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(The Smoking Gun)   Judge rules moron who would taunt a bison too dangerous to let loose in public   ( thesmokinggun.com) divider line
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4 days ago  
Good.  Or better yet, let him taunt a female grizzly with cubs....
 
4 days ago  
good.
Where the buffalo roam.
It's not just a lyric, asswipe
 
4 days ago  
 
4 days ago  

Diogenes: So he's a serial stripper?


D'oh!  Wrong Smoking Gun thread.
 
4 days ago  
So as he was hauled off to jail, his father was in the courtroom and cried out "Bye, Son".
 
4 days ago  
That mugshot just screams "I AM AN ASSHOLE"
 
4 days ago  
FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?
 
4 days ago  
Never buffalo Buffalo.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
I am sure the buffalo feelings are hurt
 
4 days ago  
This is just nature, and really, Darwinism at work.

As long as he's just using his bare hands: Go ahead. Taunt the bison... But nobody help. And now, let the spectacle of nature in all its glory unfold!
 
4 days ago  
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just let bison kick his ass.
 
4 days ago  
I think it was likely the major fight in the hotel that caused him to deny bail.

Upsetting a bison, but otherwise not harming it, isn't cause to lock someone up.
 
4 days ago  

phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?


Because it appears he's violently unstable.
 
4 days ago  
I thought that bison punched a hole in the guy, but apparently he was well-mannered.

/ the bison, of course.
 
4 days ago  

phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?


He possibly won't be out with the general populace anymore causing problems?.

What's your option?  Let him go?
 
4 days ago  

Norad: That mugshot just screams "I AM AN ASSHOLE"


Is it just me or is he missing the top 1/5 of his head?
 
4 days ago  
Good Christ, "getting too close to a bison in the 1st degree while drunk" is grounds for arrest and withholding bail?  An average Vegas trip would get me a life sentence.

Let the first man who's never interacted with wildlife while drunk throw the first stone, and I will call him a basement dweller.
 
4 days ago  
What kind of bison would be safe to let loose in public? And what was the ruling?
 
4 days ago  

GanjSmokr: phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?

He possibly won't be out with the general populace anymore causing problems?.

What's your option?  Let him go?


No, but it seems a bit extreme. Sounds like he might need a mental health eval.
 
4 days ago  
It wasn't just the bison incident, although that was the cool headline.  He was engaged in a whole string of farkery and it was the totality of his idiocy that caused the withholding of bond.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
Bison-Taunting Oregon Moron

I have never taunted a bison. Pretty sure, anyway.
 
4 days ago  

SpaceyCat: Good.  Or better yet, let him taunt a female grizzly with cubs....


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4 days ago  
But for me it was Tuesday
 
4 days ago  

GanjSmokr: phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?

He possibly won't be out with the general populace anymore causing problems?.

What's your option?  Let him go?


The same thing they do with nuisance bears. Tranquilize him and drop him off deep in the wilderness. If he shows up again creating a nuisance in a populated area have him euthanized.
 
4 days ago  

Whiskey Dickens: Good Christ, "getting too close to a bison in the 1st degree while drunk" is grounds for arrest and withholding bail?  An average Vegas trip would get me a life sentence.

Let the first man who's never interacted with wildlife while drunk throw the first stone, and I will call him a basement dweller.


Being out on bond for funsies earlier in the week with conditions to remain sober and behave himself seems to have quite a bit to do with his detention.

Judges don't like it when you don't do what they tell you to do.
 
4 days ago  

Whiskey Dickens: Good Christ, "getting too close to a bison in the 1st degree while drunk" is grounds for arrest and withholding bail?  An average Vegas trip would get me a life sentence.

Let the first man who's never interacted with wildlife while drunk throw the first stone, and I will call him a basement dweller.


If that dipshiat had gotten the Bison more pissed off and it finished him off, or chased him, it would likely start going after anyone and anything else that was around. The video shows it was quite crowded and a choke point. The innocent people wouldve been sitting ducks.
Fark this guy. He has quite the history of poor choices and priors. Hes 55. He should know better. Even my dipshiat parents wouldnt do this level of asshatery when they were working on who could get the most DUIs.
 
4 days ago  
He's gonna be real popular in general population.

I understand his cellmate's gonna be Richard "The Bison" Assmuncher...

/it was funnier in my head
 
4 days ago  
The day he was denied bond for insulting a bison was the worst day of his life. But for the Bison,
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/Bisons do not have calendars
 
4 days ago  
"Herding" bison?

I'd say he's lucky to be alive.
 
4 days ago  
He should be in fashion jail for those shorts he wore while herding the bison.
 
4 days ago  
I taunt the bison
But I didn't jeer no manatee~
 
4 days ago  
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Bison fightin' Harold Ramis be like
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4 days ago  
My city has a thousand homeless guys like this who get drunk or high and harass passersby, but can we lock THEM up? Nooooo. It's only when they pester bison that they've crossed the line.
 
4 days ago  
That seems excessive. If it was a black guy I'd say it's excessive.

It's excessive.
 
4 days ago  

phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?


I believe the intent was to keep him the fark away from the Buffalo.
 
4 days ago  

edmo: That seems excessive. If it was a black guy I'd say it's excessive.

It's excessive.


He needs treatment, not jail time.
 
4 days ago  

phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?


He'll have a roof over his head and regular meals for a while, if nothing else.  He should have pulled this stunt just as summer was winding down, though.
 
4 days ago  

Tax Boy: So as he was hauled off to jail, his father was in the courtroom and cried out "Bye, Son".


*GROAN*
 
4 days ago  
Why would you taunt a bison that's too dangerous to be in public? And why was the bison in public in the first place?
 
4 days ago  

TheSwizz: Never buffalo Buffalo.


Why not? Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.
 
4 days ago  
He was likely denied bail because he has no permanent address or job. This means that he's a flight risk, and even if he wasn't going to flee, he has no way of receiving communications from the court and it would be extraordinarily difficult to find him for even something non-criminal. In short, the court probably thought the likelihood of him making it to court on time was extremely low.

And, to be honest, even if the court had granted a small bail, do you think he or someone else would've been able to pay it? Keeping the guy in jail is likely better for his health, too.
 
4 days ago  

phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?


Because clearly there has been effort from society to convince him that he needs to get his shiat together, but he doesn't seem to be getting the hint.

Some people are harder to reach than others.
 
4 days ago  
Guy on a buffalooooooo!!!! Gonna get jailed! Guy on a buffalooooooo!!!! No bond for you, man!
 
4 days ago  
Well, I'm glad for the guy, but not at the expense of being fast and loose about who should get bail.  I mean, a threat to the public?  Really?  Based on taunting a bison?  But judges are going to do themselves.
 
4 days ago  

alex10294: TheSwizz: Never buffalo Buffalo.

Why not? Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.


I prefer: Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo
 
4 days ago  

phenn: FTA: Reinke, 55, has a prior criminal record, a history of alcohol or substance abuse, and a lack of stable residence or employment.

Sounds like the guy's life is already a mess. What good will come from throwing the book at him?


Well then, I guess we should let anyone who has a crappy life break the law with impunity.
 
4 days ago  

Chaghatai: alex10294: TheSwizz: Never buffalo Buffalo.

Why not? Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.

I prefer: Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo


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4 days ago  
ah, the rare buffoonalo sighting. he has now been returned to his natural surroundings.
 
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