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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 44
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2012-10-21 09:57:26 PM  
6 votes:
I guess she was right about the end being near.
2012-10-21 09:50:34 PM  
5 votes:

EatenTheSun: Were the cops Jewish?


No, Vampires.
2012-10-21 10:02:04 PM  
4 votes:

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 09:00:01 PM  
4 votes:
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 11:35:01 PM  
3 votes:
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2012-10-21 10:04:29 PM  
3 votes:
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 10:01:23 PM  
3 votes:

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

RIP


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2012-10-21 09:51:47 PM  
3 votes:

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.




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2012-10-21 09:29:42 PM  
3 votes:
Were the cops Jewish?
2012-10-21 10:24:10 PM  
2 votes:
It was the best of times, it was the end of times
2012-10-21 10:19:29 PM  
2 votes:
She's coming right for us!
up-ship.com

/BLAM
/RIP poor troubled Lady
2012-10-21 10:13:08 PM  
2 votes:

skullkrusher: Mr. Chainsaw: RTFA again.

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

I wonder if the officers said she was holding the gun after they heard that she had allegedly stolen it.

why else would 2 guys shoot a naked stranger in the woods? She was naked, if she'd stolen the gun where was it if she wasn't holding it?


Maybe there was a strap on it.
2012-10-21 10:05:03 PM  
2 votes:

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 09:59:23 PM  
2 votes:

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 09:57:26 PM  
2 votes:
guns do not kill people, police do!
2012-10-21 09:28:47 PM  
2 votes:
img2.bdbphotos.com

RIP
2012-10-22 06:48:22 AM  
1 votes:

RockofAges: No, you're not Cruisertwelve, you're just an arrogant know-nothing with an inflated sense of his own education and intelligence.


That's okay. I love you, and so does Jesus. That's what really matters in the end. :)

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RockofAges: Bottom line for those who can't read between them: A 42 year old, random private citizen, wandering naked and confused, fresh off an LSD dose, is not exactly a contender for "rifleman of the year", particularly when "wielding" (read: holding awkwardly) an antique weapon which doesn't fire in the first place.


I've already addressed the magic psychic powers you expect people to have. They don't exist. If you can demonstrate they do, James Randi would be happy to give you a million dollars.

Which, guess what. Doesn't matter, at all. That's right. It means zero, bumkis, zilch, nada, zip.

There's no law or ethical requirement in the United States, nor any jury in it, who's going to indict anyone, who shoots a person waving a gun in their face on their own property, uninvited, and there's no requirement to judge whether that weapon was loaded and capable of functioning or not.

The fact of the matter is that these two were not serving in the capacity of police officers. They were off-duty, at a private residence. They were not called to the residence. If the story they are telling is proven to be true, then while it's incredibly unfortunate that this woman died, it's perfectly legal for them to have done what they did.

RockofAges: Not exactly a champion shot.


Please point out in US Federal and State law, or local statute, where the use of lethal force by a concealed carry holder or law enforcement officer must be preceeded by them being accurately struck by a firing weapon?

RockofAges: nice attempt to distract the point via obfuscation and nice little images.

/plus Brony. So there's that. Instant zero cred.


people.virginia.edu
people.virginia.edu

Now who's being ridiculous. It's funny you're exhibiting the exact same behavior you scold others on.
2012-10-22 06:04:20 AM  
1 votes:
Bravo red one ranger, naked woman with cross taken out.
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Continue shopping citizens.
2012-10-22 01:38:04 AM  
1 votes:

BronyMedic: FTFA: They were off duty.


This is a non-sequitor. Police can arrest anyone at any time.

BronyMedic: That's an 8 year old shooting a 50 caliber rifle.


Another non-sequitor

BronyMedic: That's a 17 year old girl who shot a deer with a .58 cal musket.


And another.

I don't care what you think, I'm going to assume that a crazy naked lady with a gun standing there in the dark is not going to be able to shoot me, because I've shot a gun before and I wouldn't be able to hit shiat like that. Neither would you and neither would anyone, including the ladies in those pictures. Pretending you don't know that is weak.

ScottRiqui: Based on an initial sketchy article, assuming that she wasn't pointing the gun at them is just as irresponsible as assuming she was. And no, a ten-pound rifle is not overly cumbersome for a woman, regardless of what you think. If it was in her hands, it could be brought to bear in less than a second.


No, because we assume that unless we hear otherwise, something didn't happen or we can sit here all day and make shiat up. Everything that's not in the story, including whether or not the cops raped her corpse, is purely speculation and therefore stupid to talk about, unless you make it funny somehow.

