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Old 26-12-2012, 14:22   #151
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Perhaps one thing we can learn from this is that if you do encounter someone on your boat or trying to board your boat and do repel them, that you should probably contact the authorities.

Had he contacted them, it may have changed the appearance of the incident in the eyes of the authorities. Furthermore, its probably always best not to say any more than you need to when speaking to the police.
Perchance it is my "urban upbringing" but the take away for me that if #%#! comes down, don't linger. Get the hell outta
Dodge ASAP!! The alleged event happened in May and he was arrested in June.

Knowing that the attacker was okay when he left the boat, nothing good could happen from hanging around. If the attacker had not departed this earth, he could have come back thoroughly pissed about loosing and bringing some friends. To me an appropriate response would be to leave the mooring immediately. If questioned, there is a logical reason- fear of further attack.

Lets hope that the truth comes out and the cruiser walks.

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Old 26-12-2012, 15:32   #152
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he could have come back thoroughly pissed about loosing and bringing some friends.

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Somewhere in there it mentions that the thief may have been abandoned by his accomplices.
With friends like that who needs enemas?

Maybe they knew him better than us.
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Hate enemas!!!!
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The coppers probably described the amazing amount of legal crap he was now about to be dragged through, and so the moist man decided to get it over with and just cark it on the spot.
That's a new take on death in custody.

In Oz a death in custody causes all sorts of hassel for the Police. Turn it around and take the heat away.
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My main concern is that a fellow cruiser is being imprisioned wrongfully.
You simply don't know that.

The amount of conclusion jumping, chest thumping, strutting, posing and arm waving in this thread makes me question the wisdom of identifying myself as a member of this community.

Fortunately, I'm quite new, and don't feel committed.
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If you can't find the humor in the strutters, chest thumpers, and posers, then perhaps you take this too seriously.
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Five years in prison without even being charged? That's crazy....
Right. What government could possibly do such things? Uncharged Prisoner Dies In Detention
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Perchance it is my "urban upbringing" but the take away for me that if #%#! comes down, don't linger. Get the hell outta
Dodge ASAP!! The alleged event happened in May and he was arrested in June.

Knowing that the attacker was okay when he left the boat, nothing good could happen from hanging around. If the attacker had not departed this earth, he could have come back thoroughly pissed about loosing and bringing some friends. To me an appropriate response would be to leave the mooring immediately. If questioned, there is a logical reason- fear of further attack.

Lets hope that the truth comes out and the cruiser walks.

Bill
Running could be taken as an admission of guilt. In this case there is a possible criminal charge. You don't want to be a fugitive. What you should do is make an immediate report to the police.

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Right. What government could possibly do such things? Uncharged Prisoner Dies In Detention

Oh, I have no illusions that my government is any better. Quite the opposite.
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Running could be taken as an admission of guilt. In this case there is a possible criminal charge. You don't want to be a fugitive. What you should do is make an immediate report to the police.

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I would rather be a fugitive than a prisoner in some of the back wood places I have been thru...
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Those charged with serious crimes spent an estimated six months to five years in pretrial detention.
In March prisoner Eugene St. Romain, who alleged that he had been detained but never tried since April 2004 on a charge of murder,
This guy could be on remand for a long time!
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You simply don't know that.

The amount of conclusion jumping, chest thumping, strutting, posing and arm waving in this thread makes me question the wisdom of identifying myself as a member of this community.
that's easily fixed
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The amount of conclusion jumping, chest thumping, strutting, posing and arm waving in this thread makes me question the wisdom of identifying myself as a member of this community d.
As no other forum is carying the story you are lucky to be here and hearing about it at all.
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You simply don't know that.

The amount of conclusion jumping, chest thumping, strutting, posing and arm waving in this thread makes me question the wisdom of identifying myself as a member of this community.

Fortunately, I'm quite new, and don't feel committed.
You are right, we do not know anything really, except that a person is being held in jail, and everything I have read has pointed in the direction of being there wrongfully. What ever happened to being innocent until proven gulty? There are quite a few that would like to believe that this man must have done something wrong or he would not be there. I ask you all, what if he has done nothing wrong, what if this was you?
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Re: In Prison in St Lucia

Wonder if the incident happen in Rodney Bay area, be there dozen of times i never hear of any boarding with crew onboard, Gross islet is a Crack market full of drug dealers , we dont know what happen and we dont know the whole history , and as i say before there is no autopsy info anywhere , so we dont know the real cause of death, pure speculation.... but sounds to me a bad drug deal......who know?
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