Skip to comments.Dog The Bounty Hunterís Political Foe Facing Charges In Crash That Killed Pregnant Woman
Posted on 05/07/2011 4:24:06 PM PDT by george76
A key backer of a political bill that could put Dog the Bounty Hunter and other bail bondsmen out of business is facing a grand jury probe that could put her behind bars for a car crash that killed a pregnant woman.
Colorado state Senator Suzanne Williams is a key supporter of a bill that would allow convicted criminals to post their own bail, effectively replacing bounty hunters like Duane Chapman with the government. The problem, say opponents of the bill, is that it would flood society with criminals and no one to chase them down and bring them back to face charges if they skip court appearances.
Chapman and wife Beth have been in Colorado opposing the bill and trying to meet with its sponsor, Sen. John Morse, but he has ducked them. Beth mobilized her 140,000 Twitter followers with a series of Tweets about the bill and how Morse has been ducking the Chapmans.
Now, the Denver Daily News has revealed shocking details about Williams, who supports the bill. She was involved in a crash on Dec. 26 and a Texas grand jury will likely review the case, according to district attorney David Green.
Williams has pushed tough legislation in Colorado requiring seatbelts but the Denver Daily News reported that investigators said her son and two grandchildren, who were in the car at the time of the crash, were not wearing seatbelts. Williams lawyer says he is confident no criminal charges will be filed against her.
The paper also says the initial investigative report claimed Willams moved one of her grandchildren into a safety seat after the accident raising questions of a coverup.
(Excerpt) Read more at radaronline.com ...
State Sen. Suzanne Williams veered into oncoming traffic on the evening of Dec. 26 on a highway in Hartley County, Texas, striking a GMC Yukon carrying a pregnant Texas woman, say police. The woman, 30-year-old Brianna Michelle Gomez, died from injuries caused by the accident...
Williams two grandchildren were riding in the back of her Honda CRV not fastened into their safety seats, as is required by Texas law...
Williams grandson, 3-year-old Tristan Charles Williams, was ejected from the CRV during the accident. The report indicates that he and his 7-year-old brother were lying down in the back seat of the vehicle prior to the accident.
But rather than wait for authorities and emergency crews to respond, Williams moved her grandson Tristan Williams from the roadway back into his safety seat immediately following the accident...
The move by Williams to move her grandson into his safety seat after the accident raises questions because of Williams involvement with seat belt and child safety seat legislation.
Williams has pushed for legislation in Colorado that makes seat belt offenses a primary offense, allowing officers to stop cars if passengers arent wearing seat belts. Seat belt violations remain a secondary offense in Colorado.
Grant her bail so that the Dog can go after her.
Hmmm, no mention of party... favors criminals over honest law abiding citizens... cover up in a criminal act. Could she possibly be a RAT? Of course, she is.
If any doubt remains, the fact that she's a statist, lying, hypocrite should remove it.
Oh. My. God. She really did this? For real?
Bills for thee.....but not for me.... so saith Suzanne..
it is not reported:
She is a Democrat from SE Denver & Arapahoe county !
Waiting for Texas Grand Jury and more
MSM covering for their own
Another Democrat hack hypocrite nanny stater. I’m on Dog’s side
Now that's 140,000 people that have absolutely NO lives.....sheesh
What do you want to bet she was texting or talking on a cell phone when she swerved? She could have killed her own grandchild picking him up and putting him in the seat.
Unbelievable. Granted, it could have been a freak accident, it doesn’t say. But it sounds Ted Kennedyish.
Few bail skippers care about state lines, so she must be thinking of something new at a Federal and international level. The Federal/World Bureau of Dogs?
This is talking about Mrs. Dog, not the legislady.
I know.....that’s why the surprise.
OMG!! Who on Earth would move a child off the highway?? Simply horrible.
Sorry, I found that part a little funny.
I’m a bit disappointed that the Yukon didn’t ‘finish the job’. It sure sucks to have a nutcase at such a high level of power.
The enemedia at work
It seems the media does not realize she’s a Democrat and even in CO she was required to have the kids in a seat belt.
one more example of do as I say, not as I do. Laws don’t have much impact on the Democrat anointed class.
Texas law requires that all passengers wear seat belts.
Williams has served six years in the Colorado state Senate, including two as Senate Majority Caucus chairwoman, after serving in the state House for eight years.
Term limits for her and jail time in Texas for manslaughter ?
According to a police report, Colorado state Senator Williams also failed to provide proof of insurance.
The report also describes how Williams, who claims not to remember the incident.
A Colorado lawmaker who advocates stricter seat-belt laws did not have her three-year-old grandson restrained during a fatal crash in Texas, then moved the uninjured toddler into a car seat before police arrived, investigators said on Wednesday
Another of Williams’ grandsons, who is seven years old, was also unrestrained but was not ejected.
“Hmmm, no mention of party... favors criminals over honest law abiding citizens... cover up in a criminal act. Could she possibly be a RAT? Of course, she is.”
Also she favors making the government be the bounty hunter, and is behind a law that makes not wearing a seat belt a primary offense, sheesh! Guess Colorado doesn’t have enough big brother laws.
You do understand my point, though, right? If you have had even basic first aid, you know. I work in Medicine, so I have to know. Moving someone who has been ejected from a vehicle can kill or paralyze them.
Unless that person is not breathing and you have to start it, or if they are bleeding out and it must be stopped, you do not move the patient unless you are a trained professional and have the assistance and equipment to do so. That is a basic rule of trauma.
Besides, the fact she put the kid in the seat indicated that getting the child out of harms way was not her primary concern.
She may have been in shock, and people do strange things in shock, it is true.
Her term is up in 2012. Sure hope the GOP can find a better opponent than who she faced in the past. I’m also praying Texas will put her liberal a$$ in jail.
A prior comment about her Twittering or on a cell phone makes sense although her excuse, if I remember right, was she was trying to calm down the kids. No excuse, IMO.
Actually, I see what you mean in the way I wrote it, btw...I don’t see anything I can even remotely laugh about in this incident, the whole thing is sad and tragic.
But when I re-read what I had written, it did remind me of the pitfalls of communication. We sometimes think that we talk to others in ones and zeroes which are transmitted decoded and understood with the same fidelity and context in both the sending and receiving side.
It reminds me that more often than not, communicating with others is occasionally like yelling on a dance floor under the flicker of strobe lights with clouds of dry ice smoke drifting by as people bump into you from all sides and deafening rock music fills your ears.
Not that I have that excuse, I only had a keyboard, monitor and a quiet room...:)
Let's hope it carries less weight in the Texas courthouse.
She should have been skewered by the enemedia. Not because she is a RAT but for what she didn’t do for her grandchildren and then moving that poor child to cover up her behavior.
Of course the enemedia didn’t report the incident as it went down because she is a RAT!
I just saw it look like you were upset the kid was moved off a busy highway. lol. That is what struck me as humorous. Sorry.
She was busy mobilizing her 140,000 twitter followers.
This might be a good thing. It would put Bail bondsmen out of business and keep poor criminals in jail.
Typical Democrat do as I say not as I do crap.