incident at moose
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Covington, VA

#41 Jun 24, 2011
deborah kay knighton jone wrote:
you people got me all wrong iam gearld ex but always will be sisterin law i love gearld dearlly just hope he recovers yes i do know somewhat did happen had ny neice tatie my sister alice friend rick nephew his girl friend so you see i do know that gearld was layed out on floor and no one was paying attention just think joyce should be barred for life several people saw her hit gearld first her sons and her ganged up on him went a man is down you dont beat him still them two sons are in my book aniamls so you see im allfor them being kept in jail till they are old enough to collect ss
Deborah, I hope she is barred for life as well. She is nothing but a trouble maker and always has been.
LOL

Covington, VA

#42 Jun 24, 2011
@leslielawson...Wow the bike rodeo (what ever that is)and the christmas mother which is another "chariy" to give these welfare superstars that continue to have kids knowing full well they can not support them help.
friend

Covington, VA

#43 Jun 24, 2011
does anyone know how Gerald is doing, i havent seen anyone ask that in any of these post.
wants to know

Hot Springs, VA

#44 Jun 24, 2011
Why were they allowed to get that intoxicated? I thought the bar tender was to cut people off before it got to that point. I thought it was a family fraturnity. Maybe if they had been cut off then the incident would have been avoided. I was that the bar tender was informed of the problem before it escalated. Sounds to me that there was more to it all. I think more should have been done before the police were called considering that their were children there. Pray that the gentleman that got hit is doing good and that there is not any long term problems. Also pray that this doesn't happen agsin. I also heard that non members were not signed in, and they were allowed to purchase beer. Maybe if all the rules for the members were applied to all and not a few select members this would not have happen.
Heard

Covington, VA

#45 Jun 24, 2011
that he was on life support & brain dead... i really hope thats not true.
leslie lawson

Crimora, VA

#47 Jun 24, 2011
Heard wrote:
that he was on life support & brain dead... i really hope thats not true.
who ever you are you must be terrified to give your name. the bartender did all she could. try to put yourself in her shoes. i checked and all guests were signed in,not that it is any of your business. and guests do not buy any alcohol at the covington moose. try to buy it if your a guest and you will be disappointed.
dont blame them

Covington, VA

#48 Jun 24, 2011
i know 4 a fact that if a name is given & that person says something u or the moose members dont like r very much treated differently. so i dont blame a single person 4 not giving there name. as u can c i wont either.
Stefanie Craft

Covington, VA

#49 Jun 24, 2011
Deborah Knighton I dont know who the shittin hell you are or what you think you know or what you dont know but,unless you were there you shouldnt go by what you hear because there is more behind this damn story than meets the eye!Keep your mouth shut unless you seen it or plan on having your ass in court for making false accusations you dont know a damn thing about what happened and the other thing no one in there damn mind stood there and watched him get beat.Im new to that moose and ive been treated with nothing but respect since ive been there.So for you to open your damn mouth about crap you have no clue about why dont you go take a leap off a bridge somewhere!
tmi

Covington, VA

#50 Jun 24, 2011
i know that guests drink up there, i have been one! people can bring their own liquor up there. but this isn't what is being discussed, what is is the fact that a man was beat pretty bad. why can't y'all just drop this and let the family deal with this and the law?! just let it be. it's done and over with and no one can change what happened now that it has happened. get over it! it's life! oh and keep your noses on your own faces, unless you absolutely know what you are talking about. one day, someone is going to end up getting sued over stuff like this. this town is nothing but a gossip mill. that's it! people prey on all the negativity that they can.
LOL

Covington, VA

#51 Jun 24, 2011
@tmi....Let the "law" handle it??? In alleghany county they could not even solve who killed a woman 1/2 block from the jail yet you think they can solve this?? Alleghany county and covington cops are so corrupt its a joke
tmi

Covington, VA

#52 Jun 24, 2011
@LOL they must be able to cuz from what I gathered here, they have suspect(s) in custody...
LOL

