Skip to comments.California Animal Control Officer Slain At Foreclosed Home
Posted on 11/30/2012 6:41:06 AM PST by caldera599
GALT, Calif. (AP) -- An unarmed animal control officer was shot and killed in Sacramento County on Wednesday while trying to retrieve pets from a home whose owner was evicted the previous day.
The officer had gone to the home to rescue dogs and cats authorities thought had been left behind, a day after Joseph Francis Corey was served an eviction notice and a sheriff's deputy changed the locks.
The officer - Roy Curtis Marcum, 45, of Elk Grove - and a bank employee knocked on the door when Corey fired a shotgun through the door, striking the officer in the torso, Sacramento County Sheriff's Sgt. Jason Ramos said.
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He learned that pets are family, and for that course tuition runs high.
He learned that some people are insane and have weapons that they will use against defenseless people.
Yeah, I don’t have any pity for the guy who shot through the door. Hopefully he goes away for a very long time in a very dark dank cell.
Guess who was running like hell....
He shot the wrong person. If you are going down then make it worth your while. Idiot.
I had a candid conversation with the mayor of my town the other day. The residents have rejected property tax increases 3 times so the Village Board has turned to “code enforcement” to raise revenue. Your garage door isn’t painted to their liking? $100.00 fine.
Park your car over the sidewalk before 7:00 pm? $50.00 fine.
No white sheers in your street facing windows? $75.00 fine.
They are dinging people who haven’t worked in a year and whose homes are in foreclosure for a hundred bucks a month for petty crap. Someone is going to get hurt. The sad thing is it’ll be the “code enforcement” slug instead of the people who are passing these ordinances. And they’re doing it because they won’t stand up to the public sector unions with their gold plated pension plans.
Well I won’t feel bad when it happens. I tried to warn them.
“No white sheers in your street facing windows? $75.00 fine.”
You’re kidding, right? Where is this little slice of heaven located?
Prayers for the officer's family.
He did not learn that you never go and knock on any door as an entity there to take something from someone on the other side of the door unless armed and never frame the doorway.
However, The officer had gone to the home to rescue dogs and cats...
Their idea of rescue is to kill them after a day or so.
DuPage County, IL.
He learned that defenseless pets are insane family, and have weapons for the course that are high-priced.
Neither man were guilty of anything. There was no right person to shoot.
There are moe desperae people every day. I expect a LOT more of this, and soon.
They will do the opposite, of course. They will gun up, get jacked up and behave more ruthlessly than before.
We’ll see what he learns when he’s in prison for life. How can you defend the murder of an innocent human being?
If you have enough people who are upset with this petty tyranny, there is a legal way to make the powers that be very,very uncomfortable. It simply involves a ballot initiative that directly ties any revenue raised from these laws to the reduction of any remuneration of the elected officials. Meaning, if $75.00 is raised from a “sheer curtain” violation, $75.00 is subtracted from the elected board’s pay package.
It may get a bit complicated, but it’s an Alinsky move. Freeze it, Target it, ridicule it. Get personal.
Too bad he wasn’t pushed to the point of making payments.
We all love our pets, shooting the animal control officer was not a sane response.