DA: Fitchburg Police shooting justified

Dec 22, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg Police officers were justified in the Oct. 13 shooting that killed a Gardner woman, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr.

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Gardner, MA

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Dec 23, 2010
 
Of course it was justified. She was a piece of trash and she put innocent lives in harm's way. She got what she deserved.

Good job FPD. Nice shooting and thank you from the law abiding residents of our city. The city should send a bill to the family for the expense of the cleanup and bullets.
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Leominster, MA

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Dec 23, 2010
 
I understand what she did was wrong but sometimes these Copsare just to gun happy. Some abuse the privlegde of holding a gun. One day I was on Main st. and I saw a cruiser speeding with the lights on for people to move out the way so I thought wow it must be something big or really important but the only didi it to pull in the drive thru at Dunkin Donuts!!! I couldn't believe it. Is this where our tax money goes!! Stop Abusing your privlidges.
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Athol, MA

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Dec 23, 2010
 
Jenn B from Fitchburg wrote:
I understand what she did was wrong but sometimes these Copsare just to gun happy. Some abuse the privlegde of holding a gun. One day I was on Main st. and I saw a cruiser speeding with the lights on for people to move out the way so I thought wow it must be something big or really important but the only didi it to pull in the drive thru at Dunkin Donuts!!! I couldn't believe it. Is this where our tax money goes!! Stop Abusing your privlidges.
What a load of dung! Your so full of it I can smell it all the way here in NY
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Dec 26, 2010
 
Jenn B from Fitchburg wrote:
I understand what she did was wrong but sometimes these Copsare just to gun happy. Some abuse the privlegde of holding a gun. One day I was on Main st. and I saw a cruiser speeding with the lights on for people to move out the way so I thought wow it must be something big or really important but the only didi it to pull in the drive thru at Dunkin Donuts!!! I couldn't believe it. Is this where our tax money goes!! Stop Abusing your privlidges.
Yeah, that was because some turd just robbed the place, moron!
must be a cop

Framingham, MA

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Dec 26, 2010
 
Observer wrote:
Of course it was justified. She was a piece of trash and she put innocent lives in harm's way. She got what she deserved.
Good job FPD. Nice shooting and thank you from the law abiding residents of our city. The city should send a bill to the family for the expense of the cleanup and bullets.
Whoever wrote this is a sick individual! You need help! She was the driver, the other girl went into a store unarmed and stole $70 and a pack of marlboros! The cops knew who the girls were from the video tape! This district Attorney could indict a ham sandwich but never a cop! He is a cop lover and protector 100%.
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Westminster, MA

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Dec 26, 2010
 
Why was she shoot from the drivers side window ?? That means they were standing on the side of the car not in front??????????
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Athol, MA

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Dec 27, 2010
 
must be a cop wrote:
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Whoever wrote this is a sick individual! You need help! She was the driver, the other girl went into a store unarmed and stole $70 and a pack of marlboros! The cops knew who the girls were from the video tape! This district Attorney could indict a ham sandwich but never a cop! He is a cop lover and protector 100%.
We all know who this is! I am not a cop ( we all know you impersonated one in other blogs)but I am a supporter of the police and FPD. They did what they had to do, period. She made the bad choices that day not the police.
Lynch for Mayor

Fitchburg, MA

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Dec 27, 2010
 
It's a shame the other one didn't get taken out also. Now she gets a free ride into her miserable future..
Lynch for Mayor

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Dec 29, 2010
 
Lynch for Mayor wrote:
It's a shame the other one didn't get taken out also. Now she gets a free ride into her miserable future..
Well someone is out here causing trouble again! Posting under my name! Interesting! Well anyways, I am running for Mayor of Fitchburg! I do not agree with the investigation outcome in this case!

It was an unarmed girl who was involved in stealing $70 and a pack of marlboros!! She had one prior from 8 years ago for possession of a syringe. The FPD knew the suspect as they didn't need to play comando!

I believe that the actions of the FPD put the residents of Fitchburg at risk! There are superior officers that get paid to evaluate and make these decisions whether or not to pursue!

I am also a supportor of the police but it is imperative that the police understand that they work for the city and they are not allowed to break the law!

And YES,Captain Tasca needed to be prosecuted as well as others who knowingly broke the law!! A lot of people are afraid to speak out against power and are unwilling to fight the powers of the city! I am not afraid as I will point out corruption every moment that I get! Whether you are selling crack or a cop that allows the selling of crack because of being paid by the dealers; you are a criminal and a distributor of poison and you must be stopped!!

