Dave Lewis Ashland Oregon

Hyatt Lake Oregon Murder of Dave Lewis

News & Truth & Breaking News...Brim Aviation, young Jon Suhr Second Fatality on Burl's Business Watch.

 As publicly documented:

 

Burl Brim jr., carrying a double-holster pistol & wearing "pinned badge" from Mike Winters - on the Greenway taking names of homeless. 10 days before Troy Carney found murdered there.

 

Greenway: Is it safe or not? | MailTribune.com

www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070829/...

Aug 29, 2007 – Jackson County Sheriff's Department chief pilot Burl Brim checks out a homeless camp near the Ashland end of the Bear Creek Greenway

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Supporters | - The Rogue River Greenway

www.roguerivergreenway.org/?page_id=28
 Oregon State Parks and Recreation, ...
Jackson County Bicycle Advisory CommAvista Utilities Medford
Rogue Valley Council of GovernmentsBurl Brim Excavation Ashland

 

 

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 As publicly documented:Brim Aviation Second Fatality Nov. 2012

 

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Jonathan Suhr gone too soon.

We seek justice, because the victims can  not.

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The Childress Index, Man killed in helicopter crash

www.thechildressindex.com/v2/content.aspx?ID=58635...1574
 
Nov 29, 2012 – Jonathan Suhr, 23, of Hayden, Idaho was killed in the accident which is ... being operated by Brim Aviation for Cross Texas Transmission had ...

Jonathan Suhr Killed in Childress, TX Helicopter Crash | Wrongful ...

www.texas-wrongful-death-lawyer.net/.../jonathan-suhr-childress-tx-...
Nov 28, 2012 – Jonathan David Suhr, 23, was killed on November 27, 2012 after a fatal helicopter crash near Childress, TX. Suhr was suspended beneath the ...

 

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DPS: 1 dead after Childress County helicopter crash | Lubbock ...

lubbockonline.com/.../dps-1-dead-after-childress-county-helicopter-c...

Nov 27, 2012 – ... accident in Childress County, the Texas Department of Public Safety ... was hovering about 150 feet above the ground with Jonathan Suhr

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NTSB: Helicopter fuel tanks near empty before fatal Childress crash ...

amarillo.com › NewsLocal News
Jan 13, 2013 – A helicopter involved in a fatal November crash near Childress had ... the helicopter, a Hughes 369D rotorcraft, had about 20 ounces of fuel on ...

NTSB says Helicopter fuel tanks near empty before fatal Childress ...

lubbockonline.com/.../ntsb-says-helicopter-fuel-tanks-near-empty-fat...
Jan 14, 2013 – NTSB investigator Mitchell Gallo said the helicopter, a Hughes 369D rotorcraft, had about 20 ounces of fuel on board when it crashed, killing a ...

 

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Childress helicopter crash kills man : News : ConnectAmarillo.com

www.connectamarillo.com/news/story.aspx?id=830426
Nov 27, 2012 – CHILDRESS, TEXAS -- A helicopter crash killed a McLean man Tuesday ... Jonathan David Suhr, 23 of McLean, was pronounced dead at the ...

Man Killed in Helicopter Crash Reportedly From McLean

myhighplains.com/fulltext?nxd_id=318382
Nov 27, 2012 – CHILDRESS COUNTY -- A 23-year old from McLean is dead after a helicopter crash ... Jonathan David Suhr died at the hospital. ... The helicopter is owned by Brim Aviation and was being used by Cross Texas Transmission.

 

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Brim Excavation & Aviation. Two Deaths.                    Fatality is Forever

 

" Good morning Mr. and Mrs. Brim ! So glad you visited again today ! Would you like to see the pictures we took in Portland with Brittany? She looks great. Is running marathons and with the help of a therapist is putting her life back together. But, being molested at age 16 by her uncle and kept in a secret incestuous relationship for her teens and early twenties is difficult to overcome. See you tomorrow." 

 

 

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"does not allow atrocities like this to go on. Who in their right mind is going to give a child molesting pervert a pass?"  

 

 

 One of multiple Brim crashes. Brim puts his ship into the trees of Jacksonville. 2005

 Brim flew & trained over Hyatt Lake & when told by Jackson County Code Enforcement to stop, " He did not sound cooperative."

Jon Suhr dropped to his death in Texas.  2012

 

 

 As publicly documented :

Parks & Recreation Commission Minutes - City of Medford Oregon ...

www.ci.medford.or.us/Agendas.asp?Display=Minutes&AMID...

Brian Sjothun reported that additional negotiations with Burl Brim for use of the Prescott Park Road have taken place.

 

-and this:

 

790337 - OSHA

https://www.osha.gov/pls/...
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Accident: 790337 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Scraper. Accident: 790337 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: Fatality
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Wasn't suppose to "fly-dangle" those people around - - -

http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/agc/pol_adjudication/agc200/interpretations/data/interps/2010/brim%20-%20%282010%29%20legal%20interpretation.pdf


One of  Burl Brim's (brother)  excavators  killed someone in 1995:


Inspection Detail
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accident Report Detail - Occupational Safety and Health ...

https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/accidentsearch.accident_detail?id=790337...

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on June 9, 1995, Employee #1, a grade checker for Burl Brim Excavation, Inc., was squatting down in the center of the ...

Burl Brim Excavation Inc

https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/accidentsearch.accident_inspection?line_item=1...

Inspection Nr: 124765009: Investigation Nr: 000790337: Line Nr: 1: Age: Sex : Nature of Injury: Other: Part of Body: Bodysystem: Source of Injury: Death.

 

 

Brim Excavation:

 

Inspection

Degree Nature Occupation 1124765009

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Fatality Other Construction laborers

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 https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/accidentsearch.accident_detail?id=790337

 

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on June 9, 1995, Employee #1, a grade checker for Burl Brim Excavation, Inc., was squatting down in the center of the street, looking through an eye level "shooting grade" at a hub to see if the 4 in. minus rock base was at the desired level. A 613 Caterpillar scraper was backing on its return trip to cut and pick up more rock at the east side of the street. The right rear and front tires rolled over Employee #1, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The back-up alarm on the scraper was not working.  

