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Shots Fired at the Peace Arch Border Crossing [Suspect In Custody]
NEWS1130.com ^ | Jul 09, 2010 18:08:01 PM | Dave White/Jill Drews

Posted on 07/11/2010 5:31:46 PM PDT by Cindy

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) -

SNIPPET: "Mike Milne with US Customs and Border Protection says a man using the NEXUS lane approached the window, and began acting strange. "The officers ordered the driver, who was the sole occupant, out of the vehicle. The driver refused and dangerously accelerated the vehicle southbound. One CBP officer fired his service pistol because of the imminent and apparent danger to the general public."

No one was hurt, but the suspect initially managed to speed off. He was later captured by State Troopers..."

(Excerpt) Read more at news1130.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: blaine; border; canada; cbp; noid; peacearch; shotsfired; stolenvehicle; usborders; vancouver; washington

1 posted on 07/11/2010 5:31:50 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Media labelled Right-Winger in 3...2....1...


2 posted on 07/11/2010 5:33:57 PM PDT by Celerity
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To: Cindy

3 posted on 07/11/2010 5:34:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Don't care if he was born in a manger on July 4th! A "Natural Born" citizen requires two US parents!)
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To: Cindy

From the article:

“Milne won’t say whether the man was Canadian or American. His name has not been released.”

My bet is this non disclosure is because the man is Amish.


4 posted on 07/11/2010 5:37:16 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is fascist... ...He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Candor7

It can go either day, but Mr. No Name is the new John Doe.


5 posted on 07/11/2010 5:38:28 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

sp= either way


6 posted on 07/11/2010 5:38:54 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy
Too bad he made it over the border.Let the Canadians deal with him.They seem to welcome our criminals with open arms as it is.In the future if someone wanted for murder in the US makes it into Canada we should let him stay there and refuse any requests by the Canadians to take him back...UNLESS...they refrain from putting any limits regarding what penalty he can or cannot receive.

Ditto with Mexico.

7 posted on 07/11/2010 5:39:00 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Cindy
a man using the NEXUS lane approached the window/i>

Is that a lane you can only use if you are driving a LEXUS?

8 posted on 07/11/2010 5:46:56 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (Now can we forget about that old rum-runner Joe Kennedy and his progeny of philandering drunks?)
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To: ElkGroveDan

This is a description of the NEXUS program:

http://www.getnexus.com/


9 posted on 07/11/2010 5:48:56 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy
"You can't fight in here, this is the War Room"

You can't shoot a gun here, this is the Peace Arch.

10 posted on 07/11/2010 6:01:27 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Obama suffers from decision-deficit disorder." Oliver North 6/25/10)
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To: ElkGroveDan

NEXUS is a program that the U.S. and Canada set up so that you can get background checked for pre-clearance through customs.

I have a NEXUS card. It really cuts down on the wait getting through customs, and most border airports even have special lanes for you to go through security. It took some time to get, but I’m happy I did. I travel over the border a lot.


11 posted on 07/11/2010 6:05:49 PM PDT by Magnatron
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12 posted on 07/11/2010 6:12:16 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Remember Neda Agha-Soltan|TV--it's NOT news you can trust)
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To: sionnsar
Good thing he wasn't an intelligent terrorist or something better than what they've been sending us.

Guess we need Checkpoint Charlie-style crossings now.

13 posted on 07/11/2010 6:15:29 PM PDT by Clint Williams ( America -- a great idea, didn't last.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
They seem to welcome our criminals with open arms

Quite the opposite actually. They run NCIC's on everyone crossing and do not accept even DWI priors. The only dirtbag I've ever seen them accept was Ubambi.

This incident would cause the Mexican border media to yawn.

14 posted on 07/11/2010 6:34:23 PM PDT by Hillbillary (I know how to deal with Communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Too bad he made it over the border.Let the Canadians deal with him.

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He was traveling south INTO the United States. That is why US Customs and Border Patrol were interested in his behavior, and why he was later picked up by State Police. Canada does not have State Police.


15 posted on 07/11/2010 6:41:06 PM PDT by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I must have missed it when that extradition treaty between the US and Canada was abrogated.


16 posted on 07/11/2010 6:41:41 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (How do I change my screen name now that we have the most conservative government in the world?)
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To: Hillbillary

Agreed, we have actual cooperation from Canada.

Mexico actively works against us.


