SUICIDE PICKS UPDATED BELOW
The Herald reports that Miami Beach officer Eduardo Macias has pled no contest to battery for groping a female he had arrested for DUI. IA got involved in the case when the female came forward and said Macias gave her his phone number. She called Macias and set up a meeting that was recorded by IA. Macias had a couple of drinks and then tried to kiss her. What guy can't sympathize with having some liquor to get a little courage before making a move on a woman they are coercing into a relationship? Macias was married at the time and his wife was pregnant. Nice to know the quality of officers the Beach hires.
The title to the post has the link to the Herald article.
Update: In the comments section a reader makes a great point- to which we will add our thoughts: The reader opines that we finally get evidence on a dirty police officer disgracing their badge- and Rumpole notes that lord knows the odds of this being officer Macias's first time coercing a female he has arrested being slim and none, and - as the reader points out- Macias gets less punishment than his victim would have received if she was convicted of DUI. Something doesn't sit right with that.
JUST HOLD ON JUDGE BLAKE
A reader has reported, and we have not been able to verify whether the 3rd DCA has halted the plan for the ROC to take all 3rd degree felonies filed as of Monday. There is mass confusion, as a few PDs were planning on cutting out early Monday to go fishing, now that they don't have to handle third degree felonies. Stay tuned.
SUICIDE PICKS- email them now.We're going with Seahawks over 49'ers.
David O Markus - Giants
Rick Freedman - Seahawks
Steel Curtain- Arizona
Michael Feiler-Colts (?????)
The Q- Bengals
IFFY- with the reach of the week so far, KC over the Raiders. Someone has to win this game I guess. If I had to pick, I'd go with Da Raiders.
IKE: It wasn't but a week ago that we were all nervously eyeing Ike. Now this Cat 2 hurricane which is an astounding 500 miles wide is bearing down on the Texas towns of Galveston and Houston. While Texas owes the nation an apology for sending you know who to Washington, they don't deserve Ike. Our thoughts are with our Texas neighbors and all of us should consider a donation on Monday to an appropriate relief agency. Unfortunately it looks like they're gonna get slammed.