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Helena shooting victim had just filed for divorce, sought protection from wife
Associated Press ^ | Oct. 14, 2011

Posted on 10/15/2011 7:26:24 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

HELENA - A Helena man who was shot to death Thursday morning was denied an order of protection last month and filed for divorce two days before his estranged wife was charged with killing him.

The Independent Record reports 48-year-old Joseph Andrew Gable asked District Judge Dorothy McCarter for a temporary order of protection from Michelle Coller Gable on Sept. 20, alleging she was stalking him.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: judge; lawyer; rkba

1 posted on 10/15/2011 7:26:26 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Anothet corrupt POS judge. No surprise.


2 posted on 10/15/2011 7:32:03 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

why in the world would a judge refuse a restraining order? if the roles were reversed, and a woman had been killed by her estranged husband after being refused a restraining order, the MSM would be wetting their dress.


3 posted on 10/15/2011 7:35:11 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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Are You A Whining FReeper?

Got A Gripe So You Won't Donate?


Click The Pic

Isn't That Like Setting Fire To Your Own Home?

When FR Is Gone, Where Will You Go Then?

4 posted on 10/15/2011 7:35:58 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: JohnBrowdie

Well, she used a gun, and they hate guns, so there may yet be some dress-wetting.


5 posted on 10/15/2011 7:36:18 PM PDT by wizardoz
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To: Free ThinkerNY

My son’s soon to ex is a psychotic dope addict. She had her boyfriend break into the son’s trailer, which I own, and steal about a $1000 of electronics they traded for dope. The Chief of Police told me that was legal. People have come here looking to collect her drug debts. Constant harassing calls 24/7. She was supposed to have gone to rehab again today but no. The divorce is final tomorrow. She hasn’t contested it yet. But she won’t stop. And this may sound wrong, but we keep hoping the call will come she has overdosed and is dead, dead, dead. Injecting meth and oxycontin.


6 posted on 10/15/2011 7:38:07 PM PDT by bigheadfred (But alas)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That just can’t be true. Women don’t do those kinds of things. He must have driven her to it. You know it’s his fault. It can’t be hers.


7 posted on 10/15/2011 7:38:07 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: JohnBrowdie

No surprise at all. Many moons ago, long after my divorce, my ex tried to enter my house with the police inside. She had called them because I would not give her entry to wake our sleeping son to take him home. Earlier in the evening, I had taken him back home after my weekend visitation and she was nowhere to be found so I took him back home and left a message he would be brought back the next day which also was a holiday.

The police instructed her to stay inside but as I was closing the door from letting them inside, she tried to force the door open and I blocked the way. The police took control of her at that time and one office stayed outside with her until everything was cleared up with them. My son remained asleep in his room.

Two days later I receive a summons for suit for protection for her.

In the hearing, all three officers testified as to the events as stated but she received a protection order filed against me. For a year several of my constitutional rights were suspended. It is a one way street, period.


8 posted on 10/15/2011 7:47:07 PM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Video of the nearsighted lady: http://helenair.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/michelle-coller-gable-s-initial-appearance-in-justic-court/vmix_6584aab6-f6cc-11e0-b552-001cc4c002e0.html


9 posted on 10/15/2011 7:51:04 PM PDT by decimon
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To: bigheadfred
I understand how you feel, one of my son's had a bad divorce and 17 years later she is still trying to get him to court for one thing or another...the oldest son left her home and came to live with his father at 16, she and her new husband use to come to his house and take pictures but he got the house in the divorce. Unusual...yep...she thought she was going to get everything. He also kept his antique wood boat...good lawyer makes a big difference and he also spent lots of time in the law lib. at the court house...A man heading for divorce has to be pro-active and not just let the lawyers do the job....In 2 years child support stops. He fought like a tiger for his kids and even had the parish priest come to the court on his own for one of the proceedings...

He had the kids baptized when he had them and she called the parish priest and demanded he unbaptized them or she would sue the church...A real gem and I don't know how he lasted 17 years with her.....

Just be thankful you don't live in the skin of the psycho's. If the female left the home, in our state you can legally change the locks...Men, do not leave the house if your heading for divorce. When he left, his lawyer told him to reconcile with her and to not leave the house, she left after they got back together and deserted the home, she didn't get it in the divorce...But check out the laws for yourself in your state....The stories I could tell, she even wanted a share of my IRA cause if I died, he would be one of the beneficiary's...I had to go to court, to straighten that out....

It can be a real nightmare and usually the guy gets the shaft if kids are involved....

You have my sympathy, been there, done that......

10 posted on 10/15/2011 8:02:02 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: goat granny

My son was granted temporary full custody. Tomorrow, unless contested, that becomes full custody. She called whining she didn’t have the money to contest it and it wasn’t fair to her that she had to submit a clean UA before she could see the kids. She said because of that she would never get to see them. They are 1 and 2 with recent b-days. My son told her that it wasn’t about her. It was about the kids. She didn’t get the kids anything for their b-days, but she gets her dope. My son moved back in with us until he can get the problem with his hearing aids resolved. He has trouble hearing the baby at night. But it is ok. My grandkids are great.


11 posted on 10/15/2011 8:15:50 PM PDT by bigheadfred (But alas)
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To: bigheadfred

why did he take up with her and make children?....he’s got to look in the mirror.....


