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29 Nov 2012 03:34 AM   |   26489 clicks   |   WMUR New Hampshire
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Bathia_Mapes    [TotalFark]  
Guy's got a supremely punchable face.

29 Nov 2012 12:02 AM
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untaken_name     
Who woulda thought a duckfaced skank wouldn't make a good mom?

29 Nov 2012 03:38 AM
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CitizenTed     
Apparently, places named Plaistow are breeding grounds for human scum.

Teen Beaten Unconscious in Plaistow, London

29 Nov 2012 03:39 AM
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drjekel_mrhyde     
He's not the baby's father
/Said in Maury's voice

29 Nov 2012 03:41 AM
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degenerate-afro     
The adventures of douche and duck-face continue.

29 Nov 2012 03:45 AM
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othmar     
dang what a deal.

29 Nov 2012 03:46 AM
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brobinson2001     
www.mememaker.net

Yup.

29 Nov 2012 03:47 AM
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Erinvaries     
Shameful.

29 Nov 2012 03:48 AM
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sexorcisst     
www.ejumpcut.org

29 Nov 2012 03:49 AM
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AbbeySomeone     
How did the child get injured?

29 Nov 2012 03:49 AM
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SwiftFox     
"I find it very sad that these two were located in an area designed to bring joy and happiness to children," said marshal David Cargill.

I feel that those two being located was designed to bring joy and happiness to myself.

29 Nov 2012 03:51 AM
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robnelle     

AbbeySomeone: How did the child get injured?


Poorly written article. I read the whole thing wondering the same thing. The author kept talking about the parents but never told us what exactly happened to the kid.

29 Nov 2012 03:53 AM
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DrPainMD     

AbbeySomeone: How did the child get injured?


That's my question. The photo caption reads, "Authorities say they have found 27-year-old Roland Dow and 23-year-old Jessica Linscott, who are accused of assaulting Linscott's 3-year-old son, James." I assume that they beat the kid into a coma and then went to Disney World.

29 Nov 2012 03:54 AM
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BakaDono     
Just the latest in the endless line of justification for requiring licensing to become parents.

29 Nov 2012 03:54 AM
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Plant Rights Activist     

AbbeySomeone: How did the child get injured?

how old was the kid? Who did the parents leave them with if anyone?

Your reporting sucks, WMUR 9

29 Nov 2012 03:55 AM
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HotWingAgenda    [TotalFark]  

DrPainMD: I assume that they beat the kid into a coma and then went to Disney World.


Trying to read that out loud cracked me up for some reason. Like some horrible cold-open to a crime TV show.

29 Nov 2012 03:59 AM
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doglover    [TotalFark]  

Bathia_Mapes: Guy's got a supremely punchable face.


So does the girl.

You ladies have to get on that. Men aren't allowed.

29 Nov 2012 03:59 AM
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meatofmystery     
put em in Gen. Pop. and tell the inmates what they did.

29 Nov 2012 04:04 AM
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robnelle     
OK..the video is a bit better on details but here are some links to the previous stories that WMUR failed to reference in this article.

Link

29 Nov 2012 04:05 AM
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LDM90     

AbbeySomeone: How did the child get injured?


How babby get hurted? FTFY

29 Nov 2012 04:06 AM
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untaken_name     

BakaDono: Just the latest in the endless line of justification for requiring licensing to become parents.


Right, because we license drivers and they're all terrific drivers. Oh, I know, it's because then people would be accountable for their actions, like getting arrested for injuring their child....

29 Nov 2012 04:07 AM
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wildcardjack     
And our next viral meme IS

www.wmur.com

Horrible mother of the year.

29 Nov 2012 04:09 AM
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SuperDarly     

wildcardjack: And our next viral meme IS

[www.wmur.com image 538x303]

Horrible mother of the year.


Debbie Downers daughter, arrested at amusement park.

www.feelgoodnow.com

29 Nov 2012 04:12 AM
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AdamFurious     
He's not the father. The child's father is dead.....sadly.

29 Nov 2012 04:17 AM
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Hots_Kebabs     

29 Nov 2012 04:22 AM
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publikenemy     
As a father of a 3 yr old, hell, as a farking human being, I seriously believe that anyone who hurts a kid like that and just goes on with life like nothing happens has a serious brain sickness and does not belong with civilized humans. Death is too good for them...they need a good torturing stat

29 Nov 2012 04:24 AM
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Chaide     
Yeah, the article was written pretty terribly. Barely had any details regarding the child, or the crime. I'm sure people following the story for a while knew, but it's bad for news outlets to assume a reader knows these things.

