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Mon Dec 31, 2012, 03:53 PM

Maine Man in Court for Shooting Deaths of Tenants

Source: ABC News

A 74-year-old Maine man has made his first court appearance on charges he fatally shot two tenants after a possible dispute on where they parked their cars during a snowstorm.

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/maine-man-court-shooting-deaths-tenants-18102672#.UOH6n3fDt8E



These drivers should have been armed and prepared to defend themselves. How silly of them not to have been packing heat!

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Reply Maine Man in Court for Shooting Deaths of Tenants (Original post)
tabasco Dec 2012 OP
darkangel218 Dec 2012 #1
tabasco Dec 2012 #2
darkangel218 Dec 2012 #4
tabasco Dec 2012 #9
Marrah_G Dec 2012 #11
darkangel218 Dec 2012 #12
hrmjustin Dec 2012 #3
Hoyt Dec 2012 #5
ProgressiveProfessor Dec 2012 #8
xocet Dec 2012 #6
Judi Lynn Dec 2012 #7
farminator3000 Dec 2012 #10
Hoyt Dec 2012 #13
mainer Jan 2013 #14
obamanut2012 Jan 2013 #15
mainer Jan 2013 #16
obamanut2012 Jan 2013 #17

Response to tabasco (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 03:57 PM

1. There was a thread in the gungeon about the shooter

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:03 PM

2. Like everywhere else, a lot of DU'ers live in fear

I'm sure this murderer had a gun because he lived in fear --- and he ended up being the terrorist.

How sad to need a gun to feel safe. I call it cowardice.

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Response to tabasco (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:06 PM

4. Actually

Jpak is anti RKBA. I hope is not him.

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 07:28 PM

9. I have no idea what you're talking about.

Whoever the motherfucker is - - he's a filthy murderer who needed to have a gun to feel like a big man.

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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:27 PM

11. My guess is not him...

I don't think he is particularly a fan of guns.

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Response to Marrah_G (Reply #11)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:32 PM

12. Youre right, he wasnt too fond of guns.

I doubt it was him too. Happy New Year btw to everyone! I'm stuck at work

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Response to tabasco (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:27 PM

5. It's not a DUer, just more crap from the pro-gun infested Gungeon. Shooters kids should have taken


guns away from the angry old man with a gun(s).

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Response to Hoyt (Reply #5)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 06:35 PM

8. Are you positive? Has he posted since?

Those asking are not posting crap...the concern is genuine.

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Response to tabasco (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:56 PM

6. Here is the story from the Daily Mail....

Pictured: Landlord, 74, appears in court after he 'shot dead two tenants in dispute over parking cars'

Police say James Pak shot three of his tenants after arguing with them on Saturday afternoon
Derrick Thompson, 19, and his girlfriend Alivia Welch, 18, were killed; Thompson's mother Susan Johnson, 44, was wounded
Police had been called to the home after an argument turned physical


By Michael Zennie

PUBLISHED: 15:23 EST, 31 December 2012 | UPDATED: 15:51 EST, 31 December 2012



A 74-year-old man has made his first court appearance today after he allegedly shot dead two tenants following a dispute on where they parked their cars during a snowstorm.

James Pak did not enter a plea during a brief court appearance on Monday afternoon in York County Superior Court in Alfred, Maine. He is being held without bail, according to Deputy Attorney General Bill Stokes.

Pak is charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of 19-year-old Derrick Thompson and his 18-year-old girlfriend Alivia Welch in Biddeford.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2255427/Landlord-James-Pak-74-appears-court-shot-dead-tenants-dispute-parking-cars.html#ixzz2GfXo1ldw


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Response to tabasco (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 05:00 PM

7. Well, if the tenants didn't want to be shot, they should have paid their rent.

That's the line of logic some DU poseurs apply to tasers, police shootings, etc.

Nice and neat. And evil.

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Response to tabasco (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:18 PM

10. here's a longer article..yikes

http://www.pressherald.com/news/Biddeford-man-.html?pageType=mobile&id=1

Several neighbors, who said they heard the argument over parking, said Pak was known for his short temper.

Andrew Lemelin, 19, who lives across the street from the Pak home, said that Pak is known in the neighborhood for getting angry at his neighbors.

Lemelin said he had done some work for Pak earlier this year.

Pak was not happy with the teenager's performance and wrote a letter to Lemelin's father asking for his wages back. Lemelin said his father declined to repay the wages. Pak then left a message on the Lemelins' answering machine that Lemelin described as disturbing and threatening.

Lemelin said his family turned the message over to Biddeford police but nothing more came of the incident.

"He seemed like the kind of person who could deal with it without guns," Lemelin said.

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Response to tabasco (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 10:49 PM

13. Fine law-abiding gun toter, until he wasn't.

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Response to tabasco (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 08:22 AM

14. 74, and drastic personality change since leaving Vermont...

and also drunk. Anyone want to guess this is early dementia?

Why is it we can take driving privileges away from incompetent seniors, but we can't take away their guns?

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Response to mainer (Reply #14)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 09:13 AM

15. You can

I know people whose relatives have had their guns seized because of dementia. It's just a more complicated process than a DL, because there's a test the DMV can make you take. Even then, if you pass the tests, they can't take your DL without a court order, order from several physician's, or whatever protocols your state has in place.

Someone needs to be legally declared incompetent to get guns seized, and that isn't an easy process.

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Response to obamanut2012 (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 09:23 AM

16. When my gun-owning dad got dementia

we had to sneak into his closet and secretly dismantle his gun. It was the quickest way to make sure it happened. Plus, when a gun-loving senior realizes you're about to take away his weapons, all hell can break loose.

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Response to mainer (Reply #16)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 09:29 AM

17. Or you can do that, too

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