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Roachdale woman arrested on drug charges

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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Roachdale Police Department Reserve Officers Jason Woodall, left, and Mike Parks are pictured with marijuana plants seized Friday on Roachdale's south side.
ROACHDALE -- A Roachdale woman remained in the Putnam County Jail Monday after being arrested Friday night on five drug-related felony charges.

Alice Jennings, 40, is facing preliminary charges of possession of marijuana, dealing marijuana, cultivating marijuana, dealing marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school and dealing marijuana within 1,000 feet of a public park. All are Class D felonies.

Roachdale Town Marshal Mike Mahoy said officers from the Roachdale Police Department discovered a row of marijuana plants growing along a railroad tracks behind a neighborhood made up of Habitat for Humanity homes on the town's south side.

Mahoy contacted the Indiana State Police about the matter around Labor Day weekend, he said. Mahoy was told cameras would be installed at the site to record any activity there.

"They were supposed to come out (last) Monday and take the cameras out, but come to find out they were never put in," Mahoy said.

On Friday night, Roachdale officers began their own surveillance of the plants, Mahoy said.

"About 11 p.m., a female came through and started picking through and tending to the plants," Mahoy said.

That female turned out to be Jennings.

"At first she told us she was out looking for her lost dog," Mahoy said.

Eventually, Mahoy said, Jennings admitted to growing the plants. She told officers she was "at the lowest point in her life," Mahoy said.

Jennings' bond was set at $20,000 cash.

Habitat for Humanity Board Member Brian Lathrop said officials from the organization had no comment.


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Way to go Roachdale PD! The citizens and the town board should be proud. Seems you did not need the help of ISP if you busted them on your own. Keep up the good work and go bust some more!

-- Posted by RDALERESIDENT on Mon, Sep 13, 2010, at 1:50 PM

Mahoy's bond was set at $20,000 cash......um???? error

anyways Congrats Roachdale PD. way to go!!!

-- Posted by proudemt on Mon, Sep 13, 2010, at 2:49 PM

So, she lived in a Habitat for Humanity home? Wow, when you think of all the people who paid and volunteered to build those houses, so that deserving, hard working families could have the experience of owning a home of their own, and, a drug dealer moves in, how sad is that. If she thinks she was at the lowest point in her life, she hasn't seen nothing yet.....

-- Posted by lindam7766 on Mon, Sep 13, 2010, at 5:23 PM

Mahoy is not identified in the article. we assume he is the town marshall, but read the article and that is not stated nor is his first name. another example of Banner Graphic's sloppy writing

-- Posted by albert on Mon, Sep 13, 2010, at 6:06 PM

Banner Graphic owes Mr MaHoy and his family an apology-due to rumors about the error that MaHoy's bond was set at 20,000-rumors were spreading and he didn't deserve that

-- Posted by bam on Mon, Sep 13, 2010, at 7:06 PM
Response by Banner Graphic:
It was a typographical error and has been corrected. The print edition will also contain correct information. We do regret the error. We apologize to Marshal Mahoy and regret any inconvenience or embarrassment this may have caused him.

This arest was along time coming!Good Job Mike!Yes she is a habitat homeowner, Lindam there is a bad apple in almost every bunch!They r some wonderful habitat homeowners.I hope you haven't been misguided about how habitat works. The homeowner pays their home. The sad thing is she will probrly get to keep her home. Unless it is written in her mortgage otherwise.I hope people will still help with the new build in Bainbridge, just think of it you are helping a family to become a homeowner.If I can still find positive things to say about PCHH. Then everyone one else can.

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Mon, Sep 13, 2010, at 7:57 PM

Okay so maybe she didnt need to be around it, but everyone on here doesnt know her and doesnt need to be saying things like she is a bad apple, and that the arrest was a long time coming. you dont know her. Everyone makes bad mistakes and people dont need to be dogging her so badly. She has had a rough life and plenty of hard times, most likely worse than yours. Im not saying that gives her permission to do what she did but its the truth. You dont know what hard times she has had.

There are a lot of points about this case that dont make sense. For example, how do they have evidence other than her testimony, that she was involved since "the cameras were never put in" I quote. Also, the pot plants WERE NOT on habitat grounds. it wasnt like she was growing them in her house or smoking it. People need to think about these things before getting on here and acting like they are better. Alice has a family and they dont need to suffer just because Alice made a bad mistake.

-- Posted by DC25 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 1:04 AM

To mamawfolck who says "The sad thing is she will probrly(sic)get to keep her home.": I hope she DOES get to keep her home, it would be sad for her and her family if she lost it, but by the time the "justice" systems finishes squeeaing her for every penny, she will be lucky to do so.

-- Posted by '74tiger on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 3:55 AM

Looks like about six lousy marijuana plants, no wonder ISP didn't show an interest. Give the woman a break, people! This shouldn't even be a crime.

