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How one punk tracked down a sheriff’s deputy at home

Post by Kim Bradford on Feb. 18, 2010 at 1:36 pm with 6 Comments »
February 18, 2010 1:36 pm

Joshua Paul Yacovone was only in a little bit of trouble before he decided earlier this month to confront a Pierce County sheriff’s deputy at the deputy’s home. Now he’s in a whole heap of trouble, charged with third-degree assault and intimidating a public servant in a county that doesn’t take kindly to threats against law enforcement.

Yacovone, who had been cited by the deputy earlier in the day for underage drinking, is accused of tracking the deputy down, strutting into his driveway and accusing him of taking money. Not until the deputy pointed a rifle did Yacovone back down and leave.

How did Yacovone find the deputy? Perhaps by combing through public records like sponsors of House Bill 1317 fear? Nope. Yacovone found that deputy through old-fashioned word of mouth. An acquaintance of Yacovone’s happened to be the deputy’s neighbor.

Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer told me that even cops who have been careful about trying to get their addresses private find that their information is still available – if not from loose lips, then from online database searches.

Our point exactly.

Leave a comment Comments → 6
  1. HB 1317 is just plain stupid. It’s just a red herring so we can’t see the faces of rogue police officers beating the stuffings out of a juvenile delinquent in jail.

    Understand the police are driving marked police vehicles home each night, often parked in plain site.

    Parking in plain site was one of the reasons Tacoma allowed the officers to take vehicle home in the first place. The city council marketed it as some kind of crime deterrent.

    I always thought taking home a marked police car was stupid, as it marks the home as a target for anyone with a grudge against the police.

    How in the heck does not publishing a photo of police officer going to increase their safety when they are wearing an uniform and driving marked cars home? Nonsense I say.

    I guess the police union will now demand unmarked cars for the officers to take home. Once you give in to a union, it never stops.

  2. LibertyBell says:

    Do you actually read what you write?

    “charged with third-degree assault and intimidating a public servant in a county that doesn’t take kindly to threats against law enforcement.”

    In a county that takes kindly to hiring the sycopath’s, and promotes them up the chain of the confused!

    Judge, Jury and Executor, in a Crown Victoria, Tacoma Police Chief Brame?

    In a county where the reporter dosent take kindly to any facts whatsoever, just like all the other punks in the world!

  3. dirtrider says:

    Correct spelling adds credibility to comments…..sycopath’s=psychopaths

  4. LibertyBell says:

    Spelling’s always more important, than the million’s that sycopath cost the taxpayer, working on the

    Kinda like “credibility” also a confusing subject matter, from the Washington State Association of Sheriff’s and Police Chiefs, ran by the convicted criminal element, shown best by their Chairman.

    Vote Sycopaths for Sheriff,

    Vote Pyscopaths for Police Chief too!

  5. madmike272 says:

    Nice to see the leftist lunatic fringe is wide awake and off their meds today!

  6. tubbythetuba says:

    In the old days, a little Beat and Release would have taught the youth an unforgettable lesson, and saved his record a big hit. The new, ACLU ways have not made the world a safer place.

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