Bomber Thompson

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Re: Bomber Thompson

Post by s'dreams » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:34 pm

On the one hand, he is a lucky bastard - usually you are caught with digital scales and plastic bags, you are done for dealing.

On the other hand, he is an unlucky bastard - first time offender who the magistrate thought didn't own most of the drugs - should have been a diversion or a good behavior bond... not a conviction and big fine.

Oh well - we will have to wait for the update to the bio to hear his side of things
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Re: Bomber Thompson

Post by Windy Hille » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:45 pm

There have been rumours that he’s been on the gear for years. Even when he was coaching the Cats. Anyhow, it’s a sad tale. Such a wonderful bloke who has gone off the rails.


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Re: Bomber Thompson

Post by grassy1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:09 am

Hope he finds a way to get some peace of mind here and move onto a better phase of his Life.

Get well soon Bomber!

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Re: Bomber Thompson

Post by mdso » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:15 pm

He did record a conviction which is going to affect some things in his life and if he breaches the conditions, he will go to jail.
He has to do compulsory rehab which is a good thing. If a person is really wanting to get clean then it can be a welcome opportunity. There is more to rehab than just being physically withdrawn from the drugs of choice. Then it is the mental/emotional stuff which needs to be cleared out and dealt with. I hope he has lots of support because he will need it. Wish him all the best and hope things work out for him so he can change his life.
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