 

 

 https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/establishment.inspection_detail?id=124765009

 

 

 

Brim Excavation:

Violation

Summary

Serious= 2

Other= 1

Total= 3

 

Initial Violations = 2

Current Violations 1995 = 1

Initial Penalty 10000

Other = 500

Initial Penalty = 10500

Current Penalty 2500

FTA Amount

- Accident Investigation Summary Summary

Nr: 790337Event: 06/09/1995

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Employee Killed When Run Over By Scraper

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At approximately 1:00 p.m. on June 9, 1995,

 

 

Employee#1 a grade checker for Burl Brim Excavation,Inc.

was squatting down in the center of the street, looking through an eye level "shooting grade" at a hub to see if the 4 in. minus rock base was at the desired level. A 613 Caterpillar scraper was backing on its return trip to cut and pick up more rock at the east side of the street. The right rear and front tires rolled over Employee #1, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The back-up alarm on the scraper was not working."

 

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Inspection

Degree Nature Occupation 1124765009

Fatality Other Construction laborers "

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Brim Aviation Crash-  only "20 ounces of fuel"

 

Childress helicopter crash kills man : News : ConnectAmarillo.com

www.connectamarillo.com/news/story.aspx?id=830426
Nov 27, 2012 – CHILDRESS, TEXAS -- A helicopter crash killed a McLean man Tuesday ... Jonathan David Suhr, 23 of McLean, was pronounced dead at the

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Childress County helicopter crash kills 1, injures 1 | Amarillo Globe ...

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Man Killed in Helicopter Crash Reportedly From McLean

myhighplains.com/fulltext?nxd_id=318382

Nov 27, 2012 – CHILDRESS COUNTY -- A 23-year old from McLean is dead after a helicopter crash ... Jonathan David Suhr died at the hospital. ... The helicopter is owned by Brim Aviation and was being used by Cross Texas Transmission.

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  1. The Childress Index, Man killed in helicopter crash

    www.thechildressindex.com/v2/content.aspx?ID=58635...1574
    Nov 29, 2012 – Jonathan Suhr, 23, of Hayden, Idaho was killed in the accident which is ... being operated by Brim Aviation for Cross Texas Transmission had ...
  2. Jonathan Suhr Killed in Childress, TX Helicopter Crash | Wrongful ...

    www.texas-wrongful-death-lawyer.net/.../jonathan-suhr-childress-tx-...
    Nov 28, 2012 – Jonathan David Suhr, 23, was killed on November 27, 2012 after a fatal helicopter crash near Childress, TX. Suhr was suspended beneath the ...
  3. Brim Aviation | Helihub - the Helicopter Industry Data Source

    helihub.com/tag/Brim-Aviation+accidents/
    27-Nov-12 N28MP Hughes 500D Childress, US-Texas (1F) ... Jonathan David Suhr, 23, was suspended 50 ft below the helicopter as part of this work and was ..

 

 

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NTSB: Helicopter fuel tanks near empty before fatal Childress crash ...

amarillo.com › NewsLocal News
Jan 13, 2013 – A helicopter involved in a fatal November crash near Childress had ... the helicopter, a Hughes 369D rotorcraft, had about 20 ounces of fuel on ...

NTSB says Helicopter fuel tanks near empty before fatal Childress ...

lubbockonline.com/.../ntsb-says-helicopter-fuel-tanks-near-empty-fat...
Jan 14, 2013 – NTSB investigator Mitchell Gallo said the helicopter, a Hughes 369D rotorcraft, had about 20 ounces of fuel on board when it crashed, killing a ...

 

 

 

Pics Uncle Burl Chooses for his Pinterest page. #Creepy

http://www.pinterest.com/burlbrim/

 

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 Juvenile Girls

 

 "He's huffing and puffing around.  Maybe it's just his style to  sound tough and get the opposition to fold.

Wondering if he's actually sat down and thought about this.  Hmmmm.....let's see.  We know he kept his niece for ten years and had an extra-marital affair & she was a teen.  Also know that they dropped a lineman to his death because they futzed with the gas gauge and ran out of gas. Know the FAA proposed a hefty penalty for unsafe practices, separate from that dropping death.  Know that a Bar Pilot was dragged across a ship deck because  the helicopter pilot  screwed up. Know his excavation crew (brother) killed a man, when he backed-over him, because the sounding horn wasn't working.  Burl scared the crap out of his ex wife to the point that she believed that she is an accomplice to his financial shenanigans  and she would probably do damage in depositions.  The FAA has received many complaints about his thuggishness over the years.  His record with Mercy Flights is not good and, in fact, Mercy Flights dumped him and got their own helicopter.  If one is  honest, he  is a prick and one can assume that many other people think this also.  He  has been feeding off the public trough for years, was/is a deputy, and therefore can be considered a public figure and is fair game for bloggers and press.  Can't really think of any legal reasoning to support abridging  First Amendment rights other than might lose money if his customers knew about all the accidents, character issues,  etc.  Don't really know what the deal is with all these Chinese  and that training tower out in the mountains.   Really can't be sure they are here legally and whether they have ever had access to that FLIR.  It appears that someone from the sheriff department turned Brim in to the FAA because they were being forced to do life threatening maneuvers.  We know that ARS / Brim  pilot was sent down to Siskiyou Airport with inadequate supervision and he ruined a crop.  Burl dragged Dave's  brother into this  and extorted a defamatory document from him.  Don't really know what the deal is with this Falkland contract, but the list of accidents  made public must have been unsettling to the deal. Really can't be sure who was ripping off pot all those years.   Don't know who has knowledge of Dave Lewis' murder.  Not sure about the relationship between Winters , but there seems to have been some financial  irregularities. And he kept the BW on the helicopter. Go figure.

He thinks he can just play hardball,  bury people financially and  scare them into giving up constitutional rights. " S.B.

 

 

   BRIM - SHERIFF PRIVILEGE ? - ENTITLEMENT ?

 Sheriff Mike Winters has paid Brim Aviation well over a million  dollars to fly & eradicate for Jackson County.  Michael Winters' excavation, owed Brim Excavation, multi-thousands in  money prior to this job; with regards to the excavation / building businesses of Winters & Brim Excavation.Winters needs to be investigated for his 12 years in office & disbursements.

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 Burl was married and  had an affair and attended the daddy-daughter dance at Ashland high school as her escort .

  " seems happy," quote, according to Ashland Airport Commissioner,  Allen Deboer.

" Well she isn't happy now." 

 

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Brim has shown his disgusting, true-character.

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 You packin #creepy  Burl Brim & Dave's closest neighbor,     

                                                                                          Gary Dean Hunt.

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 DAVID AND B. BRIM JR.  ARE NEIGHBORS ON THE MOUNTAIN. DAVE LIVED AT THE SUMMIT. NONE OF THESE MEN COULD GET TO THEIR HOMES OR PROPERTY, WITHOUT DRIVING PAST DAVE'S GATE. DAVE WORKED ON BRIM'S LAND. DAVE GOT HIS SON A JOB WORKING FOR BURL AT THE AIRPORT.

