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Burglar left paralyzed in escape, police say

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Police say a 43-year-old burglar trying to flee a weekend break-in in Hephzibah broke his neck while jumping from a deck and is now paralyzed.

Richmond County sheriff's Sgt. Dan Carrier said Carl Thur­mond was in the middle of a burglary on Daisy Lane about 9 p.m. when someone came home.

In an attempt to get away, the Hephzibah man jumped from the deck but landed on his head. He was taken to a hospital with broken vertebrae.

When authorities arrived, Thurmond still had a remote from a TV he was attempting to steal in his pocket, police said.

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scgator
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scgator 05/10/11 - 11:53 am
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Sad for someone to end up

Sad for someone to end up this way for such little reward; however, I see a huge taxpayer paid hospital bill here; along with therapy and Social Security disability for the rest of his life. ...........and the beat goes on and on and on...........

pommom38
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pommom38 05/10/11 - 12:02 pm
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Karma isn't even a factor

Karma isn't even a factor here. But i'll omit saying anything in regards to that.
Congrats taxpayers, yet another one we may have to support! But... He'll get slap on the wrist and he lives in wheelchair, and lives off the system.

Common.sense
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Common.sense 05/10/11 - 12:13 pm
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Little reward? He is a thief

Little reward? He is a thief ...

micbare
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micbare 05/10/11 - 12:13 pm
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Can`t wait to see his picture

Can`t wait to see his picture in The Jail Report.

Patty-P
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Patty-P 05/10/11 - 12:22 pm
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At least we know he won't be

At least we know he won't be a repeat offender.

takecharge2
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takecharge2 05/10/11 - 01:13 pm
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He will get a shady lawyer

He will get a shady lawyer and sue the homeowner for everything they own and will ever earn.

onlysane1left
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onlysane1left 05/10/11 - 01:25 pm
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Humpt, no entitlement crowd

Humpt, no entitlement crowd going crazy here comment by Chillen or Dixieman. Makes me wonder........

draksig
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draksig 05/10/11 - 01:51 pm
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A really Slick shady Lawyer

A really Slick shady Lawyer will help him sue Homeowners under the American's with Disabilities act to make homes wheelchair acessable for burglers.

stillamazed
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stillamazed 05/10/11 - 02:44 pm
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Amen, SCGATOR, he will indeed

Amen, SCGATOR, he will indeed cost taxpayers a bundle and he will draw disability, so actually he will end up with a big reward.....at our expense, sadly.....Our broken system will once again reward a lazy bum who wanted to take the easy way out.

Crime Reports and Rewards TV
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Crime Reports and Rewards TV 05/10/11 - 02:58 pm
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So why can EMT's break land

So why can EMT's break land speed records getting to scum like this and the taxpayers are left to die?

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Just My Opinion 05/10/11 - 03:01 pm
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Aside from the certainty that

Aside from the certainty that WE will have to pay for his care for the rest of his life, there is also the fact that this man will live in an absolute hell here on earth for the rest of his life. Having to be fed, getting bedsores, soiling himself on a regular basis, inability to sustain a physical relationship with a woman....it just goes on and on. He and his family will always be haunted by the foolishness of his actions. However, if I were the homeowner who was being robbed, I'd have a hard time being remorseful for Mr. Thurmond.

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