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'Cannibal cop' found guilty of plot to kidnap, eat women
Ny Post ^ | 3/12/12 | By BRUCE GOLDING

Posted on 03/12/2013 11:17:09 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

'Cannibal cop' found guilty of plot to kidnap, eat women By BRUCE GOLDING

Accused "cannibal cop" Gilberto Valle was convicted today on all charges in what prosecutors called a "heinous plot" to kidnap, cook and eat his wife and several other women.

A six-woman, six-man Manhattan federal court jury announced the stunning decision after 16 hours of deliberations.

Valle, 28, faces up to life in the slammer for his sickening scheme, which he hatched over the Web with people he met through the darkfetishnet.com Web site.

The verdicts stunned Valle, who slumped his shoulders and bowed his head after hearing the jury’s findings.

Valle’s lawyer Julia Gatto put her hands and head on the defense table, in total disbelief.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cannibalism; eating; leo
"Horrific! Horrific! Michelle, will you please pass the Grey Poupon? Hmm hmm.."


1 posted on 03/12/2013 11:17:09 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

He never did it right? Just wrote about it correct?


2 posted on 03/12/2013 11:22:52 AM PDT by edcoil (Half of every class gratuates at the bottom, they are now politicians.)
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Guilty of plotting?


3 posted on 03/12/2013 11:24:40 AM PDT by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: edcoil
He never did it right? Just wrote about it correct?

Yep.

4 posted on 03/12/2013 11:25:56 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Don’t post your fantasies online. This is the age of thought crime.


5 posted on 03/12/2013 11:26:09 AM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

He’s from NYC - Can’t Bloomberg just adjust his portions a bit?


6 posted on 03/12/2013 11:26:34 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Wait till the Feds get hold of him; he didn’t have a meat inspector in his slaughter house.

Oh baby, I wouldn’t want to be him!

7 posted on 03/12/2013 11:26:51 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: dagogo redux

Just your everyday run of the mill registered Democrat.........


8 posted on 03/12/2013 11:29:08 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I guess he and his lawyer figured that the government should have waited until he finished his meal before prosecuting.

This is a bit like attempted murder I guess , only at this point he was only daydreaming on the internet. Being married to a guy who dreams about cooking his wife sounds a bit scary though.


9 posted on 03/12/2013 11:29:34 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

And some of you folks thought that they only liked donuts.


10 posted on 03/12/2013 11:30:40 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I wonder if this cop would be able to pass the mental test that everyone talks about, that’s supposed to prevent crazies from purchasing a firearm?


11 posted on 03/12/2013 11:31:29 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

as Frank Zappa said back in the mid 60s.

Who Are the Brain Police??


12 posted on 03/12/2013 11:31:34 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Ban cooking pots!


13 posted on 03/12/2013 11:34:00 AM PDT by MissTed ( Private Tagline - Do Not Read!)
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To: Gasshog

They’re at your house, melting the plastic and chrome.


14 posted on 03/12/2013 11:35:51 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

So, a cop is getting sent behind bars for offenses against the thought police but we can’t get restraining orders from cops until after something heinous actually happens. It’s an upside down world.


15 posted on 03/12/2013 11:42:34 AM PDT by bgill
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Cannibal Cop?

MORE Democrats?


16 posted on 03/12/2013 11:43:57 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: edcoil

Yes, he never did it just wrote about doing it. That website they mentioned in the article is a website for people who get their rocks off on torturing and killing people. I looked at it last week, whoa boy, as sick as it gets. Pretty alarming to know there are people walking around who think like that, but that in itself is not a crime. From what I learned following this case is he never made any detailed plans to kidnap and eat her, it was more just him fantasizing.


17 posted on 03/12/2013 11:44:09 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: edcoil
He not only wrote about it, he cyberstalked and real-world stalked potential targets to establish times and places to snatch them and places to conceal them, he acquired equipment for the express purpose of carrying out his plot, etc.

There is such a crime as felony conspiracy, and it has been part of common law since before the founding of the Republic.

18 posted on 03/12/2013 11:47:27 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
From what I learned following this case is he never made any detailed plans to kidnap and eat her, it was more just him fantasizing.

That's what his defense attorney said.

Also, his mom said he was a really nice boy, if that helps.