 DAVE WORKED ON BRIM'S LAND-HOME NEAR THE KENO QUARRY. DAVE'S MIDDLE-SON WORKED FOR BRIM. DAVE GOT HIM THE JOB, PRIOR TO HIS DEATH. DAVE WAS CONCERNED ABOUT HIS KIDS. 

DAVE LEWIS KNEW EVERY ONE AND EVERY THING  ABOUT THE DEAD INDIAN ROAD AND THE GREENSPRINGS.  THEY NICK-NAMED HIM: 

" THE KEEPER OF THE MOUNTAIN"

      ~ HE WOULD NOT BACK DOWN ~ 

    QUESTIONABLE BUSINESS PRACTICES OF BRIM 

 IT IS PUBLIC RECORD THAT BURL BRIM AND ONE OF HIS MULTIPLE  llC BUSINESSES,  BTS,   IN CONJUNCTION WITH MERCY FLIGHTS IS  UNDER INVESTIGATION  BY LINDY KNAPP AND THE FAA; BECAUSE OF MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS  BY MERCY FLIGHTS OF MEDFORD OREGON. A STATE REPRESENTATIVE IS BECOMING INVOLVED, UPSET THAT THE WASHINGTON D.C., ASSISTANT TO THE GENERAL COUNSEL,  FINED MERCY FLIGHTS $ 30,000.  (half due, with the balance due should they break the settlement-agreement).  WE CONCUR THE FINE WAS CORRECT;  MEDICAL AND  FLIGHT COMBINED, IT DOES NOT GET ANY MORE SERIOUS

THESE MEN OF DEAD INDIAN ROAD ( A HISTORIC ROAD) AND PLATEAU,  IN ASHLAND, OREGON MUST BE THOROUGHLY AND COMPLETELY VETTED,  MONITORED AND INVESTIGATED.    

 BECAUSE MERCY FLIGHTS IS NON-PROFIT DOES NOT MEAN CERTAIN  INDIVIDUALS DID NOT OBTAIN  MONEY AND PERSONALLY PROFIT.

A COMPLETE FORENSIC FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING OF ALL CONTRACTS AND  MONIES PAID TO MR. BRIM, BRIM AVIATION, BTS, ARS, BRIM EXCAVATION, AND BRIM EMPLOYEES  (SEPARATE AND INVOLVED WITH  THE HELICOPTER OUTFIT)   AS WELL AS, MERCY FLIGHTS WOULD BE PRUDENT.  

FACTUALLY BRIM AND BTS SHOULD BE THROUGHLY INVESTIGATED AS A SEPARATE LLC FROM MERCY FLIGHTS. FOLLOW THE MONEY TRAILS ~         

 $ 300,000. DOLLARS SPENT ON  NIGHT-VISION GOGGLES FOR BRIM & BTS , WHICH BRIM THEN USES FOR PERSONAL FINANCIAL GAIN. 

 NEARLY $500,000. SPENT BY JACKSON COUNTY ON BRIM'S HELICOPTERS AND EQUIPMENT, WHICH IS THEN USED FOR PERSONAL FINANCIAL GAIN. THE PURCHASE OF THE FLIR CAMERAS WAS NOT AN OPEN-BID PURCHASE AS GENERALLY REQUIRED BY JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF. A CLAUSE WAS USED, AND ONLY BURL BRIM'S BID WAS ACCEPTED AND USED. EVEN THOUGH THE MANUFACTURER OF FLIR CAMERAS IS IN WILSONVILLE, OREGON. 

DOCUMENTED:    

MOUNTAIN RESORT AT HYATT LAKE UPDATE:  " Brim Aviation has also been told by current management at the resorts, to discontinue landing at the resort property, Brim does not sound cooperative, but plans by the resort management should solve their side of the issue."   of record  with the Jackson County Planning Division.

                " Brim Aviation of Ashland flew illegally  from Hyatt Lake  ..." 
      as documented by Jason Zanni, Jackson County Code Enforcement Officer  


                               DOCUMENTED PRESS  STORIES  BELOW                                           
                       guide cursor over lettering to be guided to article:  

 

                        Mercy Flights makes Emergency Landing

            RESCUE ATTEMPT INTERRUPED BY HELICOPTER FIRE

                                        BURL BRIM PILOT CRASHES !!

       

 

                   Fog hampered pilot | MailTribune.com                                      

www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050927/BIZ/...
Sep 27, 2005 –

 

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" Some of it is from way back when he filmed the Yosemite SAR helicopter flying around on Half Dome.  Some is the Danner Boot commercial.  Some is of Chinese getting dangled on Winters Ranch.  Some is setting Fort Ord on fire.  Some is dropping people on boats in Astoria.  The red helicopter with the cruise ship in the picture where two guys are jumping into the water has a girl in a bikini in the front  seat, so maybe think that was some sort of stunt video.  Some is of the Contra Costa police which I think he volunteered time to get footage that included a real Police helicopter.  I doubt the Contra Costa pilots are certified in HEC and will not be doing that stuff on their own. Some is flying around Yuma Arizona.  Some is  of Asians up at Mike Winters illegal tower. Some is of Asians at Fort Ord. Some is of  various LE helicopters but those are quick shots and Burl doesn't appear in the pictures." T.E.

" Smoke and mirrors.

Someone else will get hurt or killed sooner or later ?

In the meantime, he has another year of eradications to fill up that box with cash to get him through another year.
If he really had much going, he wouldn't need to put together that stupid video.  He'd have real footage." T.E.

 

 

 

 

                            

  HAS NO LAW ENFORCEMENT  DEGREE. HAS NEVER SERVED IN THE MILITARY OR ARMED FORCES.   HAS NOT WORKED & DEDICATED  THRU THE RANKS

    

                   WHO ISSUED THE  TWO GUNS  AND  BADGE  ? Mike Winters pinned his friend as a "special sworn deputy" 

"  Brim checks out a homeless camp  near the  Ashland end of Bear Creek  Greenway during a helicopter assessment of  illegal camping along the public path. "     

 BRIM IN CENTRAL POINT AND WASHINGTON STATE 

 

 

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As publicly documented:

 BRIM AVIATION PARKED IN  NOR'WESTER NEIGHBORHOOD-

CHEHALIS TO CATHLAMET WASHINGTON- 39 MILES. LESS AS THE RAVEN FLYS~ ~ ~

                         ALSO CLOSE TO VANCOUVER~  VERY CLOSE.

