FC: Louisiana police force all townspeople to give DNA samples

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Tue Jan 07 2003 - 14:41:22 PST

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    [What about those Acadianers who decide to go on safari in Africa for the 
    next three months, or simply decide to move to a less restrictive town? 
    Will sheriff Mike Neustrom track them down, wielding a cotton swab? 
    Lafayette Parish's web site says "we welcome your requests for information 
    via email" -- let's see if Mike replies. --Declan]
    Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 14:33:42 -0500 (EST)
    From: Rob Carlson <robat_private>
    To: declanat_private
    Subject: Door-to-door DNA probe
    Organization: vees.net
    Has this sort of door-to-door canvassing ever happened before?
    Serial killer probe goes door to door
    By Todd Billiot
    The Daily Advertiser
    Posted on December 31, 2002
    LAFAYETTE - Based on tips from the public about possible suspects, the
    DNA of 50 to 100 people from Acadiana will be tested in an effort to
    catch a serial killer, said Lafayette Parish Sheriff Mike Neustrom at a
    press conference Monday.
    The people who refuse to have their DNA tested will be forced to submit
    by a court order, the sheriff said.
    Rob Carlson  robat_private  http://vees.net/
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