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Old 01-08-2012, 05:48 PM   #1
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Arrow Squatters in Texas Town Use Arcane Law to Claim Vacant Homes

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Old 01-08-2012, 06:55 PM   #2
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That's been in the news here a lot..,

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Old 02-01-2012, 01:07 PM   #3
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I really didn't expect this out of Tarrant County (Fort Worth). Dallas County (Dallas) yes.

Different outcome in this East Texas county.

http://www.chron.com/news/houston-te...#photo-2240373
Squatters try to make soldier's home theirs
By Cindy Horswell
Updated 10:48 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sam Burbank, who'd recently returned from his third tour in Iraq, was shocked Tuesday to learn that while his family was living at Fort Hood, two squatters had moved into his Liberty County home and were selling his possessions at a garage sale.

"It devastated us," said his wife, Hollie Burbank. "We got married in that house. It's been in my family for three generations."

Liberty County sheriff's spokesman Capt. Rex Evans, a veteran himself, was upset that anyone would exploit a soldier and his family who were already making personal sacrifices to protect this country's freedoms.

Burbank had the dangerous job of searching areas for improvised explosive devices while on tour.

The squatters were identified as two parolees from Cleveland: Faylisa Danielle Bailey, 30, who has had multiple convictions for theft, forgery and credit card abuse, and Johnny Wayne Bell, 47, who has numerous drug convictions.

Evans said both are in jail after their paroles on some drug charges were revoked. They now face new charges of possession of controlled substances and more are expected.
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