'Michael the Car Thief' and Pals Arrested In Ingleside Terrace

One of the overlooked classic scenes in the Coen Brothers 1987 film Raising Arizona comes when the inept criminal brothers Evelle and Gale Snoat walk into the “hayseed bank” with rifles blazing, ready for a robbery. Evelle tells his brother “They're over there on the ground, like you commanded, Gale.”

The elder brother grows livid and notes “I told you not to use my damn name. Can't you even try to keep from forgettin' that?” Chastened, Evelle notes, “Not even your code name?” before assuring the supine hicks on the floor “Y'all hear that? We're usin' code names.”

All of which leads us to San Francisco's Ingleside Terrace neighborhood on Monday afternoon — when a woman heard several men break into a car, then loudly implore their buddy to get a move on, while using what we're assuming wasn't his “code name.”

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