-- Posted by '74tiger on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 3:58 AM

Let me start off by saying I am a college educated, lifelong resident (43yrs)of Roachdale, IN. I do NOT do drugs. In college I experimented with pot and enjoyed it. All good things must come to an end. The law and the unwillingness to chance everything I have ever worked for, forced me give it up YEARS ago (showing my age here). A few concerns I have:

1. All this praise going to Roachdale Police Department really makes my stomach turn. Please don't be fooled into believing that RPD are a bunch of blood hounds sniffing out 'bad seeds' and solving tons of crime. (Although, if you were to drive through Roachdale some day and see the number of officers working you would think the crime rate must be off the charts. NOT true for the small community of Roachdale) Most of the time you can find members of our wonderful 'force' keeping the seats warm at Casey's gas station. I think that the town board should make Casey's the new dispatch center. These guys didn't 'catch the bad apple all by themselves', they were most likely tipped off by some farmer who wanted to brown his nose a little bit.

2. How will Roachdale continue to pay for the gas in all those gas guzzlin vehicles they drive? Now we have someone else to provide for in jail. The cost of housing an inmate is HUGE! I would of paid for the Round-Up to get rid of the plants myself before more of my tax dollars went to feed, shelter and provide medical care for another inmate who is possibly guilty of growing a few plants.

3. And why is pot illegal? The national debt is huge and we have all these people in jail for marijuana related offenses for years....think of the MILLIONS spent each year. The majority of people incarcerated today are serving time for drug related offenses. During the last 20 years state and local police have arrested nearly 20 million people for marijuana offenses. The war on marijuana has had no apparent impact on its popularit or number of arrest made due to its violations. If they were to legalize it like cigarettes or alcohol it would provide many jobs for people (no more unemployment)by being cultivated as a fiber and food crop and be TAXABLE. The medical Take all that revenue and add the millions NOT spent on housing and prosecuting these people and watch the national debt dwendle before our eyes! The money used to finance the prosecutions of marijuana offenders could be used to finance something beneficial for the nation, such as Medicaid or Medicare coverage for needy children and elderly.

Marijuana a gateway drug? I don't think so. Since marijuana is so popular, it is possible that people who use less popular drugs are likely to have also used marujuana. In other words, there is no cause-effect relation. Moreover, marijuana is safer than some of the things the U.S. government allows to be sold and indulged, such as alcohol and tobacco. Unlike alcohol, marijuana can not be consumed to the point of death. Alcohol does more damage in many areas of society than drugs. Marijuana is a social drug and not addicting.

Like I stated before, I don't use drugs. I DO have friends in VERY high places who like to indulge in a pot. I am talking about doctors, lawyers and even JUDGES!!!!!! Seen it with my own eyes at certain high-to-do gatherings. Lesson here....think twice before bashing a 'pot head'. There are people out there who NOBODY would ever suspect of using, using on the daily!

4. If this lady is really a resident of Habitat for Humanity then she must of been deserving of it. Lots of paperwork and red tape to go through before being able to move into those houses. I am also sure that she probly had to volunteer as part of here agreement, along with everyone else.

5. Wonder why Indiana State Police didnt get involved? They have BIGGER FISH TO FRY!!! I guess for some small town deputy keeping the seats warm at Casey's...its ACTION! haha

Final thought: marijuana can be useful in many ways. If it were legal, people could find ways of 'catching a buzz' or 'relieving stress' without the risk of death or addiction. Ya, its illegal but so is parking your horse on the wrong side of the Putnam County Courthouse (yes that law is still on the books). I would consider Ms. Jennings a 'Rosa Parks' in the war against dumb laws.

-- Posted by RoachdaleRes on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 4:51 AM

So she went to jail for something that is completely ok in 24 other states.

And that our fouding fathers used as well as the masons and the whole world for some 5000 years.

You all are a bunch of uneducated hill billies.

Carry on Putnam county, go burn a cross or watch some springer, maybe you will see your sister on there. What idiots, you dont even know this person. Im so glad I left that area.

-- Posted by dodger1 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 7:34 AM

its sad to see such angry ppl all the time ! maybe they should try smoking pot !

-- Posted by undercoverbrother on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 7:56 AM

Hmmm golly that was sure a big bust "six plants' lol, nd no picture of Mr Frisbie either "oh he is not a cop anymore ,oops.. Well if he was in the pic it would have been priceless. Some how I think cultivation of six plants seems to deam personal use and by that would turn into a lessor charge, seems a little over blown to me. I think if I were her I would stick to the I m looking for my dog story and not have let them harrass her into admiting it was hers. Honestly those are some of the poorest looking plants I have every seen. Street value of what? 50 bucks? And dealing charges..hmmm I dont see much dealing going on there. Looked mor like growing. And with that and being by a railroad track I would have to think maybe a train conductor threw out his stash and thats where it grew, with very little cultivation by the look of it. But none the less, it is kinda cool seeing Jason in the spotlight, GO Raccoon Police Department, oops thats resident evil. Go Roachdale, maybe the next bust will be bigger..

-- Posted by Oh My Goodness on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 8:11 AM

EVIDENTLY THE STATE THOUGHT IT WASN'T WORTH THEIR TIME FOR 6 LOUSY PLANTS. COME ON GUYS, DON'T YOU HAVE MORE TO DO?

