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4B Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter O O 0 O 0 How about the city of San more serious than that. Re- think are going to report athere and you shut down anyagents each week is to com- Francisco criticizing Ari- ports indicate the guy, Scott crime or cooperate with po-opposition, pile a profile of the suspected zona about the illegality of Zielinski, was both beatenlice? The law is no good because criminal. This helps them its law? Let's see, the sanctu- and shot twice by store em- But that's not what I'm it may lead to profiling. End narrow down the search and ary city that forbids its po- ployees, here to write about. I want to of story, eventually zero in on the bad lice officers to enforce theYou know, I bet a guy discuss instead the FloridaBut if that were the case, guy. law of the land is chiding anamed Zielinski wouldn't inmate who was sentenced tOhow would we ever enforce I can just see the team sit- LEGAL MUSINGS state that tells its officers it have to show his immigra- 15 years for breaking into prostitution laws. Obviously, ting around now. STEVE BRENNEMAN is their job to enforce the tion papers in Arizona. jail. the vast majority of peopleHotchner: "OK, this week steve@schoolpathways.com law. Actually, despite all the Apparently, he was re- walking the streets at night our assignment is to catch il- My favorite comment came wailing, the Arizona law leased a week earlier on a in certain areas, who are legal aliens. JJ, what do we Note to my friends, neigh- from the National Coalition doesn't say police have unfet- manslaughter charge, but stopped by police and ques-know?" bors and family: Enough al- of Latino Clergy and Christ-tered discretion to stop any- begged officials to let himtioned, are females (or at JJ: "Well Aaron, we know ready. I'm not going to write ian Leaders, who argued the one on the street and check back in because he feared re- least are dressed like fe- the vast majority of illegal an article about the new Ari- law violates due process be-their immigration papers. It taliation from the victim'smales). Are the police subject aliens come from Mexico or zona immigration law. I cause it allows people to besays: "For any lawful contact family. The guy actually to a charge of gender profil- Central America, and we al- don't need the headache,detained before they are con- made by a law enforcement climbed a 12-foot-high barbed ing? so know the vast majority of No matter what I say, I'll victed. Huh? official or agency of thiswire fence to get in. No, I'm not equating illegal Mexicans and Central Amer- be flooded with hate mail. I'll You mean like whe.n some- state where reasonable suspi- You know, that's probably aliens with prostitutes. A1- leans are Hispanic." either be labeled a racist who one is arrested and put in jail cion exists that the person is how some illegal aliens gotthough, come to think of it, Hotchner: "Reid?" hates Hispanics or a traitor awaiting trial? Should we an alien who is unlawfullyinto Arizona. they're both often seen hang- Dr. Reid: "Studies from Co- who would stand by and convict them first, and thenpresent in the United States, One of the things that bugsing around on the street lumbia University suggest watch his country overrun arrest them? I can hear the a reasonable attempt shall be me about the whole Arizona waiting for some white malethat most individuals willing by invaders. Red Queen now: "Sentence made, when practicable, tolaw thing is the charge of in a pickup truck to drive by to undertake the arduous Who needs it? Besides, first verdict afterwards, determine the immigration racial profiling. There areand offer them work. Hey, journey across our southern enough has already been said Off with their heads." status of the person." those who think that after an wait a minute, I'm a white border are males between about it by others equally un- But I'm not going to dis- In other words, first there officer makes a lawful con-male and I drive a pickup the ages of 20 and 40." qualified to opine, cuss that today. No, I thought must be a "lawful contact"tact, he or she will conclude truck. I'll not be profiled in Hotchner: "OK, Rossi, However, I have to say some I'd write about the judge inand then the police must reasonable suspicion existsthis way. where does that lead us?" of the comments I've read are Michigan who ruled that a have "reasonable suspicion" to ask the person for immi-One fear I have with the "Rossi: "I think we're look- downright comical. How about guy who robbed Nick's Party the person is an illegal alien, gration papers just becausenegative connotation the ing for a 60- to 70-year-old the travel alert issued by the Shop and received an eight- What is a "lawful contact"? the person is Hispanic. I give word profiling has achievedAsian female with red hair Mexican government, warn- year sentence for the crime Well, what ifyou're a victim police officers more creditis that it might lead to elimi- who walks with a limp." ing its citizens to "act with could nevertheless sue the of or witness to a crime? If than that. nation of one of my favorite "Hotchner: "Brilliant! OK prudence and respect thestore because its employees you report what you know to This profiling word ha~s be- cop shows on TV, "Criminal team, let's go get 'em." framework of local laws"ran him down and beat him the police, is that a lawful come one of those like Minds." But I'm not gonna discuss when traveling in Arizona. while he tried to escape, contact? If so, then how "racist" or "Nazi." All youAs it turns out, the entireillegal immigration in this You mean, after they break in? Actually, it was a little many illegal aliens do youhave to do is throw it out job of this crack team of FBI article. Maybe next time. t LAW, from page 3B Monday, May 10 reported receiving two suspi- Legal Drugs: In Quincy, a hand curve, field was driving eastbound Spill Baby Spill: In Quincy, a cious phone calls. The re- caller requested an ambu- As Barrera was negotiating on SR-70, east of Mitchell caller reported 30 gallons of porting party said someone lance for a roommate who the right hand curve, the left Lane in a 2004 Ford F250. Saturday, May 8 hydraulic fluid were spilled, called two days in a row and took sleeping medication, was wheels traveled across the Robert Frost, 65, of Sierra Juvenile Party: In Quincy, a Quincy Fire was paged and asked him to turn his com-incoherent, and was actingdouble yellow center lane, in- City Was driving westbound deputy reported receiving in- information was given, to En- puter on. Information was strangely. The call was trans- to the northbound lane. He al- on SR-70 in a 1996 Nissan Sen- formation of a possible party vironmental Health. put on file. ferred to PDH. An ambulance legedly made an abrupt right tra, behind a snowplow ap- at a residence on Mt. Hough and Quincy Fire were paged, hand turning movement in anproaching Griffin's location. Road. The deputy reported is- Tuesday, May 11 Thursday, May 13 attempt to get his vehicle CHP reported Griffin lost suing nine citations for mi- Refrigerators are so 20th Legal Drugs: In Quincy, a CHP REPORT back into the southbound control of her vehicle as the nots in possession of alcohol. Century: In Quincy, a caller caller reported a man stole 10 lane. snowplow passed her loca- of his 80-milligram oxycontin The abruPt turning move- tion. The vehicle spun out of tablets. The caller believed No traction, May 8 merit caused the rear tires to control, in counterclockwise ....... : : _ the suspect was on probation. Roberto Barrera, 29, Of break track with the roadway manner, into the westbound A deputy advised there was Rend, Nev. was driving a 1995 surface and rotate in a clock- lane. no evidence of a crime and Honda Accord southbound onwise direction. The vehicle The right front end of Grif- the caller miscounted theSR-284 at 30 mph when he then traveled across the fin's vehicle impacted the left t dosage, started into a.sharp rightsouthbound lane and off the front end of Frost's vehicle. i ........................ . west roadwa edge into the Griffin received no injuries. rock embankment. Frost was .transferred first to ~::~:~:::~:~:::::~:~:~::~,=.~: ~::~:~:~:~:~:~z~:~:~:~:::~:~::~:~:~ 'Barrerawas uninjured. Eastern Plumas District Hos- pital and then Renown Med- a Lunch Served Daily : ::::;::: .. DINNER SPECIALS -- Thursday and Friday - $I 4.95 :Dinners Include: : :Entree, Salad and Deserts Full Service Bar your business? But does the thought overwhelm you? You are not alone... 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