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Manhunt: Sheriff worries Big Bear residents may dish out own justice
LAT ^ | February 8, 2013 | 7:07pm

Posted on 02/08/2013 7:38:13 PM PST by BenLurkin

Edited on 02/09/2013 4:37:49 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

While scores of law enforcement officers continued to search Friday for a fugitive ex-cop suspected of killing three people, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon said he is worried about armed Big Bear residents -- whom he calls "hearty" --- taking the law into their own hands.


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TOPICS: US: California
KEYWORDS: dorner; justice; manhunt
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1 posted on 02/08/2013 7:38:16 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

And that’s the way it SHOULD be. The residents SHOULD defend.


2 posted on 02/08/2013 7:42:51 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: BenLurkin

I’m not certain the locals will shoot him.

He’s becoming something of a cult hero for the left and something of a schadenfreude figure for the right.

I think he’s long-gone from the AO. He’s had almost 5 years to plan this.

I heard a young person this morning say ‘Go Dorner!’ at breakfast while the news was on.


3 posted on 02/08/2013 7:46:40 PM PST by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: BenLurkin

If Dorner were in Chicago, he’d have nothing to worry about. All the law abiding citizens are disarmed and the criminals would be cheering him on.


4 posted on 02/08/2013 7:47:14 PM PST by umgud
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I bet they won’t shoot up a couple of women delivering newspapers like the “professionals” did.


5 posted on 02/08/2013 7:48:35 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: BenLurkin

Sorta like the cops are doing...except they’re doing it to the wrong people.


6 posted on 02/08/2013 7:48:44 PM PST by moovova
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To: BenLurkin

I’ll bet the locals don’t shoot any paper girls


7 posted on 02/08/2013 7:49:49 PM PST by digger48
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To: BenLurkin
The good ole LAT! And what a wuss of a "Mayor." Bet he'll be gone next election.

I have relatives in Big Bear who'd have Dorner gutted, skinned and on their wall as a trophy if he so much as got within rifle range of their house.

8 posted on 02/08/2013 7:50:15 PM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: Mastador1

damn...I took too long to post!


9 posted on 02/08/2013 7:50:36 PM PST by digger48
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To: BenLurkin
Sheriff worries Big Bear residents may dish out own justice

That's one screwed up sheriff.

10 posted on 02/08/2013 7:51:35 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: x1stcav

Yep. He is getting cheered on by some leftists like they cheer Stalin, Mao, Che etc etc


11 posted on 02/08/2013 7:51:56 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Imagine how the whole narrative changes if a gun toting Tea Party guy up there takes him out.

He will have bested LA's "finest" and taken down a military trained liberal menace.

It would send a message to LEOs that we 2nd A citizens can take of our own and know how to take down those who threaten it -- gov't and gov't criminal alike.

It would affirm the rationale behind the 2nd A in a way nothing else would be able to do by comparison.

I pray it happens that way.

FReegards!


12 posted on 02/08/2013 7:52:15 PM PST by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: BenLurkin
Yes, because unlike the police, the citizens may not wait until they know for sure who they are shooting...


13 posted on 02/08/2013 7:55:04 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: Bernard Marx

Shoot him on sight, bury him where he falls. Then never say a word about it.


14 posted on 02/08/2013 7:55:46 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: BenLurkin

I hate saying it but I believe it wholeheartedly.

This Dorner idiot ‘had’ to happen. And perhaps a couple more like him before people wake the hell up. I don’t want to see innocents die. But because of what the left has created, AKA guys like Dorner, the rest of society has a choice. Defend themselves as is their God given right, or die like dogs listening to their ‘betters’.

There is no alternative.

And once people remember what being an American means, we will have turned a significant corner in the fight with leftism.


15 posted on 02/08/2013 7:56:01 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: BenLurkin

“Manhunt: Sheriff worries Big Bear residents may dish out own justice”

Really? I’d be more concerned whether or not the cops hose down another two women delivering papers.


16 posted on 02/08/2013 7:58:20 PM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: BenLurkin

>> Sowers, 57, wore a flannel shirt and sat with his wife, Barbara, 60, who was wearing a NASCAR jacket...

... And one couldn’t help but notice the weathered corners of a Bible peering out from underneath George Sowers’ gun vest. Neither partner was too quick to offer an opinion, but calm, confident assurance was provided in the rural twang one might recall from a scene taken from Deliverance.

Is there any question why the sheriff is {{{squeal}}} worried?