THIS IS PUBLICLY ADVERTISED:

  " THE  LODGE AT RIVER MILE 39 FULLY EQUIPPED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF CORPORATE GUESTS, MANY RETURNING EVERY YEAR. JUST SEVEN MINUTES TO THE MARINA AND LOTS OF ROOM FOR PARKING,  EVEN HELICOPTERS FROM BRIM AVIATION ! "

                              ~A FAR CRY FROM CENTRAL POINT, OREGON ~

                                 THE FACTS: 12th grade highest graduated

                                  NO DEGREES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

                                 NO DEGREES  IN LAW ENFORCEMENT.

                                    

 NOT AN OFFICER WHO HAS WORKED AND DEDICATED THROUGH THE RANKS.

BURL BRIM IS HIRED-CONTRACT OUT BY JACKSON COUNTY OREGON. HE HAS NOT

JUMPED OR EARNED AS ANYONE ELSE IN THE DEPARTMENT HAS, INCLUDING TESTING.

                                               

                                 NOT GRADUATED  IN LAW ENFORCEMENT.

                      

 DAVE'S  FRIEND & NEIGHBOR WHO IS PRIVATELY CONTRACTED. 


                             WHERE IS THE TRUE ACCOUNTABILITY ?            

 
WHY DOES Mike Winters of  JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, CONTRACT HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO BRIM AVIATION TO ERADICATE  MARIJUANA AS PUBLICLY DOCUMENTED. 
 
 
 
DOCUMENTED:

  " BRIM AVIATION USES PRIVATE PROPERTY AS A TAKEOFF AND LANDING APPROACH. THE  OBNOXIOUSLY LOUD HELICOPTERS HOVER OVER THE AIRPORT  AND  OAK KNOLL GOLF COURSE FOR HOURS AND THE COMMISSION  DOES NOTHING TO STOP IT. THEY MUST ENFORCE THE LAWS AND USE COMMON SENSE AND RESPECT.  THE AIRPORT COMMISSION AND CITY OF ASHLAND DO NOT NEED TO  SPEND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS RESEARCHING,  FAA and NTSB LAWS ALREADY EXIST AND  SIMPLY NEED TO BE ENFORCED AGAINST BRIM AVIATION  APPROPRIATELY. " 

 

As publicly documented: 

 BRIM  AND BRAMMO MOTORCYLES  TOO LOW ON THE DEAD INDIAN ROAD AND AT HYATT LAKE ,  IT HAS BEEN DOCUMENTED BY MULTIPLE SOURCES  AND SUBMITTED TO THE FAA.

 

INVESTIGATIONS BY  NTSB  &  PORTLAND OREGON FAA FIELD OFFICE.

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All Completely Illegal: 

 

Dave's Road: Ashland Airport Road. Dead Indian Road. Oregon.

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 " What does Brim Aviation actually do to support a lot of equipment that seems to have appeared in the last three ore four years? What doesn't add up is that he has done some search and rescue training for a couple of weeks a year. Now all of a sudden the Shanghai Police send a bunch of pilots here to train with him?  What are his credentials? Why wouldn't Shanghai bring him there to train in their helicopters? Did Brim get authorization from the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) to train alien pilots.  Are they legitimate Shanghai Police with proper TSA approval. "
 
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Bandon By the Sea ~ Four Wheeling...
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"A guy I knew said, " these guys are looking for some help, and I'll put you together," said Brim
 
 
The question is not how much Brim gets paid by various counties, but how little. If he owns those helicopters, how did he get the money?  If he leases them, what's he doing to make the lease payments. 
 
WHY DOES ASHLAND AIRPORT ALLOW BRIM TO EXPAND AND  HIS REQUESTS ARE APPROVED ? THE FAA HAS SAID NO ONE MAY LAND AT HYATT LAKE.  
 
"DON'T BE FOOLED FOLKS...THIS SORT OF THING HAPPENS EVERYDAY IN AMERICA." 
 
  

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                          DAVE'S CLOSEST NEIGHBORS:

         B. BRIM AND GARY DEAN HUNT.  MAKIN THE DEALS &    TURNIN'   GARY  " DEAN "   HUNT'S  USED-CAR  WHEELS.

        YOU PACKIN' BURL ? WHO ISSUED THE GUNS ?

                                FACT:

PAID HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TO FLY POT PLANTS AROUND.

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 The BTS helicopter in Jacksonville Trees by Burl Brim. 

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Parks & Recreation Commission Minutes - City of Medford Oregon ...

www.ci.medford.or.us/Agendas.asp?Display=Minutes&AMID...
Brian Sjothun reported that additional negotiations with Burl Brim for use of the Prescott Park Road have taken place.

 

 

 

 

 

BRIM AND BRAMMO

          BRIM  AND STAFF....TRAIN CHINESE MILITARY POLICE AT

ASHLAND, OREGON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. " THE TWO BIGGEST HELICOPTER

CONTRACTS IN THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT HISTORY." BRIM TOLD THE DAILY TIDINGS.

BRIM STATES THAT HIS NEWLY FORMED AIR-RESCUE-SYSTEMS CAN TRAIN

THE SHANGHAI POLICE FORCE,

 

SOUTHERN OREGON CHINA CONNECTION LUNCHEON ~ SUMMER 2010

KAI  (please google ) WHO DOES " CONTROVERSIAL  ART "   IS THEIR  "PRESIDENT."

  

BRIM JUNIOR (CENTER)  IS  GUEST  SPEAKER & BRAMSCHER EXHIBITOR.

             This group is not sanctioned by the USA Federal Government

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 BRAMSCHER  OF  "  BRAMMO "   DESIGN PRESENTATION  and  promoted by Representative from Central Point Dennis Richardson!  ( 2017 Secretary of State for Oregon )

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 Brammo hired   Greg Lemhouse as international smh smh

 

(xxx-Medford Cop under investigation)

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MARIJUANA ERADICATION 283 MILLION THAT YEAR !

Brim Aviation and the Truth

Burl Brim and his businesses. Two fatalities.

Two Mercy Flights emergency landings.

BTS Helicopter Jacksonville, Burl Brim jr Crash into the trees.

Jon Suhr dropped to his death.

Chinese trainee taken to Ashland hospital for stitches

and more.... 

 

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Mercy Flights makes emergency landing - 10-26-2005

A Mercy Flights helicopter carrying a patient had to make an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon when one of its engines failed en route to the hospital. No reason was given for the malfunction, which occurred at around 6:40 p.m. The helicopter was transporting a patient who had been diagnosed...

