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by G.A. Heath
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Package bombs in Austin
Replies: 84
Views: 3544

Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

WTR wrote:
G.A. Heath wrote:
RossA wrote:What right do they have to shut down the neighborhood? I could understand the immediate area around the blast until evidence could be collected, and keeping rubberneckers out of the area, but if you have ID and can prove that you live there, you should be able to come and go as you please as long as you are not interfering with the police work.
Most likely justified as a safety measure so they can check the area to ensure other devices are not present and so that they can interview all potential witnesses without anyone leaving.

Sounds like a unjust dentintion to me.
Same here, but it will be 'justified' as necessary.
by G.A. Heath
Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Package bombs in Austin
Replies: 84
Views: 3544

Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

RossA wrote:What right do they have to shut down the neighborhood? I could understand the immediate area around the blast until evidence could be collected, and keeping rubberneckers out of the area, but if you have ID and can prove that you live there, you should be able to come and go as you please as long as you are not interfering with the police work.
Most likely justified as a safety measure so they can check the area to ensure other devices are not present and so that they can interview all potential witnesses without anyone leaving.

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