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by ELB
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Off The Beaten Path - Jot 'Em Down, TX
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Off The Beaten Path - Jot 'Em Down, TX

Had no idea. Thanks for posting!
by ELB
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: CA: Close call for deputy
Replies: 12
Views: 290

Re: CA: Close call for deputy

Statement from ICE about the illegal immigrant that tried to shoot the deputy: Javier Hernandez-Morales was a Mexican national unlawfully present in the United States who had been previously removed three times prior to 2011. After 2011, ICE issued detainers four separate times for Hernandez-Morales...
by ELB
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: CA: Close call for deputy
Replies: 12
Views: 290

CA: Close call for deputy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuuB6h3C37o https://www.newsweek.com/suspect-killed-napa-deputy-was-country-illegally-ice-1340086 A man who was killed in a shootout with a sheriff’s deputy in Napa County, California, last Sunday was in the country illegally, according to officials from the Immigrati...
by ELB
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: TX: Teen attempts to rob license holder during OfferUp meet
Replies: 2
Views: 303

TX: Teen attempts to rob license holder during OfferUp meet

I guess "OfferUp" is an app that works somewhat like Craigslist, bring buyers and sellers together. And robbers and won't-be victims, apparently. In Galveston County a man with LTC found something he wanted on OfferUp. Met with seller, 17yo who tried to rob man and got shot instead. Lifeflighted to ...
by ELB
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: VA: Appeals court overturned guilty verdict of man who killed intruder breaking into home
Replies: 10
Views: 339

Re: VA: Appeals court overturned guilty verdict of man who killed intruder breaking into home

I wonder what will be said by the full panel when they rehear the appeal. The full court upheld the panel 7-4. The link I provided was to the three-judge panel opinion because that’s the only official document I could find, But the original story is about the forecourt upholding the panel. I have n...
by ELB
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: GA: Grandma fends off home invader
Replies: 1
Views: 93

GA: Grandma fends off home invader

https://www.wbir.com/mobile/article/news/with-2-shots-from-her-pistol-and-prayer-79-year-old-woman-holds-off-burglar/85-f8b56d62-5af5-4f1c-b57a-017cde2cfabb "When you come down those stairs I’m gonna blow your :reddevil brains out!" 79 yo woman keeps 20 yo home invader at bay with attitude and warni...
by ELB
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: VA: Appeals court overturned guilty verdict of man who killed intruder breaking into home
Replies: 10
Views: 339

Re: VA: Appeals court overturned guilty verdict of man who killed intruder breaking into home

https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/Appeals-court-overturns-conviction-of-man-who-killed-home-intruder-506002561.html Judge erred by not telling jury about self defense as attorney asked. The rest of the US is not like Texas. So you have a DA, a judge, 4 appeal court members and a jury not doing...
by ELB
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - February 18
Replies: 5
Views: 124

Re: This Day In Texas History - February 18

I wish I had a little more spare time, there's more information on Wilma R "Dolly" Shea, nee Vinsent, out there. She was "Shea" only about 3 months: She married Maj Walter Shea, a navigator, in January 1945, and was killed in April. She's buried under her maiden name, 1st Lt Wilma R. Vinsent, at the...
by ELB
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - February 18
Replies: 5
Views: 124

Re: This Day In Texas History - February 18

That was an interesting set of historical events. Thanks for posting.
by ELB
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: KY: TN license holder pulls gun on MAGA hat wearer...
Replies: 6
Views: 291

KY: TN license holder pulls gun on MAGA hat wearer...

...and tells him "It's a good day for you to die." https://www.wbko.com/content/news/Man-arrested-after-alleged-incident-at-Sams-Club-in-Bowling-Green-505971901.html The story says that although the idiot with the gun claims that the victim assaulted him, the victim denies placing his hands on him a...
by ELB
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Attempted kidnapping on San Antonio Riverwalk
Replies: 2
Views: 314

TX: Attempted kidnapping on San Antonio Riverwalk

https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/crime/article/Man-arrested-attempted-kidnapping-River-Walk-13620465.php#photo-16934896 Not on the touristy part of the Riverwalk, but farther south close to King William district. Thu morning 9:45 man with a gun grabbed a woman. She screamed and broke away, he...
by ELB
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - February 14
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: This Day In Texas History - February 14

1895 - A rare Gulf Coast snowstorm dumps up to 20 inches of snow on the Houston-Galveston area.
Wowser!
by ELB
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: TN: License holder kills man who murdered wife
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: TN: License holder kills man who murdered wife

Hard to be both succinct and complete. ;-)

And quick.
by ELB
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: TN: License holder kills man who murdered wife
Replies: 3
Views: 160

TN: License holder kills man who murdered wife

https://www.wbir.com/mobile/article/news/crime/sheriff-witness-eliminated-a-threat-by-shooting-man-who-killed-his-wife-at-tenn-dentist-office/51-3377463d-ed26-401c-8b54-377f9da9cd80 Man went into dental office where his wife worked and killed her: . Another man who was in the office probably stopped...
by ELB
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - February 12
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: This Day In Texas History - February 12

OMG. I'm old enough to remember an historical event of Texas. :shock:

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