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Police Open Fire on a Car Sitting at Crowded DWI Checkpoint
Daily Paul.com ^ | June 17, 2013 | Robhino

Posted on 06/17/2013 9:05:25 PM PDT by Altariel

*VIDEO* Police open fire on a car sitting at crowded DWI checkpoint

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A couple celebrating Father’s Day with their baby found themselves in the middle of a shootout at a DWI checkpoint when officers unloaded on a car sitting in heavy traffic. The couple, Jared and Rose Cleerdin were hoping it wouldn’t be their last Father’s Day together as the officers fired dozens of rounds in the direction of on-coming traffic. Jared Cleerden believes the officers acted way beyond what was necessary for public safety saying, ”Every cop turned around and started unloading like super trigger happy as if their training was coming into full effect and they were being able to utilize it,” said Cleerdin. “Everybody was just blasting this car to pieces. It was absolutely terrifying. It was way beyond reckless,” said Cleerdin. “I couldn’t believe it. These are professional people, professional officers, and they’re training, they’re highly trained and they’re not supposed to do stuff like that. Cops are shooting from the front of the car, back into the rest of the on-coming traffic to the check point, into the rest of the innocent civilians down the road.”

VIDEO: http://thelibertarianrepublic.com/video-police-open-fire-on-...

Side Note: Did you pick on this completely separate, but equally important sleight of hand?! @1:17 "...a routine DUI checkpoint..." ??? Do they mean a routine violation of my right to travel unmolested?

Here's a follow up article:

Sheriff Ingram explains what happened during checkpoint shooting

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Something went wrong at a Brunswick County checkpoint, leaving two people recovering from gunshot wounds and seven deputies on the sidelines until investigators get answers.

Four sheriff's deputies from Brunswick County have been moved to desk positions and three New Hanover County deputies are on leave after 34-year-old Antoine Graham and 42-year-old Jerry Melvin, both of Leland, were shot at a DWI checkpoint.

Brunswick Sheriff John Ingram said Monday during a news conference that everything was done by procedure. When the shooting happened, the checkpoint had just started and deputies immediately shut it down to deal with the situation at hand.

Continue Reading: http://www.wect.com/story/22610377/sheriff-ingram-explains-w...

Nothing to see here. ..."everything was done by procedure"...

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: agenda21; banglist; brunswickcounty; checkpointshooting; donutwatch; duicheckpoint; dwi; northcarolina; policeoutofcontrol; sheriffs; shooting

1 posted on 06/17/2013 9:05:26 PM PDT by Altariel
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To: Altariel

The best reason an officer should not have his job is he fact that he wants it.


2 posted on 06/17/2013 9:07:51 PM PDT by Joe Bfstplk
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To: Altariel

>> Nothing to see here. ...”everything was done by procedure”...

“Sorry about that, y’all! We thought they were dogs...”


3 posted on 06/17/2013 9:09:16 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Altariel

“highly trained” HAH! Most people that I know and myself who own firearms would NEVER do something this reckless, I’ve had no special training. I just know that firearms are NOT TOYS.


4 posted on 06/17/2013 9:09:46 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: Joe Bfstplk

*FACEPALM*....Gotta move...Born here.


5 posted on 06/17/2013 9:13:01 PM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: Altariel

Apparently in one of the cars, a Hamster made an aggressive move, charging one of the officers.


6 posted on 06/17/2013 9:18:16 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: Altariel

I don’t see where the number of bullets were fired and how many went “astray” striking other vehicles from the fire sticks of these professionals.

That is just plain stoopit to fire your guns using innocent people as your backstop.


7 posted on 06/17/2013 9:18:43 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Altariel

And they worry about US having guns???


8 posted on 06/17/2013 9:19:28 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Joe Bfstplk

Exactly, I was in traffic when some cops blocked I-20 outside of Atlanta and then starting blasting away at some car they though contained robbers. Idiots.

BTW, the idea of (over) charging the passenger of a car with assault with a deadly weapon for being a passenger when some fool goes crazy is abuse by the charging officer. That alone is reason to fire whoever did that in my mind.


9 posted on 06/17/2013 9:36:10 PM PDT by JLS
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To: bigbob

Thanks God the people in those cars were not murdered.


10 posted on 06/17/2013 9:47:59 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Altariel

if my wife had been shot by one of these a-holes ... most would be dead before they got me ... enough is enough


11 posted on 06/17/2013 10:01:41 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: Husker24

Assault hamsters.

