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  • Sonoma County D.A.: No criminal charges for sheriff's deputy in Andy Lopez shooting (Santa Rosa, CA)

    07/07/2014 2:49:32 PM PDT · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 10 replies
    The Press Democrat ^ | July 7, 2014 | Julie Johnson
    The Sonoma County District Attorney's Office announced Monday that it will not file criminal charges against a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez. District Attorney Jill Ravitch said in a statement that investigators concluded Deputy Erick Gelhaus “fired his weapon in response to what he honestly and reasonably believed was an imminent threat of death to himself or others. “As such, he was lawfully acting in defense of himself or others, and no basis for seeking criminal charges exists,” Ravitch said in the statement. The finding was revealed in an email announcing a 2 p.m. press conference...
  • TX Deputy Shoots Farmer’s Dog in the Back of the Head After Farmer Called Police About Burglary

    04/24/2014 6:54:16 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 49 replies
    Guns Saves Lives ^ | Apr 24, 2014 | Dan Cannon
    TX Deputy Shoots Farmer’s Dog in the Back of the Head After Farmer Called Police About Burglary April 24 2014 by Dan Cannon Share This Post Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com It seems like these stories are happening more and more each week. Stories of officers shooting dogs that simply did not need to be shot. In this case, a third generation Texas farmer, Cole Middleton, called police about a break-in on his property. When an officer finally arrived, Rains County Deputy Jerred Dooley, the farmer’s dog ran up to the officer (as dogs do, especially herding dogs), so the officer...
  • Texas man will NOT be charged for fatal shooting of sheriff's deputy

    02/06/2014 6:37:50 PM PST · by Teotwawki · 39 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | February 6, 2014 | James Nye
    A Central Texas man who shot and killed a sheriff's deputy entering his home will not be charged with capital murder, attorneys said Thursday. A local grand jury declined Wednesday to indict Henry Goedrich Magee for the December death of Burleson County Sgt. Adam Sowders, who was part of a group of investigators executing a search warrant for Magee's rural home. Sowders and other officers entered the home about 90 miles northwest of Houston without knocking just before 6 a.m. Authorities were looking for guns and marijuana. Magee's attorney, Dick DeGuerin, said his client thought he was the victim of...
  • Cotati, Sebastopol adopt the use of officer body cameras (near Lopez shooting in Santa Rosa, CA)

    11/08/2013 1:41:23 AM PST · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 4 replies
    The Press Democrat ^ | Nov. 6, 2013 | Randi Rossman
    If you are stopped by a police officer in Cotati, the event will likely be captured on a video camera worn on the officer's shirt. The city's 10 police officers now carry the pager-sized cameras, joining law enforcement agencies around the world that are rapidly adopting the devices to reduce complaints and record valuable information. Santa Rosa police officers are testing models, with about 15 cameras now on the street. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office expects to start a pilot program next year with cameras on 11 patrol deputies and two jail officers. [. . .] Currently, deputies do not...
  • Lopez family files federal lawsuit over fatal shooting (Santa Rosa, CA)

    11/05/2013 11:24:07 PM PST · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 27 replies
    The Press Democrat ^ | Nov. 4, 2013 | Paul Payne
    The parents of the 13-year-old Santa Rosa boy shot dead by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Monday and laid out the findings of their own private investigation into the shooting, which they claim was unjustified. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco by the parents of Andy Lopez, accuses Deputy Erick Gelhaus of acting recklessly when he shot Lopez seven times as the boy walked through a southwest Santa Rosa neighborhood with an airsoft BB gun that resembled an AK-47 assault rifle. The lawsuit also faults the Sheriff's Office, accusing it...
  • Attorney: Deputy 'emotional' after Andy Lopez shooting (Santa Rosa, CA)

