Fire Island police face charges

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It started on a hot August night with a drunk guy getting a ticket for throwing a beer glass from a Fire Island bar into the street at 3 in the morning. Full Story
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Bayside, NY

#1 Feb 22, 2009
God bless these hero police officers who were willing to go the extra mile and stomp this troublemaker into submission.

You have all these knuckleheads getting drunk and acting like morons, and when our hero police officers set them straight with a savage beating, they are quick to complain about their rights being violated.

Let's hope that the jury disregards the evidence in this case, and lets these skells walk!
MommyMADD

New York, NY

#2 Feb 22, 2009
Gilberd's attorney, D. Carl Lustig III, did not dispute that his client had been drinking, but said medical reports indicated his client had no drugs in his system.

Another jerk lawyer. Alcohol is a drug dumb-butt.
censured

Florida, NY

#3 Feb 22, 2009
ask Mr. Spota why every case that a notice of claim has been filed on against the suffolk PD gets on offer of "to the charge" and why ADA are told to actively communicate with the county attorneys office is there is a claim against the police,.....He's saying Ocean beach is covering up??????? Pot calling the kettle black

“Shoulda done something useful”

Since: Feb 09

Little Apple

#4 Feb 22, 2009
This pig should go to jail until he's been roto-rootered into a colostomy bag. If I was the victim, I would offer the town a break on the lawsuit in return for a death sentence for Hesse.

“Shoulda done something useful”

Since: Feb 09

Little Apple

#5 Feb 22, 2009
MommyMADD wrote:
Gilberd's attorney, D. Carl Lustig III, did not dispute that his client had been drinking, but said medical reports indicated his client had no drugs in his system.
Another jerk lawyer. Alcohol is a drug dumb-butt.
Funny you should mention that: The two most insidious and destructive drugs known are alcohol and tobacco, yet they are legal. The reason has nothing to do with safety, public health or any other purported concern of the government for the well being of its citizens. These drugs are "establishment sanctioned" drugs. Historically, other drugs have been associated with anti-American sentiments. But this is only because of the "hippie" movement. Being antiwar is not anti-American, for example. I'd trade 10 rouge cops for 1000 hippies anytime.

As for MADD: The hypocrisy of making "unacceptable" drugs illegal while the more destructive ones are legal doesn't imply outlawing alcohol is the answer. Legalize them all and let people be accountable for what they do, not what they put in their bodies. Criminalization doesn't work - it's proven.

Demanding excessive punishments may make you feel better but it's really just seeking to be placated. You don't do it for the sake of saving others. No one does that.

The world is dangerous, but better that way than completely sterile.
Newsday Reader

AOL

#6 Feb 22, 2009
Tom Spota never considered thug behavior from police wrong before. Wonder what political benefit there was in this. This is typical behavior by police all over Suffolk County and nothing gets done. I will be surprised if these guys are held accountable. It's highly doubtful. It's a disgusting state of affairs here in crook county. The crooks are often the ones charged with protecting us. Fat Chance!
Give me a Break

Bronx, NY

#7 Feb 22, 2009
Sounds just like the guy who just got over 2 million dollars from the MTA (tax payers and riders)for being so drunk (too drunk to remember the incident) that he fell on the subway tracks and lost his legs when a train ran over him.

You think this former software executive would throw a glass off a deck and then kick the door of a police station if he wasn't drunk. Take the citation and leave why do you need to kick the door???

When will people realize being drunk isn't an excuse.

