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(Bay News 9)   A naked woman in Florida walking around the road holding a cross eventually goes home... Just kidding. She eventually gets shot and killed by the cops after some passersby take a few cell phone pics   (baynews9.com) divider line 338
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2012-10-21 08:04:10 PM  
And this is why cops should not be allowed near guns.
 
2012-10-21 08:59:22 PM  
Klan meeting.
Over zealous cops.
Done.
 
2012-10-21 09:00:01 PM  
This is so clearly her own fault for not being armed. Once again, if everyone had been armed this situation would have never happened. Why do people need to make things so complicated?
 
2012-10-21 09:15:57 PM  
Did she attack them with a cross?
 
2012-10-21 09:20:55 PM  
Florida is a banana republic in all but name.
 
2012-10-21 09:28:47 PM  
img2.bdbphotos.com

RIP
 
2012-10-21 09:29:42 PM  
Were the cops Jewish?
 
2012-10-21 09:32:42 PM  
Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.
 
2012-10-21 09:48:09 PM  

GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.


this
 
2012-10-21 09:49:07 PM  
FTFA: "She was literally walking down the road straight at us," Collins said. "So, we pulled up alongside of her, and at that point I looked out the window and I asked her, I said, 'Are you alright?' And she said, 'Yeah, but I'm a little bit confused.'"
Collins said the woman then walked away into the wooded area, and they snapped the photos of her. They said they took the photos, thinking that no one would believe them without photographic evidence that they had seen the woman.


Thank god neither of you two sh#tbags thought to help a confused, naked woman walking off into the woods, or she might still be alive today. Good on you for getting those cell pics, though. Very helpful.
 
2012-10-21 09:49:33 PM  
David Simpson, who described himself as Swanson's boyfriend, said she was very religious and that she thought "the end times were near." He said she had attended Bible study earlier in the week.

/See? there was your mistake right there...she was farking nuts to begin with, and "obviously" the drugs she was on made her totally lose whatever mind she had left. I'm just glad nobody else got hurt.
 
2012-10-21 09:50:34 PM  

EatenTheSun: Were the cops Jewish?


No, Vampires.
 
2012-10-21 09:50:45 PM  

vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this


/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.
 
2012-10-21 09:51:27 PM  
Fail subby...even TFA says she pointed a gun at them. Should the cops ask people if the gun works or not before protecting themselves?

But hey, this is Fark. Why let facts get in the way of your cop hate.

/meow
 
2012-10-21 09:51:47 PM  

EatenTheSun: Were the cops Jewish?


Speaking of which, have you heard about the new Jewish cop car?

Not only does the car stop on a dime, it picks it up.




www.badabingpizzaraleigh.com
 
2012-10-21 09:51:53 PM  

Barfmaker: This is so clearly her own fault for not being armed. Once again, if everyone had been armed this situation would have never happened. Why do people need to make things so complicated?


She was armed; her boyfriend reported that she put the cross down and grabbed an antique shot gun with 1 bullet, and that is what the cops saw her carrying.

I feel bad for everyone involved, and wish this had been handled differently, but the gun she was carrying puts a different spin on this story than if it were a cross.

Of course the article doesn't mention the gun till the very end.
 
2012-10-21 09:52:00 PM  

GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.


The cross was a weapon to them.
 
2012-10-21 09:52:17 PM  
god damn the cops
 
2012-10-21 09:52:38 PM  

Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.


They couldn't use the tasers and bean bags? They're usually so quick to whip those out every chance they get.
 
2012-10-21 09:52:40 PM  
That is one of the weirdest stories I've ever seen.

A woman is walking around naked in the woods carrying a cross and is seen by two men...who apparently don't think this is odd enough to alert the authorities, although they do take a few pictures.

The woman's boyfriend knows she is wandering around in the woods and knows she has a gun, which looks like a gun and although he knows it doesn't fire, he doesn't bother telling the authorities that his girlfriend is a) crazy as a loon and b) is carrying a weapon that doesn't fire so c) if you see her, please don't kill her.

A couple OFF-DUTY cops are hanging around in these same woods and see this same crazy lady who shows up, acts crazy, then leaves and comes back. A short time later, she's dead.

