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(WFAA Fort Worth)   Were you feeling bad about that black man who was killed in his apartment by an off-duty Dallas police officer? Well not to worry, cops found about half an ounce of marijuana in his apartment so, you know... you can stop now   ( wfaa.com) divider line
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2018-09-14 02:02:27 PM  

NotThatGuyAgain: I know this may be hard for some here, but imagine the police were 100% investigating this in good faith.


In view of all the evidence of police venality, that would be a Herculean feat of imagination.
 
2018-09-14 02:14:29 PM  
FWIW, if ANY police officer is so messed-up in the head or incompetent that they can't recognize they're in the wrong apartment as soon as they walk into it, then maybe they shouldn't have been a police officer in the first place. Truth be told it seems to always have been a problem that very often the wrong people end up with a badge and a gun, but isn't it about time they fixed the problem up front and screened candidates better, to keep the control freaks, nutjobs, and obvious trigger-happy ones out?
 
2018-09-14 02:16:24 PM  

Somme One: FWIW, if ANY police officer is so messed-up in the head or incompetent that they can't recognize they're in the wrong apartment as soon as they walk into it, then maybe they shouldn't have been a police officer in the first place. Truth be told it seems to always have been a problem that very often the wrong people end up with a badge and a gun, but isn't it about time they fixed the problem up front and screened candidates better, to keep the control freaks, nutjobs, and obvious trigger-happy ones out?


"I'm pretty sure I didn't have a black guy in MY place..."
- Officer Shooty
 
2018-09-14 02:21:20 PM  

kindms: one thing you probably never want to do is question pot smokers when it comes to pot math.


My dad was a high school teacher for almost 40 years. He said when Canada switched to metric (late 70s I believe) all the stoners were amazing at conversion.
 
2018-09-14 02:22:00 PM  

Marine1: stir22: W_Scarlet: Gee, I seem to be saying this a lot lately; stories like this are why I can't muster up any righteous indignation when someone blows away a cop. I'm not saying it's right. I'm certainly not saying to do it. I'm just saying if you want the public to stand up for you, stand up for the public, even if that means standing up against one of your own.

The woman is a murderer. I don't care if they found half of Mexico in his apartment. She forced her way in and killed a man without cause. Then tried to lie about the circumstances surrounding it. It's murder. Plain and simple.

Same here.  I'm surprised that groups of people haven't declared it open season on cops.  Sure, you get a cop murder here and there, but if they don't stop killing people of color for zero reason, it's just a matter of time until a group of them band together, create an incident where a bunch of police are in one spot and have a turkey shoot.

That said, I think she'll plead.  No way they let her off, Dallas would burn.  I follow a lot of Dallasites on twitter, and they're smouldering.  Not charging her, or a "not guilty" verdict would be lighting a powder keg. The place would erupt, and rightfully so.

This guy had it all; young, good-looking, charismatic (by all accounts), educated, great job, great family...and to have it taken away in this fashion is so far beyond reprehensible that it is difficult to describe.

Are those Dallasites asking other questions, like, "Why is an exhausted officer allowed to take a service weapon home?"

Hopefully Jean's family starts asking those questions of the DPD. I don't care who you are, you don't make good decisions after 15-hour shifts of a very high-stress and sometimes dangerous job. If you want to carry your own piece off-hours, that's on you, but assuming there were no malicious details we haven't heard of yet, if she doesn't have her service pistol, Botham Jean is still alive, and her life isn't ruined.


Not defending her, but don't some departments have mandatory carry for their officers, even off duty, whenever they're outside their own homes?

/no idea if that's the case here
 
2018-09-14 02:28:33 PM  

Number 216: I've got him tagged as the Alex Jones of Pot Propaganda, which is just as accurate as your tag.