-- Posted by MORTY3 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:00 AM

wow, big bust, theirs no buds, so basically worthles. they need to legalize it and stop spending billions to eradicate it.

-- Posted by tru story on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:10 AM

All i have to say is, all the comments about, why the big deal about so little pot? Uh, it is illegal to grow and possess pot, so, duh, it is a crime and that means, go to jail!!! What a bunch of idiots we have that look for anything to be negative against the cops. You people are a bunch of losers. Good job Mike and the guys! More people appreciate what you do than not. Can't wait for you guys to bust some of the people that made these posts!!

-- Posted by magoo55 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:26 AM

Where is everyone coming up with 6 plants. No where in the article said 6 plants. There could be more that just are not in the picture....HELLO! Besides, I do not want that stuff growing near the school in our community where many of my friends kids go, and I am glad they found it, little bust or big. If you all want legalized marijuana move to a state where it is legal, until the law is changed, it is the duty of these officers to arrest those that break the law. I just love how people assume things and make up their own story to say negative things about police officers that have done a good thing. I just wonder if any of RoachdaleRes's friends in high places work for our court system in Putnam County...nothing would surpise me in this county! Small town rumors, what a joke, if they read the article they would know that it was a typo, but there are some that just like to start rumors. Mahoy as you are sitting in Casey's enjoying your coke, be proud of what you did and you deserve to sit and have a break from time to time, and beside I am sure there are some scary people that come in there and I am sure the workers appreicate your presence!

-- Posted by RDALERESIDENT on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:51 AM

They were doing their job and it is against the law to grow pot-so what if there were no buds-pot is pot and illegal in the state of Indiana. Since the state is sooo broke we need to appreciate our local cops more than ever-they are here for us-and so what if they go to caseys? At least they are visual to the public. Find something more important to gripe about-worry about yourself and your own issues.

-- Posted by bam on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:04 AM

To the Banner....it would be nice to be able to "like" a comment like you can on other sites. Thank you RoachdaleRes for so eloquently expressing your thoughts. Bravo and "like". :)

-- Posted by So... on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:30 AM

Unfortunately, some people have posted incorrect statements. Firstly, where did you get the idea that it was only 6 plants? Did you get that just from the picture? Well, let me correct you. It was a total of 17 plants, and each plant is valued at around $1000. Also, please remember that there are laws in this state that indicate that it is illegal to have marijuana. It doesn't matter if you agree with it or not, it is the current law. It is interesting to see the comments posted here, from people that don't have the slightest clue of what they are talking about. I just so happened to be there, and I know the facts of the case.

"wow, big bust, theirs no buds, so basically worthles. they need to legalize it and stop spending billions to eradicate it.

-- Posted by tru story on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:10 AM" - You obviously have no clue.... Each plant had multiple buds on them.

To Oh My Goodness - $50? Don't know where you got that idea. You must buy yours from someone cheaper.

When you want to know the real story, maybe you should get a copy from the prosecutor's office, and read it. Only then will you truly understand the whole story. It's really sad how people assume.

For RoachdaleRes - Go smoke some more. You seem to think you have it all figured out. You bash the police, but one day you'll need help. Who will be there to help???? The police.... hmmm.. funny how that works....

Almost everyone posting on here doesn't know the facts, and only posts what they believe is true. Fortunately, I know the true facts.

-- Posted by bugdrvr1970 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:33 AM

get the facts about them sitting at Casey's before you start griping about it. Mike & the guys do a wonderful job for Roachdale. Most of us appreciate them.

-- Posted by turttlelady on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:45 AM

She said she is at the lowest point in her life. I'm taking that to mean she is tired of that life (illegal pot) and glad she got caught. So way is everyone upset that the officer's helped this women out by doing their job? I hope she gets help and kicks that illegal habit. Good luck Alice.

-- Posted by mad-mom on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:52 AM

OK I am NOT saying RPD is perfect. To DC25 I do KNOW ALICE JENNING! She deserts everything she gets. As for the all people saying they just got her for pot! That is all she got caught with,as for her children they are wonderful people and of age as I understand it.She as gotten more out of PCHH than any other homowner. I even tried helping Alice (on getting the thing done to her home that she was promise.) and she back stabbed me! I feel she deserves whatever the judge gives her.There are other home owners that live out here that try to live right. That don't need this going on in their neighhood! I myself (along with others feel she should be taught a lesson!) If it was myself I would hope people would feel the way!Every time things don't go her way she trys and play the poor me card! Let me tell you I have had it ruff. But I don't expect anyone to fell sorry for me! I don't try and break the law either.I am not any better than anyone else. But I am tried of hearing poor me, from her.It doesn't matter if it was 7 pot plans or 50. IT IS STILL ILEAGAL!Iwill say it angin! GOOD JOB MIKE! I am not saying I agree with everything RPD. I had aproblem in the beginneng with them being at Casey's so much.But the more I thought about it at least we know were they are!! And were we can find them,if we need them.

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:52 AM

Alice deserves to be caught and so does her loser boyfriend Jeff...they haved ruined to many lives of families. She was working at the Ladoga Academy, hoping they dont keep her on staff..I feel bad for her children but they have one person to blame and it is Alice. God is good, all the time!!

