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Apartment of James Holmes is booby-trapped
The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | July 20, 2012 | Emine Sinmaz

Posted on 07/20/2012 10:35:16 AM PDT by Arec Barrwin

Police say apartment of lone wolf killer James Holmes, 24, is booby-trapped as his mother says 'you've got the right man'

By EMINE SINMAZ PUBLISHED: 08:18 EST, 20 July 2012 | UPDATED: 10:35 EST, 20 July 2012

Police have evacuated the area surrounding the apartment of the man suspected of shooting dead at least 12 people and wounding 50 others during a late-night screening of the new Batman movie as they reveal his home is booby-trapped.

James Holmes, 24, told officers he had explosives stored at his apartment when he was arrested after opening fire at random at the mall in Aurora, Colorado.

Police said they were forced to evacuate Holmes' apartment block, situated four miles from the scene of the horrific crime in North Aurora, and five surrounding buildings.

Investigation: Police use a video camera to look inside an apartment where the suspect in a shooting at a movie theatre lived in Aurora, Colo., Friday, July 20, 2012

Investigation: The Aurora bomb squad robot is deployed to search a suspect's car behind the Century 16 Theatre following a shooting during a Batman movie screening in Aurora, Colorado July 20, 2012

Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates says bomb technicians are determining how to disarm flammable or explosive material in the third-floor apartment. He says police could be there some time.

Oates says pictures from inside the apartment are fairly disturbing and the devices look to be sophisticated.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: aurora; aurorashooting; blackblocows; holmes; jamesholmes; jamesholmesapt; occupyblackbloc
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"As speculation mounts about the motive behind the mass shooting, one private investigator has said that Holmes may have been part of Occupy Wall Street's most violent faction, Occupy Black Bloc."
1 posted on 07/20/2012 10:35:25 AM PDT by Arec Barrwin
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To: Arec Barrwin
He had help

I won't be ABC and saw who

But this guy was a Book Smart person who burned out and someone took advantage of him

2 posted on 07/20/2012 10:37:43 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Arec Barrwin

notice how they worked the words “lone wolf” into it? BS. This was an attack on our air force academy cadets who were at the movie


3 posted on 07/20/2012 10:39:21 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Some men just want to watch the world burn.


5 posted on 07/20/2012 10:39:43 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Hugin

It really makes me wonder if he was a real big fan of the Joker from “Dark Knight.”

Seriously.


7 posted on 07/20/2012 10:43:16 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Arec Barrwin

wait, i thought he was Tea Party....?


8 posted on 07/20/2012 10:43:28 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: Arec Barrwin

http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message1929835/pg1


9 posted on 07/20/2012 10:44:10 AM PDT by Jayster
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To: Arec Barrwin

As speculation mounts about the motive behind the mass shooting, one private investigator has said that Holmes may have been part of Occupy Wall Street’s most violent faction, Occupy Black Bloc.

Bill Warner told how the Batman movie portrays the OWS crowd in a negative vein, leading him to believe that may have been a cause behind the gunman’s rage.”

-— well now, this ought to put OWS is the light it deserves, huh?


10 posted on 07/20/2012 10:45:43 AM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Arec Barrwin

How come we have to get our critical news from the English Press? Don’t we have any competent news media in this country who can get on the facts of a story fast? Oh, wait. Never mind...


11 posted on 07/20/2012 10:45:44 AM PDT by Gritty (Pay no attention to that headless dead body; the real victim here is Islam... - Mark Steyn)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Good grief. He’s a muslim! Nope, wait,,,he’s a Tea Party member! Nope, wait,,,he’s a registered democrat! Nope, wait,,,he may be a Occupy Black Bloc member!

Could he be one of the moon people?


12 posted on 07/20/2012 10:45:44 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Arec Barrwin

I figured he might be part of Occupy when the leftist shrills started hinting he was Tea Party. Not saying there couldn’t be a kook associated with the Tea Party, doubtful as that seems, but Occupy is a violent, terrorist organization with thousands of members capable of mass murder. They are Democrats without respect for human life.


13 posted on 07/20/2012 10:46:13 AM PDT by pallis
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To: the invisib1e hand

“Rush Limbaugh” listener

sarc


14 posted on 07/20/2012 10:47:55 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: Arec Barrwin
KOA Radio just had a father on whose daughter said someone in the theatre opened, then blocked the door for the shooter.

