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(Law and Crime)   Falsely calling 911 on your neighbors, leading to a botched drug raid that leaves both of them and their dog dead and a SWAT cop paralyzed? That's ... really, she gets just three years in prison for all THAT?   (lawandcrime.com) divider line
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2021-06-10 12:14:42 AM  
So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?
 
2021-06-10 12:19:16 AM  
I mean...

It should be more... BUUUUUT... there are multiple cops who should get life here.
 
2021-06-10 12:37:04 AM  
Help 911. This is an emergency. A fat whiny man with orange spray on tan, bad toupee, and tiny hands is threatening over 300 million lives. He is already responsible for nearly 100k deaths due to criminal negligence and can be found funneling money for terrorists. He can usually be found at Mar a Lago golf course. He is probably high and is also holding my 25 year old daughter against her will. Send SWAT and back up!
 
2021-06-10 12:43:34 AM  
I hope the deceased's family sue this woman and the police department right out of existence. This was an execution. They should all get the Cersei Lannister shame walk treatment for life.
 
2021-06-10 1:45:25 AM  

leviosaurus: I hope the deceased's family sue this woman and the police department right out of existence. This was an execution. They should all get the Cersei Lannister shame walk treatment for life.


They should all get broken on the wheel, but Justice will take what it can get.
 
2021-06-10 4:03:34 AM  
*starts looking up still-living exes*

"Hello, 911? Um...."
 
2021-06-10 7:36:41 AM  
she got twice the recommendation

so consider that. the judge went above and beyond to give her as much time as he could and it was still only this
 
2021-06-10 7:39:21 AM  
In a just world, Garcia would have gotten 70 years for each homeowner killed, 20 years for the dog killed, 30 years for the man paralyzed, and 20 years for intentional misuse of 9-1-1 for a total of 210 years with eligibility for parole after serving 70 years on good behavior.

Each cop involved in the raid should be convicted of 2 counts of manslaughter and one act of animal cruelty and sentenced accordingly.

We need to stop filling for-profit prisons with petty drug dealers and undocumented immigrants and use the prisons for what they were intended for - removing violent, dangerous individuals from the community for the protection and safety of the community.
 
zez
2021-06-10 7:40:14 AM  
"Patricia Ann Garcia, 53, pleaded guilty in March to placing several erroneous 911 calls on Jan. 8, 2019, in which she falsely accusing her neighbors Dennis Tuttle"

Well there's your problem

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2021-06-10 7:42:39 AM  
Why can the police just kill people without having to drink hemlock for failure?

Socrates managed not to kill a bunch of people and he still had to.
 
2021-06-10 7:46:27 AM  
The raid was three weeks after the 911 call, and there was no investigation of the subjects in the interim? That's one hell of a backlog.

I'd say the false 911 calls are this lady's crime, but the raid? That's all on the cops, not her.

/I think Chuck and Flav had a song about it years ago. 3 weeks is truly a joke
 
2021-06-10 7:49:36 AM  
It is disgusting how the police twisted this home invasion plus double murder over the days and months following.

Farking murderers.

Oh and I think the woman's sentence was fair, given that the actual warrant came as a result of a lying pig and his co-conspirators.
 
2021-06-10 7:51:01 AM  

Bruscar: In a just world, Garcia would have gotten 70 years for each homeowner killed, 20 years for the dog killed, 30 years for the man paralyzed, and 20 years for intentional misuse of 9-1-1 for a total of 210 years with eligibility for parole after serving 70 years on good behavior.

Each cop involved in the raid should be convicted of 2 counts of manslaughter and one act of animal cruelty and sentenced accordingly.

We need to stop filling for-profit prisons with petty drug dealers and undocumented immigrants and use the prisons for what they were intended for - removing violent, dangerous individuals from the community for the protection and safety of the community.


Cold comfort - but the cop who was responsible for the raid is getting charged with two counts of murder.
 
2021-06-10 7:51:53 AM  
which also left five officers injured, one of whom is now a paraplegic

These idiots shot themselves
 
2021-06-10 7:53:19 AM  
So no undercover buy or actual evidence for a raid? Pretty sure that's a few million to the estate of the dead homeowners if you go by the Taylor case. 5 cops injured, one paralysed. shiat what the hell happened? Home owners opened fire and the PD lit the house up shooting themselves in the process? If they actually were violent drug dealers on a legit raid that's a total failure. Seems like this tactic is shiatty even with criminals.
 
