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Re: Shooting Last Night

piaa
December 01, 2012 02:20PM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 582

So very glad you are OK Rotohead

Pia

Re: Shooting Last Night

speee1dy
December 01, 2012 03:08PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,374

you can bring your own, contact one of the shooting rages on island to find out what you need to do in order for you to have guns in your house and how to get them here. just do it the legal way

Re: Shooting Last Night

jostvandog
December 01, 2012 03:57PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 206

Hopefully that 3rd piece of human scum wont be out on the street in two months to get his buddies to retailate.

Re: Shooting Last Night
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rotorhead
December 01, 2012 04:13PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,445

Thanks for the support. One of the Police Officers who interviewed me is also on VINow. He said he knows that I am outspoken on this forum but suggested that I not talk about this incident. Better for their case if fewer details are known to the public.

Thanks,
John

P.S. For those who asked. Both of our dogs. Big Rambo and Little Speedbump came through this ok as well.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/01/2012 04:36PM by rotorhead.

Re: Shooting Last Night

CAtoSTX
December 01, 2012 04:14PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 592

AandA - make sure you do it by the letter of the law because it's a nasty mess if it's not done properly.

Re: Shooting Last Night

Jumbie
December 01, 2012 04:15PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 666

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jostvandog
Hopefully that 3rd piece of human scum wont be out on the street in two months to get his buddies to retailate.

Was a 17 yr old in the YRC program. Going to jail and hopefully will have to remain in jail.

Jumbie

Re: Shooting Last Night

picaflores
December 01, 2012 04:31PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 160

To John (rotor): That makes sense, totally understandable, just did not think about that when I was writing my post...

Take care!

STX

Re: Shooting Last Night

STXjill
December 01, 2012 04:44PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 215

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AandA2VI
I'm actually kind of curious, do people generally keep their own protection in house, guns specifically? Tasers? Thinking maybe I should bring one of the two with us. Besides be aware, what can people do just as precautions? As a newbie any info would help smiling

Contact John Canegata at D & J Shooting Gallery 340.713.9058. If you do bring your firearm, you can have them store it for you while you go through the permit process. I would also VERY strongly suggest bringing a firearm safe that bolts to the floor.

It took my husband and I a long time to obtain our permits, perhaps you'll have better luck if you choose to go that route. We had to start the process over because there was a small water stain on our paperwork, then they lost the paperwork, then we took a break from the process for a couple of years because it was so frustrating. Hopefully the process is quicker now, our firearm lived at D&J's for years.thinking

Re: Shooting Last Night

AandA2VI
December 01, 2012 05:43PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 2,112

^ will do thanks. I used to have my cc permit in AZ, years ago for a 45. I would prefer not to have a gun now days, but we've been thinking about that or a taser to take with. I grew up in TX on a ranch and very comfortable with guns... The boyfriend, not so much thou, i would need him to take some training first.

Re: Shooting Last Night

DixieChick
December 01, 2012 05:57PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 1,495

glad ALL made it out safely. mr. and mrs and the dogs

Re: Shooting Last Night

DaChief
December 01, 2012 08:54PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 129

Thank God Rotor and his wife are ok...This sort of thing is really very scary to say the very least. Somehow, someway, could this be the gang that murdered Bob Johnson? Police should be looking into this too....

Re: Shooting Last Night

DixieChick
December 01, 2012 09:14PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 1,495

havent heard anything else concerning the bob johnson invasion. your right dachief could they possibly be linked.

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Novanut
December 01, 2012 09:33PM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 897

Very glad you and the Missus made it through safely. Do they have a law against Daktari and blowguns here? Just curious...

Re: Shooting Last Night

Beeski
December 01, 2012 09:50PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 615

So glad Roto and his much better half are ok.
More details in the Daily News story: [virginislandsdailynews.com]

Re: Shooting Last Night

stxem
December 01, 2012 09:59PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 832

Glad you are okay Roto!

Re: Shooting Last Night

speee1dy
December 02, 2012 05:51AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,374

aanda, you might only be able to get a permit to have a gun in your house-really hard to get a carry permit

Re: Shooting Last Night

AandA2VI
December 02, 2012 03:42PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 2,112

Oh I don't need a CC permit. I did some reading and its all over the board. Looks like tasers are complete illegal? I am going to talk to John at the shooting gallery tomorrow and see whats the best option. I think it may be buy one there if we decide on it simply because the process seems to take some time.

Re: Shooting Last Night

noOne
December 02, 2012 03:45PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 1,495

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AandA2VI
Oh I don't need a CC permit. I did some reading and its all over the board. Looks like tasers are complete illegal? I am going to talk to John at the shooting gallery tomorrow and see whats the best option. I think it may be buy one there if we decide on it simply because the process seems to take some time.

Make sure you get a full power real taser. I have one of the cheep knockoffs, and even though it burns my skin it does not incapacitate me. (yeah I tried it out a few times on myself)

Re: Shooting Last Night

speee1dy
December 02, 2012 04:54PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,374

worse comes to worse-use wasp spray

Re: Shooting Last Night

Alana33
December 02, 2012 08:36PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,674

Wasp spray works very well. Always carry in the truck.

Re: Shooting Last Night

Neil
December 02, 2012 09:33PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 988

I fail to see how the possession of a taser or handgun would have ended well at roto's house against 3 armed burglars.

Better to install ADT with alod panic alarm and cameras.

Re: Shooting Last Night

ICEMAN
December 02, 2012 10:20PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 90

I agree with Neil. Its like bringing a knife to a gunfight. Bad Idea.

First line of defense needs to be dogs in a fenced yard, and big ones. Not a guarantee but a deterrent for sure. Easier to find a place with no dogs to hit. But like I said is no sure thing.

Re: Shooting Last Night

Ms Information
December 02, 2012 11:12PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 411

Quote
ICEMAN
I agree with Neil. Its like bringing a knife to a gunfight. Bad Idea.

First line of defense needs to be dogs in a fenced yard, and big ones. Not a guarantee but a deterrent for sure. Easier to find a place with no dogs to hit. But like I said is no sure thing.

Sorry rotorman

Even worse to read these solutions for self defense. It didn't use to be that way.... What has happened to our island paradise. We never locked our doors or worried about being safe...It is a different world today.

Re: Shooting Last Night

susan56
December 03, 2012 03:24AM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 147

Once again...you all wonder why I left????

Re: Shooting Last Night

DixieChick
December 03, 2012 07:15AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 1,495

right ms. i never locked my door. but it is different now.

have you heard of another shooting? girl shot in legs after robbery?

do neighborhood watches really work? there is always so much coming and going in our neighborhood with yard workers and construction.

dogs can be shot or poisoned.

what about flare guns???? works in the movies.

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