-- Posted by ejapril on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 11:17 AM

I know the facts too!! lets tell the the whole side of the story ... how do you know they was hers? did u see her plant them? you do relize that marijuana grows wild thru out indiana and the midwest? esp on railroad tracks or nearby. the area you mention is NOT habitat property..rr tracks are habitat own.this is not a habitat issue and they should never been brought up.ALSO how can you value them at $ 1000 per plant ? prices are based on thc level and nobodys gonna pay 1000 for some rag weed.. and when rdale pd is not at caseys drinking coffee n mt dew how would you guys just so happen to find some plants so off the road ? you guys never leave your vehicle.your windows are so tinted u can barley see out.whatelse is odd is that you claim right at same time u set up Surveillance she just so happens to talk a stroll in the woods?? give me a break... you also failed to mention..what did you find on her ?NOTHING.what did u find in her car and her house you search for 3 hours NOTHING!! it use to be innocent until proven guilty but in putnam county its guilty until proven innocent. and whats with 20.000 cash bail?? this is not a murder or bank robber. i wouldnt be surprized if theres not a lawsuit brought against rd pd dept and banner graphic for slander and def of character....

-- Posted by ATTY@LAW on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 11:43 AM

First of all, I find it very sad that you are bashing policemen who are doing their job and arresting someone who most definitely is breaking the law. Those plants could have been found and used by children!!! I am just appalled that you are putting them down for this. Whether it was 1 plant or 1000 plants, it is a crime. Period.

Marijuana is a drug that causes hallucinations and impairment. I truly hope those who say you use it "casually" do not drive after using it. I am glad that it is illegal in Indiana. I doubt that all of these people in support of marijuana would be happy if their children were freely using it! If so, that is incredibly sad as it could kill them.

I agree that the use of alcohol needs more strict laws and I am in great favor of that...especially in a lower BAC for a driving arrest. It is also a drug that kills many...as can marijuana! Really think about this, people!

Good job, Roachdale PD for removing this from your community....and possibly out of the hands of children!

-- Posted by John3:16 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 11:43 AM

THIS KILLS ME!! POINT OF THE STORY....DO NOT GROW POT NEAR A SCHOOL OR IN THE CITY LIMITS, OR TOWN IN THIS CASE. MIKE AND RPD DID A GREAT JOB! THEY DESERVE ALL THE CREDIT. AND WHO CARES IF HE SITS AT CASEYS.....WOULD YOU RATHER HIM DRIVING AROUND TOWN, WASTING GAS. NO!!! I'D RATHER HIM BE AT THE GAS STATION PARKED AT THE TABLE SO PEOPLE KNOW WHERE HE IS AT! GROW UP! OBVIOUSLY ROACHDALE HAS MORE PEOPLE YOU NEED TO BUST MIKE.....GO GET EM!!!!

-- Posted by proudemt on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 12:04 PM

ejapril (aka april ) how many times police been at your house ? more than we can count..i believe your mom has a cocaine felon charge if i remb not pot!! but coke... how many times u stole money from her kids? too many.. so go eat nother doughtnut!!!

-- Posted by nunyabiz on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 12:07 PM

REMEMBER PEOPLE. THESE ARE CHARGES.. SHE NOT BEEN CONVICTED. SHE GETS FAIR TRIAL AND HER SIDE OF STORY. GO GET THE METH HEADS AND SOME REAL WORK.

-- Posted by ATTY@LAW on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 12:12 PM

Atty@Law, i hope you aren't an attorney, if you are i hope i never need one, crime is crime and if you get caught, you pay the price. Usually, the people that commit crimes don't do any time. By the way you might want to retake english 101. Very pathetic use of english and punctuation. If you aren't an attorney, there is such a thing called false impersonation...........

-- Posted by magoo55 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 12:48 PM

Atty@Law why shouldn't habbit ben mention? I do believe if u get a drug charge and you are on foodstamps, u r unable to get them anymore. It sounds like the RPD needs to get a raise, it sounds like they r going to have their work cut out for them! it seems to me that they r going to have their work cut out for them. It seems to me they r alot more pot smoker in Roachdale than we all realize! Has for roachdale being a bunch of hilbillies,Do you realize how underedcated it makes u sound. As for Att@Law I don't believe for one min.you are a lawyer!

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 1:11 PM

LOOKS LIKE WILD RAGWEED TO ME.. NO BUDS IT WASNT NEAR READY TO PICK.. I DONT BELIEVE THAT STORY . ITS ONE SIDED. THEY JUST FOUND OVER 2000 PLANTS IN TURKEY RUN LAST MNTH. I SUPPOSE YOUR GONNA BLAME HER FOR THAT TOO?? , WHY DIDNT ISP WATCH THEM? OR CHARGE ANYONE, NOT 17 PLANTS 2000 PLANTS. MOREL OF THE STORY IS IF U FIND SOME POT PLANTS YOU BETTER RUN THE OTHER WAY CAUSE MIKES GONNA POP OUT AND GET CHA !!

