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Four Sentenced for Election Day Tire Slashing
Fox news ^ | 4/26/06 | AP

Posted on 04/26/2006 6:27:18 PM PDT by NJRighty

MILWAUKEE — A U.S. lawmaker's son and three Democratic campaign workers were sentenced Wednesday to four to six months in jail for slashing tires outside a Bush-Cheney campaign office on Election Day 2004.

The men pleaded no contest in January to misdemeanor property damage. A fifth worker was found not guilty.

"This case had to be a public example of what can happen when you interfere with voters' rights," said Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Michael Brennan, who rejected prosecutors' recommendation of probation for the four men.

The Wisconsin state Republican Party had rented more than 100 vehicles to give rides to voters and poll monitors on Nov. 2, 2004. The cars were parked outside a Republican campaign office when the tires were punctured. The vandalism left the drivers scrambling for new vehicles.

Among those sentenced Wednesday were Sowande A. Omokunde, the son of Democratic lawmaker Gwen Moore, and Michael Pratt, the son of former acting Milwaukee Mayor Marvin Pratt.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: brennan; corruption; corruptmayors; election; goons; gopvans; gwenmoore; judgebrennan; kerry; lavellemohammad; lewiscaldwell; marvinpratt; mayor; mayorpratt; michaelbrennan; michaelpratt; milwaukee; milwaukeemayor; omokunde; pratt; ratcrime; ratviolence; sowandeomokunde; tireslashing
I can't believe the families of elected Democrats could be so dishonest. [rolling my eyes]
1 posted on 04/26/2006 6:27:21 PM PDT by NJRighty
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To: NJRighty

I can't believe they were actually found guilty and sentenced.


2 posted on 04/26/2006 6:30:38 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society.)
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To: NJRighty

God bless this judge.


3 posted on 04/26/2006 6:32:56 PM PDT by OLDCU
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To: NJRighty
You know 3 things should happen if you get caught screwing someone over on election day.

[1] You get a minimum of 5 years in prison.
[2] You lose your right to vote for 14 years.
[3] Giving 4 psychopaths 1 hour to use their imagination on the person.

That is the easiest way to do it. My preference is for them to shoot anyone on site caught messing with an election.
4 posted on 04/26/2006 6:34:24 PM PDT by Ainast
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To: NJRighty

"I can't believe the families of elected Democrats could be so dishonest."

Heck, they got more jail time than Sandy Berger. Or OJ.


5 posted on 04/26/2006 6:56:44 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: NJRighty

This guy went under the name of Supreme Solar Allah.


6 posted on 04/26/2006 6:58:51 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: NJRighty

Four to six months? Is that all these mutts get?


7 posted on 04/26/2006 7:05:19 PM PDT by Pittsburg Phil
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Next your going to tell me there could be union connections...


8 posted on 04/26/2006 7:08:42 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Pittsburg Phil

They should be out in time for the fall elections.What a pity.


9 posted on 04/26/2006 7:09:04 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (Every time a toilet flushes,another liberal gets his brains.)
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To: NJRighty
rejected prosecutors' recommendation of probation for the four men.

The prosecutor must be on some powerful weed.

10 posted on 04/26/2006 7:09:44 PM PDT by Drango (No electrons were harmed in this posting. Several however, were inconvenienced.)
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To: NJRighty

11 posted on 04/26/2006 7:10:13 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: NJRighty

Not enough punishment, but good news nevertheless. Thanks for posting.


12 posted on 04/26/2006 7:11:31 PM PDT by PGalt
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Frankly, I am surprised there is any punishment. I guess four months is better than nothing.

One punishment should be permanent loss of voting rights. But I don't think that is going to happen.


13 posted on 04/26/2006 7:15:11 PM PDT by bondjamesbond (RICE 2008)
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and the RATS take another one in the...

14 posted on 04/26/2006 7:35:23 PM PDT by Chode (1967 UN Outer Space Treaty is bad for America and bad for humanity - DUMP IT. American Hedonist )
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To: InvisibleChurch

I can't believe they will serve their sentences.


15 posted on 04/26/2006 9:04:45 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Mohamophages of the world, unite! "Offended by offended Muslims since 9-11")
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To: Ainast

Sowande Omokunde - four months in jail (with work-release privileges)
Michael Pratt - six months (with work-release privileges)
Lewis Caldwell - six months (with work-release privileges)
Lavelle Mohammad - five months (with work-release privileges)


16 posted on 04/27/2006 9:19:52 AM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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