I have this feeling there's a big part of the story missing, that it involves the two men who "just happened" to take a couple pictures conveniently proving they didn't kill this woman--see? see? here's our pictures to prove it!--and the boyfriend who "just happened" to let her roam around with a conveniently non-firing gun. We'll see how it plays out in weeks to come.
 
2012-10-21 09:52:51 PM  

Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.


Right, the naked woman who was previously holding a cross and completely non-violent a short time before she was shot suddenly stole a gun.

If you are dumb enough to believe that, I've got a bridge I'd like to sell you.
 
2012-10-21 09:52:55 PM  
Eh, I side with the cops.

That cross could have been a dagger. And, they did find a replica pistol.

The family probably tampered with the scene to make it look like the crazy wasn't trying to attack the cops to ensure a future lawsuit.
 
2012-10-21 09:53:28 PM  
All you cop haters should relax. Maybe she was scratching her butt and the cops thought she was going for a concealed gun.
 
2012-10-21 09:54:06 PM  
Was she hot?
 
2012-10-21 09:56:11 PM  

vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this is stupid


presumably what you meant
 
2012-10-21 09:56:34 PM  

Keizer_Ghidorah: Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.

They couldn't use the tasers and bean bags? They're usually so quick to whip those out every chance they get.


/yes...they could have..if 1. they were ON DUTY with them available, and 2. had a chance to get to them before she opened fire. They were off duty, but with their service weapons. Im sure they don't just carry tasers and bean bags around with them all the time....facepalms
 
2012-10-21 09:56:53 PM  
I was hoping that the headline was an overzealous lie. Maybe she was tazed and the subby lied (subbies never lie, right?) and she was tazed and confused...

/just wow
 
2012-10-21 09:56:55 PM  

GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.


And yet you support the drug war that has directly resulted in more crime and more risk for cops, leading them deeper into militarization.
 
2012-10-21 09:57:26 PM  
I guess she was right about the end being near.
 
2012-10-21 09:57:26 PM  
guns do not kill people, police do!
 
2012-10-21 09:58:23 PM  

Gyrfalcon: That is one of the weirdest stories I've ever seen.

A woman is walking around naked in the woods carrying a cross and is seen by two men...who apparently don't think this is odd enough to alert the authorities, although they do take a few pictures.

The woman's boyfriend knows she is wandering around in the woods and knows she has a gun, which looks like a gun and although he knows it doesn't fire, he doesn't bother telling the authorities that his girlfriend is a) crazy as a loon and b) is carrying a weapon that doesn't fire so c) if you see her, please don't kill her.

A couple OFF-DUTY cops are hanging around in these same woods and see this same crazy lady who shows up, acts crazy, then leaves and comes back. A short time later, she's dead.

I have this feeling there's a big part of the story missing, that it involves the two men who "just happened" to take a couple pictures conveniently proving they didn't kill this woman--see? see? here's our pictures to prove it!--and the boyfriend who "just happened" to let her roam around with a conveniently non-firing gun. We'll see how it plays out in weeks to come.


This all smells fake. They happen upon a naked woman in some kind of mental issue and just leave her there? Really? That's standard procedure?

Bullshiat. There's something going on, and the cops are covering up something.
 
2012-10-21 09:59:07 PM  

Keizer_Ghidorah: Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.

They couldn't use the tasers and bean bags? They're usually so quick to whip those out every chance they get.


It does say they were off duty, so likely not carrying beanbag guns or tasers. Of course, why the off duty cops were carrying regular firearms in the middle of the woods is another good question.
 
2012-10-21 09:59:23 PM  

rattchett: All you cop haters should relax. Maybe she was scratching her butt and the cops thought she was going for a concealed gun.


And breasts are very easy to confuse as bazookas or hand grenades, depending on size, shape, color and whether or not they're natural or fake. And even if that wasn't the case, but it was cold outside, imagine the damage a woman could do with her erect nipples.
 
2012-10-21 10:01:23 PM  

GAT_00: Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.

Right, the naked woman who was previously holding a cross and completely non-violent a short time before she was shot suddenly stole a gun.

If you are dumb enough to believe that, I've got a bridge I'd like to sell you.