 

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Rescue attempt interrupted by helicopter fire - 05-06-2001

Accident victim, crew safe after emergency landing at airport Fire erupted in the engine of a Mercy Flights helicopter Saturday afternoon, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing at the Medford airport with an injured passenger on board. In addition to the passenger - a female teenager...

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October 26, 2005

http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051026/BIZ/310269993&cid=sitesearch

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Mercy Flights makes emergency landing

A Mercy Flights helicopter carrying a patient had to make an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon when one of its engines failed en route to the hospital.

No reason was given for the malfunction, which occurred at around 6:40 p.m. The helicopter was transporting a patient who had been diagnosed with chest pain and was possibly in cardiac arrest, Mercy Flights general manager Ken Parsons said.

The crew radioed Medford airport, calling on ground crews to prepare for an emergency landing. Standard protocol for pilots is to switch off an engine when readings suggest possible engine failure, Parsons said.

The helicopter ' its crew comprising one pilot and two crew members ' landed at runway 27 surrounded by several fire engines and ambulances. The patient was transported to a ground ambulance and taken to Rogue Valley Medical Center.

It was the only helicopter available to Mercy Flights on Tuesday. Parsons said the helicopter would be inspected to determine the cause of the engine failure.

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Rescue attempt interrupted by helicopter fire

 

http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20010506/NEWS/305069996&cid=sitesearch

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Accident victim, crew safe after emergency landing at airport

Fire erupted in the engine of a Mercy Flights helicopter Saturday afternoon, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing at the Medford airport with an injured passenger on board.

In addition to the passenger - a female teenager injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident on Griffin Lane - a flight nurse and paramedic were also onboard when the emergency landing took place.

Around 5 p.m., Stearns said a call came into the airport that the helicopter - a BO105 with two engines - was making an emergency landing.

"He had some indication that something was going on," Stearns said. "A system had warned him that there was a problem."

A small fire apparently broke out in the aircraft's number one engine, according to a statement released by Mercy Flights.

Stearns said initially the pilot noticed smoke. She said flames became visible as the aircraft landed.

In "a matter of seconds," the crew were evacuated and the flames stomped out by airport fire crews. The teenager was transported to Providence Medford Medical Center for treatment by a ground ambulance.

According to Deputy Phil Cicero of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, the onboard passenger was one of five teens who sustained injuries in a vehicle accident on Griffin Lane which took place around 4 p.m.

Cicero said a 19-year-old local man was driving a 1967 Ford pickup along a downhill, winding stretch of Griffin Lane when the breaks reportedly failed. Two boys and two girls, all 15, were seated in the open cab. The driver and a 15 year old male passenger inside the cab were both wearing seat belts.

"(The driver) tried to brake but couldn't," Cicero said. "He tried to turn into an embankment to slow down and ended up rolling down a steep hill."

The four teenagers in the cab were thrown from the vehicle as the truck rolled several times.

One male teen was impaled in the leg by a stick. The youths in the cab and the passenger were transported to Providence for treatment.

None of the injuries appeared to be serious, Cicero added.

"It doesn't look like there will be any citations," he added. "It looks like a mechanical problem ... they were all very lucky."

 

 

It is a matter of character, morality, and history.

 
Really, really, really ? Did Dwight Holton fly around with Winters & Brim ???


The same Burl Brim who borrowed 150-K from Commissioner Rachor for a helicopter & never .      " repaid a penny of it. " Commissioner Rachor & Brim set-up a business license together, supposedly just for that loan.

The same Burl Brim who Arizona's  Priority One wrote an extensive letter about Brim's lawbreaking to the FAA;   and when the FAA investigated,  never spoke directly to the Chinese pilots involved and in question of the illegal  HEC training.

The same Brim who when told to STOP flying over Hyatt lake, " did not sound cooperative," as documented by the County;  and  RV-owner & friend Jim Salyer said,  "try and make us."

The same Brim who had a worker fatality on his job-site for his excavation business; when an employee was run-over by heavy equipment because Brim did not have proper back-up-warning sounds & lights on the equipment.

The same Brim who crashed & totaled his own chopper (BTS Brim/Timberland/Siskiyou)  in Jacksonville woods. 2005

The same Brim / BTS (Brim, Timberland, Siskiyou) who contract-pilot for Mercy Flights and was fined $ 30,000.00  by Washington D.C.; Federal Attorney Lindy Knapp.

Brim who has so-many Utube videos that had to be pulled-down, because they kept breaking the law (as per their own"fun" documentation. The same videographer G.Shawn Adams / who owns the gyro that crashed in the Ashland field a few months back.
He "loaned it out" ) and then they were paid by Mike Winters' Jackson County Sheriff Department  to retrieve / rescue it.

The same Burl Brim / ARS who spoke at the luncheon for the Chinese business people, when his own business license had expired. And he was not legally licensed to do the HEC training  that he was self-promoting.

The same Brim who has numerous complaints to the FAA for his violations.

The same Brim who tries to "name drop" Representatives, as if people would be impressed / swayed / scared of Brim's power or connections.

The same Burl Brim / Brim Aviation / ARS who hired no-goodnick pilot Joe Rice; Rice having been fired from Carson helicopters for lying & other serious transgressions. Rice who is on a P.O.W. website for lying about his service to our country.
Rice who is in the NTSB investigative reports as having caused the crash & at the same time accusing Steve Metheny  of the same.

Burl Brim & his band  and Sheriff Winters - - -flying around with Dwight Holton, who wants to be the next Attorney General for the State of Oregon.

Mike Winters - - -who after 3.8 (now 5)  years has not made an arrest in the murder & arson (multiple home arsons) of his " friend" Dave Lewis. An investigation which Sheriff Mike Winters,    " effected."  Winters who will not meet with or speak with any Lewis family members; Dave who was a very close neighbor and friend to both Winters and Brim.

Mike Winters,  who never told the Head of Jackson County  Homicide; that DateLine NBC wanted to do a story on Dave's murder -- - another attempt by Winters at shutting-down the information.

The litany goes on. The same guy, Dave Lewis, who said and alleged  the Sheriff was dirty and some helicopter pilots were " ripping pot and putting it in black bags and back packs before the eradications."

- - the dead-guy who was " keeper of the Mountain. Most loving man on the mountain,"  as per the neighbors and friends.

These are the men; that Dwight Holton was  flying around with ~


and last but most certainly not least; Burl Brim who had sex with his own niece,  while she was  under-age and then seduced her to live with him, in his own home while his wife of 20+ years slept in another bedroom.

 

The same niece, who started & ran ARS  business.   BW Helicopter

 

Until she was paid-off & moved to Vancouver. 

