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Vigilantes Torch Ohio House Where Girl Was Raped
WMUR TV ABC 9 ^ | NHAntiMassRedRebel

Posted on 06/22/2005 4:48:15 PM PDT by NHAntiMassRedRebel

HAMILTON, Ohio -- Vigilante justice seems to have taken over in the community where a 9-year-old girl was raped Monday, reported Cincinnati television station WLWT.

Someone set fire Tuesday evening to the house where the attack occurred. Six Mexican immigrants were renting the house, and neighbors believe the attacker lived there, WLWT reported.

Racial tensions rose high after the attack, with some angry residents threatening to burn down the house and take other retaliation against Hispanics in the area. Someone had spray-painted "Rapest" (sic) and "Child Molester" on the house.

The victim's father asked people to let police handle the situation.

"They probably mean well, but they're taking everything in their own hands and they should leave it in the police's hands," the father said.

One neighbor told WLWT the community just wants justice. Some neighbors are alarmed that the alleged attacker is still on the loose.

"They're just trying to get a suspected predator off the streets," Eric Price said. "Everybody's outraged. I can't even believe it myself."

Hamilton police Detective Mark Hayes said vigilantes interfere with police efforts to find the attacker.

"Something like this takes away from the investigation. Now we have another serious crime," Hayes said.

Police searched about a dozen places for the alleged attacker, the station reported. About 50 people gathered at one home while police surrounded and searched it.

Police said they know who they are looking for, but they won't release his name or a sketch because of fear of retaliation, WLWT reported.

"We need concrete information from the public making an identification," Officer Don Taylor said. "Once we do, we will try to get a picture and make a positive identification."

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man, 22 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a tattoo on his inner forearm.

The fire did a lot of damage to the house and melted the siding on the house next door.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banditos; cholo; crime; illegalimmigration; rape; vato; vigilantes; yohomes
First of all, the rape of a nine year old girl is enough to infuriate anybody. What if it turns out that the predator is here illegally?

On top of that, what if he is allowed to go free because of the bureaucratic mess of the ICE and Borderless Bush's refusal to let them actually operate as they should for fear of offending LULAC, MeChA and La Raza?

Retaliation against innocent Hispanics is despicable and shouldn't be excused. But this is born of frustration. I'm willing to bet the local cops know where this guy is and because of a failed immigration policy can't touch him. And if he's capable of "retaliation", as they put it, he's probably alot more dangerous than your average fruit picking illegal immigrant.

The other thing is that the term vigilante now equates this with what the Minutemen are doing. It's time to take this issue head on, secure the borders and let the "housecleaning" begin.

1 posted on 06/22/2005 4:48:15 PM PDT by NHAntiMassRedRebel
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

"Six Mexican immigrants were renting the house,...."

That right there tells me they are most likely illegals. Well if nothing else, all the attention will cause the six ILLEGAL immigrants to move elsewhere. The way things are nowadays, if someone in the course of conversation said they immigrated from Mexico or anywhere else I would suspect them of lying


2 posted on 06/22/2005 4:57:26 PM PDT by commonasdirt (Reading DU so you won't hafta)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

Vigilantes? what if the perp torched it to destroy evidence?


3 posted on 06/22/2005 4:58:07 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: mylife

Interesting. Great tagline, too.


4 posted on 06/22/2005 4:59:51 PM PDT by NHAntiMassRedRebel (Our only fault is that we're 40 minutes north of Boston.)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel
What if it turns out that the predator is here illegally?

Well if that's the case, expect to see every leftist group in the coury come to their defense, along with half the Republican party.

5 posted on 06/22/2005 5:01:20 PM PDT by Guillermo (The last competent French General lies in Napoleon's Tomb.)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

Thank God for taglines..I cant be witty and perceptive ALL the time ;)


6 posted on 06/22/2005 5:01:59 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel
I hate to say it but American citizens will stand for only so much. When law enforcement ceases to exist the vacuum/void will most likely be filled.It might not always be pretty...
7 posted on 06/22/2005 5:11:32 PM PDT by rodguy911 (Time to get rid of the UN and the ACLU)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

Good.....

Hopfully the bastard is roasted now, and out of the reach of our judicial system.


8 posted on 06/22/2005 5:16:31 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

I remember about ten years ago a little 10 yo girl was taken from her mothers car at a local store, people saw the perp dragging her to his trailer 2,000 yards away , They called Police who would not enter and get her out for some reason, Finally the outcry of citizens outside and their threat to go in if the poplice wouldnt, caused the cops to make a move after she was raped.This man comes up soon to be let out of prison and return to the community.

The police take a special interest in any attempt by citizens to take the law into their own hands , it is the thing that frightens them most , because it proves a breakdown by them, or the justice system.


9 posted on 06/22/2005 5:16:31 PM PDT by sgtbono2002
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

I've had it with the entire illegal immigration problem.

Oh no they're just undocumented...

I didn't murder him, I just issued an undocumented death certificate. I didn't rob the bank, I just made an undocumented withdrawal.

If the rapist is here illegally I could care less what they do to him. He's an invader; he has no rights.


