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Spirit of the Holidays

Officers with the FBI and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation along with deputies from the Cherokee County sheriff's office tore apart Juanita Lane's home, tearing holes in the walls, ripping out windows and throwing her furniture, Christmas tree and children's toys out on the lawn.  They say they were looking for a fugitive wanted for burglary and drug possession, among other charges. They didn't find him. Neighbors said Lane repeatedly told him he wasn't there.

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    And nothing else happened.

    CB

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Not true. They plan to pay for the damage. With your money. Which will never happen anyway.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    "As for why specific tactics were utilized or items removed, those questions would need to be directed to the teams involved in that action," Groves wrote in an email to the Globe. "The teams utilized were from the KBI and FBI. The FBI indicated yesterday (Tuesday) that they would be paying for the damages to the home."

    Now that's the kind of leadership you want in the highest elected law enforcement professional in your county.

  • LarryA||

    I think they misspelled "KGB."

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Groves wrote that "law enforcement used the information they had at the time, believing it to be accurate, to make decisions that would mitigate risks to the community, officers or the public."

    But mostly to officers. And it gave the boys some much needed release before the tough holiday season of getting drunk and covering for each others domestic abuse.

  • SimonJester||

    Was the fugitive a cat? Or a midget? Or a midget cat? Why the hell did they put holes in the walls and throw shit out a window? How does that make sense?

  • Scarecrow & WoodChipper Repair||

    There are 7 deaths a year from Christmas tree fires. How many cops do you want to die this Christmas from criminals throwing flaming Christmas trees?

  • Dallas H.||

    I guess you have to make sure he's not hiding in the tree or the PlayStation.

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