    11/02/2013 12:59:51 AM PDT · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 44 replies
    The Press Democrat ^ | Oct. 31, 2013 | Julie Johnson
    [...] [P]aramedic Aram Bronston, 43, of Santa Rosa said that his “heart sank” when a friend told him the deputy involved in the shooting was [Deputy Erick] Gelhaus.... [...] About eight years ago, Bronston was struggling on the shoulder of Highway 101 in south Santa Rosa with a woman who was distraught over her brother's death and became “verbally and physically abusive.” [...] Gelhaus drove up to the scene as the woman began running into traffic, pulling Bronston with her, he said. Gelhaus “grabbed me by my shirt — with cars literally two inches from hitting me — and pulled...
  • FBI reportedly scales back Andy Lopez killing inquiry (Santa Rosa, CA)

    11/02/2013 12:37:41 AM PDT · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 20 replies
    The Press Democrat ^ | 10/31/2013 | Lori A. Carter
    The FBI is not conducting a full, independent investigation into the death of a teenage boy who was shot by a sheriff's deputy last week, but instead offering local police “support,” several local law enforcement leaders said this week. The stance is an apparent reversal from the bureau's notice last week, when its agents told command staff at the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office and Santa Rosa Police Department that the agency would conduct its own investigation of the Oct. 22 shooting death of Andy Lopez, looking for potential violations of federal civil rights laws. [...] The FBI's role in the...
  • Open Carry Activists Stunned When Confronted by Michigan Deputy – but in a Really Good Way

    09/24/2013 12:20:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/24/13 | Jason Howerton
    Open carry activists in Orion Township, Mich., had the police called on them during their “For Liberty Friday” protest last week. However, they were pleasantly surprised when they were confronted by a sheriff’s deputy who completely supported their demonstration because it is protected under the Second Amendment. “We saw the a [sic] OC Sheriff car pull up so we all took out our camera-phones right away, anticipating trouble,” the video’s description reads. “This officer gets out of his car, waves to us, and walks right over. He shakes all of our hands, introduces himself, and states his purpose for walking...
  • Police

    08/31/2013 12:53:21 PM PDT · by sport · 48 replies
    Sport | August 31, 2013 | Sport
    I was mowing my ditch and a Deputy Sheriff stopped, got out of his vehicle and offered to finish mowing the ditch[I only have one arm] I thanked him and let him know I appreciated his offer, but I needed the exercise.The purpose of posting this is to broadcast that there are still decent law enforcement officers.
  • My Life Changer (Officer Involved Shooting)

    07/02/2013 6:26:24 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    The Bang Switch ^ | 7-2-2013 | Matt
    There have been a few mentions in articles here about my having been involved in a shooting. During my career, I have been involved directly in two, and indirectly in quite a few more. The more recent one in which I was directly involved was a much different event that has caused me to make many changes in the way I do things, both at work and at home. As the two year anniversary approaches, naturally I find myself contemplating it. I find writing this out to be somewhat therapeutic, but this is a long one so, if you choose...
  • CIA’s deputy director to be replaced with White House lawyer

    06/12/2013 1:19:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 90 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 6/12/13 | Karen DeYoung & Greg Miller
    The CIA’s deputy director plans to resign and will be replaced by White House lawyer and agency outsider Avril D. Haines, Director John O. Brennan said Wednesday. Haines, who will succeed career officer Michael Morell on Aug. 9, has served for three years as President Obama’s deputy counsel in charge of national security issues and as legal adviser to the National Security Council. Although she has never worked inside the intelligence agency, “she knows more about covert action than anyone in the U.S. government outside of the CIA,” Brennan said in an interview.
  • The man who shot Montague County deputy today may be suspect in killing of Colorado prison official