Also found a picture of tirob:

img.fark.net


It's amazing that he has so little shame that he can bring his vicious nonsense into a tragedy in which an innocent man was murdered.  The drug war, which he supports, is the actual cause of our current situation... police killings as well as many other outrages committed by cops, almost always have something to do with the drug war.  The demise of the 4th Amendment and the militarization of civilian police is directly due to the drug war.

Cannabevets apparently has no idea that his beliefs are killing people, or else he just doesn't give a shiat..  I tried to point this out to him many years ago, for years and years, and he was so obdurate in his brutal beliefs that I concluded that he was working for the cartels.  After all, were drugs to be dealt with rationally, the billions would stop flowing out of the country and into the pockets of monstrous criminals.
 
2018-09-14 02:33:48 PM  

fusillade762: Of course. Because anyone on possession of weed deserves to die.

Is what Fox and the rest of the echo chamber will imply endlessly.


I wonder if cops from Texas, Florida, and some other authoritarian States (Bible-Belt) freak out if they ever transfer to places like Colorado, California, Oregon , and Washington?

it must be like moving to another country for many of those people...
 
2018-09-14 02:40:48 PM  

SiriusClown: I think you Farkers has done the Fark community a great service. Tirob used to stick around and keep arguing points to death. This time he just shat the thread and ran off into the distance.

Bravo you thin weed smoke line protectors!


I think it was the pictures.
Keep up the good work..... duuuuudes
 
2018-09-14 02:44:31 PM  
I said it before and I will say it again.  Everything being reported about this case sounds suspect.  I've read four different accounts of what happened, and each of them appears to be missing massive amounts of information.  Something about this smells off, and I just hope that someone somewhere decides to pursue it with dogged determination until the actual events of that evening are uncovered.
 
2018-09-14 02:44:54 PM  

Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: this is Dallas , we have  CITE AND RELEASE half oz of weed won't even get you arrested. Just a court summons like a speedin ticket.

You sound white.


You sound racist
 
2018-09-14 02:51:23 PM  

links136: 3 gram joints?  So over $100 worth of weed


Ooooh, somebody is getting ripped off HARD. That's more the double the price for medical grade here...on the black market.
 
2018-09-14 02:56:00 PM  
You would think the cops would have harder than that to plant. But then its still early.
 
2018-09-14 03:04:20 PM  

links136: 3 gram joints?


Uh yeah.  2.5 - 3 is my average roll.

Here's what one might look like from around the webz.
420magazine.comView Full Size


links136: So over $100 worth of weed a day?


Maybe for a college freshman or high school kid who doesn't know how to acquire quality weed at a good price.


links136: There's no way someone could smoke a 3 gram joint of really dense high quality weed and still function, that has to be lower quality stuff.


Organically grown, 1.5 weeks over "harvest time," hand manicured, dried for 2 weeks and cured for a month in jars.  Beautiful snowy white crystals and with a hint of dark read hairs. Yeah, it's some low rent nasty ass weed, only about 19% THC / 2% CBD; I did do a little higher THC with AK-47 but got less per plant yield.

...but go one and tell me how little weed it takes to manage your twisted spine, Tommy Chong. If It takes 1/4 a day or a farking ounce a day IDGAF; as long as I'm not having back seizures that throw me down stairs.  Two this morning, rolling one after this post and then two before bed.  So yes, 5.  Surprising for "not being able to do anything" between two computers I've edited and rendered 3 videos for publication today, run 3 errands, and started the laundry, but tell me again how I'm function-less.

Thankfully I don't smoke with people who can't hang with me, so you're safe.
 
2018-09-14 03:04:27 PM  

Theaetetus: Munden: She and her family scrubbed their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts before anyone even heard of her murder, but she forgot her Pinterest account.

Take a wild guess what that was filled with?

[images1.dallasobserver.com image 628x817]

Cop culture is a sickness.  The whole thin blue line mentality is a pernicious poison.

