Monday July 9th, 2012 informationliberation.com
"Code Compliance Officer" Enters Woman's Home, Wakes Her In Bed, Says Her Grass Is Too Long (InformationLiberation)

A Columbia County "Code Compliance Officer" intent on serving a woman with a violation for her grass being too long chose to enter the woman's home, walk into her bedroom, then wake the woman from her sleep to inform her of her infraction.

WJBF-TV reports:
...Erica Masters woke to Jimmy Vowell serving her a violation at her bedroom doorway. Vowell knocked at her door to give her a violation for her grass being too long. After knocking several times, he entered her home, walked into her bedroom, and told her to get up. He's now on administrative leave until the investigation is complete.
The Code Compliance Officer, Jimmy Vowell, was fired from his previous government job working for the County Sheriff after admittedly stealing a computer from their property room. His new employer, another government agency based around state-sanctioned theft, must have thought that made him perfect for the job.
Erica says, "Jimmy Vowell needs to stop getting government jobs. Our tax dollars are paying for a guy that is going beyond the law. He thinks he's above the law and I don't think that's right. I don't think my tax dollars should go to somebody that thinks he's above the law."
Unfortunately, all our tax money is not only going to people who think they're above the law, it's going to people who are above the law. Jimmy Vowell is not facing any charges, and Erica Masters has been forced to file a lawsuit to try to get some sort of retribution.
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