    03/21/2013 3:40:54 PM PDT · by Dysart · 26 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 3-21-13 | Rob Wilosnky
    <p>A high-speed chase through two North Texas counties this morning may involve the suspect wanted in connection with Tuesday’s murder of the head of Colorado’s Department of Corrections.</p> <p>This morning’s incident began in Montague County, where, just north of Bowie, a sheriff’s deputy pulled over a man driving an older model black Cadillac with Colorado license plates. According to several news accounts, that man then fired three times at Deputy James Boyd, who took two bullets to the chest — he was wearing a bullet-proof vest — and one in the ear. Boyd was transported, via helicopter, to a Fort Worth hospital; his condition is unknown at present, but Wise County officials say his injuries are non-life-threatening.</p>
  • Ohio deputy helps deliver baby in back of car

    12/25/2012 11:00:35 AM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    WOWK ^ | 12.25.2012 | WOWK
    TRENTON, Ohio (AP) - This Christmas will be particularly memorable for a southwestern Ohio woman and the sheriff's deputy who helped deliver her baby in the back of a car at a gas station. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said that Heather Fitzgerald of Trenton, about half-way between Cincinnati and Dayton, was unable to make it to a hospital on time after going into labor on Christmas Eve. So she pulled into a Speedway gas station and dialed 911 around 4 a.m. Deputy David Runnells arrived to find Fitzgerald in heavy labor in the back seat of her car. Runnells...
  • Issa parrots the unknowable as Holder deputy abandons ship

    12/04/2012 8:40:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 12/4/12 | David Codrea
    Citing an unproven assertion from the September Office of Inspector General’s report on Fast and Furious gunwalking, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa issued a statement yesterday on the departure of Eric Holder’s Chief of Staff, Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler. “ ... Grindler was appropriately faulted by his Department’s own Inspector General for keeping information about a connection between the murder of a Border Patrol Agent and a mishandled department operation away from the Attorney General and the Department of Homeland Security,” Issa asserted. “We determined that Grindler learned on December 17, 2010, of the...
  • Woman wants answers after sheriff's deputy shot, killed her dog

    08/05/2012 6:25:11 PM PDT · by FunkyZero · 106 replies
    http://www.koco.com ^ | 8:00 AM CDT Aug 03, 2012 | KOCO.com
    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. A Cleveland County woman says she called a sheriff's deputy for help, but when he arrived at her home, he shot and killed her dog without provocation.
  • Deputy killed Marine to protect the man's daughters, official says

    02/11/2012 8:54:13 AM PST · by Smogger · 27 replies
    The Los Angeles Time ^ | February 11, 2012 | By Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times
    A veteran Orange County sheriff's deputy feared for the safety of two young girls sitting in a parked car when he shot and killed a Marine sergeant in a dark high school parking lot, authorities said Friday. Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. was shot Tuesday as he started to get into the SUV where his two daughters — ages 9 and 14 — were sitting, authorities said. Jim Amormino, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Department, said the deputy was fearful that Loggins — who he said appeared to be acting irrationally — was about the drive off with the girls. "The...
  • Sheriff Joe & the FED's Law Suit against him

    01/04/2012 4:42:16 AM PST · by SandRat · 21 replies
    Feds Wicthhunt against Sheriff Joe. ------- DOJ released a report last month alleging that Sheriff Joe's office racially profiles Latinos, ------ Sheriff Joe has denied the allegations, calling the DOJ report a politically motivated attack by Obama's administration. --------
  • Kings County sheriff's deputy jailed on embezzlement charge (Nabbed by a bait car)

    12/12/2011 10:35:01 PM PST · by Respond Code Three · 19 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | Dec 12, 2011 | Lewis Griswold
    A Kings County sheriff's deputy is under arrest for embezzlement after fellow officers set up a sting and caught him stealing $500 from what appeared to be a stash of drug money. Patrol deputy Nick Simpson, 33, a five-year veteran of the department, was arrested Friday, one day after he had been dispatched to a bait car with a hidden video camera, Sheriff Dave Robinson said Monday. What Simpson didn't know was that the car in rural northwest Kings County had been planted with 1 ounce of methamphetamine and $1,760 in cash.
  • Soldier killed Richmond County deputy, then self (Augusta,GA)