Thanks robnelle for the links.

tl;dr of situation: 3 Year old kid was dropped off at the hospital (didn't quite catch who dropped him off) with burns and bruises all over his body, apparently he was also "blinded". Mom and boyfriend incognito, assumed responsible. Apparently relatives have conflicting reports on whether the injuries are self-inflicted, heh. Hundreds of tips later, police are led to Universal Studios where they are apprehended without incident.

Also notable is that the original father died of a drug overdose. If any of this is inaccurate, it's because I skimmed through and can't be bothered to care further. Parents are assholes, and they more than likely deserve what's coming to them.

29 Nov 2012 04:26 AM
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HBK     

meatofmystery: put em in Gen. Pop. and tell the inmates what they did.


Hopefully gen pop can show him what it's like to hit someone who can hit back. Poor kid. Little guy never had a chance with those losers as his parents.

29 Nov 2012 04:33 AM
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Dahnkster     
I'll tell you when you are allowed to be angry.

www.issues.cc

I always felt she was culpable in helping Casey Anthony go free, but she also shamed one or two farked up parents into killing themselves. So I guess you take the good, You take the bad, You take them both and there you have the facts of life. The facts of life

Hope Dow enjoyed the butter beer at Hogwart's down at Universal theme park. Prisoners love guys that burn and punch 3 year olds... and by 'love' I really mean beat-up and ass rape.

29 Nov 2012 04:34 AM
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Metalithic     
A child-raising license could at least require basic child-raising courses and weed out the obvious psychos. The purpose of a license is to enforce a modicum of competency and responsibility. Do you really think drivers would be no worse if driver's licenses did not exist?

29 Nov 2012 04:36 AM
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Natsumi     

publikenemy: As a father of a 3 yr old, hell, as a farking human being, I seriously believe that anyone who hurts a kid like that and just goes on with life like nothing happens has a serious brain sickness and does not belong with civilized humans. Death is too good for them...they need a good torturing stat


This!!!!. i has an angry too
/don't have kids
//don't even like kids

29 Nov 2012 04:42 AM
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starsrift     
Ah, time for our masturbatory prison rape thread.

29 Nov 2012 04:43 AM
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Cybernetic     

Plant Rights Activist: AbbeySomeone: How did the child get injured?
how old was the kid? Who did the parents leave them with if anyone?

Your reporting sucks, WMUR 9


From a Boston Globe article:

Authorities say Jessica Linscott, 23, and her boyfriend, Roland Dow, 27, dropped the child off at Exeter Hospital on Nov. 14. Medical staff quickly discovered signs that the boy had been abused and alerted Plaistow police. He was then transferred to the hospital in Lebanon.

Police launched an investigation and on Nov. 16, asked the couple to turn themselves in, but Linscott and Dow never showed up. In their absence, they were charged Monday with a total of 11 counts of endangerment.

On Wednesday, outside his office at Rockingham County Superior Court, Reams announced new charges against Dow of first- and second-degree assault.

On Nov. 1, according to authorities, Dow struck the boy on the head, causing traumatic brain injury, and burned the boy's wrist and fingers.

Dow still faces five misdemeanor charges of endangerment for not seeking care for the child on Nov. 12 and 14 after he suffered seizures as the result of head injuries.


Sickening. Who does that to a child?

29 Nov 2012 04:44 AM
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HBK     

starsrift: Ah, time for our masturbatory prison rape thread.


Some crimes are so abhorrent that mere imprisonment is not sufficient retribution.

Beating a three year old within an inch of his life and then sadistically burning him falls into this category.

29 Nov 2012 04:48 AM
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Aces and Eights     
Stupid question, but why do child abusers become such fodder for abuse in prison? Prisons are full of unremorseful rapists, torturers, murderers, drug lords. Why all of a sudden do those prisoners get all principled over this genre of crime? Because the victims are innocent and defenseless? Do animal abusers get beat up too?

