An Inquisitive Couple’s Visit to Newtown, Connecticut 333

Updated February 17, 2013

Photos and Commentary by Scott DeLarm
Edited by James F. Tracy

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My partner and I became fed up with the mainstream media’s depiction of what took place in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012. So on January 20 we traveled there from our home in Ottawa Canada in an effort to visit the sites and respectfully approach the locals.

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Before we even got off the highway there was a display of dozens of American flags on the shoulder. There is a large tented memorial located just off the freeway. The tent had a sign on the outside, “Sandy Hook Memorial Never Forgotten.” Inside the tent was a chaplain who asked that I not take any photos. There were hundreds of stuffed animals and candles as well as children’s art from around the country–if not the world. Inside was also a donation jar that was at mid-afternoon close to full of money. We signed one of the boards with condolences from Canada. I saw adults and children inside the tent on the two visits we made. No one was there who was impacted directly. I asked the chaplain if she had seen any children whom had been impacted. She did not answer.

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We spent January 21 in Newtown visiting the Sandy Hook School and Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire House, Gene Rosen’s residence, the 100 Church Hill Restaurant (and pub), the Newtown Bee offices, as well as the Newtown Police Department. We found that the school can not be seen from the front when coming down Riverside Road which is the only access to the school passing the fire house. This may explain why there was no “media” photos of the broken / shot out glass at the front.

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Dickenson Road was closed with layers of orange cones and numerous “No Trespassing” signs. The entire school is now enclosed with fencing, barbed wire, no trespass and surveillance signage.

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The front of the school is entirely boarded up which would be consistent with broken glass. The lettering from the front of the school “Sandy Hook Elementary” is removed.

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The side door and other windows were not boarded up.  No cameras could be seen at the front door or anywhere on the property.

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Gene Rosen lives next door to the fire house. Thus Ms. Victoria Soto’s students that landed on Mr. Rosen’s yard had to come down Dickenson Drive and turn right, passing the fire house, to get to Mr. Rosen’s. A lady at the Rosen house would not answer the door when I knocked.

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We sat at the 100 Church Hill Restaurant for a couple of hours. There were about 10 people inside. There were about 100 drawings from children from around the country (if not the world) offering condolences and well wishes. No one was talking about these.

My partner and I spoke with a couple in their early twenties for an hour or so. They were life long locals. Eventually they asked why we were in Newtown and we told them we had heard of their tragedy. They did not comment further and we did not push the issue.  Later, I mentioned that I had read online where some people had suggested that Newtown might have a lively Satanic community. One of the two locals remarked, “I could believe that.”

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We then went to the offices of The Newtown Bee, the community’s  weekly newspaper, where we spoke with the editor, Mr. Curtis Clark. Mr. Clark did not offer a warm reception and stated from the start that they were concentrating the paper’s efforts on healing efforts and that he had little time. I told him I was there to follow up on The Bee’s report that stated, in part, “A man with a gun who was spotted in the woods near the school on the day of the incident was an off-duty tactical squad police officer from another town, according to the source.” I asked who this officer was, and why he was in the woods.

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Mr. Clark told me that there was a number of “conspiracy theories floating around” and “some of them even suggest that the shooting didn’t even happen.” Furthermore, “Snopes.com debunks many of these conspiracy theories.”

I told Clark I was familiar with Snopes, but it was The Bee that reported that this was an off duty officer prancing about in the woods on the day of the shooting. Clark would not address this report and became very agitated with me “interrogating” him. “I don’t intend to discuss this any further with you,” he said. Mr. Clark then referred me to the Newtown Police for any additional questions. As I was walking out of the office I overheard a lady on the phone explaining to a caller that “there is an ongoing investigation,” and referring the caller to Snopes.com.

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Next, we proceeded to the Newtown Police Department.  After entering I walked up to the glassed-in safety window, picked up the phone on the wall and asked the attendant on the other side if I could speak with the Communications Officer. I explained why. He directed me to  The Newtown Bee.

I advised him that The Bee had directed me to them and he asked me to have a seat. The room was rectangular with doors on both ends. Then, a male and female police officer simultaneously entered through each door. I addressed the female sergeant, telling her I would like to know who was the off duty tactical officer The Bee reported on on December 27. A male officer I was not addressing repeatedly ordered me to remove my hands from my pockets.

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The female sergeant told me that the man detained was the uncle of a student at the school who had gone to get his niece. I asked about the police scanner audio where the dispatcher reports that a caller from inside the school saw “two shadows” run by the gym at the back of the school.

Additionally, an officer apparently arriving at the scene stated

“I’ve got ‘em (sic).  They are running at me down Crestwood.”