17 posted on 07/11/2010 6:48:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: maica
"Canada does not have State Police."

I thought the Mounties were state police.

18 posted on 07/11/2010 6:49:23 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Hillbillary

http://www.fas.org/irp/agency/doj/fbi/is/ncic.htm


19 posted on 07/11/2010 6:51:06 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

The Vancouver report would have said RCMP apprehended the suspect, not State Police.


20 posted on 07/11/2010 7:02:28 PM PDT by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: Gay State Conservative
The driver refused and dangerously accelerated the vehicle southbound.

He wasn't headed for Canada if he was going south.

21 posted on 07/11/2010 7:36:19 PM PDT by Just Lori (There is nothing democratic about democrats!)
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He is likely neither Canadian or American.


22 posted on 07/11/2010 8:38:47 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: Candor7
because the man is Amish

Mike doesn't play those games. The dude didn't have ID on him and the car was stolen.

23 posted on 07/11/2010 9:03:29 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (When life gives you lemons, throw them back and demand chocolate.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

The dude didn’t have ID on him and the car was stolen.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Source?


24 posted on 07/11/2010 9:23:59 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is fascist... ...He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Cindy

Mohamad?


25 posted on 07/11/2010 9:26:13 PM PDT by garjog
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To: NonValueAdded

You can’t run here, this is the Fallen Arch.


26 posted on 07/11/2010 10:15:39 PM PDT by Erasmus (Looks like we're between a lithic outcropping and a region of low compressibility.)
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To: garjog

Unknown.

It’s Mr. No Name aka “the man” at this time.


27 posted on 07/11/2010 10:37:14 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Candor7
Stolen vehicle, directed to secondary inspection where he rammed a barricade and almost ran over a CBP officer.

He wasn't apprehended by state police, it was Border Patrol.

That county has a really good working relationship between fed, state, and local law enforcement. A 911 call is likely to get you all three if you are near the border.

The real reason this person was picked up quickly was the citizen who dialed 911 when this guy showed up at his front door. A BP agent ran code to the residence and found the van, 10 minutes later he was in custody.

29 posted on 07/11/2010 10:58:51 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Cindy

I don’t know if you are allowed to excerpt from the bellingham fish wrapper.


30 posted on 07/11/2010 10:59:58 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: All; Clive

ADDING details:

http://www.thenorthernlight.com/news/article.exm/2010-07-09_border_agents_open_fire_on_vehicle_at_peace_arch

“Border agents open fire on vehicle at Peace Arch”
Published on Fri, Jul 9, 2010 by By Tara Nelson

Read More News

SNIPPET: “A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent opened fire on a vehicle Friday morning as the driver attempted to enter the United States from Canada without clearance.”

SNIPPET: ““The driver dangerously accelerated the vehicle southbound, creating a life-threatening situation for CBP officers and travelers,” Milne said. “One officer fired his service weapon at the vehicle due to apparent imminent danger to the public.””


31 posted on 07/11/2010 11:49:58 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; Cannoneer No. 4; ...

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32 posted on 07/12/2010 3:41:43 AM PDT by Clive
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To: Clive

Thank you for pinging your list Clive.


33 posted on 07/12/2010 3:52:45 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Just Lori; Former Proud Canadian; maica; Hillbillary
Oh geeze...I knew this would ruffle some feathers.OK,here it goes:

He wasn't headed for Canada if he was going south.

Understood.My mind wandered a bit off the story at hand when I heard "US"..."Canada"..."border crossing"..."criminal".

I must have missed it when that extradition treaty between the US and Canada was abrogated.

I never suggested that it was.What I was commenting on was that Canada and Mexico (and other countries) get all high and mighty when we want one of our murderers extradited.If any such country is so concerned that one of our murderers will be mistreated by our courts then they should take it upon themselves to "do the right thing" in *their* courts.If they do so everyone wins,right? And we'll do the same with *their* criminals regarding laws/punishments that *we* disagree with.

He was traveling south INTO the United States. That is why US Customs and Border Patrol were interested in his behavior, and why he was later picked up by State Police. Canada does not have State Police.

Understood.See above for my response to a similar comment.But understand that Canada does have Provincial Police (equivalent to our State Police) plus they have the RCMP which,I guess,is kind of like our FBI but,I think,has even broader powers than our FBI.

Quite the opposite actually. They run NCIC's on everyone crossing and do not accept even DWI priors.

