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The case of Mickey Shunick has received national attention.

Googling "Mickey Shunick" "Brandon Lavergne" will yield a variety of articles on this case.

It is my theory that because his conviction occurred as a soldier at Fort Polk, LA that somewhere along the path from his home to where his pickup was burned might be the body of Mickey Shunick

Having a way to track the suspect's movements might lead to closure in this case.

1 posted on 07/12/2012 11:31:36 AM PDT by topher
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To: topher

or...they could leave their cellphones at home when they’re up to no good.


2 posted on 07/12/2012 11:36:57 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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—This would be computerized ROAMING of the cell phones showing the stations that the cell phone used to maintain its signal. Is such tracking possible?—

It’s done all the time, but they need a subpoena to get the info.


3 posted on 07/12/2012 11:40:20 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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The info is there, but keeping track of it wouldn’t be free. The question is: Would the cost involved in tracking the cell phones of sex offenders be offset by any real benefit? I would have to say no, since leaving the cell phone on the kitchen table while offending doesn’t sound like a lot of extra work on the part of the recidivist perp.


6 posted on 07/12/2012 11:45:20 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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The fact you can be tracked with extreme accuracy anytime you’re carrying your cell phone is a major reason I don’t have one. Big Brother, no thanks. Nanny State, you can keep it.


7 posted on 07/12/2012 11:46:07 AM PDT by upchuck (FACEBOOK... Share pointless stuff with friends you don't know. Beg for intrusion into your life.)
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To: topher
The case is an interesting one. The suspect was released from prison a few years ago. So why was there no tracking device. His conviction was not for child molesting, but he is still a convicted sex offender.

Don't release dangerous criminals.

If you are worried that you need to keep tabs on them all the time (as if they were house arrest), they probably shouldn't be released.

How about we put a governor that reports any time you've been speeding after you've received a speeding ticket (especially, but not exclusively) if you've caused an accident in the past.

8 posted on 07/12/2012 11:47:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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If they cannot be trusted w/o supervision, then why are they out of jail?

They are much easier to track in jail!


13 posted on 07/12/2012 12:31:27 PM PDT by Keith Brown (Among the other evils being unarmed brings you, it causes you to be despised Machiavelli.)
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That is a good idea. I am sure that the technology exists and that the results would be useful.


15 posted on 07/12/2012 1:53:10 PM PDT by Rockingham
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That is a good idea. I am sure that the technology exists and that the results would be useful.


16 posted on 07/12/2012 1:53:41 PM PDT by Rockingham
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