Trinity closed Thursday due to Brohm related threat

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    I don't do Facebook but my wife showed me several comments there that said they actually felt sorry for the guy. Unbelievable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHAMROCK69 View Post
    I don't do Facebook but my wife showed me several comments there that said they actually felt sorry for the guy. Unbelievable.
    I feel sorry for him.

    I saw the tweets as they were happening in real time. They were obviously tongue-in-cheek and never once did it cross my mind that they were serious.

    Taken out of that context, I can see why SMPD and LMPD took them seriously and acted accordingly.

    No matter what happens in the end, the longer this guy has a felony charge hanging over him for something like this, I'm going to think that's unfortunate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantNKY View Post
    Itís also ok to agree to disagree. But I just donít see how anyone looks at that tweet and decides it should have escalated to this. I understand what youíre saying completely. I just donít think it applies to this scenario.
    I'm fine with disagreeing. However, you didn't answer my question. But we know the answer. You can't be 100% sure.

    Monday morning quarterbacking is easy. When you have to make the call that might possibly affect lives, it is quite different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by True blue (and gold) View Post
    I'm fine with disagreeing. However, you didn't answer my question. But we know the answer. You can't be 100% sure.

    Monday morning quarterbacking is easy. When you have to make the call that might possibly affect lives, it is quite different.
    I am 100% sure based on reading those tweets that there was never any threat to Trinity HS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    I feel sorry for him.

    I saw the tweets as they were happening in real time. They were obviously tongue-in-cheek and never once did it cross my mind that they were serious.

    Taken out of that context, I can see why SMPD and LMPD took them seriously and acted accordingly.

    No matter what happens in the end, the longer this guy has a felony charge hanging over him for something like this, I'm going to think that's unfortunate.
    Legally what is he looking at? This should be a pretty simple case for the defense right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantNKY View Post
    I am 100% sure based on reading those tweets that there was never any threat to Trinity HS.

    Not sure how you would know more than the police or Trinity administration, who have been trained are pretty much experts here. But ok.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bengal Maniac View Post
    Not sure how you would know more than the police or Trinity administration, who have been trained are pretty much experts here. But ok.
    Clearly they haven’t been trained in the art of sarcasm.

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    I don’t fault the school for closing or the police for taking action. I don’t think this man deserves a felony on his record but he needs to know that it’s not okay to joke about threatening the lives of children.

    What if the lady in New Jersey would have dismissed the guy in Lawrenceburg as a joke?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantNKY View Post
    Legally what is he looking at? This should be a pretty simple case for the defense right?
    The charge is there so technically he's looking at a year in prison.

    In reality, at worst this will be a plea down to a misdemeanor and I think it even more likely that this will ultimately be dismissed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantNKY View Post
    Clearly they haven’t been trained in the art of sarcasm.
    They work with high schoolers they know a thing or two

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantNKY View Post
    Legally what is he looking at? This should be a pretty simple case for the defense right?
    A killer can't appear to demonstrate sarcasm?

    The reality is, you CAN'T know whether someone you absolutely don't know is joking or if there is intent behind what appears to be a joke.

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    To paraphrase Alexander Graham Bell, "What hath social media wrought?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bengal Maniac View Post
    They work with high schoolers they know a thing or two
    Working with high schoolers or spending time on Twitter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by True blue (and gold) View Post
    A killer can't appear to demonstrate sarcasm?

    The reality is, you CAN'T know whether someone you absolutely don't know is joking or if there is intent behind what appears to be a joke.
    Yes you absolutely can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by True blue (and gold) View Post
    A killer can't appear to demonstrate sarcasm?

    The reality is, you CAN'T know whether someone you absolutely don't know is joking or if there is intent behind what appears to be a joke.
    Honestly, you don't really know if people you KNOW are joking sometimes. You have to take threats seriously.

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