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Rock-Throwing Protesters Try To Drag Missing Girl's Grandfather Into Street
www.local6.com ^ | 09/18/2008 | Staff

Posted on 09/18/2008 5:42:48 AM PDT by Red Badger

A group of rock-throwing protesters shined flashlights into the windows of the home of missing toddler Caylee Anthony's grandparents and fought with the family early Thursday before trying to drag Anthony's grandfather into the street.

Since Caylee's mother, Casey, was released from jail for a third time, protesters have continued to gather outside the home and become more aggressive. Several people were seen banging on the Anthony family's home and throwing rocks at the structure.

"(We're here) just to protest," a woman said outside of the home. "It's just to break them down. I think they are just protecting their daughter (Casey) which is the wrong thing to do in this case."

Grandmother Cindy Anthony ran outside with a bat in hand when the group began screaming at her husband, George, early Thursday.

A protester then reached over and tried to drag George Anthony off his property.

Local 6 reported that Cindy Anthony was pushed by a protester during the incident.

After the confrontation, George Anthony sprayed down the group of people with a hose.

By the time, officers arrived at the Anthony home, the group had left the neighborhood. No one was charged in the incident but deputies are looking at the Local 6 video.

The group of protesters yelled, "See you tomorrow" before driving away.

Search Taken To Puerto Rico

Meanwhile, George and Cindy Anthony are taking the search to find Caylee to Puerto Rico.

Cindy Anthony sat down with a Univision reporter for a one-on-one interview for the Spanish language TV station.

Anthony said she wanted to do the interview because of the large Puerto Rican viewership and she would like for the report to be played in Puerto Rico.

She said the family got tips about Caylee but could not give details about exactly where in Puerto Rico.

In the interview, Cindy Anthony said investigators told her weeks ago about evidence from the body farm.

According to investigators, the evidence suggests that Caylee is dead.

Cindy Anthony said she believes it was an intimidation tactic.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: caylee
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1 posted on 09/18/2008 5:42:49 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: retrokitten; wideawake; stainlessbanner; nmh; driftdiver; HuntsvilleTxVeteran; ...

The natives are getting restless ping..........


2 posted on 09/18/2008 5:43:25 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you're not part of the solution, then you must be part of the government............)
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To: Red Badger

These so called protesters are nothing but NAZI SOBs.


3 posted on 09/18/2008 5:44:03 AM PDT by YOUGOTIT (The Greatest Threat to our Security is the Royal 100 Club)
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To: Red Badger

Geez...what next?...a rope slung over a tree? I thought the police had stepped up patrols on their street.


4 posted on 09/18/2008 5:45:40 AM PDT by tsmith130
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To: Red Badger

castle doctrine


5 posted on 09/18/2008 5:45:55 AM PDT by stefanbatory (Palin/Cleese '12)
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To: Red Badger

Yikes...This is like a really bad Lifetime movie in the making...Starring Barry Bostwick and Cheryl Ladd, of course.


6 posted on 09/18/2008 5:46:59 AM PDT by opus86
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To: YOUGOTIT

I think she is guilty as hell, but this is getting out of hand. All the protesters are doing is hurting this investigation. They are like you said, just a bunch of wanna be Nazis.


7 posted on 09/18/2008 5:47:22 AM PDT by JimC214
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To: stefanbatory
castle doctrine

I was thinking the same thing.
8 posted on 09/18/2008 5:47:34 AM PDT by mmichaels1970 (Stand up for CHUCK!)
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To: Red Badger

The Anthonys, althogh despicable, are entitled to be left alone in their own home.


9 posted on 09/18/2008 5:48:20 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: mmichaels1970

They took one gun away from George. Maybe he has another somewhere?


10 posted on 09/18/2008 5:48:56 AM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: Red Badger
I understand being outraged. Stand outside with a big 'ole sign if it makes you feel better, but this is ridiculous and uncalled for.

In the interview, Cindy Anthony said investigators told her weeks ago about evidence from the body farm.

The body farm? What are they referring to exactly?

11 posted on 09/18/2008 5:51:03 AM PDT by Dianna
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To: opus86

Melissa Gilbert must be in it also,


12 posted on 09/18/2008 5:51:32 AM PDT by LakeLady (Dog mamas unite for Mc/Palin!)
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To: Dianna

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_Farm


13 posted on 09/18/2008 5:51:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you're not part of the solution, then you must be part of the government............)
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To: Red Badger

The Anthony family needs to quit coming out and engaging these people. This is what those people want.

If the protesters violate the law like, get too loud, throw things, block traffic, they can be picked up.

It is not unlawful to stand out on the street.


14 posted on 09/18/2008 5:52:34 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Red Badger

While I think these people know a lot more than they are telling this is WAY over the line. If the “protesters” want to help they can participate in search parties or contribute to a reward fund. They should be arrested for this kind of crap.


15 posted on 09/18/2008 5:52:38 AM PDT by Sue Perkick (And I hope that what I've done here today doesn't force you to have a negative opinion of me....)
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To: mmichaels1970; stefanbatory
Reminds me a similar sidewalk incident in the State of New York were firearms are were employed in self defense which resulted in the DA going after the homeowner.

