Crazy road rager stopped with a grappler

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2020/11/12/crazy-road-rager-stopped-with-a-grappler.html

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That thing is awesome. A proto tractor beam.

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Is Maracopa County like the Florida of the southwest or something? Very interesting video, I had no idea this even existed!

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Yes, they have had some crazy law enforcement leaders there, most infamously Joe Arpaio:

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I had never heard of this thing before.

Seems to work really well, and is much better and safer than ramming them off the road.

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That’s a rough 39.

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No attempted murder charge?

Oh, it’s a white lady…

Try that BS with darker skin, and there wouldn’t be a grappler. It would be a firearm.

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According to this https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2020/10/02/amy-sharie-pierce-arrested-after-chasing-ramming-vehicle-10/5892096002/

She “was intoxicated at the time of her arrest and said that she believed the car she was ramming was being driven by her ex-husband, and she was attempting to prevent him from getting away.”

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Fuck yeah, that’s some Batman shit.

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There. Done and explained. TY.

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I was also thnking about “Where does he get those wonderful toys?”

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My first response was wow interesting. Second response “Maricopa”

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Which went to Biden this year…

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Eh, maybe they will have to tack that on later, but IIRC attempted murder requires that they prove that the perpetrator’s intent was to murder. Which would be way more difficult than the clear assault seen on video.

And no, they don’t typically shoot out of moving vehicles (they do in Brazil, though!) Though the arrest itself might have ended worse if they weren’t white.

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Look, I get it. After the clueless Bently matched my speed so I couldn’t merge, and then tried to change lanes into me a mile down the road, we all fantasize about doing a PIT maneuver and watch it spin out into a ditch, catching the earth and flipping end over end, contents of the car flying out of the windows…


Oh! Yes, uh, where was I. Uh, oh yeah. The point is you don’t actually try to assault someone on the road. Also - try not to drive drunk. It helps.

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Wow, the reveal at the end, though not unbelievable, was a surprise. Honestly expecting bald white man but Karen meets expectations.

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Is that a stick of butter in the lower right corner?

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They’re also very tasty…

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Since I’m old, Scorpion was my first thought:
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GET OVER HERE!

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Now all we need is shields. I can’t imagine what the victim was going through, dealing with this person who would not stop.

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