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Melissa Selders-Ortez, Fargo, letter: Anger over Ozzy sting is misplaced

I am amazed over the anger regarding the sheriff department's recent sting operation. Ozzy Osborne and Playmakers are concerned about their reputations in light of all of the publicity this operation has received. I would think both would be happ...

I am amazed over the anger regarding the sheriff department's recent sting operation. Ozzy Osborne and Playmakers are concerned about their reputations in light of all of the publicity this operation has received. I would think both would be happy to be a part of something that helped take criminals off the streets.

This situation only received national coverage because Osborne made a stink about it. I highly doubt Sheriff Laney contacted TMZ.com. Fargo isn't the first place to have a sting like this. Big cities have done it before, using sports teams and other entertainment tickets.

Even if Playmakers was promised the location would not be released, they were foolish to think that information would not get out, especially in a town this size. Besides, aren't they in the process of changing their name?

Some of those who were targeted in the sting thought it was clever enough to turn themselves in. I think it was a smart move by Laney.

Melissa Selders-Ortez, Fargo, letter: Anger over Ozzy sting is misplaced 20071113

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