I do believe Florida's laws are more sane on this issue.

16 posted on 09/18/2008 5:54:11 AM PDT by TeleStraightShooter (When BH0 was 8 he attended his mosque in jakarta; Bill Ayers was simultaneously bombing the Pentagon)
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To: Red Badger

Reading the headline, I assumed the story was out of Karachi.


17 posted on 09/18/2008 5:54:58 AM PDT by fullchroma
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To: indylindy

> It is not unlawful to stand out on the street.

I bet you’d find that it actually can be, particularly in this context after these lynch mob scenes.

It would fall under “intimidation”.


18 posted on 09/18/2008 5:55:32 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: Red Badger

I think this is great. Americans are sick of the circus-like legal system we have today. In the old days, Casey Anthony would have been hung 2 weeks ago, and O.J. Simpson would have long been in the ground.


19 posted on 09/18/2008 5:56:08 AM PDT by montag813 (Sentor McCain: Please Fire Tucker Bounds)
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To: fullchroma

Orlandostan...........


20 posted on 09/18/2008 5:56:19 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you're not part of the solution, then you must be part of the government............)
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To: Red Badger

I’ll bet these folks all watch Nancy Grace. Once Nancy has declared your guilt, the mob rules!


21 posted on 09/18/2008 5:57:17 AM PDT by Don W (To write with a broken pencil is pointless.)
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To: Red Badger

The Orange Not-So-Free State


22 posted on 09/18/2008 5:57:17 AM PDT by sturmde
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To: Red Badger
A group of rock-throwing protesters shined flashlights into the windows of the home of missing toddler Caylee Anthony's grandparents and fought with the family early Thursday before trying to drag Anthony's grandfather into the street.

In other words, these 'protestors' are no better than Casey.

Idiots.

23 posted on 09/18/2008 5:59:41 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall cause you to vote against the Democrats.)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

Wel, I mentioned those things. After watching that scene yesterday, i would bet some of them are going to be prosecuted.

You know, maybe Anthony’s are doing a little engaging in order to goad them into ending it out there.

Can’t say I would blame them, I would hate to live on their street right now.


24 posted on 09/18/2008 5:59:53 AM PDT by dforest
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To: opus86
The only problem with your statement is that it implies there is such a thing as a good Lifetime movie
25 posted on 09/18/2008 6:00:40 AM PDT by sticker
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To: montag813
I think this is great.

So lynch the grandfather because the mother hasn't been charged yet?

What idiocy.

26 posted on 09/18/2008 6:01:54 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall cause you to vote against the Democrats.)
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To: Red Badger

Interesting example of the power of the media - there are many, many, perpetrators of crimes more grievous than this one walking around scott free.

Granted, this is terrible and I’ve no sympathy for these folks - but the mob is clearly being whipped up by the endless reporting by Nancy Grace and Greta.

They should start reporting on the pedophiles and other scum walking around.


27 posted on 09/18/2008 6:03:30 AM PDT by palomonte (see the light or feel the heat)
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To: indylindy
It is not unlawful to stand out on the street

Throwing rocks?

Blocking traffic?

Disturbing the peace?

Harassment?

Banging on the home?

Assault?

Regardless of how I feel about the case, these people have a right to be secure on their property and in their home.

The "protestors" are out of line on this one.

28 posted on 09/18/2008 6:05:03 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: opus86

And if Cheryl Ladd is unavailable, Valerie Bertinelli can step in.


29 posted on 09/18/2008 6:06:05 AM PDT by fleagle ( An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. -Winston Churchill)
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To: DieHard the Hunter
exactly.

While I hope that sweet little girl finally gets justice - and my suspicion is that her party-loving mother used chloroform to put her little girl ‘to sleep’ so’s she could go out to the bars and then one night, accidentally gave her too much - and that sorry excuse for a mother deserves to hang - mob rule is mob rule and not acceptable in this country.

And why the lack of police until after = long after, it seems, violence they know is going to happen, happens. Are they hoping there's a lynching? A young boy got hurt there a few nights ago.

30 posted on 09/18/2008 6:06:32 AM PDT by maine-iac7 (No trees were killed in sending this message but a lot of electrons were terribly agitated)
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To: Red Badger

Ringling Bros. & BArnum and Bailey have nothing on this.

ever see the movie “Ace in the hole”?


31 posted on 09/18/2008 6:06:51 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: camle

No......


32 posted on 09/18/2008 6:08:58 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you're not part of the solution, then you must be part of the government............)
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To: camle
Oh yeah, that was a good movie based on the Floyd Collins/Sand Cave media circus back in 1925.
33 posted on 09/18/2008 6:12:20 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("Never underestimate the hungover side of the Force.")
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To: indylindy

“The Anthony family needs to quit coming out and engaging these people. This is what those people want.”

