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by ELB
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Houston kidnapping victim accidentally killed by FBI during raid
Replies: 41
Views: 2612

Re: TX: Houston kidnapping victim accidentally killed by FBI during raid

One of the kidnappers pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and received a life sentence, eligible for parole after 30 years: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Kidnapper-of-Conroe-dad-killed-in-botched-FBI-14395336.php This article was published last month before the...
by ELB
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - September 13
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: This Day In Texas History - September 13

... 1837 - John Rhodes King, legislator, Texas Ranger, Confederate officer, and first mayor of Seguin, … ... In the fall of 1859 he moved to Cibolo Creek in Eastern Bexar County. He was active in the movement to create Wilson County, and carried the petition to Austin. [ https://tshaonline.org/hand...
by ELB
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Today in Trump's new term as President
Replies: 3494
Views: 188534

Re: Today in Trump's new term as President

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/02/18/andrew-mccabe-60-minutes-interview-takeaways/2903347002/ Andrew McCabe selling his book to Trump haters on 60 minutes. Thought about 25 Amendment. ... BREAKING: The U.S Attorney in DC Just Gave Andrew McCabe Some Bad News United States Attorne...
by ELB
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Four years in jail for killing police officer, no-knock raid, no drugs found, no trial yet
Replies: 22
Views: 1742

Re: Four years in jail for killing police officer, no-knock raid, no drugs found, no trial yet

Almost 6 years before he will get a trial. ... I don't know the validity of the original event (the raid), but by Texas statute trials must start within 180 days of arrest. Once an indictment is obtained, I believe the DA has to be ready to go, trial can begin in short order, so I would guess the D...
by ELB
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: CA: Perp takes handgun away from Deputy, she runs away
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: CA: Perp takes handgun away from Deputy, she runs away

I came across this at Greg Ellefritz's blog. He has some thoughts on this:
https://www.activeresponsetraining.net/ ... ber-6-2019
by ELB
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Today in Trump's new term as President
Replies: 3494
Views: 188534

Re: Today in Trump's new term as President

AP Alert: https://apnews.com/9e2a69b1728d4da99afb064d8f39f566 Related topics Poverty Ap News Alert US household income finally matches 1999 peak, while poverty rate hits lowest point since 2001 today WASHINGTON (AP) — US household income finally matches 1999 peak, while poverty rate hits lowest poin...
by ELB
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: CA: Perp takes handgun away from Deputy, she runs away
Replies: 5
Views: 214

CA: Perp takes handgun away from Deputy, she runs away

Victorville California on 9/4/19.

This deputy is lucky she is alive.




https://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20190 ... t-on-video
by ELB
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: TX: Woman shoots robber trying to grab purse
Replies: 9
Views: 449

Re: TX: Woman shoots robber trying to grab purse

This Washington Post article says the DA declined to file charges against the woman.

It also says she saw that the men were indeed armed.

https://beta.washingtonpost.com/nation/ ... utType=amp
by ELB
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Legislative Discussions
Topic: Interesting article about Bonnen
Replies: 11
Views: 1768

Re: Interesting article about Bonnen

It seems the Texas Rangers, at the request of the Brazoria county DA and the Texas House Committee on General Investigations, are looking into the allegations that Bonnen and Burrows tried to bribe Sullivan. Sullivan apparently secretly recorded the meeting and provided the recording to the Rangers....
by ELB
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Garland Road Rage Shooting
Replies: 15
Views: 796

Re: Garland Road Rage Shooting

I looked for more current information on this, but all I found is that the dead guy has multiple arrests in Dallas for DWI, also other driving offenses, plus “illegal alien.”. The police press release all the news articles are obviously written on is here: https://m.facebook.com/GarlandPoliceDepartm...
by ELB
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Feds Order Apple & Google to hand over users of rifle scope app
Replies: 21
Views: 680

Re: Feds Order Apple & Google to hand over users of rifle scope app

Let's look at this in a different light. The scopes involved are night vision and thermal and probably their (ATN) binoculars. These I believe all have export restrictions which I assume are meant to keep them out of ISIS and other terror organizations. Most people who have a scope are going to hav...
by ELB
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Garland Road Rage Shooting
Replies: 15
Views: 796

Re: Garland Road Rage Shooting

The security video is at this link: https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/secur ... 2723c43042
by ELB
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Feds Order Apple & Google to hand over users of rifle scope app
Replies: 21
Views: 680

Feds Order Apple & Google to hand over users of rifle scope app

Exclusive: Feds Order Apple And Google To Hand Over Names Of 10,000+ Users Of A Gun Scope App According to a court order filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on September 5, investigators want information on users of Obsidian 4, a tool used to control rifle scopes made by night-vision specialis...

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