The Secret to Ending Radical Protests: Turn Off their Phones!

turn off phoneEarlier this month MDN told you about five enviro gangsters who were arrested in Vermont for illegally chaining themselves to equipment to stop work on a new transmission pipeline–41 miles long–between Colchester to Middlebury (see Enviro Gangsters Arrested in Vermont for Stopping Pipeline Work). What we didn’t know is that one of the enviro gangsters literally went up a tree–living in a platform tied to equipment for nearly a week. Stupid is a stupid does. Police had a heck of a time trying to get this 31 year-old juvenile delinquent down from the tree. How did they finally do it? They cut access to his phone. Yep, turned it off. So he had no way to talk to his other delinquent pals at the eco-gangster group Rising Tide Vermont. That’s all it took. Once the nutter couldn’t commiserate with his homies, he flew down outta that tree…

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