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Des Merrion status or whereabouts?

PITAronin

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Gentlemen (esp those residing in England) - I'd appreciate it if anyone could let me know (PM is fine) about whether Des has resolved his legal issues and has returned to work. He and I have unfinished business related to a suit and none of the contact info I have for him seems to be working, emails not being responded to, etc.

Thanks
 

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So the data on his web site is incorrect/no longer in use?
 

whnay.

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If I had a dollar....

oh well nevermind
 

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You could contact him via Formby on the Film Noir Buff website if his website fails :-

Originally Posted by formby
Gentlemen,

Des Merrion has now been released and is back tailoring. Whilst he is getting himself re-established he has informed me that discounts are available for new and existing customers.

He is contactable by e-mail through his website and if you wish to contact him by phone PM me and I will give you his contact details.

http://www.desmerrion.com/


Last edited by formby (2010-09-15 12:18:38)
 

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Originally Posted by TheWraith
Last I heard he was in prison.

Was he illegally smuggling firearms into England?
 

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Originally Posted by lasbar
Was he illegally smuggling firearms into England?
According to the press, yes. Apparently he's since been released, though. I hadn't been aware of that.
 

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Originally Posted by lasbar
Was he illegally smuggling firearms into England?

If the government makes illegal laws against its citizens it can claim anything against it citizens and do anything as they did with him. What is England? A third world country masquerading as something better?
 

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Originally Posted by greger
If the government makes illegal laws against its citizens it can claim anything against it citizens and do anything as they did with him. What is England? A third world country masquerading as something better?

So true. Its completely harmless for someone to illegaly import a firearm for personal use.

EDITED: As per the article cited below.
 

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Originally Posted by Eustace Tilley
So true. Its completely harmless for someone to import a sawed-off shotgun for personal use.

Not what I heard as to why he spent time somewhere from home.
 

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Originally Posted by greger
Not what I heard as to why he spent time somewhere from home.

http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/news/...l/article.html

I was mistaken - he was illegaly importing a Ruger .22, but was also charged with owning a sawn-off shotgun.

I have nothing against Des, and I'm sure he's an ok guy and a competant tailor. But lets not pretend that he was blameless, and an innocent victim of a silly and archaic government law.
 

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wow. anyone care to give a summary of what happened?
 

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Yes, he was completey at fault and got what he deserved. Though, he's now out and that should be the end of it as far as I'm concerned.
 

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