in Plattsburgh, NY -
Derby Line sits right on the Canadian-Vermont
border. In fact, the border runs right through the library.As
you can guess, it used to be pretty easy to cross.Want a pizza?
Just walk across the street.
world has changed. In a post-9/11 world, the harsh reality is that we
just can't do everything the way we used to...the way we'd like.Roland
Buzz Roy got found that out a while back. He did that "cross the street
for pizza" thing and got arrested.
We're sorry. Wish it hadn't
happened.We understand some Derby Line residents are pretty
hacked off about the arrest. Roland Buzz Roy is, too.
need to understand it's a different world, and they---like all the rest
of us---need to adjust to reality.If that means checking into a
border station, or taking a different street, that's the price for
And it's not too steep a price for pizza, either.
our opinion. What’s yours?
Aired by WPTZ President/General
Manager, Paul A. Sands
(Exclusive Freedom's Phoenix audio recording of the confrontation)