Covington, VA

#53 Jun 24, 2011
@tmi...Lets see how far that goes
what happened

Covington, VA

#54 Jun 25, 2011
?????
wondering

Covington, VA

#55 Jun 28, 2011
does anyone know how Gerald is doing.
Gerald Sizemore

Washington, DC

#56 Jul 6, 2011
The day of the incident, Gerald was attending a family event next to the Moose Lodge. There is a funeral home two doors down from the Moose. Gerald's former brother in law had recently passed away, and the funeral was the same day and time as the event Gerald was attending. Gerald's children were at their Uncle's funeral (Edward Nicely, you can look up the info on the Loving Funeral Home website, or look for his obit in the Roanoke news). Gerald left his family event and walked down to the funeral for two reasons: 1) to pay his respects for the deceased (who Gerald had known for at least 35 years), and 2) to see his children. His wife, a local Covington redneck, did not approve of Gerald seeing his children from his first marriage. She went over to the Moose Lodge (where apparently Gerald had either stopped, or gone to after the funeral, I believe Gerald either volunteers or works for the Moose). Gerald's wife and her two sons (both of whom have criminal records for assault, drugs, burlary, etc., and who have been in and out of prison) attacked Gerald. The two stepsons (I believe the proper term for them would be "evil" or "criminal") jumped Gerald. When they got him down on the ground they and their mother kicked him in the face until he turned blue. Gerald's son and several other men, including men attending Eddie Nicely's funeral were able to pull the attackers away from Gerald. I believe that Gerald was administered both mouth to mouth and CPR by a family member. Gerld's cheekbones and nose were crushed. He was not exepcted to live, but after two weeks he asked for food. He has already had several surgeries, and will need completed reconstruction on his face, which was crushed beyond recognition. His wife and two stepsons are in jail in Alleganhy County. There is a hearing on Thursday, July 7, 2011. If you were at the Moose and saw the incident, and would like to see the wife, and the two monsters who attacked Gerald get justice, show up and court on the 7th at 9:00 am. Gerald is a decent person, and certainly did not deserve this. Both stepsons and the mother should be charged with attempted murder.
Gerald Sizemore

Washington, DC

#57 Jul 6, 2011
Joyce Craft has a criminal record. You can look her up on the Allgehany Circut Court website.
Craft Criminal Record

Washington, DC

#58 Jul 6, 2011
The following members of the Craft family have criminal records:

Joyce Craft
Billie Jo Craft
Harry Craft
James Edward Craft
Ricky Dwayne Craft
YOU ARE WRONG

Covington, VA

#59 Jul 6, 2011
Gerald Sizemore wrote:
The day of the incident, Gerald was attending a family event next to the Moose Lodge. There is a funeral home two doors down from the Moose. Gerald's former brother in law had recently passed away, and the funeral was the same day and time as the event Gerald was attending. Gerald's children were at their Uncle's funeral (Edward Nicely, you can look up the info on the Loving Funeral Home website, or look for his obit in the Roanoke news). Gerald left his family event and walked down to the funeral for two reasons: 1) to pay his respects for the deceased (who Gerald had known for at least 35 years), and 2) to see his children. His wife, a local Covington redneck, did not approve of Gerald seeing his children from his first marriage. She went over to the Moose Lodge (where apparently Gerald had either stopped, or gone to after the funeral, I believe Gerald either volunteers or works for the Moose). Gerald's wife and her two sons (both of whom have criminal records for assault, drugs, burlary, etc., and who have been in and out of prison) attacked Gerald. The two stepsons (I believe the proper term for them would be "evil" or "criminal") jumped Gerald. When they got him down on the ground they and their mother kicked him in the face until he turned blue. Gerald's son and several other men, including men attending Eddie Nicely's funeral were able to pull the attackers away from Gerald. I believe that Gerald was administered both mouth to mouth and CPR by a family member. Gerld's cheekbones and nose were crushed. He was not exepcted to live, but after two weeks he asked for food. He has already had several surgeries, and will need completed reconstruction on his face, which was crushed beyond recognition. His wife and two stepsons are in jail in Alleganhy County. There is a hearing on Thursday, July 7, 2011. If you were at the Moose and saw the incident, and would like to see the wife, and the two monsters who attacked Gerald get justice, show up and court on the 7th at 9:00 am. Gerald is a decent person, and certainly did not deserve this. Both stepsons and the mother should be charged with attempted murder.
You are wrong. Joyce has never been arrested for what happened to her husband. She should be, but she has not been. I wish you were right on this one.
Craft Criminal Record

Washington, DC

#60 Jul 6, 2011
YOU ARE WRONG wrote:
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You are wrong. Joyce has never been arrested for what happened to her husband. She should be, but she has not been. I wish you were right on this one.
You are correct Joyce was not charged. If anyone was there and would like to tell their story to the police, they should do so. Joyce should be charged as well. From what I understand, she kicked Gerald in the head.

Billy Jo Craft and Andrew (Andy) Craft were charged with Virginia Statute: 18.2-51 - Malicious Wounding. The definition is: If any person maliciously shoot, stab, cut, or wound any person or by any means cause him bodily injury, with the intent to maim, disfigure, disable, or kill, he shall, except where it is otherwise provided, be guilty of a Class 3 felony.
Craft Criminal Record

Washington, DC

#61 Jul 6, 2011
In Virginia a Class 3 Felony (the charge against Billy Jo and Andy Craft) is punishable by up to a $100,000 fine, and between 5 to 20 years in the state penitentary (there is no local jail time allowed on a Class 3 felony).

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