2021-06-10 7:54:13 AM  

Schlubbe: The raid was three weeks after the 911 call, and there was no investigation of the subjects in the interim? That's one hell of a backlog.

I'd say the false 911 calls are this lady's crime, but the raid? That's all on the cops, not her.

/I think Chuck and Flav had a song about it years ago. 3 weeks is truly a joke


Had the same reaction, was about to post the same. 3 weeks is way beyond "It's an emergency, bust down the door!" The cops planned this, made up false testimony and more.

I mean, if we want to codify into law that calling the police the same as calling a hit from the mob, sure, yea.
Seems like maybe the legal system would not want to admit that out loud though.

The officers in this case need to go away for a lot longer than this lady.


/The real lesson here, is do not under any circumstances, no matter how in the right you are... piss off your neighbors.
 
2021-06-10 7:56:32 AM  

Dr. DJ Duckhunt: Help 911. This is an emergency. A fat whiny man with orange spray on tan, bad toupee, and tiny hands is threatening over 300 million lives. He is already responsible for nearly 100k deaths due to criminal negligence and can be found funneling money for terrorists. He can usually be found at Mar a Lago golf course. He is probably high and is also holding my 25 year old daughter against her will. Send SWAT and back up!


Let us know if the Secret Service shows up at your house ;)
 
2021-06-10 7:58:31 AM  

Lambskincoat: So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?


Yeah it's a mystery.

Why is swatting something that is possible ibly in USA?

Really, why?

I live in Denmark, if I did the same, what do you think would happen?

We both know the answer.
 
2021-06-10 7:59:51 AM  

Cafe Threads: *starts looking up still-living exes*

"Hello, 911? Um...."


Uhhhhh....how many of your exes are dead?

Depending on your answer, it might be something we should be concerned about.
 
2021-06-10 8:01:54 AM  

Ketchuponsteak: Lambskincoat: So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?

Yeah it's a mystery.

Why is swatting something that is possible ibly in USA?

Really, why?

I live in Denmark, if I did the same, what do you think would happen?

We both know the answer.


Because us cops are murderers, not policemen.
 
2021-06-10 8:03:12 AM  

ReaverZ: which also left five officers injured, one of whom is now a paraplegic

These idiots shot themselves


It would be best if true, because it would highlight the problem.
 
2021-06-10 8:03:42 AM  
Racist cops killing citizens for sport now.   It's payback time and they will shoot first and ask if you woke second.
 
2021-06-10 8:04:36 AM  

Cafe Threads: *starts looking up still-living exes*

"Hello, 911? Um...."


"still living exes" is a rather ominous turn of phrase.
 
2021-06-10 8:04:56 AM  
Guess I better keep a good relationship with the people that live near me if this is a thing now. The local PD knows I own firearms due to the tax stamp items and the federal paperwork. Wouldn't want them to come in guns blazing because I cut down a tree on a neighbor's property accidentally or some other redneck thing.
 
2021-06-10 8:05:25 AM  
Maybe I missed it, but who "injured" the cops?
  
2021-06-10 8:09:23 AM  
This story is just another big W for the clusterfark that is The War on DrugsTM
 
2021-06-10 8:12:46 AM  

Schlubbe: The raid was three weeks after the 911 call, and there was no investigation of the subjects in the interim? That's one hell of a backlog.

I'd say the false 911 calls are this lady's crime, but the raid? That's all on the cops, not her.

/I think Chuck and Flav had a song about it years ago. 3 weeks is truly a joke


Umm...I believe the "lit the match...responsible for who dies in the fire" rules for culpability apply here.
 
2021-06-10 8:14:58 AM  
The fact that one false phone call to the police is all it takes to get a whole family murdered in their own home says a lot about the state of our policing.
 
2021-06-10 8:16:35 AM  
Imagine being that bad at your job. You can't
 
2021-06-10 8:17:33 AM  

IamTomJoad: Schlubbe: The raid was three weeks after the 911 call, and there was no investigation of the subjects in the interim? That's one hell of a backlog.

I'd say the false 911 calls are this lady's crime, but the raid? That's all on the cops, not her.

/I think Chuck and Flav had a song about it years ago. 3 weeks is truly a joke

Umm...I believe the "lit the match...responsible for who dies in the fire" rules for culpability apply here.


Only to a point. Fire is inanimate, cops have procedures (lots of them) and should be making rational decisions which there is no evidence of here. Yes this whole thing wouldn't have happened without the idiot and criminal neighbour but there are a lot of humans who made a lot of decisions and broke a lot of rules between the neighbour and the victims.
 
