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  • westshores

    I made a thoughtless comment that I have deleted. My apologies.

  • Anonymous

    I wish you well John.

  • Anonymous

    “According to Tercyak’s website, the guitarist and fiddler has more than 25 years of performing experience and a repertoire of more than 700 songs.”
    Just what the ell have his talents and employment got to do with any of this?

    • westshores

      It’s lately been called the “back story” which I for one found of interest.

      • Anonymous

        I think the back story is important. It helps to break our stereotypes and show that people making an honest living based onpersonal effort and achievement are susceptible to the same weaknesses that bring down people in incredible positions of power as well as losers who don’t have a single positive aspect to their lives. This is a really unfortunate story, and while John “broke the rules” by having marijuana in his home, I have a hard time understanding how that posed any particular danger to the public (unlike the original DUI charge).

  • Guest

    Bid deal. It’s time to stop throwing people in jail for such minimal things like smoking a joint.

    • Guest

      I agree with your comment, however, this was more than Pot!

    • County Escapee

      Who really cares about the pot. It was disobeying the judges conditions that got him in early. They don’t like that (as a rule).

      • Anonymous

        Unless your name is Lindsey Lohan!

        • County Escapee

          Good point!
          Isn’t she the one that walks out of rehab (or community service), didn’t shoplift that necklace, wasn’t driving that car and missed court because her visa was stolen? Talk about an enabled brat (if I got the right one)! Thy are all confusing, even if you watch TMZ. :)

  • Anonymous

    the big problem for him was that he was busted on federal land, making it a federal offense. which is what y’all want to avoid , ever.

    • Guest

      big problem for him, you say!……..he chose to drink while being drunk.

  • Anonymous

    Naughty boy. He sure looks dangerous!!! OUI is his only offense as far as I’m concerned. Legalize it & it won’t be a problem. Time for taxpayers to rebel at these needless sentences & fines for a little pot.

    • Bill Cat

      Ah, seems more like the REAL problem was being hammered, running the pick-up a couple hundred feet off the road then smashing it all up. See really wasn’t about pot at all to begin with! Got yanked by his Fed’l PO for using while on probation, but he didn’t get charged with it.

      Come to think, rather have a wild boar chasing me than a Fed’l PO snooping into my every move. My brother had one for a couple years, seemed like the dude was really annoyed over flunking the FBI entrance exam. But once he realize there was more than one brother and none of us was impressed, and it was a long way to the ground from the 3rd fl porch, he became scarce. LOL

  • Anonymous

    Food for thought: The fine is bigger for harassing a mule on government property than it is to be a banker and bilk the system of tens of thousands of dollars. Furthermore, there are more federal park rangers with a higher level of enforcement authority than there are bank regulators with the same powers.

    A very sick system.

  • Anonymous

    Listening to one of his Youtube videos now, pretty good voice. “What A Wonderful Life”.

  • Bill Cat

    90 days? Heck, that’ll be a break for him to come up with some jailhouse blues to fiddle about — might even boost his career a bit, give him the Johnny Cash sort of edge. Might also inspire him to rethink things a bit — flying off the road, wrecking the truck and busting up granite stones in a Federal Park don’t sound like ‘social drinking.’ Just saying.

  • Anonymous

    Jail time for the talented musician.
    Drunk driving is a serious offense.
    Puts us all in danger.
    Time to pay the piper, as they say.

  • Anonymous

    “Nobody knows, the troubles I’ve seen.”

  • I could care less about the Pot, Let him serve his deserved time for the OUI. Suspend his license and be done with it.

  • Grateful Head

    Increasing this man’s sentence by 60 days for an act that is not a crime in this state (possession and consumption of cannabis are civil offenses, not crimes, in Maine) will cost taxpayers approximately $8,000 .

  • Anonymous

    I could swear there are signs all over saying Maine has tough drunk driving laws. Why do we not use them. these people drive drunk and high putting innocent people in danger and get 30 to 90 days in jail? This is tough?? All one has to do is read BDN to see the stories of those who are multiple repete offenders but are still driving and still drunk…

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