Re: BSA Chief Executive busted
Mon, 28 Apr 1997 15:09:15 -0500
Monte Kalisch wrote:
> At 09:06 AM 4/28/97 -0400, Doug Roach wrote:
> > The nation's No. 1 Boy Scout was arrested Sunday at Miami
> >International Airport and accused of trying to bring a loaded revolver
> >onto a flight bound for Jacksonville.
> > Jere B. Ratcliffe, chief executive of the Boy Scouts of
> >America, was picked up at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Concourse G. Metro-Dade
> >police said he placed his bag on the security X-ray belt -- then it
> >popped up on the screen showing the silhouette of a gun.
> Does anyone else have any information about this? I think this is no small
> matter. I see no reason why the Chief Scout Executive needs a loaded gun
> on an airplane. (Boy Scouts aren't *that* vicious, are they?)
> Monte Kalisch, firstname.lastname@example.org
> NCS Program, Ben Delatour Scout Ranch (http://www.montekcs.com/www/bdsr)
> ASM Troop 191, Ft. Collins, CO * Explorer Advisor Post 1, Ft. Collins, CO
> ~ I'll always be an Eagle Scout! ~
Let's not jump to any conclusions. The words "Loaded Gun" were not used
and there has been no verification as of the charges.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City