Totally. This one also includes an unintentional bit of clarity into their thinking:
[images1.dallasobserver.com image 556x853]
The thin blue line runs through the center of "darkness" which "represents the evil in this world." But the line also "stands between good and evil."
So, which one of those dark blocks is supposed to be the good one? Or is this actually revealing that they see everyone who isn't a cop as evil, citizen and criminal alike?


Wow, that is astoundingly pompous.
 
2018-09-14 03:11:21 PM  

Hugemeister: Hugemeister    
5 days ago
8 votes:
Pazuzu Smith-Jones: IT WAS HIS F*CKING APARTMENT, FOR CHRIST'S SAKE!

Some earlier story reported a witness statement of "open up, open up" before hearing the gunfire and then the running feet.  How did she get in the apartment?  Do all the apartments have the same key?  Or did she shoot her way in?  I want her charged and I want it to stick.  If that means she is out for another day, week, or month, get it right.  I think it's homicide, maybe even premeditated if they find any history of prior interaction between the two people.  What about toxicology screens on her? Did the locals refuse to draw bloodwork until she had time to sober up?  This whole story stinks.

No this is a white woman cop in Texas...

what they will do is a toxicology screen on HIS body and they will find some marijuana or alcohol...

and then this will be the index point for the defense and argument...she can make up whatever story she wants and since he is dead and can't refute it...

it will be the relatively easy to create Reasonable Doubt...whatever bullshiat they come up with this cop will not be charged... this cop will walk...and all of you were going to stand there like assholes and watch it happen...


Yep.
Also saw this one coming from a mile away. The entire point was to tarnish him in the public eye and taint the grand jury and potential future pools. That shiat wouldn't fly here in CT, but in Texas they're all but looking for an out. It was just given to them.

They'll likely succeed, too. She'll be back on the force by next year sometime with full back pay.

My father was a cop, and let me tell you, this is exactly how this works. He still likes to spin yarns about the old days of one of them shooting a non-white perp and fabricating the backstory. Utterly sickening.
 
2018-09-14 03:18:17 PM  
Sorry but why do you need a search warrant for a crime scene?
 
2018-09-14 03:18:20 PM  

whither_apophis: In other news the Ft. Worth PD's evidence locker is missing a half oz of weed


The 1/4 ounce of weed displayed during the trial will certainly paint a telling picture of the victim. Good thing everyone knows it's bull and will continue to investigate the whole department.
 
2018-09-14 03:23:45 PM  

Black_Lazerus: Sorry but why do you need a search warrant for a crime scene?


It's private property. The owners is dead and can't give permission. The real question is why were "narcotics" on the list of things to look for.

Either they wanted to frame the victim or they suspected the cop dropped some.

I know where my bet is.
 
2018-09-14 03:38:26 PM  

stuffy: You would think the cops would have harder than that to plant. But then its still early.


They don't need to try harder (or at least they think they don't need to). All they need to do is come up with the right evidence to match whatever testimony she's gonna give at either the Grand Jury trial or the trial proper, while at the same time making sure there isn't enough evidence against her for the Grand Jury to greenlight a trial and/or for the trial jury to convict her. The combination of whatever testimony she gives on the stand, the overwhelming amount of hard evidence to support her testimony (including the testimony itself which, as the testimony of a police officer, is prima facie evidence of its own veracity), and the lack of hard evidence to the contrary, means that she's not gonna get convicted on any charges.

It won't matter that whatever testimony she gives on the witness stand is almost certainly gonna be different than the myriad stories she's given to investigators thus far. All she and her coworkers need to do is make sure the testimony she gives on the stand matches whatever evidence they decide to present to the jury.

And it also doesn't matter that most of America knows they planted the drugs. They only need to convince a dozen Texans that Botham Jean was a drugged-up uppity urban thug who didn't know his place and needed killing.
 
2018-09-14 03:45:09 PM  

Target Builder: Magorn: Peter von Nostrand: Somewhat surprised it took them this long to get around to taking out the victims character.