    10/24/2011 3:37:41 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 1 replies
    The Augusta Chronicle ^ | Oct. 24, 2011 | Tracey McManus
    The soldier pulled his Cadillac to the grassy shoulder off Bobby Jones Expressway around 1 a.m. Sunday and aimed his M4 semiautomatic rifle at the cars speeding by. In the seat next to him, a woman scrambled out of the car in a panic and tried to call 911 on her cellphone. At some point in between, Richmond County sheriff’s Deputy James D. Paugh, 47, was riding his motorcycle on the highway towards the couple, heading home after his shift patrolling at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair. When he saw the Cadillac and decided to investigate instead of going home, off-duty...
  • Suit: Detained woman forced to listen to Rush Limbaugh

    10/06/2011 7:15:15 AM PDT · by redreno · 79 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/05/2011 | By MIKE TOLSON, HOUSTON CHRONICLE
    Talk about your Monday from hell. Not only did Bridgett Nickerson Boyd's car break down on her way to work, but when she pulled over to the side of the freeway, a sheriff's deputy named Mark Goad pulled behind her, wrote her a ticket for driving on the shoulder, decided to arrest her, followed her to the hospital when her suddenly racing heart prompted a call to paramedics, then took her into custody again after she was treated by doctors and finally drove her to jail. To make matters worse, Boyd claims in a lawsuit that the handcuffs were put...
  • Investigators: Polk deputy tied naked children to desk, beat them with paddle

    05/28/2011 9:54:28 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 42 replies · 1+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 26, 2011 | Jeff Weiner
    A Polk County sheriff's deputy filmed herself strapping naked children to a desk and spanking them with sex toys, then sent the videos to a boyfriend she met on a fetish website, investigators said. On Thursday, 45-year-old Robin Leigh Pagoria was charged with aggravated child abuse, production of child pornography, promotion of child pornography and possession of child pornography. According to an arrest report, the two children, described only as girls between the ages of 10 and 18, described in graphic detail multiple spanking sessions. Investigators say Pagoria cut the legs off one end of the desk she used for...
  • Police: Man shot deputy with BB gun during eviction

    05/16/2011 10:10:04 PM PDT · by South40 · 23 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 5/16/2011 | Claire Webb
    LAGUNA HILLS – A man who deputies were attempting to evict from his town home last week shot at officers with a BB gun, striking one in the hand. ((snip))Rose was found in the living room pointing a black BB gun at deputies, according to the release, which they believed was a firearm. Deputies told Rose to drop the weapon, and when he failed to do so, a deputy shot Rose with an electronic stun gun. Police previously had said Rose was found in a bedroom. While the stun gun was being used, Rose fired a BB gun and hit...
  • Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister calls for bombing of Israel

    03/21/2011 3:38:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/21/11 | Ed Lasky
    Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister has called for the bombing Of Israel. Michael Rubin reports at Commentary Contentions After assuring both Libyans and Turks that Turkey was not involved in airstrikes on Libya, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç, of Turkey, said, "We wish that the United Nations had made such resolutions and countries had taken action in the face of incidents in Gaza, Palestine and the other regions This is exactly the problem I thought might arise from President Obama's endorsement of the trendy principle of "Responsibility to Protect". In yesterday's blog, "The Rise of Samantha Power and the risks for...
  • Deputy: Strip Search Finds Crack Between Buttocks

    03/18/2011 9:03:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    wyff4 ^ | 3/18/11 | Carla Field,
    SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. -- A deputy said the strip search of a "belligerent" man after a traffic stop turned up crack cocaine in a plastic bag tucked between the man’s buttocks. The Spartanburg County deputy using speed radar on U.S. Highway 176 said that at about 3 a.m. Tuesday, a vehicle passed him going 51 mph in a 35 mph zone, according to a police report. The officer said that he pulled over the 2006 black Nissan Altima in the vicinity of Springfield Road. The driver was identified as 23-year-old Marvel Foster. He was the only person in the car,...
  • Why is the Deputy National Security Advisor meeting with Hamas Supporters?

