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Bob

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Jun 19, 2012
 

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Robin Red wrote:
Corruption at Palatka Police!!! Gary Getchell Chief of Police reported to be involved in a DUI cover up for City Manager.

The first part of the,year, then City Manager Boyington attended a party after hours at Palatka Ford, he was driving his city issued car.

He wrecked in the parking lot when he left; a city officer was dispatched but Gary Getchell had the officer canceled and told the city manager to leave the area, to avoid being arrested
For 4 days later Gary Getchell had the Administration Sgt.(who does not work calls or accidents)(someone who will do what gary tells him) to do a report on the crash, and by that time of course, the city manager was sober.
State law requires the crash to be reported immediatley plus that is teh policy of the police dept. All this can be confirmed by chacking phone calls made and dispatch recordings.
you should publish the cad calls and report, FDLE should be called, Getchell should be fired or suspended while they investigate, come on PDN do your damn job!
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Jun 19, 2012
 
Robin Red wrote:
Corruption at Palatka Police!!! Gary Getchell Chief of Police reported to be involved in a DUI cover up for City Manager.

The first part of the,year, then City Manager Boyington attended a party after hours at Palatka Ford, he was driving his city issued car.

He wrecked in the parking lot when he left; a city officer was dispatched but Gary Getchell had the officer canceled and told the city manager to leave the area, to avoid being arrested
For 4 days later Gary Getchell had the Administration Sgt.(who does not work calls or accidents)(someone who will do what gary tells him) to do a report on the crash, and by that time of course, the city manager was sober.
State law requires the crash to be reported immediatley plus that is teh policy of the police dept. All this can be confirmed by chacking phone calls made and dispatch recordings.
someone should tell the acting city manager Mayor Vernon Myers or was the Mayor already at the party?
Robin Red

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Jun 19, 2012
 

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It was a party of the palatka's big wigs, so i wouldnt doubt if the sheriff was there also.

Do you think the PDN checks this site,

we know gary getchell does all the time

as gary would use to say he is caught in the Vortex such a hypocrit

it is obvious a cover up because gary has an admin staff who does not work calls , go and do a report 4 days later, gary knew that should another officer investigate it, there would be more questions asked,,
this is the same officer that had a ticket voided for a state employee who works at the court house,, all illegal and against policy
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Jun 19, 2012
 

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Robin Red wrote:
It was a party of the palatka's big wigs, so i wouldnt doubt if the sheriff was there also.
Do you think the PDN checks this site,
we know gary getchell does all the time
as gary would use to say he is caught in the Vortex such a hypocrit
it is obvious a cover up because gary has an admin staff who does not work calls , go and do a report 4 days later, gary knew that should another officer investigate it, there would be more questions asked,,
this is the same officer that had a ticket voided for a state employee who works at the court house,, all illegal and against policy
The running joke inside PPD is that all those speeches Getchell gives about morality and honesty is just him trying to convince everyone and himself that he is an honest person of good moral character when the opposite is quite obvious.

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#48
Jun 20, 2012
 
I see that Getchell made it to the final five.
I feel the flames rising!
Funny how they brought out their old cronies (Bush, Hedstrom, Smith and Flagg) to make the decision of who'll be our next CM. That tells me it will be Getchell.
The next set of interviews are to be held the week of July 9th.

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Jun 20, 2012
 
Bob wrote:
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you should publish the cad calls and report, FDLE should be called, Getchell should be fired or suspended while they investigate, come on PDN do your damn job!
Forget PDN - they'll tell you what they think you should know.

Wait until I get my hands on the info!

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Jun 20, 2012
 
Robin Red wrote:
It was a party of the palatka's big wigs, so i wouldnt doubt if the sheriff was there also.
Do you think the PDN checks this site,
we know gary getchell does all the time
as gary would use to say he is caught in the Vortex such a hypocrit
it is obvious a cover up because gary has an admin staff who does not work calls , go and do a report 4 days later, gary knew that should another officer investigate it, there would be more questions asked,,
this is the same officer that had a ticket voided for a state employee who works at the court house,, all illegal and against policy
Was MN the admin Sgt. who did Boynton's report and also voided the ticket for the state employee who works at the court house (SA's office?)? I ask because I see MN, who had me fooled for a while, being Getchell's do-boy.