Crestwood Drive borders that backside of the school beyond some woods. The sergeant told me that this was the confusion of the day and that there were not two individuals. “It was just someone that went crazy, killed a bunch of people and then killed himself,” she said consolingly.

“You have nothing to worry about. You are safe.”

I still wonder.

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James F. Tracy
memoryholeblog.com
February 17, 2013
Stefan Mark Stanford
Beforeitsnews.com

Dear Stefan Mark Stanford,
I am addressing you as the publisher and legally responsible party of the beforeitsnews.com website. It has come to my attention that you have appropriated my intellectual work and intentionally represented it in such a way that the original meaning of the work may be grossly misunderstood. This piece, edited for Scott DeLarm, initially appeared on my website, memoryholeblog.com on January 28, 2012 as “An Inquisitive Couple’s Visit to Newtown Connecticut.” The article was republished in its original form with my consent by Global Research as “The Sandy Hook Tragedy: An Inquisitive Visit to Newtown Connecticut” on January 29, 2012.

On February 16, 2012 you republished a revised version of the piece with a new title, “Canadians Visit Sandy Hook, Astounding Revelations.” In the February 16 version by your contributor there are false and misleading claims of DeLarm’s alleged investigation of Iroquois Gas Company’s subterranean natural gas transmission lines in Newtown Connecticut. Your contributor’s clear appropriation and misuse of the piece is of special concern as I along with Delarm have in no way made such analyses or drew any such conclusions on the relationship of Iroquois Gas to the Sandy Hook tragedy and victim families. In the February 16 post to your beforeitsnews.com site your contributor stripped the original title of said work and replaced it with another title and prefatory remarks, thus distorting the work’s original intent and calling into question your legally defensible republication of the work under “Fair Use” stipulated on my website.

On the morning of February 17 I noted that you have revised the piece, removed Mr. DeLarm’s name, and redirected readers to the original piece at memoryholeblog.com. Even though there are now seemingly two separate pieces and a link to my site the potential impression remains that DeLarm and I in some way investigated and implicated Iroquois Gas in the Sandy Hook tragedy–a claim we cannot realistically make and thus vigorously dispute.

Thank you for your prompt attention to the above.

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333 comments

  1. Great Site. Lots of keen insight. I was taken by the comments on the gas pipeline and real estate (as well as several others). Comments from people familiar with the area are very helpful as well. There is definitely something “strange” at work here (beyond the obvious psyop).
    The local paper and the general attitude is chilling. Look at the school all cordoned off. It all has the feel of some sort of government “base” or something.
    Someone else mentioned a theological angle, i.e. Molloch worship or the name of the alleged shooter. I wouldn’t argue with that either. They seem to like “rituals” and they have meaning for them. There are pockets of these Satanists all over and this may very well be another one.
    The “Shhhh and red hand” is very spooky. Apparently this business was brought in from outside. There was a barber shop there for years and the owner cancelled the lease and gave it to this outfit. The red hand is a well-known occult symbol.
    The land transfers could be related to making an area available to set up something like this. It may be a “small town” but it is large enough to have some cover. Not everybody knows everybody.
    This is fertile ground for a researcher. Running down the Lanzas or the school, etc., would all be instructive. They are going to stonewall this until the interest wears off.

  2. Did anyone stop to think that they were not receptive to your questions or you even being there at all because they are sick of being harassed by rubberneckers, conspiracy theorists and media? What if your town was invaded by this element? How would you react?

    • 4 things: 1. Where are the surviving children attending school now that Sandy Hook is out of commission? 2. Who did the spell check on the fence warning sign? “violators will be PROSUCETED…..” seriously, they can’t even get that right. 3. Someone local to that area needs to risk ‘prosucution’ and get inside the school. I think that pictures of a classroom riddled with 100’s of bullet holes would put at least some of the doubt to rest. And 4th…if people have doubts that an entire community can be brainwashed, then watch documentaries such as Jonestown.

      • The Sandy Hook School children are going to the former Chalk Hill Middle School in nearby Monroe, CT.

        http://abcnews.go.com/US/sandy-hook-school-recreated-crayons-desk-building/story?id=18107267 ABC Report

        http://newtownbee.com/News/2012-12-18__10-34-41/Preparing+Monroe%E2%80%99s+Chalk+Hill+School+For+Sandy+Hook+Kids Newtown Bee report on the move.

        http://monroe.patch.com/articles/chalk-hill-791016b3 History of the Chalk Hill School

        If you do a search at monroe.patch.com you’ll find the whole history of why the Chalk Hill school was empty and available.

