They were ten-cent gunslingers, small town punks with big city attitudes, and not half-a-clue between the three of them, Derek Wood, Darren Muise, Freeman McNeil.
What they took from Cape Breton just after midnight May 7, 1992, was not a stack of bloodied two dollar bills. It was something so very much more than that.
Garfield Lewis can’t ever remember driving as fast he drove that night. He swears he must’ve been at a 150 miles an hour clip.
The longtime Sydney-area McDonald’s franchisee, now retired, does, however, remember the phone call that got him out of bed, and put him en route to his King’s Road location.
It was from RCMP dispatch, “See the man there...” the voice said.
In the world’s mighty gallery of pictures
Hang the scenes that are painted from life
There’s pictures of love and of passion
Then there’s pictures of peace and of strife,
There hang pictures of youth and of beauty
Of old age and the blushing young bride
They all hang on the wall but the saddest of all
Far be it for Frank Magazine to read too much into an 18-month-old social media post, but sometimes you really have to wonder.
On July 10, 2015, the photographs and text you see here appeared on a Facebook account belonging to Andrew Francis Frank, 59, of 157 Bosdets Point Road in West Arichat.
The text reads:
“This is ‘Wayne Mury’
People in Port Hawkesbury I’m speaking to are wondering if their local RCMP detachment is aware of who they’re supposed to be serving and protecting.
The optics of arresting a former RCMP officer outside his house after a two-hour, armed standoff and returning him home that very night are simply too much for some.
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