Bouwman neighbors react to murder arrest

Jan 18, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WZZM-TV Grand Rapids

The home where David and Vivian Bouwman were murdered turned from a crime scene to a place where people sought tranquility Friday night, as news spread of Javonte Higgins' arrest.

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1 - 13 of 13 Comments Last updated Jan 23, 2013
Ghost of Chucky Heston

United States

#2 Jan 20, 2013
Who cares? There are several unsolved murders in the GR area but for some reason the community ad the media is fixated on this one event, as if these two old white Dutch people are more important than all the others. Seems as though this community only cares about gun violence when it happens to white people. I'm sorry that this happened to these people but enough is enough. You'd think the president was shot!
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#3 Jan 20, 2013
Ghost of Chucky Heston wrote:
Who cares? There are several unsolved murders in the GR area but for some reason the community ad the media is fixated on this one event, as if these two old white Dutch people are more important than all the others. Seems as though this community only cares about gun violence when it happens to white people. I'm sorry that this happened to these people but enough is enough. You'd think the president was shot!
Just one more example of black on white crime. But you don't care..tell us, would you care if it was black on black crime?
Ghost of Chucky Heston

Grand Rapids, MI

#4 Jan 20, 2013
Really wrote:
<quoted text>Just one more example of black on white crime. But you don't care..tell us, would you care if it was black on black crime?
How do you know it was black on white? As far as I know no one has been convicted of anything. A lot of home invasion perps are white, I see them on the news all the time. To answer your question of course I would care if it was a black on black crime.
Tyrone

Jenison, MI

#5 Jan 20, 2013
Ghost of Chucky Heston wrote:
<quoted text>
How do you know it was black on white? As far as I know no one has been convicted of anything. A lot of home invasion perps are white, I see them on the news all the time. To answer your question of course I would care if it was a black on black crime.
Hellyeah!
kill the honkey's!
You go girl!
Kill the honkey's!
You get your Obama money!
Blah Blah Blah..........
what ever

Jenison, MI

#6 Jan 20, 2013
Ghost of Chucky Heston wrote:
Who cares? There are several unsolved murders in the GR area but for some reason the community ad the media is fixated on this one event, as if these two old white Dutch people are more important than all the others. Seems as though this community only cares about gun violence when it happens to white people. I'm sorry that this happened to these people but enough is enough. You'd think the president was shot!
No one really cares when you people kill each other.
Sassy

Grand Rapids, MI

#7 Jan 20, 2013
I disagree. The Bouwman case had cooperation. Did it have to do with the Bouwman's being white and the perp being black. I don't think so. If you care to look it up. It boils down to cooperation. The killing on Diamond and Sweet in the NE section of GR found their perp too and that was a black on black. Why is that? Because people cooperated with the police. No cooperation, no help in solving. If you really cared, you would talk if you saw something. It has nothing to do with race when solving a crime. It has to not wanting to get involved.
Ghost of Chucky Heston wrote:
Who cares? There are several unsolved murders in the GR area but for some reason the community ad the media is fixated on this one event, as if these two old white Dutch people are more important than all the others. Seems as though this community only cares about gun violence when it happens to white people. I'm sorry that this happened to these people but enough is enough. You'd think the president was shot!
Ghost of Chucky Heston

Grand Rapids, MI

#8 Jan 20, 2013
what ever wrote:
<quoted text>No one really cares when you people kill each other.
Thanks for proving my point. Such a good Christian area this is. You're going to hell with your hate.
Ghost of Chucky Heston

Grand Rapids, MI

#9 Jan 20, 2013
Tyrone wrote:
<quoted text>Hellyeah!
kill the honkey's!
You go girl!
Kill the honkey's!
You get your Obama money!
Blah Blah Blah..........
Another racist pile of crap. Be sure to say hi to Jesus for me next Sunday.
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#10 Jan 21, 2013
Ghost of Chucky Heston wrote:
<quoted text>
Thanks for proving my point. Such a good Christian area this is. You're going to hell with your hate.
If you don't believe in hell, how can you be so sure someone is going someplace you don't believe in? Just askin'
Chip

Madison, WI

#11 Jan 21, 2013
Ghost of Chucky Heston wrote:
Who cares? There are several unsolved murders in the GR area but for some reason the community ad the media is fixated on this one event, as if these two old white Dutch people are more important than all the others. Seems as though this community only cares about gun violence when it happens to white people. I'm sorry that this happened to these people but enough is enough. You'd think the president was shot!
Please provide any double murder that happened in Grand Rapids that was never mentioned in the news?
Really

Grand Rapids, MI

#14 Jan 21, 2013
Who wrote:
<quoted text>
Think about this, black on black violence is a good thing - every time a brown person kills another brown person, the taxpayers pay a tiny bit less in taxes because that's 1 less welfare recipient and 1 less brown person that can create a future welfare recipient.
Your racist views serve no purpose. In all actuality, if you would bother to research, the blacks are not the largest majority on welfare and never have been. But, it's your ignorant opinion to which you are entitled. Don't drag me into your racist views, I don't subscribe to them and never have.
vox veritatis

Grand Rapids, MI

#15 Jan 21, 2013
Ghost of Chucky Heston wrote:
Another racist pile of crap. Be sure to say hi to Jesus for me next Sunday.
Another hypocrite waste of air space. Tell me...where were you and your show of faux indignation when the black panthers were calling for people to 'kill cracka babies and they mammas'?
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Brighton, MI

#17 Jan 23, 2013
If guilty of a gun death then death should be imposed. I will line up and supply my own ammo for the good of the State.

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