 

" Burl Brim Chief Pilot to Sheriff Winters," was flying around the man who wanted to be the next  Attorney General for the State of Oregon ?

 

 

 

Burl Brim puts his ship into the trees of Jacksonville ~ scofflaws. 

 

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Air Rescue Systems Finest - -or Not.

 

Cockell Boyz.  Never said a word to authorities about B.W.

Dave's brother misses his brother, too. 

 

Bob Cockell & his Brim-employee-brother ~  

 

 

 

 Southern Oregon Counties Prepare for Marijuana Season

For the first time, seven Southern Oregon Sheriffs are combining their efforts to fight illegal marijuana grows.  Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake County Sheriff’s Offices now make up Southern Oregon Multi-Agency Marijuana Eradication and Reclamation or SOMMER.

In 2009, the seven counties pulled more than 55 thousand marijuana plants from 55 different grows.  Statewide more than 210 thousand plants were pulled from Oregon forests.  According to the DEA, last year’s take in Oregon represented an estimated 451 million dollar loss to drug cartels.

County

2007 Grows

2007 Plants

2008 Grows

2008 Plants

2009 Grows

2009 Plants

Jackson

9

53899

0

0

9

30971

Douglas

22

18752

32

9642

18

21720

Coos

8

3942

0

0

7

52

Curry

25

11145

2

468

3

28

Josephine

12

21928

1

35

13

2037

Lake

7

7459

0

0

0

0

Klamath

2

9

0

0

5

305

Total

85

117134

35

10145

55

55113

 

 
No erads the year David was murdered & burned...riiiight...

 

Marriages Destroyed:  authored by Mike Owen

 Letter submitted to the Medford Mail Tribune :

Submission by Mike Owen, Eagle Point, Oregon

 

To Whom it May Concern,
         This is in regards to Sheriff Mike Winters. Why hasn't anyone challenged him? Does anyone know how many cold case's there are since he became our sheriff? If and when he decides to grace the community with his presence, its either about how he is after the pot growers,or how marijuana is the plague of man kind. I'm sixty years old and I'm pretty sure people are tired of him beating that drum. Here's a new and exciting idea, why doesn't he practice some real police work.
        His chief pilot Burl Brim, there's a waste of thousands of dollars. A few years ago the Mail Tribune had him plastered all over the front page for flying around rousting homeless people. Winters ordered that. I guess a officer and a dog was to expensive for that job. He has been padding Brims pockets for years, and it goes unchecked. If your truly judged by the company you keep, he should stay away from Brim.
         Anyone that has been around Brim what so ever knows he is crooked as a snake not to mention the will have sex with anything that moves including his 17 year old niece, and his former secretary. These are all truths, As is the fact his business  practice's are shady on a good day. Why is it Winters pays Brim to fly around with my tax dollars on such important missions as rousting homeless people and no one questions it?
        The Mail Tribune is in the position to get some answers and not have to deal with the wrath of Winters, and believe me anyone that has had anything to do with Winters knows he is not bashful about using his office to quill any questions.
       There is a story here, it would take some investigating to get all the answers, and those answers would surprise everybody. At some level this letter will be read. And I'm willing to bet it will be ignored. My question is still why will no one challenge Winters.

 

 


Letter to Press Editors & To Whom it  May Concern,

 

 

 

 

 

 

" This is in regards to Sheriff Mike Winters. Why hasn't anyone challenged him? Does anyone know how many cold case's there are since he became our sheriff? If and when he decides to grace the community with his presence, it is  either about how he is after the pot growers,or how marijuana is the plague of man kind. I'm sixty years old and I'm pretty sure people are tired of him beating that drum. Here's a new and exciting idea, why doesn't he practice some real police work.

 

 

His chief pilot Burl Brim.  There's a waste of thousands of dollars. A few years ago the Mail Tribune had him plastered all over the front page for flying around rousting homeless people. Winters ordered that. I guess a officer and a dog was to expensive for that job. He has been padding Brims pockets for years, and it goes unchecked. If your truly judged by the company you keep, he should stay away from Brim.

 

 

Anyone that has been around Brim, what so ever, knows he is crooked as a snake, not to mention, he will have sex with anything that moves including his teenage old niece, and his former secretary. These are all truths, As is the fact. his business practices are shady on a good day. Why is it Winters pays Brim to fly around with my tax dollars on such important missions as rousting homeless people and no one questions it?

The Mail Tribune is in the position to get some answers and not have to deal with the wrath of Winters, and believe me anyone that has had anything to do with Winters knows he is not bashful about using his office to quill any questions.

There is a story here, it would take some investigating to get all the answers, and those answers would surprise everybody. At some level this letter will be read. And I'm willing to bet it will be ignored. My question is still why will no one challenge Winters."


Letter to Press Editors & To Whom it  May Concern,

 

 

 

 

 

 

" This is in regards to Sheriff Mike Winters. Why hasn't anyone challenged him? Does anyone know how many cold case's there are since he became our sheriff? If and when he decides to grace the community with his presence, it is  either about how he is after the pot growers,or how marijuana is the plague of man kind. I'm sixty years old and I'm pretty sure people are tired of him beating that drum. Here's a new and exciting idea, why doesn't he practice some real police work.

 

 

His chief pilot Burl Brim.  There's a waste of thousands of dollars. A few years ago the Mail Tribune had him plastered all over the front page for flying around rousting homeless people. Winters ordered that. I guess a officer and a dog was to expensive for that job. He has been padding Brims pockets for years, and it goes unchecked. If your truly judged by the company you keep, he should stay away from Brim.

 

 

Anyone that has been around Brim, what so ever, knows he is crooked as a snake, not to mention, he will have sex with anything that moves including his teenage old niece, and his former secretary. These are all truths, As is the fact. his business practices are shady on a good day. Why is it Winters pays Brim to fly around with my tax dollars on such important missions as rousting homeless people and no one questions it?

The Mail Tribune is in the position to get some answers and not have to deal with the wrath of Winters, and believe me anyone that has had anything to do with Winters knows he is not bashful about using his office to quill any questions.

There is a story here, it would take some investigating to get all the answers, and those answers would surprise everybody. At some level this letter will be read. And I'm willing to bet it will be ignored. My question is still why will no one challenge Winters."


Letter to Press Editors & To Whom it  May Concern,

 

 

 

 

 

 

" This is in regards to Sheriff Mike Winters. Why hasn't anyone challenged him? Does anyone know how many cold case's there are since he became our sheriff? If and when he decides to grace the community with his presence, it is  either about how he is after the pot growers,or how marijuana is the plague of man kind. I'm sixty years old and I'm pretty sure people are tired of him beating that drum. Here's a new and exciting idea, why doesn't he practice some real police work.

