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Entries for May, 2009

Student expelled for eyebrow shaver in purse

15-year-old Taylor Ray Jetter is a Girl Scout, as well as a member of the Linton Middle School basketball team, choir and leadership team in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania.
Unfortunately, a disciplinary hearing this past Wednesday has school officials recommending she is expelled for the rest of this school year and another 45 days next year for [...]

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Fake Cougar Tasered in Michigan

I usually tend to side with law enforcement on Taser use. Typically you have the cases of belligerent, drunk or otherwise unruly individuals resisting arrest or failing to obey the simple orders of a police officer. Then they get tased and wonder why. Don’t Tase me, Bro!
But this story out of Warren, Michigan leaves [...]

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Gun? What gun?

A 17-year-old in North Carolina attempted to holdup an internet café after requesting a Mountain Dew by pointing a concealed banana under his shirt at the owner.

“Is that a banana in your shirt or are you just happy to see me?”
The café owner and another customer grabbed the teen and the weapon was revealed to [...]

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“Neither snow nor rain… nor gloom of night…”

You’ve heard that old US Postal Service slogan “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds”, or whichever other variation applies.
I suppose weather conditions are one thing, just don’t add a dog in the mix. Especially a 20-pound Jack Russell terrier.

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118 Successful Ninja Burglaries, and Counting

Police in Jefferson County, Colorado are having a problem catching a cigarette-swiping burglar. Apparently this man, dubbed the “Nighttime Nicotine Ninja” is thought to be responsible for at least 118 burglaries, in 18 metro area jurisdictions, while netting $120,000 worth of cigarettes over the past two years.
He is dressed in black and wears a black [...]

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Changes to our Taser Product Line

Awhile back, TASER® came out with some cool TASER® C2 models. They had a Forest Camouflage, a Desert Camouflage, Fashion Pink, Red Hot and an interesting Leopard Print to choose from along with the standard Electric Blue, Black Pearl, Titanium Silver and Metallic Pink models.
It seemed that there was a Taser of a different color [...]

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