Investigators searching for driver who ran over Loggerhead turtle o...

There are 25 comments on the WTKR story from Jul 2, 2010, titled Investigators searching for driver who ran over Loggerhead turtle o.... In it, WTKR reports that:

An off-road vehicle ran over and killed a Loggerhead turtle as she was laying her eggs on the beach on Ocracoke Island.

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Rev Al Sharpton

Gloucester, VA

#1 Jul 3, 2010
So a Loggerhead turtle has more value than a human being still in it's mother womb?
becca51

Gloucester, VA

#2 Jul 3, 2010
Truth is killing your own child after it's born has less value then killing an animal..
WHO Cares

Virginia Beach, VA

#3 Jul 4, 2010
yeah lets impose srticter bans that way mpore businesses in ocracoke go bankrupt, over a damn turtle. Its called collateral damage. GET A LIFE PEOPLE
Driver

Hampton, VA

#4 Jul 4, 2010
This is the kind of stupidity that makes use of 4 wd vehicles on the beach hard on the rest of us. I hope they catch whoever did this..... people watch where you are driving. Wonder if this guy would run over a child in the road?
David

Raleigh, NC

#5 Jul 9, 2010
This is not about whether the value of a turtle is more than a human being in the womb. It is about acting like a human being. I witnessed myself just last month, a land turtle on the ramp 72 access road that had been ran over. My GOD people, dont you care about anything? I like to drive on the beach and fish as much as anybody, but have some sense people. There is no difference between these people who do these ruthless things and the people who make the "Who cares?" remarks. Maybe the person with that attitude is the one who did it.
Free American

Virginia Beach, VA

#6 Jul 9, 2010
Rev Al Sharpton wrote:
So a Loggerhead turtle has more value than a human being still in it's mother womb?
Was it a black driver?
David

Raleigh, NC

#7 Jul 9, 2010
Oh Yeah...And to "Who Cares" from Virginia. Why dont you take your sorry attitude back to Virginia? And this "Damn Turtle" comment...I guess the turtle should have been watching where she was going, Huh? Dude, you need to get a grip.This turtle has probably been coming up on the beach at Ocracoke to lay her eggs longer that most of us has been alive. People who do things like this only make life harder for the rest of us. So to all you fellow Ocracoke fisherman out there, be on the lookout for turtles running out in front of you because im sure that the driver of that vehicle could not have avoided it.(Stupid idiot)
General JEB Stuart

Emporia, VA

#8 Jul 9, 2010
David wrote:
Oh Yeah...And to "Who Cares" from Virginia. Why dont you take your sorry attitude back to Virginia? And this "Damn Turtle" comment...I guess the turtle should have been watching where she was going, Huh? Dude, you need to get a grip.This turtle has probably been coming up on the beach at Ocracoke to lay her eggs longer that most of us has been alive. People who do things like this only make life harder for the rest of us. So to all you fellow Ocracoke fisherman out there, be on the lookout for turtles running out in front of you because im sure that the driver of that vehicle could not have avoided it.(Stupid idiot)
David, your comments sadden me. There was a time when the great state of North Carolina stood side by side with her sister Virginia to stop the Yankee invader. We should not argue among ourselves. the Yankee is our mutual enemy. Let's not forget what they did to our people.
Rev Al Sharpton

Emporia, VA

#9 Jul 9, 2010
Free American wrote:
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Was it a black driver?
Mkaes no difference if it was. We now know by brother Obama will not prosecute black men anymore.
David

Clemmons, NC

#10 Jul 9, 2010
General Jeb Stuart, Are You serious? This has nothing to do with yankees. Read what I said Brainiac. I do not care what state anyone with that attitude is, they can take it back home. No one asked you anyway. And, I dont really care what you think. By the way, The yankee is not our enemy, and the Civil War had nothing to do with this incident.
General JEB Stuart

Emporia, VA

#11 Jul 11, 2010
David wrote:
General Jeb Stuart, Are You serious? This has nothing to do with yankees. Read what I said Brainiac. I do not care what state anyone with that attitude is, they can take it back home. No one asked you anyway. And, I dont really care what you think. By the way, The yankee is not our enemy, and the Civil War had nothing to do with this incident.
You must be a Yankee transplant. Have you burned down any barns today? Destroyed crops belonging to Southern farmers? Raped their wives? Imprisoned them without trial? Who asked me you say? When you post your comments hey become fair game and anybody can respond you carpetbagger.
David

