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Ex-Marine, 72, Teaches Pickpocket a Lesson
| June 26, 2007
Posted on 06/27/2007 3:36:18 AM PDT by driftdiver
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Bill Barnes says he was scratching off a losing $2 lottery ticket inside a gas station when he felt a hand slip into his front-left pants pocket, where he had $300 in cash. He immediately grabbed the person's wrist with his left hand and started throwing punches with his right, landing six or seven blows before a store manager intervened. "I guess he thought I was an easy mark," Barnes, 72, told The Grand Rapids Press for a story Tuesday. .....
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TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: crime; marine; repost; searchisyourfriend
I love happy endings
Good thing the marine was not in Holland or Sweden or he would be facing criminal charges for protecting himself.
posted on 06/27/2007 3:40:08 AM PDT
God love the Marines.......
posted on 06/27/2007 3:42:46 AM PDT
(Oohrah, Semper Fi and God Bless Our Troops)
Obligatory: There are no ex-....
posted on 06/27/2007 3:53:27 AM PDT
There is one ex-Marine...
To: driftdiver; DaveLoneRanger; csense
This guy was *armed* and knew how to use it.
Just FYI. Thought you might enjoy it.
posted on 06/27/2007 5:24:06 AM PDT
(Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
Not as mean, not as lean, but always a Marine ping!
posted on 06/27/2007 6:23:09 AM PDT
by Vor Lady
(He's not stupid......he's ADVANCED!)
I read this on Fox. Good for him! God bless all of our troops, past and present!
posted on 06/27/2007 8:10:31 AM PDT
(My warrior, my soldier, my hero - my son. God bless our troops!)
Doesn't look like someone I'd want to mess with.
posted on 06/27/2007 8:46:01 AM PDT
(A wise man's heart inclines him to the right, but a fool's heart to the left. ~ Ecclesiastes 10:2)
posted on 06/27/2007 4:53:46 PM PDT
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