See, some out here would seperate the two criminals as they would stand up for the cop because he has a badge; I look at the criminal cop as twice as bad as the crack dealer!! My feelings are logical. As the Mayor and city attorney stated; Tasca committed larceny! I see his actions as twice as bad as the robberry of the $70. tasca cooked the books on purpose for years! Ten of thousands were stolen from the city through this accounting scheme and it was done behind the protection of the badge!!!!
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Gardner, MA

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Dec 29, 2010
 
Let me see .. I'm speeding and choose not to pull over. The police end up surrounding the car and try to stop me and I drive AT the officers ... I am smart enough to know if I dont STOP and put my hands up, I'm going to get a very rude awakening by muzzle flash. If you no NOTHING about deadly force policy, just shut up and don't post here. Ignorance.
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Billerica, MA

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Dec 29, 2010
 
Lynch,

She wasn't unarmed. She was armed with a vehicle that she was driving towards officers.

She got what she had coming.

Is it the cops fault that she has an acute allergic reaction to high velocity lead?
Unfortunate

Leominster, MA

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Dec 29, 2010
 
All this nice girl wanted was a couple of bucks and some smokes. Instead she got a bullet sandwich. For all we know she was going to donate the money to a charity but now we will never know.
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Dec 29, 2010
 
Voter wrote:
Lynch,
She wasn't unarmed. She was armed with a vehicle that she was driving towards officers.
She got what she had coming.
Is it the cops fault that she has an acute allergic reaction to high velocity lead?
Why was she shoot from the side drivers window????? Its nice to say she got what was coming have you ever shot anybody it not fun
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Dec 29, 2010
 
Lynch for Mayor wrote:
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Well someone is out here causing trouble again! Posting under my name! Interesting! Well anyways, I am running for Mayor of Fitchburg! I do not agree with the investigation outcome in this case!
It was an unarmed girl who was involved in stealing $70 and a pack of marlboros!! She had one prior from 8 years ago for possession of a syringe. The FPD knew the suspect as they didn't need to play comando!
I believe that the actions of the FPD put the residents of Fitchburg at risk! There are superior officers that get paid to evaluate and make these decisions whether or not to pursue!
I am also a supportor of the police but it is imperative that the police understand that they work for the city and they are not allowed to break the law!
And YES,Captain Tasca needed to be prosecuted as well as others who knowingly broke the law!! A lot of people are afraid to speak out against power and are unwilling to fight the powers of the city! I am not afraid as I will point out corruption every moment that I get! Whether you are selling crack or a cop that allows the selling of crack because of being paid by the dealers; you are a criminal and a distributor of poison and you must be stopped!!
See, some out here would seperate the two criminals as they would stand up for the cop because he has a badge; I look at the criminal cop as twice as bad as the crack dealer!! My feelings are logical. As the Mayor and city attorney stated; Tasca committed larceny! I see his actions as twice as bad as the robberry of the $70. tasca cooked the books on purpose for years! Ten of thousands were stolen from the city through this accounting scheme and it was done behind the protection of the badge!!!!
Here we go again, what does Tasca have to do with this? You don;t have a clue what your talking about. There is alot more to the Tasca episode than you know, put an end to it. You have no proof to back up your alligations. Stop making up lies. The Mayor was on a witch hunt, this was all about cutting the payroll at the FPD, Tasca didn't want to retire when asked so the Mayor took matters into her own hands and SHE LOST. Give it a rest why don't you. You spend your days watching the FPD and how they park their cars while off duty if you had any real stones you would watch for drug dealers and take pictures, but your to much of a coward to do that. To get back to the story, the FDP did what they had to do, she made the bad choices that day not the FPD.
Lynch for Mayor

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Jan 2, 2011
 
AAA wrote:
<quoted text>Here we go again, what does Tasca have to do with this? You don;t have a clue what your talking about. There is alot more to the Tasca episode than you know, put an end to it. You have no proof to back up your alligations. Stop making up lies. The Mayor was on a witch hunt, this was all about cutting the payroll at the FPD, Tasca didn't want to retire when asked so the Mayor took matters into her own hands and SHE LOST. Give it a rest why don't you. You spend your days watching the FPD and how they park their cars while off duty if you had any real stones you would watch for drug dealers and take pictures, but your to much of a coward to do that. To get back to the story, the FDP did what they had to do, she made the bad choices that day not the FPD.
Lets begin like this; Why do you post under false IP addresses? You live in Fitchburg! Second, why don't you film drug dealers? I would film drug deals if I knew that something would be done about them! Let me ask, when is the last drug bust in Fitchburg? We need more serious detectives on all three shifts instead of just one shift where nothing happens and the criminals are sleeping!

