Skip to comments.Update: Overnight Sleep-Over at Police Chief’sHouse Turns Bad(Key West)
Posted on 08/11/2012 8:46:37 AM PDT by Elle Bee
POLICE CHIEF ALLOWS FALLINGDOWN DRUNK TO GET IN HIS CAR AND DRIVE.
STATE ATTORNEY HOPES TO SETTLE THE CASE AGAINST OMAR WITHOUT A TRIAL
Several weeks ago, we reported to you that 22-year-old Omar Antonio Garcia Barreras planned sleep-over at Police Chief Donie Lees home last May 28 did not turn out as may have been planned.
Although Chief Lee says that he did not serve Omar any alcohol, Omar was reportedly falling-down drunk and had become disorderly, Lee said. After several warnings, Chief Lee said that, about 2:30 am, he personally escorted Omar out the door and to his car and told him to be gone. A DUI just waiting to happen.
But Lee says he offered Omar several options besides driving his car. In any event, the question being begged here is why did the Chief of Police allow a drunk friend to get behind the wheel of an automobile?
After escorting Omar to his car, Donie went back in the house and locked the door. And Omar did what Donie allegedly told him to do. He got into his car and started the engine. But instead of going forward, he shifted into reverse and accelerated.
And he continued to accelerate until he crashed into the chainlink fence at the rear of the Quality Inn.
In the process of bashing the fence, Omar also backed over a raised concrete curb and the rear tire on the drivers side of the car was not touching the ground, according to Officer Jesse Youngs report.
Omar, now near-hysterical, ran back to Donies front door and rang the doorbell and, when Donie answered, Omar tried to push by him to get into the house. That didnt work, and the fight moved to the front yard. A security guard at the Quality Inn said that the two men were tumbling on the ground.
Omar was subsequently arrested, charged with DUI, and hauled off to jail. He blew a .09 blood alcohol level on a police breathalyzer.
He also was charged with property damage.
Since that time, there have been several new developments in this story.
First of all, the ICOP videos from two patrol cars have been made available for viewing. Those who have seen those videos say that Omar tearfully told one of the officers that the real reason Donie kicked him out of the house is that he resisted Donies sexual advances. Questions about this allegation and other questions were sent to Chief Lee early this week.
Police spokeswoman Alyson Crean responded to our email to Donie this past Wednesday, but she only addressed whether or not Chief Lee got Omar drunk. She said that Lee did not serve Omar any liquor that night. She refused any further comment, saying that if the case goes to trial, the Chief would be called as a witness.
The State Attorneys Office (SAO) has opened a case file and prosecutors are in discussions with Omars attorney, Don Yates, about resolving the case. Yates has the reputation as one of the best lawyers in town with a per-hour fee to go along with his reputation. It would be interesting to know who is picking up that tab.
A source inside the SAO says that there is no plea deal in the works at this time. Maybe its too early for the SAO to speculate on how this case may go, its not too early for us to speculate.
Omar will plead quilty to the DUI charges, avoiding the need for a trial.
Managers at the Quality Inn will provide the dollar figure to repair the fence and Omar and his lawyer will agree to a restitution deal. And so that charge just goes away.
KEY WEST the newspaper ^ | JULY 13, 2012 | Dennis Reeves Cooper
Sounds like a little “rear end” repair, and everything will be hunky-dory...
“Falling down drunk” with a .09 blood alcohol? Sounds a little exaggerated to me.
And here I was thinking that the police chief’s teenaged daughter’s sleep-over had gotten rowdy. I should have known better...
It wa more likely .05 or .06
someone bought the most expensive attorney in town who will tell the kid to take a plea rather than fight the chief of police
and nothing will happen to the chief and the state attorney will help broom this under the rug
Kid was probably drugged and then an attempted rape and then directed by the chief of police to get in his car and drive away and a patrol car just happens on the scene .. and the cop in the patrol car and the sargent on dispatch on a 2 x 4 island don't know the chief of police or his home address
look at the thread at the first article:
sounds like the kid was roofied in anticipation of a date rape
... just move along sheeple nothing to see here
.09 equates to about 3 beers in an hour. Falling down drunk? I smell drugs in this equation.
Paper has ads from the “only clothing-optional rooftop bar” and “Leather Palace,” lol.
I knew that when I started saving stories on thug cops I’d end up buying a bigger HD to save then all. Just not so soon.
and Leather Masters ... even more than you can imagine
No Joke ...they actually made this pederast chief of the Key West Police Department - we now have another gay chief now
Its Okay For a Cop (the New Key West Police Chief) To Have sex With a Minor (17 yr old boy) in a patrol car and at his home
This Attorney after having been convicted for three nickels with mandatory jail time is given community service to work on land development deals for the city and county .... precisely what he was convicted of feloniously doing for his clients
You can't make this stuff up
Key West PD RICOed
In June 1984, the Key West Police Department in Monroe County, Florida was declared a criminal enterprise under the Federal RICO statutes after a lengthy United States Department of Justice investigation. Several high-ranking officers of the department, including Deputy Police Chief Raymond Cassamayor, were arrested on federal charges of running a protection racket for illegal cocaine smugglers. At trial, a witness testified he routinely delivered bags of cocaine to the Deputy Chief's office at City Hall.
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also see the original thread:
Key West is the San Freakcisco of the southeast...
....... we're all here because we're not all there
For years and years I’m sure I woke up in the mornings with at least a .10...two or three beers for breakfast and I was ready to meet the day!