-- Posted by BLUNT420 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 1:25 PM

Blunt, you better go back and smoke another one at 4:20, maybe it will help your thinking process. Whoa, talk about a stoner!!!!!!

-- Posted by magoo55 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 3:45 PM

I'm sorry, but I can only laugh when I read some of the comments here. The best one's are those who think they know the story, and put comments in that don't make any sense. Please don't comment AGAINST the case, unless you have your facts straight. As far as I am concerned, I haven't seen any postings yet by anyone that was there, or is familiar with the actual facts.

Unfortunately, there are some people who would like to be politicians, and plead their case here. It's fine to have a comment, and express your point of view. However, when it comes to the actual facts, please leave that to the people that know better.

-- Posted by bugdrvr1970 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 4:27 PM

I have knowen a few of you for years, Alice would not leave you on the side of the road and is the first to lend a helping hand.we all know we have bellybuttons and opoions we need to forgive alice and you who judge her heart. now lets let the law handle the crime and god the sinners, yes that is all of us. Her poor children who are not enbraced you must be approaching a low also if they read this page. Be human , give a family a chance, and God will Bless You for it.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 4:49 PM

JUST ANOTHER DRUGGIE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE SYSTEM.

-- Posted by Michele1953 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 7:01 PM

I am truly sorry to see such judgemental statements from those of you I KNOW have made mistakes and such in your lives as well. The Bible says in the book of Romans that "ALL have sinned and fall short of the glory of God". I know Alice probably better than ANY of you!!!! She has a heart of gold and like many of us, she has had a hard way to go in life. I am not making excuses for her choices, but I am asking you to all lift her and her children up in prayer. We all need prayer. I only hope that all of you will take as much time looking in the mirror and reflecting on your own lives as you seem tyo be doing to judge Alice for hers. Lets not do to her what you have done to so many others and criticize her into feeling even worse about her life situation. If you take half the time to be supportive of helping her to get the help she seems to need as you do trying to judge her for the things that most of you apparently have done yourselves then she surely will have great success in rehabilitating and becoming a proud and productive member of that community once again. I know for a fact that your community has been soooo critical of people in the past that you have ostricized some from ever being able to be seen there again. What a truly sadsituation. I personally was even shunned by your local Christian Church Congregation to the point of feeling like there was no hope for me. Thanks and praise be to God above that I have learned that church is not a building that sinners congregate in on Sunday mornings, but Church is a group of sinners that support the growth of ones spiritual b eing and help them no matter what to grow closer to God at any expense. After all, life is soooo short in comparison to eternity in the kingdom of heaven. By the way, I have forgiven each and every one who shunned me and turned their backs on me from the church and roachdale community when I needed support the most. God has forgiven me for my sins just as He has yours!!!. Jesus DIED for our sins!!!! Please stop sinning by judging someone else for their sins. NOBODY is sin free....NOBODY!!!!!!! I love you Alice and I will always be here for you if you ever need me....no matter what happens!!! You are better than this and I will do whatever it takes to help you get the help you might decide you need to feel like your life is worth something. After all...it is worth a lot more than this!!!

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 7:17 PM

I hope the sudden lack of comments and slamming of Alice is a sign that we are all taking the suggested moment to reflect on our own lives and the things we all could do to better ourselves. Keep your head up Alice! It gets better, I assure you it does. Life is seldom easy, and rarely do things go exactly as we would like, but if you just keep your eyes on the prize, God will help you become the person you once were and He is faithful and just to forgive all our sins. God loves you sweetness, and so do I! Go forward from here and don't look back except to remember where it is that you never want to be again!!!! Godspeed!

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 8:01 PM

To castout - You do understand that Alice doesn't have access to the internet, right? She won't see your message, etc.

I would only suggest that you pray for her. I don't believe that she will see your comments, or hear your message for quite awhile.

-- Posted by bugdrvr1970 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 8:11 PM

"Alice has a family and they dont need to suffer just because Alice made a bad mistake."

You don't think she was doing this all by herself without someone in her family knowing about it do you? And her family was using the money she was making from DEALING those drugs. They will probably confiscate her house since she's probably been paying for it with proceeds from her drugs dealings. The house and anything else they can prove were bought with drug money.

-- Posted by greenwoodspeeder on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 8:36 PM

well greenwood, I assure you her kids are the best. I know her family and they did not know about this. Someone may of? But it wasnt family. But were to help eachother, not cast stones. She did what she did, the court will handle whatever she did. Everyone should leave her family out of it. We morn when a person is so beatdown they take their life. But they are usually driven to it. Roachdale has a fairly high self inflicted death rate. She messed up, she will have to answer for it. Why beat her down. If you know her you know she is not a healthy woman. I disagree with what it looks like she did but it was for pain relief I bet. Her kids are I repeat, wounderful young people, a nurse student and a fine young man of a son. Help her , not judge her.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 8:57 PM

