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#1 TekkaMaki

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:02 AM

Paging the Admiral!!!!

From KIRO Seattle-


PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. —

A Chimacum man told police he purposefully jumped his car over an embankment and onto a beach in Port Townsend to keep a natural high going after surviving a harrowing day at sea.


Port Townsend police said Joshua Duane Hannum, 35, told officers he had "a couple beers" and "a lot of adrenaline" leading up to the decision to drive the car westbound off the end of Water Street, launching his car over the breakwater about 12 feet to the beach below.

Two officers were called to the scene around 8 a.m. Saturday to find Hannum’s white Subaru station wagon a few feet from the Port Townsend Bay waterline.
The officers later found the owner of the car, Hannum, who had some blood and scratches on his face.


Police said Hammum admitted he was the driver and lone occupant of the car when he intentionally drove it off the road around midnight.

Police said Hannum, who goes by the name Admiral, described a harrowing day at sea near the San Juan Islands in which he and other members of his crew narrowly avoided catastrophe sailing in bad weather. The adrenaline rush

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#2 Basiliscus

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:22 AM

There's a popular bumper sticker in Port Townsend that reads, "We're all here because we're not all there."

#3 TeamGladiator

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:22 AM

Paging the Admiral!!!!

From KIRO Seattle-


PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. ó

A Chimacum man told police he purposefully jumped his car over an embankment and onto a beach in Port Townsend to keep a natural high going after surviving a harrowing day at sea.


Port Townsend police said Joshua Duane Hannum, 35, told officers he had "a couple beers" and "a lot of adrenaline" leading up to the decision to drive the car westbound off the end of Water Street, launching his car over the breakwater about 12 feet to the beach below.

Two officers were called to the scene around 8 a.m. Saturday to find Hannumís white Subaru station wagon a few feet from the Port Townsend Bay waterline.
The officers later found the owner of the car, Hannum, who had some blood and scratches on his face.


Police said Hammum admitted he was the driver and lone occupant of the car when he intentionally drove it off the road around midnight.

Police said Hannum, who goes by the name Admiral, described a harrowing day at sea near the San Juan Islands in which he and other members of his crew narrowly avoided catastrophe sailing in bad weather. The adrenaline rush

Continued http://www.kirotv.co...ar-beach/nTRyr/


Absolutely fantastic! Love the last paragraph (page 2)

#4 R Booze

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:25 AM

Any one seen Daniel lately?....

#5 Ishmael

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:31 AM

Any one seen Daniel lately?....


Unfortunately, yes. He's rubber-rooming over in CA.

#6 boomer

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:09 PM

There's a popular bumper sticker in Port Townsend that reads, "We're all here because we're not all there."


Quite popular to say the least....

#7 rgscpat

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 04:54 PM

"Officers said they advised him to seek counseling regarding his poor decision-making."

Shouldn't every yacht club and marina have a house shrink?

#8 Snaggletooth

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:29 PM

"Officers said they advised him to seek counseling regarding his poor decision-making."

Shouldn't every yacht club and marina have a house shrink?

I woud saise yes! Butto help a widet audaince they coud starte "Hottline Anachy"..... just starte a niew theade withe the spefics and any nummer of poesteres withe sailing backerounde coud helpoute! Walke thenm off the spredder as it weare....

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#9 fatcat1111

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:09 AM

I enjoyed the news thread comments. Mostly what you would expect - "lock the guy up!", etc. Except for one brave soul who opined, "That is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!"

(I think I got the right number of exclamation points.)

#10 Murphness

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:57 AM

HA! What an epic night...

another from the comments:

The Subaru sustained two flat tires, BODY DAMAGE TO THE FRONT and sides and damage to the undercarriage.

Did the front fall off?


Guessing that's an SAer?

#11 Anonymous Anarchist

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:35 PM

I'm having trouble understanding why this was on the news.

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#12 Tucky

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:57 PM

I'm having trouble understanding why this was on the news.

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T
hen you don't watch the news much- they love this stuff.

#13 Shaggy

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:35 PM

maybe he was on the pot....... :ph34r: <_< B)

#14 Mylar

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:13 PM

gurgle, gurgle, gurgle... ahhhhhhhh

#15 BlondeWithFreeBoat

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:38 PM

"Authorities said Hannum told the officers that in spite of the alcohol, he didn't feel he was drunk at the time."

...and his thoughts on that are completely accurate and objective, I'm sure.

#16 durundal

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 12:39 AM

The local paper has more, and a photo: http://ptleader.com/...SubSectionID=55

#17 TekkaMaki

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:37 AM

Nice Subrau GL- 85 Hp or a rating of about 265.