Lunatic on the loose: Nuclear engineer sought "thrill" in DuPage hijacking

Discussion in 'What's On Your Mind?' started by Lisa Simeone, May 18, 2012.

  1. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Apparently this is in Illinois. Here's the guy, Michael Buhrman:

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  2. Elizabeth Conley

    Elizabeth Conley Original Member

    I'm not sure a mere $20,000 bail is sufficient, nor that this gent should be out on bail. The woman must have been terrified, and I think reckless endangerment was committed here.

    Who's to say he won't be "thrill seeking" again a week after he makes bail? What about on the job?

    Sky diving only endangers oneself, and can thereby be counted as mere "thrill seeking." Terrorizing someone at gunpoint is a serious crime with a victim. That goes well beyond "thrill seeking." The words "criminally insane" pop to mind.
     
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  3. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Elizabeth, totally agree. This guy is nuts.
     

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