TO DC25 YOU HAVE NEVER SMELLED ANY KIND OF DRUGS IN MY HOME!NOR WILL YOU EVER I KNOW WHO YOU ARE I WILL BE TALKING TO MY LAWYER TOMMORROW!FIRST OF i AM NOT JEALOUS OF ALICE!WHY WOULD i BE? LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT ALICE, I TOOK A LOT OF CRAP FROM DIFFENT ONES FOR STANDING BEHIDE HER AND TRYING TO HELP HER.BUT I JUST TOLD EVERYONE SHE HAD BEEN TREATED WRONG AND I WAS GOING TO HELP HER!SHE ACTED REALLY GREATFUL UNTIL A BETTER OFFER CAME ALONG!SHE LIED ON ME! BUT U SEE I NEVER TOLD ANYONE SHE WAS COMING OVER TO MY HOUSE AND DOWNLOADING STUFF OFF HER FLASH DRIVE ABOUT HABITAT ONTO MY COMPUTER.I JUST TOLD HER TO NEVER CALL ME ANGIN. THEN SHE HAS THE NERVE TO TURN AROUND AND DRAIN HABBITAT FOR MORE STUFF FOR HER HOME.AFTER SHE HAD SIGNED A PAPER SAYING SHE WAS HAPPY!KNOWING THERE WAS FAMILIES OUT THAT NEEDED MAJOR THINGS DONE TO THEIR HOMES TO EVEN MAKE THEM LIVABLE.THAT IS THE KIND OF PER SHE IS.THE TRUE ALICE I FEEL PUTS HERSELF FIRST.I FEEL SHE THINKS EVERYONE OWNS HER SOMETHING. BEFORE SHE BACK STABBED ME I WOULD HAVE THOUGHT SHE WAS THE NICEST PERSON I HAD EVER MEET. IN CLOSING I THINK EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE TO SIGN THEIR NAME ON HERE. THAT IS WHY I AM SIGNING MY NAME WHO EVELSE HAS THE GASTS TO DO THAT? TAMMY FOLCK

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 8:58 PM

After rereading all the comments, I will have to say we should be praying for her! My God can change anybody. The only thing I am wanting from alice is apolgy.She really hurt me deeply,when she back stabbed me.I took alot of stuff from different ones for trying to help her. And everyone PLEASE! think of her children the don't need this. I want to say I am sorry to her children. for any grief you are going through.I will have to say Alice does love her kids. I will have to agree I don't believe that they have real guity person in jail.And I think it is sorry he hasn'tood up and confessed.We all know who has the green thumb over there. I hope Alice opens her eyes to him and kicks him to the curb.

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:18 PM

To everyone whose commented on this article. Im Jake Collier, Alice Jennings son. What my mother did was wrong, there's no doubt about it. But please people, do not make it any harder on my sister and I than it already is. I dont want sympathy or anything such as that, but please do not judge Daylene, or I or anyone else in my family just because my mom made a bad decision. I'm still a resident of Roachdale, I love this town. I've grown up here since I was old enough to walk. I would do anything to help out this town and everyone it, so im just asking for you all to please not spread untrue rumors, and just let me and Daylene figure everything out as young adults and handle the situtation.

-- Posted by Jake Collier on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:38 PM

I realize Alice cannot use the internet to read this right now, but she will be able to have her loved ones relay the messages to her. As for Tammy Folk, I am sorry that you are feeling so hurt by the past, but we must all remembver that EVERYONE has something in their lives either past or present that we are not proud of. I can assure you that you are not perfect by any stretch. I applaud you for trying to help her when you did, but it seems as though you were not doing so out of the kindness of your heart. You seem to be hoarding resentments because you did not get some sort of great recognition for what you did. God tells us to give out of love in our hearts without expectation of anything in return or it was not really love that was doing the giving. As far as knowing who DC25 is, you should probably leave well enough alone. There is nothing any attorney will be able to do for you. We must all remember that there are a lot of emotions and people involved and affected by this. Alice made this mistake in poor judgement, not her children....LEAVE THEM OUT OF IT...how shallow is that really. First and foremost....LOVE is the greatest commandment of all. Lets try to all love her through this and strive to help her be a better person because of it. As far as putting your name on here.....it is guts...not gatz....but if any of you were to take 5 seconds to think about who "castout" is you will figure it out. (1). I know her VERY well. (2). I was "castout" of Roachtucky due to my past drug addiction. Praise be to God above that is all behind me now!! (3). I lost everything before I found the "REAL" everything in my life....GOD (4). I will always love her and her kids, they are remarkable young people!!! and I am very proud of them. (5). If you are soo busy trying to vent by casting stones at Alice, I will pray for you as well....hatred is holding you prisoner in your own mind and keeping you from seeing the real issue at hand. (6) The name of the people on here is not important, the important thing is to forgive, forget, love each other as Jesus loves us, and try to help oneanother to become a better person and grow closer to the real solution to ALL of our problems...GOD. I say once again...ALICE< I LOVE YOU< ALWAYS HAVE AND ALWAYS WILL SWEETNESS! I forgive you and I am here for you whenever you need me and there is nothing I won't do to help you get the help you need and help yuou get back to being the great person I know you are!!!!!!!!!! as far as my name......lets just say....Faithful Servant of the Lord God Almighty....... my worldly name is unimportant in the real scheme of things.....God, Jesus Christ our Savior, and our willingness to surrender is what is most important.

