Skip to comments.Trash search led to deadly police raid
Posted on 07/08/2008 6:10:24 AM PDT by bamahead
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I think Sheriff Andy needs to take Barney's bullet away from him.
We got a 92 year old lady shot down in these parts by a Swat team. There was so much gunfire from the SWATs that they succeeded in wounding some of their own.
As I read it, Capone’s employees were all dressed up as cops for the St. Valentine’s day massacre. Moran’s people would have had no way to distinguish them from cops doing a “no-knock” raid.
I am saddened to hear that.
The kid shouldn’t be going to prison - he should be going to an appointment with ol’ Sparky.
Still that is the way a warrant should be served unless circumstances (lives in danger, violent offender) dictate otherwise.
Do you know any of the details of the situation I’m talking about?
On the plus side, the little ol’ lady did send a few round back at the cops before they killed her.
And the cops in question ARE going to jail. Mostly ‘cause they didn’t find any drugs..., but they are going to jail.
No. I don’t get the news from Virginia. From your response, I was assuming the cop served the warrant in a less threatening fashion and the kid shot him. If that is not the case, I apologize.
The suspect DID have a shotgun.
How were the police to know that the response to their polite query would NOT have been a 12 gauge round exploding through the front door? A reasonable question.
why not serve the warrant with a polite knock on the door and a We have a warrant, sir, may we come in?
A few years ago, our town did a mass bust on valentines day. The undercover cop showed up at the door carrying a bouquet of flowers, knocked and said “FTD flower delivery for [insert perp’s name].
They got everyone quite peacefully. The perps were actually eager to identify themselves and sign for their flowers. No guns were drawn and nobody got shot.
I dont know, is it really what the 46 year old Father wanted?
Then why was he engaged in criminal activity.
"Authority does not bare the sword in vain".
All stupid people; wake up.
Somone had called in a report that this kid was growing and selling pot at his house. It was a 2or3 AM raid. The kid was in bed sleeping with his tv on, his dog started barking, his door was kicked in and a guy with a gun was framed in his doorway with bright lights shining in. He shot twice, blindly, and ended up killing a LEO that was outside in the yard. There was less than an ounce of pot, no plants. He had been broken into and threatened a number of times before this by local gangs.
Maybe they thought they were going to a bachelor party.
Is everything that is illegal a criminal activity?
Read it again.
S L O W L Y
the irony is that these jackboots are addicted to adrenaline.
This was my daily DUH moment prior to coffee!
Feel proud to have been a part of it :)
No problem ;)
And, thanks for the CATO link.
I’ve been contriuting to CATO for years and even have several copies of their pocket Consitution.
I lost the link you posted and now I’ve got it again.
A-a-a-w-w-w, man! Followin' a battering ram through a flattened door at 2:30am is past cool. With enough adrenalin, you don't need no steenkin' MJ.
You don’t get M4 carbines,MP-5 SMGs and flash-bangs unless you actually plan to use them.
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