Holding the fpd responsible is an extremely important need as Fitchburg attempts to create a community enviroment. And if the Mayor and the city attorney made up the allegations of Larceny against Tasca then they both should resign asap! I have never posted anything about Tasca that this paper didn't report to me! Was the paper misquoting Tasca? Lets find out all the facts in this case!! So far both sides agreed not to disclose! This is illegal as they are all public employees and they must disclose!

I look at everything as I would a chess game. Think of all the possibilities, consider both pro and cons and always plan for long term. This is why I constantly call for cameras inside of the police station and an implementation of a serious internal affairs. Without these two needed factors the citizens of Fitchburg will never trust the fpd. This Chief has followed his predocessors in reference to growing a sense of community between the police and the citizens of Fitchburg.

You may think that the parking situation at JRs and the other allowed law breaking in our face by marked cruisers is a small thing! Most people recognize this favoratism as it is being displayed in our face! As Mayor, I can guarantee that these behaviors at JRs will stop immediately! I will have these cars towed and ticketed! I will also personally be present at the scene and I will be a witneess in court if their are any arrest made! The FPD will be held accountable for their actions on day one! I will also make sure that law abiding and hard working police are compensated. I will work towards a new contract where merit promotions will be implemented and seniority will be eliminated!

I will make more advanced equipment available for our police! We must eliminate drugs from Fitchburg.At the same time we must build a sense of community, we will have lights and holiday decorations.

We need to encourage businesses into moving from India and into Fitchburg! We have the infrastructure. We need to concentrate of employing our citizens.With jobs, I will implement incentive programs such as transition programs from public assistance and SSI into paying jobs.
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Jan 2, 2011
 
Lynch for Mayor - clearly DELUSIONAL! Often a symptom of Paranoid Schizophrenia. Good luck on that Mayoral run!
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Jan 2, 2011
 
FYI wrote:
Lynch for Mayor - clearly DELUSIONAL! Often a symptom of Paranoid Schizophrenia. Good luck on that Mayoral run!
I really want to see him run though. He will lose so badly to whoever runs against him. Get that moron DeSalvatore to run against Lynch and he'd wipe the floor with Lynch.
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Jan 3, 2011
 
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I really want to see him run though. He will lose so badly to whoever runs against him. Get that **** DeSalvatore to run against Lynch and he'd wipe the floor with Lynch.
Well papers come out next week. I am ready! Lets rumble! Bring it on! It is time for someone to stand up for the common everyday people in Fitchburg! I am not afraid of the powers or the cliques!

I stand for what is right! I will work for the people of Fitchburg! The unemployment in Fitchburg leads the state! Fitchburg has recieved infrastructure grants to address the unemployment issues within Fitchburg!

I will not be looking for the endorsement of the Police union! I am asking for the votes of the individual police officers as I will make sure that the new contract with the union includes merit promotions and not seniority promotions!

I am also asking for all the unemployed in Fitchburg to register to vote and to support my candiacy! I will bring jobs to Fitchburg! We need someone with guts to lead our city! Every pole on main street will have a wreath on it during the holiday season!

All lights in the city will be turned back on before anyone recieves a pay raise! We need to create and develope a sense of community within Fitchburg! I will fight for state and federal grants to build a connector from route 2 and into Fitchburg!

The get out the vote campaign starts now!!Watch the amount of new registers climb fast! We need to encourage every resident in Fitchburg to register to vote!It is every citizens right to vote, not just 3,000 people, everyone in Fitchburg counts to me!
Lynch for Mayor

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Jan 3, 2011
 
FYI wrote:
Lynch for Mayor - clearly DELUSIONAL! Often a symptom of Paranoid Schizophrenia. Good luck on that Mayoral run!
Thank you for the encouragement! I am the only one out here with guts to display their real name! Many city officials post out here but are afraid to disclose who they are, not me!

I will stand for the interests of all Fitchburg residents! We need to reach out to American corporations who have outsourced all American jobs to India and China! Fitchburg will put out the welcome mat for their return.There is new legislation being drafted that will address the dire circumstances that outsourcing of all American jobs has had on our economy! I am proud to say that I have encouraged this new legislation and I will not stop writing all our law makers in my pursuit.

Remember to vote for Lynch for Mayor

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Feb 23, 2012
 
must be a cop wrote:
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Whoever wrote this is a sick individual! You need help! She was the driver, the other girl went into a store unarmed and stole $70 and a pack of marlboros! The cops knew who the girls were from the video tape! This district Attorney could indict a ham sandwich but never a cop! He is a cop lover and protector 100%.
See what I mean chuggles? Character is an opinion derived from ones behavior and actions over a period of time.

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