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An 18-Year-Old Gets 10 Years In Jail After Punching And Killing A College Student
http://www.kvsc.org/news.php ^

Posted on 02/07/2014 12:21:33 PM PST by MNDude

Edited on 02/07/2014 12:38:31 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - An 18-year-old has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for throwing a punch in a St. Cloud alley that killed a college student.

Jesse Smithers of Sauk Rapids earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Colton Gleason.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: blackonwhitecrime; blackrage; coltongleason; jessesmithers; knockout; knockoutgame
Knock out game?
1 posted on 02/07/2014 12:21:33 PM PST by MNDude
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To: MNDude

I'd say more than likely.

2 posted on 02/07/2014 12:25:00 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: MNDude

A COMPLETE ACCIDENT?????? He got out of his car and punched him in the face!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WTF???? Were there no witnesses to this? Why was this a plea margin? Outrageous!!!!!!


3 posted on 02/07/2014 12:26:00 PM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: MNDude

Great article. Let’s see if it answers the basic journalistic standards?

Who?.... Yep
What?.... Yep
Where?...Almost, not specific
Why?....Nope
When? ... Nope

FAIL!


4 posted on 02/07/2014 12:26:04 PM PST by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and avarice pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: Bullish

IOHAS: If Obama had a son...


5 posted on 02/07/2014 12:26:26 PM PST by duckworth (Perhaps instant karma's going to get you. Perhaps not.)
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To: MNDude

He’s one of Barry’s kids... guess.


6 posted on 02/07/2014 12:27:03 PM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: MNDude
He did it for Trayvon.
7 posted on 02/07/2014 12:27:29 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: MNDude

A friend of mines brother was eating at a wedding reception, minding his own business. Behind him two drunks got into an argument; the music was so loud no one heard them at first. One of these fools threw a wild roundhouse punch that connected with the back of Eric’s head. Eric went face down in his food and never moved again. It was prosecuted as negligent homicide IIRC


8 posted on 02/07/2014 12:29:16 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: MNDude

Another “youth” through the school-to-prison pipeline.


9 posted on 02/07/2014 12:30:30 PM PST by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: MNDude
The victim:


10 posted on 02/07/2014 12:30:30 PM PST by Lizavetta
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To: MNDude

Quelle Surprise.


11 posted on 02/07/2014 12:31:06 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Lizavetta

Sure it was accidental. /s


12 posted on 02/07/2014 12:32:09 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: FrdmLvr

Meanwhile, Ethan Couch, the “affluenza kid” kills 4 and gets probation.


13 posted on 02/07/2014 12:33:30 PM PST by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: MNDude

And this why I tell people is your right and responsibility to defend your life when confrontef by an aggressor, including using Zimmerman tactics if you fear your life and health are in peril.

It’s nice for the “turn the other cheek” crowd to implore one to be the “better or greater man” /s.....idiots and insanity.

There are three outcomes from a fight:
At best losing face for a small beating that will heal in a weak but, is still an injury which needn’t occurr but for some aggressive A-hole.

Dain Bramage

Your death

You have an absolute right to your life and defending yourself from any injury as any assault can devastate your health and quality of life.


14 posted on 02/07/2014 12:36:26 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Tenacious 1

Where?...Almost, not specific
Why?....Nope
When? ... Nope

************

not much better but......

The incident happened in September of 2012. Gleason was walking with two female
friends in an alley in south St. Cloud when one of them touched the car Smithers
was riding in. Smithers and the others in the vehicle got out of the car, and Smithers
threw a single punch knocking Gleason to the ground and causing him to hit his
head, knocking him unconscious.

Gleason regained consciousness at St. Cloud Hospital, but later died.

Read More: Jesse Smithers Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Deadly Punch | http://wjon.com/jesse-smithers-sentenced-to-10-years-in-prison-for-deadly-punch/?trackback=tsmclip


15 posted on 02/07/2014 12:38:13 PM PST by deport
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To: Lizavetta

Good looking kid.

Too bad....


16 posted on 02/07/2014 12:38:44 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: MNDude

Hmmm. Sounds like the kind of son Obama would have if he had a son.

Well, we know it wasn’t a racial issue. Blacks can never be racists. Ask REVERAND Jeremiah Jones or Calypso Louie.


17 posted on 02/07/2014 12:39:03 PM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: muir_redwoods

As it should have been. This perp should have gotten a 2nd degree murder charge at minimum, regardless of intent. What did the jag-off who killed your friend get?


18 posted on 02/07/2014 12:40:41 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Bullish
That's in the #SonsofBO category.
if Smithers doesn't commit any disciplinary offenses in prison, he could be released in just over five years
That has a Zero chance of happening, IMO.
19 posted on 02/07/2014 12:46:18 PM PST by citizen (There is always free government cheese in the mouse trap.....https://twitter.com/kracker0)
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To: FrdmLvr

I want to know: Will the FBI will go in -like they did with Zimmeraman - and interview everyone the perp’s known for the last 15 years to see if he’s made any ‘anti-white’ racist comments to anyone...

It’s all equal - law enforcement - justice - our rights - or IT’S NOT.


20 posted on 02/07/2014 12:58:57 PM PST by GOPJ (The Nation's divided between those who are to be fooled and those who do the fooling.Greenfield)
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To: MNDude

Honestly he wasn’t trying to kill him. It’s a travesty the kid died.


21 posted on 02/07/2014 1:00:13 PM PST by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: MNDude

Thugs that even “play” the knockout “game” should lose their lives.

It might cut down on the feral insanity.


22 posted on 02/07/2014 1:02:17 PM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: muir_redwoods

Loud music in bars makes sense because bar owners want people to buy drinks - NOT to sit around talking and having a good time on the cheap. But at a wedding? Tacky beyond words...


