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Pion Found Incompetent To Stand Trial
The Caledonian Record [VT], by Jennifer Hersey Cleveland

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Posted By:nhchemist, 1/10/2013 7:45:11 PM

NEWPORT CITY -- The man accused of crushing seven sheriff´s department vehicles with a gigantic farm tractor in August has been found incompetent to stand trial. The court ordered a competency evaluation for Roger Pion, 34, of Newport after the defense asked the court to find Pion incompetent and the state asked for an evaluation. Pion had already been involuntarily committed to the custody of the Vermont commissioner of mental health in a non-criminal proceeding under the state statute that allows involuntary commitment after a finding that someone is in need of treatment.

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Perhaps if Pion (pronounced pee-on) just urinated on the cruisers as the Occupy Wall Street protesters did in NYC he would be excused for his behavior.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 1/10/2013 9:17:14 PM     (No. 9109937)

Maybe it´s time for tractor control in addition to gun control.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/10/2013 9:56:26 PM     (No. 9109968)

Think about how many mentally ill people are running around. Does this mean they get a free pass if they are willing to be institutionalized ?

If you are a protester, you don´t have to do that either.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: woodsman, 1/10/2013 10:59:59 PM     (No. 9110031)

probably had an inferiority complex given his unfortunate name

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/11/2013 5:12:55 AM     (No. 9110180)

Seems to me that Vermont Commissioner should take that law to heart and commit every politician to involuntary commitment. He can start with the senators sent to congress.

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