Ralph Bradley Keith (Beyer Teacher) found guilty of negligent discharge of a fire arm, for shooting in the direction of highway 108. Stanislaus Sheriff has a Grand Jury Report, because of Mr. Keith's supposed victim. Keith's wife filed the Report. Sixteen of our peers studied this for a year. This angered Adam Christianson. Look at: http://www.stanct.org/Store/PageFiles/440-12_...
Keith was shooting on forested, 18 vacant acres, seven miles East of Oakdale.
Click on the below link to see where he was shooting: http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Decide for yourself if it would have been illegal or a negligent place to shoot. At 21 seconds into the video it shows where Mr. Keith shot from. You then drop down over eleven feet to the trees he was shooting into. At 41 seconds into the video shows a zoomed in view of where he shot. Then you turn back looking at where he shot from, note the rise in elevation. When you get over a quarter mile behind his home you will look due north back at his home where he was shooting. You cannot even see the home. Then decide if you are willing to vote for Adam Christiansen? One Grand Jury member said "Adam Christianson has egg on his face he was embarrassed and will get even with Keith no matter what."
No nepotism in this case at all. The said victim of Mr. Keith has a sister and brother in-law who are deputies for the Sheriff Department.
Keith assailant has an Uncle who was a well known Stanislaus Judge. This man has taught many of the attorneys and judges how to pass the state bar, threw a program he runs. He has an Aunt who is an active Judge, sitting on the County Superior Court. Adam Christianson worked with his brother as a Medic or Ambulance driver.
The Keith family have had over 260 people on their property. Every person that has been there personally sees the fact he could have shot as high up the tree as twenty feet and still not have endangered a single life. They are all in shock that anyone could be in the slightest trouble over shooting any where near where he did. There is a huge mountain between 108 and Keith's home in the direction he shot. The Sheriff had sent two representatives out to three different neighborhood watch meetings to tell the residents in Keith's area "the Sheriff response time will not be fast with lack of money, get a gun and defend yourself." Now the Sheriff wants to get re-elected as pro guns? Mr. Keith did less than what was recommended by the Sheriff, to keep his assailant away from his home and family.
Note, the Judge would not let the Jury hear the extensive past arrest record of the said victim for beating women and men as well as theft and vandalism.
The judge would not let the many past 911 calls from Keith's wife over the years that had been ignored by the Sheriff department to be used as evidence.
Many of these where prior to Keith's arrest. She would not let the Grand Jury Report be mentioned in the trial either.
Nor would she allow the Jury to go to a viewing of the property to see the terrain and forestation, stating "it would cost to much."
The said victim has a restraining order agains him to stay away from Mr. Keith's wife and 13 year old daughter for stalking them, this was not allowed into evidence. This made Mr. Keith look like he did not attempt to do anything to protect his young daughter from their assailant.
The fact the family has still remained in danger as the victim is currently still stalking them was not allowed into evidence.
He has also done time twice yet, his records where cleared by a judge expunging them, go figure. Where would he find a judge who would do that?
The law he was found guilty of was written to stop shooting in town on the 4th of July or Newyears Eve.
There had to be proof that someone could have been hit by the bullet and harmed.
Mr. Keith had taught his daughter to shoot in this exact same place. His Father and nephew have shot hear as well as neighbors.