The article states at the end that her boyfriend was the one that said she stole the gun from him.

Who am I not supposed to believe?
 
2012-10-21 10:01:23 PM  

fusillade762: [img2.bdbphotos.com image 453x356]

RIP


i291.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-21 10:01:33 PM  

zato_ichi: Eh, I side with the cops.

That cross could have been a dagger. And, they did find a replica pistol.

The family probably tampered with the scene to make it look like the crazy wasn't trying to attack the cops to ensure a future lawsuit.


It wasn't a replica, it was an antique gun.

Not sure if the cops did anything wrong here, but somebody farked up. Probably the douchebags who saw a naked woman wandering around rambling about the end times and just took pictures rather than reporting her.
 
2012-10-21 10:01:35 PM  
sleep lack

Was she hot?

She was hole-y
 
2012-10-21 10:01:37 PM  

Smackledorfer: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

And yet you support the drug war that has directly resulted in more crime and more risk for cops, leading them deeper into militarization.


I don't care what the penalties are. I just refuse to change laws because criminals want the laws to change. It's this thing called nuance that so many people are completely unable to get.
 
2012-10-21 10:01:54 PM  

TuteTibiImperes: Keizer_Ghidorah: Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.

They couldn't use the tasers and bean bags? They're usually so quick to whip those out every chance they get.

It does say they were off duty, so likely not carrying beanbag guns or tasers. Of course, why the off duty cops were carrying regular firearms in the middle of the woods is another good question.


/In most departments (as in my department) you are expected to carry pretty much at all times. As you are never officially (not a police officer) even when off duty, you are expected to react to criminal or dangerous situations, and take whatever measures necessary. That means you carry your sidearm and your badge.
 
2012-10-21 10:02:04 PM  

TuteTibiImperes: Keizer_Ghidorah: Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.

They couldn't use the tasers and bean bags? They're usually so quick to whip those out every chance they get.

It does say they were off duty, so likely not carrying beanbag guns or tasers. Of course, why the off duty cops were carrying regular firearms in the middle of the woods is another good question.


To state the obvious....

They are closeted homosexuals, perusing the forest for anonymous gay sex partners who use the area as a local cruise spot. When you're a homo, looking for a man on man bareback forest fark and suddenly all you see are boobs and hips racing towards you -- what do you do? Duh! You wipe the cum off your lips and mustache, whip out your pistol and fire on that biatch.
 
2012-10-21 10:02:55 PM  

Keizer_Ghidorah: Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.

They couldn't use the tasers and bean bags? They're usually so quick to whip those out every chance they get.


Deadly force is deadly force. Either the suspect has means, opportunity, and intent and the cops shouldn't take on extra risk, or they don't and a gun shouldn't be used.

I hate police brutality but I wouldn't ask a cop to bring bean bags to a gun fight.
 
2012-10-21 10:02:57 PM  

Barricaded Gunman: FTFA: "She was literally walking down the road straight at us," Collins said. "So, we pulled up alongside of her, and at that point I looked out the window and I asked her, I said, 'Are you alright?' And she said, 'Yeah, but I'm a little bit confused.'"
Collins said the woman then walked away into the wooded area, and they snapped the photos of her. They said they took the photos, thinking that no one would believe them without photographic evidence that they had seen the woman.

Thank god neither of you two sh#tbags thought to help a confused, naked woman walking off into the woods, or she might still be alive today. Good on you for getting those cell pics, though. Very helpful.


Yeah, they should have called the cops.
 
2012-10-21 10:03:14 PM  

MrHappyRotter: TuteTibiImperes: Keizer_Ghidorah: Bit'O'Gristle: vudukungfu: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

this

/try rtfa, it says she stole a gun from a man, and that's what she was holding when the officers were forced to put her down.

They couldn't use the tasers and bean bags? They're usually so quick to whip those out every chance they get.

It does say they were off duty, so likely not carrying beanbag guns or tasers. Of course, why the off duty cops were carrying regular firearms in the middle of the woods is another good question.

To state the obvious....

They are closeted homosexuals, perusing the forest for anonymous gay sex partners who use the area as a local cruise spot. When you're a homo, looking for a man on man bareback forest fark and suddenly all you see are boobs and hips racing towards you -- what do you do? Duh! You wipe the cum off your lips and mustache, whip out your pistol and fire on that biatch.