No one forced you to go out, drink and drink and get drunk. You brought this upon yourself.
Enlightened

Wayne, NJ

#9 Feb 22, 2009
What this is really about is a sexually confused gay police force that tries to act "macho" in order to appear like men. Pathetic.
Shlomo McGillicuddy

Cos Cob, CT

#10 Feb 22, 2009
Support our Police wrote:
God bless these hero police officers who were willing to go the extra mile and stomp this troublemaker into submission.
You have all these knuckleheads getting drunk and acting like morons, and when our hero police officers set them straight with a savage beating, they are quick to complain about their rights being violated.
Let's hope that the jury disregards the evidence in this case, and lets these skells walk!
Okay, Hero of the Stupid
Pink Sock

West New York, NJ

#12 Feb 22, 2009
Shlomo McGillicuddy wrote:
<quoted text>
Okay, Hero of the Stupid
Exactly!!

“NO PLAYOFFS FOR YEARS”

Since: Apr 08

FOR THE POOR G-men

#14 Feb 22, 2009
every cop that steals suffolk countys tax dollar should be investigated.these clowns are glorified security guards who love to harass,beat and intimidate the tax payer,they wouldnt survive a day in the streets of new york,brooklyn or the bronx.they are a disgrace to real policemen
bbs123

Haledon, NJ

#15 Feb 22, 2009
wow
marge

AOL

#16 Feb 22, 2009
todd delamuca wrote:
every cop that steals suffolk countys tax dollar should be investigated.these clowns are glorified security guards who love to harass,beat and intimidate the tax payer,they wouldnt survive a day in the streets of new york,brooklyn or the bronx.they are a disgrace to real policemen
Bad argument. 3/4 of the Suffolk Co Police are former NYC Cops.
I wouldn't expect less from a D gambler.
Ever busted for gambling?
Try again.
Try again.
Hugh G Rection

Peekskill, NY

#17 Feb 22, 2009
Give me a Break wrote:
Sounds just like the guy who just got over 2 million dollars from the MTA (tax payers and riders)for being so drunk (too drunk to remember the incident) that he fell on the subway tracks and lost his legs when a train ran over him.
You think this former software executive would throw a glass off a deck and then kick the door of a police station if he wasn't drunk. Take the citation and leave why do you need to kick the door???
When will people realize being drunk isn't an excuse.
No one forced you to go out, drink and drink and get drunk. You brought this upon yourself.
You are right, he did. He was stupid enough to get drunk and kick the door of a police station whose officers are not too bright, not properly trained, too comfortable in their little cushy community, and just itching for a beating.

Something tells me though they shouldn't get off completely unscathed.

Maybe a course reminding them they get paid by tax dollars. And an apology to the man, and paying his medicals bills.
Ralph

Cos Cob, CT

#18 Feb 22, 2009
marge wrote:
<quoted text>Bad argument. 3/4 of the Suffolk Co Police are former NYC Cops.
I wouldn't expect less from a D gambler.
Ever busted for gambling?
Try again.
Try again.
Maybe 10% at the most. Probably more like 3-5%.
dah

Elmwood Park, NJ

#19 Feb 22, 2009
Gilberds not held accountable for what he did, why should any of the cops be. No one is accountable anymore.
marty

Waukee, IA

#20 Feb 22, 2009
I did not do this one...
joe

West Islip, NY

#21 Feb 22, 2009
this guy is out of his mind. the OB police do a great job of keeping everyone under control. The guy was prob. on drugs, to kick the police station door down. Just another guy trying to make a quick buck by sueing a police department. All those cops are sick of dealing with assholes like you
joe

West Islip, NY

#22 Feb 22, 2009
completely right its just another attempt to make money. This moron should be in jail now for kicking the door to the police station down.
Hugh G Rection wrote:
<quoted text>
You are right, he did. He was stupid enough to get drunk and kick the door of a police station whose officers are not too bright, not properly trained, too comfortable in their little cushy community, and just itching for a beating.
Something tells me though they shouldn't get off completely unscathed.
Maybe a course reminding them they get paid by tax dollars. And an apology to the man, and paying his medicals bills.
Compulsive Swindler

New Rochelle, NY

#23 Feb 22, 2009
let me get this straight... all I have to do is incite some cops to kick my butt and I'm rich??? Sounds too easy.

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