Teen shot Saturday in Redbridge
by Denise Ellen Rizzo
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Detectives are looking for a male who allegedly shot a 17-year-old girl during a party on the 2800 block of Redbridge Road in the early morning Saturday, March 16.

Sgt. Luis Mejia, head of the Tracy Police Department detectives unit, said the girl was taken to a local hospital and released, though he would not say where she was shot or how many times.

Police went to the house on Redbridge Road after receiving a 911 call at 2:55 a.m. for shots fired.

Mejia said police did not know what kind of party it was, and he would not release information about the events that led up to the shooting, how the shooting occurred or whether the person thought to be the shooter had been invited to the party.

He did not say whether the shooting was gang-related.

“We’re trying to piece together the series of events,” he said. “At this time, it is an open investigation.”

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Tracy police Detective Alex Kalinin at 831-6636.

• Contact Denise Ellen Rizzo at 830-4225 or drizzo@tracypress.com.
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doors17
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March 27, 2013
Does anyone know if this a case where the identity of the shooter is known and police are searching for him and don’t release his name because he’s a minor? (I don’t know if the law would apply for that) or is this just another case where everyone is afraid to talk for obvious reasons and police are hoping they’ll get an anonymous call to help them identify the shooter?
justabrain
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March 27, 2013
Nurse Jen I did NOT say she deserves it. You are being judgemental about other people and telling them not to be judgemental. At least I am not a hypocrite. Furthermore I am not being negative about the incident. I said Dr. Phil is a doctor who does a good job to help people. Then you said we should work together to make positive change and i agree but then you twisted my words when you bashed Dr. Phil for trying to make positive change. You started on and on about uneducated and the TV watchers. Some people were being negative and you joined them. And you totally made absolutely no points about making positive change. You only put everyone else under the same umbrella and started saying we all are negative and judgemental. I think you missed a lot and that was too bad for you but I can understand under the circumstances. After reading what you said I would be challenging to see eye to eye with your approach to parenting.
victor_jm
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March 28, 2013
Dr. Phil bastardizes the profession of psychology because he uses an inappropriate medium--television--to broadcast his rather shallow metaphysics about human nature and human behavior. There are other mediums more appropriate for the study of psychology. He behaves as an adolescent. People who are entertained by this program aren't true students of the cognitive sciences; they are rather myopic spectators who don't understand the difference between a synopsis and a synapse.
justabrain
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March 28, 2013
Most people do not need to understand the biological factors that drive their compulsory or addictive behaviors. They do not need to be told that dopamine causes their neurotic behavior or enhances their chemical addictions. In many cases if the undesired behavior can be replaced with more desirable behaviors then the problem is solved. In this case that seems to be the prescription. At least that was according to nursejen..
Workinhard123
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March 27, 2013
@ Motherofsix & the rest of you narrow minded hatful people. A child's life was almost taken at the hands of an adult Regardless what this child's done being the adolescent she is NO ADULT has the right to be so ignorant voicing she deserved this nor does her mother deserve abuse for loving her child. It's people like you that we moved away from 20 years ago. Take your Bay Area mentality back to the Bay Area. We don't need your kind here
justabrain
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March 27, 2013
You are saying it is ok to invite people from the "Bay Area" even though you are being judgemental about people from the "Bay Area". Oh and on top of it all you happen to be from there. You see motherofsix probably just has better discernment. What kind of party would you prefer in your neighborhood, a motherofsix BDay party or the Wild Wild West?
nursejen
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March 27, 2013
@justabrain you may have not explicitly stated that she deserved to get shot, however you have made many negative comments which leads me to the conclusion that you feel similarly to @sputty who did say she deserved it as well as a few other bloggers. Im not uptight my point is really very simple it is up to to community to band together when tradgedy happens not point fingers and name call. Really if people had any since of compassion they would know that their reaponses are not only hateful but also contrary to positive change. But I think Im done trying to get theough to those who have nothing better ti do then throw their opinions around and try to hurt others qitg their view points. The only reason I even wasted my time with responses is because I just could not believe all the negativity and lies that were being distrubited. But continue to live ina world in which the one who cares is the uptight xwife of DrPhil who thinks Obama isnt american.... All of which are false assessments of me. Thats ok I know who I am and whats going on in the world around me and as a mother myself I just wish people would start to look towards making positive contributions to society rather than plaguing it with their poor judgement and negativity.
