British JARED DOWNER Violently Attacks Tuk Tuk Driver

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linda.dillon wrote: Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:35 pm Perhaps you can tell the police that. As the clothes were provided from them.
Why? Was he naked at the time of arrest?
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Attacked a local - and a tuk-tuk local at that.

He used a weapon.

He caused serious injuries requiring hospital treatment.

He tested positive for meth.

Doesn't quite fit the bill of 'all-round gentle giant'

He was lucky the police intervened to be frank.

Short pants comments are the least of his worries.

But if there is a counter-post, please supply the details.

I'll withdraw my comments and apologize if he is indeed innocent and was roofied.
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linda.dillon wrote: Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:25 am Shame on you all, for believing anything you read from the Cambodian news and passing judgement without knowing Jared or the facts.

As his mother distraught and desperate for help it is heart wrenching to read such comments.
Facts?

Ok.... He was under the influence of methamphetamine as shown by the drug test kit they use over here.
Now as to apportioning blame, [Mod edit: no need for insulting speculation]

All of this led to him deciding to "go travelling" ...... and try meths, and wind up getting arrested for fighting while under the influence.
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;-) Well Linda Dillon I think he looks fine in those shorts. Don't pay attention to what other people say. Set up a GoFundMe for Mr Downer and I'll contribute. Hope all goes well, but things don't look good with a positive test for methamphetamine administered by the police. Here's wishing Mr Downer the best of luck.
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Marty wrote: Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:18 pm ;-) Well Linda Dillon I think he looks fine in those shorts. Don't pay attention to what other people say. Set up a GoFundMe for Mr Downer and I'll contribute. Hope all goes well, but things don't look good with a positive test for methamphetamine administered by the police. Here's wishing Mr Downer the best of luck.
Could I ask if Mr. Downer's friends, family and well-wishers would or should contribute to Oeuth Samnang's family?

I'm interested to hear.
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linda.dillon wrote: Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:25 am Jared was not on meths.
Nobody said he was on meths. Nobody drinks meths anymore. He was on crystal meth, young folks take it and it makes them crazy.

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If a Cambodian was traveling overseas and smashed someone over the head while on meth I’m not sure there will be a line of people looking for a gofundme. If the guy he smashed was a whitey he would have a bunch of donations lined up to cover the medical costs.
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linda.dillon wrote: Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:25 am Shame on you all, for believing anything you read from the Cambodian news and passing judgement without knowing Jared or the facts. I’m glad to see all your worldly travelling have made you such open mined people! Jared was not on meths he was set up not just by the tuk tuk guy and did what he did in self defence to try and escape. Anyone who knows or met Jared in Cambodia will know what a good hearted , all round gentle guy he is who would not hesitate in helping his fellow compatriots in time of need.
As for the idiot comment regarding his shorts , I don’t suppose you are 6’4 and tried to find shorts to fit in Cambodia.

As his mother distraught and desperate for help it is heart wrenching to read such comments.

I'm sure we would all like to hear the real story if possible, behind what happened
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I feel pity for the mother, nobody wants their child to come to trouble, especially when abroad. However I'm wondering what this "set up" could be. There are a lot of asshole tuk-tuk drivers out there, I never take strange ones. I just don't see how beating some driver half to death is warranted, what's that about?
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jaynewcastle wrote: Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:24 am
linda.dillon wrote: Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:25 am Shame on you all, for believing anything you read from the Cambodian news and passing judgement without knowing Jared or the facts. I’m glad to see all your worldly travelling have made you such open mined people! Jared was not on meths he was set up not just by the tuk tuk guy and did what he did in self defence to try and escape. Anyone who knows or met Jared in Cambodia will know what a good hearted , all round gentle guy he is who would not hesitate in helping his fellow compatriots in time of need.
As for the idiot comment regarding his shorts , I don’t suppose you are 6’4 and tried to find shorts to fit in Cambodia.

As his mother distraught and desperate for help it is heart wrenching to read such comments.

I'm sure we would all like to hear the real story if possible, behind what happened
Okay, so I am late in to this piece. Let's discuss "self-defence". Not a scratch on the gentle giant "Brendan Fraser", but the tuk-tuk guy seems to have "been through the mill" somewhat??

Piss-test says positive for meth??? But of course, the rozzer demonstrating the test probably had a stool pigeon ready to drip on the litmus??

Apologies Linda, but there is rarely any smoke without (significant) fire in KoW. I've met more than my fair share of "good-hearted, all-round gentle guys". They too would not hesitate to help fellow compatriots in a time of need. (i.e. buy them another beer) They were also a mixture of meth-heads, coke snuffers, weed-whacking hippies et al.

I'd prefer to let the competent authorities deliver a final verdict based on the evidence and see what happens then, before making an impassioned defence.
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