close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Mich SP arrest 87y.o. with 228 lbs of coke in veh.

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by ronduke, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. ronduke

    ronduke

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2007
    Messages:
    3,004
    Likes Received:
    144
  2. Brucev

    Brucev

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2009
    Messages:
    9,189
    Likes Received:
    6
    $10,000 bond? Is that the norm for this sort of thing?
     

  3. A6Gator

    A6Gator

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2007
    Messages:
    4,167
    Likes Received:
    494
    Location:
    formerly Barack's Plantation
    Sounds like they were going to have a hot time in the nursing home...:rofl:
     
  4. Sharky7

    Sharky7 Boomshakalaka

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2009
    Messages:
    3,199
    Likes Received:
    28
    That's a really low bond amount if that is the full. At 10% he only has to post $1,000.

    Some reasons for low bond could be, no criminal history, no prior violence or low risk of fleeing prosecution, or he could be cooperating with the investigation. Could be a lot of things, who knows....all speculation.
     
  5. Ajon412

    Ajon412

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2004
    Messages:
    5,012
    Likes Received:
    512
    Location:
    LIving the dream in the N/E...
    Imagine the conversation with the MSP at the time of the stop:

    I was just trying to supplement my SSI...or....Hey, wait a minute. This isn't my car!!!....:rofl::rofl:
     
  6. BULLRUNN

    BULLRUNN Double Tap

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2001
    Messages:
    422
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    Hampton Roads
    Hey Medicaid and Medicare are getting tough with perscriptions.. he was just making a Medicine run because he must have gotten a good deal on dope....
     
  7. 4949shooter

    4949shooter

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2006
    Messages:
    9,955
    Likes Received:
    556
    Location:
    New Jersey Republik
    But he was forced at gunpoint..:whistling:
     
  8. DaBigBR

    DaBigBR No Infidels!

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2005
    Messages:
    8,798
    Likes Received:
    13
    Location:
    Circling the wagons.
    Probably more common than you think. Kind of a variation on using juveniles, except in this case that we (law enforcement) probably don't look twice at a lot of old folks.
     
  9. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2004
    Messages:
    12,312
    Likes Received:
    1,451
    Location:
    Unmarked Rustbox
    Go ask the courts, not us.
     
  10. Patchman

    Patchman Florist

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Messages:
    17,438
    Likes Received:
    2,723
    Location:
    Land of Flora, Fauna & Merriweather
    Based on the article, it seemed the judge had a soft spot (maybe he reminded the judge of his own father/grandfather?) for the old guy and bent over backwards to help him. That probably explains the really, really low bail.
     
  11. Cav

    Cav

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    1,305
    Likes Received:
    15
    Location:
    The Great State of Texas
    In Texas we have had a number of elderly pack mules. Some are pawns, and some are players.

    Old people are known to carry drugs, kill police, and do crimes. Many over look them.
     
  12. steveksux

    steveksux Massive Member

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2007
    Messages:
    20,810
    Likes Received:
    2,608
    I'd say more like low speed of fleeing prosecution, how fast can an 87 year old run anyway? :rofl:

    Randy
     
  13. Nick.45

    Nick.45

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2007
    Messages:
    144
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Iowa
    I thought you knew everything?
     
  14. efman

    efman

    Joined:
    May 22, 2005
    Messages:
    321
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    georgia
    add poor health in there too, no one (brass for sure) wants an in custody death.
     
  15. COBRA90GT

    COBRA90GT

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2003
    Messages:
    337
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    HOCKEYTOWN ® , MI
    The cartel made him do it... o_O
     
  16. Hack

    Hack Crazy CO Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2005
    Messages:
    18,143
    Likes Received:
    23
    Location:
    Kansas, near the bison.
    Quoted for the truth. We do get in some old inmates at times, so at least someone is paying attention. It is unfortunate, but older people who may be running out of pension money, and down to social security only may be tempted to do the unthinkable.