NFR Car break in at Rattlesnake Lake

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  1. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    I suppose you could rig up a system to electrify your vehicle to dissuade tweakers from breaking in .... but some do-gooder would probably bitch about it.:cool:
     
  2. Chris Selvar

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    No the officer didn't say anything, in fact he was pretty relaxed about the whole thing. in all reality while I was defending my personal property I would also consider it protecting myself, their was a reason I had him lay down with his hands out, I had no idea if he had any weapons on him (more then likely a knife), at least in that position it would give me time to respond if he was going to try and get cute. In my opinion it would only be lethal force if I ended up pulling the trigger on the guy, until then I was just persuading the guy to not move...
     
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    Heck, this compassionate liberal thoroughly enjoys the internet tough guy talk when it comes to tweakers and vehicle prowls and B & E. They are addicts and cannot stop, and the justice system, or whatever there is of it, is entirely unable to make any measurable difference. As much as I like Orangeradish's idea of roughing up the tweakers and making examples of a few of them, even if word gets out, they won't stop breaking into vehicles and buildings looking for anything they can sell for pennies on the dollar for their next fix. Fortunately for break-ins that occur near rivers, rivers have gravel bars. At the downstream end of gravel bars, known as point bars, the material is small gravel and sand. Why, you ask, do I mention this? Because this is an easy place to dig a hole large enough to put a tweaker. Bodies decompose over the summer, and next winter's high water washes any remaining evidence away. And the neat thing about tweakers is that their families have long since given up caring. They don't call in any missing person reports, so the police don't have to waste any time looking for someone no one really wants around anyway.

    S,S,S. Unless you have access to a backhoe, that is.
     
  4. David Loy

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    Selvar, do you suppose they will ask for testimony?
    It's not often we hear a real story like this. Very interesting. You must have pulled off a calm demeanor in front of the officer. How long was the wait?
    Thanks. Good job.
     
  5. GAT

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    Most likely the tweaker will get a lawyer and sue Selvar for endangerment. ....the sad thing is, he'd probably have no problem finding a lawyer to take the case.
     
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    One of the reasons I always suggest using a short barrelled shot gun, if the body does happen to come loose from the gravel and is discovered down stream there are no bullets in them that can be used for comparison purposes if they somehow put it all together. I would hate to have to dispose of a decent 1911 if the body is found.
     
  7. Chris Selvar

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    David as I mentioned this two years ago, the cop asked for a statement and asked if I wanted to press charges, he did say more then likely i would go to court and no get anything out of him, but with or without me they have enough to get him for identity theft.

    I opted not to press charges because i didnt want to waste my time in court, and the only damage was a scratch about 2 inches long on my window.

    Total time from me calling the cops and them showing up was maybe 5 minutes? when your heart is pounding though you don't really have a sense of time. I will admit I was nervous about what to do when they showed up, I decided as soon as the cops where in sight to holster my weapon (i think it put them at ease). Once i could hear the cops my adrenlin started to go down and once they where at the scene I was much clamer then when it initailly happened. Once he got out of his car he told me to step back towards him and to "keep your hands away from your weapon" I did so. he took it unloaded it and put it in his car before attending to the tweaker. time from cops showing up to me going home was probably an hour or so. Once it was over the officer gave me my gun, mag and chamber round and told me to wait until I got back in my truck to load it.

    No lawsuit was ever filled by the tweaker and I have no had anyone mess with my truck sense :)
     
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    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    Said tweaker would have to steal a lot of car stereos to afford a decent lawyer. Not to mention he still has to resist buying meth with the money.
     
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    I don't own guns but selvar congrats on a responsible and textbook use of your weapon for defense
     
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    Last time I was up there, someone posted signs with a "Alert Car Break-In" and description near some of the parking and pathways.
     
  11. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald that's His Lordship, to you.....

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    You know, guys; Vlad the Impaler could fix this little problem in less than a week. Sharpen the log, put a little grease on the pointed end, sink it into the ground, and shove the perp's ass on it. Vlad and the boys captured oh, a thousand or so of Hamza Pasha's cavalry (the Pasha was one of the Sultan Mehmed II's minions), including the Pasha himself, and impaled the lot of them, with the Pasha on the highest stick as an acknowledgment of his rank. Nice Prince, Vlad, a real go-getter!
     
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    Dracula? Nice! I don't think he's going to find tweaker blood very tasteful, though... I mean c'mon, he's certainly a fine connoisseur.
     
  13. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald that's His Lordship, to you.....

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    you know where he got that name, Jim? Tepes was a Prince in the house of Draculesti, and the old man, Vlad II was a member of the Order of the Dragon-fitting, actually-founded in 1408 to fight the Turks and the Ottoman empire. Vlad III Dracula was actually his name: son of the dragon. But the woodcuts showing him drinking the blood of his victims were all made well after his death. Worked for the Turks, and should work for the tweaker scum now.
     
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    Yup. I've read about that. He was sending some pretty powerful messages to his enemies. Legendary, literally.