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Contributors to this thread:
Babysaph 23-Jul-22
HUNT MAN 23-Jul-22
Babysaph 24-Jul-22
Dale06 24-Jul-22
Ollie 25-Jul-22
No Mercy 25-Jul-22
'Ike' 25-Jul-22
JL 25-Jul-22
LINK 25-Jul-22
midwest 25-Jul-22
Michael 25-Jul-22
Scoot 25-Jul-22
Inshart 26-Jul-22
deerhunter72 26-Jul-22
ROUGHCOUNTRY 26-Jul-22
SBH 26-Jul-22
ki-ke 26-Jul-22
t-roy 26-Jul-22
midwest 26-Jul-22
deerhunter72 26-Jul-22
MA-PAdeerslayer 26-Jul-22
Inshart 27-Jul-22
M.Pauls 28-Jul-22
APauls 28-Jul-22
From: Babysaph
23-Jul-22
Anyone ever hunt there with him? I hunted there years ago and killed a nice buck.

From: HUNT MAN
23-Jul-22
He is out of the game. Goggle his name if you want the story . Hunt

From: Babysaph
24-Jul-22
Holy cow. Wow. He is done. Will be peeping through bars for 40 years .

From: Dale06
24-Jul-22
I googled his name and was directed back to this post. What did he do?

From: Ollie
25-Jul-22
I hunted the Strommen ranch in the early 1990’s when the Wensel brothers were running hunts there. Great hunts. Lots of deer. Lots of nice bucks.

From: No Mercy
25-Jul-22

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Hope he goes away forever....

From: 'Ike'
25-Jul-22
That'll about do it!

From: JL
25-Jul-22
What's bad is he was a sheriff....cops gone bad.

From: LINK
25-Jul-22

From: midwest
25-Jul-22
Geezus....hope he rots in there.

From: Michael
25-Jul-22
I hope bubba makes him his girlfriend.

From: Scoot
25-Jul-22
Dude has earned an express ticket to hell.

From: Inshart
26-Jul-22
Scoot --- yup AND THEN SOME MORE!!!!!!!!

From: deerhunter72
26-Jul-22
No hell hot enough for him...

From: ROUGHCOUNTRY
26-Jul-22
I grew up in the same town but I'm older than Luke and never really knew him although I've hunted the ranch a few times before it was leased and outfitted. Remember, Luke had a popular blog through Outdoor Life and editor Michael Hanback who hunted there after the Wensel brothers moved to Iowa.

Previous to this fallout, Luke had a stellar reputation and was poised to become the local Sheriff. I have a high school buddy that still lives there and Luke responded to a "domestic dispute" in his home and was professional and respectful. I'm sure during his years in law enforcement, there were many similar stories. Many locals apparently wrote letters and spoke for leniency on his behalf.

My father was friends with his future in-laws and remembers his wife as a teenager and visiting their home. He leaves a beautiful wife and kids as he spends his time behind bars. It looks like the 40 year sentence gives him a shot at parole after 10 years served but there are some other charges that will be ejudicated and may add to that sentence.

There are some pretty rough characters where he's at now that grew up with sisters and mothers who were abused. Couple that with him being former law enforcement and the next 10 years may be a living hell when the other inmates find out his case background........

I hope the teenage girls who were abused and traumatized find healing and peace in their lives and the county/city will probably help monetarily since much of the crimes were committed "on duty."

None of us really know what hell would be like other than descriptive metaphors in the scriptures like "fire and brimstone" and "unquenchable flames." We're also told, "Thou shalt not judge" but I believe that's taken out of context most of the time as well. We are all required to make at least partial judgements all time......Like who we associate with and what situations we allow ourselves to be in which often involve evaluating other people. I believe the scriptures warn against making "final judgements" about people since we neither understand what that entails or the full circumstances. Finally, Jesus warned that whatever judgement we "mete out" or prism we view people will be meted or reflected back upon us.

Those jury members were given as much information as humanly possible without reading Luke's mind and gave an earthly/partial judgement upon him. The judge rejected the leniency pleas and requests and lent his judgment as well. I'm satisfied that earthly justice was carried out and if it wasn't satisfactory to our Creator, it can be "adjusted" in the next life.

From: SBH
26-Jul-22
Well said Mike. Sad stuff for all involved.

From: ki-ke
26-Jul-22
All really well said and accurate Mike. He is certainly going to have a rough go for whatever time he has left on earth.

What would be fantastic would be to turn the moms of those girls loose on him for a bit, thhen when they'e done, the dads........

From: t-roy
26-Jul-22
Very well stated, Mike.

From: midwest
26-Jul-22
I'm sure those abused girls have experienced a piece of hell that they'll have to deal with the rest of their lives as well as their families. As a father and grandfather, I can imagine the wrath those families would like to bring down on that piece of sh!t.

Not to mention the trust lost to any LE they will ever have to deal with in the future.

From: deerhunter72
26-Jul-22
Great post Mike. Sin is sin in God’s eyes for sure and His justice is righteous. As humans, we do tend to judge more harshly the things we abhor, and to me there’s not much worse than a sworn officer of the law using his authority to sexually abuse minors.

26-Jul-22
Midwest x2….As a father to a daughter the wrath id bring on him would make his 40 years in jail seem like the country club.

From: Inshart
27-Jul-22
Agree, the safest place for him is behind bars. That said, I hope he gets castrated with a dull knife and fork - slowly and painfully.

I watched a movie once where a good cowboy was caught by some bad cowboys. They tied him to a table, face-up. They put a wire cage with the bottom cut out of it on his stomach - in the cage was a rat - they made a small cut on his stomach (enough to make it bleed) and told him the rat hadn't eaten in 3 days. (since it was the movies and he was a good guy -- he did get away) That might be a fitting punishment for him -- only put his junk through the hole in the cage so the rat has a fitting starting point.

From: M.Pauls
28-Jul-22
Great post Mike

From: APauls
28-Jul-22
Well said Mike. I could forgive something done to me 100x easier than something like that done to my daughter. I sure hope I would never be in that position. Maybe he will get to experience what those poor girls went through.

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