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Send this boy to Iraq.
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Ron/PA    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:10:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
Let some them Marines find his punishment!

Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Dead Marine

Published: Nov 24, 2004 11:48 PM EST

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A man pleaded guilty Wednesday to ransacking the apartment of a newlywed Marine reservist killed in Iraq, breaking in while his widow was with family members planning the soldier's funeral.

Prosecutors said Kevin Selvoski, 24, and an alleged accomplice stole a computer and video games to buy heroin.
"You have an individual who paid the ultimate price for his country and they gave him a slap in the face by robbing him and his widow," said prosecutor Robert Sander.
Prosecutors said Selvoski had called the widow of Cpl. John Todd, 25, and expressed his condolences.
Selvoski, who also faces prison time for probation violations, pleaded guilty to burglary, criminal conspiracy and possession of heroin; under a plea deal, he has agreed to testify against his alleged accomplice. No sentencing date was set.
Todd's widow, Colleen, and his parents were at the hearing along with two uniformed Marines.
"I'd like to see both of them go away for an extremely long time," said Gunnery Sgt. Johnnie Walker, a public affairs officer. Family members declined to comment.



RN    Posted 11-27-2004 at 19:13:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mine clearing detail, first in house to check for booby traps, point man to draw sniper fire. All sorts of high risk jobs needing minimal training available now. RN


Gotta idea....    Posted 11-27-2004 at 11:24:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
LORD, don't send him to Iraq! He'd get rich robbing the dead! I think he should be taken to the frozen north, put in the middle of an iceberg,stripped naked as a jaybird,and told to walk home! If he makes it (smile) we will talk about what punishment is in store for him, beginning with a blindfold and a wall....


JoeK    Posted 11-27-2004 at 07:28:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
No need for a mob scene......one vet,1 bullet.


DD    Posted 11-27-2004 at 07:27:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
I've always heard that some folks aint worth the powder it'd take to blow them up...in this idjits case I'd make an exception ; )


Sid    Posted 11-27-2004 at 06:55:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
I think sending him to a battle feild is too good for him and not good enough for his victims. Give him a job making liscene plate pay him 75 cents an hour send his paycheck to his victims. By the time he has paid at least 50,000 or so then start his sentenc to about 20 years hard labor.


Salmoneye    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:14:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Send this boy to Iraq.

Naked...With a Star Of David painted on his back...

And 'Allah Sucks' tattooed on his chest...




Alias    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:23:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
And, leading a pot bellied pig.


steve19438    Posted 11-27-2004 at 06:40:34       [Reply]  [Send Email]
what do you have against pigs?


lol    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:34:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
I tried to get the 'unclean animal' worked in there, but came up blank...

Salmoneye,


Alias    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:52:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Coulda tried "Eating a Poke Chop" LOL


Or...    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:57:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Tie it around his neck...



Fawteen    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:15:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
That'd work too...":^)


Fawteen    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:13:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
I don't think ya need to waste the money sending him alla way to Iraq. Nearest military installation of ANY stripe would be happy to accomodate him.

I'd be willing to donate to the transportation fund. Be ya could make a junior fortune selling videos of it too...


SusieQ    Posted 11-27-2004 at 05:46:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
Nah...............stand him up against a wall, and shoot him....no need to inflict him on honest military folks.


Old Sarge    Posted 11-27-2004 at 07:48:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Susie Q you just don't understand the military mindset. There are ways and then there are WAYS to eliminate problem children like that within the ranks.

Old Army style was: A barracks thief was punished before he ever got to the 1st Sgt.'s office. Normally he fell down the stairs getting there. WHAT you lived in a one story building? What about the one step getting out of it?

1st Sgt.'s comment usually was "Poor lad, take him to the dispensary and have the medics check him out." Then we'll discuss punishment.


Fawteen    Posted 11-27-2004 at 08:26:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yep.

Them showers was dangerous too. Lotta fellers slipped and fell in there. Some of 'em several times...


Jet9N    Posted 11-27-2004 at 08:53:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
Even blankets could inflict lots of bruises. LOL

Jet


Short Round    Posted 11-27-2004 at 13:14:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
Or the pillow cases with a bar of soap in them, nothing like a good old "blanket party"


Fawteen    Posted 11-27-2004 at 08:58:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
Oh, yeah. Dang ol' wool things anyway. They was some warm, but by golly, they could put a whoopin' on ya!


Sid    Posted 11-27-2004 at 08:15:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
I heard a discussion between a young 2Lt. and Master Sgt. one time. It seems a thief had fell down the stairs after he was caught, and 2Lt. thought the matter should be investigated. He just could not see how the young man could get hurt so bad just falling down the stairs. The Master Sgt. patiently explained that such common mishaps did not to be investaged. He did assure the young Lt. that if any of his men ever fell up the stairs he would be more than happy for the Lt. to feel free to investigate.


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