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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

MIAMI DADE OFFICER ARRESTED FOR DUI


THE ACCUSED

FROM THE SUN SENTINEL



By Jerome Burdi Sun-Sentinel.com
9:17 AM EST, December 18, 2007
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A Miami-Dade Police Department officer was arrested for driving under the influence in a cruiser about 6:15 p.m. Monday west of West Palm Beach on Florida's Turnpike, the Florida Highway Patrol said.The officer, Jeffrey Janish, 51, was in uniform and was in his police car headed north as he swerved from lane to lane while speeding, officials said.Troopers pulled Janish, a 24-year veteran of Miami-Dade police, over north of Okeechobee Boulevard, took possession of the cruiser and arrested him, said FHP Lt. Michael Brown. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office booking blotter Janish's blood alcohol level was between .226 and .239, about three times the legal level of .08

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is definitely a "best joke" post. Let's hear 'em!

FAKE EYE ON Q said...

So cool that I'm first to say this...get ready everybody...this is my first time....

S O M E B O D Y C A L L T H E

Q
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

At Roll Call:

"SOMEBODY WANNA TELL ME WHO'S CAR HAS HAD THAT BOOT ON IT FOR THE LAST 10 DAYS?"

Rumpole said...

WE HAVE A WINNER:
10:12 you made me laugh out loud.

Well done.
Very funny.

Anonymous said...

Off. Janish is a really nice guy. This is a sad story.

Anonymous said...

nothing like a drunk cop in a marked cruiser to instill confidence in the community...

Anonymous said...

11:26,
Sad Story? Every DUI is a sad story. For everyone involved; driver, family, hopefully no victims.
Why is this any more sad? Because he's, as you say "a nice guy?"
Most of my DUI clients are "nice guys." But nice people do stupid things too.
Problem is, and I know this debate has been around before, do we, and/or, should we, hold people like officers to a higher standard?
They should know better and maybe we should expect better.
Have you seen what happens after a cop gets shot? Certainly different than what happens after the crack dealer on the corner gets it.
If we're supposed to honor and respect officers, why shouldn't we hold them to higher standards?

Anonymous said...

As press secretary for Mark Eiglarsh, I'd like to make the following statement:

Mark Eiglarsh is totally against DUI and all other crimes.

For further comment, tune into the NBC6 news at 11.

SHUMIE'S DOG said...

Those Mortons valets....grrrrrrrrrr. ruff ruff!

Anonymous said...

Don't we already hold them to a higher standard? He will likely lose his job. There aren't too many professions where that is true. My boss wouldn't fire me for a DUI, for example.

And for the record, we broke this story before the S-S had it. I don't know why our stories are sometimes difficult to find on our website, but I'm trying to find a solution so Rumpole's faithful don't have to head North of the Border to get their news.

Hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season.

Susannah Nesmith
Miami Herald

Anonymous said...

Morton's valet and costs an arm and a leg. Capital Grille valet, free. Why go to Morton's? Dry aged steak is tastier.

Anonymous said...

This guy is a veteran cop...AND HE BLEW!!! What a moron.

Anonymous said...

I think he blew because they told him if he was cooperative with them, they'd put in a good word with the prosecutor.

Rumpole said...

Excellent comment. Very apropos of the scenario and what we deal with all the time.

Anonymous said...

I have represented cops before in DUI cases.. one in his police car.

They make them blow for administrative reasons so, maybe that is what happened.

I feel real bad for the guy.

He must have gone to a party, had too much and did not realize he was impaired.

That can happen to almost anyone.

Remember, Bush has one DUI conviction and Cheney has two.

Anonymous said...

.22 BAL? He was wasted.

Funny thing is that if he gets pulled over just about anywhere in Miami-Dade, they probably just take his keys and call someone to pick him up. But pulled over by FHP in West Palm Beach? Tough to wrangle a little "professional courtesy" on that one. Troopers dont mess around.

And can you just picture a trooper hitting the lights and pulling over a marked police car? How sad.

Fake Mike Royko said...

There for the grace of God go I. It can happen to anyone of us. It should remind us that we are all human.

Q FAN said...

Listen- everyone knows that this guy is one phone call away from having the charges dismissed, an apology, and probably a promotion at work:

SOMEBODY CALL THE Q.

1-800- GET-THE Q

CALL NOW

Rumpole said...

I would like to see the a-form. What caused the stop? Weaving?

Sentinel said...

I say break it down to a reckless...he's getting fired anyway.

Anonymous said...

Is that a donut in your pocket, or are you just happy to be ending your miserable cop career?

andrew123 said...

I don't know why our stories are sometimes difficult to find on our website, but I'm trying to find a solution so Rumpole's faithful don't have to head North of the Border to get their news.
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Andrew William

DUI