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  • itneverchanges Oct 31, 9:33 a.m.

    Another fine upstanding member of that community!! Looking for his OWN free hand out!

  • jcthai Oct 31, 8:36 a.m.

    blacksuv, evidently you missed the sarcasm in my post and didn't quite comprehend it's purpose. Try to keep up.....

  • blacksuv1962 Oct 30, 7:15 p.m.

    How st*pid do you have to be to think "so he found the suspect inside the burgler alarm "? DUH !!!!!

  • beachboater Oct 30, 6:40 p.m.

    Add a -0- to that bond amount, and then put him on a chain gang making little rocks out of big ones. Then maybe they will get the idea that it is easier to work for a living than stealing and breaking rocks.

    We have to take the profit and lack of punishment out of burglary.

  • Huey Oct 30, 3:32 p.m.

    "as it is now, our processes are actually encouraging crime." - Amen on that powerpuff! Our so called criminal justice system is so often just a joke with cops working day and night but judges and lawyers working against them.

  • greg69innc Oct 30, 2:18 p.m.

    many alarms today work on a celluar network

  • jcthai Oct 30, 1:21 p.m.

    WRAL, so he found the suspect inside the burglar alarm???

  • ftpc99 Oct 30, 1:16 p.m.

    powerpuffjenn - That's one I haven't run across yet. Thanks for the insight. Gives me something else to watch for.

  • ftpc99 Oct 30, 1:13 p.m.

    "good job by the deputy, but WHY would anyone want an electrical meter????? I don't get it. Scubagirl"

    Because that kills all power to the house without electricuting yourself by cutting wires. That way low-tech surveillance systems will be knocked out. Looks like the home owner had a better system, and monitored too!

  • Mike128 Oct 30, 1:10 p.m.

    You pull the meter to kill power to the house, hopefully also killing any alarm and it's ability to phone for help. With many people using IP based phones, turning the power off has a good chance of shutting down the cable modem and router unless they are on a UPS unit. Most alarm systems have their own battery, but they can't call if the phone is dead.

  • powerpuffjenn Oct 30, 1:01 p.m.

    they take meter and hook it up at their own home. the bill still goes to the house where the meter is originally from. it's happened twice on my rental home in durham. believe you me i'm sick of these low lives and know that nothing will change until we change it. we need to educate the youth and stringently punish these criminals. as it stands, they just go to jail for the night or so and learn from their fellow criminals which neighborhood or area of town are easy to targets. as it is now, our processes are actually encouraging crime.

  • Scubagirl Oct 30, 12:41 p.m.

    good job by the deputy, but WHY would anyone want an electrical meter????? I don't get it.

  • Sherlock Oct 30, 12:36 p.m.

    Great job by the deputy, but knowing the sheriff he will try to take all the credit for this..

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