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:43 PM

I'm not surprised that the State Police didn't take the time to put up any cameras. I know of at least one State Police Officer that lives in Roachdale and when he was Town Marshall he didn't really bother to do too much except take his buddies joy riding in the police car every night. This State Trooper also joins Mahoy & his buddies to sit at Casey's practically everyday. I'm glad my tax money is going to pay for that. But hey, thanks for catching her I guess. Now if the police could do something about New Maysville (New Methville) maybe we could all sleep a little better at night.

-- Posted by northputgrad on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:46 PM

For those of you who really feel the need to know.....My name is PATRICK....ring a bell with any of you? I was able to turn my life around by Gods mercy and grace, and I have all the faith in the world that Alice will too!!!!! God loves you Alice. Turn back to Him and great thins will come from it!!! I am living proof that He still does miracles today. Daylene and Jake....I am so very proud of you both!!!! Hang in there and be there for your mother.....She does love you dearly....always has!!!!

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 9:50 PM

yea pat crack kills.. nobody ever died from pot.. anywayz that weed looks like indiana ditch weed. grows wild not worth a hoot.. i prefer the hydro ponic blue berry yum yum . 100 bucks a gram.

-- Posted by ludacris on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:03 PM

outcast i loved you dearly but you outcasted yourself, truthfully. everyone tried to help you. I hope all is well with you. Alice will be fine, she knows god and she has a plan , i still think of you often. foundly. The RCC was behind you , I hope you realize that. you were a good man with a bad habbit. Change means truth also. The RCC tried to help you as much as we all did.Help from others means nothing till one really wants it. I am glad you have found peace.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:09 PM

you are right ...crack kills....thanks be to God....I was able to be saved before it killed me!!!!!!! Pot is still a drug that causes heartache and pain for many who get caught up in the illegal side of it....if life seems to be at its worst...and you get caught up in the legal system because of it...could it not become the cause of yet another death....hence...pot kills too!!!!! Thanks for your input though....I just ask that you pray for Alice and the kids regardless of your shallow statements and feelings toward me...I forgive you and pray for you as well....after all ....God loves even you!!!!

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:10 PM

mamaloves2chat..... I often think of you as well....and you are right...until one surrenders and gets honest with ones self...... there is nothing anyone can do. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all you did try to do to help me when I was sooooo messed up and refusing to accept the help. I do miss you all dearly and will always cherish the many, many good memories we all shared. God bless and take care

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:13 PM

yes life is long, It just isnt right that everyone is like so doing the judges job. She needs and wants wnd will seek help. The kids had nothing to do with it. Someone els..?we thought you would always be in our lives, guess thats what we get for assuming. take care.xomamaloves2chat

Alice said it is cold and food portions are small . no clock no window. 2 inch thick mat on the floor. I think she is learnning a lesson.She has done a lot of thinking. So thumbs up to the poweer of prayer.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:23 PM

I dont live in r dale. And I dont read the paper everyday but it is time for alice to be yesterdays news.She is strong and will survive. to all who posted, I pray for you all and hope you return the favor, Alices mom.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:30 PM

All I can say is WOW!

-- Posted by obeone on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:39 PM

she always said if she did anything bad she was sure to get caught. well she was right . I just hate to see so much lack of love in a really nice town.she will reap what she sowed, for sure and wish she hadnt sowed it.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:41 PM

yes , wow is right. The cops did their jobs , and the courts will. and the rehab will and Alice will be ok.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:43 PM

To mamaloves2chat..... I thought I would always be a part of your lives too....who knows...life IS long and God has great plans for all of us. I KNOW Alice will be fine...she is a good person that made a bad decision. My prayers go out to her and all of you for that matter. I miss and love you all...... Take care XOXO

ps.... tell your husband I said hello and I miss working with him and having the cookouts and football games to watch together...GO COWBOYS!!!!

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:44 PM

I don't know Alice or her family and I don't live in or near Roachdale, but I would still like to make a comment.We all make mistakes. There is a fairly new website that anyone can go to. It is I-Forgive-You.com . Check it out!

-- Posted by interestedperson on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:48 PM

Awesome suggestion....I just visited the website, and I will share this with my mens monday night bible study group and several others I know might benefit from such a thing. Thanks for your suggestion...... This is what I have been saying all night...FORGIVE...FORGET...Love each other til we can love ourselves....... 1Peter 1:6-7.....

Rejoice in the trials!!!!!

-- Posted by castout on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 10:57 PM

Mamawfolk- I am sorry for anything that she did to hurt you. And I am glad that you have changed your mind on all the hateful comments, thank you.

-- Posted by DC25 on Tue, Sep 14, 2010, at 11:28 PM

NUNYABIZyou have me confused with someone else, my mothers been dead for years and never as much as smoked a cigarette. Has never even lived in this part of the country. She was born in 1934. What Alice has been doing for years is illegal period!