I don't care what "could" happen, I live in real America, where things are either likely or unlikely. How likely is it do you think that those cops would have gotten shot if it were a real gun? I think not very. You are saying "very"? Is that right?
2012-10-22 12:18:33 AM  
1 votes:

mediablitz: Seriously? That is how far up the police's ass you are? You are pretending there is no grey area that is traversed daily? No laws on the books that make it simple for you to be arrested when "needed"? No "stop resisting" errors that are prevalent?


Answer the question. You made the claim that the cops are taught to shoot mentally ill first, ask questions later. Prove your statement, or look like an idiot who's making straw man arguments.

I mean, you have proof of that, right? Even anecdotal proof? Because I've got the same proof that they're not. Oh, and the fact that no where in the United States will you find "mentally ill" as a justification to shoot someone.

mediablitz: I have a dad who is a retired cop. No. they won't let you suck their cock...


I don't care who your dad is, or who's cock he sucks. (Seriously, you're going to drag homophobia into this? Look, it's cool if your dad is gay.) If you're going to make claims, be ready to back them up.

mediablitz: He LAUGHS at how you defend the indefensible


Funny how I'm not defending anything. You're welcome to point out where I've defended someone being shot for being mentally ill. I'm pointing out the stupidity of your claim.
2012-10-22 12:15:03 AM  
1 votes:
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2012-10-22 12:14:22 AM  
1 votes:

Fissile: The problem is that here in the US of Murica, health insurance is linked to employment, and this is why the mentally ill end up in a Catch-22. When people start losing their grip on reality, they generally become unable to hold down a job, at which time they lose their health insuracne. Without health insurance they can't get treatment for their mental illness that would allow them to reenter society, so their mental state goes from bad to worse until they do something that attracts the attention of the badge-thugs. The ass-clowns in blue only have one tool, a hammer, so they see everything as a nail. In this case the result is a dead naked woman.

It's time for the US to go to single payer health insurance and universal access to health care irrespective of employment status.


You're assuming that what you call a "problem" actually is one. What if things are that way because the people running things want them that way? The work ethic stands intact, police retain their power, mentally ill people stay a dangerous, "other" group, and no more taxes go to the common good than already do. Win-win for everybody but the expendables.
2012-10-21 11:52:05 PM  
1 votes:

Anastacya: Anastacya: 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


Been tazed and confused for so long it's not true
2012-10-21 11:47:23 PM  
1 votes:

Clutch2013: Serious Post on Serious Thread: Clutch2013: Serious Post on Serious Thread: mccallcl: powerplantgirl: Please tell me how you're supposed to tell from any amount of distance that a gun is loaded and operational.

In that same situation, because I don't have a gun or a badge on me when I get drunk in the woods at night, I would call more people, get some lights on the scene, get some medical and psychiatric help, try to talk it out, piss my pants, cast Magic Missle, whatever not-gun-using options were at my disposal. I would figure that she's been assaulted, in a car wreck, or escaped from a hospital or mental ward and needs my help. Whatever I noticed in her hand would be secondary because I don't approach every situation looking for a threat to my pussy-ass life. Not that I'm not a pussy, I just can't shoot people with impunity so it changes my tactics a little bit. I probably wouldn't leave her wandering around and go somewhere else to get a gun, because another gun is not what the situation calls for. Less guns is the desired effect here..

SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUP!! YER RUINING MY FANTASY OF BEING A HERO WITH MY DICKGUN!!!!

*raises hand*

I have a question. What is it with people who are against define themselves with guns/sport cars/the like and male genitalia?

I know you're a troll, but seriously. Speak for yourself, at least. Why is it, always, if someone gets a new Corvette or buys a new shotgun or dresses well or has a decent amount of money or anything like that, they're "compensating for something"?


It makes me feel better about not having any nice things.

Them. I meant them.
2012-10-21 11:41:13 PM  
1 votes:
I want a dick gun....
2012-10-21 11:27:13 PM  
1 votes:

untaken_name: BronyMedic: untaken_name: What, you mean people should have to prove that they are actually a threat, not just perceived to be one in the paranoid mind of a cop? Gee, what a strange concept.

So what you're saying is that a cop should be shot or stabbed before they fire upon an armed suspect who's brandishing a weapon at them?

No, they should shoot anyone who makes any kind of motion, in case they're going for a hidden gun.


