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Police: DeKalb Co. detective pulled gun in McDonald's drive-thru
My Fox Atlanta ^ | Apr 17, 2013 10:30 PM EDT | MYFOXATLANTA STAFF

Posted on 04/18/2013 4:46:59 AM PDT by Pan_Yan

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Forsyth County investigators say 48-year-old Scott Biumi, a sergeant with the DeKalb County Police Department, got upset with 18-year-old Ryan Mash, who is a senior at Lambert High School. They say Biumi got out of his car and the two exchanged words before Biumi drew his weapon and pointed it at Mash.

"I'm just like, 'I don't want to die. I'm sorry, sir. I didn't mean for any of this to happen,'" Mash recalled.

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Mash said Biumi told him, "You don't want to mess with me," before putting his hand on Mash's shoulder and pulling out his gun. Two of Mash's friends were in the pick-up with him, and they say they couldn't believe what was happening.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: dekalb; donutwatch; georgia; leo; police

1 posted on 04/18/2013 4:46:59 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Would have been a shame if some CCW person saw that and shot the idiot,out-of-control cop.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 4:53:48 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Pan_Yan

someone had sudden McNugget insanity syndrome.


3 posted on 04/18/2013 4:55:36 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Pan_Yan

This mothereffer needs to fired and prosecuted and convicted and imprisoned for threatening the life of a citizen.

Dekalb County...that says it all.


4 posted on 04/18/2013 4:55:50 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Farmer Dean

Good thing the kid didn’t have his dog with him.


5 posted on 04/18/2013 4:58:28 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Pan_Yan
They say Biumi got out of his car and the two exchanged words before Biumi drew his weapon and pointed it at Mash.

He may actually be in trouble. I think departmental procedures call for killing someone who is ahead of you in line, not merely threatening them. Anyway he made a big mistake that cops don't usually make, and that's leaving someone alive to contradict his story. I'm surprised the kid didn't "make a threatening gesture."

6 posted on 04/18/2013 5:09:26 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Pan_Yan

This cop is an accident waiting to happen. I’m betting if this was his reaction to his fast food taking too long that a little digging into his police record and maybe even his domestic record, will show an abusive and dangerous personality.


7 posted on 04/18/2013 5:09:54 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Pan_Yan

“Never happened; we’re still investigating the kid’s BS charge. It was a modified pop tart”, DeKalb DA to local media.


8 posted on 04/18/2013 5:11:05 AM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Gee... I guess we don’t need to own a gun with police like this.... I know a lot of good police and I know some who love using their authority to show what a bad as$ they are.


9 posted on 04/18/2013 5:11:31 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Pan_Yan

My demands would be: written apology hand delivered by the chief of police, lump sum settlement of 2-3 million, firing of the officer.
not “sorry sir..”


10 posted on 04/18/2013 5:17:56 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: I want the USA back

I’m all for an apology but I’m not a big fan of “someone scared me so I need the taxpayers to make me rich.”


11 posted on 04/18/2013 5:20:07 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: I want the USA back

Take your “lump sum” and stick it where the sun don’t shine.


12 posted on 04/18/2013 5:24:01 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Pan_Yan

This happened at the McDonald’s down the street from me. My daughter’s went to Lambert High School. Dollars to donuts my youngest daughter knows the boy. This is scary.


13 posted on 04/18/2013 5:29:27 AM PDT by melissa_in_ga (Laz would hit it.)
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To: Pan_Yan
Most of us want to support the LEOs, but this type of incident tends to tarnish the whole force. Pulling this stunt in Texas could really escalate into a self defense shoot out!!
14 posted on 04/18/2013 5:29:42 AM PDT by RAY (God Bless the USA!)
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To: baddog 219

Gosh, and Joe Biden asked why we would need a gun to protect ourselves from the government and “imagined” tyranny.

If I had a CC permit I would have certainly replied in kind.


15 posted on 04/18/2013 5:30:14 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: melissa_in_ga

After looking at his (the young man) FB page, we have three mutual friends.


16 posted on 04/18/2013 5:32:52 AM PDT by melissa_in_ga (Laz would hit it.)
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To: baddog 219
" I guess we don’t need to own a gun with police like this.... "

Yes. As a raving "Liberal" from a raving "Liberal" enclave once said to me, concerning gun ownership for personal protection: "Oh! I think such things are best left to the POLICE!"

17 posted on 04/18/2013 5:32:58 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The forces of decadence are the forces of evil.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Money settlements have their place. An apology from a government official is worthless. Pay the guy a couple 100k and blame the official.


