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Guilty as charged

On 19 Apr 2008 at 7:36pm Double Yellow Line wrote:
I see that the fine upstanding citizen was found guilty.
Let's wait for all the vitriol from society members defending the indefensible and telling us how he is misunderstood and it is all plods fault.
On 19 Apr 2008 at 9:24pm me wrote:
I'm not going to defend him because he was wrong all night. I'm not going to justify the rest of your nonsense because you clearly have zero knowledge on the subject.
On 19 Apr 2008 at 9:44pm Double Yellow Line wrote:
You would be very suprised what (and who) I know.
On 19 Apr 2008 at 10:20pm Cliffebimbo wrote:
DYL, please let us know who you are, so that we can see if you have the courage to own up to your opinions.
On 19 Apr 2008 at 10:58pm madge wrote:
I wasnt there, I didnt see it & have absolutely no wish to defend or attribute blame on this occassion. Irrespective of this DYL from my own experience I sadly have little faith in PC plod in general & on the 5th.
On 19 Apr 2008 at 11:10pm me wrote:
for someone who claims to "know" people why is it that the majority of your commens are so ill informed and full of inaccuracies and sensationalist rubbish particularly when bonfire is concerned?
On 20 Apr 2008 at 7:44am CBS Member wrote:
I suppose its like Marmite, you either love it or hate it. and DYL is a hatter of old english tradition and want england to become a nanny state!
On 20 Apr 2008 at 2:44pm The Tooth Fairy wrote:
I always suspected dyl was a milliner.
On 20 Apr 2008 at 6:24pm Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
Tooth Fairy - I love the Milliner joke (very clever) and agree with your observation on DYL.
On 20 Apr 2008 at 8:13pm Double Yellow Line wrote:
Dear me
I don't think the fact that a man was found guilty is "ill informed".
Please prove me wrong.
Dear Madge
If you read my initial statement you will see that I have (yet again) been proved 100% correct.
PS Well done to the Rooks
Perhaps at last this obscure, provincial little town will be on the map for something other than fat men in stripey jumpers fighting with the police.
On 20 Apr 2008 at 10:59pm geoff wrote:
I have no idea what the facts are about this. All I know is that someone making smug comments about one of societies less successful individuals is not very impressive. I would like to know if DYL has never got drunk, or never sworn at someone.
On 21 Apr 2008 at 12:31am MADGE wrote:
Dear DYL
May I suggest you take your own advice & read my comment again which makes no claims regarding this case....clearly proving (yet again) your posts are 100% codswallop!
On 21 Apr 2008 at 8:46am Inspector Mouse wrote:
If you swear at the police ....then expect to get cuffed...and pay the consequences....
Evenin. all
On 21 Apr 2008 at 3:39pm North St wrote:
A very drunk idiot got arrested outside Pine Chest, after he had tried to smash a window in rage. 11 PC's came from nowhere, had to sit on him to restrain him. whislt he was swearing away like nobodies business. I haven't read about that in the paper.
I was told by a PC last week that when they can't get someone they know is guilty, they charge them for something minor, like a speeding fine. Either way it is a waste of public money not just warning this man. The police admitted they were directing the procession wrongly, and Mr winter wasn't actually charged with anything other than resisting arrest was he? What a fuss. I want the police to arrest aggressive drunk vandals and thieves on bonfire night, not people in processions.. Mr Winter has got enough to worry about, that is much more serious. The police should try getting a good PR in a town where we don't even have an open police station you can't even visit in an emergency.
On 21 Apr 2008 at 4:06pm me wrote:
Try reading the reply DYL i have not defended the man and i have not spouted vitriol, so how exactly are you proved right. I was stating in general that your bonfire comments are ill informed. Do you think i don't read the paper like you? of course he was found guilty. You just see what you wan't to see and seek any opportunity to further your own rather boring and insular opinions.
On 21 Apr 2008 at 4:47pm Roly Mo wrote:
I am one of those fat people that wear stripy jumpers (who also raise a hell of a lot of money for charity-hope you never need to use one of the ones we support DYL). What I want to say is that the police get more and more confrontational as each year passes. Not one person last year had a favourable word to say about the policing on the night. The police did not want to be there, a lot of them weren't even from the area and did not have a clue what was going on. Anyway, I have seen the You Tube footage and to me, Mr Winter was not resisting arrest. Yes, he may have sworn at the police, but they were trying to affect the route of the procession, which any bonfire boy or girl, knows is unforgivable (we do have the freedom of the town after all). From what I can see, the police were heavy handed and also they can clearly be seen throwing Mr Winter's watch away. There would never be anything negative about the police in the paper, so don't believe everything you read.
On 21 Apr 2008 at 7:04pm Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
It would appear that the only person "guilty as charged" on this forum is DYL - a victim of his own stupidity.

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