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Featured Uber passenger kicked out windshield, told service dog to 'kill' cop

Discussion in 'News' started by FormerTaxiDriver, Jan 4, 2018.

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  1. FormerTaxiDriver

    FormerTaxiDriver Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Tennessee
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    Mary Boettcher's latest arrest includes a ("service-dog-aided") attack on a cop.

    According to her criminal history, Mary Boettcher has had issues related to alcohol and misbehavior.

    WCCO reports, after an Uber driver called 911 to report that a "very intoxicated" passenger had "freaked out," kicking out his windshield (!) and damaging his cellphone.

    Boettcher's alleged mini-crime spree wasn't over. When a Mankato Police Department officer came to her home to confront her, she refused to talk, and tried shutting the door on him. The officer wedged his leg into the doorway, propping it open.

    That's when Boettcher commanded a dog weighing "between 25 and 30 pounds" to "kill" the cop, according to the complaint. The pet complied, attacking the cop's legs as he reached for Boettcher and tried to pull her through the door.

    The cop lost his balance, and he, Boettcher, and the dog all tumbled into the front yard of the home. A second officer seized Boettcher, putting her in handcuffs, while the first managed to subdue the dog. The biting attack left the officer with "five wounds on his legs," per WCCO.

    First-degree property damage has a maximum sentence of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine. If it's determined Boettcher's (dog-assisted) assault of the officer inflicted "demonstrable bodily harm," that offense carries a maximum penalty of three years in prison and/or a $6,000 fine.

    http://www.citypages.com/news/charg...out-windshield-told-dog-to-kill-cop/468043503
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2018
  2. cratter

    cratter Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Grand Forks, ND
    Wheres the dashcam when you need one.
     
  3. Uber's Guber

    Uber's Guber Well-Known Member

    Location:
    United States
    Driving:
    UberX
    She looks sketchy! o_O Better check inbetween the seats to make sure none of her meth fell inbetween!
     
  4. FormerTaxiDriver

    FormerTaxiDriver Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Tennessee
    Looks very loose too.
     
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  5. Mars Troll Number 4

    Mars Troll Number 4 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Orlando-ish
    Driving:
    Taxi
    What an ugly mut.


    Poor dog to be stuck with her.
     
  6. Cableguynoe

    Cableguynoe Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Monterey Bay
    She just wasn't expecting company


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  7. Mista T

    Mista T Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Gotham
    Good thing the Uber driver didn't have a gun for defense, might have lost their job.
     
  8. Mars Troll Number 4

    Mars Troll Number 4 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Orlando-ish
    Driving:
    Taxi
    Reason #4 I’d rather drive a taxi.

    Not only would I not pay a dime for customer damage but I’d also get to refund off my taxi rental for lost time, and chances are high I could just get a different taxi the next day.
     
  9. FormerTaxiDriver

    FormerTaxiDriver Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Tennessee
    Uber would pay something for damage. Insurance company might or may not on comprehensive.

    The woman would have restitution to pay.
     
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  10. freeFromUber

    freeFromUber Well-Known Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Driving:
    UberX
    This girl should clearly give up drinking, but the cop was in the wrong. He can not enter her dwelling without a warrant. Typical cop thinks he can do whatever he wants and the laws don’t apply to him. The girl does not have to engage in conversation with him, and he can not force his way into her house. He can also not try and drag her through the front door just because he wants to talk to her. Lots of problems for the cops in this case, Too bad she didn’t have a pit bull.
     
  11. Mars Troll Number 4

    Mars Troll Number 4 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Orlando-ish
    Driving:
    Taxi
    2 words

    Probable cause



    Also the police can detain you (without proof of a crime) solely for the act of fleeing or evading the police if they say 1 word to you. Running/hiding from the police is probable cause that you are up to no good. They also can enter and search a residence if they are chasing someone into it.

    Her running into her house and evading the police gave the police the ability to enter her house to chase her.

    How long would that take?

    Cause i can be back in a taxi the next day, or even in as little as an hour or two if there are some taxis sitting idle.
     
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  12. FormerTaxiDriver

    FormerTaxiDriver Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Tennessee
    I got put in a new car in two weeks, while I leased a taxi. You must like hearing that ghetto crap over the air?
     
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  13. freeFromUber

    freeFromUber Well-Known Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Driving:
    UberX
    Every single sentence in your post if factually incorrect.
     
  14. Mars Troll Number 4

    Mars Troll Number 4 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Orlando-ish
    Driving:
    Taxi
    your misunderstanding the power of probable cause.

    Is it right?

    ehh

    Is it the law?

    not really


    Will the police do it anyway?

    Yes..


    Will the court uphold the search?

    more than likely.



    probable cause
    N. sufficient reason based upon known facts to believe a crime has been committed or that certain property is connected with a crime. Probable cause must exist for a law enforcement officer to make an arrest without a warrant, search without a warrant, or seize property in the belief the items were evidence of a crime. While some cases are easy (pistols and illicit drugs in plain sight, gunshots, a suspect running from a liquor store with a clerk screaming "help"), actions "typical" of drug dealers, burglars, prostitutes, thieves, or people with guilt "written across their faces," are more difficult to categorize. "Probable cause" is often subjective, but if the police officer's belief or even hunch was correct, finding stolen goods, the hidden weapon or drugs may be claimed as self-fulfilling proof of probable cause. Technically, probable cause has to exist prior to arrest, search or seizure.


    An accusation from the driver that the person trashed their car and caused felony level damage is probably enough for probable cause.
     
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2018
  15. freeFromUber

    freeFromUber Well-Known Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Driving:
    UberX
    You’re missing the whole point. Nowhere in that article does it say the police chased the girl to her house. It says they went to her house TO TALK TO HER. She does not have to talk to the cops. If she decides to close the door, the conversation is over. The cop CAN NOT PUT HIS LEG IN HER HOUSE to stop her from closing the door. Then he compounds his F-up by dragging her out of the house....100% illegal.
     
  16. FormerTaxiDriver

    FormerTaxiDriver Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Tennessee
    The court should view the footage from the officer's body camera.
     
  17. mrpjfresh

    mrpjfresh Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Asheville, NC
    Driving:
    UberX
    One crazy "Boettch". Drugs did a number on that poor girl. She looks every year of 36 and then some. I guess we can add "attack police" to the list of answers to "What service is your dog trained to perform?"
     
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  18. TwoFiddyMile

    TwoFiddyMile Well-Known Member

    Location:
    charlotte
    Driving:
    Taxi
  19. Demon

    Demon Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Orlando
    He had probable cause, the end.
     
  20. freeFromUber

    freeFromUber Well-Known Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Driving:
    UberX
    You can’t imagine that because you don’t have the requisite amount of brain cells to be able to do such a difficult task. Probable cause does not pertain to this situation. The Unites States still abides by the U. S. Constitution so you should familiarize yourself with it and with the 4th amendment, before you pretend to know something you have no clue about.
     

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