Skip to comments.Cops Confiscate Lakewood Lady’s Arsenal; Motive Pending
Posted on 09/01/2011 5:00:42 AM PDT by ronnyquest
Francesca Rice no longer serves in her countrys armed forces, but she brought a piece of the action back home with her.
It seems the Lakewood vet had stockpiled her Edgewater Towers condo with a home arsenal including handguns, shotguns, a sniper rifle plus a Thompson sub-machine gun, just in case the pizza guy got fresh.
Her cache somehow caught the attention of Lakewood Police, who paid a visit last September. When they found Rice wasnt home, they asked an obliging employee of the complex to open up the apartment without her consent. Once inside, they raided the gun rack, making off with 13 firearms worth around $15,000. The only problem: They had no apparent reason to.
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Kyle Swenson (reporter) needs to avoid comedy.
Someone tipped the cops off that there were some nice guns at this condo - they used their powers of intimidation to gain access to them and to steal them. There are, apparently, some crooked cops in Flakewood (Ohio’s homosexual capital BTW).
He wasn’t trying to be comedic.
That was his anti-gun bias showing through. Because, you know, all gun owners are nutcases who use fully automatic weapons whenever they can.
I really effing hate the state-run media.
Where is the lawsuit against the apartment complex
Sounds like a small collection, less than what I have even.
I bet SWAT would get really upset if it was found that there is millions of pitchforks being bought covertly all across America as I type this and are being secretly stockpiled in hidden warehouses to then be shipped out as needed when the peasants want to remove the corrupt officials.
Time to start hoarding pitchforks!
Uh..yeah. I seriously doubt that L'il Miss had an FTL and the proper paperwork to own a Thompson.
Even still, the JBT had no legal authority to enter her apartment. A lot of detail missing from this story...as usual.
Basically, thieves, pure and simple.
There’s no indication it’s full-auto at all.
More likely just a semi-auto.
When police helicopters fall in flames. Until then, they'll do pretty much as they like.
Negotiating with power mad predators leads to the same outcome as the phographer who thought he had a kinship with Alaskan bears.
Most likely you are right.
I really doubt she needed it, as the Thompson was almost assuredly a post-war semi-auto replica firearm. A real class III Thompson is worth more than the total dollar amount that they gave for the collection.
So she had a semi-auto .45 carbine, not a submachine gun.
Fixed it. This is standard police procedure. This will continue to happen until the individual police who do this sort of KGB/Stassi stuff are held criminally liable for their actions. Look at what happened in New Orleans after Katrina.
When will enough be enough, America?
Also how long before FR's resident jackboot lickers chime in to justify what the thugs in blue did this time?
And truth be told...probably a replica and not a genuine Thompson.
There are semi-auto replicas of the Thompson for sale, which is probably what she had.
Tranlation: The cops beginning with the chief have already taken them home.
>>> So she had a semi-auto .45 carbine, not a submachine gun.
Perhaps not even that. I knew a deputy sheriff who had a semi-auto replica racketeer Thompson in 22 cal. Nice little toy, and affordable to shoot.
The Cops-Can-Do-No-Wrong Crowd, a/k/a jackboot lickers,copsuckers[Courtsey of Laz] are going to be on you like ugly on an ape for posting this.After all, if the can vigorusly, vocally,an unconditionally defend them for at least six of them beating a man to death and letting the man they shot in Pima County bleed to death,what you posted was child’s play for them.
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