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Carnival employee charged in Nevada ride incident

There are 5 comments on the Latest news updates from RGJ.com story from Sep 27, 2010, titled Carnival employee charged in Nevada ride incident. In it, Latest news updates from RGJ.com reports that:

A rural Nevada sheriff is accusing a carnival ride operator of deliberate negligence for allegedly throwing a switch on a malfunctioning ride during a passenger rescue operation.

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truth in reporting

United States

#1 Sep 28, 2010
The Sheriff was no where around when this happened he was on the other side of the park sitting in his booth trying to get re-elected. Something this big should have had his leadership and maybe the ride operator would not have been allowed access to the ride controls that caused the ride to fall during the rescue efforts.
AnnMarie

Pahrump, NV

#2 Sep 28, 2010
Oh give it a rest already. Like I would vote for Mr "Traffic enforcement seat belt checkpoint Big brother" Cobel over Tony.

The Cops cant be everywhere no matter how "safe" you and Scott want to make it here.. btw nice Proxy in TX. lol
jen

Pahrump, NV

#3 Oct 15, 2010
He got a 297 dollar fine plus time served if it where my kid on that ride I'd be knocking on the D.A s office
jen

Pahrump, NV

#4 Oct 15, 2010
Plus why would the sheriff be around he had at least 5 Police officers there?
Duger

Pahrump, NV

#5 Oct 15, 2010
I am all for throwing bad guys in jail.. but I think this was just a case of the guy being a moron first class.

He screwed up and pushed a lever, probably isn't the brightest guy in the world, and got what he deserved. No one was hurt, and it was not that big a deal (Other than it being election time)

I cant begin to tell you how distasteful it is for people to use the old "But what if a chillllldddd was hurt" give it a rest already.. your kids are already far too shielded from the real world.. when people use their children for any purpose it really makes everyone ill.

I was half expecting them to want to ban all carnival rides next year "for the children".

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