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    Steven Seagal, Sheriff Joe Arpaio use Tank to Raid Home of Cockfighting suspect

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio rolled out the tanks to take down a man suspected of cockfighting. West Valley residents in the neighborhood are crying foul after armored vehicles, including a tank, rolled into their neighborhood to make the bust. Neighbor Debra Ross was so worried she called 911 and went outside where a nearby home had its windows blown out, was crawling with dozens of SWAT members in full gear, armored vehicles and a bomb robot.“When the tank came in and pushed the wall over and you see what's in there, and all it is, is a bunch of chickens,” Ross said.In a massive show of force on Monday, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant and arrested the homeowner, Jesus Llovera, on charges of suspected cockfighting.Llovera was alone in the house at the time of the arrest, and he was unarmed.“I think taxpayers should be shocked,” said Robert Campus, Llovera’s attorney. Campus said he believes the operation costs tens of thousands of dollars.Deputies had no probable cause to believe Llovera was armed or dangerous, according to Campus.Campus said he believes the entire scene was basically a stage, to help actor Steven Seagal’s TV show, “Lawman.”
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    Yeah, not a tank.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    Campus said he believes the entire scene was basically a stage, to help actor Steven Seagal’s TV show, “Lawman.”]
    Ya think?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    Ya think?

    Wait....hold on just a second....you mean....he's not out shagging paper calls, directing traffic, getting micromanaged by supervisors, arm chair quarterbacked by media and citizens, writing tickets, going to court on no sleep, all the while trying to balance a family?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    Wait....hold on just a second....you mean....he's not out shagging paper calls, directing traffic, getting micromanaged by supervisors, arm chair quarterbacked by media and citizens, writing tickets, going to court on no sleep, all the while trying to balance a family?


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    He's not a cop. He's a douchebag with a badge.

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    How many times has he sat in court all day after working the night before and returning the night after?

    How many times has he picked up an extra shift to make sure the bills got paid?

    He's a joke.
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    Did I miss the tank? I was looking for it in the video. They mentioned armored vehicles while on a shot of a white pickup truck?? What are they talking about? Is she referring to a Peacekeeper or a Bearcat?

    And what wall got knocked over? Are they referring to the metal gate??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    He's not a cop. He's a douchebag with a badge.

    How many of his kid's Little League games has he missed working overtime?

    How many Christmas, New Years, Thanksgivings has he missed because he has to be at work?

    How many times has he sat in court all day after working the night before and returning the night after?

    How many times has he picked up an extra shift to make sure the bills got paid?

    He's a joke.

    I much prefer your TV show over his.
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    He don't need to do all that menial stuff he a Deputy Chief.


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    Quote Originally Posted by armsmaster270 View Post
    He don't need to do all that menial stuff he a Deputy Chief.
    Yeah. I hear lower ranking officers giving my Deputy Chief crap too all the time.
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