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The Hampton Park HOA, VA: Reconsideration of the felony charges in the Cal Memorial Tunnel
  • Petitioning Todd Barnes
  • Responded

This petition will be delivered to:

HOA President
Todd Barnes
Hampton Park HOA Vice President
Shane McCartney
Hampton Park HOA Treasurer
Dan Cadigan
See response
Hampton Park HOA Secretary
Frank Cortez
Hampton Park HOA Director
E.C. Wilson
Hampton Park HOA Off-Site Manager
Carolyn Grimes
Hampton Park HOA On-Site Manager
Lisa Wagner
Virginia Commonwealth Attorney
William W. Davenport

The Hampton Park HOA, VA: Reconsideration of the felony charges in the Cal Memorial Tunnel

    1. Declan Dymond
    2. Petition by

      Declan Dymond

      Midlothian, VA

Hampton Park HOA is attempting to give potentially 30-40 teens felony charges for spray-painting the Jubilee Park Tunnel in Hampton Park in honor of their friend, Mcallister "Cal" Reilly. Cal committed suicide at the Jubilee Park tunnel on June 2nd, 2013.
-Cal's Tunnel FB page

Several friends, grieving the loss of Cal, gathered at the tunnel where he took his a own life, and in a show of solidarity decorated the tunnel. These teenagers spent the days and weeks after Cal's death remembering their friend the best way they knew. They decorated the tunnel with notes, posters, candles and graffiti. The Hampton Park Home Owners Association (HOA), while not thrilled with this turn of events stated verbally that the teens had until July 29, 2013 to repaint the tunnel. Even after a sign-up sheet was posted in the tunnel, which parents and teens both signed, the HOA had felony charges levied against 13 individuals ranging in age from 14 to 48. This petition is being circulated to support those who are still grieving, and to shed light on this angry and hurtful behavior from the Hampton Park HOA. Over 100 people were honoring the passing of a loved one. Currently charges have been levied against 13 with possible charges to be filed against another 30-40 individuals. The charges levied are felony destruction of property (vandalism) and felony conspiracy to commit destruction of property. If the felony charges stick it will have serious repercussions for the teens. This action by the HOA shows a lack of understanding for what people go through after a suicide, and a complete inability to work in good faith with those who are hurting.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Decision-maker Dan Cadigan responds:

      Dan Cadigan

      Please read the open letter to homeowners on the Hampton Park website. The board did not file any charges.


    2. Reached 250 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Nicole Will CHESTERFIELD, VA
      • 8 months ago

      Cal was my friend, and I absolutely love and miss him with all of my heart. Cal wouldn't have wanted his friends in trouble for honoring him.

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    • Daniel Lynch HACKETTSTOWN, NJ
      • 10 months ago

      Cause they dont deserve a punishment for remembering a friend

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    • amanda rowan MIDLOTHIAN, VA
      • 11 months ago

      I love Cal

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    • Caren Dymond VICTORIA, CANADA
      • 12 months ago

      It is important to me to encourage resolution of this issue through dialogue, mutual respect and patience. We owe that much to our young people.

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    • John Wilson OVERLAND PARK, KS
      • 12 months ago

      THE WORLD IS MESSED UP! This is so mean.

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