Can you

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#51
Jun 20, 2012
 
Oops on 'Can you', I had changed my mind about asking for incident dates, but didn't fully erase it.

We'll find them.
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Jun 20, 2012
 
The Palatka Corruption wrote:
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Was MN the admin Sgt. who did Boynton's report and also voided the ticket for the state employee who works at the court house (SA's office?)? I ask because I see MN, who had me fooled for a while, being Getchell's do-boy.
Can you
That is exactly what Newcomb is. That and a joke!!
Robin Red

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Jun 20, 2012
 
yes and the employee worked at teh public defenders office, when the sgt told teh issuing officer to void the ticket, the officer refused, saying it was not right, well the sgt took the ticket and has it voided ticket was given to FD get it? supposingly teh sgt () was given written discipline and that was it,, so it should be on file but when a sgt asks for FHP to work a crash on one of thier in his patrol car, gary getchello suspends him, and quickly cahnges the policy that had stated that another agency will be called to inviestigate such cases liek that to avoid conflict of interest,

all public records, and they cant ask you your name, reason why, or where you live, all they can say is the cost, its a violation of Florida ST and a misdeamenor crime if they refuse or require you to give you namje,,, if they do, just call Florida Attoeney General Pam Bondi
Robin Red

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Jun 20, 2012
 
sorry FW at public defenders
Robin Red

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Jun 20, 2012
 
my health does not allow me to leave home often plus i have two children i am raising, or i would have gotten the copies myself, all of it is documented and teh crash report will be on file, they cannot refuse to giove it to you

wee have enjoyed the photobuckets that palatka cooruption has psoted in the past Keep it up,,

word is that the dui cover up done by gary getchell has been sent to teh mayor and comms

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Jun 21, 2012
 
Robin Red wrote:
.... but when a sgt asks for FHP to work a crash on one of thier in his patrol car, gary getchello suspends him, and quickly cahnges the policy that had stated that another agency will be called to inviestigate such cases liek that to avoid conflict of interest,
This Sgt., Cornell Brown, is a dirty POS anyway. He's the one several years ago who falsified reports and tried to frame Roxanne Weeks for the capital felony charge of Murder, for which you can be PUT TO DEATH. Weeks went to the Chief, Asst. Chief, Mayor, Comms., City Attorney, City Manager, and the SA - but they ALL were part of the cover-up or looked the other way. It's not 'poetic justice' that they would cover up such an egregious act for Brown, then use him at their convenience when they needed a scapegoat in the Sapp incident. And they're sure not going to do anything about their pal Boynton committing DUI w/property damage - just like they didn't do anything about Sapp's. Or the 26 unlawful arrest Sapp made. Or the fact that Getchell hired Sapp, instead of obeyin FL law by arresting him on the outstanding capias on a drug charge. In my opinion, this trash we have for local 'officials' would probably eat their own children if it served their purpose. That's why I say get rid of ALL of them, and RE ELECT NO ONE.

Brown was not actually suspended in the Sapp incident, but received one day loss of vacation pay in lieu of one day suspension. And not because he wanted to call FHP. Getchell had to use somebody as the fall guy when a complaint was made, by another officer's wife, about Getchell himself not allowing the on-scene officers to call FHP when they asked, violating his own policy. Once that complaint was made Getchell probably knew he'd then have to explain why Sapp got off with a careless driving ticket, so four days later he called for an IA investigation and blamed Brown and two others for failing to arrest Sapp, even though Getchell was present that night and had Sapp driven home. The other two officers received written reprimands. Why they put up with it, instead of standing together as the officers of St. Aug. Beach PD did against their dirty Chief, is a mystery. So they'll probably go down with him.

Oddly, Newcomb did a good investigation on Sapp resulting in additional charges, even though he failed to discover Sapp's capias or that he wasn't authorized to make arrests. That was just luck due to a stupid slip on Getchell's part by letting the cat out of the bag. Newcomb is in over his head on a different matter - so this Boynton coverup and the voided ticket will just add to a quicker end for his career. I use to think he was one of the few good guys, especially since our mutual friends in LE spoke highly of him, but he's either had everyone fooled until recently, or let Getchell compromise his integrity
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#57
Jul 4, 2012
 
I hear Getchell did not get the City Manager job. That is good fornthe city but I feel bad for the officers at PPD.

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