Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Monday, July 31, 2017

Arizona Criminal News

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio was convicted of a criminal charge Monday for refusing to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking a final rebuke for a politician who once drew strong popularity from such crackdowns but was ultimately booted from office as voters became frustrated over his headline-grabbing tactics and deepening legal troubles. ... The lawman who made defiance a hallmark of his tenure was found guilty of misdemeanor contempt-of-court for ignoring the 2011 court order to stop the patrols. The 85-year-old faces up to six months in jail, though attorneys who have followed the case doubt that someone his age would be incarcerated.
Arpaio believed that he was above the law and he pretty much acted as though the law and the Constitution were helpful hints, not mandatory limits.

Ultimately, he was wrong.

3 comments:

B said...

And good for the courts.

Make no mistake, something needed to be done. He just chose the wrong (unConsitutional) Path by which to do it.

Police seem to almost always want to shortcut that pesky Constitution.

CenterPuke88 said...

In the prison camp, in pink underwear, now!

Fred Mallison said...

Good, he failed at one of the primary duties of a sheriff. Too many people died in his jails of unexplained causes. Investigate the coroner next?