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    Woman gets tired of Police Helicopter, so she starts shooting bottle rockets at it

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- An Orange County woman is accused of taking aim at the sheriff's department helicopter with bottle rockets.

    Deputies said Emarjorie Thompson fired one rocket Thursday night and was about to fire another in the area of 36th Street when K-9s found her.

    She was allegedly tired of hearing the chopper fly over her house. It was looking for a stolen car.

    Thompson is now in the Orange County jail.

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    psycho biznatch....
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    Did she steal the car, too? Sounds like a major case of guilty conscious...

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    She packed my bags last night pre-flight
    Zero hour nine a.m.
    And Iím gonna be high as a kite by then
    I miss the earth so much I miss my wife
    Itís lonely out in space
    On such a timeless flight

    And I think itís gonna be a long long time
    Till touch down brings me round again to find
    Iím not the man they think I am at home
    Oh no no no Iím a rocket man
    Rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone


    Mars ainít the kind of place to raise your kids
    In fact itís cold as hell
    And thereís no one there to raise them if you did
    And all this science I donít understand
    Itís just my job five days a week
    A rocket man, a rocket man


    And I think itís gonna be a long long time...
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    I slow down, and then it occurs to me, I'm not afraid of small children"!

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    Ha ha. Now you see, in England, we arrest people for shining bright lights at police helicopters. We're much more civilized here

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    UInbelievable... Human stupidity never ceases to amaze me.
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    Stupid bitch.

    Funny.

    But stupid.. "gee, let's shoot rockets at the SHERIFF'S OFFICE'S HELICOPTER, no one should mind."

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    good song theebadone......but now it will be playing in my head for the next couple hours, lol or later in the shift.....I'll be signing "rocket man" and wonder where I heard it lately, lol

    .........wonders if the woman (aka kook?) was signing........rockets red glare....when lighting the fuse..........
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    Stupid thing to do, but I still see the humor in it! I can just picture some crazy woman standing in her backyard, shaking her fist at the chopper and firing off bottle rockets.

    The locker room at one of our precincts used to used by the precinct and traffic division. It was a huge room and we used to shoot bottle rocket over the lockers at the traffic cossacks!
    When I used to be somebody (I'm center top)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retdetsgt
    The locker room at one of our precincts used to used by the precinct and traffic division. It was a huge room and we used to shoot bottle rocket over the lockers at the traffic cossacks!
    ... and some deliquents grow up into cops.
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    Hey DetSgt,
    I agree with the humor in it as long as no one is injured and I doubt that a bottle rocket would have damaged much, BUT stranger things have happened.
    I have to admit that I am as guilty as anyone, I was guilty once of getting even with one of our uniform Sgts. He had a sick humor and used to play tricks on some coppers but didn't like it returned. One night he went into the mens room to (study) and I couldn't resist, I lit a bottle rocket which went under the door and hit the walls about 6 times and then went bang. It scared the hell out of him and all we heard was yelling and cursing. My partner accidently stuck his head out the hallway just in time for the Sgt to see him and he blamed him for doing it, laughed my ass off for weeks.
    We were also known to shot bottle rockets at each other from our patrol cars as major jokes and humor and luckily no one was ever injured. I also used to call certain fun officers to the station when I was on the desk and upon there arrival I dropped water balloons from the roof onto there cars.
    I know this is childish and not indictive of grown men and officers but it helped take the tension and stress off days and we never went too far.
    So although it is childish, we all need our 2nd and 3rd childhoods to grow and I appreciate those other officers and will forever hold a friendship and laughs that we enjoyed together.
    So, take care and be safe everyone and never forget to enjoy life.

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    That locker room I was talking about was huge, bigger than a full size gym floor. Plenty of room for the bottle rocket to arc and hit the target!

    And again, like all fun things, somebody went to far and put a cherry bomb through the louvers of another cop's locker and set off. Destroyed some uniforms and the locker door! Fireworks had never really been allowed in the building, but after that the old man got serious about it.

    Before long, the deskman couldn't even keep a bottle of hootch in his desk drawer!
    When I used to be somebody (I'm center top)

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    LongTail - we go after those that shine lasers at the aircraft going over head - some of them are known by name!

    Every time our helicopter goes out, there is at least one person that calls to complain.

    I usually tell them we are looking for a missing 2 year old, or an alzheimer's patient. (Often quite valid) They get quiet real quick.
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