    03/08/2011 4:15:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    red state ^ | 3/8/11 | Ben Howe
    In this week’s show, I had the opportunity to interview former FBI agent, John Guandolo. John is an expert on Islamic terrorism and is the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Execution for Strategic Engagement Group, a national security consultancy & educational group. I asked him questions about the Holy Land Foundation trial, Suhail A. Khan of the ACU, who has ties to Hamas & The Muslim Brotherhood, Eric Holder and the justice department’s stance on terrorism, as well as the level of infiltration of America by radical Islamic groups as evidenced by the recent meeting of Deputy National Security...
  • Nick Clegg orders universities to lower entrance requirements - but only for poorer students

    02/08/2011 10:13:07 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 11 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:17 PM on 8th February 2011 | James Chapman
    Nick Clegg is to make an explosive attack on British universities as ‘instruments of social segregation’ as he orders them to stop taking so many middle-class students. The Deputy Prime Minister will this week insist that top institutions must ‘throw open their doors’ and lower their entrance requirements for the less well-off.
  • Report: Mubarak's New Deputy Under Fire for Assisting CIA

    02/06/2011 9:23:50 AM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    inn ^ | 2/6/11 | Maayana Miskin
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak recently appointed his first-ever deputy, Intelligence chief Omar Suleiman, and Suleiman is now coming under fire for cooperating the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) . According to AFP, Suleiman has been linked to a program thought up by the CIA that saw terror suspects questioned using torture. Under the CIA's “extraordinary rendition” program, suspects were taken to countries other than the United States, where they could be interrogated without adherence to U.S. laws on torture. Suleiman has allegedly allowed the U.S. to send terror suspects to Egypt since 1995.
  • Dupnik's Former Deputy Calls Us (Sheriff violates his own rules & Wyatt Earp was from Pima County)

    01/21/2011 6:37:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 1/21/11 | The Maha
    Dupnik's Former Deputy Calls UsJanuary 21, 2011 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT We're gonna start in Sarasota, Florida, with Bob. You're first. It's great to have you here, sir. Hello. CALLER: Yes. Mega dittos from a three-decade listener. RUSH: Thank you. CALLER: How you doing? RUSH: Very well, sir. Thanks very much. CALLER: Yeah, I'm a retired Pima County sheriff's deputy. I retired back in '95, and I just wanted to share with you -- RUSH: Wait just a second. When was Sheriff Dupnik elected? CALLER: He was elected back in -- actually he assumed the position back in 1980s. RUSH: No, no,...
  • CIA has come close to getting bin Laden deputy

    12/01/2010 9:49:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 12/2/10 | Adam Goldman & Kathy Gannon
    The CIA has come closer to capturing or killing Osama bin Laden's top deputy than was previously known during the past nine years, the Associated Press has learned. Tragically, the agency thought it had its best chance last year at a secret base in Afghanistan, but instead fell victim to a double agent's devastating suicide bombing. The CIA missed a chance to nab Ayman al-Zawahri in 2003 in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar, where he met with another senior al Qaeda leader who was apprehended the next day, several current and former U.S. intelligence officials said. The fugitive Egyptian...
  • Deputy suspended after rifle mishap

    10/22/2010 10:47:29 AM PDT · by rawhide · 14 replies
    onlineathens.com ^ | Friday, October 22, 2010 | Staff
    Oglethorpe County Sheriff Mike Smith suspended a deputy for three days without pay after the deputy accidentally shot a resident's assault rifle into a driveway and pieces of flying concrete cut a second deputy's arm. The two deputies drove to Shadow Lake Drive in Arnoldsville about 10 p.m. Wednesday after a resident called to report that she thought someone was lurking around her property, Smith said. The deputies didn't find anyone hanging around, but one deputy asked the resident if she had a gun and then offered to show her how to use it, Smith said. "That's just against our...
  • Arizona deputy's claim he was shot by smugglers doesn't add up, say experts