Never underestimate the furry rodents.

:-)


12 posted on 06/17/2013 10:03:10 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel

13 posted on 06/17/2013 10:04:08 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Husker24; Slings and Arrows

14 posted on 06/17/2013 10:06:22 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel

fixed broken link to eyewitness account:

http://www.wect.com/story/22605650/eyewitnesses-describe-the-terror-of-dui-checkpoint-shooting


15 posted on 06/17/2013 10:15:36 PM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Praise be Idiocracy! The future in film.


16 posted on 06/17/2013 10:32:23 PM PDT by catbertz
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To: Altariel

Covered.

17 posted on 06/17/2013 10:34:54 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: bigbob

“Bathtub falls and police officers kill more Americans than terrorism, yet we’ve been asked to sacrifice our most sacred rights for fear of falling victim to it.”

~Edward Snowden


18 posted on 06/18/2013 5:34:16 AM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Slings and Arrows

You two owe me a cup of coffee and flowers to appease my freshly showered wife.


19 posted on 06/18/2013 5:48:45 AM PDT by LevinFan
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To: NCDave

Where is it you’re planning to move TO? I was thinking of moving to NC to escape from Communist-held Maryland. You’re disappointing me.


20 posted on 06/18/2013 5:59:36 AM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare--now a Marine Mom)
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sfl


21 posted on 06/18/2013 6:03:26 AM PDT by phockthis (http://www.supremelaw.org/fedzone11/index.htm ...)
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To: ottbmare

I live in Charlotte, it’s ok still. Alot of people have moved here from other liberal places and are trying to change it into the place they fled..lol. I was thinking about crossing the border into South Carolina. Lower taxes and fewer illegals, etc. You will like NC compared to Maryland. More conservatives are welcome. :)


22 posted on 06/18/2013 6:34:24 AM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: Nervous Tick
“Sorry about that, y’all! We thought they were dogs...”

Yep, that's what I was thinking.

23 posted on 06/18/2013 6:46:00 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Altariel

You are aware that this is the mantra of liberals who think we should just accept terrorist attacks on Americans, aren’t you?


24 posted on 06/18/2013 10:48:31 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Altariel
Officials with the sheriff's office are keeping tight lipped about the incident. No one will tell us who shot the two suspects, or what even led up to the shooting.

Sounds like they've got conflicting stories from the officers and are trying to square things up before going public with a sanitized version.

Becoming an all too familiar pattern.

25 posted on 06/18/2013 10:53:56 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Altariel

26 posted on 06/18/2013 4:08:51 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

FIST checkpoint?


27 posted on 06/18/2013 6:28:18 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Sherman Logan

You are aware that you are speaking glibly in response to a thread discussing an incident which, if any non-government employee Freeper were to engage in such behavior, would result in said Freeper being labeled as a terrorist, aren’t you?

The point of the quote is to prompt unthinking men and women to consider what they are supporting in the name of “fighting terrorism”-—lest pigs take for themselves puppies and release them trained attack dogs, a la Animal Farm.


28 posted on 06/18/2013 10:29:42 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel

Ah, so.

By that analogy the Vietnam War was really no big deal, since about as many Americans died each year while it was going on in traffic accidents as died in the entire conflict.

Most people recognize that intentional enemy action is qualitatively different from mishaps and accidents, regardless of quantitative similarities.

If that is not the case, why be upset about the Pearl Harbor attack? Only about 2500 Americans died, less than died in December of 41 on American highways.


29 posted on 06/19/2013 3:44:28 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan

No, that does not follow.

What does follow is that anyone committing the same crime without benefit of a government employee’s uniform would be labeled a terrorist, and condemned by all parties without hesitation.

You seem eager to divert from that.

One does not “fight terrorists” while ignoring domestic acts of the same.

Freegards,


30 posted on 06/19/2013 7:13:35 AM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel

If anyone wants to be on or off the Agenda 21 ping list, please notify me by Freepmail. It is a relatively low volume list in which we have been exploring the UN Agenda21 and related topics. We have collected our studies with threads, links, and discussions on the Agenda 21 thread which can be found here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2738418/posts

NEW ACTION THREAD:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2863065/posts

Post 128 of the Action Thread is a summary of the history of Agenda 21, “what they are doing”, “what to do about it” and a good bibliography for further reading.


31 posted on 07/17/2013 12:41:32 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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