18 posted on 04/18/2013 5:34:23 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: Pan_Yan

It was probably a bad day for the officer. He got up and his wife handed him some crap an he as in a bad mood,.

Most of the time that is handled by giving out a few more speeding tickets than usual.


19 posted on 04/18/2013 5:38:24 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Savage Beast

“Most of us want to support the LEOs, but this type of incident tends to tarnish the whole force.”...

Coming from a LONG LINE of LEO’s, this only makes all of us look bad due to one idiot. I have no sympathy for the soon to be “ex-sargent”.


20 posted on 04/18/2013 5:43:50 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: Usagi_yo
Money settlements have their place. An apology from a government official is worthless. Pay the guy a couple 100k and blame the official.

Fire the cop. I get that. Giving an 18 year old a couple of hundred thousand for being scared I do not get. Cash does not fix the problem. What is the money for, "emotional distress?" The only people that get punished by a cash settlement in a case like this are the taxpayers. Sounds like an entitlement mentality to me.

There were a couple of times in the military I thought I was going to die because of someone's incompetence. Should their employer, the government, make me a millionaire?

21 posted on 04/18/2013 5:48:12 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Already homesick for Atlanta (not ATLANTA, but the area, where I was born and raised) and seeing these familiar faces just kicked me in the gut.

That being said, not surprised at Dekalb Co. cops. More surprised that he was white.


22 posted on 04/18/2013 5:51:17 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Flick Lives

And that’s a really nice house for a cop salary.


23 posted on 04/18/2013 5:53:08 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Progov
As a child I was taught: "The policemen are your friends." "If you are ever lost, go to a policeman and tell him."

I have worked closely with many police officers--all fine men and women.

So one of them turns out to be a bully--a loose cannon--a nutcase--that doesn't reflect on the others. As my father-in-law used to say: "The Lord Himself picked twelve, and one of them turned out to be an S.O.B."

Law enforcement all over the country is heavily burdened, especially since the American people decided to embrace decadence (e.g. can't even manage to keep drug pushers from preying on children in elementary schools, can't manage to keep criminals from flooding in from other countries, consider it a good idea to redefine criminals as "undocumented's" or some such silliness, ignore blatant corruption among politicians, etc., etc., et al.), and if the forces of decadence manage to disarm the citizenry, the burden will become much, much heavier.

There is no substitute for self-reliance.

24 posted on 04/18/2013 5:56:48 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The forces of decadence are the forces of evil.)
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To: Pan_Yan

I am NOT sticking up for the LEO; but, something is wrong with the boy’s explanation that the cop got angry because they were in line too long waiting for their food.

Assuming the car that the kid is in is facing forward at the drive thru window, the cop comes in from in front of them, not behind them (as if he’s been waiting too long).

Something’s not right.


25 posted on 04/18/2013 5:58:20 AM PDT by Student0165
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To: Pan_Yan

Kid should have pulled out his double-barreled shotgun and fired 2 shots in the air thereby eliminating any threat.


26 posted on 04/18/2013 6:01:19 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Time for a “Hamburger Summit” in D.C.


27 posted on 04/18/2013 6:10:31 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Gaffer

There is currently a case working its way through the courts on a off duty Seattle cop who did something similar. He had noticed a drunk driver and followed them until they stopped and then held them at gun point until on duty cops showed up.

The gist of the case was unlawful display of his firearm. SPD has lost the case in district court, court of appeal, and is planning on taking it to the Supreme Court. The court at each venue has sided with the victim who sued for being unlawfully detained. Although the court has upheld his case they only awarded him $1 but legal fees to fight for the right to draw down at anytime have exceeded $600,000!

More can be found at www.seattletimes.com


28 posted on 04/18/2013 6:35:38 AM PDT by shotgun
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To: Pan_Yan

I am all for taxpayers (like you) who refuse to take responsibility for the people they employ ... paying through the nose.

Your personal “I don’t wanna be held responsible” defiance needs to be replaced with “I will elect a sheriff and city government who will never allow this”. The way to accomplish this is to take your money - even if it costs me my money.

People Iike you don’t want to grow up. Maybe if you have to drive on pot holes and lose an axel or two you will be forced to.


29 posted on 04/18/2013 6:44:05 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd

Because I don’t think an 18 year old should be given hundreds of thousands of dollars because he saw a gun means I haven’t grown up?

Who are you? And since you obviously know nothing about me why are you projecting your twisted personal attacks on me?

Take your insults and hate somewhere else.


30 posted on 04/18/2013 6:51:27 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

What is the money for, “emotional distress?” The only people that get punished by a cash settlement in a case like this are the taxpayers.


