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Arizona Police Arrest Man for Shooting at the Moon
Yahoo! News ^ | June 11, 2014 | Reuters

Posted on 06/11/2014 7:06:27 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

moon gif photo: Moon Gif tumblr_m13t23sysq1r9caoxo1_500.gif

Arizona police arrest man for shooting at the moon

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A marijuana smoker was arrested in Arizona after shooting at the moon with a handgun and wrestling with officers who were called by his girlfriend to subdue him, authorities said on Wednesday.

Police went to a home in Prescott Valley, about 85 miles north of Phoenix, late last Friday where the woman told them her partner had fired several shots into the air after telling her and her teenage son he had seen Halley's Comet.

Prescott Valley police spokesman Sergeant Brandon Bonney said Cameron Read, 39, was arrested after a struggle and admitted firing multiple times and "trying to shoot the moon."

Bonney said Read also confessed to smoking marijuana before the incident, and told officers he had not wanted to hurt anyone.

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TOPICS: Astronomy; Chit/Chat; Local News; Miscellaneous; Outdoors; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: arizona; assclown; banglist; dopesmoker; felonystupid; lunacy; lunartarget; lunatic; marijuana; moon; napl; phoenix; shootthemoon; targetshooting; wod
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man in the moon photo: Man in the Moon sjff_01_img0528.jpg Bullseye!
1 posted on 06/11/2014 7:06:27 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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nuke the moon photo: nuke the moon! nukemoon.jpg Next time ... think BIG
2 posted on 06/11/2014 7:07:50 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Didn’t Powers Booth as Curley Bill do that in the movie “Tombstone?”


3 posted on 06/11/2014 7:08:27 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: DogByte6RER

Moon hunting requires a license these days.


4 posted on 06/11/2014 7:12:47 PM PDT by Misterioso (Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive. - Ayn Rand)
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To: DogByte6RER

He is a fool, if the Arabs haven’t been able to do it by now, then it just isn’t going to happen.


5 posted on 06/11/2014 7:13:34 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ping


6 posted on 06/11/2014 7:14:27 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

So...is the moon okay?


7 posted on 06/11/2014 7:14:41 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: DogByte6RER

I do that regularly. First, I pass my low hearts, unless I have a lot of high hearts to cover. Then I dump my low club on the 2, and then lead a medium spade until hearts are broken, and I take all the tricks.


8 posted on 06/11/2014 7:15:12 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you’re litigating against nuns, you’ve probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: ansel12

I guess the man in the moon looked at him funny....


9 posted on 06/11/2014 7:15:15 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: DogByte6RER

Is the guy a US senator?


10 posted on 06/11/2014 7:16:08 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: DogByte6RER

There was a guy in my neighborhood that was literally building a “Stairway to Heaven”.

I’m sure he wasn’t arrested.


11 posted on 06/11/2014 7:20:24 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: DogByte6RER

The moon is moving quite fast and gravity causes more drop than you expect, so you'll have to shoot high and lead the target by about ten degrees.

12 posted on 06/11/2014 7:26:59 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Was it a Blood Moon, Blue Moon, Half Moon?


13 posted on 06/11/2014 7:27:10 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: DogByte6RER

Geez, what a bunch of rookie stoners they’ve got out west...


14 posted on 06/11/2014 7:29:55 PM PDT by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell)
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To: tumblindice
Is the guy a US senator?

Or a Vice President perhaps? Following Biden's advice will get a person arrested. I know a well respected guy in my neighborhood who was arrested for firing a warning shot in the air on his own property.

15 posted on 06/11/2014 7:31:39 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: KarlInOhio

aaaaaaAAAAAAAAARRRLLRLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooo - - - - - - -


16 posted on 06/11/2014 7:32:14 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Patriot Babe

There is no difference when it is cloudy.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 7:34:12 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: DogByte6RER

I have an alibi.


18 posted on 06/11/2014 7:35:54 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: DogByte6RER

If he hit it, he would cause lead pollution.

EPA violation.


19 posted on 06/11/2014 7:39:46 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Oh...he said " at " the moon....not just "shooting the moon"...that changes things a bit.
20 posted on 06/11/2014 7:42:43 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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