January 31, 2012

Education

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A lesson he won't soon forget.

Babcock said Hesterberg had repeatedly asked the ranger why he was being detained. She didn't answer him, Babcock said.

"He just tried to walk away. She never gave him a reason," Babcock said.

The ranger shot Hesterberg in the back with her shock weapon as he walked off, Babcock said. [...]

Rancho Corral de Tierra has long been an off-leash walking spot for local dog owners. In December, the area became part of the national park system, which requires that all dogs be on a leash, Levitt said.

The ranger was trying to educate residents of the rule, Levitt said.

On an unrelated side note, the Obama Administration is opening new campaign offices to educate voters for the next Presidential election. You've been warned.

By DMartyr at 01:16 PM | Comments |