Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Amish Incidents

Amish Incidents ---
Terroristic Security Incidents by Category |Timeline


2 girls kidnapped, 2 arrested August 13, 2014  New York Amish Sister Kidnapping Two Amish sisters were abducted Wednesday from a farm stand in front of the family’s home in Oswegatchie, New York state, near the Canadian border. They were set free by their captors about 24 hours later and turned up at the door of a house 15 miles from where they were taken, though prosecutors say they were sexually abused. Stephen Howells, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, were charged with two counts each of first-degree kidnapping in the abductions

2 killed November 30, 2013  Speeding Truck Kills 2 in Amish Buggy In Northwestern Pennsylvania, a speeding truck driven by driven by 36-year-old Matthew Coulter crashed into an Amish horse-drawn buggy killing 34-year-old Mary Byler her 11-year-old daughter died in the crash, while Byler's husband, William Byler, was seriously injured

Year 2010
In August 2010 in Trempealeau County, an Amish woman was killed and a companion injured after a car crashed into the back of a buggy just south of Whitehall.

June 2010
a semi truck hit a buggy on state Hwy. 95 east of Blair, about nine miles to the south of Whitehall, and injured four people.
Those two incidents came just months after a crash in nearby Jackson County in Wisconsin, where a car struck three buggies from behind, injuring four Amish men.

Year 2009
And in 2009, 70 miles to the east near Marshfield, Wis., a 6-week-old baby was killed while riding in a horse-drawn buggy after being struck from behind by a vehicle.

October 2, 2006. An Amish schoolhouse in Lancaster, PA was gunned down by 32-year-old Charles Carl Roberts, Roberts separated the boys from the girls, binding and shooting the girls. 5 young girls died, while 6 were injured. Roberts committed suicide afterward. thinkprogress
• Springfield XD semiautomatic pistol / 9mm caliber
• Browning BPS pump-action shotgun / 12 gauge
• Ruger M77 bolt-action rifle / .30-06 caliber