Even for your usual trolly self, you're wavering wildly from position to position here. You'd do Mitt Romney proud, for the stance you've taken here; you've flip-flopped like a jumping bean on a red-hot skillet. So what exactly IS your position here? You want a suspect to prove they are in fact a threat by doing what exactly? You want the police to wait exactly how long before taking action, and what kind of action? I think we can all agree that waiting till an innocent bystander actually dies is probably too long; but you're saying that if the suspect is merely "brandishing" a weapon, they'd be taking action far too soon.

It would be nice if all cops were such pinpoint sharpshooters they could wait till the suspect actually took up the initial pull on the trigger before they shot him (and didn't have to worry about cadaveric reflex tightening his grip on the trigger); but nobody's that good a shot, of course. And it might be better if there were no crazy people who didn't burst into theaters or public gatherings and just start spraying bullets, so cops had the option to carefully weigh each situation and perhaps talk the suspect down before they opened fire; but alas, such is no longer the case and often police don't have the luxury of waiting to see if a gun-wielding individual is just bluffing. Oftentimes, they must assume that person + gun = lots of dead bodies and have to remove person from equation as quickly as possible, since removing gun usually isn't an alternative.

In either case, pretending that somehow there is a third option between "taking action at first sign of threat" and "taking action only after threat has been verified" merely creates controversy where none exists. Person + gun must = threat in today's world. Sorry, it's the world we live in.
2012-10-21 11:19:16 PM  
1 votes:
The Lord works in mysterious ways.
2012-10-21 11:09:14 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: ya know if cops had pursued a policy of shooting bare naked ladies historically, we could have been saved from some very catchy, very annoying Canadian pop


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2012-10-21 11:07:45 PM  
1 votes:
ya know if cops had pursued a policy of shooting bare naked ladies historically, we could have been saved from some very catchy, very annoying Canadian pop
2012-10-21 11:05:07 PM  
1 votes:

phrawgh: ISO15693: phrawgh: Have the Mormons baptized her yet?

She hasn't been dead a year, Snarky McSnarktroll.

Why the wait?


To see if anyone cares.
2012-10-21 10:58:25 PM  
1 votes:

doglover: SirDigbyChickenCaesar: untaken_name: ScottRiqui: An armed suspect goes way beyond the pale of simply "something out of the ordinary". Are you seriously advocating for a policy of waiting for an armed, erratic, uncooperative suspect to take the first shot?

What, you mean people should have to prove that they are actually a threat, not just perceived to be one in the paranoid mind of a cop? Gee, what a strange concept.

You have gotten so many bites it's quite impressive

He's good.


If he had this much enthusiasm at work he might get moved up to fries one day
2012-10-21 10:50:25 PM  
1 votes:

ambercat: Bit'O'Gristle: 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

This. It always amazes me when people show signs of obvious mental illness, but because they've included religious themes into their crazy people act like it's totally okay and they're just 'extra religious'. Many people get away with being totally out to farking lunch for years because they believe god, the devil or an angel is talking to them instead of aliens or the CIA.


Those creeps in the CIA got to you too, huh?

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2012-10-21 10:34:09 PM  
1 votes:

GRCooper: What I find interesting in all the speculation about a story that doesn't seem to add up, is that nobody has put forth "crappy reporter" as an option.

/just sayin


It doesn't matter either way. The average farker knows in his/her heart of hearts who is at fault without knowing the details. Any detail against such conclusion is a lie, perpetrated by that group of bad people.

That is what it means to be a farker.
2012-10-21 10:31:27 PM  
1 votes:
The police: Keeping the public safe from naked women since the 11th century.
2012-10-21 10:24:56 PM  
1 votes:

EatenTheSun: Were the cops Jewish?


collider.com

"Jew cops? Where??"
2012-10-21 10:17:00 PM  
1 votes:
FTA - Swanson's boyfriend, said she was very religious and that she thought "the end times were near."

She was right.
2012-10-21 10:12:57 PM  
1 votes:

RandomCommenter: 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.



That is an updated version of the article. The version I read (and posted in reference to) did not identify the weapon that the officers saw - I presumed it was the cross,


/Antichrist, Antichrist - this thread is over!
2012-10-21 10:03:24 PM  
1 votes:

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 10:02:57 PM  
1 votes:

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 09:53:28 PM  
1 votes:
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 09:52:55 PM  
1 votes:
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 09:52:40 PM  
1 votes:
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 09:52:38 PM  
1 votes:

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 09:15:57 PM  
1 votes:
Did she attack them with a cross?
 
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