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Friday, December 30, 2022

As a deadly and historic blizzard barreled through Erie County, New York, last weekend, some residents found themselves in a dire scenario ...




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Dude's a stone groove Hero. The genuine article.

The Cops won't charge him for B&E, him being white and all.

......just kidding.

#1 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2022-12-30 08:03 PM | Reply

In North Carolina, that's a capital offense.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-12-30 08:17 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I almost had to do the same thing some years back.

Laws exist to help society.

In situations like this do what you must let the lawyers argue months later when no ones lives are in danger.

I love that he left a formal apology letter.

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2022-12-30 08:40 PM | Reply

Necessity Defense in Criminal Cases

The defense of necessity may apply when an individual commits a criminal act during an emergency situation in order to prevent a greater harm from happening. In such circumstances, our legal system typically excuses the individual's criminal act because it was justified, or finds that no criminal act has occurred. Although necessity may seem like a defense that would be commonly invoked by defendants seeking to avoid criminal charges, its application is limited by several important requirements:

#4 | Posted by et_al at 2022-12-30 08:54 PM | Reply

Right complexion

#5 | Posted by fresno500 at 2022-12-31 02:44 AM | Reply

This is an example where it is ok to break into a building... this is a hero. Not guys who buy guns and play war on a civil society.

#6 | Posted by Brennnn at 2022-12-31 07:24 AM | Reply


Seems like this guy would have a shot at necessity defense. Not that he'll need it since the chief of police called him a hero, and no prosecutor in his right mind will go for charges.

#7 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2022-12-31 07:45 AM | Reply

I don't think anything will happen to him. He did the right thing.

#8 | Posted by wolfdog at 2022-12-31 12:33 PM | Reply


"The Cops won't charge him for B&E, him being white and all."

Come honest.

If they had been....umm...a different likely is it they would have ransacked the place?

#9 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2022-12-31 05:21 PM | Reply

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