Monday, July 20, 2009

First Update

In less than 24 hours, more examples have come in. New data will be entered into the chronology and highlighted in red but especially heinous examples will be highlighted in articles. There appears to be a theme running in the crimes I found this afternoon - obsession, one with a celebrity and the others, with alcohol.

Conceal Carry Crimes
July 2009 – Crime: Felony Road Rage
Edmond, Oklahoma – An angry driver pulls a gun on an Oklahoma couple during a road rage incident. Concealed weapons permit holder, 43-year-old Darryl Inman, charged with felony. Inman is currently a pilot for JetBlue.
July 2009 – Crime: Impersonating a police officer
Boise, Idaho – After witnessing a petty theft, Concealed weapons permit holder, Paul Brookhouse attempted to make a citizen’s arrest. Unfortunately, he chose to pull his gun and identify himself as a police office. Now, both the thief and Mr. Brookhouse are facing charges. Police appreciated the help but stated that in a situation like this, there was no reason to pull a firearm.
July 2009 – Crime: Domestic violence and assaulting a police officer
Galion, Ohio – Police responding to a domestic violence call shoot and kill William Kitzmiller. Concealed weapons permit holder Kitzmiller told his wife if she called the police he “would not be taken easily.” When police tried to disarm him an officer was shot in the hand, a second officer returned fire and struck and killed Kitzmiller.
July 2009 – Crime: Speeding and concealing a weapon
Lisbon, Ohio – Concealed weapons permit holder, 50-year-old William Lewis, was stopped for speeding, forgot to tell police officers he had a loaded .40-caliber pistol in his car and reached for the gun when he opened his glove compartment to get his car registration. Lewis has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
July 2009 – Crime: Child Sodomy
Jeffersonville, Kentucky – Concealed weapons permit holder, 39-year-old Michael Dunn, is being held on seven counts of first-degree child sodomy in a case involving a 14-year-old boy. In a separate case, Dunn is being charged with filing incomplete firearms training records while servicing as a concealed weapons instructor. In February 2008 a grand jury found Dunn acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a man during a dispute at his home.
July 2009 – Crime: Murder
Tampa, Florida – Marcos Antonio Truillio, a concealed weapons permit holder, shot Carlos Aris, a graphics artist working for the Seventh Day Adventist Church, because he thought the man was breaking into his house. Family members say he had been going door to door evangelizing.
July 2009 - Crime: DWI, Using weapons while intoxicated and possession of marijuana
Seven Hills, Ohio - Concealed weapons permit holder, 43-year-old Russell Larson, was pulled over for going 50 mph in a 25 mph zone. Larson, who had eight prior operating a vehicle while intoxicated arrests, had a loaded .45-caliber pistol in his car, as well as a large folding knife, brass knuckles, and a bag of marijuana. He was charged with operated a vehicle while intoxicated , felony improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, using weapons while intoxicated, and possession of marijuana.
July 2009 - Crime: Felony hit and run, DWI
Corunna, Michigan – Shiawassee Co. prosecutor and CCW permit holder Randy Colbry was responsible for an afternoon hit and run accident and found guilty of DWI. He voluntarily surrendered his CCW permit.
July 2009 – Crime: Promoting illegal gambling
Rotterdam, New York – Gary DiCocco, CCW permit holder, was found guilty of promoting illegal gambling in a sport –betting operation which netted $250,000 in two months.
April 2009 - Crime: Three counts of homicide, aggrevated assault, and a weapons violation
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Richard Poplawski, a CCW permit holder, ambushed four police officers, killing three and wounding one.
March 2009 – Crime: Eleven counts of murder and arson
Kinston, Alabama - CCW permit holder, Michael McClendon killed 11 people including the wife of a deputy sheriff.
March 2009 - Crime: Stalking
Los Angeles, California - Concealed carry weapon permit holder, Robert O'Ryan was arrested after jumping the fence at CBS Studios and attempting to meet Shawn Johnson. A search of his car at the time of the arrest found a loaded handgun, a loaded shotgun, duct tape and love letters to Johnson. The 17 year old's parents are filing for a restraining order against O'Ryan.
February 2009 – Crime: Three counts of first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, one count of second degree murder, second degree kidnapping
Brockport, New York - CCW holder Frank Garcia killed three people and wounded one in upstate New York. Reports are that the killings occurred because the women had reported Garcia for sexual harassment.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -Tye Burke, CCW holder, put a gun to a man's head at a children's soccer game because he took issue with a coach's call. The victim was the coach's husband.
October 2008 - Crime: Unlawful carrying of a weapon, having a weapon on school grounds
and prohibited use of a weapon
Windsor, Cororado -CCW Holder, Thomas Krueger was arrested on school grounds carrying a loaded Glock and drinking alcohol.
September 2008 - Crime: DWI
Spring Hill, Florida - Gerald Deaguiar, a CCW permit holder was stopped after racing at 90 MPH. He had a blood alcohol four times the legal limit and a gun on each hip.
June 2008 – Crime: Aggravated Murder
Provo, Utah – CCW holder David Ragsdale pulled up to his church parking lot and shot his wife 12 times.
November 2007 – Crime: Having firearm on school property
Huber Heights, Ohio – CCW holder was found passed out in her car carrying a firearm on a Wednesday morning at the St. Peter Catholic School
December 2005 – Crime: Aggravated assault and felonious assault
Beavercreek, Ohio – CCW holder Jason Todd Waple placed his 9 mm handgun up to a man’s neck after a New Year’s Eve traffic dispute.
October 2004 – Crime: Murder
Sanford, NC – CCW holder Horace Greeley Dawson arrested for shooting his neighbor, Richard Raab after a long standing feud. Dawson was later acquitted of first degree murder.
June 2004 – Crime: Illegal possession of a firearm in a courthouse
Dayton, Ohio – CCW holder Douglas Lyons attempted to enter the Montgomery County courthouse to see an inmate while carrying a firearm.

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