23 posted on 02/07/2014 1:06:03 PM PST by GOPJ (The Nation's divided between those who are to be fooled and those who do the fooling.Greenfield)
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To: MNDude

Smithers apologized for what he called a “complete accident.”
Smithers was accused of jumping out of a car on Sept. 20, 2012, and punching Colton Gleason once in the face.

How the hell is jumping out of a car and punching a man in the face a ‘complete accident’?


24 posted on 02/07/2014 1:11:15 PM PST by lesko
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To: MNDude

war on whites


25 posted on 02/07/2014 1:15:10 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: MNDude

I don’t know how much of the ten years the dude will serve, but if it’s a substantial amount, I’m OK with this. It’s a homicide rap, he’s going to prison. Maybe it ought to be longer, but it’s no slap on the wrist either.


26 posted on 02/07/2014 1:15:53 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: MNDude

Several years ago a dear one of mine was held and battered for hours and almost killed. It actually was attempted murder but they charged him with aggravated battery. When I asked the prosecutor he said that the amount of time would be about the same. Sad but at least he was sentenced to 10 although he’ll probably get out in 6-7.


27 posted on 02/07/2014 1:16:16 PM PST by Mercat
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To: Bullish

Guess what tough guy, you are going to be the “bell of the ball” and get to play “drop the soap” with every skell in captivity. Enjoy


28 posted on 02/07/2014 1:16:54 PM PST by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: 70times7
He’s one of Barry’s kids... guess.

And by the time he gets out of prison his butt will be just as loose as Barry's in those mom jeans he wears.

29 posted on 02/07/2014 1:26:25 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: MNDude

The headline makes it sound like an outrage..like it was a fight among college kids and one of them just happened to die. Really covers up the real crime.


30 posted on 02/07/2014 1:29:27 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: Bullish

What sect of the AMISH does he belong to?


31 posted on 02/07/2014 1:33:40 PM PST by LeonardFMason (LanceyHoward would AGREE)
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To: MNDude

Out in five years after murdering someone. I’ll bet he is a hero in the ‘hood.


32 posted on 02/07/2014 1:35:16 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: lesko
How the hell is jumping out of a car and punching a man in the face a ‘complete accident’?

Because he was supposed to knock out one of the girls who actually touched his car. /s

33 posted on 02/07/2014 1:38:07 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: vpintheak

Yea, it was the victim’s fault for dying.


34 posted on 02/07/2014 1:38:28 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Rumplemeyer

I doubt it. He will immediately join up with the black prisoner’s gang where he will be a celebrity for murdering whitey with just one punch.


35 posted on 02/07/2014 1:41:02 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: MNDude
How many sons does Obama have??

Shades of Tray...exactly what he tried on Zimmerman.

36 posted on 02/07/2014 1:42:40 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: muir_redwoods

It’s so pointless to fight. If you win you could kill the guy or someone else. It’s just not worth it to keep from being seen as less than a man.

Sometimes you can’t avoid it, and I realize that, but folks get hot-headed at parties and social gatherings and it never turns out well.


37 posted on 02/07/2014 1:47:01 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: MNDude
One punch killed Colson Gleason.

Trayvon Martin was unarmed?

38 posted on 02/07/2014 1:49:46 PM PST by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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To: Vigilanteman

I don’t honestly know. I met Steve a few years after his brother Eric was killed and Steve’s wife told me about it. I’m too well raised to ask her or him for more details but I’ll bet the guy is out and a about already.


39 posted on 02/07/2014 1:53:18 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: MNDude

And that “affluenza” kid in TX who took Valium and was drunk on beer stolen from Walmart killed 4 people and sent to others to the hospital for the rest of their lives got off with nothing but a trip to a Hollywood style treatment center for massages and horseback riding.


40 posted on 02/07/2014 1:54:58 PM PST by bgill
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To: DoughtyOne

Eric wasn’t even fighting. He wasn’t even looking at the combatants; he was eating a meal, presumably minding his own business.


41 posted on 02/07/2014 1:55:08 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: muir_redwoods

I realize that. This is still some of the collateral damage that can take place though, and that’s why I wish guys would simply reason with each other and blow it off.


42 posted on 02/07/2014 1:56:51 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: Vendome
...this why I tell people is your right and responsibility to defend your life... including using Zimmerman tactics if you fear your life and health are in peril

The "knockout game" easily qualifies for the recipient of such action being in fear of great bodily harm or death. It is attempted murder, done with malignant and predetermined intent.

Nobody should be surprised when somebody like St. Trayvon gets his just desserts for initiating an unprovoked assault with intent to create great bodily harm or death.

Of course, in some squalid and degenerate cultures, that's considered rassiss!

43 posted on 02/07/2014 2:05:48 PM PST by Gritty (Inside every liberal is a totalitarian screaming to get out! - David Horowitz)
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To: Gritty

Yet another feral...acting feral.


44 posted on 02/07/2014 2:49:19 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: henkster

At least it’s more than the 60 days sentence given to a nephew of Mayor Daley in Chicago after he killed someone.

http://projects.suntimes.com/koschman/


45 posted on 02/07/2014 3:07:59 PM PST by guinnessman
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Don’t read into what I wrote. Instead, read what I wrote.


46 posted on 02/07/2014 5:54:35 PM PST by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: vpintheak

I guess I should have used the /sarc tag.


47 posted on 02/07/2014 7:49:59 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

it was murder, 10 years for murder is crazy


48 posted on 02/07/2014 7:51:36 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Bullish

49 posted on 02/08/2014 5:38:50 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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