2021-06-10 8:19:23 AM  

zez: "Patricia Ann Garcia, 53, pleaded guilty in March to placing several erroneous 911 calls on Jan. 8, 2019, in which she falsely accusing her neighbors Dennis Tuttle"

Well there's your problem

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I literally just bought that movie on DVD like yesterday.
 
2021-06-10 8:19:47 AM  

bibliophile42: The shooting started when one of the home owners went for a one of the swat guys guns? I think that translates to "unarmed homeowners." And they found a "white powder" that could be drugs... soooo they haven't bothered to test it yet?


There were no cameras in the home and this is basically on the word of the police... who been very... trustworthy in this case... but the related stories say that basically:

The broke the door down and immediately shot and killed the pit bull. This gave the male owner time to come  around with a .357 handgun and shoot the entry officer. Then the woman was "making a move for his shotgun" of the downed officer, so presumably after he shot their dog he shot her too. I'm sure he pinky swears that's the whole unembellished truth.
 
2021-06-10 8:21:21 AM  
Oh that karmic balance tho....

FTFA: The botched raid-which also left five officers injured, one of whom is now a paraplegic-also caused the Houston Police Department to investigate the entire narcotics division responsible for the raid, exposing extensive corruption within its ranks that ended with 12 current and former officers being indicted.
 
2021-06-10 8:21:38 AM  
Hello DEA? I totally saw mexican cartels bring in at least a ton of pure cocaine into mar-a-lago.
 
2021-06-10 8:22:25 AM  

Lambskincoat: So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?


There's got to be more to this story.  Like the cops were looking to kill these people for some other reason?
 
2021-06-10 8:23:23 AM  

leeksfromchichis: Ketchuponsteak: Lambskincoat: So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?

Yeah it's a mystery.

Why is swatting something that is possible ibly in USA?

Really, why?

I live in Denmark, if I did the same, what do you think would happen?

We both know the answer.

Because us cops are murderers, not policemen.


Some of them it seems.
 
2021-06-10 8:25:23 AM  

Aussie_As: IamTomJoad: Schlubbe: The raid was three weeks after the 911 call, and there was no investigation of the subjects in the interim? That's one hell of a backlog.

I'd say the false 911 calls are this lady's crime, but the raid? That's all on the cops, not her.

/I think Chuck and Flav had a song about it years ago. 3 weeks is truly a joke

Umm...I believe the "lit the match...responsible for who dies in the fire" rules for culpability apply here.

Only to a point. Fire is inanimate, cops have procedures (lots of them) and should be making rational decisions which there is no evidence of here. Yes this whole thing wouldn't have happened without the idiot and criminal neighbour but there are a lot of humans who made a lot of decisions and broke a lot of rules between the neighbour and the victims.


This. Responsible parties are supposed to have systems and mentalities in place that stop random idiots from using the system as a weapon.
The idiot woman, while reprehensible, is a risk they should have taken into account and calculated for.
Instead, they stupidly decided her unsupported lies were a "good tip" and manufactured evidence to support carrying out a raid. She bears maybe 5% of the fault here, and 95% goes to the authorities - it is their charge to know better, and operate above the board.
Nobody is that easily duped unless they consciously WANT to be.
 
2021-06-10 8:25:32 AM  

Fissile: Lambskincoat: So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?

There's got to be more to this story.  Like the cops were looking to kill these people for some other reason?


HPD is lazy as fark and looking to justify their expenses in the wake of a movement by HFD to peg their pay rate to the police's.
 
2021-06-10 8:25:48 AM  

Peki: Oh that karmic balance tho....

FTFA: The botched raid-which also left five officers injured, one of whom is now a paraplegic-also caused the Houston Police Department to investigate the entire narcotics division responsible for the raid, exposing extensive corruption within its ranks that ended with 12 current and former officers being indicted.


There is no justice, just us
 
2021-06-10 8:26:39 AM  
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Maybe she was just a tad bit pissed cause they let there Dog shat on her lawn one time too many.......????

My idiot neighbors have a dog that never comes to my house to shat on my lawn....he has his own 5 acres of his own to shat on.....!!!!!
 
2021-06-10 8:26:54 AM  

Ketchuponsteak: leeksfromchichis: Ketchuponsteak: Lambskincoat: So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?

Yeah it's a mystery.

Why is swatting something that is possible ibly in USA?

