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Chainsaw and Samurai Sword Used in Neighbours' Clash Over Loud Music
Wyndham Weekly ^ | 02 May, 2012 | Nick Ralston

Posted on 05/02/2012 8:16:21 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A neighbourhood dispute over loud music and erratic driving has escalated into a bloody brawl in which a chainsaw partially severed a man's arm.

Doctors are attempting to reattach the arm of Mark Jorgensen, 29, after the altercation in in Fenton Close, Minto, last night.

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Another man, Troy Thornton, 26, lost a finger in the dispute. His sister, Nicole Thornton, claimed he was attacked with a samurai sword.

Mr Thornton, a father of two, lives in Queensland but was in Sydney to attend the funeral of his sister's partner, Peter Reinhardt, who drowned when his boat overturned on the Nepean River in March.

As Ms Thornton kept a waterside vigil with her newborn baby, the couple's Londonderry home was robbed. Thieves took jewellery, cash and a gun.

The Thorntons' mother, Wendy Halls, said it had been a traumatic few months for the family.

The problems began just after 5.30pm yesterday when the Jorgensen household complained about Ms Halls playing loud music.

The Thorntons claim that someone from the Jorgensen household then drove in a dangerous and threatening manner towards them.

Police were called and the two families were told to return to their homes.

But tensions escalated again just before 9.20pm, resulting in the chainsaw being produced.

Ms Thornton claimed members of the Jorgensen household tried to invade their family's home.

"Basically we ended up all in a brawl," she said. "The guys from next door. By then there was 20 of them with bats, swords and poles.

"It was me, my mum and my sister taking on guys, so my brother has gone and got the chainsaw."

Ms Thornton said her brother was attacked with the sword before he got involved in a wrestle with the chainsaw. She denied he went after anyone with it.


TOPICS: Local News; Miscellaneous; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: napl

1 posted on 05/02/2012 8:16:27 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Slings and Arrows

Next on Jerry Springer ping!


2 posted on 05/02/2012 8:18:35 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: nickcarraway

Gee! it’s a good thing guns are restricted!

The # form of Homicide in the UK now, is “putting the boot in”

And for the record, My Chainsaw takes 20 min to start.

Damn you Ethanol!


3 posted on 05/02/2012 8:22:50 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: nickcarraway
Wrong approach. My technique is to ask them if they'd like 2,000 watts of Mozart's Ein Kliene Nachtmusik and they turn down the volume. I hope I never have to follow through with my threat, 'cause it's a lot of work to set up the PA.
4 posted on 05/02/2012 8:26:50 PM PDT by Marauder ("I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just" -- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Marauder
LOL! I love Mozart.

/johnny

5 posted on 05/02/2012 8:35:02 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

MacCloud Family Reunion?

There can be only one....


6 posted on 05/02/2012 8:43:01 PM PDT by Ueriah
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To: mylife

Those crazy Aussies!

Was there any drinking involved — I wonder?


7 posted on 05/02/2012 8:48:52 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: mylife

Clearly the UK now needs to ban and seize all chainsaws.


8 posted on 05/02/2012 8:53:38 PM PDT by wrencher
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To: smokingfrog

Gee? Ya think?

It was obviously a long running feud.


9 posted on 05/02/2012 8:55:54 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: Clay Moore; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Somehow, Bruce Campbell had to be involved.


10 posted on 05/02/2012 8:57:06 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: wrencher

Although its a UK paper and, I did mention UK, this is an Aussie Row.


11 posted on 05/02/2012 8:58:20 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: nickcarraway
In this corner...

And in this corner...


12 posted on 05/02/2012 9:00:37 PM PDT by Eccl 10:2
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To: mylife

I had to look it up to find out what a ‘tinny’ is.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z1hRw-I93M


13 posted on 05/02/2012 9:01:39 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: nickcarraway
Ms Thornton said her brother was attacked with the sword before he got involved in a wrestle with the chainsaw.

Never wrestle with a chain saw.

14 posted on 05/02/2012 9:06:22 PM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: smokingfrog

It’s an odd colloquialism.


15 posted on 05/02/2012 9:07:49 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: nickcarraway

Chainsaw? The movie Scarface comes to life?


16 posted on 05/02/2012 9:10:54 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (The Republican Party is bigger than the presidency.)
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To: mylife

Best I can figure is it’s a small boat with an outboard.

It TX we’d call it a bass boat.


17 posted on 05/02/2012 9:11:20 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

Yeah a 14 foot aluminum bass boat with a 25 HP outboard! LOL


18 posted on 05/02/2012 9:15:20 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: nickcarraway

Australian for “neighborly disagreement”.


19 posted on 05/02/2012 9:17:13 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: smokingfrog
Imagine shooting flood waters in an aluminum POS.

Dimple rock rapid did me one at low water in a good raft.

You get tangled in trees and your done.

20 posted on 05/02/2012 9:29:06 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: nickcarraway; Ramius; 300winmag; IrishCatholic; lookout88; Wpin; spetznaz; Smokin' Joe; ...

Sword ping!

Dang katanas... I wish we’d see one of these with a good European longsword ome of these days. Dang Hollywood movies have just polluted us with too many images of freakin’ katanas.

In a fight against a katana (or a chainsaw for that matter) I’d take a longsword any day.


21 posted on 05/02/2012 9:38:24 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: smokingfrog

The reason Dimple rock is called Dimple rock is that they found an aluminum canoe back in the late 60’s crushed under the rock that bore the name “dimples”

Two waters confluence there and Pinball rock sends you right into the melee.


22 posted on 05/02/2012 9:40:25 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: smokingfrog

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kr5cc7WZIE


23 posted on 05/02/2012 9:41:31 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Ha! I was wondering why they called it dimple rock. Looks more like a flat iron. If one rock don’t get you, the other one will.


24 posted on 05/02/2012 9:48:22 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Clay Moore

Jerry Springer, picking up where Geraldo left off.


25 posted on 05/02/2012 9:52:23 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: smokingfrog

Dimple rock is under cut by the current.

If you go in and its clean, you have a good chance of popping out (keep your feet and arms up and you wont get hung on the rocks) but if the water is high and theres a dead tree stuck down there, you get hung like a fly on fly paper

The high siding of the boat that dumps yo into the current and drags you into the undercut is classic dimple rock.

Pinball rock/Ricochet rocks hand in this cant be understated

It just bits you in the worst place and then youre in the drink.


26 posted on 05/02/2012 9:58:43 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: smokingfrog
Looks more like a flat iron

More like am anvil.

27 posted on 05/02/2012 10:04:09 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Mases Could Be Farts)
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To: nickcarraway

Crocodile Dundee “Thats not a knife “ “Thats a Chainsaw? a Samuari Sword?”


28 posted on 05/03/2012 12:25:44 AM PDT by MrDaddyLongLegs (You dont need any qualifications to be a Politician)
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To: nickcarraway

Crocodile Dundee “Thats not a knife “ “Thats a Chainsaw? a Samuari Sword?”


29 posted on 05/03/2012 12:26:00 AM PDT by MrDaddyLongLegs (You dont need any qualifications to be a Politician)
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To: Ramius
Photobucket I'm honestly surprised fights like this did NOT break out in the last Jerry Springer neighborhood I lived in.
30 posted on 05/03/2012 4:59:47 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Ramius

Depends on what you’ve trained with. As for me, I’ve fenced and done Toyama Ryu, so a katana is my blade of choice. That said, I’ve swung some damn fine European longswords!


31 posted on 05/03/2012 6:45:57 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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