Category: South

Louisiana Marshal Sentenced to Jail and Huge Fine For Violating Public Records Law

Louisiana Marshal Sentenced to Jail and Huge Fine For Violating Public Records Law

A Louisiana Marshal is going to jail for willfully violating public records law, and court orders to comply. Lafayette's top cop the elected City Marshal Brian Pope, was sentenced to 30 days under key with all but 7 of them suspended, for blatantly violating Louisiana's open records l ...
Bald Knob Police Chief Cuts Federal Gun Felony Plea Deal, Not Charged With Arson for Torching Own Truck

Bald Knob Police Chief Cuts Federal Gun Felony Plea Deal, Not Charged With Arson for Torching Own Truck

"Brand New, I will take $800 for it." Fateful words that led Bald Knob Police Chief Erek Balantine to cut felony plea deal with prosecutors. The Arkansas police chief burned his own personal vehicle, writing "2 Amendment" in spray paint to try and deflect attention from stealing a ...
South Carolina Cops Pay Zachary Hammond’s Family $2.15MM Wrongful Death Settlement

South Carolina Cops Pay Zachary Hammond’s Family $2.15MM Wrongful Death Settlement

In a desperate bid to keep the killer cop off the stand, South Carolina cops settled for $2,150,000 with Zachary Hammond's family in their wrongful death lawsuit. Seneca Police Lt. Mark Tiller shot and killed Hammond, then lied about the circumstances, claiming the teen tried to run h ...
Louisiana Cops Arrest TV Reporter For Questioning Mayor’s Salary and Benefits

Louisiana Cops Arrest TV Reporter For Questioning Mayor’s Salary and Benefits

"This is what White Castle residents have to deal with." Chris Nakamoto is a true professional journalist, giving a deadpanned story lede to his videographer as he was being perp-walked by a burly cop for uncovering small town government corruption. He'd just uncovered an un-legisl ...
Georgia Cop Illegally Arrests Passenger Recording During Broken Tail Light “Investigation”

Georgia Cop Illegally Arrests Passenger Recording During Broken Tail Light “Investigation”

A video surfaced this weekend showing fast-talking, southern Georgia cop arresting a college student, just for being the passenger in a car with a broken tail light, after refusing to participate in the cop's sham "investigation" of a minor traffic infraction. It would spiral of contr ...
South Carolina Woman Died in Jail from Dehydration After Arrest At Hospital for Unpaid Fines

South Carolina Woman Died in Jail from Dehydration After Arrest At Hospital for Unpaid Fines

A South Carolina woman convicted of stealing $20 worth of beer and candy bars from a convenience store was "deprived of water" and died in jail last summer due to profuse vomiting after checking into a hospital where she was then hauled off to jail over unpaid fines related to that 2011 ...
Award-Winning Washington Cop Runs Red Light and Crashes Into Teen, Then Cites Teen for DUI After Teen Admitted to Smoking Pot Two Hours Earlier

Award-Winning Washington Cop Runs Red Light and Crashes Into Teen, Then Cites Teen for DUI After Teen Admitted to Smoking Pot Two Hours Earlier

In an odd turn of events, a 16-year-old was charged with a DUI in Washington after a Spokane police officer ran a red light, crashed into the teenager and then blamed him for the accident. Officer Seth Killian, who has been awarded countless accolades throughout his law enforcement c ...
Award-Winning Florida Sheriff Deputy Suspended for Turning up Heat, Locking Inmates in Van

Award-Winning Florida Sheriff Deputy Suspended for Turning up Heat, Locking Inmates in Van

An award-winning Florida sheriff's deputy was suspended for treating nearly a dozen inmates inhumanely while transporting them in a van last year. However, it was just over two years ago that St. Lucie County sheriff's deputy Johnny Hubbard received a departmental award along with sev ...