4.26.2010

Flashback: 1992

I was actually going to do a post on the new numbers for circulation for the Dallas Morning News when I stumbled upon this from the Dallas Morning News. (Click to enlarge). And the remainder of the story is here and here.
Edit: Sorry, you can't post a comment naming someone as being "right in the middle of it" and "got away with it" without any proof whatsoever. Trust me, I'm protecting you.

46 comments:

Anonymous said...

pretty much the beginning of when wise county became a laughingstock of north texas.

what i hear from others whenever i tell them im from decatur:

leroy burch
meth labs
rock trucks
nudist colony
hot fing water at sweetie pies
backdoor intruder

Anonymous said...

Why was ambulance & fire trucks at courthouse this morning?

Anonymous said...

1:06
Don't forget:
Ricky Lee Green
Sharon Green

Anonymous said...

Why this from the past Barry? Are you bored today?

Anonymous said...

I just had the chance to read the Del Rio story, he never mentioned that while building his house in the North end of Wise County. Marco was a DPS tribute for him in Denton County, Theft and Forgeries are not good for the DPS, see they have problems too Leroy. U just read about it when they are convicted, not accused or charged.

Anonymous said...

I agree 1:44, why bring all this back up. It happened years ago. All water under the bridge.

Anonymous said...

what was pretty interesting about this whole story was the men that were caught at the roadside park.

Anonymous said...

An inmate fell and hit his head.

Anonymous said...

This all soo Gay.

Manager:Rest Stop Hwy 287

Anonymous said...

3:05 What do you mean when you say interesting about the men caught at roadside park can you give alittle more detail I can prob. fill in if you are having trouble.

Anonymous said...

I find it a good read. This is what Barry does, a blast from the past,. This mess was crazy when it went down. Pretty sad when we could not trust our own sheriff.

Anonymous said...

3:05 barry probably wont post names of those caught at the roadside park

Anonymous said...

Im sure Leroy and Phil Ryan were best of friends at one time Phil must of been crushed when he found out his buddy was in trouble.

Anonymous said...

3:05 I will see if I can locate some might be tomm. This is not Barry.

Anonymous said...

Leroy Burch was one of the best things to ever happen to Wise County. Period. He invented meth. He invented gay extortion at the Roadside Park. He discovered the Barnett Shale. He founded the Wise County Settlers Reunion. And he blocked the installation of Astroturf at Decatur High.

A legend.

Anonymous said...

who the f names their kid leroy

Anonymous said...

that would be Leon and Leann..

Bryan said...

So that guy's shady? No?

Anonymous said...

Thank you Jean Bishop for bringing in the FBI. Cleaned up Wise County best you could. Your family is still picked on for it.Your one tuff gal...

Anonymous said...

How could Barry know their names...
They were extorted from to avoid prosecution. The cases weren't hitting the courthouse for $5000.00 or so. These were class C offenses. The bonds were set way high so that the bondsmen could make some money to share...

Anonymous said...

Theres so much we'll never know. People are too afraid of people that slid under the gate and are still working at the Sheriff's office Same bail bond company also.

Anonymous said...

So he's not Black?

Anonymous said...

Deputy, jailer, bondsman, sheriff all wore the same gold emblem around there necks. It was like a cult or something...

Anonymous said...

5:57 no they weren't black, but bet they were democraps.

Anonymous said...

Don't Black people wear a lot of gold emblems around their necks?

Anonymous said...

Did anyone go to jail over this?

Anonymous said...

I think he fell off the bridge, did anyone see him jump remember that. Come on now every body chime in here help me out.

Anonymous said...

I think some of the Burch brock gang still around pouring concrete.Hey didn`t ones wife work for the DA get caught with her hand in the till and get probation the mess up in west tx

Anonymous said...

5:30 there is alot that is still unsaid and there are plenty of peeps out there that hope their names don`t get out.

Anonymous said...

Ya Burch and Box went to the pen got out and still ran together.Other people were told to give up there badges or go some where else to work just look back and you will see a mass exiting of the S.O. just ask around you will see who left just put it together some were told to give up there commission just think and you can see who did around that time this is no bull.

Anonymous said...

DAGO; Tom Bishop could of shot the prick,got away with it and been a real hero.Think of the money it would of saved.

Anonymous said...

What's so wrong with making some spare jack off some Gays?

I mean they're the ones who are Gay not us so they should have to pay somethin.

Anonymous said...

How about when Phil got elected and passed around a paper asking people to list other people who need to be terminated that would not work now.

Anonymous said...

Jean B. tried to tell everyone what was going on but people thought she was just fighting with Leroy but in the end you can see what as going on she was right.

Anonymous said...

PHIL RYAN IS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN AN AWESOME OFFICER .... THE MAN IS A TRUE LEGEND...

Anonymous said...

Phil Ryan...THE MAN THE MYTHE THE LEGEND.

Yeah I kinda like it.

Anonymous said...

This is not about PHIL RYAN it is about LEROY, don`t get me started on Phil you will open another can of worms so leave it at the legend.

Anonymous said...

OK,we will leave it as the Legend

Anonymous said...

Ya know Johnny P. AKA court house RAT I think he needs to write a book on all the things he has seen and heard over the years I would buy one you the man Johnny. From AKA third floor.

Anonymous said...

That burch guy looks like the guy on Office Space with the stapler that gets moved to the basement... LOL!!

Anonymous said...

I think we need more people to respond and write hat they do know for a fact because it can get better than this.

Anonymous said...

You look like that guy. A lot.

Anonymous said...

I remember when Leroy was Rook Ramsey's right-hand man. Makes you wonder about Rook...

Anonymous said...

He looks like a Tracey Lawrence fan who had plastic surgery trying to look like him and things turned out kinda bad.

Anonymous said...

God's memory of Leroy: @ 3 a.m. was me and Ranger DeLosantos watching M. Ratliff that night in the jail.

Anonymous said...

As deleted before; If he was never forced to hire those p*icks. Leroy would have an ass-kickin staff and we would not know Ryan or Walker unless they worked for the Wise S.O. now.
SIR, some people remember u, others will never know the whole story.