17 posted on 02/08/2013 7:59:11 PM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: BenLurkin
If this guy 'disappears' and we never see him again or he isn't found dead or alive, it'll be time to fit tin foil hat firmly in place. The east got Sandy Hook, now the West has this incident.. By the way, hasn't the media coined a term for this yet, like LAPD DAWG or BLACK-OPS (Get it?) or something like that?

I guess California needed it's catalyst to impose their own gun grab and generate a fear of guns like CT did.

18 posted on 02/08/2013 8:02:22 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Gene Eric

Well the dude is obviously a Nirvana fan and the wife likes spending Crazy money on motorized wrestling...so yea...there’s cause for alarm ;)


19 posted on 02/08/2013 8:05:32 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: null and void

NIce shootin’, Hoss. Who was the idiot cop that shot up the lower tailgate? Idiots.


20 posted on 02/08/2013 8:05:52 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Gene Eric

Good catch.


21 posted on 02/08/2013 8:07:31 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

If true, they overreached again. Badly this time. People scared, hiding in houses think about buying guns. And think people who would take them are bad people.

And might just vote accordingly.


22 posted on 02/08/2013 8:07:41 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: BenLurkin

Sheriff, I despise a man who equates self-defense with the morally obtuse phrase - taking the law into one’s hands. Yes, I despise your thoughts.


23 posted on 02/08/2013 8:09:39 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: BenLurkin
with what, artillery??? cause he's so far gone now i doubt even that could reach him...
24 posted on 02/08/2013 8:09:39 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Zodiac 2. Now playing in suburbs and cities everywhere.


25 posted on 02/08/2013 8:13:55 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: BenLurkin

He is hiding out with DB Cooper.


26 posted on 02/08/2013 8:15:05 PM PST by GSWarrior (To activate this tagline contact the Admin Moderator.)
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To: x1stcav
I’m not certain the locals will shoot him. He’s becoming something of a cult hero for the left

The people who live in the San Bernardino Mountains are not what you'd call "the left."

27 posted on 02/08/2013 8:16:26 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: andyk
the sheriff should HOPE a good citizen takes the assassin out....a nice, clean shot....

people should look at the picture of the young woman this animal shot for no reason other than her dad worked on the lapd with this creep....

she's asian....maybe someday the asians will wake up in this country...

28 posted on 02/08/2013 8:19:23 PM PST by cherry
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To: BenLurkin
I've listened to the timeline as presented on FOX and Drudge. It seems to me that he's been very angry for awhile. The opus seems to be in two parts. The first part is like a legal brief or explanation of his main grievance. The second part is the rambling diatribe against this or that, giving props to Piers Morgan and Tebow.

From what I gather he knew his discharge date was last Friday so the weeks and month leading up to it were just giving him time to let the hate grow. Then you get the final rambling, scrambled part of the opus.

I'm sure his cell phone is gone and any electronics he has is gone. So if he "planned" this out his credit card and spending habits could provide clues to stores, caches, safe houses, etc. Cause if he thought this out he either needs to hide in plain site, with family help but not with them and in his old hoods. I'm thinking that the black population in LA is going to just possibly help or "not snitch". After all, all civilians have immunity, the police are the prey. So why risk your neck for a police department that abuses you and possibly die if the big guy decides you're going to snitch. Lose-Lose for the civilians.

I think he's going to lay low with maybe a target of opportunity far away from his hide if it presents itself and I'd be very surprised if he ever sees daylight.

So from what I remember he needs shelter, water, food, and then the "extras". I doubt a MANPAD... just stupid psyop bs. Even a .50 is risky if you think about it. Fire that in a city or ANYWHERE and everybody will know where you are. Nah, I'm thinking he'll use the suppressed weapon he has either a rifle or pistol in close. I doubt that we'll see any LAPD stopping at donut shops, fast food shops, traffic lights or stop signs for the foreseeable future.

Now it just depends on how crazy this dude is. He's basically in solitary and after a couple of days of no human contact he's gonna get a little lonely. After 1-2 weeks of hiding he'll make his first move just to test the waters.

What do you all think? Do you think he's prepped or just went bat sh#t crazy and started the blood bath.

The other thing is if this guy is on meds and steroids.

29 posted on 02/08/2013 8:22:27 PM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: cherry

And if the guy that does is white, then believe that St. Trayvon Part 2 will be the meme of the day.

Evil whitey feared the black man and took the law into his own hands. Same meme, different day.

Not that I am opposed to someone blasting the idiot.


30 posted on 02/08/2013 8:22:55 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: BenLurkin

Their own justice????

Being as this is California, they will probably serve him some domestic arugula and a rather imprudent chardonnay


31 posted on 02/08/2013 8:36:49 PM PST by llevrok (Unlike Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: Dick Vomer
He's basically in solitary and after a couple of days of no human contact he's gonna get a little lonely.