 

 

His chief pilot Burl Brim.  There's a waste of thousands of dollars. A few years ago the Mail Tribune had him plastered all over the front page for flying around rousting homeless people. Winters ordered that. I guess a officer and a dog was to expensive for that job. He has been padding Brims pockets for years, and it goes unchecked. If your truly judged by the company you keep, he should stay away from Brim.

 

 

Anyone that has been around Brim, what so ever, knows he is crooked as a snake, not to mention, he will have sex with anything that moves including his teenage old niece, and his former secretary. These are all truths, As is the fact. his business practices are shady on a good day. Why is it Winters pays Brim to fly around with my tax dollars on such important missions as rousting homeless people and no one questions it?

The Mail Tribune is in the position to get some answers and not have to deal with the wrath of Winters, and believe me anyone that has had anything to do with Winters knows he is not bashful about using his office to quill any questions.

There is a story here, it would take some investigating to get all the answers, and those answers would surprise everybody. At some level this letter will be read. And I'm willing to bet it will be ignored. My question is still why will no one challenge Winters."

A Picture is worth a million dollar ship ~

 

 

 

 - -    nearest neighbor  Dean Hunt  &                            Creepy Uncle Brim

 

 

 - Bob Cockell and Air Rescue Systems // China trip ~

 

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Burl Brim on the Greenway  - - -days before the murders ~ with the man " Zebra One"

 

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  - -  Dave's youngest son...

 

 

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 - -- On Dave's Road.

 

 

Burl's Crime Having Sex with a Minor "age of majority"

 Burl Brim jr., had multiple sexual affairs, while married.

Including with a teenager, in high school,  in his care.

 

Who then went on to own 10% of ARS Corporation. Until she fled.

 

High school Daddy-Daughter dance. 

Beyond the pale...

 

  • On the arm of Dad - Published 4/7/2004 in News

    The girls wore their best dresses, the boys their best — suits and ties as music played in the background, the room decorated with — balloons and streamers, a disco ball rotating from above - a perfect setting — for a high...

 

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 Posted Apr. 7, 2004 at 2:00 AM
Updated Jan 19, 2011 at 5:43 AM


The girls wore their best dresses, the boys their best — suits and ties as music played in the background, the room decorated with — balloons and streamers, a disco ball rotating from above — a perfect setting — for a high school formal.
But the event at the Historic Ashland Armory was a bit — different - instead of boys taking girls on a date, the girls' fathers — had the honor of escorting them to the formal.
The brainchild of two Ashland High School seniors, the — father-daughter formal on Saturday gave girls and their dads a chance — to spend a memorable evening together. More than 50 people attended the — event. While the formal was designed for the entire community, the majority — of those who attended were from the high school.
AHS senior Sarah Cate was quite pleased her dad, Tim Cate, — escorted her to the formal.
"It's good to be with a gentleman," Sarah said. "I think — it's fun to be with your dad."
Tim Cate was quite impressed with the work done to make — the night a reality.
For Cate, it was a good way to spend some quality time — with his daughter.
"It's such a nice thing to have a special evening with — your daughter," he said. "That relationship needs more recognition in — our world. It's a very creative idea."
The formal was a senior project put together by Brittany — Wise and Kari Brumble.
Kari said they hoped the event would be a way for daughters — and their dads - or father figures - to have a nice evening together. — The formal consisted of dinner, dancing and a raffle.
"We're both going off to college and we wanted this time — with our fathers and father figures," she said. "You don't really find — a lot of events you can go to with your parents."
The girls hope another group of seniors will continue — the event next year, perhaps having a mother/son formal, and rotate between — the two formats each year.
Burl Brim of Ashland, Brittany's uncle, was her escort — to the formal.
He was proud of what she and Kari accomplished.
"It was a big task and she saw it through," he said. "I — think it's a neat thing. It's common in the south, but you never hear — of it out here. It's a good thing to do."
Money from the formal will go toward two college scholarships — that will go to seniors who display excellence in community service. The — scholarship will be named after Sue Graham, the volunteer coordinator — at the high school.
"She does so much, so we wanted to give something back — to her," Wise said.
Graham was humbled the girls started a scholarship in — her name and impressed they were able to come up with and coordinate such — an undertaking.
"It's great what they're doing," she said. "I'm impressed — with their commitment and dedication to this event and how they're involving — the community in such a wonderful event."

 

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Craig Morrison Pilot to Brim Suspended.  Joseph Rice Testifies and knows & eventually tells the Truth.

 

 

 http://www.ntsb.gov/legal/alj/OnODocuments/Aviation/5619.PDF

 

 

Notation_Draft_35574.docx - National Transportation Safety ...

www.ntsb.gov/legal/alj/.../5619.PD...
National Transportation Safety Board

Feb 29, 2012 - Respondent was employed as a helicopter pilot for Brim Aviation. .... examined the FAA-approved Height Velocity (HV) Diagram for this particular helicopter. ... The law judge found respondent violated 14 C.F.R. §§ 91.119(a) and (d) and 91.13(a). ..... appeal of Craig S. Morrison, hereinafter the Respondent.

 

 

Scofflaws. 

 

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 - Burl et. al.

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 Morrison violates the law. Then contests it. Then Brim Aviation & their " experts" contradict themselves in the testimony. Suspension of pilot's license. Upheld. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First  Affidavit 

 

 

 

 Forced Affidavit to Receive Funds for ARS ownership.

Burl Brim's attorney Joe Kellerman provided to B.W. along with the $20,000.00 Check. She had to sign, to receive the money. 

   " Corrected Affidavit "

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Because the truth never changes.

 

Statute of criminal limitations,  Documented to authorities.

 

Because the truth never changes.

 

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Troy Dean Carney. Sheriff Sweep Missed Him ?

 

Troy Carney on the Greenway - - -

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BRIM AVIATION & ALL THE TRUTH

 

 

 $ 800,000.00 Was It ?

 

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  Where did Jerry Hodgson sit when he & Henry Hovelman were corrupting the multi-multi-multi million dollar SKY contracts ? 

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            Shangra La No More.         Justice.

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              Was this declared as an asset by SKY  ? 

 

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BRIM & BRAMMO: 

 

This was not a closed course;  as they told the FAA.  

 

This is the road Dave Lewis' body & home was found burned.

-  This is a historic pioneer road. 13 Mile Marker is the Summit.

Dead Indian Road, Ashland Oregon.

 

This flying/motorcycle is not legal.

 

And who told the FAA &  Law what?

