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This story was sent to me by a ranger friend.  

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I hope they throw the book at him for the escape attempt and traffic offenses.
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hmmm...meth.

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Gee, they make going 90mph like it's a big deal!  :D  :p

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Kind of ironic that he will probably end up a convicted felon, whereas the burglary offenses would have likely just earned him a slap on the wrist.
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Kind of ironic that he will probably end up a convicted felon, whereas the burglary offenses would have likely just earned him a slap on the wrist.

I wonder how many people successfully escape a law enforcement pursuit.  I don't figure the odds are too good, but there's probably not much rational thought involved in choosing to flee, especially if they've ID'd your plates.
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I've heard a saying about that: No one can outrun radio waves.
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Superman and the Millenium Falcon can!

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hmmm...meth.

Maybe he's angling for his own show on the Discovery Channel.  I wonder if his mom does the cooking.
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Gee, they make going 90mph like it's a big deal!  :D  :p

heh.  It'd be easy on those stretches of 321, though it's not exactly blending in.  Going the other direction on 321 (toward Pigeon Forge) and driving 45 would be a better evasive tactic.

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Maybe he's angling for his own show on the Discovery Channel.  I wonder if his mom does the cooking.

Why the heck not? They already have one for supposed moonshiners, so they might as well have one for supposed meth cookers.

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Ummm?

Lars Ulrich has a brother in TN?


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Kind of ironic that he will probably end up a convicted felon, whereas the burglary offenses would have likely just earned him a slap on the wrist.

I wonder how many people successfully escape a law enforcement pursuit.  I don't figure the odds are too good, but there's probably not much rational thought involved in choosing to flee, especially if they've ID'd your plates.

A fair amount get away.  Motorcycle riders in particular, can weave through traffic, drive faster and have small license plates that are hard to read.  A lot of times the pursuit is called off for safety reasons.  I think if this guy had just ditched the truck before getting to town he would have gotten away.
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I wonder if he'll end up in federal court/prison since the crime occurred in the park.
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I think if this guy had just ditched the truck before getting to town he would have gotten away.

That seems unlikely to me.  He was spotted in a stakeout and I take it he was using his own truck.   Whether he ditched it or not, they know who they're looking for and probably where to find him.
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I wonder if he'll end up in federal court/prison since the crime occurred in the park.



we (wbir---a local nbc affiliate) are reporting that charges from NPS are pending.....
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I think if this guy had just ditched the truck before getting to town he would have gotten away.

That seems unlikely to me.  He was spotted in a stakeout and I take it he was using his own truck.   Whether he ditched it or not, they know who they're looking for and probably where to find him.

I misread the article, and thought he was fleeing in a stolen truck.
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