[Loch-Ruadh] in dire need of help
Madelina de Lindesay
lymadelina at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 13 08:44:59 PDT 2008
It's too late at this point. A college friend of mine came over last night and helped me move the anvil and swage block inside the house, but we couldn't manage to move the anvil bench, vise, band saw, or drill press. I appreciate the offer, though. I am heartsick at the knowledge that all Logan's tools are lost. If his physical therapy is successful and he is able to hammer again one day, I doubt he will want to, as I doubt he will recover from the depression this is bound to cause. I am just floored that the city can deem anything a nuisance and haul it off.
Logan still has not managed to call, and I can't visit until tomorrow because inmates with last names beginning A - L can only have visitors on even numbered days of the week. I called, and all I was able to find out is that he is being charged with four counts of aggravated assault. I don't know when he will be arraigned, though probably not before Monday is my guess. I don't know if they will even allow him to get out on bail or if I can afford it if they do.
At this point, all that anyone can do is pray for me and my family. And if you know the name of a good lawyer or bail bondsman, that might help, too.
>From: Pádraig Ruad Ó Maolagáin <padraig_ruad at irishbard.org>
>Sent: Jun 13, 2008 9:48 AM
>To: Madelina de Lindesay <lymadelina at earthlink.net>, "Shire of Loch Ruadh, Kingdom of Ansteorra, SCA, Inc." <loch-ruadh at lists.ansteorra.org>
>Subject: Re: [Loch-Ruadh] in dire need of help
>Unfortunately, I didn't see this email until just now, about 9:30 Friday
>morning, and I'm at work in Dallas. Is there anything that can be done
>this evening or tomorrow, or is it already too late?
>Nunc est bibendum.
>Politicians prefer unarmed peasants.
>Madelina de Lindesay wrote:
>> Does anyone have a current phone number for Erik Mustakaora, aka Ken
>> Brown, Logan's sometime apprentice? Failing that, is anyone willing to
>> come move Logan's forge and other useful tools tonight?
>> I ask because bright and early tomorrow morning, the city of Fort Worth is
>> showing up with a working crew to remove anything from our backyard which
>> they consider a "nuisance". Today, they have already hauled off his tool
>> rack containing many antique and hand made iron tools, his welder and
>> acetelyne torches, and an electric sander, not to mention all his iron
>> stock and other things too numerous to mention -- except EVEN A KID'S
>> PLASTIC WADING POOL!
>> As some of you may recall, Logan spent some time in jail about 11 years
>> ago after arguing with a neighbor over her repeated calls to Code
>> Enforcement. While we doubt she is behind it this time, Logan did not
>> endear himself to Code Enforcement back then, and they have been a
>> constant thorn in our side ever since.
>> Where is Logan in all this? In jail, because he pulled a shotgun on the
>> Code Enforcement guys and told them to get the hell off his property.
>> They also put my dogs in the pound because the guys couldn't get into the
>> backyard with the dogs there. I was at work, or I would have put the dogs
>> in the house.
>> Feel free to call me at 817.721.8659 if you can help.
>> Many thanks,
>> aka Jane Sitton
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