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Offline Jopo

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Caught red-handed?
« on: May 03, 2007, 10:38:00 am »
Worth watching the follow-up to see if prosecution is succesful.

http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200770429009



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Offline paul

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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2007, 12:15:25 pm »
Jopo - I looked at the page in the link and only got the header with no content.

Any chance of a brief synopsis?
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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2007, 02:19:50 pm »
Link works OK for me, but just incase the story is basically:

"A man was rescued this morning from a cave in Indiana, about seven hours after he fell about 15 feet in an underground shaft. The man was with two friends caving on private property in a remote area when he fell. He suffered only minor injuries in the fall.

Their sport utility vehicle had become stuck, and that’s when they went into two caves.

All three men were charged with criminal trespass. Other charges are pending. Conservation officials are considering charges of trespassing in a cave, removal of a cave formation and cave vandalism, allegedly for spray-painting inside a cave."
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Offline Peter Burgess

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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2007, 02:54:00 pm »
http://www.caves.org/soapbox/viewtopic.php?t=4359

It might be worth checking here for any updates.

Offline Cap'n Chris

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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2007, 04:24:53 pm »
All the evidence is circumstantial, from my reading of events; like the Swildon's incident - unless you've actually got video footage of the damage occurring and/or at least two witnesses who saw the damage being done then on the basis of reasonable doubt, were it being tested in the UK, the case would fail at the first hurdle.

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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2007, 06:59:09 pm »
I can imagine if they can match the paint type and hand writing, then the evidence is increased.

Offline ditzy

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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2007, 08:55:14 am »
then it would be totally busted!

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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2007, 06:47:05 pm »
?

I thought Busted split up?

Offline ditzy

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Re: Caught red-handed?
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2007, 09:28:20 pm »
took me a wile to realise what your on about there  :lol:and i dont mean that tipe of busted lol as in caught!

 

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