From: "Fred B"
Subject: Re: Baltimore Police let the sniper go
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 09:35:33 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 02:35:33 PDT
Organization: RoadRunner - West
Well, that's because the operative principle has been been taken from the
Clinton administration playbook.
It's the "scapegoating serves no useful purpose and we need to 'put this
behind us' and 'move on' " principle.
This principle is utterly invalid if the miscreants are elected Republicans.
"Tzadik Vanderhoof" wrote in message
> After the October 3 shooting of Pascal Charlot, 72, in Washington,
> D.C., law enforcement officials searched for a burgundy Chevrolet
> Caprice. One such car was later found burned out in the D.C. area, but
> it was never determined whether it had anything to do with the fatal
> On October 8, Baltimore city police investigated a Chevrolet Caprice
> with 2 people sleeping inside parked near the Jones Falls Expressway
> (I-83) at 28th St. in Baltimore. The officers were concerned that his
> driver's license was from Washington state and the vehicle tag was
> from New Jersey. Despite the fact that the vehicle was suspicious
> enough for them to investigate, and the fact that the vehicle fit the
> description of a vehicle associated with a sniper shooting less than
> 50 miles away and 5 days earlier, the officers did not question the
> occupants extensively nor did they search the vehicle. The vehicle
> and its occupants were the same ones arrested as suspects in the
> sniper attacks today.
> 5 people were killed by the sniper between Oct. 8 and their arrest.
> The media silence on this issue is deafening.