19 posted on 03/12/2013 11:48:27 AM PDT by wideawake
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20 posted on 03/12/2013 11:50:02 AM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The article doesn’t even say what the charges were. What did he do? Fantasize about killing and eating his wife?


21 posted on 03/12/2013 11:50:36 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: wideawake

Wow I didn’t know that. Where did you read that? I read he just exchanged emails and pictures with some other freak in Germany.


22 posted on 03/12/2013 11:50:53 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
From the AP:

Prosecutors countered that an analysis of Valle's computer found he was taking concrete steps to abduct his wife and at least five other women he knew. They said he looked up potential targets on a restricted law enforcement database, searched the Internet for how to knock someone out with chloroform, and showed up on the block of one woman after agreeing to kidnap her for $5,000 for a New Jersey man, now awaiting trial.

23 posted on 03/12/2013 11:53:33 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: ozzymandus
The article doesn’t even say what the charges were.

Conspiracy to kidnap. Conspiracy to murder. Criminal trespass (for using his access to law enforcement databases to track down potential targets and to gain access to their private phone numbers, vehicle registrations, etc.).

24 posted on 03/12/2013 11:55:25 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: wideawake

Oh wow to hell with this guy then. I got to stop reading the Post. lol.


25 posted on 03/12/2013 12:03:04 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: wideawake

OK, then. They could have put that in the original article.


26 posted on 03/12/2013 12:04:26 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: dsrtsage

LOL!!


27 posted on 03/12/2013 12:04:38 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Venturer

She must have really nagged him....


28 posted on 03/12/2013 12:08:54 PM PDT by tsomer
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To: ozzymandus
They could have put that in the original article.

You expect too much of today's journalists.

29 posted on 03/12/2013 12:10:04 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Haven’t these guys ever heard of secure transactions? Still, plotting with relative strangers to commit murder is really a stoopid ideer.


30 posted on 03/12/2013 12:23:59 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: wideawake

Your point is well taken, but how would this differ from someone who reads and writes about SHTF scenarios, knows who and where the trouble makers are in his town, and practices with silhouette targets at the range? Could they be charged with felony conspiracy? Just curious.


31 posted on 03/12/2013 12:35:14 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The dude never did anything to carry through on his fetish. He was convicted for writing things over the internet. The appellant division should overturn.


32 posted on 03/12/2013 12:38:04 PM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: dagogo redux
Could they be charged with felony conspiracy?

What crime would they be plotting?

This guy was not discussing what might theoretically happen in the aftermath of a cataclysmic event.

He was negotiating a price for kidnapping a woman and asking for advice from experienced kidnappers on the best methods for doing it.

33 posted on 03/12/2013 12:38:38 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: wideawake

“What crime would they be plotting?”

Many might call it “self-defense”, but perhaps authorities would call it “murder” or worse. He had, after all, negotiated the price of a gun and ammo, then taken a course taught by experienced gun users, instructing him on the use of the “double tap” followed possibly by a “head shot”.

My point is that many, many people in this day anticipate scenarios such as this, write about them in books and on blogs, explore the possibilities, play out imagined scenarios, and ready themselves with knowledge, training and equipment, with no immanent or substantial risk or intention of carrying them out. Are all the armed Preppers guilty, then, of felony conspiracy? That is my question.


34 posted on 03/12/2013 12:55:56 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: dagogo redux
Are all the armed Preppers guilty, then, of felony conspiracy? That is my question.

No, because armed preppers are not planning a crime. They are planning self-defense, which is perfectly legal (so far.)

There is, of course, a certain threshold, and past that a prepper's actions will look criminal (even if the prepper plans these actions for a period of anarchy, when laws do not work anymore.) Making lists of people to be terminated, with their addresses, would be likely a crime - if these facts become known to law enforcement.

35 posted on 03/12/2013 1:36:54 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Accused "cannibal cop" Gilberto Valle was convicted today on all charges in what prosecutors called a "heinous plot" to kidnap, cook and eat his wife and several other women.

There's his problem... he couldn't just keep it in the family.

36 posted on 03/12/2013 2:01:56 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: wideawake

If he was making all the preparations to carry out his internet talk in real life, that is more than “just talking about it on the internet.”

I didn’t follow the trial. I don’t watch horror movies, either. : (


37 posted on 03/12/2013 6:14:30 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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