Cops and Courts: June 13, 2009

Full story: Santa Cruz Sentinel

A Los Gatos landscape contractor pleaded not guilty Thursday to one felony count of unlawfully causing a fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains after allegedly failing to fully extinguish piles of burning debris that sparked the devastating Summit Fire.
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#9
Jun 13, 2009
 
Ocean Speedway (AKA Ocean Honda): Why no safety crash wall on the back straight? It was supposed to be built when you first took over the track. Now someone was seriously injured. Hey Sentinel, you may want to look into this issue.
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#11
Jun 13, 2009
 
Carl Bendix wrote:
<quoted text>If you can figure out a way to out-vote UCSC you will really be smart.
Hold elections in the summer? Just a thought ;D
Anthonyinsc

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Jun 13, 2009
 
I hope the 2 people in the shooting do get a max time in prison!!! this just shows you how stupid and un-orginized todays gangstas are!!! I mean shooting a apartment and then missing the apartment and hitting a second story unit? how do you miss a whole apartment unit??? maybe there colored bandana was over there eye??? there could have been a baby or grandma or grandpa in the unit!!! what scummmmm!!!
Juan

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Jun 13, 2009
 
"Judge Heather Morse ruled last week that Thomas Smith, 18, and Brian Pedroza, 16, will face charges they participated in a gang-related shooting and are active gang members."

If the person was under age 18, I thought they didn't identify them?
wet gringo

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Jun 13, 2009
 
Anthonyinsc wrote:
I hope the 2 people in the shooting do get a max time in prison!!! this just shows you how stupid and un-orginized todays gangstas are!!! I mean shooting a apartment and then missing the apartment and hitting a second story unit? how do you miss a whole apartment unit??? maybe there colored bandana was over there eye??? there could have been a baby or grandma or grandpa in the unit!!! what scummmmm!!!
Sadly they are organized; all real gangsters are over 20 years old. In this case they used those kids to set a sample to the up coming gang members they got to do whatever it takes to get respect for the gang. By them doing stupid things like that they get more street credit (respect/fear). They need to lock them for life because if the donít get a life sentence they just get more respect and when they get out they will poison more kids with the stupid life style. All gangs are terroris. They create fear in there neighborhoods to get and do things there way.
Rodin

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#15
Jun 13, 2009
 
Why have we not had reports on the status of the Bailey case? He's the one who was arrested a year ago for keeping a shed full of explosives for fireworks on his Aptos property. It might be nice to know what is happening with the Live Oak arrest on similar charges too.
siats

Santa Cruz, CA

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#16
Jun 13, 2009
 
Sanctuary City (noun), A place where apartment buildings are periodically riddled with bullets.
Lawfull American Citizen

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Jun 14, 2009
 
To be honest and fair minded, are both Smith and Pedroza the two gang members arrested for allegedly shooting into the residence, both lawfully entitled to reside in the US? How about their parents? Does Watsonville police ever check with ICE or does the Watsonville City Council forbid these inquiries due to their Sanctauary policy? Inquiring minds want to know!
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Jun 14, 2009
 
Juan wrote:
"Judge Heather Morse ruled last week that Thomas Smith, 18, and Brian Pedroza, 16, will face charges they participated in a gang-related shooting and are active gang members."
If the person was under age 18, I thought they didn't identify them?
Because he's being tried as an adult.
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Jun 14, 2009
 
Juan wrote:
"Judge Heather Morse ruled last week that Thomas Smith, 18, and Brian Pedroza, 16, will face charges they participated in a gang-related shooting and are active gang members."
If the person was under age 18, I thought they didn't identify them?
They're being charged as adults! Once that ocurs, the little turds are fair game to be identified to the public for the little vermin they have become! Unfortunately, their parents are probably bigger turds and couldn't care less if their little larva protoges have been identified as vermin! When you have no remorse and no shame, society's judgmental stigma no longer holds the guilty to consider thier miscreant actions. Hence, no shame felt, no possiblity of feeling guilt to halt your intentions and or actions! It's become all the liberal rage the past 40 years! Never be judgemental as their minds need to rationiize the loss of morality b y their actions of self centerd pleasure at all cost!
watsonville

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Jun 14, 2009
 
Lawfull American Citizen wrote:
To be honest and fair minded, are both Smith and Pedroza the two gang members arrested for allegedly shooting into the residence, both lawfully entitled to reside in the US? How about their parents? Does Watsonville police ever check with ICE or does the Watsonville City Council forbid these inquiries due to their Sanctauary policy? Inquiring minds want to know!
just to let you know they are american citizien
siats

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#23
Jun 14, 2009
 
watsonville wrote:
<quoted text>just to let you know they are american citizien
Nortenyo? Surenyo? GD New Yorkers eh?
You are SAD

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#25
Jun 14, 2009
 
LMAO! Learn how to spell LAWFUL, MR "Lawfull American Citizen" hahahahahaha
Miguel

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#27
Jun 15, 2009
 
Juan wrote:
"Judge Heather Morse ruled last week that Thomas Smith, 18, and Brian Pedroza, 16, will face charges they participated in a gang-related shooting and are active gang members."
If the person was under age 18, I thought they didn't identify them?
Yes Correct but these guy is being tryed as an adult.
Annie in Watsonville

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#28
Jun 15, 2009
 
So sad is that you people can't even spell-hispanics as well as anglos. You all need to go back to school & take English.
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#30
Jul 26, 2009
 
ALL y00 GUYS R STUPiD!!! U GUYS R TALKiN OUT OF UR A**!!! U GUYS D0NT EVEN kNO THEM & D0NT kNO WUT UR SAYiN!! D0NT BE SAYiN S*** WEN U DONT knO THEiR FAMiLiES. ii KNO VERy WELL THAT THERE PARENTS LOVE & CARE 4 THEM & R TRyiN T00 tHE FULLEST t0 HELP THEM 0UT!U D0NT KN0 WUT THEY R G0iN THRO.THEy R N0T BAD KiDS!!

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Jul 26, 2009
 
watsonville wrote:
<quoted text>just to let you know they are american citizien
American denizens, perhaps.
hheeeyyy

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Jul 28, 2009
 
Carl Bendix wrote:
<quoted text>American denizens, perhaps.
WAT???
Judy

Watsonville, CA

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Jul 23, 2012
 
Thomas is almost done!
Buzz

Santa Rosa, CA

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#35
Jul 28, 2012
 
I agree!!!!!

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