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#12295416 - 06/15/17 09:24 AM Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday
get the net Offline
Angler

Registered: 12/13/02
Posts: 308
Loc: tyler,tx,usa
Beware if you park you boat trailer and vehicle at the Lake Palestine Motor Inn on Hwy 155 as last Saturday my truck had the window knocked out of it causing $1300 in damages to window and door and took miscellaneous items from the truck. Another vehicle there also had rods and items stolen out of their truck also breaking out the glass as well. This happened at 240pm last weekend in broad daylight!.Please call Coffee City police if you have any info to share with them as I was the 5th vehicle since Mothers Day to have this happen. The two thieves were in a grey GMC pu as witnesses saw them pull in and leave. Suggest use another ramp as the hotel has no video at the ramp you pay to launch at.

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#12295467 - 06/15/17 09:50 AM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
lakeforkfisherman Offline
Elliptical Mechanic

Registered: 08/04/06
Posts: 9351
Loc: Dallas/Quitman
That sucks. Hate thieves. Karma will catch up to them if the law doesn't.
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#12296318 - 06/15/17 06:41 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
gary purdy Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 11327
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Sounds like another case of idiots trying to commit suicide. Help them.
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#12296324 - 06/15/17 06:47 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
Usmc826 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/20/17
Posts: 36
Loc: Oak leaf, Tx
Anyone seen breaking into my truck please shoot on the spot.

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#12296342 - 06/15/17 06:59 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
JCHANDLER Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/15/12
Posts: 247
The Motor inn is crack haven! Enter at your own risk! If you stay their, sleep in your rain suite.

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#12296491 - 06/15/17 09:07 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
crankn101 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/12/07
Posts: 4265
Loc: Longmont co.
Hows the "war on drugs" treating you guys down there?


Unbelievable

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#12296534 - 06/15/17 09:35 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
Toadrustler Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/14/08
Posts: 1320
Loc: lake palestine ,tx
Henderson county is big and the sheriff dept isn't. Meth is realitively cheap and makes people in poor situations feel great about where they are. I live right down the road from flat creek. I see it every day and it makes me sick. But it's everywhere.

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#12296593 - 06/15/17 10:13 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
MadFluker Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/30/16
Posts: 99
The west side of lake palestine needs a major dose of GENTRIFICATION.

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#12296604 - 06/15/17 10:18 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: MadFluker]
Toadrustler Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/14/08
Posts: 1320
Loc: lake palestine ,tx
Originally Posted By: MadFluker
The west side of lake palestine needs a major dose of GENTRIFICATION.
not yet I'm buying lots for less than a high end trolling motor. Let me get forty or so then you can gentrify or whatever your talking about.

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#12296611 - 06/15/17 10:24 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
MadFluker Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/30/16
Posts: 99
Me too. Best deal on lake lots in Texas

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#12296685 - 06/15/17 11:44 PM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
Champion 221 Elite Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/12/09
Posts: 917
Loc: Grand Saline, Texas
There were several vehicles broken into last Saturday also at the Flat Creek public boat ramp.
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#12296986 - 06/16/17 09:22 AM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: Toadrustler]
bigfishtx Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/05/10
Posts: 3655
Loc: Justin, TX
Originally Posted By: Toadrustler
Henderson county is big and the sheriff dept isn't. Meth is realitively cheap and makes people in poor situations feel great about where they are. I live right down the road from flat creek. I see it every day and it makes me sick. But it's everywhere.


I hear ya on that. I spent every summer for about 8 years in that area late 70s early 80s. My parents still have a house in Point Royal. It was shady back when I was a kid, Mr. Ashcrafts (Crafts Store on 315) son was deep in all the "Smith County Justice" stuff. It looks to have gone downhill even further. But with the new developments in Caney area, that area will eventually clean up. The new marina in Flat Creek (Twin Oaks) looks like it's going to be nice.

Twin Oaks West, or whatever it is just across 315, is very interesting. I won't post the address up, but about 12 boathouses back from the bridge on the left, on Sand Jack Road, there's a pier with so much junk on it it looks like they tried to have a garage sale on it. There's a broke down trailer house and a shack, a couple of broke down vehicles in the yard and lots of assorted yard art. Careful fishing that dock, I got hung on some line hanging down and while untangling it, 3 or 4 people came running out of the shacks, then running back in, then a guy comes out with a pistol. I look up and he's drawn down on me.

That would be a good lot to buy and scrape clean. grin
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#12297024 - 06/16/17 09:38 AM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
reeltexan Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/03/06
Posts: 2390
Loc: Ovilla, TEXAS


Going good, just need more prisons and cops.
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#12297206 - 06/16/17 11:03 AM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
texasbassdude Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/31/08
Posts: 158
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Before anyone decides to go all "The Rifleman" on someone breaking into your truck, I'd be 200% sure you knew all of the definitions of the terms that are mentioned in Chapter 9 of the Penal Code.

Sec. 9.42. DEADLY FORCE TO PROTECT PROPERTY. A person is justified in using deadly force against another to protect land or tangible, movable property:

(1) if he would be justified in using force against the other under Section 9.41; and

(2) when and to the degree he reasonably believes the deadly force is immediately necessary:

(A) to prevent the other's imminent commission of arson, burglary, robbery, aggravated robbery, theft during the nighttime, or criminal mischief during the nighttime; or

(B) to prevent the other who is fleeing immediately after committing burglary, robbery, aggravated robbery, or theft during the nighttime from escaping with the property;


The way I read the definitions, someone simply breaking into a vehicle isn't burglary or robbery, so if you want to play Chuck Connors, it'd better be during the nighttime. I personally, don't want to risk a manslaughter charge over someone simply taking stuff. Now, if you approach them and they pull out a weapon, that's a different ballgame.

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#12297223 - 06/16/17 11:08 AM Re: Palestine vehicles vandalized at boat ramp last Saturday [Re: get the net]
fouzman Offline
Methuselah

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 45977
Loc: Houston, TX
Lots of folks talk about it. Few EVER do it. Thankfully, because the few who do typically end up losing it all in legal fees.
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