Another reason we own guns

Breda has a heartbreaking story of Chevonne Ecclestone, who died 18 days after she was attacked by a recidivistic maggot recently released from jail.

Todd A. Torok, 39, of Parma, is charged with attempted murder, felonious assault and aggravated robbery. Police said he has a nine-page rap sheet and has been arrested at least 36 times. (

I am assuming that the attempted murder charge will be changed to murder now that Chevonne has died. 

How is a man that has a nine page rap sheet on the streets to do this? Forget 3 strikes, this guy has gotten dozens!

“You have to avoid dealing with some of these guys with kid gloves,” Mason said. “In the case of Torok, he should have been whacked.”

That didn’t happen.

Former Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Ann Mannen sentenced Torok in 2006 to two years in prison, one of the lightest terms she could hand down to a career criminal. She said prosecutors did not object to the sentence.

He was released on probation after 17 months.

“I imposed the proper sentence at that time,” Mannen said. “For that crime, there was no indication that he committed any violence. There was no physical harm. (

Another life snuffed out senselessly. A husband, daughter, and other family members left to grieve and wonder why.

Hug your loved ones, you never know how long you have. And teach them to defend themselves. Take them to the range and help them get a CCW permit if possible.

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