29 Nov 2012 04:49 AM
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Another Government Employee     

Aces and Eights: Stupid question, but why do child abusers become such fodder for abuse in prison? Prisons are full of unremorseful rapists, torturers, murderers, drug lords. Why all of a sudden do those prisoners get all principled over this genre of crime? Because the victims are innocent and defenseless? Do animal abusers get beat up too?


Kids are (generally) cute and vulnerable.

29 Nov 2012 04:51 AM
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highwayrun     

SwiftFox: "I find it very sad that these two were located in an area designed to bring joy and happiness to children," said marshal David Cargill.

I feel that those two being located was designed to bring joy and happiness to myself.


I just imagine the two of them walking around Universal Studios, with smiling kids running to and fro in the sunlight, depressing thought of half-dead three-year-old back in chilly Pennsylvania completely forgotten,and when she sees a toddler happliy wandering in a flower-print sundress she gently takes his arm and says, "I want another baby."

29 Nov 2012 04:52 AM
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DrPainMD     

publikenemy: As a father of a 3 yr old, hell, as a farking human being, I seriously believe that anyone who hurts a kid like that and just goes on with life like nothing happens has a serious brain sickness and does not belong with civilized humans. Death is too good for them...they need a good torturing stat


Why don't you support the troops?

29 Nov 2012 04:56 AM
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Big Ramifications     
i50.tinypic.com

29 Nov 2012 04:57 AM
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HBK     

Aces and Eights: Stupid question, but why do child abusers become such fodder for abuse in prison? Prisons are full of unremorseful rapists, torturers, murderers, drug lords. Why all of a sudden do those prisoners get all principled over this genre of crime? Because the victims are innocent and defenseless? Do animal abusers get beat up too?


You realize there's a difference between a person and an animal, right?

29 Nov 2012 04:59 AM
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starsrift     

HBK: starsrift: Ah, time for our masturbatory prison rape thread.

Some crimes are so abhorrent that mere imprisonment is not sufficient retribution.

Beating a three year old within an inch of his life and then sadistically burning him falls into this category.


Inasmuch as I'll simply raise the point that it's allegedly, and it's simplistically plausible to invent a non-abusive reason for the physical damage - such as having gotten underfoot and a hot pot dropped on head - more materially, how does that suddenly mean rape is okay?

And since when is prison about revenge? Do we need to pull out statistics of retribution v reformation and reoffender rates?

29 Nov 2012 04:59 AM
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thisiszombocom     
But but they're white

29 Nov 2012 05:03 AM
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HBK     

starsrift: HBK: starsrift: Ah, time for our masturbatory prison rape thread.

Some crimes are so abhorrent that mere imprisonment is not sufficient retribution.

Beating a three year old within an inch of his life and then sadistically burning him falls into this category.

Inasmuch as I'll simply raise the point that it's allegedly, and it's simplistically plausible to invent a non-abusive reason for the physical damage - such as having gotten underfoot and a hot pot dropped on head - more materially, how does that suddenly mean rape is okay?

And since when is prison about revenge? Do we need to pull out statistics of retribution v reformation and reoffender rates?


allegedly is for the courts. Why did they drop the kid off at the hospital, refuse to turn themselves in, and flee the state?

As far as retribution v. reformation- reformation is for the criminal. Retribution is for the victims and society.

To illustrate, if we sent every murderer to a 3 month "murder retreat" where they learned that murder is bad, and were reformed with super-low reoffender rates, there would be a lot of people pissed off with the justice system. Fixing criminals is a noble goal, but society wants those criminals who have committed violent crimes to be more than a little put out by the punishment.

29 Nov 2012 05:06 AM
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StashMonster     

Metalithic: A child-raising license could at least require basic child-raising courses and weed out the obvious psychos. The purpose of a license is to enforce a modicum of competency and responsibility. Do you really think drivers would be no worse if driver's licenses did not exist?


That just wouldn't be possible, never mind smacking of eugenics.

Someone once said to me that nobody has a baby intending to abuse it. This is probably very true. Most of the time millions of years of evolution do the trick, and the most wacky characters can be perfectly good parents.

There's no particular type of person that could be identified as an "obvious psycho" simply on the basis of some kind of checklist. People that are so far out of whack that they might qualify would most likely get investigated anyway - people with serious mental disorders, and a lot of people with prison records.

