Re: [NUTS] Here is a good Geocache story...
- Thanks for the important info Ed....It nice to know that if I get
shot and die while geocaching....that the very angry (and jealous I
am assuming) muggle will get into some big trouble. Ed....will you
protect me? LOL. J/K. But seriously, thanks Jim for the heads up and
to Ed for the court info.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, <nelson143@s...> wrote:
> Scary story!
> The idea that one can shoot a trespasser just for trespassing is
no longer true.
> There has to be an element of "reasonable fear of impending death
or serious harm" to use lethal options to take a life.
> This holds true even for your home. The "kill 'em and drag 'em
inside" myth won't stand up in court. There has to be that element
of reasonable fear of your life (unless entry is forced, then it's
> Had the guy shot a geocacher just for wandering onto his property,
he would have wound up in serious trouble (unless there was no
witnesses). There is a saying..."You only need 5 bullets. One for
the job, and 4 for the witnesses".
> I'd love to know what cache it was, so I know which to stay away
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jim Olson
> To: N.U.T.S
> Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2004 5:05 PM
> Subject: [NUTS] Here is a good Geocache story...
> I was in the Mangrove Radio Shack yesterday, & Ben told me that
someone called him on the phone the other day asking if he knew
anything about GPS & some called geocaching?
> Ben replied that there was a guy that worked here that is into
it. What would he like to know? The man on the phone told him that
he stopped to people near his property & asked what they were doing.
They said that they were geocaching. Then they tried to explain what
it was. He told them to just go ahead, but what the property line.
He also told Ben that he had got his gun out at first, to shoot at
them, but they didn't come on to his property, so he just put it
> So, keep your heads down out there...
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