Richland County sheriff used drug inf...

Richland County sheriff used drug informant rejected by METRICH

There are 9 comments on the News Journal story from Aug 8, 2007, titled Richland County sheriff used drug informant rejected by METRICH. In it, News Journal reports that:

“The evaluation process is very thorough. There are strict guidelines about what conduct is acceptable and what is not.”

MANSFIELD -- A local drug task force refused to work with an undercover informant who now claims he lied while working drug cases for the Richland County Sheriff's Department. via News Journal

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Been There

Dothan, AL

#1 Aug 8, 2007
Again we see how law enforcement uses the lies of snitches to build cases against innocent people. Everyone wants to sit back and allow the DEA and other agencies to knowingly turn a weak case into a big case based on these scummy peoples testimony. I repeat again as I have every time an article of this nature appears, It takes the testimony of two people against someone for the feds to get a conviction. Everyone needs to wake up to this fact and what is going on. Cops that do this are bigger criminals than the people they try to lock up. Informants are the worst form of scum to walk this earth and the use of their testimony needs to be substantiated with evidence. Most drug cases are based on dry conspiracies. No drugs were ever found or can be linked to the person other than those a snitch testifies to buying at some time.
Bond James Bond

Tucson, AZ

#2 Sep 4, 2007
Look, if the government doesn't have snitches, how are these losers gonna fend for themselves? These snitches, will be on the welfare rolls, if we don't use them.
Been There

Dothan, AL

#3 Sep 4, 2007
Good that is where they should be. You fail to understand that the snitches are used to put innocent people in prison. Their lives and those of their family are ruined and are in fact the ones who will end up on wellfare. The snitches need to quit using drugs and get real jobs. The government needs to start doing real work and not rely on false testimony in order to make a case.
thin blue line

Pittsburgh, PA

#4 Feb 24, 2008
The Sheriff should go to jail, directly to jail, do not pass go. Maybe get a cellmate who's in for dealing crack? These dirty cops, and the cops who turn their backs on the dirty cops, should be hung for treason.
THE THIN BLUE LINE OF BEING A CRIMINAL!
Stricken

Sumter, SC

#5 Sep 8, 2008
Drug dealers need to stop breathing. They ruin lives and if not for "snitches" a good many would never be caught. Thats what is wrong with society today...everyone keeps to themselves...let the druggies, molestors, etc...just walk on by. Dirty snithches, corrupt officers all of these people need to disappear! And if you do "tell" what you know you may end up being termed a "liar" or worse have the corrupy police come down on you for saying what you know! I know all about it. There is no hope for the good people. We are all in the same sinking boat.

“You know Harumph loves you”

Since: Sep 08

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#6 Sep 10, 2008
How do you know all about it Stricken?
Gooden

Bolivar, OH

#7 Sep 13, 2008
Why do you care harumph? Worried someone is watching you? Worried someone may snitch on you? What is it that you do that makes you so interested?

“You know Harumph loves you”

Since: Sep 08

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#8 Sep 14, 2008
Gooden wrote:
Why do you care harumph? Worried someone is watching you? Worried someone may snitch on you? What is it that you do that makes you so interested?
haha it's funny that so many replies against me come from lucas. As for being told on.... nah, I don't let others know what I do, which is nothing.

why do you care what I do?
HATR

Bolivar, OH

#9 Sep 14, 2008
I care because the community cares. We need to get scum like you off of our streets, and if we have to use informants to do it, well I say so be it!!!
There's someone watching you right now "dumplin"

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