    09/26/2010 9:32:48 PM PDT · by Cardhu · 13 replies
    Guardian ^ | Sept 26th 2010 | Andrew Clark
    Arizona deputy's claim he was shot by smugglers doesn't add up, say experts Chief medical examiners suggest gunshot that wounded Louie Puroll was fired at close range, rather than from over 20 metres ( A border patrol agent near the Mexican border in Arizona, where sheriff's deputy Louie Puroll claimed he was shot by smugglers. The distress call of a wounded sheriff's deputy from an isolated spot in Arizona near the Mexican border has been played repeatedly on primetime US news: "I've been hit! I've been hit! I've been hit!" But doubts have now been raised over the story of...
  • Pinal Sheriff: Dying smuggler talked of deputy's shooting

    06/11/2010 6:56:48 PM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies · 617+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Tim Steller
    During a 911 call Sunday, a wounded smuggler revealed tantalizing familiarity with the shooting of a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy, the sheriff said Friday. The caller — suspected of being a smuggler because he had strap marks on his shoulders — called 911 Sunday evening after he and a partner were shot while walking up a smuggling trail in southwestern Pinal County. He and the partner died in a remote area before officers could find him. While trying to explain his location to a dispatcher the suspected smuggler said in Spanish he was “Right here where they shot the sheriff.”...
  • Chase ends in crash at Lockheed Martin, 2 deputies injured

    06/03/2010 7:37:37 AM PDT · by greatdefender · 5 replies · 215+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | June 3, 2010 | Walter Pacheco
    An 8-mile chase between Orange County deputies and an armed car thief ends in a crash at Lockheed Martin in Orange County this morning. Jeff Williamson of the Orange County Sheriff's Office said two deputies and the 21-year-old suspect were injured in the incident. Williamson has not released the name of the suspect, but said the man has a lengthy criminal history in Central Florida. The incident began at the BP gasoline station at Colonial and Powers drives sometime between 3:30 a.m. and 4 a.m. Deputies said they spotted a suspicious unoccupied blue Chevy Malibu at the gas station. They...
  • 17 caught in search for Pinal County deputy’s attackers

    05/01/2010 1:08:34 PM PDT · by SandRat · 25 replies · 1,011+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Bob Christie
    AP Story so FR Rules apply.17 caught in search for Pinal County deputy’s attackers
  • Arizona Deputy Shot By An Illegal!

    04/30/2010 6:42:01 PM PDT · by scottfactor · 16 replies · 605+ views
    scottfactor.com ^ | 4/30/2010 | Scott Factor
    A Pinal County Sheriff's deputy was shot in the stomach Friday by an illegal immigrant off Interstate 8, according sheriff's officials. The search and rescue deputy was investigating a load of marijuana in the desert and was confronted by five suspects. The wounded deputy is expected to survive.
  • Woman Charged for Squirting Breast Milk at Deputy....

    03/08/2010 11:42:24 AM PST · by TaraP · 87 replies · 630+ views
    Fox News ^ | March 8th, 2010
    A Kentucky woman was charged with assault after she allegedly squirted breast milk into the face of a deputy, sparking online debate Sunday in the local media. Toni Tramel, 31, was arrested Thursday for public intoxication in Owensboro, WYMT-TV reported, but it is what she did next which has attracted headlines. As Tramel changed into an inmate uniform, she squirted a stream of breast milk into the face of the female deputy watching over her. A press release from the Daviess County, Kentucky, Detention Center, said that after the deputy decontaminated herself from the "bio-hazard", Tramel was charged with third...
  • Irish Lawmaker Unloads F-Bombs In Parliament: F*** Y**, Deputy Stagg, (Video)