      • The facts are Adam Lanza was des east the day before the shooting. The state of New Hampshire posted his death SSDI the day before the shooting. It’s physically impossible for him to be there. His mother was also listed in New Hampshire the day of the shooting. Every account and I mean every account has multiple inconsistencies. So much in fact it is obvious they want us to find them. The investigation just like the Gifford and Holmes and others is a made for TV event. The results are new gun control measures that will make it unaffordable to have access to weapons to defend your home. It’s more than clear the Patriot act(s) and subsequent erosions in civil liberties are designed to disarm us and leave us defenseless against the TSA who recently ordered a billion rounds of Ammunition to systematically execute us on site or capture us under NDAA and throw us in the new FEMA camps. The plan is to separate us from our children and they know parents will fight for family but they do not care ultimately the intend on decreasing our population by 90 percent and don’t care what we say or do because they have designed it so were in a catch 22. Say anything your un-American and do anything like buy ammo or keep a gun and your a terrorist. Either way we are under a tyrannical government control with a free republic on the outside but on the inside a satanic diabolical communist police state about to be unleashed on the general public all under the faux guise of safety. All of the laws designed for the middle eastern terrorist now apply to every American. The truth is there were never a foreign threat only domestic secret societies working under the cover of darkness to design the ultimate control work force and that would be You and me. This is a slow and well planned take over and the irony is 99 percent of the nation has no idea what’s in store for them. But we all feel it! We know something is wrong. Guns and ammo purchases are way up! We have God and numbers on our side! They have a huge head start but of we can keep the Internet and keep our guns we can oust this criminal cabal and get our country back.

        • Form up en masse, armed, march on the capitol and oust the treasonous psychopaths by force of arms and numbers. If it doesn’t happen soon, today, I don’t see opportunities getting more frequent.

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  5. I tried to search for this- but couldn’t find it. Pardon me if folks have commented on other threads. Didn’t watch the Stupor Bowl but heard that the Sandy Hook Children’s Choir sang at half-time. How sweet. Any ideas?

  6. I was looking back over video footage of the fire department to find the individual who appears extremely angry at another person at the scene. I have been unsuccessful in reviewing some of the video links on this site because each time I attempt to review I get the message that my plug in crashed. So I went to youtube and found one small bit showing the incident. I know it is on a video link on this site. To me it is very suspicious. It occurs prior to a yellow barricade tape being set up and someone is standing beside the ambulance in the center of the scene and you cannot see them from the camera angle. A man dressed in what appears to be a brown colored jacket begins pointing his finger in a threatening manner at this individual and then they appear at the side of the ambulance. The guy continually makes threatening gestures to this individual until the person leaves the area. Shortly after the yellow barricade tape is installed. It would be interesting to see what this altercation was about and who were the individuals involved.

  7. I have a few questions that I haven’t found an answer for….

    1. Have we ever been told how many magazines for the long rifle were recovered at the scene? If not, why? Assuming he fired over 100 shots, and that a Bushmaster ships with 1 magazine, we are to believe Ms. Lanza purchased additional 30 round magazines? For what purpose? I have read this was a newer gun of hers and she never shot it at the range? Is that true? No mention of how many magazines… and no proof she ever purchased additional mags.

    2. It doesn’t make sense to me that Adam would stop and change magazines in the rifle, if he had multiple handguns loaded up and ready to use. Does that make sense to anybody?

    3. The police raided the gun store Ms. Lanza used, but it was for “other” reasons.. ???? yeah right. What records did they take out of that store, and why no interviews with that stores manager/owner??? Do they have records of what guns Ms. Lanza purchased or not?

    4. No pictures of Lanza holding a rifle? Certainly a picture would sell the “legislation” better than anything else. Yet, no pictures to be found.

    5. No interviews with the adult shooting survivors anywhere? They should be healthy by now. Yet, nobody has interviewed them? They know a rifle from a handgun correct? Where are they and why no interviews ???

    6. Adam carried all that inside with him while he was busting through glass, etc??? how? I heard he had a tactical vest?? where did he get that from? Are we to believe Ms. Lanza owned a tactical vest??? seriously???

  8. It’s deeper and more financially connected than anyone can imagine. Guess who is the Boeing site manager for global hawk & U2 headquarterd in Langley Virgina HQ ACC that’s right A8 killer drones. Maybe there are 2 j Paul Vance’s one of them works on killer drones with the CIA. The other makes news that’s makes no sense. Of course it’s hard to prove but he is listed on LinkedIn network. The public website shows J Paul Vance as State police of Conneticut. Then Department spokesman/media relations Commander at Connecticut state police. Then in semi hidden non highlighted text says PRIVATE: Boeing site manager,HQACC/A8. Global hawk and U2. If the US who is controlled by companies like Boeing and Boeing wants to make drones and fill contracts then they need public approval to be constantly watched. All of the pieces fit. So as you and I are asking about the Lanzas who are obvious Patsy’s. Someone name J Paul Vance is 5 years ahead launching spy planes and developing surveillance and killer drones to enslave us!!! This information is all public go to LinkedIn and join you will see the same information.