At this point I think itsi less about protecting the cop,who IS going to do time...(Man, not murder though, because reasons) and more about trying to limit jury sympathy in the inevitable wrongful death lawsuit

There are numerous cases where cops have been caught on video killing people for no reason and still going free.

Hard to pick the most egregious example but that poor guy who was lying on the floor begging for his life while two cops yelled conflicting commands at him before murdering him is probably a good contender.


Black guy trying to protect the Mongolian teen; arms up, begging not to hurt his ward who was playing with a toy train.
 
2018-09-14 03:50:24 PM  
Am I the only one who's noticed a patina of narcissism and sociopathic behavior among many if our police departments?

I've noticed that the level of support for this nation's police has been dropping over the years
 
2018-09-14 03:52:35 PM  

The Envoy: tirob: conniemac: There are 5 marijuana dispensaries alone on Main Street in Springfield, Oregon, 8 in total in the city.

Eugene, Oregon has 20 marijuana dispensaries, at least 100 bars and clubs that serve alcohol but they're a bigger city than Springfield, plus Eugene is a university town.


That's too bad.  But I'm sure that the number of people killed as a result of alcohol could be reduced by some good drug alcohol education in the schools plus some outreach to abusers.

You on board?


What's your point?
 
2018-09-14 03:53:06 PM  

Munden: She and her family scrubbed their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts before anyone even heard of her murder, but she forgot her Pinterest account.

Take a wild guess what that was filled with?

[images1.dallasobserver.com image 628x817]

Cop culture is a sickness.  The whole thin blue line mentality is a pernicious poison.


THERE IS NO JUSTICE. THERE IS JUST US.
LORD, WHAT CAN THE HARVEST HOPE FOR, IF NOT FOR THE CARE OF THE REAPER MAN?
 
2018-09-14 04:02:16 PM  

HumanSVD: Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: this is Dallas , we have  CITE AND RELEASE half oz of weed won't even get you arrested. Just a court summons like a speedin ticket.

You sound white.

You sound racist


So do you.
 
2018-09-14 04:06:03 PM  

dracos31: tirob: conniemac: There are 5 marijuana dispensaries alone on Main Street in Springfield, Oregon, 8 in total in the city.

Eugene, Oregon has 20 marijuana dispensaries, but they're a bigger city than Springfield, plus Eugene is a university town.


That's too bad. But I'm sure that the number could be reduced by some good drug education in the schools plus some outreach to abusers.

A man was killed etc


A man died because an off duty cop appears to have committed a criminal homicide that had nothing whatsoever to do with weed, and someone here decided to use that apparent crime as a vehicle to argue for legal weed at retail because the deceased is alleged to have possessed a small amount of the stuff.  I may vomit.

Kindly spare me the faux outrage from now on, thank you.

rebelyell2006: Go be a scientologist somewhere else.


I'm not a scientologist anywhere.
 
2018-09-14 04:09:14 PM  
That fiend. He should have moved out west, like to Colorado. He'd be alive today. Stupid immigrant.
People should know not to break the law if they're a minority.
 
2018-09-14 04:15:03 PM  

Generation_D: off topic nonsense


Read the post that I answered.  It was off topic as well; it concerned weed stores in two cities in Oregon.  Which is why I responded to it the way I did.
 
2018-09-14 04:16:32 PM  

geggam: Potheads doing math makes me laugh


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ezramagazine.cornell.eduView Full Size


These potheads were known to do a little math every now and then.
 
2018-09-14 04:17:13 PM  

tirob: The Envoy: tirob: conniemac: There are 5 marijuana dispensaries alone on Main Street in Springfield, Oregon, 8 in total in the city.

Eugene, Oregon has 20 marijuana dispensaries, at least 100 bars and clubs that serve alcohol but they're a bigger city than Springfield, plus Eugene is a university town.