There must have been an accomplice

15 posted on 07/20/2012 10:48:44 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Defeat Obama. Everything else is secondary)
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To: Arec Barrwin
Exactly as I predicted.
16 posted on 07/20/2012 10:49:13 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: Loud Mime

he blocked the door from closing


17 posted on 07/20/2012 10:50:05 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Defeat Obama. Everything else is secondary)
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To: silverleaf
“Rush Limbaugh” listener

fox news watcher. /s

18 posted on 07/20/2012 10:50:14 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: Arec Barrwin
Hope someone caught his face book/My Space page before the left creates a new one for him.
19 posted on 07/20/2012 10:50:58 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Arec Barrwin

Oh I see... now that he is NOT a member ot a TEA Party and may possibly be connected to Occupy Wall Street (tm) he suddenly is a ‘lone wolf’


20 posted on 07/20/2012 10:51:44 AM PDT by Mr. K (fat-fingers+small laptop keyboard+bad eyesight=many typos)
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To: Future Snake Eater

Yup. I’m kind of surprised something like this didn’t happen back when Dark Knight came out.


21 posted on 07/20/2012 10:51:54 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: yldstrk
This was an attack on our air force academy cadets who were at the movie

That is a scary thought. Any word if cadets were among the casualties?

22 posted on 07/20/2012 10:54:14 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Local Denver TV reporting that three military service members were wounded, but expected to survive.


23 posted on 07/20/2012 10:55:34 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: Arec Barrwin

You are not worthress, Arec Barrwin!


24 posted on 07/20/2012 10:56:02 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Hugin

Why not take him to the apartment to disarm it. He clearly does not want to die so I’d force him to go in first.


25 posted on 07/20/2012 10:56:05 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Old Sarge

http://live.denverpost.com/Event/Aurora_Theater_Shooting_July_20_2012

26 posted on 07/20/2012 10:56:53 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Defeat Obama. Everything else is secondary)
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To: Gritty

Gritty the very first newspaper on line that I go to in the morning is The Daily Mail. They report the stuff that our press will not report


27 posted on 07/20/2012 10:57:57 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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To: chessplayer

Could he be one of the moon people?

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Only if he is 6ft tall and dressed like a Quaker.

(The History of Oliver B. Huntington, p. 10, typed copy, Marriott Library, University of Utah)


28 posted on 07/20/2012 10:59:31 AM PDT by reaganaut (VAB! Voting against both Romney and Obama.)
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To: Arec Barrwin
He is in police custody and the FBI says there is no indication that incident is tied to any terrorist groups. He was not any watch list that would have alerted authorities that he was dangerous, officials told NBC.

Hmm, this homicidal crazy guy was just another joe on the street.

As speculation mounts about the motive behind the mass shooting, one private investigator has said that Holmes may have been part of Occupy Wall Street's most violent faction, Occupy Black Bloc.

Well that’s understandable; why would the FBI be interested in the Occupy Wall Street kids? Everybody knows that those kids are just peaceful college kids who want to make a better world.

You can’t have the FBI invading the privacy of peaceful protesters who are trying to make the world better for lazy socialist yuts that want to get paid 75 grand a year to tell everybody that the US is no darned good.

29 posted on 07/20/2012 11:00:00 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Old Sarge; yldstrk
This was an attack on our air force academy cadets who were at the movie

That is a scary thought. Any word if cadets were among the casualties?

Where did you hear air force cadets were at the movie? There are plenty of movie theaters in Colorado Springs (where the academy is), which is about an hour drive from Aurora.

30 posted on 07/20/2012 11:00:35 AM PDT by 14erClimb
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To: Old Sarge

Unfortunately it is coming out now that there are.


31 posted on 07/20/2012 11:06:22 AM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: Loud Mime

Divergent gaze.


32 posted on 07/20/2012 11:08:22 AM PDT by txhurl (Scott Walker is my President.)
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To: Hugin

“Some men just want to watch the world burn.”

I heard the same quote this AM during the interview with a BF of the girl who was shot and had been at the Toronto Mall during that shooting


33 posted on 07/20/2012 11:10:31 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: 14erClimb
Where did you hear air force cadets were at the movie?

Will provide links as available.

34 posted on 07/20/2012 11:11:25 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Pontiac

Don’t forget, the occupy idiots here in Ohio who wanted to blow up a bridge.


35 posted on 07/20/2012 11:12:41 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Future Snake Eater

Exactly what I thought, he was re-enacting n his own way, scenes from the previous Batman movie.


