Skip to comments.Anoka County inmate will get $1.9 million
Posted on 01/12/2005 7:55:44 AM PST by Rakkasan1
Anoka County will pay $1.9 million to a work-release inmate who was found comatose in his dorm-style room after being neglected by workhouse officers for up to three days.
Curtis Chromulak, 39, was found lying in his own feces, urine and vomit on Sept. 6, 2002, three days after he was last seen moving around, according to a lawsuit filed in 2003 in federal court.
Anoka County officials said Tuesday that officers did a routine head-count, but admitted that they didn't thoroughly check on his well-being every half-hour as state law requires. No one was ever disciplined in the case.
Chromulak has severe memory loss, nerve damage throughout his body and can't fully use his left arm. He also has trouble balancing.
"It's like a part of my son died that day," said Chromulak's mother, Marilyn Pelz. "He's never going to be the same. He'll never be able to do so many of the things he used to love."
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He'll never be able to do so many of the things he used to love like drinking heavily,being incarcerated, overdosing, and using his left arm.
WRONG! The taxpayers are being punished. Because of the misconduct of the people who let this happened and those who have chosen to let it happen again by not taking any action the taxpayers will have to pay and probably pay more when it happens again.
In a related story, the 1.9 million dollars is, oddly enough, the correct amount needed to repay the victims of the scumbag's crimes.
-In a related story, the 1.9 million dollars is, oddly enough, the correct amount needed to repay the victims of the scumbag's crimes.-
Maybe now the victims can sue the basta*d for some restitution.