Skip to comments.Clerk tries to get deputy's son's citation fixed, accidentally faxes request to newspaper (Illinois)
Posted on 10/13/2011 3:40:36 PM PDT by decimon
We're not sure what's more amusing about this story, the obvious and clichéd abuse of power or the retro charm of dialing the wrong fax number. C'mon, who even faxes anymore? We've gotten so used to people getting busted by accidentally e-mailing everyone in their address book or slipping up on Facebook that we almost feel sorry for the clerk in question, entangled by '90s technology. Almost.
Joann Reed, the records clerk for the sheriff in St. Clair County, Illinois, sent a three-page fax including a copy of a speeding ticket, with a handwritten note saying, "Dismiss this case" and "The guy is the son of one of our deputies." Ostensibly she meant to send the fax to the prosecuting attorney in the village that issued the ticket, but instead, she faxed the local newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which is where we heard about the story.
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Since it doesn’t say what party she is, or the DA, I’ll assume they’re dems. However, if they are repubs I wouldn’t be surprised. They’re all peas in a pod.
Fire her azz!
My cousin once gave me a parking ticket but then paid for it himself.
Everyone should be treated equally.
I cannot imagine getting my son out of anything. He screws up, he pays.
some are obviously more equal then others
seriously though, there should be charges brought for deliberately interfering with the law
there should be a $1000 reward for turning in anyone doing similar things
If they had been Republican it would have been in the first paragraph - and NO we’re not all the same.
The left would have been screaming for blood.
You’re right - that too.
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