Double homicide Sunday morning brings...

Double homicide Sunday morning brings NN weekend death toll to ...

There are 205 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from May 17, 2009, titled Double homicide Sunday morning brings NN weekend death toll to .... In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

In the past two days, the number of people murdered in Newport News in 2009 jumped 50 percent.

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Cedar Park, TX

#1 May 17, 2009
21 year old criminal Andre Horton is dead. Of course the system online does not show JUVENILE HISTORY.

GC09002019-00 HORTON, ANDRE 05/06/2009 10:00 AM Fugitive File
Court:
Newport News General District / Criminal Charge:
UNLAWFUL WOUNDING Complainant:
TRIMBLE, OFC J.
GC09004361-00 HORTON, ANDRE 05/06/2009 09:00 AM Fugitive File
Court:
Newport News General District / Criminal Charge:
FAIL TO APPEAR-WARRANT Complainant:
COURTS

18 year old criminal (now dead) julius johnson just turned 18, they do not show his JUVENILE record online.
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Gloucester, VA

#2 May 17, 2009
Oops I forgot one for Julius.
He celebrated his 18th b-day recently with this one
GC99003082-00 JOHNSON, JULIUS DEVON 06/11/1999 12:00 AM Certified To Grand Jury - For final case disposition, see Circuit Court Case Information
Court:
Newport News General District / Criminal Charge:
BREAKING & ENTERING Complainant:
dang

Hampton, VA

#4 May 17, 2009
hey where do you get their records from?
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Franklin, TN

#5 May 17, 2009
So 3 murders so far this week, all three were dirt bags with criminal records.
FELONS FELONS FELONS
DEAD DEAD and DEAD
Harry Morant

Bothell, WA

#7 May 17, 2009
We should publicly thank the shooters that rid us of these criminals.

Each violent felon taking a dirt nap is one less to harm others.
whatnow

Virginia Beach, VA

#10 May 17, 2009
i bet we hear about another one tonight...
Thugs dying

Gloucester, VA

#11 May 17, 2009
So shouldn't we be celebrating?
No innocent victims this time.
hhw

Virginia Beach, VA

#12 May 17, 2009
Much love to the families! I know the horrors of loosing a son! May GOD BLESS! This is just more proof we need to stop this type of behavior! We need to stop making jails so nice!??? Give them a bad experience.. better yet make them work for the bed, electric, food and everything else like the rest of us do! You give these people these things for free they will take it! Most criminals want "the free ride", if i had a $ for every looser who said 3 hots and a cot i would never have to wait another table again! Get real America if you want to see a real change, cable tv in jail cells on taxpayers money isn't going to do it!! Prisoners should be so tired at the end of the day from WORKING they go straight to bed and hope they never come back!
Dontrel-T

Virginia Beach, VA

#13 May 17, 2009
whatnow wrote:
i bet we hear about another one tonight...
They need to keep it below Mercury Blvd. Don't be coming up north spreaden lead or at least cut down on the 40 oz's. so no innocents get cought up with lead poisioning.
excellent post

Hampton, VA

#14 May 17, 2009
thanks
More Criminals Dead wrote:
21 year old criminal Andre Horton is dead. Of course the system online does not show JUVENILE HISTORY.
GC09002019-00 HORTON, ANDRE 05/06/2009 10:00 AM Fugitive File
Court:
Newport News General District / Criminal Charge:
UNLAWFUL WOUNDING Complainant:
TRIMBLE, OFC J.
GC09004361-00 HORTON, ANDRE 05/06/2009 09:00 AM Fugitive File
Court:
Newport News General District / Criminal Charge:
FAIL TO APPEAR-WARRANT Complainant:
COURTS
18 year old criminal (now dead) julius johnson just turned 18, they do not show his JUVENILE record online.
who cares

