[quote][b]helligater69[/b] - ..."they detected the strong smell of marijuana..."
BS...a recent law school grad could have this trumped up, illegal search tossed out of court in a heart beat.
The drugs were in plain sight, he made statements, and there was visible evidence of drug sales....they applied for a search warrant and then found the rest of the operation. Solid case. The article doesn't elaborate, the search warrant affidavit does.posted @ Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 19:45
[quote][b]concerned citizen in athens[/b] - I'll predict 20 years in the slammer; serve 12.
This is Athens he wont get that, even if he did he will be paroled much sooner.posted @ Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 19:42
yay another useless open air drug market south of downtown for the bums and dealers.posted @ Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 13:25
[quote][b]Colonel McCheese[/b] - I guess she was offered an out-of-court settlement by Zimmy's lawyers.
If he keeps up his pattern of abusive behavior somebody will eventually clean his clock for him. So far his targets have been women, teenagers, and old men. If he were to pick on somebody his own size...
haha, he has no money and bribing a witness would be a felony.posted @ Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 12:36
Bob Filner and Rob Ford should have a reality TV show togetherposted @ Monday, December 9, 2013 - 18:57
Never thought I would see the day when a Dekalb Judge threw the book at the corrupt school officials there.posted @ Monday, December 9, 2013 - 15:40
Everyone, including the NRA, fully supports a ban on undetectable plastic firearms.
But then article goes into issues having nothing to do with plastic firearms.posted @ Monday, December 9, 2013 - 11:55
[quote][b]ponsoldt[/b] - hey, republican voters, now you get it: the republican leadership is about money, but not for you--just for those who already have a lot. how do they draw as many voters as they do? answer: they're very good with the propaganda their money buys. i'm waiting for the radio entertainers to announce a position--but of course, they're mostly pretty wealthy, too.
no kidding, which is why the tea party exists. The big govt RINO repubs are a different breed than those who favor limited govt and the elimination of pubic funds being directly used for private business.posted @ Monday, December 9, 2013 - 11:31
@TeeWee: "We have students graduating high school who cannot put together two sentences"
.....but not from Cobb County...which is one of the best public school systems in the state. Look at where most UGA students come from. Cobb, Gwinnett (although that's starting to decline) and the private school kids from Fulton.posted @ Monday, December 9, 2013 - 11:14
If you own a home in Athens and done have a monitored alarm and a safe, you are asking for it.posted @ Friday, December 6, 2013 - 16:35
Cant fix stupid.posted @ Friday, December 6, 2013 - 16:34
It wasn't ONE error. This happened 18 times. And hey, a law is a law, right? Just like the guy who plugged his car into the school. No grey areas.
The guy who plugged his car into a govt building knowingly committed a criminal act.
Balfour's clerk in 2007 filed a few vouchers in error, without his knowledge and with no criminal intent. Huge difference in your example.
I welcome the state to prove the elements of the crime which must include criminal intent.posted @ Friday, December 6, 2013 - 14:03
[quote][b]linnyt[/b] - oh.
and i'll bet the argument was, 'he's paid his debt...blahblahblah...so why not just let him out?" article doesn't say how old he is now...but if he was 20, he's about 50 now...plenty of time to prove whether he's learned his lesson or not...
The argument was the record, meaning the transcript of when he plead guilty, didn't contain anything where the judge asked him if he understood his rights.
He got off on a technicality basically. Nowadays judges read people their rights before they plea guilty.
In this case the evidence against him was pretty overwhelming which is why he plead guilty right away.
The Supreme Court made the correct ruling, defendants should understand their rights before pleading guilty to a crime and judges should make sure it sin the record to avoid an appeal like this.posted @ Friday, December 6, 2013 - 12:38
The total amount we are talking about was less than $500, his clerk files his expenses and made an error. As soon as he was informed of the error he payed it back and fixed the error.
This is a political execution, nothing more. Its the deal repub vs an old school repub.posted @ Friday, December 6, 2013 - 11:25
Dont worry folks, we have a very secure border, nothing like this would ever be able to make it into the US!
posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 19:22
The problem with the victims story is it was contradicted by 2 witnesses. The victim also made a statement to police that she has had several previous encounters with not only Jameis Winston but also 1 of the witnesses!
Sorry folks but regretting having drunken sex is not rape.posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 19:13
[quote][b]ChrisChambers[/b] - @NativeDan:
Wow, you're really at it today, huh?
I see folks using school grounds for recreation all the time, which is well within their rights being that it is public property paid for by their tax money.
This is very different than if he had, as you put it, walked into the school and taken a box of staples. Very different. Let's get real here. This incident is not going to spawn herds of people plugging their home appliances into outdoor school outlets.
Also, I can't stand 98% of the people who drive these vehicles so it is unnatural for me to be on this guy's side in this matter. Just wanted to throw that out there.
