Thursday, July 19, 2007

Crime News

"He was well done."
Well this is certainly good news in the war on crime. A mother and son, when confronted with a male youth attacking a 7 year old boy, reacted vigorously to rescue the boy. Some of the methods however are unique, Linda Rhodes went to assist her son in apprehending the suspect by using a long barbeque fork and jabbing him in the rear. Deshaun Ridge was arrested by police.
Joe Harn, a spokesman for the Garland Police Department, told MyFOXdfw.com. "These people are heroes."

Gangsta Mom
This story is not so jovial. The term soccer mom has become a suburban cliche, so this just shocks me. A mother, Eva Daley, took her son and seven other youths to a skate park. These yutes your honor belong to the Latin Marijuana Smokers gang and they had a score to settle with a 13 year old named Jose 'Bobby' Cano. After this visit to the skate park, Cano was dead due to multiple stab wounds. Flabbergasted I am and wonder how this could happen. But alas in southern California its not so strange as the article relates.
Similar cases have surfaced in recent months. In a community outside Los Angeles, a 37-year-old mother drove her son's friends to a rival gang member's home for a drive-by shooting, police said. The mother was charged with assault.
In October, police arrested a 42-year-old woman suspected of driving her two sons and three others in an SUV to a Los Angeles neighborhood to scrawl it with graffiti. The charges were dropped for lack of evidence.

If convicted, Daley could get 25 to life on what she is charged.


Mike's America said...

What the F?

These aren't mothers, they are molls.

Hopefully they will be sent to prison and the children removed to better homes.

Anna said...

Should have thought of the 'moll' angel like Ma Barker and her boys.

We can hope the children can be saved, but if the kid is already running in a gang at age 13 there might not be any hope.