Skip to comments.Cop May Be Liable in Plot to Set Up DUI Arrests
Posted on 04/26/2013 9:11:27 AM PDT by redreno
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - A federal judge refused to dismiss claims over a private detective's "dirty DUI" scheme to tarnish the reputation his client's estranged husband. While Lane Bauldry was going through a divorce in 2010, his now-ex-wife Mona Daggett allegedly hired private investigator Christopher Butler to nab him in a so-called dirty DUI. The scheme involves women plying a client's unsuspecting husband with alcohol and then persuading him to give them a ride somewhere, at which point he falls into the clutches of a police officer who had been lying in wait to make the bust. After Bauldry's November 2010 arrest in a dirty DUI, Daggett used that report to have the family court limit how much time he could spend with their daughter, according to the federal complaint. Bauldry says the District Attorney's Office either never brought or dismissed the charges against him.
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Police entrapment? Come on. That never happens.
Next thing you know, they'll be accusing the police of shooting people's dogs.
Or convincing people to make them a sawed-off shotgun, then raiding the persons home and shooting his wife and son.
hey they got a drunk off the streets
(even though they had to put him there first)
Stupid, stupid, stupid... this sounds so juvenile... reminds me of my 12 y.o. son and his cousins scheming to get back at their older brothers...
About 18 years ago, a friend of mine was being divorced by his wife. One day she started going balistic and verbally assaulting him and finally pushed him. His only response was to be perplexed. She finally admitted that her attorney had told her that if she could get him to hit her, she could call the police and the domestic violence arrest would be very useful for her in court.
I can’t be sure if that was the reason, but several years later, my wife did the same thing to me. She pushed me so hard that she fell down backwards. My response was the same as his. The difference is that my then wife was a real conniving woman (I found out years later that she had spirited away a hefty five figures of our money.) I was not served with divorce papers until a few weeks after the event. On a side note, I never saw it coming. Doh!
Watch out how you throw those invectives around there, l4d. If you spot it, you got it.
The REAL question is this: What should happen to ALL of the perpetrators? Firing is not good enough. A message to ALL law enforcement officers should be given as an example.
When a case of entrapment can be proved, the case is usually just thrown out. This is also entrapment, but it goes beyond that. The cop is going to wish he had NEVER even thought about it. When an officer goes beyond the scope of his duties, his agency and the city or county is not obligated to defend him, and they can be shielded from lawsuits. All the legal bills and any punitive judgements are on him. He is going to be bankrupted shortly.
I'm sure nothing ever comes of that, but I enjoy it and there is no shortage of targets.
Well this will certainly burnish the reputation of our legal system.
Are you referring to my using the word, “stupid,” in triplicate? I am not throwing invectives... i used the word on purpose... i think it is a wonderful word when used in the right context... it comes ftom the same stem as the words, “stupor,” and “stupendous.” when i find that someone does something that i consider monumentally asinine, i use the wonderful word, “stupid.” i am not of the ilk who considers it a “bad” word...