That's too bad.  But I'm sure that the number of people killed as a result of alcohol could be reduced by some good drug alcohol education in the schools plus some outreach to abusers.

You on board?

What's your point?


The one you just proved with your comment. Again.
 
2018-09-14 04:17:13 PM  

DiggityDynomite: Not surprised to see a remark like this.


Not sure what your point is here. Are you upset that someone in the past mixed Trayvon's murder in with the executions of unarmed black men by police? Is that nuance really important to you? I doubt it was to her.

My comment was simply that, in the aftermath of Trayvon's murder, right wing dirtbags endlessly harped on about the possibility that Trayvon was going to use Skittles in some drug cocktail. As if that would be relevant even if it was true. Let alone that whole "predicting future actions" aspect.

Somebody was killed in their own home. If the intruder was not a cop this would simply be a home invasion / murder. The idea that anyone can go into another persons home, execute them and then say "My bad. I thought this was my place." is revolting.

Hell, if this was a black cop and a white home owner the right wing nutbags would be screaming for the cop's head.
 
2018-09-14 04:22:26 PM  

Weaver95: wow.  so whatever this woman actually did must have been incredibly BAD.  like she just ignored procedure, training, common sense and sanity levels of bad.  I haven't seen THIS blatant a case of victim blaming in a while.

jesus f*ck texas - the hell is WRONG with you!?


I live here and I've have been trying to figure it out for the past 30 years.
 
2018-09-14 04:31:13 PM  

knobmaker: . police killings as well as many other outrages committed by cops, almost always have something to do with the drug war.


There isn't the slightest bit of evidence that this homicide was related to the deceased's alleged possession of drugs.  Spare me the false outrage--and the rest of your nonsensical drivel--please.

knobmaker: I concluded that he was working for the cartels.


You are quite mistaken in your conclusion.

common sense is an oxymoron: tirob   What's your point?

The one you just proved with your comment. Again.


What the hell are you going on about?
 
2018-09-14 04:40:53 PM  

cmb53208: Am I the only one who's noticed a patina of narcissism and sociopathic behavior among many if our police departments?

I've noticed that the level of support for this nation's police has been dropping over the years


I'm sure it's a coincidence.
 
2018-09-14 04:42:45 PM  

tirob: A man died because an off duty cop appears to have committed a criminal homicide that had nothing whatsoever to do with weed, and someone here decided to use that apparent crime as a vehicle to argue for legal weed at retail because the deceased is alleged to have possessed a small amount of the stuff.


So you are unable to see any connection between the war on some drugs and the rising problems with police violence?

Really?

Come on.
 
2018-09-14 04:46:09 PM  

knobmaker: That's not how any of this works.  If the DA doesn't want her indicted, he has no obligation to present any findings to a grand jury.


If this doesn't even go to a grand jury, the DA will look bad.

More likely, the DA sends it to a hand picked grand jury, does a bad job of proving they have a case, the grand jury no bills it, and the DA can say "We tried to prosecute, the grand jury said no".

This is common when they don't want to prosecute and don't want the heat from refusing.  And they have a lot of sway over who is in the grand jury.  Remember the bikers that got shot in Waco?  The foreman of that grand jury was a Waco PD detective, because they needed to rig the system.

I also think if this biatch gets released with no charges, or a plea deal that gives her no time, that Dallas is going to burn.  I'm not a fan of that (I live here, after all) but that's pretty much what I expect.
 
2018-09-14 04:46:57 PM  

HumanSVD: Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: this is Dallas , we have  CITE AND RELEASE half oz of weed won't even get you arrested. Just a court summons like a speedin ticket.

You sound white.

You sound racist


You sound like an idiot.

It's well documented that white people are treated with more leniency than POC, so kindly take a step back and literally fark your own face.
 
2018-09-14 04:47:42 PM  

Stratohead: Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: this is Dallas , we have  CITE AND RELEASE half oz of weed won't even get you arrested. Just a court summons like a speedin ticket.

