Skip to comments.Was Colorado corrections chief executed by a hit man?
Posted on 03/20/2013 3:37:09 PM PDT by Selene
Police probe link to Middle Eastern prisoner whose transfer to Saudi Arabia was denied a week before the slaying
Officials in Colorado are looking at a possible connection between the shooting death of the head of the state Department of Corrections and a Saudi national who was recently denied transfer from a local prison back to his home country.
Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Kramer says Tom Clements, 58, was shot at around 8.30pm Tuesday when he answered his front door in Monument, north of Colorado Springs.
A family member called 911 to report the shooting. Officers who arrived on the scene found Clements dead from a gunshot wound to the chest in his home, 9Newsreported
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I haven’t answered my door without a gun (out of sight) in 5 years. My sister won’t open hers at all. If they can’t make themselves understood through the door, then she just goes away.
Again, getting our news from the UK.
This was the guy brought his slave from SA with him.
Also, he is connected to Anwar al-Awlaki.
But the investigation should focus on peers and subordinates in addition to the inmates.
I have seen how this all works and there are animals on both sides of the cages.
Well, this is a bizarre turn of events.
I seriously doubt it was a random act.
And so it begins.
Nah, it had to be a gun totin’ Tea Party guy. /sarc
If only Colorado had banned high capacity magazines sooner, this could have been prevented.
They also had a story about that guy who blew himself and a house up today. Nothing in msm.
I was told that's how the Saudis do it.
You’d have thought something was amiss when they asked who it was and some guy in a heavy Arabic accent said, “Girl scout cookies.”
Ah, these Saudi Arabians are such sweet people. I hope that his fellow prisoners treat this character the same way they would a particularly despicable pedophile.
I have an idea-
The Department of Homeland Security should extend “trusted traveler” status to airline passengers from SA.
No way it was random. I live just a few miles from this area of El Paso county.
Where this occurred is not in a densely populated area and the street/road only as a couple of entry/exit points. It’s one of those more secluded areas that the only people who drive on this road would be the residents or someone specifically looking for an address. Hell most people don’t even know how to access the cross street of where this shooting occurred.
Most of the lots in this section of the county are a couple of acres and with lots and lots of pine trees.
Definitely not a random act.
You would think he would have a few cameras around the property.
Yes you would since he is the second prisons chief killed.
This has the earmarks of a Mexican gang hit. US criminals eschew revenge/intimidation attacks on law enforcement, because of the resultant heat it would bring. But Mexican criminals have been successful in intimidating law enforcement in Mexico: perhaps they are giving it a try here. Let’s hurry up with that amnesty!
“bizarre turn of events”
Tipping point IMO
Also this is interesting:
Clements died at his home after he answered the doorbell about 8:30 p.m. and was shot, according to a 911 call made by his wife, Lisa Clements.
Lisa Clements has been director of the Office of Behavioral Health at the Colorado Department of Human Services since October 2011. She oversees the state’s two psychiatric hospitals and about a dozen community-based mental health centers, said Liz McDonough, DHS spokeswoman.
“Again, getting our news from the UK.”
Yeah, but they get theirs from us! Let’s hear it for the “free press.”
“Mexican gang hit”
That is a high probability. No where have I seen where the FBI is investigating. Is that odd? They seem to show up for all the other shootings.
Also, this is odd:
he answered the door at his home at 17420 Colonial Park Drive, northwest of Fox Run Regional Park in the Woodmoor area.
Yup - could be.
Celments was the one who decided to deny the transfer of Muslim Homaidan Al-Turki to Saudi Arabia .
Muslim Al-Turki connected to Anwar al-Awlaki ?
Remember the U.S. State Department sent Colorado Attorney General John Suthers to Saudi Arabia to meet with King Abdullah, Crown Prince Sultan and Al-Turkis family ?
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Ya gotta wonder, though the head of the DOC probably has made a few enemies over time.
Might be a Mexican drug cartel or .. ?
He had been with the Missouri Corrections Department since 1979.
someone wants the non corrupt bureaucrats gone
the John Suthers thing makes me want to barf
[I have seen how this all works and there are animals on both sides of the cages.]
I worked in state corrections for four years, in two jurisdictions, and agree with everything you say.
My first thought was a prison gang. No evidence, just speculation.
Was an “assault weapon” used???/S