Sorry it is not your "right" to just barge in an use a middle school tennis court without permission. This idiot actually was playing tennis in the middle of a PE class during school hours and was told to leave and tried to argue with the administrator. Then he comes back, plugs his car in for free LOL.
You do not have permission to enter school grounds simply because you pay taxes.
If your county allows people to use fields or the track after school hours, great, but its not your "right" to use as you see fit whenever you want.posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 19:07
[quote][b]OCCountry[/b] - Technically this was theft. Rayle Electric and GA Power charge people with theft of services (power) all the time.
The issue is the officer and the chief are being morons. Next time an office from the jurisdiction plugs his I-Phone in at a resturaunt or "accidently" puts an ink pen from some company into his pocket he should be arrested and charged. Karma can really SUCK.
"When a Chamblee police sergeant contacted Chamblee Middle School later, a school resource officer said Kamooneh was not allowed on the school tennis courts without permission from school employees.
"This was reportedly due to his interference with the use of the tennis courts previously during school hours," Chamblee police said in a statement."
So he had been barred from the school previous and returns, what a moron.
Plugging a phone into a restaurant outlet or library which is provided for customers is totally different than pulling up to a middle school at night and plugging into the side of the building without permission.
Plugging your phone into your own office wall at the police station which is provided for your use, isnt theft.
The UGA police have arrested people for doing the same thing during game day tailgates before. People have plugging into power poles, the side of buildings, etc to power refrigerators, TV's, etc.
If you don't have permission to use it, then its theft.posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 18:52
I agree with the first line. And he may be innocent. But it would be far from the first time a football player has had a crime swept under the rug. Id feel much better if the investigators in question didn't possibly have money riding on his success.
Rape is not something to be covered up like that.
You must be joking, do you honestly think the entire police force of a major city and the state's attorney and their investigators went into a smoke filled room and decided that, yes the guy is a rapist but that the college football program (which they have no connection to) is more important therefore they should cover up a rape?
There was no evidence of a crime. If there was they would have let a grand jury look over the evidence and determine if there was enough to indict.posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 15:20
[quote][b]Anonymous Dude[/b] - Well, we can't have HIM in jail, can we? Why, of course not...
Two intoxicated people having consensual sexual intercourse is not illegal, there was no evidence of a crime to even present to a grand jury.
The cops did their investigation and found no evidence of a crime, the state attorney did an investigation and found no evidence of a crime.posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 14:59
[quote][b]uotaranch[/b] - There is a relationship between solving a case quickly and suicide.Some time ago there was a man in Union Point who "committed suicide" by blowing his head half off going to a window and pitching the gun out. The gun that was used was "found" outside a window in some shrubbery. He was a man of little importance. Suicide ???? Maybe the Baker case should be looked at again??
Do you honestly think our local detectives, many of whom have children, really want to let a murderer go scott free in their own back yard?
Let us know when you come back to reality. I'm sure the dozens of investigators from various LE agencies all met in a smoke filled room to cover up "what really happened". LOLposted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 10:24
[quote][b]jungpersona[/b] - Most "accidents" are not the result of DUIs, no matter what the cops, or this article implies. Do your research people.
But 1,119 were, which is the point of this article.posted @ Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 19:34
[quote][b]Ben Had[/b] - Employees organizing themselves to stand together and demand a decent wage is about as American as it gets. If not, there wouldn't have ever been a Middle Class in this country, and we wouldn't look any different socioeconomically speaking than most 3rd world countries do today.
The Rich are buying the loyalty of the commoners in this country, and they're getting them on the cheap.
The rich? These companies are publicly traded, not owned by some King or Lord lol. If you have a pension, 401k, mutual fund, ETC, chances are you own part of Walmart or McDonalds.
Liberalism is a mental disorder.
If you are an adult making minimum wage mid life then you did something wrong, not our fault.
My first job was at a building supply company age 16 loading trucks, I started at 8.25 an hour, which was 4 dollars above min wage then.
After someone told the sheriff about this guy Pierce County Sheriff Ramsey Bennett requested the help of the FBI to take down his own deputy.posted @ Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 14:47
[quote][b]mpd0.59[/b] - @matt1141a: Did you volunteer to be bumped? My experience is that airlines ask for volunteers first, offering increasing freebies if there are insufficient numbers. It properly sorts out fliers who have flexible schedules from those who don't. Everyone booked on the original flight was involuntarily bumped. That's a significant difference. And as I read the article, fliers who were put on other flights didn't get any compensation at all.
They asked for 8 volunteers for $400 credit, 6 volunteered then they offered $650 at which time I volunteered. I asked for the lounge pass and meal vouchers since American Airlines, of which I have a lounge membership, didn't have one in that terminal.
All I did was ask and they handed out the extras to all 8 of us.posted @ Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 14:41
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