10 posted on 06/22/2005 5:20:43 PM PDT by Ragnorak
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To: sgtbono2002

People are seeing our justice system as justice prevention. It's pretty sad when we have to hope for prison justice or vigilantes to make things right, anymore.


11 posted on 06/22/2005 5:24:57 PM PDT by monkeywrench (Deut. 27:17 Cursed be he that removeth his neighbor's landmark)
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To: sgtbono2002
The annals of the American west are filled with true stories of citizens who did the job when the law couldn't or wouldn't. Citizens taking the law into their own hands is not a pleasant alternative, but it is a far better alternative than lawlessness when the appointed law can't or won't do the job.

For all the western stories of vigilantism, one fact cannot be disputed-- from Tombstone to Dodge City to Silver City to Ft. Smith, vigilantism stopped very soon after the law started doing their job.

12 posted on 06/22/2005 5:27:08 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (crime would drop like a sprung trapdoor if we brought back good old-fashioned hangings)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel
Sacrificed on the altar of political correctness to the gods of pragmatism and greed..

The desire of ALL politicians to grab power and to keep it the potential vote harvesting superceeds patriotism and even loyalty to those who elected them

imo

13 posted on 06/22/2005 5:31:52 PM PDT by joesnuffy (Taglines often reveal a lot about the inner person...)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

No innocents in that house, but I won't say let it burn because it might upset somebody here (that is before they go to a "nuke the ME" threads).


14 posted on 06/22/2005 5:32:07 PM PDT by junta ("Racism" a word invented so as to allow morons access to the political debate.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Sad but true excellent post.


15 posted on 06/22/2005 5:32:57 PM PDT by rodguy911 (Time to get rid of the UN and the ACLU)
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To: sgtbono2002

It's like Paul Kersey in the old 'Death Wish' movies.
If the cops have a vigilante to hunt, all other cases are put on hold.


16 posted on 06/22/2005 5:34:07 PM PDT by somemoreequalthanothers
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To: Ragnorak

"If the rapist is here illegally I could care less what they do to him. He's an invader; he has no rights."

Amen and I'm glad to see that there are others in this country who are likewise FED UP.


17 posted on 06/22/2005 5:36:30 PM PDT by Leatherneck_MT (3-7-77 (No that's not a Date))
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To: mylife
That was my thought as well. Maybe I've been watching too much CSI, but this seems like an awfully convenient situation for the perp. It's pretty hard to convict someone when all of the evidence has been reduced to ashes. Even if the police managed to get some hard evidence from the house before it was torched, he can now scream and holler for a change of venue.
18 posted on 06/22/2005 5:40:09 PM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. - John Adams)
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To: Stonewall Jackson

Its a perfect coverup and the liberal media is helping


19 posted on 06/22/2005 5:44:40 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: somemoreequalthanothers

You got that right.


20 posted on 06/22/2005 5:58:14 PM PDT by sgtbono2002
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

"Police said they know who they are looking for, but they won't release his name or a sketch because of fear of retaliation, WLWT reported."




I'm not sure they are saying they fear retaliation from the rapist. I think they mean retaliation towards the rapist from the public. Which makes this even worse, in my mind. Personally, I wouldn't be worrying about protecting the rapist. I'd be more concerned with capturing him. To heck with his safety!


22 posted on 06/22/2005 6:39:36 PM PDT by RGVTx
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

Tagline alert!


23 posted on 06/22/2005 7:16:28 PM PDT by jocon307 (Can we close the border NOW?)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

This is how things were done in the old days. People were a lot more cautious ...


24 posted on 06/22/2005 7:18:49 PM PDT by John Lenin (Liberalism: Where defeat is victory)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel
Police said they know who they are looking for, but they won't release his name or a sketch because of fear of retaliation, WLWT reported.

Sex predators are always identified for the safety of the community. Why should this one be any different?

If he strikes another young kid again, the police and city will be liable for failing to ID the perpetrator.

25 posted on 06/22/2005 7:25:36 PM PDT by Black Tooth
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To: RGVTx

"Protect and Serve" takes on a whole new meaning.


26 posted on 06/22/2005 8:07:23 PM PDT by festus (The constitution may be flawed but its a whole lot better than what we have now.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Yeha, but be careful. According to the Mechistas that makes you Billy the Kid. As if it's a bad thing.


27 posted on 06/23/2005 1:51:11 PM PDT by NHAntiMassRedRebel (Our only fault is that we're 40 minutes north of Boston.)
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To: RGVTx

Yeah, I thought about that immediately after I clicked the post button and tried in vain to stop it. I bet the dude is "connected" in some way nonetheless.


28 posted on 06/23/2005 1:53:28 PM PDT by NHAntiMassRedRebel (Our only fault is that we're 40 minutes north of Boston.)
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel

I know what you mean. I hate when my fingers get ahead of my brain.


29 posted on 06/23/2005 2:44:51 PM PDT by RGVTx
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To: NHAntiMassRedRebel
Illegals are entitled to swift justice, too.

Sounds like that's just what happened.

30 posted on 06/23/2005 3:04:00 PM PDT by FixitGuy
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