If the tax payers hire trash, the money is apology and a reason to hire those it doesn’t cost so much to hold to a higher standard.


31 posted on 04/18/2013 6:54:13 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 ( Nothing so vexes me as a democrap above ground...ENFORCE THE BILL OF RIGHTS. (It's the Law))
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To: Tainan

were they out of mcnuggets?


32 posted on 04/18/2013 6:55:50 AM PDT by Craftmore
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To: I want the USA back
forefiting his pension would hurt this cop more than any else could.
33 posted on 04/18/2013 7:09:37 AM PDT by ol' hoghead
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To: MrEdd

So you think if some out-of-control cop wrongfully pulls a gun on you, you deserve a million dollars+ of tax-payer money? Really?


34 posted on 04/18/2013 7:13:09 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2

There’s a couple of people on here fantasizing about winning the bad LEO lottery.


35 posted on 04/18/2013 7:47:54 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan
Cash does not fix the problem.

Sometimes it does. Otherwise, what motivation would the DeKalb police chief have to make sure that this doesn't happen again?

Sure, the chief feels embarrassed about all this now, but that feeling will soon go away. But a money judgment against his force would really keep him focused on the problem.

But I do see your point. Huge awards of taxpayer money doesn't sit too well with me either.

36 posted on 04/18/2013 8:05:14 AM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: Pan_Yan

The money memorializes the crime. If these things didn’t cost departments/city/states/feds money then nobody would be getting fired for these things.

It helps to pierce various chromatic lines these agencies draw about themselves to protect themselves.

A punitive lawsuit compels investigation and testimony of others and in general becomes a painful experience for the offenders and their would-be friends.

If every cop that interfered with legal video recording of their public service was fined 33% pay for 1 year and the cities had to pony up a few 100k each time this happened, cops would starting thinking twice about doing things.


37 posted on 04/18/2013 8:10:48 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: Pan_Yan

Screw the apology. The officer should be in JAIL the same as any other citizen would be.


38 posted on 04/18/2013 8:14:17 AM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: driftless2

Yes. The cop legally was given his authority by the city. the city is culpable for his actions under cover of that authority.


39 posted on 04/18/2013 8:15:40 AM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: Pan_Yan

” What is the money for, “emotional distress?”

Punishment for the public. The public is responsible for their elected officials and the money is the feedback loop to tell the people their chosen badly and to chose someone else.


40 posted on 04/18/2013 8:17:50 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Pan_Yan
I’m all for an apology but I’m not a big fan of “someone scared me so I need the taxpayers to make me rich.”

Tough shit. Get better control of your public servants or open up that check book!

41 posted on 04/18/2013 8:28:39 AM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H

Without knowing any other facts in the case firing an 18 year employee is not enough for you. The whole department, county government and every tax payer in it must be punished with million dollar fines for the actions of one man.

No injuries, no medical bills, no conspiracy to cover up or institutional failure. Call up the lawyers and the insurance company, someone got scared so a million dollar deal is in the works! We, the collective, must share equal responsibility for one rogue cop!

This is conservative thought? Sounds a lot like the “zero tolerance” policies at our schools. Kid straightens out a paper clip = automatic suspension. Cop makes a bone head move (even though he never fired a shot) and the county needs to pull out the check book.


42 posted on 04/18/2013 8:44:02 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Gaffer

Yeh I knew everything I needed to know when I heard DeKalb County.


43 posted on 04/18/2013 9:47:52 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Flick Lives

But according to king barrack and the gun control fascist only police who are “well trained to handle firearms” should be allowed to own a gun. How can this be? Could his hindendness be wrong?


44 posted on 04/18/2013 10:35:03 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: Pan_Yan

Cop makes a bone head move (even though he never fired a shot)

This time.


45 posted on 04/18/2013 10:50:13 AM PDT by Rannug ("God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware.")
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To: driftless2

I think that if the citizens of any municipality anywhere do not put in a government that removes such nimrods from their law enforcement, then they deserve to lose huge chunks of financial wherewithal until that becomes a priority. If jealousy over the persons they were willing to trample on in their negligence hitting a windfall also helps them clean their filthy messes up then I am okay with that too.

If departments still routinely fired these dipshits without being drug through the courts we would not be having this conversation. They no longer do so because dipshits just like them employ these people. The taxpayers can change it if they so desire.

The voters have the power, so yeah, I am all for holding them responsible in a way they actually feel.

Sorry that connection between power and responsibility thing is so personally repugnant to you.


46 posted on 04/18/2013 2:23:29 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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