/wonders how you know that the parks are hang outs for gays looking for bootie? Steps back slowly...
 
2012-10-21 10:03:24 PM  

GAT_00: Smackledorfer: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

And yet you support the drug war that has directly resulted in more crime and more risk for cops, leading them deeper into militarization.

I don't care what the penalties are. I just refuse to change laws because criminals want the laws to change. It's this thing called nuance that so many people are completely unable to get.


like abolitionists who freed slaves. Stupid criminals wanting the law to change. Why don't people understand your nuance?
 
2012-10-21 10:04:29 PM  
She held the cross up and made a circle like this and said, 'Antichrist, Antichrist, this meeting is over,'

Well there you go, you can't just end a meeting with the Antichrist like that.
 
2012-10-21 10:04:42 PM  

skullkrusher: GAT_00: Smackledorfer: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

And yet you support the drug war that has directly resulted in more crime and more risk for cops, leading them deeper into militarization.

I don't care what the penalties are. I just refuse to change laws because criminals want the laws to change. It's this thing called nuance that so many people are completely unable to get.

like abolitionists who freed slaves. Stupid criminals wanting the law to change. Why don't people understand your nuance?


Ah yes, comparing yourself to a slave because you want to fire up a bong. Real good argument there. I'm totally convinced.
 
2012-10-21 10:04:47 PM  

GAT_00: Smackledorfer: GAT_00: Proving yet again that you should never trust the cops side of the story. It's always a lie.

And yet you support the drug war that has directly resulted in more crime and more risk for cops, leading them deeper into militarization.

I don't care what the penalties are. I just refuse to change laws because criminals want the laws to change. It's this thing called nuance that so many people are completely unable to get.


Yeah, throwing people into jail for longer sentences than murderers and rapists get because they smelled sort of like pot makes far more sense.
 
2012-10-21 10:04:57 PM  

cepson: Barricaded Gunman: FTFA: "She was literally walking down the road straight at us," Collins said. "So, we pulled up alongside of her, and at that point I looked out the window and I asked her, I said, 'Are you alright?' And she said, 'Yeah, but I'm a little bit confused.'"
Collins said the woman then walked away into the wooded area, and they snapped the photos of her. They said they took the photos, thinking that no one would believe them without photographic evidence that they had seen the woman.

Thank god neither of you two sh#tbags thought to help a confused, naked woman walking off into the woods, or she might still be alive today. Good on you for getting those cell pics, though. Very helpful.

Yeah, they should have called the cops.


/My thoughts too...i would have approached her, (if she wasn't armed at the time) and talked to her until help arrived. If they had time to snap a pic or two..they had time to call law enforcement, but no...they looked at it more of entertainment, than doing something right.
 
2012-10-21 10:05:03 PM  

Guntram Shatterhand: This all smells fake. They happen upon a naked woman in some kind of mental issue and just leave her there? Really? That's standard procedure?


What kind of "gathering" was it? And why, upon seeing the crazy nekkid woman in the woods the first time when she was armed only with the cross did the off duty cop not call for an on duty cop and medical but instead left the area to go get his service weapon, during which time she went and got herself a non-functioning weapon? And they met up again and the cops shot her?

The freakin' Blair Witch Project made more sense than this story.
 
2012-10-21 10:05:06 PM  
Looks like she may have been carrying an antique pistol that didn't fire. That's a better story than she was carrying a cross. Yeah, that's the ticket.

David Simpson, who described himself as Swanson's boyfriend, said she was very religious and that she thought "the end times were near." He said she had attended Bible study earlier in the week.

Simpson said deputies found the cross that Collins and Eylward said Swanson had been carrying inside his home after the shooting. Simpson said the investigators told him she had left the cross in his home and taken his antique gun.

The gun is what Simpson said the off-duty officers saw her wielding when they opened fire. Simpson said the gun is very old, that it holds one bullet and that it doesn't fire.

Simpson said deputies had him identify Swanson's body and the antique gun on Sunday.

Deputies have not confirmed that Swanson was holding the antique gun at the time of the shooting.
 
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