-- Posted by ejapril on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 6:15 AM

I want to comment on snap my husband smokes pot. that is not true he has to take ramdom drug test at his work!Which he NEVER knows when they are going to do one! As for Mike saying that stuff, Well I have my oppinion he has his! As for bashing habitat, I was trying to help habitat homeowners get their homes fixed!!! Like they had been promise! Now back to Alice Yes I was WRONG for getting caught up into the bashing on here! And I apogize for that! I a meant I should take and decuss it her any problems I have with her! I have layed a wake and prayed most of the nite about this. I do have a diffent light now. I don't want to see her lose her home! (And I will fight for her to keep it .if it need be!) If they make her move we could get alot worst in there! Yes Alice may have made a mistake, but I truely believe she is taking the blame for some else. (NOT a family member!) He knows who he is. Alice has done a lot for him he needs step up to the plate now and be a man!But I am sure he is hiding in ILL.In closing Jake and Darlene I am sorry for anything I have said on here that might have hurt you! Your mom is a good mom. I do know what you are going though,stick behide her no matter what!You will find out in the end you are stronger than ever as a family. If any of you need anything just come over! P.S Snap LEAVE my husband out this he isn"t a well man! And he doesn't need the lies! from u!I also know who u r! And Idon't approve of u being nice to me to face,then putting this on here.From this point on I am going to stand by the verse in the bible that says Ye without sin cast the first stone!!!!!! WE are praying for you to come home Alice! PLEASE give up who are protecting! He has hurt you and your family enough!

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 6:53 AM

WWJD

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 7:01 AM

I can honestly say that I do not know who Alice is. I can also honestly say that as of right now, I do NOT feel sorry for her. What she was doing is ILLEGAL.

I can say this, though, I have a child & my house butts up to these railroad tracks & if my child was to have found this stuff, I would be pi**ed. Hell hath no fury, like a MOTHER's scorn.

I would like to thank to RPD for doing something about this. They make me feel that my family is safe.

To interestedperson, this is Putnam County. We have more drama than reality TV! The sad thing is you are right in saying that we all make mistakes. The worst part is that even if you are proven innocent, you are NOT innocent in the eyes of the county residents.

To castout, Thank you. You sound as if you have raised from the ashes & overcame alot. I'm proud of you & don't even know you.

People have been saying that "pot" doesn't kill & I'm here to say that it does. About 7 yrs ago, My step-sister was in a accident. She killed 4 people in this accident because she driving under the influence. Her side of the story was that she was turning the wheel & the car wouldn't move into the other lane & everything was blurry. We all thought there was other drugs in her system, but we were wrong. She only tested positive for marijuana. Now, she is spending her time locked up for what she had done. So, yes "pot" can kill.

-- Posted by amkedu on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 7:52 AM

Mamma Folk I know for a fact your husband smokes pot. A friend of mine USE to be friends with you. She would tell me about his drug use. So deny deny all you want.

-- Posted by jakeboy on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 8:15 AM

Enough with the Casey's thing northputgrad. As all of us who work know that you are due a break and lunch or dinner as the case may be. Those that live in Roachdale know there are not many choices when it comes to getting a soda or sandwich. As to the other Habitat owners, shame on you for using what happened to Alice to get at each other on this site. Habitat is a good thing and you make it sound bad by talking the way you do, I thought it was a Christian based program. Jake I admire your courage and I don't look down on you at all for the mistakes your mom has made. Alice needs help and maybe this was her way of getting it. May God be with Alice and give her the strength she needs to face the consequences of her actions. We need to remember that she does have her day in court, but I am sure there is enough evidence to support the arrest these officers did. The state police will have to answer as to why they lied to Mr. Mahoy about the camera in due time, but all said they sat on it and got her anyways. Mr. Mahoy has done a lot of good in Roachdale despite the bashing he has received from certain people. I am sure being a cop in a small town is not easy, and I pray for him and his family as they have to read and deal with the negative things all the time.

-- Posted by RDALERESIDENT on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 8:48 AM

mamaloves2chat..............you do realize that Alice's actions and life are a DIRECT reflection on your FAILURE as a parent don't you?

-- Posted by greenwoodspeeder on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 9:40 AM

some such as you may say that. however if you knew us /me and you dont , you would know better. I am not responsible for the actions of a 40 year old. I would however take her place if i could so she could go to treatment sooner. I am not fighting or defending. I just think it is what it is. SHE DID WHAT SHE DID. THEY WILL DO WHAT THEY MUST. AND I WILL LOVE HER ALWAYS AND i will pray for people whom you act like one of to try and be more human. have a great day dear.

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 9:54 AM

Jakeboy! I don't where u r getting ur infor. but it is untrue! I have been trying to look At this with a change of heart! Then post that. I could go and take a lie detecter test on some other stuff I know but I am trying to be nice! I hope that Jake boy isn't Alice's son. Because I would never have dream of such flase statements coming from him!

-- Posted by mamawfolck on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 9:54 AM

jake got on here and said who he is . jake collier. it seams r dale has a lot of closet people .

-- Posted by mamaloves2chat on Wed, Sep 15, 2010, at 9:58 AM