Understood.The border guards of any Western country are gonna do computer checks on incoming aliens.I know...last year I spent 90 minutes (plus) at a North Dakota/Manitoba crossing having Canadian customs/immigration officers literally disassemble my nearly new car and look at the files of my laptop looking for God-knows-what.I,a guy who's never had a littering conviction in my 60+ years (yes,my life's been boring) was a bit pi$$ed off...but I think I was successful at hiding it.I could go on,but won't,but I will say that it didn't cause me to develop a hatred for Canada or Canadians.

But,back to your point,I'll wager that not everyone who crosses the US/Canada border does so legally...in the usual manner.It's *those* people that US and Canadian officials would be most concerned by.The typical murderer/drug runner/terrorist isn't likely to be found smiling at an immigration officer saying "yes,sir...no,sir".

34 posted on 07/12/2010 4:57:11 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: USNBandit

Thanks bandit.


35 posted on 07/12/2010 5:27:00 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is fascist... ...He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: Gay State Conservative

As far as I can remeber, only Ontario and Quebec have provincial police. The rest of the nation uses the RCMP as provincial/territorial and often municipal police forces under contract from the fedgov.

There were provincial police in BC at one time, but they were disbanded years ago in favour of using the RCMP.


36 posted on 07/12/2010 5:45:02 AM PDT by Don W (I keep some folks' numbers in my 'phone just so I know NOT to answer when they call...)
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To: USNBandit

Stolen vehicle, directed to secondary inspection ....

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Here was a person who definitely did not understand what a border crossing entails!

Any publication of his name yet?


37 posted on 07/12/2010 6:32:15 AM PDT by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: Don W
As far as I can remeber,only Ontario and Quebec have provincial police. The rest of the nation uses the RCMP as provincial/territorial and often municipal police forces under contract from the fedgov.

Hmmm...interesting."Federal" police enforcing local laws.I guess your Constitution and philosophy differ from ours.Perhaps your provincial laws don't differ as much as do our state laws can...prostitution being legal in one state but not another,for example.Next time I'm up there I'll keep it in mind when I see "the bill". ;-)

Do you guys call the police "the bill" like the Brits do?

38 posted on 07/12/2010 6:49:00 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Don W

as much as do our state laws can = as much as our state laws can


39 posted on 07/12/2010 6:51:39 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: maica

No name yet. He was about 6 foot +, medium to lanky build with blonde hair.


40 posted on 07/12/2010 6:54:32 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Candor7
Source?

Bellingham Herald:

http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2010/07/09/1519368/customs-agent-fires-weapon-at.html

41 posted on 07/12/2010 7:11:35 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (When life gives you lemons, throw them back and demand chocolate.)
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To: Erasmus

you caught me flat-footed with that one :)


42 posted on 07/12/2010 1:27:22 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Obama suffers from decision-deficit disorder." Oliver North 6/25/10)
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To: Gay State Conservative
In Canada the Criminal Code enactments are Federal responsibility although its enforcement is a Provincial responsibility. Police aremainly a Provincial responsibility. The RCMP polices most provinces under separate contracts with each such Province. As such, the RCMP Division responsible for policing a province is not acting as a "national" police force, but is acting as a "provincial" police force for that province pursuant to the contract with that Province.

Municipal police forces are administered by the municipalities which are creatures of their Provinces.

Similarly, Superior courts (Including County courts) are administered by Provincial Attorneys General, but the judges are Federally appointed. Inferior court are provincially administered and their judges (magistrates) are provincially appointed.

Law Societies are Provincial entities but they severally jealously guard their independence from government to regulate the legal profession. This is deemed to be necessary to protect the individual from having his lawyer subject to undue influence from the governmental justice system.

The Provinces and Canada each may create and administer administrative tribunals to regulate matters within their respective jurisdiction (for examples, immigration boards, milk parketing boards, provincial human rights commissions, the federal human rights commission, et alia ad nauseam).

This is a gross oversimplification.

43 posted on 07/12/2010 2:28:05 PM PDT by Clive
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To: Clive
Hey,thanks...you've kind of opened my eyes.Here I was all these years thinking that you guys were pretty much like us except for a fixation with hockey and funny looking bacon but I was wrong....at least when it comes to government philosophy,laws,etc.

Interesting stuff.

44 posted on 07/12/2010 3:49:24 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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