36 posted on 07/20/2012 11:12:51 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: yldstrk
This was an attack on our air force academy cadets who were at the movie

What on earth gave you that idea? This is summer. BCT is in full swing for the Smacks, everyone else is either helping to run that or elsewhere for another program or on leave.

It was also a week night. Unless things have loosened up a lot since my cadet days there were most likely very few cadets in Aurora that night.

37 posted on 07/20/2012 11:13:03 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: ken in texas

Doolies should be in Jack’s Valley by now; should just be a skeleton crew, SERE students, and summer school attendees around the campus, with even fewer able to go out on a weeknight for a midnight movie.


38 posted on 07/20/2012 11:19:07 AM PDT by hollywood (Stay on topic, please.)
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To: SMARTY
Don’t forget, the occupy idiots here in Ohio who wanted to blow up a bridge.

Yep. They're "entitled" to anything they want, and God help anyone who stands in their way. The government schools created these insane people.

39 posted on 07/20/2012 11:19:50 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Loud Mime

"And I looked, and beheld a pale horse with a pale rider:
and his name that sat on him was Death,
and Hell followed with him."

40 posted on 07/20/2012 11:20:01 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Loud Mime

He’s a real cutie and so will likely get a huge member installed in his rear end when he gets to prison. One can only hope.


41 posted on 07/20/2012 11:21:55 AM PDT by rhoda_penmark
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To: Pontiac
I don't know why....but I think there is some lying (cover up) going on. It may be on purpose if he had help (and I think he did). So I think the story is going to change as we go along.

The government is just playing with this right now....until they get the PC crap right....especially all these "occupy" groups.

In other words, right now, you're being conned.

42 posted on 07/20/2012 11:27:38 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: rhoda_penmark

what makes you think he would consider that to be punishment?


43 posted on 07/20/2012 11:29:44 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Defeat Obama. Everything else is secondary)
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To: Kansas58

Anyone think the movie will be pulled from theaters and the negative OWS part removed?


44 posted on 07/20/2012 11:31:58 AM PDT by Terry Mross ( To kin and former friends: Do not attempt to contact me as long as you love obama.)
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Anyone think the movie will be pulled from theaters and the negative OWS part removed?

I could see that happening.

45 posted on 07/20/2012 11:33:12 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: hollywood
Ah, yes. Summer in the Valley of Jack (as we used to call it). Many memories, most of them not too fond.

True about few able to go out, especially for a midnight movie. During my time you had to check in by 2:00 AM. My buddy and I got a rare Saturday night pass and went to Denver to see a late movie, on the weekend the clocks changed. We could never get an answer about 2:00 AM old time or new time, and had to miss the last 20 minutes of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", much to the dismay of our dates.

46 posted on 07/20/2012 11:35:58 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Loud Mime

Can’t confirm this but Mark Steyn in for Rush Limbaugh just said that this story line was actually one that appeared in Batman in the early 80’s: a guy who enters a movie theater and guns down theater-goers.


47 posted on 07/20/2012 11:36:38 AM PDT by Frank Sheed (The injustice of trendiness is nearly dualistic in its isomorphism.)
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To: dfwgator

One of the theaters in Paris have canceled the showing of the movie,at least for now.


48 posted on 07/20/2012 11:36:57 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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To: Arec Barrwin

“Suspect In Colo. Theater Massacre Graduated From UC Riverside In 2010

(LOS ANGELES) — CBS2 has confirmed that the suspect in Friday morning’s shooting massacre at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater graduated from UC Riverside.

According to the university’s online alumni directory, James Holmes graduated 2010 with a degree in neuroscience....

...“The University of Colorado Denver|Aschutz Medical Campus can confirm that Mr. James Holmes was in the process of withdrawing from the University of Colorado Denver’s graduate program in neurosciences,” the university said in a statement.

Holmes graduated from Westview High School in San Diego in 2006....”

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/07/20/suspect-in-colo-theater-massacre-graduated-from-uc-riverside-in-2010/


49 posted on 07/20/2012 11:39:33 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: dfwgator

Something about this whole thing stinks. He didn’t have the background to do this alone. Notice how fast the FBI is potentially getting involved? Yeah, Obambi’s nervous too.


50 posted on 07/20/2012 11:41:26 AM PDT by Braak (The US Military, the real arms inspectors!)
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