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Jailed SAS Sniper Walks Free
Sky News ^ | 29th November 2012 | Sky News

Posted on 11/29/2012 9:59:25 AM PST by the scotsman

'Jailed SAS sniper Danny Nightingale has walked free from court after his sentence was suspended following a successful appeal.

Sergeant Nightingale was given 18 months military detention earlier this month after he admitted illegally possessing a Glock 9mm pistol and more than 300 rounds of ammunition.

Now judges at the Court Martial Appeal Court in London said his sentence would be cut to 12 months and suspended. They said he could be released immediately.'

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: banglist; glock; sas; unitedkingdom

1 posted on 11/29/2012 9:59:30 AM PST by the scotsman
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To: the scotsman

Yeah, because an SAS guy just can’t be trusted with things that could hurt people.

Silly Brits


2 posted on 11/29/2012 10:04:10 AM PST by LegendHasIt
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To: LegendHasIt
Yeah, because an SAS guy peaceable citizen just can’t be trusted with things that could hurt people.

John Doe, citizen of England, would still be in the clink. Notice they didn't say he didn't commit a "crime", they just decided not to give him any further punishment for it.

3 posted on 11/29/2012 10:07:33 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: LegendHasIt


4 posted on 11/29/2012 10:10:58 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: the scotsman

Can’t have trained snipers having guns. The elites could be in danger.


5 posted on 11/29/2012 10:18:55 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: the scotsman

What do call a Glock 9mm and 300 rounds of ammo?

A nice day of competative shooting.

Britain needs another “Tea Party”, closer to home.

(don’t we all?)


6 posted on 11/29/2012 10:30:39 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Exactly.

SIX boxes? No big deal.

Easily fits in one ammo can.

Now how many of those do I have? hmmmmm


7 posted on 11/29/2012 10:56:37 AM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: the scotsman

The far left fringe in our country wishes that the United States had laws like this. Thank God our Founding Fathers had the foresight to at least partially protect us from petty (and not so petty) tyrants.


8 posted on 11/29/2012 11:05:39 AM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: the scotsman

Did I miss something? Who was the victim of this crime?


9 posted on 11/29/2012 11:06:01 AM PST by TheDon (In 2012, American voters chose European style big gov't.)
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To: G Larry
What do call a Glock 9mm and 300 rounds of ammo?

Decent weapon with an anemic ammo supply.

10 posted on 11/29/2012 11:06:13 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: Blueflag

You can’t have too much ammo unless it sinks your boat, keeps your airplane grounded, or cracks your slab.


11 posted on 11/29/2012 11:12:54 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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"What do call a Glock 9mm and 300 rounds of ammo?"

Half the contents, by weight, of my ex-wife's purse?

12 posted on 11/29/2012 11:21:40 AM PST by LegendHasIt
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To: Travis McGee

Oh no another boating accident!


13 posted on 11/29/2012 11:34:02 AM PST by Ratman83
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To: Travis McGee

“cracks your slab.”

Just great. Now you tell us.


14 posted on 11/29/2012 11:52:12 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Travis McGee

LOL.

While out at Bass Pro Shop on Black Friday (it was 11:30 AM - no crowds really) I picked up several .50 cal boxes for $10 ea. - new.

I just couldn’t resist ‘em.

That and a couple Leatherman tools on sale for my boys.

BTW I screwed up on FB somehow and gotta re-friend you and a bunch of others. Not sure what I did. My daughter, my FaceBook advisor, just laughs at me.


15 posted on 11/29/2012 11:55:16 AM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: CodeToad
“cracks your slab.”

Just great. Now you tell us.

Ah, just reading this -- I suppose the slab your house is built on? The one in the cellar where the Dillon loading press is located?

16 posted on 11/29/2012 12:36:03 PM PST by imardmd1 (An armed society is a polite society -- but dangerous for the fool --)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Hey AB,if that’s yours how to you like it. I don’t know much about Glocks, the receiver looks polymer just how light is it loaded? and is it double stack.


17 posted on 11/29/2012 12:38:00 PM PST by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: G Larry

day? i’d have that gone before lunch time.


18 posted on 11/29/2012 12:39:33 PM PST by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: G Larry
What do call a Glock 9mm and 300 rounds of ammo?

A starter package

19 posted on 11/29/2012 12:41:29 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Travis McGee

A variation on an old Navy pilot’s saying: “The only time you have too much fuel is when you’re on fire.” Well, the only time you have too much ammo is if/when your house is on fire.


20 posted on 11/29/2012 1:17:51 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Rappini
1) It's a picture from Wikipedia ...

2) I have some passing familiarity with Glock 17 and Glock 19. I don't dislike them, they're durable, reliable, and reasonably accurate. Receiver is polymer; it's the original polymer handgun. Saves you a few ounces, no big deal IMO. Yes: double stack.

21 posted on 11/29/2012 1:30:35 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: the scotsman

Only 300 rnds of ammo?


22 posted on 11/29/2012 1:47:49 PM PST by expat2
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To: the scotsman

Absolutely scandalous that they hassled this hero; worse that it was over such a trifle.

That they locked him up and put him on trial is utterly inexcusable.

What the h*ll is wrong with these nitwits?

It’s almost as if they’ve been hanging around with Barack Obama, they’re that stupid.


23 posted on 11/29/2012 5:44:09 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: ArrogantBustard

Thanks


24 posted on 12/01/2012 6:34:43 AM PST by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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