 

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 Joseph Hovelman of Mountain High Aerial / MHA video uses

Henry Hovelman (changed his name to SKY ) brother's hangar

 

for advertising MHA and his website. NO SHAME.

 

Never considering the  multiple felonies, multiple crimes,  harm to others, tax payer money lost and  law breaking committed there.  

 

But they MHA continues on...using it for advertising.

 

What don't they get ?

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It's all good until it's not. Then greed, hubris and EGO set in.

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 Because TRUE BIG LAW is on it now.  And the Court of Appeals. And fairness.

 

Thank you!

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 AND THE FUEL FLOWAGE...AND THE TAPE RECORDINGS...

 

AND THE FACTS.

 

NO FLYING, LANDING, TRAINING AT HYATT LAKE EITHER.

" When Brim was told to stop flying at Hyatt Lake, He did not sound cooperative." 

Code Enforcement Officer of Jackson County; when Bob McNeely lied and said the training of Chinese was State of Oregon sanctioned. Then they made McNeely & Plante tear out the illegal helicopter landing pad.

 

And Mike Winters & Burl Brim built an illegal helicopter training tower on Winters' land on Moon Prairie & Johnson Prairie...without any permits, DEQ, or legal process. Winters then lied and try to say it was for fire fighting purposes. But the photos show foreign nationals & Brim 

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 Trojan Horse, Fuel Flowage, No Flight Plans, Foreign Nationals, Sex with a minor while one of  xxx-sheriff Michael Scott Winters' (who called himself ZebraOne & RoughRider56)

Burl Brim jr., his " special sworn deputy" and more... 

All True. All Facts.

All Real. Man Up. 

If you do the crime...why are you scared.

 

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BRIM EXCAVATION & WHO WAS IT THAT YEAR?

 

 Who was running the business that year? "It's all inside your head," if you think all this is OK.

 

 

 http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20040409/biz/304099996

 

 

" Prescott Park’s recent expansion and a neighboring gravel quarry’s plans to more than double the size of its operation have breathed new life into a decades-old land use conflict.

On May 6, as park users and city officials made their way up the hill to celebrate six miles of new park trails, Chanel Palmer showed an 8-by-10 photo of a recent truck crash and distributed fliers that said, “Dump Trucks should not be driving through a City Park!”

Palmer, whose east Medford home borders the 1,700-acre park, said she’s opposed to Roxy Ann Rock’s expansion from 12 acres to 30 acres because she believes that increasing the truck traffic when park user traffic is also on the rise is a dangerous combination.

“It’s not that anyone hates the trucks,” Palmer said. “It’s a matter that the city is using everything they can to increase the use of the parks, and it’s working.”

Palmer showed a crash photo taken about 5:30 p.m. April 28, in which a gravel truck tipped over a steep embankment and fell on its side. She said it illustrates the inherent danger of mixing the two uses on the same road.

Burl Brim, whose excavation company has operated the quarry owned by developers Mike Mahar and Randy Jones since 2004, said that the most recent crash was caused by a driver who drove too close to the edge of the road. Brim said that such accidents are preventable, but added it “happens all over the country.”

Brim was more concerned about an Aug. 25 crash in which a truck carrying 53,000 pounds of gravel tipped over and spilled onto Hillcrest Road, taking out the Roxy Ann Road stop sign and temporarily closing both lanes of the road while crews swept its payload.

At the time of the crash, the driver said that his brakes and transmission failed, forcing him to steer into a field.

“It’s a real hazard, that is the truth,” Brim said. “That can happen anywhere.”

As a regular park user and young father, Nate Johnson of Medford said he’s “definitely discouraged” to walk his infant son in a stroller alongside the truck traffic.

“I don’t want to discourage business, but at the same time it would be cool if they could exist in a way that they’re not bothering each other,” Johnson said.

Brim said his staff considered the idea of a separate roadway about a decade ago, but determined that there’s not quite enough land to create such a route without using a prohibitive amount of parkland.

“We don’t think it’s a viable option,” Brim said.

Jeff Sander, who lives near Prescott Park and uses the park for mountain biking and hiking several times a week, is similarly concerned about the increase in truck traffic he’s seen since he bought his home on Hillcrest Road near the park in 2010.

Prior to buying his home, Sander said he tried to research the quarry, but heard from city and county staff that the gravel pit was nearly exhausted and traffic was limited.

Co-owner Jones expressed such a view in 2004, Mail Tribune archives show.

“Because he and Mahar are developing the land at the lower end of Roxy Ann Road, Jones said they’d like to buy the rock pit and ultimately close it down so there aren’t daily gravel truck trips through their new subdivision,” an April 2004 story says.

Brim said that the plummet in demand during the recession extended the quarry’s life. Even without an expansion, Brim estimates the quarry has about a decade left.

“It all depends on the market,” Brim said. “With the expansion it will be longer.”

The quarry, operational since 1956, brings in truckers from various companies through the park roadways, allowed through an agreement with the city most recently signed in October 2013. Trucks are allowed to use the park road to access the quarry in exchange for roughly $10,000 worth of labor on the park each year.

Similar agreements between the mine operator and the city date back to 1985, archives show, though terms have changed over the years. A 1996 article shows that truck traffic was limited to 24 trips a day in a previous agreement, but the restriction has been lifted since 2004.

Longtime gravel truck opponent Larry Butts, who’s lived near the park since 1987, said he’s had cameras count as many as 60 trucks up and down the hill in a day. Butts said he’d like to see limitations on traffic again.

“All we’re asking for is reasonable restrictions,” Butts said.

“Larry Butts has been unhappy with rock pits since the day I took it over,” Brim said. “We try to do a real good job.”

Brim said that as the agreement holder, he ensures drivers adhere to road-use terms, such as maintaining a 25 mph speed limit and using the roadways only between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Drivers who don’t comply risk losing their relationship with the quarry.

“It’s my job to quell the complaints,” Brim said.

Issues between neighbors, park users and the trucks span decades. In March 1996, the city terminated an agreement with a previous mine operator, Virgil Anderson, because of speed complaints. Wes Norton took it over by May 1996 before selling to Mahar and Jones and putting Brim in charge of operating the quarry in 2004.

Brim said that his company and previous gravel pit operators have played an important role in making the park the destination it is today. Each year, they provide the labor to reduce brush and enhance drainage and road maintenance, including adding some 2,000 tons of rock to the roads each year.

“The park is what it is today because the rock pit is there,” Brim said. “We’ve had a good public-private partnership.”

 

 

 

 Said Burl who put teenage girls in see-through tops on his pintrest & had his niece run the business...partnership...what years again?

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