justabrain
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March 27, 2013
I did not say she deserves to get shot. No wonder you think other people have the reading comprehension problem. I said you are one of those that think Dr. Phil does not have a doctorate and Obama does not have a birth certificate. I made the Obama thing up about you. So criticize me for being uneducated about it. I do not care. At least if you are going to criticize other people criticize them for what they actually said and you did not say it about Obama. I said it. It is only a segway to lighten things up because you're too uptight. I do sincerely hope she learned her lesson but ultimately it is up to the individual to choose their own destiny. Who are any of us to decide for them. BTW Oprah did a lot more than you give credit. She looks at society both the good and the bad and the ugly. And no I did not watch it on TV. I read a lot about her. She is inspiring.
nursejen
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March 27, 2013
@justabrain obviously you have issues processing the information you read which is why you continue to post such ignorant comments. Once again for those who need a little more patience in understanding... Dr Phil is a TV personality not a REAL psyciatrist or any other dorm of Dr. for that matter. Yes they wanted to send her to boot camp but California laws prohibit focefully sending your child to one of these prigrams its the childs choice. And yes we have established that she dis notgo but once again because a child misbehaves is it your assessment that they then deserve to get shot? I think you need to reflect on your own values before you start making judgement about others. I use my brain on a daily basis try using yours
justabrain
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March 27, 2013
Nurse Gen you had the same take on Dr. Phil who does not live in your town. You seem to think other people do not matter but still spend a lot of time telling people to move and give them all your wisdom. Maybe you are better than others because of your nursing career does more for society than a teacher. But what would Dr. Phil say about turning down boot camp? How's that working for you?
nursejen
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March 27, 2013
@sputty Im glad people like you dont live here and since you dont live here then its really none of your business so take your hateful mentality elsewhere. As far as HIPPA like I stated before #1 although I am a nurse I was not in anyway involved in her treatment and so HIPPA in that since does not apply and #2 yes I had the proper explict permission to state that information otherwise I would not have. You dont need to respond to me as really you have ahown that you are just ignorant with no positive contribution. Why dont you start taking care of things that are happening in your neighborhood and let the people actually care worry about developing solutions for whats happening in our area. Hateful words and slander as you hide behind a fake name and a computer is no help for anyone. Get a life.
nursejen
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March 27, 2013
@sputty you are as ignorant as @justabrain. If you are so unhappy with California and think life will be perfect somewhere else MOVE! News Flash bad things happen no matter where you live but you insist on calling a child who you dont even know names? Your so ignorant I find it hard to believe you are a medical professional... and since you havnt disclosed your job tittle I assume that it is nothing to brag about. Apparently your life has no worth as you insist on bad mouthing others. Im going to as you the same question that @justabrain refused to answer.. . What have you done to illicit positive change in the community? One should not point fingers and judge without first looking at themselves and how they can best help and become part of the solution.
Workinhard123
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March 27, 2013
@ Sputty your right I wasn't there & neither so isn't it assuming what everyone's doing. I am however bright enough to know that when a case involves an attempted homicide very little if no info is given to the public until an arrest is made. At your other comment regardless of this child's past nobody & I mean nobody has the right to try & take the life of another
justabrain
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March 27, 2013
Yeah you are probably right. Maybe we should just ignore the popping sounds in the night. NOT! Gangbangers are hateful and I do agree with Nurse Jen about gangbangers are bad for the business of neighborhoods. They screw everything up. She just believes Dr. Phil is not a real doctor and I really do not care if he is a doctor or not. But I do not agree with Nurse Jen's assesment of Phil's credentials and I am willing to leave it at that.
Workinhard123
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March 27, 2013
@ justabrain I'm going to leave you to Nurse Jen as she's done such a wonderful job of making you look foolish & it's very apparent that your jobless & clueless seeing you have nothing better to do then post all over the Tracy Press
shelly13
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March 27, 2013
nursejen, you make a valid point. I think if this were to happen to their daughter, they would be thinking differently. Also I agree many people come on here to bash others instead of using encouragement and being helpful. I have been guilty of that myself at times. Our society has lost its ability to be empathetic.

However how is Dr. Phil not a doctor? McGraw went to the University of Tulsa on a football scholarship, but was injured and completed his B.A. at Midwestern State University in 1975. He followed this up with studies at the University of North Texas where he earned a master's degree in experimental psychology and a doctorate in clinical psychology in 1979.

