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  • Md. driver accused of hitting judge who suspended DWI term in 1998 (New DUI)

    04/10/2010 9:38:29 PM PDT · by tlb · 13 replies · 743+ views
    Washington Post ^ | April 10, 2010 | Dan Morse
    The tragedy of it all was immediately clear: A suspected drunk driver, at 3 in the afternoon, swings his Chevy Tahoe into oncoming traffic. "He's going to hit us!" Ellen Collier, 81, told her husband, Edwin, 85, who was driving their 2001 Honda Accord. The strange coincidence took longer to sort out: The Honda's driver, retired Montgomery County District judge Edwin Collier, had presided over thousands of drunken-driving cases, including one in 1998 involving the Tahoe's driver. Collier had spared him jail time, even though the man had been arrested on drinking-and-driving charges twice in three months. "It's just a...
  • Palatka man has been arrested 101 times

    02/07/2008 6:33:27 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 20 replies · 92+ views
    ABC Action News ^ | 02/07/2008 | E.W. Scripps Co
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Palatka man has earned a dubious distinction: Alger Scott has been arrested 101 times. The most recent time came Wednesday when the 54-year-old was charged with selling drugs within 1,000 feet of a school. His rap sheet includes charges of petty theft, drug possession, trespassing, aggravated assault, and armed robbery. Most were misdemeanors. State prison records show he has served stints at local jails and about three years in prison since the late 1990s. Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Art Nichols says communities everywhere deal with habitual offenders like Scott, whom he says take up...
  • Hillary Clinton’s treasonous record on national defense

    10/16/2006 1:50:01 PM PDT · by Brian Allen · 40 replies · 1,105+ views ^ | Monday October 16 2006 | Gerard Jackson
    As Hillary Clinton is being touted as a presidential candidate for the 2008 election we should take the time to reflect on her co-presidency that did so much to humiliate and degrade America. Let us not forget how the mainstream media covered up — and still is — those Clinton White House scandals that severely compromised US security and put at risk the lives of millions of Americans. I am of course alluding to the transfer of sensitive military technology to China. This technology greatly improved the accuracy of Peking’s ICBMs that are now targeting American cities. Being the outrageous...
  • ANOTHER Officer violently assaulted: CONWAY, AR (partner shoots perp, cop survives)

    10/05/2006 9:29:18 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 7 replies · 569+ views
    Ardemgaz - Subscription Required ^ | 05 OCT 06 | BY DEBRA HALE-SHELTON
    <p>CONWAY — A man being served commitment papers stabbed a Faulkner County sheriff ’s deputy Wednesday, prompting a second officer to shoot the assailant, Conway police said. Both men were hospitalized.</p> <p>It happened about 8:55 a.m. in one of the few houses remaining along the business stretch of East Oak Street, one of Conway’s busiest traffic arteries.</p>
  • Yet ANOTHER Officer shot: This time in Texarkana, AR (Officer wounded, Suspect Dead)

    10/01/2006 8:24:39 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 4 replies · 906+ views
    katv ^ | 01 OCT 06 | dcbryan1
    Just saw this on local KATV television 10PM news:Officer was responding to a cell phone call from victim in trunk stating that she had been kidnapped.Officers respond to apartment where woman said she was being taken.Officers knock, let in by kidnappers roomate, and search home.Find kidnap victim okay, search closet, and suspect comes out shooting. Cop hit in leg (non life threatening), cop and partner return fire killing suspect. KATV (ABC affiliate) just showed it, since it is breaking....not up on website yet.
  • Man Carjacks Minutes After Jail Release (For Car Jacking)

    03/16/2006 7:08:29 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 8 replies · 176+ views
    Local 6 News ^ | 3/16/06 | Mikey_1962
    A man accused of stealing an off-duty Orange County deputy's car with her son inside had just been released from jail on similar carjacking charges minutes before the crime, Local 6 News has learned. Investigators said Deputy Tonjali Frost, 37, her bail-bondsman husband and her 4-year-old son were at a RaceTrac gas station across the street from the Orange County Jail near John Young Parkway Monday night putting gas in both of their cars. Police said when Frost's husband ran into the station to pay for gas, Jerome Nez jumped into the couple's white Jeep sport utility vehicle and drove...