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      08-13-2019 10:31 AM #1
      66 tires. Mostly Wranglers. Weird.

      https://www.obxconnection.com/outer-...?Thread=104895

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      08-13-2019 10:39 AM #2
      collective punishment for one wrangler driver you cut him or her off.

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      Last edited by what; 08-13-2019 at 10:41 AM.
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      08-13-2019 10:43 AM #3
      https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/...l-seashore.htm

      A 62-year-old male resident of East Lake, North Carolina, was caught in the act of slashing vehicle tires at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) yesterday. He is scheduled to appear in federal court this afternoon in Elizabeth City.

      Additional details:
      At approximately 3 p.m. on August 11, 2019, the suspect was arrested in the parking lot of Ramp 23, which is located south of the village of Salvo, North Carolina. His arrest occurred after National Park Service Rangers and Fish and Wildlife Officers observed him in the act of puncturing tires on a Jeep Cherokee.
      Since the beginning of 2019, at least 66 vehicle tires have been slashed at Seashore parking lots. Additional tires have been slashed north of the Seashore.
      The majority of the vehicles that were vandalized were sport utility vehicles.
      A variety of investigative techniques were used to catch the suspect.
      Dare County Sheriff's Office, Kill Devil Hills Police Department, Nags Head Police Department, Fish & Wildlife Service, Dare County Communication Center, and the National Park Service’s Investigative Services Branch assisted the Seashore with the case.
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      08-13-2019 10:44 AM #4
      "It would have been worth him doing it, if I could have caught him doing it."
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      Quote Originally Posted by Volkl View Post
      My wife wanted a SUV with a manual transmission. I suggested a Wrangler, she said no way, too masculine

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      08-13-2019 10:56 AM #5
      Motive?

      • Owns a tire shop or tow truck nearby?
      • Doesn't want vehicles on beaches for some reason (environmental, safety)?
      • SUV hater?
      • Hates tourists clogging up the roadways/beaches?
      • Bat**** crazy with nothing better to do?


      My guess is either first or last in the list above.

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      08-13-2019 10:58 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Cooper View Post
      66 tires.
      Username checks out.

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      08-13-2019 11:07 AM #7
      I'm going with: local, tired of "tourists" taking away the tranquil area he is used to.

      Some Jeep thangy did evil to me, so I rekon to retaliate. 70 flattened tires otta do it, but dang nabbit, I was pert-near finished when the law got me.
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      08-13-2019 12:52 PM #8
      My guess is he's a frustrated ex-car designer that worked on sedans and now that SUVs and CUVs are taking over, he feels his life's work is marginalized, minimized, and he wants to hold on to those glory days just a little bit longer.
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      08-13-2019 12:56 PM #9
      Only the mall-rated Jeeps were harmed.

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      08-13-2019 12:56 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by steelgatorb8 View Post
      Motive?
      It's a Jeep thing. You wouldn't understand.
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      08-13-2019 01:07 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by DonL View Post
      My guess is he's a frustrated ex-car designer that worked on sedans and now that SUVs and CUVs are taking over, he feels his life's work is marginalized, minimized, and he wants to hold on to those glory days just a little bit longer.
      Wranglers have always been around, and are way better than any wussy sedan
      Quote Originally Posted by Volkl View Post
      My wife wanted a SUV with a manual transmission. I suggested a Wrangler, she said no way, too masculine

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      08-13-2019 01:30 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by VarianceVQ View Post
      It's a Jeep thing. You wouldn't understand.
      touché


      Obviously there is no reason that justifies such an act against strangers.
      That being said, it would be nice to return to a time when being "outdoorsy" meant you were willing to walk your happy ass carrying your sh*t from a safe designated parking area to your chosen retreat.

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      08-13-2019 02:02 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Form Ocean View Post
      Only the mall-rated Jeeps were harmed.
      this made me . well done.


      seriously though: perhaps local mad at tourists because of incidents like this?

      Wild horse killed on NC's Outer Banks. Her mate stood watch over the body all night.

      One of the beloved wild horses that roam North Carolina's Outer Banks was run over and killed Saturday, and her mate responded by standing watch over the body all night, reports the Corolla Wild Horse Fund.
      It happened on a beach north of Corolla and involved a four-wheel-drive vehicle, the fund reported.



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    16. 08-13-2019 02:26 PM #15
      My guess is the guy is an old timer local that is sick of the hipsters in their mall rated wranglers running roughshod around the area.

      No excuse and he has to suffer the penalty for breaking the law, but I also understand what he might be thinking.

      Reminds me of Texas and the plague that is Austin.

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      08-13-2019 02:42 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      touché


      Obviously there is no reason that justifies such an act against strangers.
      That being said, it would be nice to return to a time when being "outdoorsy" meant you were willing to walk your happy ass carrying your sh*t from a safe designated parking area to your chosen retreat.
      Part of the appeal of the Outer Banks is being able to drive on the beach. How many beaches in this "free" county can the public still drive on legally?

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      08-13-2019 03:07 PM #17
      Probably just sick of seeing Jeeps with Dodge Caravan tires on them.

      If I saw Stack's Jeep in person i'd slash his tires too.
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      yes, i am bored by FWD driving dynamics, and anyone who doesn't drive there cars to the limits and the beyond.

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      08-13-2019 03:12 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Eddie View Post
      Probably just sick of seeing Jeeps with Dodge Caravan tires on them.

      If I saw Stack's Jeep in person i'd slash his tires too.
      I was going to but then I would have made Brandon’s security cam highlight reel.
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      08-13-2019 03:14 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by col.mustard View Post
      seriously though: perhaps local mad at tourists because of incidents like this?
      I agree that dumbasses who can't avoid hitting a horse on a beach deserve much worse than their tires being slashed (there are large fines I believe) but the wild horses are well north of where the tire slashings occurred. The entrance to where the wild horses are is under constant surveillance by local police and is about 1-2 hours north of the tire slashings depending on the traffic.

      The cape hatteras seashore section is very remote and desolate with not a lot of people (or horses) around.

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      08-13-2019 03:14 PM #20
      How are Cayden and Jayden and Braeylyn gonna get back in time for Lax camp now?

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      08-13-2019 03:17 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Yuppie Scum View Post
      How are Cayden and Jayden and Braeylyn gonna get back in time for Lax camp now?
      There's an app for that.

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      08-13-2019 03:19 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Cousin Eddie View Post
      If I saw Stack's Jeep in person i'd slash his tires too.
      He'd win you over with his donuts. Once they hit your mouth, you'll rethink everything you ever hated about him.
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      08-13-2019 03:32 PM #23
      Wait what?! wild horses running around in actual populated places where humans can hit them like Deer? I'm a Californian and never have I seen or heard of this before, then again I've never been to NC before so theres that.....

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      08-13-2019 03:43 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by RENOG View Post
      Wait what?! wild horses running around in actual populated places where humans can hit them like Deer? I'm a Californian and never have I seen or heard of this before, then again I've never been to NC before so theres that.....
      They are more feral than wild but yeah they just roam around. There are laws saying you have to keep a certain distance from them but you know how that works out.

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      08-13-2019 03:45 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by AC1DD View Post
      My guess is the guy is an old timer local that is sick of the hipsters in their mall rated wranglers running roughshod around the area.
      Since when do hipsters vacation in the Outer Banks?

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