    12/11/2009 11:21:11 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 3 replies · 391+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 12/12/09 | talkradio03
    It would be like doing that here on the House floor in front of C-SPAN cameras.., A member of the Green Party in Ireland goes off on a member of the Labour Party [Language] (Video)
  • Ex-deputy spared jail in NV 'Girls Gone Wild' case

    12/11/2009 8:14:57 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 602+ views
    ap on Sacbee ^ | 12/11/09 | Scott Sonner - ap
    RENO, Nev. -- A former sheriff's deputy who admitted accepting bribes to give preferential treatment to "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis while jailed in Reno avoided prison time after U.S. prosecutors argued for leniency due to his cooperation in the case. Ex-Washoe County deputy Ralph Hawkins was sentenced Friday to three years probation and fined $4,000 for accepting $3,200 in cash and tickets to Oakland Raiders football games from a Francis associate.
  • Deputy arrested for pointing gun at man having sex with her daughter

    12/08/2009 11:53:33 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies · 3,519+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | December 7, 2009 | Erika Pesantes
    A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office corrections deputy was arrested Monday for assaulting a man at gunpoint who was having sex with her daughter in the deputy's Belle Glade home. Dorethea Collier, 48, was charged with false imprisonment, aggravated assault and battery for the Nov. 2 incident. She was arrested following a review by the State Attorney's Office, said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera.
  • Church raises $2,300 for bullet-resistant vests for financially struggling sheriff's department

    11/07/2009 9:10:04 AM PST · by darrellmaurina · 245+ views
    Pulaski County Daily News ^ | 11/7/2009 | Darrell Todd Maurina
    BUCKHORN, Mo. (Nov. 7, 2009) — A Halloween alternative party at Grace Covenant Church of Buckhorn, near Fort Leonard Wood, has raised $2,300 for bullet-resistant vests and other equipment in the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff J.B. King, who is a Southern Baptist, said he and his deputies greatly appreciate the help from the independent charismatic church. “It’s been a godsend,” King said. “During the past four years, this has amounted to a very healthy amount of money. We placed this donation into our equipment fund and it has helped us buy all kinds of equipment for our vehicles; for...
  • Marion Co. [Indiana] Sheriff's Deputy Arrested

    08/24/2009 4:44:38 AM PDT · by Publius Valerius · 14 replies · 1,732+ views
    WISH-TV 8 ^ | 8/22/09 | Gene Rodriguez
    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Marion County Sheriff's deputies arrested one of their own after an undercover operation. Now, a deputy who worked as a guard at the jail, is himself behind bars. "You know there is 775 deputy sheriff's in this department full time police officers and when one gets out of line the other 774 don't care for it," Col. John Layton with the Marion Co. Sheriff's Department said, When women complained about that one sheriff's deputy, Paul Wagner, fellow deputies began a month long investigation. Wagner worked part-time security at a Speedway gas station on the city's east side....
  • Deputy Accused of Sexual Abuse was Fighter for Gay Rights

    08/05/2009 8:42:59 AM PDT · by tonyome · 20 replies · 1,567+ views
    South Florida Sun Sentinal ^ | 08/04/2009 | Ihosvani Rodriguez
    FORT LAUDERDALE - To the South Florida gay community, Jonathan Bleiweiss was a pioneering, openly gay Broward sheriff's deputy who fought discrimination within that agency earlier in his career. But court documents released Tuesday portray Bleiweiss, 29, as a manipulative sex offender who preyed on illegal immigrants too scared to contact authorities. He would act like a jilted lover when the men would not return his calls or text messages, according to those records, based on victims' accounts.
  • Fresno Co. deputy shot; gunman sought

    07/14/2009 10:10:09 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 13 replies · 689+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 7-14-09 | Jim Guy
    "8:40 a.m.: Witnesses said the deputy was shot twice in the upper torso and was bleeding heavily. Meanwhile, sheriff's deputies have brought in an armored vehicle."
  • Off Duty Deputy Stopped For DUI, Then Released (Video)

