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Authorities seek wounded Arizona deputy in desert
AP via Breitbart ^ | April 30, 2010

Posted on 04/30/2010 5:52:56 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar

Authorities in southern Arizona are searching for a deputy who radioed for help and said he had been shot with an AK-47 assault rifle in a remote desert area. Pinal County Sheriff's Lt. Tammy Villar says the deputy called in Friday to say he had encountered a group and been shot in the abdomen.

The area is used by drug- and human-smugglers from Mexico.

However, the circumstances that led to the shooting are unclear.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: arizona; leo; officerdown; police

1 posted on 04/30/2010 5:52:56 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

Oh NO. I must have misread the earlier post on this—I didn’t realize they couldn’t locate the deputy. Dear God.

Literally—God, this one is all yours now.


2 posted on 04/30/2010 5:54:12 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: jazminerose

Shot by an illegal.


3 posted on 04/30/2010 5:54:55 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Yes, there is another thread on the shooting but I don’t recall the original article saying they couldn’t locate the deputy.

This makes it even more horrid.


4 posted on 04/30/2010 5:56:09 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: Jet Jaguar

Okay...

WHy would this deputy effect a traffic stop w/o giving the location of the traffic stop, HWY 1234, at or about mile marker 123456 etc...

On HWY 54321 about 5 miles from the city limits of Skunk Bottom Hollow...

The Deputy was meticulous enough to call out the type and kind of weapon used to shot him, yet he failed to give out a location?

WTH!?!?!


5 posted on 04/30/2010 5:56:53 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: Jet Jaguar

According to the live stream on the other thread the deputy has been found. I don’t know his condition.


6 posted on 04/30/2010 5:57:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Jet Jaguar

7 posted on 04/30/2010 5:57:27 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Arizona is now ground zero for the fight to save this nation.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

STOP THE HATE Rev Al!


8 posted on 04/30/2010 5:58:02 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Arizona is now ground zero for the fight to save this nation.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

And people in other states wonder why the people of Arizona are enraged about illegal immigration. It’s because of outrageous situations such as this poor deputy is faced with.

Prayers.


9 posted on 04/30/2010 5:58:03 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm voting for Sarah Palin because she pisses off the right people.)
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To: cripplecreek

Well, hopefully he is okay.

Thanks for the update.


10 posted on 04/30/2010 5:58:19 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour
who apparently was near Interstate 8 and Arizona 84 about 50 miles south of Phoenix.

Well apparently not... those are decent cross referenced hard geographical points to begin a search.

11 posted on 04/30/2010 5:58:44 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: Jet Jaguar

Praying they find this deputy. Prayers for him, his family and coworkers. Please find him.

Heavens knows AZ and its citizens cannot handle this right now.


12 posted on 04/30/2010 5:59:43 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discover" Sarah Palin)
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To: Jet Jaguar

What a mess down there on the border. Hope they find the deputy and he’s OK.

meanwhile Obama is working on his backswing and his jump shot. and campaigning..


13 posted on 04/30/2010 6:00:23 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I’m so glad Napolitano has declared illegal aliens crossing the border are NOT criminals.


14 posted on 04/30/2010 6:06:02 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: Jet Jaguar

Deputy found. UNCONFIRMED report that he has been flown to hospital and will live.


15 posted on 04/30/2010 6:15:21 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If it don’t fit, it must be sh!t.)
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To: MestaMachine

Good news.

Thanks!


16 posted on 04/30/2010 6:16:09 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: MestaMachine

Hannity reporting he was found, & airlifted, nothing as to condition.


17 posted on 04/30/2010 6:16:54 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

What about GPS? Heck, even the trucking companies out of Arizona track their equipment with GPS.


18 posted on 04/30/2010 6:17:01 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: NoLibZone

the junction of AZ84 and I-10 is about 30 mi west of the red star on your map. Very remote area. Smuglers go up 84 to AZ 347. They can avoid the check points on I-10 going into pheonix.


19 posted on 04/30/2010 6:17:16 PM PDT by maine yankee
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

It can be very difficult to find anything in open desert, it’s not like a regular neighborhood where you have street signs & land marks.

In the remote areas, there is literally nothing for orientation. I don’t know enough about GPS to say if that would be accurate, I would imagine it depends on how accurate the mapping software was.


20 posted on 04/30/2010 6:19:55 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: jazminerose

http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2010/04/30/20100430pinal-county-officer-shooting.html

Live Stream


21 posted on 04/30/2010 6:23:47 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If it don’t fit, it must be sh!t.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Arizona must defend itself. Arizona has the absolute responsibility to defend its citizens.


22 posted on 04/30/2010 6:25:27 PM PDT by BAW (I will remember in November.)
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To: NoLibZone

Yep, I think we can lay this one on Al $harpton and his hateful rhetoric.


23 posted on 04/30/2010 6:26:00 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin/Hunter 2012 -- Bolton their Secretary of State)
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To: rockinqsranch

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9FDO0L00&show_article=1

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities in southern Arizona have found a deputy wounded in a shootout with suspected drug smugglers after a frantic hour-long desert search.
Pinal County sheriff’s Lt. Tamatha Villar says the deputy suffered a superficial wound to his abdomen after being shot with an AK-47 assault rifle Friday afternoon. He was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Casa Grande, about 40 miles south of Phoenix.