Soon after, he started a psychology practice with his father. But during a decade of treating patients, Dr. Phil realized that he didn't have the patience for the job. So he co-founded Courtroom Services, Inc., a company that uses its expertise in psychology to help lawyers in trials.

Then he met Oprah while helping her with a lawsuit and the rest is history.
motherofsix
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March 27, 2013
So sad her mother comes on here to talk crap about the comments but can't or just don't control her daughter!! You know how she is yet make it so easy for her to continue to live a destructive lifestyle! Why didn't you take her with you to see your ill grandfather?? Let me guess she didn't wanna go, of course why go when she can be UNSUPERVISED once again to drink n do drugs and be promiscuois!! Everyone knows who this girl is and her awful reputation, keep thinking she bad ass and this is what happens!! So easy to blame the "gang bangers" and say how innocent your daughter is..that's your problem, you don't wanna accept that she has blame in all this too! No matter where you go she always going to bring trouble cause you as her mother make excuses, well sorry no sympathy here u in the wrong place!
vaniche123
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March 27, 2013
Your message is so bitter & hateful I'm not goings to bother responding. People like you are miserable within yourself' you don't need any help adding to it.
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
It is so sad that the first reaction to the community is to attact the victim and their parents. Unfortunately teenagers do stupid things. Think about all the things you did to your parents with or without them knowing and now multiply that by 10. Thats what the teens today are doing. You may think your teen is perfect but thats a rare these days. Face it times have changed. There is no rule book for raising a child and parents are limited by the law to the punishments that they are able to dish out. So when you end up with a rebelious teen it sucks because there is no easy solution. I feel for this family. How would you handle the situation? Are you so much better parents that you think that you could have stopped this? Your right that this is disturbing to have happened in such a beautiful neighboorhood but really instead of pointing the finger of blame you should be taking this opportunity to reflect on the tragedy of what happened and think of how you can improve your own household. To think that attacking others with your insults is going to improve the situation or the community just shows that you are idiots who spend your time looking in others backyards instead of tending to your own. Why dont you try reaching out to this family instead of judging and blaming them for situations that you know nothing about.
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
@nursegen:

Doesn't the fire department allow parents to drop off unwanted children?

If their children do this, turn them over to the authorities.

Why should us neighbors have to put up with it because you think it is the new normal?

If everyone jumped off a bridge doesn't make it right.