You sound white.

[i.giphy.com image 355x200]


Observing that police treat minorities differently is racist?
 
2018-09-14 04:50:26 PM  

madethistopost: "Guyger has been charged with manslaughter in Jean's death and has been placed on administrative leave"  She shot a man in cold blood and is not being detained in jail cell?  Holy Fark how does that work?  How do you live with yourself after doing something like that?


Perhaps they're giving her every opportunity to 'do the right thing' and accidently shoot herself while cleaning her weapon and relieving them of any need to take matters further,
 
2018-09-14 04:51:36 PM  

Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: this is Dallas , we have  CITE AND RELEASE half oz of weed won't even get you arrested. Just a court summons like a speedin ticket.

You sound white.

[i.giphy.com image 355x200]

Observing that police treat minorities differently is racist?


Not as patently racist as asking for clarifications regarding racism, that's for sure.
 
2018-09-14 04:56:11 PM  

SpectroBoy: tirob: A man died because an off duty cop appears to have committed a criminal homicide that had nothing whatsoever to do with weed, and someone here decided to use that apparent crime as a vehicle to argue for legal weed at retail because the deceased is alleged to have possessed a small amount of the stuff.

So you are unable to see any connection between the war on some drugs and the rising problems with police violence?


There may be a connection in general between the war on drugs so called and the abuse of power by cops, but there is zero evidence that there was any connection whatsoever **in this case** between the deceased's alleged possession of a minuscule amount of drugs and the accused's firing her gun at him.
 
2018-09-14 05:00:32 PM  
Sorry I am not reading through 382 posts of my team vs your team,

In the search warrant, it does not state who owned various belongings.
It could be hers.

You are going to have a tough time convincing me that the Dallas Police are in some sort of conspiracy to protect their own since
A) The Police Chief is Black (from Detroit)
B) The DA is black (and worse republican!)
C) Dallas is the Liberal Island in the swarm of us red zombies. as big cities go, its conservative but all urban areas lean left.  Regardless.
D) We just sent a white cop (Veteran!) to jail for shooting an unarmed black man(really child).  It wasn't even close.  Nor did anyone think it should have been.  There was no one defending the guy--even his own officers flipped on him.

I am a pretty staunch defender of police ("play stupid games, win stupid prizes"), so you won't find me in the Michael Brown camp of BLM.

With all that:
I know of no one in my circle who thinks this woman is NOT going to jail, NOR does anyone feel she doesn't DESERVE jail time.  Serious Jail time.  This changes nothing (other than everyone being an idiot and saying its a smear job--wow just all but admitted it was his.  A good attorney would point out the above (We don't know who's it is) and leave it at that since everything else in the warrant described was basically the officers gear.

So please, if you think this woman should get off--charge up that hill.  Its gonna be a lonely charge.  But all you police violence people should STFU and learn to play the game. You have to convice me to join you. I'm with you on this one and then you pull out this hare-brained conspiracy. What you don't get is that average whitey sees michael brown as another thug who's mamma is on TV saying he's a good boy (who happened to rob a store and apparently grab a police officers gun.  That was the Justice Dept run by Obama's conclusion).

Now you have the perfect candidate.  An accountant, sitting at home in an upscale appartment.  ZERO wrong.  Do you not get it?  Even the weed doesn't change that.  As your right-wing boogey man I actually agree with you for once and yet you insist on making it a conspiracy.  Pull 12 of the whitest white people rednecks for the Jury.  This case goes 12-0 for manslaughter AT LEAST.  You get the right dallas jury and my bet is you could hang 2nd degree murder on her.  It doesn't matter if you have video of him having a three-way with Drew and a goat.  People here know right from wrong and that chick is gonna rot in jail for a LONG time.  Everyone is getting stirred up because I guess that's what we do now-a-days.  She's goin to jail and we don't think that's wrong.  She shot an accountant who went to church every sunday and sang in the choir.  This is the bible belt.  Do the math.

