Skip to comments.Al Sharpton’s SUV impounded at La Guardia Airport
Posted on 02/17/2012 3:03:48 AM PST by Sub-Driver
Al Sharptons SUV impounded at La Guardia Airport
By JOSH MARGOLIN and DAN MANGAN
Last Updated: 4:51 AM, February 17, 2012
Posted: 3:07 AM, February 17, 2012
Can I get a witness?
The Rev. Al Sharpton tried to move heaven and earth yesterday to keep his SUV from being towed at La Guardia Airport but no amount of preaching could stop Port Authority cops from impounding the vehicle.
An officer rolled up on the 2008 Lincoln Navigator at around 2 p.m. outside the Delta and US Airways terminal as the MSNBC hosts driver waited to pick him up in a clearly marked no standing zone, said PA Police spokesman Al Della Fave.
PAPD cop Oscar Ruiz asked the driver for his paperwork and quickly discovered that the SUV had a suspended registration due to lack of insurance, the spokesman said.
At that point, Sharpton emerged from the terminal after a flight from Washington, DC, and raised holy hell over the situation.
He begins yelling, saying the cop was just doing this because of who he was, a source said.
Sharpton was adamant there was insurance, the source said. He said he was on the phone with his lawyer, and he told the driver not to give the officer his keys.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
So why doesn’t that DA get Sharpton Media seized to pay for the judgement the Tawana Brawley civil case awarded him?
He doesn’t drive a Chevy Volt?
In a world full of bad news, a golden ray of sunshine fills my morning ... :)
Resist we much.
Congrats in order here, for being the first to post this story - expect to see it at least 3 more times today.
...the 2008 Lincoln Navigator at around 2 p.m... driver waited to pick him up in a clearly marked "no standing" zone... PAPD cop Oscar Ruiz asked the driver for his paperwork and quickly discovered that the SUV had a suspended registration "due to lack of insurance," ... Sharpton... "...begins yelling, saying the cop was just doing this because of who he was... Sharpton was adamant there was insurance," the source said. "He said he was on the phone with his lawyer, and he told the driver not to give the officer his keys."Good move, not giving up the keys. That really showed them who's boss. Racist loser.
Will Obama get involved?
I’ve watched enough of the “tow” shows to know that not giving up his keys will cost him more.
He must have been coming back from DC after testifying at the contraceptive hearings.
The Rev is just out there doing the Lord’s work!
I only verified what was going on, Sharpton said. I dont have a license. I dont drive, so I dont have anything to do with registration or insurance.
He said insurance, registrations, leases and contracts for the vehicles that ferry him to his myriad appointments are under the control of my media company, Sharpton Media, the registered owner of the impounded SUV.
Clearly the police acted stupidly.
Al Sharpton was declared a Reverend when he was a little kid.
Because Sharpton Media is an entirely different legal entity from Al Sharpton himself. Kind of handy, right?
I guess, “Don’t you know who I am” didn’t work this time.
Bwahahahahaha! This sharpton creature is such a loser.
So true! I can just picture him standing there screaming and throwing a fit all to no avail.....and not just for the cameras either.
Shades of Operation Repo! “I much paid dat insurance!”
Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.
That friggin’ snake squirms right handily, eh. What about his MSNBC contract? Surely that could be garnisheed? I’d like the DA (don’t remember his name) come down on him like a Viking Kitty from the zoo.
That would be "racest."
He can just buy some more insurance from Freddie’s Fashion Mart.
How can you call Al Sharpton a loser.
He has no talent for anything except race baiting, he can hardly speak English,he isn’t at all handsome and he changes the oil in his hair once a month whether it needs it or not, and yet he is a nationwide celebrity, he has his own TV show,and thousands send him money .
I would say Al is a winner.
We are all the losers.
Maybe instead of calling his lawyer he should have called the King. The fact that he does not pay his bills does not surprise me.
“Can I get a witness?”
LOL! I love it.
I guess then he is a temporarily winning loser.
Doesn’t Sharpton owe the IRS about a MILLION DOLLARS??? PAY UP, you fat, stupid pig.
“He can just buy some more insurance from Freddies Fashion Mart.”
He probably took out life insurance on the 8 people that died in that racist massacre that he instigated the day before it happened.
[We are all the losers.]
I, respectfully, ask you speaketh for your selfeth ;)
...UV had a suspended registration due to lack of insurance,
Insurance is for the little people. Al $harpton is an important personage. Silence, serfs!
The fact that he does not pay his bills does not surprise me.
I wonder if the NYC hotel he stiffed for thousands a few years ago ever got paid. Doubtful.
Proof of Insurance? No.
Race card? YES!
Sorry to inconvenience you, Mr. Sharpton
No problem, I want Racist Ruiz busted back to baggage handler provided he avoids jail after the IRS investigates him.
Didn’t they have this dude for tax evasion??? Of course he beat it because of who he was.
Can we get this cat about $1T in Personal Injury insurance?
Holders License Plate number?
a bid for the NY Senate?
at least a cold beer!
Surely there's footage of this most historic event.
SNL should have a field day.
"You #%^$^&# Racist only do this to BLACK SUV's!!!
Rev. Al is quoted as saying, "I not only denies that allegation, I denies the alligator."
He begins yelling, saying the cop was just doing this because of who he was,
Proof of Insurance? No.
Race card? YES!
. . . . How'd we miss this article??!!! What fun!
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Actually, I think it's a tax dodge. He belongs to the Church of Racebaiting Tax Dodgers.
I went to court and I spent the day watching the Judge. I learned he had a sense of humor, but didn't like stupid excuses. His clerk of court kept him organized. She passed the court documents to the Judge. He simply turned pages, asked questions, determined a verdict and called for the next case.
I finally appeared before the Judge. He looked at me over his bifocals and asked, “why didn't you have your Insurance card in the car”. I looked over at his Clerk of Court and said, “I suppose it is because I don't have a good woman around to keep me organized”. His exact words were, “may I suggest a Clerk of Court and not a wife. This case is dismissed”. He banged his gavel and told me to leave his court room.
Call me Matlock.
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