Depends on the person. I'm perfectly good alone (just me and Jesus) in the mountains for up to a year at a time.

Different people are... well.... different. Some will take it, some won't. Even here near a city, I go days without human contact, and I'm great with that.

/johnny

32 posted on 02/08/2013 8:39:21 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: BenLurkin

What’s the problem if some local plugs him? Then the cops can quit being so scared.


33 posted on 02/08/2013 8:42:31 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: BenLurkin
What's the matter Sheriff? Is THIS the kind of "professional" behaviour you prefer? It's a video of a helicopter cop harrassing a couple of rockhounds on BLM land in San Bernardino County.
34 posted on 02/08/2013 8:42:56 PM PST by Don W (There is no gun problem, there is a lack of humanity problem!)
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To: x1stcav

Did you slap this “young person”?


35 posted on 02/08/2013 8:43:27 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: JRandomFreeper

I come from a family like yours.....loners....


36 posted on 02/08/2013 8:46:11 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
"I guess California needed it's catalyst to impose their own gun grab and generate a fear of guns like CT did."

To me this is an argument to keep the public armed. I would feel much safer owning a gun with this chip on his shoulder ex-cop running around.

37 posted on 02/08/2013 8:51:21 PM PST by greenishness
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To: BenLurkin
Does he expect a civilian to engage in some psychotherapy
with a well trained warrior and proven psychotic killer? What a dumbass!
38 posted on 02/08/2013 8:59:14 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: BenLurkin

I think this guy will commit suicide. He has nowhere to go.


39 posted on 02/08/2013 8:59:55 PM PST by kiltie65
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To: goodnesswins
I'm fine around people, too. Especially the tall ones with the curves thing going on. (Tabago and Trinidad preferred) ;)

But I am ok with being alone in the mountains for long, long periods of time. It saved me from buying one more house for a woman that would have eventually hated me.

/johnny

40 posted on 02/08/2013 9:01:37 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: kiltie65
I think this guy will commit suicide.

He already has, and he knows it. He just hasn't stopped moving yet.

The question is who else he takes out before he eats a bullet.

/johnny

41 posted on 02/08/2013 9:03:42 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Norm Lenhart

>> St. Trayvon Part 2 will be the meme of the day.

Is it true that LAPD has already separated the White Hispanic officers from the Black Hispanic officers; the former group advised to take the next few days off after surrendering their weapons to Feinstein?


42 posted on 02/08/2013 9:04:56 PM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Gene Eric

Something like that happening would not surprise me.

Going to be ‘funny’ (as in really sad) to watch the LAPD explode. But they allowed themselves to be co opted by the libs, so now they can reap the whirlwind.

Not so funny for the disarmed people of Cali when the gangs run riot and Reconquista hits full stride. If they are lucky, they will make it to the AZ border with the clothes on their back and ‘virtue’ intact.


43 posted on 02/08/2013 9:12:20 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: kiltie65
I think this guy will commit suicide. He has nowhere to go.

It's called suicide-by-cop.

44 posted on 02/08/2013 9:13:29 PM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: BenLurkin

If Obama had an older son....ah nevermind.


45 posted on 02/08/2013 9:18:01 PM PST by ASouthernGrl (BHO sucks - literally or metaphorically, you decide.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

>> Not so funny for the disarmed people of Cali...

Agreed. This situation is a testament to the 2nd Amendment, and daylight on the Leftwing roaches attempting to strip the citizens of their Constitutional right to defend themselves and secure their liberty.


46 posted on 02/08/2013 9:18:33 PM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Gene Eric

I live on the Colorado River/AZ border. There is a running joke here that we’ll blow the bridges when the SHTF. If the S really does HTF, I wouldn’t want to be a Californian wondering if that really is a joke.

The other joke goes that we’ll just drive over the bodies of libs who tried swimming once it’s over.


47 posted on 02/08/2013 9:23:07 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: BenLurkin

Just think- If Obama had a son.....


48 posted on 02/08/2013 9:34:06 PM PST by matthew fuller (Fast and Furious fizzled- Enter Sandy Hook.)
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To: BenLurkin

Just think- If Obama had a son.....


49 posted on 02/08/2013 9:34:06 PM PST by matthew fuller (Fast and Furious fizzled- Enter Sandy Hook.)
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To: CodeToad

I’m more concerned that there are more headshots aimed at the probable hostage than the driver.


50 posted on 02/08/2013 9:47:40 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - "Popeye" Descartes)
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