Sunday, April 3, 2016

Kid steals police car.

A 14-year old runway from a children's home stole a JPD cruiser from Precinct 3 this evening.  The yewt drove for two miles before his joyride ended.  He apparently couldn't handle a curve and left the road.  The cruiser came to a stop in by some woods and suffered minor damage.  The JPD officer assigned to the car left his keys in the ignition.  Yup.  It is probably a safe prediction that the officer will face some disciplinary action as well as some chewing of the gluteus maximus although it might be a gluteus extremus minumus when the session is over.  The yewt will soon face the face of Judge Skinner. 

24 comments:

Anonymous said...

Say it aint so . . . this could never happen in the "City with Soul".

Can't wait to see how they spin this one.

Anonymous said...

I have noticed police cars of various districts left running in different places while on duty. I was told (not by anyone official) that it was so they could leave quickly if necessary - perhaps that it is silly, but it seemed like a possible explanation. Is it possible the keys are left in the cars for the same reason?

Kingfish said...

I asked that question. I was told the car was not left running but that he simply left the keys in the ignition.

They leave the car running for several reasons. It uses less gas. They also have to turn on and power up several things before they can leave. At least that is what the police have always told me.

Anonymous said...

I can Now see why Kenney Stokes is calling for a Curfew on teens.

Anonymous said...

......."They leave the car running for several reasons. It uses less gas. They also have to turn on and power up several things before they can leave. At least that is what the police have always told me.".......

Yes, a car left idling for 8 hours uses less gas than a car not running for 8 hours. (Too bad I cannot insert a picture of a guy bent over laughing out loud here)

I guess using that same logic, it's safe to believe that if there are less police, there will be less crime.

Anonymous said...

If the car were diesel it would use less fuel to leave it running. No gasoline engines though. And I'm sure they're all about fuel consumption to begin with.

Kingfish said...

Damn straight. And the lights burn out more quickly if turned off than turned on.

Seriously though, and some of the comments have been made in jest, it takes awhile for the computers, dashcams, and other equipment to boot up so the standard practice is to leave the cars running in case they get a call and have to leave immediately. K-9 cars are left running for obvious reasons.

Anonymous said...

When I worked as a policeman, my car was running my entire shift but, I had sense enough to go get a duplicate key so I could lock it whenever I was out of it and prevent situations just like this one from happening.

I guess Common Sense isn't so common anymore!

Johnny Weir said...

Wish I had that kids balls. He'll have bragging rites in the 'Hoodz' for weeks.

Anonymous said...

I know a man who stole a sheriff's deputy car and took it for a ride until they caught him. It cost him nearly 3 months in jail but that was Rankin county.

Anonymous said...

before 10PM? (midnight on the weekends?) Of course, everyone knows that youths don't commit crimes before 10PM (12AM on weekends.)

And yes--this kid is going to be legit on the streets in 3 months...

Anonymous said...

Honestly, some of you commenters need to relax with your hint of racist micro aggression.

When we were 14 and stupid, we "stole" a vehicle at a weekend church lock-in. Crashed it. Then tried to sneak back in to the lock in. Difference is that we were all "good kids" from "good families" at a "good church." So, while the police did become involved, nothing became of it. Now it's a great story to tell people to shock them.

We weren't from the "City with Soul" as 9:53 PM said yesterday, but I guess we were "Vicksburg River Rats."

14 year olds are going to be 14 year olds. Sadly, though, it seems like this kid has no family to guide him or help change this behavior. We all learned from that and grew up to do well. I hope our justice system helps this kid out. Small chance, though.

Anonymous said...

12:23, hate to be the one to break it to you but you were not good kids, from good families, or at a good church. That is all in your mind. If you were around anyone of the three you would know better. You didn't know better and are not a bit different from the thugs in Jackson. Not all 14 year olds are thieves.

Anonymous said...

Back in another lifetime and galaxy far away....I took a Cook Construction steamroller for a joyride around the Jitney Jungle parking lot where we all use to congregate. Does that qualify?

Anonymous said...

in college as a freshman pledge to a frat, along with all the other pledges, went to a chapter of our frat at another school, broke in and took plaques and frat stuff. we made it back to our school and the next weekend the other chapter had to bring lots of beer to ransom back their stuff. good times, until, when in law school, I figured out that technically that was burglary of a dwelling... really, really stupid for an 18 year old.

Anonymous said...

I was told a long, long time ago by a Counseling teacher, "If you want to know why somebody does something, watch for what happens next".

Anonymous said...

2:19

I hate to break it to you, but the world doesn't work as simply and as black and white as you like to believe. Thank you for summarily concluding the type of person I am, where I come from, and my old church. Life must be very easy and convenient for you, passing judgement and dismissing the humanity of others around you so easily based on a single mistake. You continue to do that, keep working hard and you might just make it to Deacon or Elder or Wedding Committee at your church. Actually helping others around you might be a goal a little more difficult to attain.

As evidenced by subsequent comments, the rest of us will be mindful of one another's humanity, reflect on our own ignorant mistakes, be thankful in the people and circumstances that shaped us away from such behaviors, and continue to challenge each other to think of ways we can make ourselves and others around us better.

Anonymous said...

I know how the kid will be received by his friends because I have experience. I stole the drink cart in a golf tournament once, and my friends treated me like a king.

Donuts At Revival said...

What the hell is the 'wedding committee'?

Anonymous said...

5:11, a thief is a thief. Doesn't matter who they are, where they came from, or how good of a person they try to act like.

Anonymous said...

I have a friend who did a teen-joyride at a local airport. Borrowed a small plane and flew it around the Atlanta area. He became an F-15 driver in the Air Force. Not recommending it but it's a true story. He was a really good stick.

Bricks and Bottles said...

I think 9:10 is suggesting this kid might become a cop in Madison.

Anonymous said...

An up and coming common street thug.

Anonymous said...

6:04

Wedding Committee is a special committee team whose farm system and hardest hit recruiting grounds is the Singles area of the Church. Usually in charge of all the very specific minute details of weddings (outside of the external wedding planner) should they happen at a certain church.

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