  9. The surveillance videos from Sandy Hook Elementary placing Lanza at Sandy Hook Elementary on 12/13 and 12/14 would be the fastest and easiest way to help dismiss all the “subversives” who do not buy the official story that Lanza perpetrated the murders (if any). Wouldn’t a video of heavily armed Lanza entering the school also help the regime by feeding the anti-gun hysteria? Sandy Hook Elementary had a 300K security camera system. We saw video of the Columbine shooters storming the school. Where are the Sandy Hook Elementary videos?

  10. Excellent speech of deaf ears. We are systematically being set up for a civil war. I really liked his story but who is this girl that is supposedly died. As far as our research goes the people who supposedly died never existed. His points were well made and delivered the correct way. The 2nd amendment will never be infringed because the laws are written based on lies in the media. A hoax! The irony is at the bohemian grove they do a ceremony where they call us fools for believing their “no truths” The giant owl creature moloch gives them imaginary power to control the debt slaves. Now they need to reduce our population so they can have full spectrum dominance and Guess who is the Boeing site manager for global hawk & U2 headquarterd in Langley Virgina HQ ACC that’s right A8 killer drones. Maybe there are 2 j Paul Vance’s one of them works on killer drones with the CIA. The public website shows J Paul Vance as State police of Conneticut. Then Department spokesman/media relations Commander at Connecticut state police. Then in semi hidden non highlighted text says PRIVATE: Boeing site manager,HQACC/A8. Global hawk and U2. If J Paul Vance is a Langley Virginia trained professional could he not be a psyop professional? How easy we are to forget the countless inconsistencies. 1 thing is consistent. The gun grab is on! 100 percent tyranny. So thank you mr Stevens hope you fair well in the fight for our lives!

  11. Patricia, Twitter has left all of Dawn Hochsprung’s Tweets up

    https://twitter.com/DHochsprung

    There are a couple dozen photos she tweeted of the active school.

    That includes the photo of the evacuation drill–where the building behind the pupils is the shed southeast of the fire department–not another school.

    The volunteer fire department was there on Dec 12th all day and half a dozen photos of the day are posted here:

    http://www.sandyhookfire.com/news.html?view=1&id=54929

    There are two pre-tragedy photos in the Newtown Bee special edition:

    http://newtownbee.com/PDFFiles/Special%20Sections/Newtown%20Bee%20Special%20Edition.pdf

    The Sandy Hook School website is still up and has dozens of photos where you can not only see the students but identify architectural aspects of the school confirming where the photos were taken:

    http://newtown.sandyhook.schooldesk.net/ watch the photos in the upper right.

    http://newtown.sandyhook.schooldesk.net/AboutUs/Scrapbook20112012/tabid/15581/Default.aspx

    Note also, that although the school was built in 1956, you can see that it has architecturally newer parts such as the right front. The school handbooks says: “Sandy Hook Elementary School was built in 1956. Additions were completed in 1964 and again in 1992.
    Four portable classrooms were added in July of 2000 to accommodate increases in enrollment.” You can see all of those changes in the photos and aerial photos and footage.

    The entire 2010-11 School Handbook is online: http://newtown.sandyhook.schooldesk.net/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=KSkLZ-fxuvQ%3d&tabid=8068

    The Newtown Bee published a 56 page 2012 Bus Route .pdf http://newtownbee.com/PDFFiles/Special%20Sections/Back%20To%20School%202012%20Bus%20Routes.pdf

    There’s a photo of a school bus in front of the school. And the Newtown Bee couldn’t have retroactively created the detailed bus routes listed for Sandy Hook and then re-posted a new .pdf after everyone in Newtown had already had a chance to download it. That would strain any conspiracy theory.

    You can also put the URL for the bus routes .pdf into the Wayback Machine and find archived copies of the page: http://archive.org/web/web.php

    Besides the “iconic” photo that Shannon Hicks took of the group of kids being led out of the school, two more photos have shown up: one is a photo of Shannon Hicks taking the photo of the children leaving the school, the other is of another group of kids being led out of the school.

    Hopefully these resources will help us move to accept that, indeed, the school was an active school.

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