There are plenty of law abiding citizens. Don't make excuses for those stubborn teenagers who refuse to face reality.
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@Sputty we are in agreement! I was scared of my parents and was in no way abused and although it didnt make me a perfect child it sure did help shape the decisions I made. Dr. Phil although was a good effort was not anything that could elicit permenant change and anyone who says otherwise is living in a fantasy world. you might as well have sent her to Jerry Springer! Dr Phil is looking for rating just like all the other TV shows. Hes not in your home nor is he really making postive change. Again the idea was great but it really just sensationalizes the situation.
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain... obviously you dont have one as your username would suggest... you can leave a newborn at a firestation or emergency department within the first 5 days of life. You CANNOT drop your teen off because they are missbehaving! Try calling the police and tell them your child is acting out, they will tell you that thwy are not a babysitting service and to handle it yourself. Believe it or not their job discription to fix your domestic issues and unless a crime in progress is being committed you will not get any help. As far as your comment of accepting the new teen as the norm... I didnt state that this is good behavior nor that it should be accepted as the norm and ignored I was mearly pointing out that parents have increased issues to deal with and limited resources to help them... Go ahead and jump off a bridge trust me I wont follow you... by the way that is a rediculous anology thats put out by people when they have nothing intelligent to say. As far as not liking your community at this point... sorry that your perfect bubble was burst.. if you have a real problem call the police yourself ... if you are just jumping on the bandwagon because you think it is cool or appropriate ro kick pwople when they are down MOVE OUT! No one is forcing you to live such a troubled life and since you have all the solutions why dont you fo develop your very own perfect community where nothing bad ever happens.
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
You may not jump off a bridge. Which is good. But you sure do jump to a lot of conclusions. You can turn an unruly teenager over to the state authorities BTW. Lastly I do call the police myself.
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain I don't jump to conclusions because I don't need to. I state facts which is something you obviously know nothing about. Why don't you try looking up the word FACT in the dictionary and get back to me. What you state are theories. You CANNOT just drop a teenager off at the authorities because they are misbehaving. It might be good in theory but it is just that, a theory. The fact is that you can't. It must be nice living in a theretical world. Good luck with that when you have real problems.
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
Most states allow parents to relinquish parental rights. There are two processes. One the courts can force the parent to do so. Two the parent can initiate the process. But a judge will ultimately decide its a long process, but if necessary, maybe in some cases it maybe the best path for someone who's just too stubborn to listen. I would say that some parents should seek this help. Let the counselor reach out to the child as a negotiation process. Best of luck.
vaniche123
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March 26, 2013
Let me start by saying most of these comments are completely hearbreaking. What happened to my daughter could have happened to any child. I was away caring for my ill grandfather & yes my daughter through a party. Unknown gang members arrived & were asked to leave by my daughter & that is why she was shot. My house is not in foreclosure. As a matter of fact i just completed a loan mod taking 245,000 off my mortgage.We have never been charged with being unfit parents by any authorities. We have 3 children 1 of which has chosen a hard road. That doesnt justify the slander. This could have been your child so please be considerate my daughter almost die,
shelly13
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March 26, 2013
First of all as I stated before I hope she learns to go a different path. She did not deserve to be shot in any way shape or form. However, her choices put her and you (and your other kids) in danger. I pray she realizes this now. I know you have tried to get help for her. Your family business was all over Dr. Phil. I worry though that your daughter may not have gotten the message after reading her social media/Twitter messages. They did not sound like a lesson learned. I hope I am wrong and I wish you and your family nothing but better days, good health and happiness.
nursejen
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March 27, 2013
@Shelly13 I think once the information is publically released by the patient then it becomes more grey but as a diligent medical professional had I cared for her I still would not devulge any info without permission as you could loose your license over something like that... never a risk I would be willing to take.
shelly13
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March 27, 2013
As a medical professional do you have to worry about HIPPA if the information has already been released to the public? The daughter already put that out on Twitter.
nursejen
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March 27, 2013
@spuddy again you are incorrect about the time that was spent in the hospital but who cares about your ignorant comments. I do not work for the hospital in which she was treated and was given permission to discuss the injury so why dont you get off your high horse and recognize that you are talking to an actual professional who would never violate HIPPA. I really dont believe you are a medical professional or at least not one of any value and if you are one, you are amazingly heartless and have no business being in such an honored profession. By the way @spuddy like I told @justabrain I speak with facts and unless you can get your facts straight stop running your mouth.
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
I don't really care if you believe Phil isn't a real doctor or Obama isn't a real American. You can believe what you want. I watch TV at the gym and really don't pay much attention. It's just background noise to keep my fat ass on the treadmill. I wouldn't marry Phil, but my guess is he gave good advice even if you believe his degree is just a piece of paper. It's not bad mouth to say, I think he probably gave some good advice. Anyway who knows. Do you know what advice he gave?
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain No one said that a psychiatrist wasnt a real doctor. I just said that Dr. Phil wasn't. If you are such a Dr. Phil fan and follow him so closely, why does he have so many personal issues himself? Just goes to show you no one is immune from issues that take place in ones life. Now here's some advice, why don't you start worrying about your own life and stay out of others? What do you do that has elicited positive change for the community? Do you really think bad mouthing your neighboors is benefical to anyone? Does it make you feel like a man? I really hope that you are not a parent and are inflicting your uneducated values onto your offspring.
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
In your world a psychologist is not a real doctor. YakYakYakYak. If your "surgeon doctor" told you you should have your head examined, would you listen? So why does it matter to you? I do agree Springer isn't a doc. But who cares. It was a joke. Dr. Springer isn't on anyone's remote control anyway is it?
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain Jerry Springer isnt a doctor and in fact neither is Dr. Phil. Its obviously that you only believe what you see on TV so there is the source of the problem. Obviously there is no way to educate someone who obtains their information soley from TV. Good Luck in life, read a book it might give you some valid information
vaniche123
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March 26, 2013
Dr Phil was about ratings which he definitely got from these posts. Boot camp was recommended unfortunately because of California law I couldn't enforce it. It was her choice. Yet another dead end but a great convo for the media wasn't it
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@ spuddy Obviously you are not a healthcare professional and if you had a bullet in your lung 2 cm away from your heart I would say you almost died. The healthcare system today stabilizes you and then releases you with instuctions on how to best care for yourself. Was she lucky of course but that does not diminish the severity of the situation. And obviously you dont know all the facts and when she was released because you are incorrect with your statement. Not only was info not released by police it would not be relased by those who cared for her at the hospital secondary to HIPPA laws. So before you going running your mouth do some fact checking and mind your business. Its always so easy to point the finger at someone else and place blame. This could have happened to your child no one is immune to the negative aspects of sociey.
vaniche123
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March 26, 2013
If you had read the full article you would have seen where no info was really given. This is an attempted homicide or did that not register to you. They could have came back after my daughter in the hospital as these were gang members. I would continue but you are not worth the time & I pray this never happens to your child or close family member
shelly13
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March 26, 2013
PS when I said charged I did not mean criminally if that was what your other comment was referring to. I thought you had been charged as in billed for the constant responses to your home.
cruelladeville
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March 28, 2013
I can't bite my tongue any longer. Dr. Phil, Jerry Springer, Oprah. What are you people talking about? This "almost adult" has chosen her violent, disrespect of society and human life her damn self. There comes a time, regardless of how painful that a parent needs to let go. This young lady has done more violent acts against many, including her family. As it has been heartbreaking to watch. Let go mom. People have stepped in, tried to help and you have dismissed and tried it your own way. We all need to take the raines on our own children and pray we can keep the under control. Sometimes it works, sometimes you lose the battle. Mom, you lost the battle! Let what is going to happen to

