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N.C. Sheriff's Deputies Tase Pallbearer at Father's Funeral

November 19, 2008  | 

Unbeknownst to some family and friends, the younger Russ had failed to keep a promise of turning himself in to sheriff’s deputies. So the sheriff’s office planned to arrest him discreetly at the 2 p.m. funeral – a move that backfired in the emotionally charged environment. Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Ed McMahon chalked it up to bad timing.

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mazon303 @ 11/30/2008 11:55 PM

Bad timing... sounds like two overly gung-ho deputies went to serve a warrant and didnt have the smarts to wait till the most appropriate time to serve it. Common sense goes a long way, food for thought.

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