FFS we aren't Florida.
 
2018-09-14 05:02:50 PM  

drayno76: links136: 3 gram joints?

Uh yeah.  2.5 - 3 is my average roll.

Here's what one might look like from around the webz.
[420magazine.com image 344x193]

links136: So over $100 worth of weed a day?

Maybe for a college freshman or high school kid who doesn't know how to acquire quality weed at a good price.


links136: There's no way someone could smoke a 3 gram joint of really dense high quality weed and still function, that has to be lower quality stuff.

Organically grown, 1.5 weeks over "harvest time," hand manicured, dried for 2 weeks and cured for a month in jars.  Beautiful snowy white crystals and with a hint of dark read hairs. Yeah, it's some low rent nasty ass weed, only about 19% THC / 2% CBD; I did do a little higher THC with AK-47 but got less per plant yield.

...but go one and tell me how little weed it takes to manage your twisted spine, Tommy Chong. If It takes 1/4 a day or a farking ounce a day IDGAF; as long as I'm not having back seizures that throw me down stairs.  Two this morning, rolling one after this post and then two before bed.  So yes, 5.  Surprising for "not being able to do anything" between two computers I've edited and rendered 3 videos for publication today, run 3 errands, and started the laundry, but tell me again how I'm function-less.

Thankfully I don't smoke with people who can't hang with me, so you're safe.


People falsely believe smoking weed makes you dumb, but some of the dumbest motherfarkers I've ever seen draw breath would never touch the stuff.  Interesting, that.
 
2018-09-14 05:10:28 PM  
Submitter is correct. Black folks have been killed for far less, so THIS falls right in the middle of the spectrum. Drinking in a club, driving with 1 bad taillight, playing with a toy gun, etc.
 
2018-09-14 05:11:20 PM  

Marine1: BadReligion: Marine1: BadReligion: Marine1: stir22: W_Scarlet: Gee, I seem to be saying this a lot lately; stories like this are why I can't muster up any righteous indignation when someone blows away a cop. I'm not saying it's right. I'm certainly not saying to do it. I'm just saying if you want the public to stand up for you, stand up for the public, even if that means standing up against one of your own.

The woman is a murderer. I don't care if they found half of Mexico in his apartment. She forced her way in and killed a man without cause. Then tried to lie about the circumstances surrounding it. It's murder. Plain and simple.

Same here.  I'm surprised that groups of people haven't declared it open season on cops.  Sure, you get a cop murder here and there, but if they don't stop killing people of color for zero reason, it's just a matter of time until a group of them band together, create an incident where a bunch of police are in one spot and have a turkey shoot.

That said, I think she'll plead.  No way they let her off, Dallas would burn.  I follow a lot of Dallasites on twitter, and they're smouldering.  Not charging her, or a "not guilty" verdict would be lighting a powder keg. The place would erupt, and rightfully so.

This guy had it all; young, good-looking, charismatic (by all accounts), educated, great job, great family...and to have it taken away in this fashion is so far beyond reprehensible that it is difficult to describe.

Are those Dallasites asking other questions, like, "Why is an exhausted officer allowed to take a service weapon home?"

Hopefully Jean's family starts asking those questions of the DPD. I don't care who you are, you don't make good decisions after 15-hour shifts of a very high-stress and sometimes dangerous job. If you want to carry your own piece off-hours, that's on you, but assuming there were no malicious details we haven't heard of yet, if she doesn't have her service pistol, Botham Jean is still alive, and her life isn ...


The hokey-pokey
 
2018-09-14 05:20:57 PM  

born_yesterday: Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: Natalie Portmanteau: Stratohead: this is Dallas , we have  CITE AND RELEASE half oz of weed won't even get you arrested. Just a court summons like a speedin ticket.

You sound white.

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Observing that police treat minorities differently is racist?