    06/25/2009 9:25:42 PM PDT · by greatdefender · 9 replies · 575+ views
    WFTV 9 ^ | 25 June 2009
    ROVELAND, Fla. -- Eyewitness News has discovered that Groveland Police recently stopped an off duty Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy for suspicion of driving drunk. Police, however, did not arrest the deputy. Now the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has launched its own internal investigation into the incident. According to a police incident report, Deputy Rodney Blevins was driving on Highway 50 in May when he slammed on his truck brakes in front of Chaos Tattoo Shop. According to the report, he started yelling obscene words at two women in front of the business. That is when an officer pulled him over....
  • Sheriff's deputy arrested with his mom after allegedly vomiting on people at a Kenny Chesney concert

    06/23/2009 2:36:28 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 15 replies · 1,115+ views
    Authorities said a Stark County sheriff's deputy was arrested with his mother after the deputy vomited on people at a Kenny Chesney concert in Fargo and refused to leave. Police Sgt. Mark Lykken said 26-year-old Justin Krohmer and his mother, Susan, whose husband is the Ada, Minn., police chief, were jailed on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting or obstructing an officer. Lykken said Justin Krohmer was asked to leave the Fargodome about 11 p.m. Saturday after vomiting on people in front of him, but he refused to do so. Lykken said 47-year-old Susan Krohmer pushed police officers. Susan Krohmer...
  • Hezbollah deputy chief: We actively support Hamas

    05/14/2009 9:02:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 250+ views
    HaAretz ^ | 5/14/2009 | staff
    Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Naim Qassem said that the Lebanese militant group has been actively supporting Hamas in the Gaza Strip. "It is one of the secrets of the resistance that we don't talk about the details of our support, but suffice to say that we are giving them every type of support that could help the Palestinian resistance. Every type that is possible," Qassem said in an interview with the Financial Times published on Tuesday
  • Marine Arrested for Fight with Deputy

    04/13/2009 11:09:40 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 10 replies · 565+ views
    KMJ 580 ^ | 4-13-09 | Blake Taylor
    The 17-year old girl from Shafter had been reported missing, so the deputy was going to take her home. But, he was attacked by her boyfriend,19-year old Manuel Sanchez. According to the report, Sanchez, who's an active marine stationed in San Diego, managed to wrestle away the deputy's gun, but no shots were fired.
  • Raw Video: Deputy Shown Kicking Teen Girl

    02/28/2009 9:55:49 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 58 replies · 1,702+ views
    YouTube ^ | 2/27/09
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipb_PeXOdT4
  • Mahnomen deputy's recovery 'miraculous' (MN Deputy)

    02/23/2009 6:12:12 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 2 replies · 285+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 2/23/09 | BOB VON STERNBERG
    A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy shot in the head last week "is continuing to make remarkable progress," one of his doctors said Monday. "He's doing very well." Chris Dewey, 26, was moved out of the critical care unit of MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, N.D., on Sunday and his condition was upgraded from guarded to fair, said Dr. Robert Sticca. "He's well on his road to recovery," Sticca said. "He's out of danger. ... He still has a long road ahead." Dewey was shot in the head and abdomen Wednesday as he confronted two men while investigating a report of shots...
  • S. African deputy FM apologizes again for 'Jewish money' comment

    02/08/2009 4:17:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies · 392+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/7/09 | AMIR MIZROCH
    The Jewish Board of Deputies is satisfied with South African Deputy Foreign Minister Fatima Hajaig's second apology, made after President Kgalema Motlan held "discussions" with her about them, it said over the weekend. "To the extent that my statement may have caused hurt and pain, I offer an unequivocal apology for the pain it may have caused to the people of our country, and the Jewish community in particular," Hajaig said in a statement. She said she regretted the "inference" made by some people that she was "anti-Jewish." "I do not believe that the cause of the Palestinians is served...