Re: True Story-Sad
Posted by Kitty.J on 10/06/05
On 2/19/05, los wrote:
> EDGEWATER, Fla. - A firefighter accused of biting
> off a pet parrot at a party was charged with felony
> cruelty Monday and placed on administrative leave.
> Lt. Bruce Coates, 34, was booked into the Volusia
> Branch Jail but was expected be released on his own
> recognizance after meeting with court officials
> jail official said.
> Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson said witnesses told
> deputies that the off-duty Coates was at a party
> Sunday when he took the Quaker parrot, valued at
> someone else's shoulder, put the bird's head in his
> and bit it off.
> The parrot's owner later called the sheriff's office.
> Coates told deputies he had been drinking alcohol and
> not remember what happened. However, he was
> offered to replace the parrot, Davidson told The
> Beach News-Journal.
> Edgewater Fire Chief Tracey Barlow said Coates, with
> department since 1991, came to him Sunday and told
> about the incident.
> He will stay on leave with pay pending the outcome
> investigation, Edgewater fire spokeswoman Jennifer
That should be called Murder. I believe if you kill a human
when you're drunk and if you kill a bird, its all the same-
taking life... He should have 1st degree Murder.
Posts on this thread, including this one
- True Story-Sad, 2/19/05, by los.
- Re: True Story-Sad, 2/20/05, by LindaC in OK.
- Re: True Story-Sad, 2/22/05, by Terra.
- Re: True Story-to Terra, 2/22/05, by MKay.
- Re: True Story-Sad, 10/04/05, by Amberly.
- Re: True Story-Sad, 10/06/05, by Kitty.J.
- Re: True Story-to Terra, 10/07/05, by Mickie/ To Terra.