Hampton, VA

#15 May 17, 2009
just another thug off the streets
Jimmy

Norfolk, VA

#16 May 17, 2009
hhw wrote:
Much love to the families! I know the horrors of loosing a son! May GOD BLESS! This is just more proof we need to stop this type of behavior! We need to stop making jails so nice!??? Give them a bad experience.. better yet make them work for the bed, electric, food and everything else like the rest of us do! You give these people these things for free they will take it! Most criminals want "the free ride", if i had a $ for every looser who said 3 hots and a cot i would never have to wait another table again! Get real America if you want to see a real change, cable tv in jail cells on taxpayers money isn't going to do it!! Prisoners should be so tired at the end of the day from WORKING they go straight to bed and hope they never come back!
I agree, but it seems society is trying to legitimize jail and prison life. Look at the TV shows. Shows that go inside prisons and attempt to explain these animals behavior. And giving them a national platform to talk of the merits of the gang culture. Who cares? But the media seems to be going in this direction. To young kids on the edge or with no adult fit to put them in the right direction, all this violence seems cool. Its no different than whites that idolize the Mafia and admire them. Or look up to Motorcycle gang types. Bottom line is we need to stop glamorizing criminals, no matter who they are. And yeah ive heard the "3 hot and cot" garbage. And donít forget the ones who try to be all tough and announce to the world" Iíve been in the Penitentiary". My answer to that is" Buddy, you only get points for staying out of the joint"
Be Real

Yorktown, VA

#21 May 17, 2009
Richard HArris wrote:
<quoted text>Remember these people casually gun each other down in the streets, father dozens of children (who will never hold a job and will be on welfare forever, and spend more on bling than food for their kids. Racism, I think not; just disgust that the honest taxpayers have to pay for all of this while idiots like you call us racist for expressing our views. Tell me, have you ever turned in a criminal?
I've reported crime when I've seen it. My comment applies to the knee-jerk comments made by more than one poster on these forums. Many comments are pure racism by including all of a group into the same barrel based on the actions of some. You (plural usage) have a history of racist views in this forum without bringing much constructive to the table.

I'll stand by that statement.
hhw

Colwell, IA

#24 May 17, 2009
And i agree with every word you said! Well put!
Jimmy wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree, but it seems society is trying to legitimize jail and prison life. Look at the TV shows. Shows that go inside prisons and attempt to explain these animals behavior. And giving them a national platform to talk of the merits of the gang culture. Who cares? But the media seems to be going in this direction. To young kids on the edge or with no adult fit to put them in the right direction, all this violence seems cool. Its no different than whites that idolize the Mafia and admire them. Or look up to Motorcycle gang types. Bottom line is we need to stop glamorizing criminals, no matter who they are. And yeah ive heard the "3 hot and cot" garbage. And donít forget the ones who try to be all tough and announce to the world" Iíve been in the Penitentiary". My answer to that is" Buddy, you only get points for staying out of the joint"
See No Evil

Sunnyvale, CA

#25 May 17, 2009
Obviously, their families didn't care about their lifestyles ... so why should any of us care that they're dead?
The Avenger

Knoxville, TN

#27 May 17, 2009
The usual suspects . . . luckily no innocent people were gunned down. Gangs have now taken over NN. Glad I got my family out of thug-central. All you decent people - leave before it's too late.
Jimmy

Norfolk, VA

#28 May 17, 2009
Be Real wrote:
<quoted text>
If that is the case, are you (and Everyone) willing to stand up and say that to the police and a jury?
Heres a clue. These are characters in one of those HBO miniseries about drug dealing! Also Hitler is dead and Elvis will not return in the year 3000.
Jimmy

Allentown, PA

#29 May 17, 2009
See No Evil wrote:
Obviously, their families didn't care about their lifestyles ... so why should any of us care that they're dead?
Because it will get worse and spill over into your and my neighborhood! Want a sample? Look at Columbia and Mexico!
stop

Hampton, VA

#30 May 17, 2009
they rats exterminating fellow rats wtfc
Be Real

Avondale, AZ

#32 May 17, 2009
Jimmy wrote:
<quoted text>
Heres a clue. These are characters in one of those HBO miniseries about drug dealing! Also Hitler is dead and Elvis will not return in the year 3000.
You got me. I've only seen The Wire a couple of times and didn't catch the reference.

But my point about reporting and testifying stands. That's a big part of the problem. Too many are in fear of repercussions.(and it is hard to not see their point). I'm as disgusted as anyone on here with the crime in our vicinity. Violent crime has been around since the beginning of time but the current cycle is literally too close to home.

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