Skip to comments.Police watch bar video in hit-and-run probe (Radio's Michael Berry a Suspect)
Posted on 02/16/2012 5:00:54 AM PST by humblegunner
Security camera footage from a well-known gay bar has played a key role in a hit-and-run investigation of a former Houston City Councilman, who is now a conservative talk show host, Local 2 Investigates reported on Wednesday.
A Houston man reported to police that KTRH talk show host Michael Berry plowed his SUV into another car outside T.C.'s Show Baron Converse near Fairview in the Montrose area about 11 p.m. on January 31st.
Tuderia Bennett, of Galena Park, told Houston police that he was working as a bouncer at the front door during a popular cross-dressing 'drag show' that was going on inside the club. He watched the crash happen and told police he rushed up to the car after impact and got a good look at Berry behind the wheel.
"I said, 'That's definitely the guy.' For sure, 100 percent," said Bennett.
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I really enjoy Michael Berry, he does a great radio show.
His morning broadcast starts in a little over an hour, maybe there will be some clarification.
Gay bar? Really? News this morning stated Berry had been IN the gay bar.
Unfortunate, if true.
Should have taken a taxi.
“popular cross-dressing ‘drag show’”
Never heard of him. Going on looks, I’m sorry to say, in that photo you posted, I wouldn’t doubt it.
He’s our local talk radio guy, he has subbed for Levin a few times.
Steering and queering?
Maybe it was somebody wearing a Michale Berry costume.
I would be bummed if this is true.
“Luuuuuuuceeeeeeee, ju ave som splaininggggg to doooooo!!!”
BTW, isn’t that “gay/crossdressing bar” next to that Indian cuisine place Berry likes to go to all the time???
Might be a case of, “Well, I may have had a little too much coos-coos...”
First Jon Matthews (former Houston conservative talk show host)exposes himself to little girls, and now this with Mike Berry...
What a mess...This has got to be a smear campaign this time...He has been coming down hard on the “vunerables” in the Houston area including the gay/lesbian community lately...
I’m sure he is talking about this right now on his show this morning, and then we’ll hear about it this afternoon as well on the second half on the drive home...
I would be somwhat bummed.......but not surprised.
Let's see what he says. ...I'll wait a while before commenting.
Berry has plenty of enemies.
Sounds like he's leading up to it...
...sounded weak and I thought he almost got choked-up.
No angry denial, just I've made enemies.
I like Michael a lot, listen every day. I'll wait for the rest of the story.
Yeah, it was pretty weak soup.
We shall see.
sounds like he may be one of those Log-smugglin’ Repubicans.
Shouldn’t be hard to verify or disprove, with just a look at his vehicle.
Why not surprised? Is there something I am missing about Micheal? I listen to him 3 or 4 times a week for about 15 mins at a time.
A guy flags down a cop at 1 am, five days after the incident, and says MB hit his car and drove away. If someone hit my car and I got his tag number, you can bet your ass I would call the cops right then, that minute. I wouldn’t wait 5 days and flag a cop down on the street. I smell a setup!
Anybody subscribe to his Twitter feed?
Maybe that could tell you what he might have been doing at the time.
The e-mail reads, "Mr. Berry is one of those customers who has been to our establishment. The video in question that shows Mr. Berry in our establishment is in our possession. The local authorities have requested this same video and they are in possession to assist with their investigation."
What the heck was he doing "in their establishment"??
Maybe gathering material for his show?? How do you inteligently discuss a topic without first hand information??
Also look how they say it””Mr. Berry is one of those customers who has been to our establishment”. What did he mean by “one of those customers”. To me that means one of those not one of ours, in other words, a straight guy looking for laughs!
I heard this on the news last night, shocking, to say the least! I love Michael Berry, he is fantastic on the radio. I hope this all works out for the best for Michael. When did this accident happen?
A couple of weeks ago supposedly.
That raises some flags right there by itself.
With his local celeb status why would he not send in a surrogate...ala James O'Keefe...if he was gathering info?
Sompin' ain't right...with he himself being "inside the establishment".
january 31st and the guy flags down a cop on the street on feb 5th to report it, yeah right!
I didn't hear a denial this morning, did you?
We'll have to wait to see if somone releases the video from the club? ...very strange in deed.
Things that make you go hmmmmmmmmmm.
From the article....Montrose area about 11 p.m. on January 31st.
No, New Year's Eve is still December 31st.
Strange, regardless the date.
I don’t believe it. Michael lampoons just about everything and it is not hard to imagine that his enemies are lined up to take him down.
That's "vunnables", stevie .... </off Sheila Jackson Lee accent>
Well, if it's near a favorite tandoori discount outlet he likes, I'd credit the tandoori for now, and put the rest of it to homo-venomousness, not knowing any better.
Curry-induced hypoxia, that's what it is.
He leans on those moral dwarves pretty hard. Until the Angel Raphael appears in a nimbus of heavenly glory, videotape in hand, to tell us different, I'm with you. Homosexual "males" are the most vicious little bastards on the face of the earth, so I won't be in a hurry to believe anything they have to say about a stalwart conservative who is a burr under their barebackin' saddle. </oxymoron>
Never, ever, believe a homosexual moral midget </redundancy> about anyone else's character, until you've seen the videotape three times and a (straight, debt-free, Republican) documentarian has signed off that it hasn't been tampered with. Then use your own judgment.
Not offering an opinion about whether he was in the place or not..
Don't you reckon he might go see Shirley Q. LIVE somewhere?
I'm pulling for Michael on this one, he ain't no nancy-boy.
Shirley Q. Liquor is funny as heck, I don’t care who “it” is.
Can’t stand Berry and hate that he’s on the Baton Rouge 5pm drive time
Just curious, is your radio stuck on one station?
The only decent one
Ditter, My Lying Eyes Video.... hard to believe.
Not for long. I’m here in Houston and he is totally busted, eyewitnesses, video, video of him in TC’s. I’m shocked, but he will not be missed by any Texas conservatives. He’s always been a shill for mainstream Republican BS.
Well, I didn’t mean to make it appear I was already saying he was guilty of anything...My bad...
But if I recall that’s the way they crucified Jon Matthews, and I think the end result of others assumptions was just a lucky guess...
You just never know with some people and how they jump to conclusions, that was not what I meant...The comparison was only because they were both on conservative talk radio, and in the Houston market...
Pesonally, I think the whole incident is hogwash...Just a splinter group trying to oust a considerable force againt their liberal progressive agenda...And they want to see him discreditied, just in time for the campaigns to kick into high gear...
This was our local Houston news. I saw it last night. I have been in a gay bar and watched a drag queen show and I have been other places that are not my usual hangouts wink wink. MB says it will all come out in the wash and I believe him.
what a jackass...i thought he was great...like fresh air of radio honesty
now look at him
frigging jerkoff caker
Well, we don’t know yet.
Sure looks like it though.. but I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt for the time being.
a shill for mainstream GOP
that is bullshit
he was their worst nightmare with his frankness about PC crap
but i agree....he is busted...a flake
nice day to sign up here eh just to say bullshite