I think the Anthony family is a little nutty. Don’t get me wrong, I feel bad for the Grandma, the granddaughter was a spitting image of her. But protecting the bad seed like this? Some thing’s not right. As far as the protesters go, I don’t know what to think. You have got to admit, what is going on with our legal system? Why is the ball being dropped. It looks like the legal system is broken, the reason we have a legal system is to prevent this type of mob justice. So when the legal system doesn’t work, you are going to have to expect some back-lash. I am not saying I agree with the protesters, but I understand why it is happening.


34 posted on 09/18/2008 6:13:33 AM PDT by rodeo-mamma
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To: Red Badger

They should just block off the street. After the OJ fiasco, they blocked the entrance to his street on Sunset. People still found a back way to get through but most people didn’t know where it was.


35 posted on 09/18/2008 6:16:17 AM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

I agree with you. I would never do it, and certainly the people out there look like a bunch of thugs.

Heard on Fox news this morning that a judge denied a request to remove these people on those grounds, however if any of them engage in these things mentioned in your post they can be arrested.

This case really is a shame. I doubt the little girl will ever be found.

By the way, I read a book some years back by Gavin DeBecker, in it he was saying that the worse thing people can do is engage people like this, it is probably the natural thing to do, but it just feeds them.


36 posted on 09/18/2008 6:17:34 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Red Badger

Those weren’t protestors, they are common thugs.


37 posted on 09/18/2008 6:17:53 AM PDT by Hoodlum91 (I support global warming.)
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To: Red Badger

The police should move these “protestors” out, before someone gets hurt. These idiots need to find something better to do with their time. So does Nancy Grace, for that matter.


38 posted on 09/18/2008 6:20:25 AM PDT by popdonnelly (I'll tell you a little secret: we're smarter and more competent than the Left.)
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To: fullchroma

No, just a bunch of Obama supporters in action...


39 posted on 09/18/2008 6:23:04 AM PDT by astounded (The democrat party is a clear and present danger to America)
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To: montag813
In the old days, Casey Anthony would have been hung 2 weeks ago, and O.J. Simpson would have long been in the ground.

Along with a lot of innocent people.

But that's a small price to pay for getting your rocks off.

40 posted on 09/18/2008 6:23:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Public policy should never become the captive of a scientific-technological elite. -- Ike Eisenhower)
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To: stefanbatory
...castle doctrine...

No "castle doctrine" in Florida anymore. Now a citizen can use deadly force if he feels his life or another's life is in danger. Don't need to be in the house, don't need to "retreat" before shooting, etc.

41 posted on 09/18/2008 6:23:37 AM PDT by FReepaholic (Palin's hot and she has a birth certificate.)
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To: rodeo-mamma

Problem with this case is that it is taking a long time, because the girl was missing 5 weeks before the police ever knew it. Thanks to Casey.

If you remember the Scott Peterson case, it realy did take a long time, after Lacy’s body turned up, things moved fast.

I don’t think these protesters are doing a thing to help. They seem like rabble rousers more than concerned citizens.

The irritation with the Anthony’s is that they are unlike the family of Lacy Peterson, they are in denial and try to refute and accuse the police instead of really cooperating.

I am sure they have tried to get it out of Casey where her daughter is to no avail. I sure wouldn’t want to be in their shoes.


42 posted on 09/18/2008 6:24:14 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Red Badger

old B&W showed just how the media can create a circus out of s eimple accident, adn how it keep going even after it becomes a travesty.


43 posted on 09/18/2008 6:24:49 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Red Badger
According to the bounty hunter Padilla Cindy & George were willing to take lie detector tests but Lee talked them out of it :((

Another website even suggested that Lee ( Casey's brother ) could be Caylee’s daddy and that is why there may be issues with the piece of hair that was Caylee’s in the trunk of the car .

This is a really bizarre case , but Cindy & George are enabler's which is so sad for Caylee .

I heard Casey's police intergottation tapes & Casey lies with no regrets at all . She had elaborate lies about working at Universal & etc.. with much detail she is scary ...

44 posted on 09/18/2008 6:25:45 AM PDT by DvdMom
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To: Jonah Hex

you mean it was a real event? (I did not know this)


45 posted on 09/18/2008 6:25:45 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: montag813
I think this is great. Americans are sick of the circus-like legal system we have today.

Oh, yeah, we all pine for a return to the good old days of lynching parties....

Sheesh.

46 posted on 09/18/2008 6:27:44 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: camle
Yep, Wiki actually has a decent article on him here.
47 posted on 09/18/2008 6:28:05 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("Never underestimate the hungover side of the Force.")
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To: DvdMom

If you do a search on ( Lee Caylee daddy )

you will get tons of hits .

Some posters think CayLEE was named after Lee .....


48 posted on 09/18/2008 6:31:41 AM PDT by DvdMom
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To: indylindy

“Quit engaging these people???” How about simply telling the truth that their mutant offspring is a murderer!!!!


49 posted on 09/18/2008 6:32:15 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("Are you saying Jesus can't hit a curve ball? - Harris to Cerrano - Major League)
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To: montag813
I think this is great. Americans are sick of the circus-like legal system we have today

So, the solution to the failings of our criminal justice system is mob justice? I don't think so.

50 posted on 09/18/2008 6:32:22 AM PDT by Citizen Blade (What would Ronald Reagan do?)
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