Skip to comments.Sandy Berger Violates Probation
Posted on 10/06/2005 5:51:14 AM PDT by Young Werther
E.D. Hill reported that Sandy Berger had been stopped for Reckless Driving in Virginia. This violation is more than simple speeding. He was clocked 88 in a 55mph zone. He will stand before the judge who sentenced him for his "pants-gate" plundering and the charge is such that he could do jail time for violating his probation.
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Sandy Bugerlers wrists are gonna sting for sure now. /sarc
Two levels of justice in this country. (Or is is it three???)
I'm sure his punishment will once again have us "little people" wondering why we bother.
Virginia DUI / DWI drunk driving and Virginia reckless driving are Virginia Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor charges carrying the possibility of up to one year imprisonment, fines up to $2500 and/or license suspensions. As of July 1, 2004, some Virginia DUI / DWI cases require mandatory jail time upon convictions - these cases are termed "Virginia DUI/DWI Enhanced Punishment" cases.
Six point violation w/ a conviction staying on your DMV record for 11 years.
Two days after he was placed on probation last month for taking classified documents, former national security adviser Sandy Berger was accused of reckless driving in Virginia by police who said he was traveling 88 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone.
John Edwards said there are actually two americas. Have you evert heard that?
I will bet dollars to donuts that he will not spend one pico-second in jail.
I don't think he originated the concept, but they imply its based on poor vs rich, when I think they mean "connected" vs "un-connected". Its all cronyism and special favors for certain groups, and the rest are victims. Too much cynicism for so early in the morning...
..sounds like Sandy is acting out on a guilty conscience...
Are you saying that if I got pulled over for speeding and John Kerry got pulled over for speeding, he might not get a ticket but I probably would?
The Sarcasm Lamp is Lit!
How old is Sandy Berger? He shouldn't be driving fast like that at his age.
Slow Down, Sandy!Two days after he was placed on probation last month for taking classified documents, former National Security Adviser Samuel R. "Sandy" Berger was accused of reckless driving in Virginia by police who said he was traveling 88 mph in a 55 mph zone, the Associated Press reports.
Yesterday, Mr. Berger appeared before the same federal magistrate who had sentenced him Sept. 8 in the documents case. U.S. Magistrate Deborah Robinson admonished Mr. Berger, and she will decide whether to punish him further.
The traffic offense occurred while Mr. Berger, who served in the Clinton administration, is on a two-year probation handed down as part of his sentence in the documents case.
Mr. Berger is scheduled to appear Oct. 18 in local traffic court in Fairfax County on the reckless-driving ticket.
He was stopped Sept. 10, and two days later he informed the probation office of the U.S. District Court that he had been speeding because he was late to a meeting and was unaware of how fast he was traveling.
LOL. Try leaving a womand to drown in a car in Chappaquidick, and see what happens to you. ;-)
That E.D. would even mention it today is interesting in and of itself since his court day is only 4 days off!
Yeah I was reading that on the commuter train this morning, and had to chuckle. Wonder if Brit's going to mention it on "The Grapevine" tonight?
Being a democRAT,after all,means never having to say you're sorry.
My wife was driving back from South Carolina with my daughter in the front seat and me in the rear.
All the way down to South Carolina and back, once we crossed the Mason-Dixon line my wife was driving like demon on Interstates. She was doing 95 on I-95 (mistook the route marker for speed limit?)
If I drove she got bored and cranky like a little kid, if she drove, I couldn't constrain myself from imploring her to slow down and generally get nervous and fussy so I sat in the back and hoped.
She was operating under two misconceptions:
1.) They actually drove like in the movie, "Smokey and the Bandit" in the South.
2.) Virginia was in the South. (anymore.)
In Arlington, Virginia on I-95 we were pulled over by a very polite but puzzled young state trooper. He told her she was doing 82 miles an hour in a 65 mile zone (during rush hour!) and anything more than 15 mph over the limit is "reckless driving by speed", entails a court appearance and a $2500 fine. He wrote her up for 79 mph and let her go, somewhat abashed.