News Bounty Hunters Mistakenly Raid Police Chief's Home, Oops

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by dawg, Aug 7, 2015.

  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    542,078
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    119,658
    Likes Received:
    91,135
    Talk about being on the wrong side of the law.

    An Arizona bounty hunter was booked after he and his team mistakenly raided the home of the Phoenix police chief while looking for a fugitive, authorities said.

    Brent Farley, owner of NorthStar Fugitive Recovery in Mesa, along with members of his team and those from Colorado-based Delta One Tactical Recovery surrounded Chief Joseph Yahner's home late Tuesday night, police said.

    t201115_030000_16a2d3c5a6e41d5818e9ec2d1389f8ca.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg

    Police spokesman Trent Crump said they received a 911 call from Yahner's girlfriend around 10 p.m. MST (12 p.m. ET) that several bounty hunters were surrounding the home, shining flashlights inside. At least one bondsman was armed, banging on the door and yelling into the home.

    It turned out to be a mistake of epic proportion when the slim, white, police chief answered the door in his underwear, awoken from his slumber, rather than an expected 310-pound, black, male suspect — wanted out of Oklahoma on drug charges.

    A bondsman challenged the baton-wielding chief at the door but the situation quickly deescalated when the mistake was revealed.



    "He was sleeping so he was concerned at first," Crump told NBC News. "But a 30-year law enforcement veteran in the 6th largest city in America can handle himself."

    The recovery teams told police they were ambushing the residence based on a tip the Northstar Fugitive Recovery had received on Facebook, a page that has since been removed.

    "This particular instance was them failing to confirm or vet the information that could have been found by googling the address," Crump said.

    Farley is charged with criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct. Police are investigating where the initial false report originated.

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/bounty-hunters-mistakenly-bombard-phoenix-police-chief-n405341
     
  2. MrWarmth

    MrWarmth ADORABLE DEPLORABLE Gold

    Reputations:
    176,471
    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    90,653
    Likes Received:
    41,272
    He looks sad :(
     
  3. Mr Fantastic

    Mr Fantastic Found Nemo VIP

    Reputations:
    116,015
    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2010
    Messages:
    9,086
    Likes Received:
    22,485
    He looks like he smells of Ben Gay and Sardines...with a hint of lilac.
     
    yaddc, Lemmy and GIRLY like this.
  4. GIRLY

    GIRLY OV

    Reputations:
    20,964
    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2012
    Messages:
    2,694
    Likes Received:
    3,358
  5. Beth Eats Hay

    Beth Eats Hay Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    12,527
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2012
    Messages:
    1,238
    Likes Received:
    620
    Poor Tank Abbott.....
     
    yaddc likes this.
  6. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

    Reputations:
    162,029
    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    15,280
    Likes Received:
    23,040
    Click on the link at the bottom of the OP's post and see what you get.
     
  7. unclefreddy

    unclefreddy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    12,954
    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2012
    Messages:
    1,907
    Likes Received:
    2,783
    That's funny, someone was playing a great practical joke that sent these bondsman yahoos to the Chief of police's house.
     
    Calloused Shins and sstressed like this.
  8. yaddc

    yaddc Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    104,091
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    23,211
    Likes Received:
    20,775
    Dog the bounty hunter laughs at this fella.
     
    KDK12 likes this.
  9. sstressed

    sstressed enhancement toker VIP

    Reputations:
    122,717
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    41,179
    Likes Received:
    23,600
    pretty funny/scary stuff. too bad the chief didn't pop off a few rounds.

    if it can happen to him, it can happen to anybody.
     
  10. sstressed

    sstressed enhancement toker VIP

    Reputations:
    122,717
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    41,179
    Likes Received:
    23,600
    i didn't think of that. that is probably what happened. :)
     
  11. monsoon

    monsoon Who are you with?

    Reputations:
    90,561
    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2012
    Messages:
    3,712
    Likes Received:
    14,768
    I laughed so hard at this. The bounty hunters got a tip!?!? They were set up or somebody really hates the chief. Everybody is lucky no one is dead. What a bunch of royal screw ups..lol


    F mutt
     
    babybear likes this.