Skip to comments.Vigilantes torch suspected crack house (Small town in Canada)
Posted on 07/26/2006 2:24:00 PM PDT by dynachrome
SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- The normally peaceful New Brunswick island of Grand Manan may not have seen the last of the violence that ended in a suspected crack house being burned to the ground by a mob of so-called vigilantes.
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Rock on, Great White North.
I'd send them a case of Moosehead if their identities were known.
>>Didn't know the crack plague had spread that far.
So pull up you pants already!
I heard there was a house fire in my beat, at an intesection that has a lot of crack sales, on my first day off and I've spent every waking (and some sleeping moments) dreaming of it being a particular residence.
Maybe this is a spreading neighborhood watch technique
Man, I heard you stick your face in the smoldering remains of that house you'll get !#$!%# up!
If the Canadian national police force, the RCMP, did its job and enforced the country's laws, there would have been no need for the local citizens to take matters into their own hands. Perhaps the problem is that the RCMP is centrally commanded by the Canadian federal government and has no accountability to local authorities, who are more likely than central government bureaucrats to be responsive to the local concerns. This incident evidences the wisdom of the old slogan, "Support your local police and keep them independent."
You = Your
Note to self...
Proofread before posting, Duh
They're not 'vigilantes', they're 'undocumented law-enforcement officials'.
Or Wallace perhaps the folks in that part of Canada...don't subscribe to the PC liberal pukes in most of Canada...or for that matter the gibberish that you spout!!
You = Your
I still got a chuckle out of it.
sounds as if they have a good handel on the situation.good for them.
When the Government cant or wont do their job abd control drugs, The people have to do it for them.
I love the way the journalist calls these citizens a mob and so-called Vigilantes.
We all know in our neighborhoods where the drug sales are going down, the police know, and they dont do anything. They claim they cant get evidence ,or they arrest them and the perps are home before the paperwork is done. Their lawyers have them back on the street and selling more drugs before the ink is dry on the paper. When you see kids as young as 14 becoming addicts and the law isnt doing anything it becomes time to send a warning. Burning down the crack house is a warning. Perhaps next they burn one with some drug dealers still inside.
I dont think the problem is the RCMP, they have no problem arresting the bad guys. However the courts are extremely lenient when it comes to drug crimes and it comes at a price.
"When you see kids as young as 14 becoming addicts and the law isnt doing anything it becomes time to send a warning"
I agree. I don't live in a big city because of the crime, but it isn't far away. The article shows how far the plague of hard drugs has spread. Heck, it's pretty darn cold up there to do and sell crack.
What gibberish are you referring to? Do you support a national police force in this country?
"'undocumented law-enforcement officials'."
I think "differently-credentialed law-enforcement officials" sounds less derogatory.
You are probably right with respect to the Canadian courts. I believe the Canadian judiciary and legal systems are more centralized than ours, with a greater degree of Federal oversight than we have. Given that the Liberal Party, which is more or less like our Democratic Party, has been dominant for most of the last 40 years, it is probable that the bleeding hearts dominate the judiciary.
The roof, the roof
The roof is on fire
We don't need no water
Let the MF burn!
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