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Cop Pestered NFL Running Back While Mother-in-Law Passed Away in Hospital

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by write then drink, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4017382

    very sad story out of suburban Dallas

    nobody deserves what Ryan Moats went through, to be denied a last chance to spend a moment with a family member because of some power-tripping cop

    moats is an all-time great kid

    this cop should be thrown in prison
  2. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

  3. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Cop is an asshole but prison? What is the charge?
  4. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Being a jackass is not against the law.
  5. A non-celebrity variation on the same story...

    Wayne Ables knew his car tag had expired at the end of February.

    That wasn't a priority in the early morning hours of March 12. His only concern was getting his ailing 83-year-old mother to the hospital.

    So when a Shelby County Sheriff's deputy stopped him for an expired tag, he thought the officer would let him get his mother to Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett, less than a mile away. He even suggested the deputy follow him and write the ticket there.

    The deputy, whom the department has not identified, declined, according to Ables, and began checking Ables' license and insurance while calling an ambulance to take Vernice Ables from the scene.

    Meanwhile, the elderly woman's condition worsened. Her breathing became shallow, her body stiffened and her face slumped onto her walking stick.

    "She pretty much died in the back seat of my car," Ables said.
  6. melock

    melock Well-Known Member

    All of this is disgusting. Absolutely disgusting.
  7. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    That is a lawsuit. It has to be.
  8. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    At what point does common sense kick in? I swear some people in this world are born without it, or can never see the big picture around them.
  9. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Absolute power corrupts. I applaud Moats' wife and her great aunt for ignoring the cop.
    Also, the cop knew he fucked up when the nurses came out. That's why he sat in the car and said he was almost through.
    The fucker should be fired.
  10. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    This board has a word that applies: douchenozzle.
  11. kingcreole

    kingcreole Active Member

    Awful stories. I thought the duty of police officers is to keep people protect and serve, or whatever the hell they call it. The cop in the second story that pompano linked did not protect. The Dallas cop did not serve.

    Both are fireable offenses.
  12. prhack

    prhack Member

    You hit the nail on the head. Jerk should be fired right now; do not pass go, do not collect $200.

    Cop is right about one thing; attitude is everything, and his absolutely stinks. Hope he gets exactly what's coming to him.
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