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Thanks for doing a follow-up, great story.
Good job adopting a pup, life will never be the same.
I almost felt sorry for Mr. Sasseen but I decided to ride out and check the area that he is talking about. The first thing I noticed is that there is a "reduce speed ahead" sign with a dayglo yellow "SCHOOL ZONE" on top with the hours that it is in effect posted two tenths of a mile away from the 45 zone, between the reduce speed ahead sign and the speed limit sign, there is the dayglo yellow school symbol posted, then there is the state marked 45 mph speed limit sign with a dayglo yellow topper stating "SCHOOL". I am not sure what Mr. Sasseen thinks constitutes a trap but a well marked school zone is not it, in fact setting your cruise control to intentionally violate the speed limit then failing to pay attention to school zones does not cause me to feel sympathetic at all. I hope the judge will take into consideration his previous driving record but to call this school zone a speed trap is completely incorrect.
Way to go young lady!!
To The_AnonymusProfit, it's obvious that you believe yourself to be a "Sovereign Citizen", congratulations, try your line on a police officer and see how it works, while you're at it, let us know how the food in the jail is. Towns receive no funding from the tickets that are written and the best way to avoid getting a ticket is to obey the traffic laws, they are there to keep everyone safe, this includes Sovereigns.
Everyone is talking about banning "assault rifles" because they have been used in incidents where multiple deaths and injuries occurred. Has everyone forgotten that Robert Stewart shot and killed 8 people in the Pinelake massacre and wounded 2, his weapons of choice, a 12 gauge shotgun and a .22 rifle. The whole point should be that if someone is determined to commit an atrocity, they are going to commit it, whether it be with a shotgun, pistol, assault rifle or a machete. Things like this happen, would an armed bystander been able to stop any of these incidents, possibly, but we will never know. Is gun control for the general population the answer, probably, my suggestion, use two hands, get your sight picture and squeeze smoothly, proper gun control.
In most cases I would agree with Abruzio however in southern Moore County the gas prices are dictated by McNeil Oil Co. if you research the "Mac's" chain you will find that they are probably only charging a few pennies above what what their gas distributer charges them. Here's the rub, McNeil Oil is the distributer. Double profit for the business, the oil company charges the store and the store charges the consumer. The store and the oil company are owned by the same larger corporation. Everyone else charges a cent or two less and makes a killing and the residents of Moore County get shafted.
I believe the 911 tapes are public record, or at least portions of them are. As for the Pilot trying to ruin a family, I disagree, Mr. Davis made some harsh and serious accusations against the Sheriff's office, the Pilot is just reporting the facts, in a non-biased fashion. Any conclusions that are drawn can now be based on the facts and not just Mr. Davis' side of the story. Again, I hope he seeks treatment and is blessed with his health again.
It sounds like everyone acted appropriately given the nature of the call and the information available. I am glad Mr. Davis wasn't seriously injured and wish he would accept the consequences of his actions and continue to seek the medical attention he needs. It sounds like all the emergency responders as well as the communications personnel did an outstanding job with a successful outcome and they should be congratulated.
Lee McGraw, thanks for your comment, I guess you had to be there to understand problem and the potential it has to cause issues inside a town.
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