informationliberation
The news you're not supposed to know...




An Introduction to Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand Everything
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
Operation Gladio: The Hidden History of U.S. Sponsored False Flag Terrorism in EuropeThe New American Century: The Untold History of The Project for the New American Century
(more)
Analysis posted Oct 10 2012, 4:54 AM Category: Politics/Corruption Source: InformationLiberation Print

Judge Caught Driving Drunk Allowed To Drive Home, Avoids DUI Charges

Chris | InformationLiberation

Perfect example of our two tiered justice system.

Via Macon.com
Stopped at a license check last month, a man in a red truck handed over his license and said his name was “Judge Simms.”

After he registered 0.083 in a roadside breath test, Bibb County Judge Howard Simms admitted that he’d had a couple of drinks, but he said he wasn’t impaired. He added “something to the effect of ... I don’t need this,” according to statements of deputies involved in the traffic stop.

Two deputies -- Capt. Alden Washington and Sgt. Bruce Jordan -- face reprimands and unpaid suspensions for their actions at the Sept. 22 checkpoint on Lamar Road, Sheriff Jerry Modena said at a Thursday news conference.

Washington will receive five days of unpaid suspension, serve a 90-day probation and be sent to a 16-hour course on professional ethics training.

Jordan will receive three days of unpaid suspension, serve a 90-day probation and will be reassigned from a specialized sheriff’s office traffic unit to regular patrol operations.

Deputy Robert Scarborough, who was also at the checkpoint, was not involved in the decision to allow Simms to leave, and he was not disciplined, Modena said.

Simms, a Superior Court judge and former district attorney, released a statement Sept. 25 saying he was entering an in-patient alcohol addiction treatment facility. The judge has not been charged with DUI.
As hypocritical as this whole incident is, the fact is different people handle alcohol differently. Reckless driving which endangers other people is criminal, but if you can handle alcohol and drive responsibly you should not be shaken down by costumed extortionists.
_
Chris runs the website InformationLiberation.com, you can read more of his writings here. Follow infolib on twitter here.





Latest Politics/Corruption
- For Progressives, "Thoughtcrime" is Worse than Mass Murder
- Mayor Ardis Defends Police Raid, Complains That Parody Twitter Account Used Up All The Free Speech
- Justice Stevens Proposes Gutting The 2nd Amendment
- Sen. Harry Reid: Bundy Dispute 'Not Over'
- Eric Holder Suggests Restricting 2nd Amendment Using "Gun Bracelets"
- Al Sharpton Has No Idea What Anyone's Talking About
- State Senator's Response to Second Amendment Concerns: "Go F**k Yourself"
- Fox News Guest Calls for Edward Snowden to Be Executed









Comments 1 - 6 of 6 Add Comment Page 1 of 1
Anonymous

Posted: Oct 12 2012, 5:46 PM

Link
65110 Just the other day in Missouri, a former highway patrolman turned himself in for molesting 3 children. He was released on $5,000 bond.
Anonymous

Posted: Oct 15 2012, 5:10 AM

Link
6687 In San Luis Obispo, judge Michael Duffy lets DUI Highway Patrol Captains and drunken firefighters go for assault(skull cracking). He got a break when he got his dui so he helps out civil employees when they're in his court.
Anonymous

Posted: Jan 11 2013, 6:02 PM

Link
7513 Here in Tiffin, Ohio we have a Judge who regularly gets intoxicated at a resturant/Bar on his way home from handing out sentences to regular citizens charged with DUI. This is a regular occurence. He even brags to the bartender with lines like " I'm the judge , what can they do". This same judge feels he has the right to take peoples Right to Bear Arms away for possession of marijuana. Calls it Permanent Weapons Disability.

This is an ongoing problem in this town. The judge before him was drunk all the time, even on the bench. He was also witnessed by undercover cops purchasing cocaine at a local bar. The cops did nothing. When I asked one cop who was a friend of mine why? He said "because he's a judge, but just wait until he's not on the bench anymore." Really? Why???

Tis just screams " It's not the crime, it's getting caught" which these judges seem to have immunity from. Evidently none of the police in this town have enough balls to do what is right. So I've decided to film this judge with hidden cameras I purchased just for this. Justice will be done.
Anonymous

Posted: Jun 22 2013, 8:10 AM

Link
6914 In Oakland County, MI, former prosecutor and present Oakland County executive L. Brooks Patterson has been stopped at least 4 times for drunk driving in the past and has never done a moments time in jail or even been before a judge for the crimes. And those were only the times he was caught. Each time it happens and gets leaked out to the press L. Brooks makes a genuine sounding apology through the press or through a TV reporter but then just goes back and repeats his drunk driving. It's the old "double standard"... the DUI laws don't apply to guys like L Brooks Patterson or to off duty cops for that matter. The cops here in Michigan routinely let each other off the hook when they stop a "brother cop" for drunk driving. I guess a drunk cop can drive more safely than a drunk regular guy eh?
Anonymous

Posted: Jun 22 2013, 8:18 AM

Link
6914 Hey 7513... sorta makes you want to call that judge "your honor" doesn't it??? NOT!!

Anonymous

Posted: Jan 03 2014, 6:37 AM

Link
6687 Ive witness this problem many times before.
Chicago police officers letting off duty cop of the hook while driving drunk .I dont feel its correct that the laws are not applied equally and its a mayor problem these days when these matters aren't taken seriously...
Comments 1 - 6 of 6 Page 1 of 1


Add Comment
Name
Comment

* No HTML


Verification *
Please Enter the Verification Code Seen Below
 


PLEASE NOTE
Please see our About Page, our Disclaimer, and our Comments Policy.


FAIR USE NOTICE
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which in some cases has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available for the purposes of news reporting, education, research, comment, and criticism, which constitutes a 'fair use' of such copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. It is our policy to remove material from public view that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our members or users.

About Us - Disclaimer - Privacy Policy



Advanced Search
Username:

Password:

Remember Me
Forgot Password?
Register

Daytime TV Host Wendy Williams To Women: Trick Your Husband Into Impregnating You, Beat Your 2-Year-Old To Show Her "Who's Boss" - 04/23Cop Swerves His SUV Into Longboarders To Enforce $35 Bylaw Violation - 04/14Louisiana Creates Database of Citizens Who Represent "A Risk to the State" - 04/23North Carolina Deputy Snatches Two Phones, Fails to Snatch Third, as she Handcuffs Man for no Reason - 04/22Town Threatens Jail Time To Citizens Who Feed Stray Cats - 04/23Bunkerville Was Not the BLM's First Rustler's Roundup - 04/22Cop Fakes Injury To Tour With His Band & Collect Disability Payments - 04/23Tax Day: What Kind of "Civilization" Are We Paying For? - 04/14

Rialto, CA Police Made to Wear Cameras, Use of Force Drops by Over Two-ThirdsCop Who Karate Chopped NY Judge In Throat Gets Off Scot-FreeFlorida Cop Smashes Compliant Woman's Face Into Car -- "Maybe Now You Can Understand Simple Instructions"VIDEO: Lapel Cam Reveals A Day In The Life Of A U.S. Police Officer (Tasing, Beating, Breaking & Entering, Stomping On Heads... and Laughing About It)Caught On Tape: Officer Sucker Punches Inmate In Face, Files Report Claiming 'Self Defense'Insult Person On Twitter, Go To JailSWAT Team Brings TV Crew To Film Raid Against Threatening Internet Critic -- Raids Innocent Grandma InsteadCop Karate Chops NY Judge In The Throat
(more)

 
Top