Law Enforcement: This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

Another jail guard gets caught, a Michigan narc cops a plea, so does an Arizona cop, and a North Carolina deputy is going to prison. Let's get to it:

In Boston, Texas, a Bowie County jail guard was arrested last Friday after she got caught trying to smuggle marijuana into the jail. Bowie County Correctional Officer Amber Nicole Hinds, 20, went down when jail authorities ordered a search of all employees entering the jail. Hinds moved to the back of the line, and her fellow guards ratted her out. Authorities found marijuana on her person when they searched her. The charges she faces are as yet unspecified.

In Tucson, Arizona, a former South Tucson police lieutenant pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling more than $560,000 from the city and the police department. Richard Robles Garcia admitted taking funds from 2004 to 2008, when he was fired after an audit. He used his position as head of the department's evidence room and asset forfeiture program to turn the funds into his own personal bank, using them to pay off gambling debts, he admitted.

In Benton Harbor, Michigan, a former Benton Harbor narcotics officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of drug trafficking. Andrew Thomas Collins, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of crack cocaine. He faces a minimum of five years in prison and a maximum of 40 years, plus a fine of $2,000. Collins was arrested in February 2008 after being caught in possession of crack cocaine and other drugs. He admitted repeatedly failing to report seized drugs, instead keeping them for himself and falsely reporting he had made controlled drug purchases. Local prosecutors have announced they had to drop a number of drug cases because they were tainted by Collins.

In Yadkinville, North Carolina, a former Yadkin County deputy was sentenced to at least 34 months in prison Monday for embezzling funds from the department, peddling Oxycontin, and falsely telling people he had cancer in a bid to raise funds for his "treatment." Former Deputy Darrell Thornton pleaded guilty to 10 counts of embezzlement, two counts of attempting to traffic in opium and OxyContin, one count of obtaining property by false pretenses and common-law forgery. The pleas were part of a deal with prosecutor Fred Bauer in which eight counts of larceny by an employee were dropped and all the guilty pleas were merged into four charges for sentencing. Thornton stole $4,200 in drug buy money, as well as receiving $1,800 from a fundraiser for his nonexistent cancer and its supposed treatment. His attorney said the one-time narcotics officer had developed an addiction to Oxycontin in the course of treatment for medical problems.

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The so Called War on Drugs

Marijuana has never been a Class 1 drug and never will be. No one has ever died from a marijuana overdose, It has never been proved that a single death was a direct cause of marajuana use. Marijuana stays in your system for 30 plus days and people have lost jobs because of being accused of marijuana use when in fact they may not have used it in weeks. It is organizations like yours that produces mis-information that continues to fuel the so-calle war on drugs which is another way of dressing up socialism. No governing body has the riight to dictate to me or anyone else what they can or can not do with their person. Many of the people operating this web site are child molesters, alcoholics, spouse abusers and even worse.drug users. But you will never let the public know. Your glass house in finished. you can stop throwing stone.

Who are you to judge?

How is being a drug user worse than being a child molester? I use drugs sometimes to get high after a stressful month. I have a great job and make over 90,000 a year. I'm not harming anyone. Who are you to judge me for that. We all have vices.

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Cannabis use

Do you have piss tests were you work?

read it again!

Just reread the post. He is saying everyone on this site IS a child molester,etc. It initially it sounds like he supports the cause. The, two, main comments don't seem to rationally go together, even though they are in the same post.The person is in the middle of a brain fart, at the least! But, More likely psychotic. I tend to agree with the guy below. He needs to get back on his meds!

Somebody needs to get back on their meds....

Given the above incoherent and outright confusing post I sincerely hope that you will go back to your doctor and discuss getting placed back on the medications you obviously need.


My thoughts exactly. It looks like a person with multiple personalities wrote this, one moment agreeing with, and the next moment condemning the site!

RE: the so called war on drugs

drug users are nothing near child molesters. they shouldn't even be criminals. marijuana isn't anywhere near as bad as alcohol or tobacco for your system. you say that "No one has ever died from a marijuana overdose, It has never been proved that a single death was a direct cause of marajuana use. Marijuana stays in your system for 30 plus days and people have lost jobs because of being accused of marijuana use when in fact they may not have used it in weeks" this makes it sound like you support legalized bud yet you go on to say that drug users are like child molesters. fuck you. this war on drugs is pure profit for the government and it's because of ignorant people like you that there is even a war on the citizens of this once-great country. if marijuana was legalized tomorrow, our economic problems would disappear in a plume of sweet smelling smoke. 100s of thousands, if not millions of people would instantly get jobs working on farms, working in hash bars, transporting from point A to point B. Tourism would spike and America would reach a new level as a world leader.

Every day the American government turns on its own people: They jail us, they hunt us, and they kill us. It's time to stop this war.

It's not even a war, it's a terrorist act commited

by domestic terrorists, more accurately government, sponsored terrorism. There used to be a fine line between police work, and terrorism, now there's no line, and there's laws to promote these acts on the citizens, and courts that enforce terrorist regimes, like the DEA, sheriff's,SWAT, and others.
Laws that cause harm, aren't "laws", they're "agenda". Laws that cause death, aren't "laws", they're contracts. Laws that jail nonviolent citizens, aren't "laws", they're criminal acts. Laws that disregard rights, aren't "laws", they're acts of terrorism.
What's so different from what Saadam did to his people, to what the government is doing here? Only difference is we have many "Saadams", not just one. And all ours are alive, and thriving on the misery of others, along with stolen property, money, and complete disregard of constitutional rights.
And we don't consider the USA a terrorist regime? C'mon.

I completely agree

The government and its employee are corrupt.

Come on people wake up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Personal Defense
It is above question that each individual holds the unalienable right to completely own and manage his or her body. No one is more qualified than you to manage your body responsibly and with dignity. The silly assumption that government personnel, who make as many mistakes as everyone else, can successfully manage their bodies AND yours shows the unmatched ignorance of government officials, especially judges and prosecutors.
Constitutional Defense
The Fourth, Ninth, and Tenth Amendments of the Bill of Rights make it clear that government has no authority to own or manage our bodies. Individual ownership rights extend to decisions for your body, defense of your body, health care choices, privacy, gun possession on your person, body decoration, alternative medicines and supplements, vaccinations, and more. Laws claiming government ownership of your body demonstrate that the greatest threat to human rights is always from one’s own government.

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. *Me I discuss ideas, *average minds discuss events and *small minds discuss people! Government and idiots

Known Corrupted Cops
Officer Bacigalupi #30878
Officer Sery #36878
All officers that worked or collaborated with Bacigalupi #30878.
Officer John Hughes #45063
However, I would bet there are so many more.


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