Clemmons, NC

#12 Jul 11, 2010
General JEB Stuart wrote:
<quoted text>You must be a Yankee transplant. Have you burned down any barns today? Destroyed crops belonging to Southern farmers? Raped their wives? Imprisoned them without trial? Who asked me you say? When you post your comments hey become fair game and anybody can respond you carpetbagger.
I refuse to spend anymore of my time responding to a person who apparantly has a mental problem and should seek help. Somehow posting comments about a tragic incident on the Ocracoke coast has been turned into a bunch of nonsense by someone who does not even know who he is or what he is talking about. I hope that the party responsible for the death of an already endangered animal is found. If not, i hope that he never does anything like this again. And, you are right "Jeb" comments can be responded to by anyone. But anyone with any brains at all would keep to the subject. I would suggest that you wake up and live in the year 2010. Not the year 1863. I am done with your nonsense, you and your comments are a waste of time.
Free American

Virginia Beach, VA

#13 Jul 12, 2010
General JEB Stuart wrote:
<quoted text>David, your comments sadden me. There was a time when the great state of North Carolina stood side by side with her sister Virginia to stop the Yankee invader. We should not argue among ourselves. the Yankee is our mutual enemy. Let's not forget what they did to our people.
The Yankee is our mutual enemy? Isn't it about time that people with your mindset move on into the 21st century? UNITED States...understand that? Our ENEMY is our government who wants to allow ILLEGAL immigrants free access to our country. And those folks aren't just our neighbors to the south but those also who use easy access to this country to come in ILLEGALLY to do harm to us!
Grow up.
RICH N

Beaufort, NC

#14 Jul 12, 2010
General JEB Stuart wrote:
<quoted text>David, your comments sadden me. There was a time when the great state of North Carolina stood side by side with her sister Virginia to stop the Yankee invader. We should not argue among ourselves. the Yankee is our mutual enemy. Let's not forget what they did to our people.
Why is it always South vs. North in everything? I lived up north for 35 years and in the south for 30 years and have found good and bad in both places, just give it a rest, its has been 150 years.
Military Madness

Norfolk, VA

#15 Jul 12, 2010
The turtle that started the second Civil War..... story at 11.
Turtle Dude

United States

#16 Jul 12, 2010
Why is it that a Virginia Beach city employee runs over, and squashes, a sleeping man on public beach in broad daylight, and no crime was commited? Yet, on Ocracoke Island there is a statewide APB out for "someone" that ran over a turtle. A freakin' man hunt!

This situation is a morbid joke at best. Talking about Yankees, rebels and slavery actually makes better sense. Please, continue...
Pat Robertson

Emporia, VA

#17 Jul 13, 2010
David wrote:
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I refuse to spend anymore of my time responding to a person who apparantly has a mental problem and should seek help. Somehow posting comments about a tragic incident on the Ocracoke coast has been turned into a bunch of nonsense by someone who does not even know who he is or what he is talking about. I hope that the party responsible for the death of an already endangered animal is found. If not, i hope that he never does anything like this again. And, you are right "Jeb" comments can be responded to by anyone. But anyone with any brains at all would keep to the subject. I would suggest that you wake up and live in the year 2010. Not the year 1863. I am done with your nonsense, you and your comments are a waste of time.
So you are more concerned about a turtle getting run over than the 30 million human beings that have been aborted?
General JEB Stuart

Emporia, VA

#18 Jul 13, 2010
Turtle Dude wrote:
Why is it that a Virginia Beach city employee runs over, and squashes, a sleeping man on public beach in broad daylight, and no crime was commited? Yet, on Ocracoke Island there is a statewide APB out for "someone" that ran over a turtle. A freakin' man hunt!
This situation is a morbid joke at best. Talking about Yankees, rebels and slavery actually makes better sense. Please, continue...
Ok Turtle Dude, thank you for your support. The drivers of both vehicles were Yankees.
General JEB Stuart

Emporia, VA

#19 Jul 13, 2010
RICH N wrote:
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Why is it always South vs. North in everything? I lived up north for 35 years and in the south for 30 years and have found good and bad in both places, just give it a rest, its has been 150 years.
Tell that to the Blacks...always beating the slave issue to death after 150 years.
RICH N

Beaufort, NC

#20 Jul 13, 2010
I don't think we can we can have a second civil war, North Carolina and Virgina both voted for Obama in 2008, there are not enough people around that can think before they pull the lever or something else.
The turtle was brown skinned, would this also be a hate crime?

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