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    Pickett sentenced 40-75 yrs for Kal Bike Tragedy

    Charles Pickett sentenced 40-75 years on all charges in Kalamazoo Bicycling Tragedy | WWMT

    Little lenient if you ask me.. some sentences run concurrent.

    Take a handful of pills, smoke a big bowl of devil lettuce, drink a fifth of cheap liquor.. mow down 11 people..
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    Quote Originally Posted by JLDickmon View Post
    Charles Pickett sentenced 40-75 years on all charges in Kalamazoo Bicycling Tragedy | WWMT

    Little lenient if you ask me.. some sentences run concurrent.

    Take a handful of pills, smoke a big bowl of devil lettuce, drink a fifth of cheap liquor.. mow down 11 people..
    Not eligible for parole until he's 90, so he's likely to die in prison...and that's lenient? I think the sentence is honestly pretty groundbreaking, considering most people who mow down cyclists get off without any sort of prison time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JLDickmon View Post

    Little lenient if you ask me.. some sentences run concurrent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold View Post
    Not eligible for parole until he's 90, so he's likely to die in prison...and that's lenient? I think the sentence is honestly pretty groundbreaking, considering most people who mow down cyclists get off without any sort of prison time.
    Any time a court rules in a wrongful death case of any sort perception gets F@#$ed up. How can anyone assign a value in time or dollars to the worth of a human life? Still, it's the task the law demands. Who would ever aspire to be a judge?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold View Post
    Not eligible for parole until he's 90, so he's likely to die in prison...and that's lenient? I think the sentence is honestly pretty groundbreaking, considering most people who mow down cyclists get off without any sort of prison time.
    I was actually surprised as well.
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    Was this guy a lifelong jackass or a momentary lapse of judgment? I understand this started at a funeral. This case should be front page news for weeks. Serve as sobering reality to anybody that thinks their actions have no consequences.

    Last year in Portland a methed up waste of human flesh ran into a family of trick or treaters killing 2 young girls. From where I sit society has slid so far it's time for neighborhoods to adopt some tribal justice. Conventional deterrents aren't working.
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    There was an incident in our area some 4 years back in which a cyclist was run over by some irresponsible aholes driving erratically, and the sentence was less than minimal. It was so infuriating to the public.
    Stick around if you're housebroken...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold View Post
    Not eligible for parole until he's 90, so he's likely to die in prison...and that's lenient? I think the sentence is honestly pretty groundbreaking, considering most people who mow down cyclists get off without any sort of prison time.
    Yeah, I was surprised he got this much. I would not have been surprised if got time served. This is good. I wonder what sort of prison he will be housed in? Maximum security?
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    I hope the rest of his life is miserable.

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    Hopefully one full of ex-cyclists!
    Quote Originally Posted by Vespasianus View Post
    Yeah, I was surprised he got this much. I would not have been surprised if got time served. This is good. I wonder what sort of prison he will be housed in? Maximum security?
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