12 posted on 10/15/2011 8:25:37 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Michelle in court.
Looks like there was a love triangle happening. "Sunday Cooley Bennett, 50" was the 'other' woman. She was also killed by Michelle.
13 posted on 10/15/2011 8:41:12 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: bigheadfred
Thank God he got the kids. Boo Hoo to her whining, I would have zero sympathy for someone parent like that...hope he gets full perm. custody. Sometimes when grandkids are involved its hard on the grandparents too, my son had 3 when they divorced, the youngest was under 1 year and the oldest was 4...He's home on leave from the Air Force and I had dinner at my daughters with him today...Her girls were home also. Her 2 girls are real close with my grandson. He just got engaged and I met his prospective bride, she is beautiful and seems like a sweet young woman....:O) Things do work out over time....Bless you and your son... Some days a good shot of bourbon helps....
14 posted on 10/15/2011 8:42:29 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: cherry

Well, it wasn’t always so bad. She got a prescription for painkillers a couple of years ago and it slowly got a rolling start until it completely mushroomed into full addiction, and she completely went to sh!+. A large part of the problem is her grandmother and mother enabling her. They obviously don’t care enough to get her some help, but they keep handing her money.

And hindsight is 20/20. My son has been beating himself up a lot. But he sees it now for the way it really all was/is. And it isn’t too late for him or the kids to move on. He is 23. She is 21. What the heck do they know anyways at that age? I think there are plenty of people that wake up one day and go look in the mirror and ask themselves your very same question.


15 posted on 10/15/2011 8:42:44 PM PDT by bigheadfred (But alas)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Michelle has a long history of being crazy.
16 posted on 10/15/2011 8:48:54 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: JohnBrowdie
exactly. Very sad. As someone who had to many years ago successfully get a restraining order against an ex., I know the situation is often pretty scary that someone has resorted to a restraining order.

It doesn't matter what the hell the gender. If a person needs protection against a whack job, they need protection. Period.

17 posted on 10/15/2011 8:57:55 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Jusge ought to be jailed for this.


18 posted on 10/15/2011 9:14:18 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Another case of not being armed while awaiting “justice”.


19 posted on 10/15/2011 9:59:55 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles.)
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To: GOP Poet

“If a person needs protection against a whack job, they need protection. Period.”

Sam Colt invented such protection


20 posted on 10/15/2011 10:04:43 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

(AP) HELENA, Mont. - A 911 call captured two women’s voices saying, “Don’t do it,” and, “You took my husband,” before gunshots rang out in a shooting that left a man and a woman dead in a Helena apartment.

The line went dead, and the dispatcher at the other end put out the alert to officers: “Shots fired! Shots fired!”

Seven minutes later, another 911 call came from the same address, and a woman said: “I loved you with all my heart. It’s because of that b——. You traded me for her, Joe. I loved you.”

The quotes from court documents and a police dispatch log provided new details into the Thursday morning slayings of Joseph Andrew Gable, 48, and Sunday Cooley Bennett, 50, at Gable’s home. Gable’s estranged wife, Michelle Coller Gable, appeared in court Friday to face two counts of deliberate homicide.

The shooting happened just two days after Joseph Gable filed for divorce from his wife of 25 years and three weeks after he attempted to obtain a protection order from her after she came to Helena from her home in Maryland. District Judge Dorothy McCarter denied that request, writing in her order, “No personal danger or threat involved.”

http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S2329396.shtml?cat=10104


21 posted on 10/15/2011 10:08:29 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Free ThinkerNY

On Sept. 20, Joseph Gable sought a temporary protection order from his wife, saying that he and his Michelle Gable were separated but that she had shown up in Helena from her home in Clinton, Md.

He alleged that his wife was stalking him and then confronted him at his apartment while he was trying to change the locks. He said she threw a laptop computer down the stairs, tried to block him from leaving the apartment and prevented him from driving away because her rental car was parked behind his vehicle.

“She has been out of Montana on the East Coast in Maryland for over two years, came back unannounced and is trying to disrupt my life anyway she can, apparently,” he wrote in court documents.

He said his wife didn’t have any firearms that he knew of, but he accused her of intimidation and holding him against his will, along with stalking. He asked that McCarter order Michelle Gable to stay at least 1,500 feet away from his home or office. McCarter denied the request the next day.

http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S2329396.shtml?cat=10104


22 posted on 10/15/2011 10:11:52 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: cherry; bigheadfred
***why did he take up with her and make children?....he’s got to look in the mirror.....***

His wife ends up a drug addict and you think he should look in the mirror....thats not a rational remark. Just for the sake of the kids, he should get the divorce...the man is not always the guilty one...

23 posted on 10/16/2011 1:03:12 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Tainan

Sunday Bennett is associated with Houston Gem and Mineral Society with the role of Director .

Sunday Bennett has 9 known relationships including Paul McGarry, Terry Brawner and Phyllis George and is located in Rosenberg, TX.

Source:   Texas Secretary of State last refreshed Wednesday, March 30, 2011


24 posted on 10/16/2011 1:22:28 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: GladesGuru

The silly part of this notion is the assumption this woman would have honored a restraining order.

Doesn’t hurt to get one. I suppose in a few cases it might actually do some good, but someone determined to commit double murder isn’t going to stop because you present them with a court order.


25 posted on 10/16/2011 3:18:42 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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