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bijou
11-30-2011, 02:56 AM
Can there be no trust between a kidnapper and his hostages?

A man who held a Kansas couple hostage in their home while fleeing from authorities is suing them, claiming that they broke an oral contract made when he promised them money in exchange for hiding him from police. The couple has asked a judge to dismiss the suit.

Jesse Dimmick of suburban Denver is serving an 11-year sentence after bursting into Jared and Lindsay Rowley's Topeka-area home in September 2009. He was wanted for questioning in the beating death of a Colorado man and a chase had begun.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that Dimmick filed a breach of contract suit in Shawnee County District Court, in response to a suit the Rowleys filed in September seeking $75,000 from him for intruding in their home and causing emotional stress.

Dimmick contends that he told the couple he was being chased by someone, most likely the police, who wanted to kill him.

"I, the defendant, asked the Rowleys to hide me because I feared for my life. I offered the Rowleys an unspecified amount of money which they agreed upon, therefore forging a legally binding oral contract," Dimmick said in his hand-written court documents. He wants $235,000, in part to pay for the hospital bills that resulted from him being shot by police when they arrested him. ...

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/11/29/kidnapper-sues-former-hostages-says-broke-promise/#ixzz1fAYqubTZ

noonwitch
11-30-2011, 12:06 PM
It's too bad this isn't going to be on Judge Judy. I would love to hear her opinion as she throws out the case.

Starbuck
11-30-2011, 12:48 PM
If he can just get it heard by the Ninth Circuit he'll win. But, alas, he will be heard by the tenth. Well, actually, he won't be heard. They have common sense in the tenth and will throw the case out......:)

Perhaps Wee Wee will hear it.:confused:

Lanie
11-30-2011, 01:43 PM
It's too bad this isn't going to be on Judge Judy. I would love to hear her opinion as she throws out the case.

lol.

"Look at me?! Do I look like I have stupid written across my forehead?!"