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Russell Pearce and his lawbreaking ways are in good company with AG Tom Horne who was banned for life from trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission for serious misconduct. Check out the recent Phoenix New Times story on Horne and his lady friend he keeps giving jobs to. As for Supt. John Huppenthal, the stubby career politician has had his share of run ins with the cops over beating up old ladies over campaign signs and littering public property with his campaign posters. Career politicians and career losers if you ask me.Aug 6, 2011
I appreciate the two men joining up in the naval reserves. The story is nice but what about the thousands of other Arizona kids who enlist, go to war and then get to come home to look for a job? They don't a publicity hungry employer like Sheriff Paul Babeu whose county paid for PR machine cranks out press releases as fast Babeu's new $75,000 a year PR man can crank them out. Thanks deputies for the jobs you do for us but you've just been played by Sheriff Babeu. Aug 3, 2011
Look it up for yourself. Here's where you can read about Pearce getting canned by fellow Republican Mary Peters. Not all Republicans are crooks.
August 21, 1999 Arizona Republic
Arizona Dept. of Transportation Director Mary Peters announced the firing of Motor Vehicle Division Director Russell Pearce. The Attorney General's Office launched an investigation April 26 after receiving information Pearce was tampering with driving records.Jul 26, 2011
Why isn't anyone talking about Pearce getting fired as MVD director for fixing tickets for a woman who got busted for DUI? What part of illegal doesn't Pearce understand? Pearce was also fired from his job as Arpaio's chief deputy. He couldn't get hired as a deputy sheriff with his record and now he runs the state.Jul 25, 2011
Lewis is a Republican, conservative, professional, highly educated, charter school administrator, community service with the Boy Scouts and service to his community and church. One story said he's served as a Bishop and Stake President.
Russell Pearce has been a government employee for 40 years. He was canned from his job as director of Arizona DMV for fixing he driving record of a woman who was arrested for DUI before becoming a professional politician.
Jul 15, 2011
Violations of Arizona liquor laws under Title 4 are misdemeanors and do fall under the jurisdiction of Justice of the Peace Courts and City Municipal Courts.
4-246. Violation; classification
A. A person violating any provision of this title is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor unless another classification is prescribed.
B. A person violating section 4-244, paragraph 9, 14, 34, 42 or 44 is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.
C. A person violating sections 4-229, subsection B or 4-244, paragraph 31 is guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor.
D. In addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, the court may suspend the privilege to drive of a person under eighteen years of age for a period of up to one hundred eighty days on receiving the record of the person's first conviction for a violation of section 4-244, paragraph 9.
E. In addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, a person who is convicted of a violation of section 4-244, paragraph 42 shall pay a fine of not less than five hundred dollars.
F. In addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, a person who is convicted of a violation of section 4-241, subsection L, M or N shall pay a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars.Jul 7, 2011
I'd like to know if Judge Anderson has ever sent a business owner to jail for violating the laws governing the sale of alcohol to an intoxicated person? Most drunks get drunk in bars, not at home. Has the judge ever sent a person to jail for selling alcohol to a minor? The problem with alcohol related crimes goes well beyond the consumers. The sellers of Arizona's most popular legal drug need to be held just as accountable as drunk drivers. But since the sale of alcohol raises tax revenue for cities, especially party towns like Scottsdale and Tempe, why would the government want to crack down on businesses? The judge needs to take his black robe, gavel and power and got after all of the culprits, not just the drivers.Jul 7, 2011
Lowell Huggins was a dirty cop who was fired for interfering with police investigations. He has no business being honored or even mentioned in the same breath as fallen CPD Detective Carols Ledesma. Huggins was a disgrace as a police officer and is a disgrace to the City of Chandler. Jun 24, 2011
Are you one of the "loud and ill-informed handful of residents who portray efforts to stabilize Tempe's property tax as a villainous money grab by corrupt politicians" Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman wrote about in the Republic last week?
If you are, keep up the good work. Great letter.Jun 13, 2011
You sure are a hateful old person. Take your meds and shut the $%#@ up.Jun 4, 2011