her happen. Sure, pursue the shooter, but your baby put herself here. I'm surprised it took this long to happen. "Play with fire".......
108MW
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March 26, 2013
Neighbors should band together and sue parents.
vaniche123
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March 26, 2013
Sue parents for what???
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
Nuissance. Yes you and your neighbors can sue a neighbor for nuisance related issues. Consult your attorney and have a few other neighbors join the meeting.

Kick out the nuisance before it gets worse.
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
http://m.lodinews.com/news/article_511717bf-2617-5684-b0a7-c9f16d6a0ce5.html

justabrain
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March 26, 2013
Are you for real?

I guess Dr Springer might have advised her to continue but Dr Phil probably told her to put on her big girl shoes and walk a new path. When Dr Phil was on Oprah they were helping people. When they (teenagers) refuse to listen to the school counselor and everybody else gues what -- it ain't the parents fault anymore. Off you go to boarding school or anywhere else but my house. Hasta la vista. Don't go away mad. Happy trails to you...
eyeswideopen2
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March 23, 2013
It was just a matter of time before this shooting, at this particular house was going to happen. Every weekend is party time, cops have been called out dozens of times. The parents are long gone, the house is in forclosure, the 16 year old daughter puts out a call each weekend via twitter and facebook for anyone to show up. Go to "msmellomac" for photos and invitations.
jersey25
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March 24, 2013
Since this has been a problem for a while at this house there is a molly witzel law that can help with the problem that they have or since this is under age drinking put the teenager in lock up over night to teach her a lesson.and charge the parents for all of it
shelly13
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March 24, 2013
Those things have been done. Mom charged. Girl in jail. Girl on dr. Phil. Girl to rehab/counseling. It will stop when the house is taken by the bank. Then another neighborhood will have the same issues. I hope she grows up and learns the path shes going down is a dead end.
vaniche123
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March 26, 2013
You obviously have no idea what your talking about & im going to take a wild guess & say this is Mark McDonald. The most unwanted neighbor in Redbridge because if your not creating drama your not happy. My home is not in foreclosure. Matter a fact i only owe 332,000 now thanks to my wonderful work on my loan mod. Mind your own business and find a job your clueless
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
What advice did Dr Phil give? Maybe she should have paid attention to his words. That guy is smarter than a whippersnapper.
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain turn the TV off and start waking up to reality. You think you know so much about this situation and you preach how great Dr. Phil is with his advice, yet you didn't even watch the show. Wow. Just goes to show your ignorance and how no one reading these comments should pay any attention to someone who spends their time spreading rumors without any facts at all. Hope you enjoyed your 10 minutes of fame, you've been called out for the looser you are. Good luck on your future endeavors, I think your going to need it.
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
I cannot see why you are so upset about Dr. Phil. Apparently you and Phil are on a first name basis. Are you his ex wife or something? My guess and it is just a guess that he made some kind of sense or they would not call him Oprah's doctor. She rocks BTW!
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain Wow your ignorance never ceases to amaze me. Why would I be upset about Dr Phil? He is of no concern of mine... if anything is upsetting its how uneducated persons like yourself truly believe everything they see on TV. I bet you think everything you read on the internet is factual too. The internet can be an excellent tool if you know how to determine which info you obtain is valid and factual. Glad to here you are an Opra supporter as well guess thats why your so into Dr Phil.. if Opra likes it then obviously we should too! You are also probably on the bandwagon against vaccinating your children as well! Again I wish you luck in life as from what you have shared with us today you should have made your user name lookingformybrain
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
Call me uneducated, but I had no idea somebody on TV was against vaccinating children. I'm not against it myself as long as it keeps them healthy. Healthy good. Unhealthy bad. Yet I still have no idea why you are talking about TV personalities and bashing Dr. Phil. It ain't none of my business but you win and you can own the blogs if you want. Have it your way.
ChrisRoberts
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March 22, 2013
Redbridge, a neighborhood filled with Cops, Firefighters, and other folks who make six figure salaries.