Not as patently racist as asking for clarifications regarding racism, that's for sure.


It wasn't asking for a clarification, it was incredulity.
 
2018-09-14 05:21:10 PM  

MadMagnum: Now you have the perfect candidate.  An accountant, sitting at home in an upscale appartment.  ZERO wrong.  Do you not get it?  Even the weed doesn't change that.  As your right-wing boogey man I actually agree with you for once and yet you insist on making it a conspiracy.  Pull 12 of the whitest white people rednecks for the Jury.  This case goes 12-0 for manslaughter AT LEAST.  You get the right dallas jury and my bet is you could hang 2nd degree murder on her.  It doesn't matter if you have video of him having a three-way with Drew and a goat.  People here know right from wrong and that chick is gonna rot in jail for a LONG time.  Everyone is getting stirred up because I guess that's what we do now-a-days.  She's goin to jail and we don't think that's wrong.  She shot an accountant who went to church every sunday and sang in the choir.  This is the bible belt.  Do the math.


1. He's black.
2. He's an immigrant.
3. He smokes a bit of weed.
4. He's black.

That's more than enough to get labeled as a thug no matter how often you go to church.

But it will never go to a jury. DPD is changing the story daily until they find one that works, then the DA will quietly drop charges & that's the end of it.
 
2018-09-14 05:28:59 PM  
N.W.A. - Fuck Tha Police (The Explicit)
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2018-09-14 05:35:33 PM  

MadMagnum: Pull 12 of the whitest white people rednecks for the Jury.  This case goes 12-0 for manslaughter AT LEAST.


Most of your post was reasonable but this line is rediculous. Racists exist and they will sit in that jury box and cheer this cop on for "getting him with one shot!".

I am not saying that all 12 will be racist but there is no way that all 12 will not be racists.
 
2018-09-14 05:44:37 PM  

drayno76: links136: 3 gram joints?

Uh yeah.  2.5 - 3 is my average roll.

Here's what one might look like from around the webz.
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links136: So over $100 worth of weed a day?

Maybe for a college freshman or high school kid who doesn't know how to acquire quality weed at a good price.


links136: There's no way someone could smoke a 3 gram joint of really dense high quality weed and still function, that has to be lower quality stuff.

Organically grown, 1.5 weeks over "harvest time," hand manicured, dried for 2 weeks and cured for a month in jars.  Beautiful snowy white crystals and with a hint of dark read hairs. Yeah, it's some low rent nasty ass weed, only about 19% THC / 2% CBD; I did do a little higher THC with AK-47 but got less per plant yield.

...but go one and tell me how little weed it takes to manage your twisted spine, Tommy Chong. If It takes 1/4 a day or a farking ounce a day IDGAF; as long as I'm not having back seizures that throw me down stairs.  Two this morning, rolling one after this post and then two before bed.  So yes, 5.  Surprising for "not being able to do anything" between two computers I've edited and rendered 3 videos for publication today, run 3 errands, and started the laundry, but tell me again how I'm function-less.

Thankfully I don't smoke with people who can't hang with me, so you're safe.


I swear, furries don't fetishize their suits to the extent potheads fetishize their weed.

\but it's totally not an addiction
 
2018-09-14 06:08:15 PM  

Farking Canuck: MadMagnum: Pull 12 of the whitest white people rednecks for the Jury.  This case goes 12-0 for manslaughter AT LEAST.

Most of your post was reasonable but this line is rediculous. Racists exist and they will sit in that jury box and cheer this cop on for "getting him with one shot!".

I am not saying that all 12 will be racist but there is no way that all 12 will not be racists.


Fair enough

In a big enough pool you can always snag that 1 guy and they could sneak on to the jury.  The population of those guys is not 1 out of 12.  It may be 1/100 AT MOST (and how many of those show up for jury duty--usually they are so far gone they are anti-govt too).  That's KKK/Nazi/Eric Cartman level racism required.
 
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