Orange County's `spit and acquit' pla...

Orange County's `spit and acquit' plan sparks fears

There are 2 comments on the Long Beach Press-Telegram story from Apr 15, 2009, titled Orange County's `spit and acquit' plan sparks fears. In it, Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that:

A program that allows Orange County defendants charged with some misdemeanors and low-level drug felonies to go free in exchange for a DNA sample worries some judges and defense attorneys, who say it raises questions about abuses of power and public safety.

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#1 Apr 16, 2009
"the dismissed charges have included drug felonies such as simple possession of heroin or cocaine and possession of methamphetamine and low-level misdemeanors, such as petty theft and driving with a suspended license. "

Better for the court system to "swallow and follow" than "spit and acquit".

Just ask the three dead people about how well the enforcement is going on suspended licenses.

Victorville, CA

#2 Apr 16, 2009
Due to the continuing "sanctuary city" problem in Los Angeles, the only thing that will change the pattern of rampant crime would be "abort and deport."

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