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Police Officer Fired After Shooting and Pepper Spraying Squirrel
Breitbart.com ^ | Oct 22 2013 | JON DAVID KAHN

Posted on 10/22/2013 1:17:32 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey

MOUNTAIN CITY, TN (WBIR) - A Tennessee police officer has been fired after displaying heavy force in an attempt to rid a Dollar General Store of a squirrel. The incident occurred last Thursday in Mountain City, when according to police documents, now-former Officer Jody Putnam found himself at the right place at the right time. Or the wrong place at the wrong time. Documents state that Putnam happened to be inside the Dollar General Store at the same time employees noticed a squirrel. That's when Putnam sprang into action, discharging his firearm at the squirrel inside the store. Unsuccessful, he moved on to option 2: pepper spray.

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: armedanddangerous; donttazemebro; donutwatch; easttennessee; moronwithbadge; roidrage; stupidcoptricks; tennessee; warriorcops
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1 posted on 10/22/2013 1:17:32 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey
Tackleberry would be proud!
2 posted on 10/22/2013 1:22:19 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: MeshugeMikey; Lazamataz
Squirrels are dangerous!
3 posted on 10/22/2013 1:24:39 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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4 posted on 10/22/2013 1:24:54 PM PDT by Red Badger (TANSTAAFL always wins. Always...........................)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Clark Griswald's missing cousin of Cousin Eddie....
5 posted on 10/22/2013 1:26:22 PM PDT by Autonomous User (Pain Fades. Chicks Dig Scars. Glory, lasts forever.)
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To: Red Badger

ahahahaha THANK YOU I needed that!

but it does look oddly like the bagdad bob squirrel


6 posted on 10/22/2013 1:26:40 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

A few peanuts strategically placed could probably lure the squirrel outside the store. They love peanuts.


7 posted on 10/22/2013 1:27:17 PM PDT by Starboard
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8 posted on 10/22/2013 1:31:07 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Starboard
My second ex-wife could have talked the squirrel out of the store. She was a bit nutty anyway.

/johnny

9 posted on 10/22/2013 1:31:38 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Red Badger

Works for me! Obviously the former officer of the law felt threatened. And well he should, with a squirrel on the loose...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K16fG1sDagU


10 posted on 10/22/2013 1:31:50 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Someone please, help me! I just washed my tagline and can't do a thing with it!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

It’s a rat.


11 posted on 10/22/2013 1:32:44 PM PDT by Ray76 (Get thee behind me, Obama.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Put Carl on the case!


12 posted on 10/22/2013 1:32:45 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I guess leave the door open and the squirrel will run back out is an outdated strategerie. :-)


13 posted on 10/22/2013 1:33:08 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Geez, big bad cop going after a harmless little squirrel. I’d have fired him on the spot, too.


14 posted on 10/22/2013 1:35:41 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: MeshugeMikey; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
It was all a misunderstanding. He thought it was a dog dressed as a squirrel.


15 posted on 10/22/2013 1:35:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Monkey Face

Obviously the squirrel knew there was a nut in the store.............


16 posted on 10/22/2013 1:36:14 PM PDT by Red Badger (TANSTAAFL always wins. Always...........................)
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To: MeshugeMikey

The little “tree rats” do carry rabies. Shoot to kill works for me.


17 posted on 10/22/2013 1:36:52 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Red Badger

Yepper...Casual to the most obvious observer!


18 posted on 10/22/2013 1:37:07 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Someone please, help me! I just washed my tagline and can't do a thing with it!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

That character was NUTS LOL


19 posted on 10/22/2013 1:38:38 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Starboard

And bunnies love peanut farmers...


20 posted on 10/22/2013 1:39:38 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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