Really, why?

I live in Denmark, if I did the same, what do you think would happen?

We both know the answer.

Because us cops are murderers, not policemen.

Some of them it seems.


All of them. A few bad apples spoil the bunch.  Until the murderers are purged, the entire group is suspect.
 
2021-06-10 8:27:15 AM  
RIP Tuttle
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Got nothin.......
 
2021-06-10 8:29:05 AM  

DoganSquirrelSlayer: bibliophile42: The shooting started when one of the home owners went for a one of the swat guys guns? I think that translates to "unarmed homeowners." And they found a "white powder" that could be drugs... soooo they haven't bothered to test it yet?

There were no cameras in the home and this is basically on the word of the police... who been very... trustworthy in this case... but the related stories say that basically:

The broke the door down and immediately shot and killed the pit bull. This gave the male owner time to come  around with a .357 handgun and shoot the entry officer. Then the woman was "making a move for his shotgun" of the downed officer, so presumably after he shot their dog he shot her too. I'm sure he pinky swears that's the whole unembellished truth.


Oh well, they owned a pitbull and had several guns "to protect their family", and then Mad Max happened.

I hope their food storage is OK.
 
2021-06-10 8:29:47 AM  

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Maybe she was just a tad bit pissed cause they let there Dog shat on her lawn one time too many.......????

My idiot neighbors have a dog that never comes to my house to shat on my lawn....he has his own 5 acres of his own to shat on.....!!!!!


Seems like a good reason to call the cops and tell them a neighbor is dealing dope.
The important thing is to somehow "get" every single human being who has ever annoyed you in any way, and even that score - only then can you possess even a pathetic sliver of self esteem.
 
2021-06-10 8:30:04 AM  
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2021-06-10 8:30:32 AM  

Ketchuponsteak: leeksfromchichis: Ketchuponsteak: Lambskincoat: So any asshole can phone in swat, to kill their neighbors, that's comforting. Why would anybody want to defund that?

Yeah it's a mystery.

Why is swatting something that is possible ibly in USA?

Really, why?

I live in Denmark, if I did the same, what do you think would happen?

We both know the answer.

Because us cops are murderers, not policemen.

Some of them it seems.


Cops kill three people a day on average across the country.

I don't care if some of them aren't murderers. When the rate of deaths remains unchanged for six years regardless of the absolute crime rate, something is very wrong with the whole damn system.
 
2021-06-10 8:31:51 AM  

Aussie_As: IamTomJoad: Schlubbe: The raid was three weeks after the 911 call, and there was no investigation of the subjects in the interim? That's one hell of a backlog.

I'd say the false 911 calls are this lady's crime, but the raid? That's all on the cops, not her.

/I think Chuck and Flav had a song about it years ago. 3 weeks is truly a joke

Umm...I believe the "lit the match...responsible for who dies in the fire" rules for culpability apply here.

Only to a point. Fire is inanimate, cops have procedures (lots of them) and should be making rational decisions which there is no evidence of here. Yes this whole thing wouldn't have happened without the idiot and criminal neighbour but there are a lot of humans who made a lot of decisions and broke a lot of rules between the neighbour and the victims.


You toss a match carelessly out your window and start a wildfire, you might not have realized your actions could have such a gigantic effect, you toss a match on open cans of gasoline and feign knowledge of your actions...sorry, BS.

She called the cops to get A response and now to say she shouldn't be capable because of how corrupt they turned out to be disregards that they never would have rolled into action without her willingly striking the match.

And we laugh at the woman in the park who called the cops and said she was being "attacked" by the bird watcher.
 
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2021-06-10 8:32:25 AM  
Just under three weeks after Garcia made the calls, narcotics officers with Houston PD executed a "no-knock warrant" on the home, breaking down the door and fatally shooting the couple.(emphasis mine)

So... Garcia called these 911 calls in that said her daughter was taken by force and being held hostage and it took THREE WEEKS for them to respond.

Three weeks.  And they they went in with guns blazing like the call was five minutes ago.  I am speechless.  Another story that has no good guy.
 
2021-06-10 8:32:51 AM  

Schlubbe: The raid was three weeks after the 911 call, and there was no investigation of the subjects in the interim? That's one hell of a backlog.

I'd say the false 911 calls are this lady's crime, but the raid? That's all on the cops, not her.

/I think Chuck and Flav had a song about it years ago. 3 weeks is truly a joke


They left the allegedly kidnapped daughter in harms way for three weeks!
 
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