Skip to comments.Police: Driver Tried to Run Over Florida Rep. Harris
Posted on 10/27/2004 5:26:07 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776
The Republican lawmaker and several supporters were campaigning alongside a street corner in her hometown of Sarasota Tuesday evening. A silver Cadillac sped toward them, drove up onto the sidewalk where Harris stood, and then swerved away at the last minute, the Sarasota police report said.
No one was hurt. Witnesses noted the car's license tag number and police tracked the owner, Barry Seltzer, 46, of Sarasota, who was jailed early Wednesday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He said he was annoyed because some of Harris' supporters were blocking traffic, the arrest report said.
"I was exercising my political expression," it quoted him as saying. "I did not run them down, I scared them a little."
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Barry Seltzer, 46, seen in this Oct. 26, 2004 police photo. Seltzer was charged Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, with aggravated assualt after he was accused of trying to run down U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris (news, bio, voting record) and a group of supporters in Sarasota, Fla., Tuesday night, Oct. 26, 2004. (AP Photo/Sarasota Sheriff Department
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He has nice full lips. He should make his 300lb, lifer,cell mate very happy. Have fun @sshole.
How many times is this gonna get posted? This is the fourth thread I see when I search "Harris".
Is he wearing rouge?...
ok, I'm glad she's ok and the creep is arrested and charged. He'll just get a wrist slap tho, and be ordered to attend shepard smith parking school.
Darn! Too bad his name isn't Chad!
I see. Assassinating Republicans for being Republican is "political expression". Doing the same thing for the same reason to a Damnocrat would be a hate crime.
A few people on FR think it's reactionary to say we should prepare for violence from the left. To Katherine Harris it's just good sense.
Keep him in jail until after the election.He will cool off by then.
There is a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Florida named Barry Seltzer , there is no way , this could be the same person? Or could it?
First they came for the campaign signs, but I didn't worry because I didn't have any campaign signs...
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Political Expression? LMAO, yeah right! More like road rage! What an nut! Hope he enjoys prison!
Barry Seltzer is the new poster boy for the DNC. It's amazing that after he got caught he tried to justify the incident.
goodness how many post of this incident are we going to have. this is atleast the 4th one i seen. there were 2 right beside the other also
Well, somebody did try to kill a member of Congress with a car ...
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