Just goes to show, no where is safe here in town.

It's why I sleep with a gun under the pillow and a clip at the foot of the bed!
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
Logistically speaking that was stupid. It's more stupid than what the teenage girl did putting her parties on Facebook. Where do teenager learn to be so stupid? From the adults of course.

nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain Do you even have kids? Do you know what it is to be a parent and have a child that wont behave no matter what you do? And if you do have children I feel for society as they will unfortunatey inherit your closed-minded attitute and hatred of their fellow neighboors. It doesn't feel nice when people talk about you or your offspring does it? What positive thing have you done for this community other than slander your neighboors? It benefits no one by running your mouth especially when you are spreading false statements
justabrain
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March 26, 2013
Gangbangers go from one party to another and house crashing wherever they want and looking for more baby mamas of course. This isn't the first time a gang banger got an invite on Twitbook and got mad when he got the uninvite. If you are a nurse then you have already seen the results of angry gang bangers wanting to crash parties. Don't give me that innocent look.
nursejen
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March 26, 2013
@justabrain whats your point about the gangbangers? Yes Im a nurse and yes I know that they have distructive behavior. Do think Im defending a gangbanger? Seriously confused about how you think you have anything productive to add to this thread. Maybe you just like to see yourself on the internet.
Firemedic_not_Tracy
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June 28, 2013
What does 6 figure salaries have to do with it?
108MW
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March 22, 2013
Even in a neighborhood like Redbridge.
108MW
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March 22, 2013
Even in a neighborhood like Redbridge.
backinblack
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March 21, 2013
How many more times does this kind of thing need to happen? Start profiling, implement a curfew or if already in place, start enforcing it. Do sweeps - if this isn't gang related I'd be shocked.

Can't wait for the apologists and sheep to come out to criticize and brutalize. Before starting, please put forth any brilliant ideas you have to stem the tide. Hint, a societal cleansing is not prudent nor is hitting a reset button to stop the birth of so many lousy parents and their miscreant offspring.
shelly13
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March 21, 2013
Its all over the social networks. The kids here know the victim. Many saw the perp at the party. Someone will talk. In the meantime kiddies...dont have a party when ur parents are gone and parents dont let your kids go to parties that are not overseen by a parent.
bobrod
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March 23, 2013
There is a way to have this stopped, the residents of this neighborhood need to contact the neighborhood watch officer in crime prevention and obtain the paperwork to have a suit slapped on the family in question. Once the suit is filed, after a petition is signed, the family can be made to pay every time the police take a report there. I would also contact the homeowners association and have them follow their procedures......if that was already done in this case, document every incident that happens every time, and track down the "Parents" and make them pay. After a bill arrives at their new house, they will take care of the problem because it will be in the court system. Sounds like a big problem, so the HOA should be contacting the watch commander for increased patrols and ENFORCEMENT when the party starts. Just thinkin...
shelly13
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March 23, 2013
If i remember right the parents have been charged in the past just as you have proposed. I guess dr. Phil could not get thru to the girl. Sad.
bobrod
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March 23, 2013
Oh, I didn't know that. The good thing is that after numerous party and under age drinking incidents-including a shooting now, our Police Department should be considering charges for underage drinking, nuisance house(parties), and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, minor in possession, etc.If they now do nothing, after all of that, and the numerous complaints someone living there or the HOA should be stepping up to the plate to file a complaint. Thats if the police do their job correctly....and someone files the complaint.


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