24 posted on 04/30/2010 6:27:47 PM PDT by maine yankee
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To: Bigg Red

obamanistas


25 posted on 04/30/2010 6:29:53 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If it don’t fit, it must be sh!t.)
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To: maine yankee

I caught that in later reading. Thank you for your response.


26 posted on 04/30/2010 6:35:44 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Isn’t this the County where the Sheriff said that he was not going to enforce the new immigration law?


27 posted on 04/30/2010 6:38:45 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: rockinqsranch
What about GPS? Heck, even the trucking companies out of Arizona track their equipment with GPS.

Exactly every police and sheriffs dept around here including the Podunk Mayberry's have a system called ADL which allows the dispatcher to track units via GPS so they the closest car can be dispatched to a call.

It also allows them to know exactly where an officer is on a traffic stop so all the officer has to do is hit a panic button on his portable radio and dispatch will seen help, don't even need to talk.

28 posted on 04/30/2010 6:40:57 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: Stormdog

I believe Casa Grande is in Pima County.


29 posted on 04/30/2010 6:40:58 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: Stormdog

Okay...

WHy would this deputy effect a traffic stop w/o giving the location of the traffic stop, HWY 1234, at or about mile marker 123456 etc...

On HWY 54321 about 5 miles from the city limits of Skunk Bottom Hollow...

The Deputy was meticulous enough to call out the type and kind of weapon used to shot him, yet he failed to give out a location?

WTH!?!?!

5 posted on Friday, April 30, 2010 8:56:53 PM by The Magical Mischief Tour
———————————————You always post negative articles about America’s police force, what is your beef with them?

YOU EVER HAD TO RUN FOR YOUR LIFE???


30 posted on 04/30/2010 6:42:11 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: jazminerose
I don’t know enough about GPS to say if that would be accurate, I would imagine it depends on how accurate the mapping software was.

Even the cheapest of GPS units you can buy at Sprawl-Mart allow for 3 meter solutions.

31 posted on 04/30/2010 6:42:24 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: maine yankee
Great. We're moving to Maricopa, which is on 347, in June. Good thing we finally armed ourselves a few years ago....

Mrs. Prince of Space

32 posted on 04/30/2010 7:00:23 PM PDT by Prince of Space
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To: Jet Jaguar
I can't imagine why the vehicles driven by these officers (and all Border Patrol, or for that matter, where the officers have to patrol huge wilderness areas) aren't all "Lojacked." Where a coded signal can be sent to the vehicle via satellite and the GPS coordinates come up at the offices, in order to find the vehicle.

I hope the officer will be found alive and safe.

Mark

33 posted on 04/30/2010 7:11:17 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: MarkL

Heads up.

He was found injured and being flown to hospital. from updates on this and 2 other threads.


34 posted on 04/30/2010 7:15:14 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: NormsRevenge

I’m sure Obama will find time between golf and basketball to issue a statement. Just like he did for the professor/cop Cambridge situation. Any minute now.

Any minute.


35 posted on 04/30/2010 7:25:57 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Jet Jaguar

OK, I wasn’t sure. That Sheriff was on Greta last night (and I think he’s on tonight).


36 posted on 04/30/2010 7:34:14 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Fantasywriter
Any minute.

any minute . . tick . . tick . . tick . . .tick

37 posted on 04/30/2010 7:34:33 PM PDT by BAW (I will remember in November.)
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To: Freddd

“You always post negative articles about America’s police force, what is your beef with them?”

What the hell are you talking about? I’ve never posted any such thing. I think that you’ve got me confused with somebody else.


38 posted on 04/30/2010 7:37:13 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: All; maine yankee

Is it possible that with Arizona saying enuff of the Illegals and stuff that the Mexican Cartels have declared war on Arizona?

Pure speculation on my part.

Seems the Cartels have been taking out Mexican LEO and politicians who bugger them why would they see a border as any reason to stop them.


39 posted on 04/30/2010 7:50:41 PM PDT by Global2010 (We have De Humanized our Society because we have De Christianize our society. Fr.Corapi)
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To: Stormdog

40 posted on 04/30/2010 7:54:08 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: Stormdog

It's Pinal County

41 posted on 04/30/2010 7:56:40 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: maine yankee

There are no check points that I know of. There are coming up from Nogales and on 90 North of Sierra Vista. After that, it’s wide open.


42 posted on 04/30/2010 8:23:20 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Pinal.


43 posted on 04/30/2010 8:24:52 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: BAW

“Any minute.

any minute . . tick . . tick . . tick . . .tick “

Fortunately neither of us is holding our breath.

Hey, I love your tag line. Kind of sums it all up, doesn’t it? In my dreams November puts such a fear into politicians, they actually start paying attention to their constituents. They even start doing what we want them to do. Maybe that’s unrealistic, yet maybe not. There just could be enough fury come November to effect a sea change in American politics. We can only hope.


44 posted on 04/30/2010 8:45:24 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Jet Jaguar

: ( prayers


45 posted on 04/30/2010 8:47:49 PM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (1.416785(71) x 10^32)
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To: Jet Jaguar

A deputy out there ALONE ? Is this one of the sheriff’s who was complaining about the new AZ law ?


46 posted on 04/30/2010 8:50:14 PM PDT by EDINVA (Ihttp://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2503873%2C89#help)
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To: Jet Jaguar

prayer bump


47 posted on 05/01/2010 8:44:23 AM PDT by Tribune7 (It is immoral to claim the tea parties to be racist)
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To: Stormdog

Not you, magical mischief..


48 posted on 05/01/2010 6:13:38 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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