29 Nov 2012 05:15 AM
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vrax     

wildcardjack: And our next viral meme IS

[www.wmur.com image 538x303]

Horrible mother of the year.


i46.tinypic.com

29 Nov 2012 05:21 AM
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DKRainey     

doglover: Bathia_Mapes: Guy's got a supremely punchable face.

So does the girl.

You ladies have to get on that. Men aren't allowed.


I'm sorry to say this but there are times when it's ok for a man to strike a woman, this is one of them. I would beat the farking dog shiat out of that trailer trash coont and sleep just fine afterwards.

29 Nov 2012 05:24 AM
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JNowe     

Aces and Eights: Stupid question, but why do child abusers become such fodder for abuse in prison? Prisons are full of unremorseful rapists, torturers, murderers, drug lords. Why all of a sudden do those prisoners get all principled over this genre of crime? Because the victims are innocent and defenseless? Do animal abusers get beat up too?


It's not about principles, it's because a lot if prisoners were abused as kids.

29 Nov 2012 05:28 AM
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Gawdzila     

Plant Rights Activist: AbbeySomeone: How did the child get injured?
how old was the kid? Who did the parents leave them with if anyone?

Your reporting sucks, WMUR 9


TFA:
The boy's grandmother said James had a second brain surgery at Children's Hospital in Dartmouth. Law enforcement officials said the Department of Children, Youth and Families has legal custody of the boy.
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Linscott has been charged with multiple counts of child endangerment, and Dow was charged with first- and second-degree assault.
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Authorities say they have found 27-year-old Roland Dow and 23-year-old Jessica Linscott, who are accused of assaulting Linscott's 3-year-old son, James.


The information is there, but it should have been conveyed more clearly at the beginning of the article.

29 Nov 2012 05:30 AM
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Metalithic     

StashMonster: Metalithic: A child-raising license could at least require basic child-raising courses and weed out the obvious psychos. The purpose of a license is to enforce a modicum of competency and responsibility. Do you really think drivers would be no worse if driver's licenses did not exist?

That just wouldn't be possible, never mind smacking of eugenics.

Someone once said to me that nobody has a baby intending to abuse it. This is probably very true. Most of the time millions of years of evolution do the trick, and the most wacky characters can be perfectly good parents.

There's no particular type of person that could be identified as an "obvious psycho" simply on the basis of some kind of checklist. People that are so far out of whack that they might qualify would most likely get investigated anyway - people with serious mental disorders, and a lot of people with prison records.


True, yet many countries have a vetting and licensing process for adopting animals. It seems a bit nonsensical to hold parents of human children to a lesser standard. Not to mention that certain types of mentally ill persons are limited in regards to gun ownership even in the US, and we are notoriously pro-gun. There are government checklists for nearly everything apart from parenting, like it or not. Also, it could not technically be called eugenics. Eugenics is the practice of trying to eliminate supposed inherent genetic flaws, not curbing intentional, abusive behavior. There is no bad parenting gene.

29 Nov 2012 05:38 AM
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Gawdzila     

HBK: As far as retribution v. reformation- reformation is for the criminal. Retribution is for the victims and society.
...
if we sent every murderer to a 3 month "murder retreat" where they learned that murder is bad, and were reformed with super-low reoffender rates, there would be a lot of people pissed off with the justice system. Fixing criminals is a noble goal, but society wants those criminals who have committed violent crimes to be more than a little put out by the punishment.


Rehabilitation should still take precedence. I don't think retribution is a worthy undertaking for a government; it costs taxpayer money to house criminals -- money that could be used for much more worthwhile things. Punishment is fine and helps deter crime, but it should not come at the cost of efficacy in rehabilitation. In ALL cases it is preferable to return someone from prison back into society as someone who will contribute and not continue to cause problems. If we instead prioritize the harshness of their punishment as we do now, we end up creating a system that is guaranteed to multiply the criminal population instead of diminish it.

Obviously the choice between punishment and reform isn't as stark and either-or scenario as you presented, but you know what? If the choice were really only between our system and a system that reforms murderers in 3 months into happy, functional, contributing members of society... then eff it, I'd take the reform method in a heartbeat. Let people learn to move past tragedy another way besides exacting revenge. IMO it doesn't really help people deal with the loss anyway, it's a temporary feeling of satisfaction.

29 Nov 2012 05:51 AM
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