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    lewisipso is offline Injustice/Indifference/In God we trust
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    Dallas man sues after what he thought was 'clean' alias lands him in jail for months

    Mario Miramontes figured during the traffic stop that he could conceal his arrest warrant by giving the police officer the name of his cousin – a 25-year-old husband and father who he believed had no scrapes with the law. After all, he had used the name before when in a legal bind.

    But Miramontes' plan backfired badly when it turned out the cousin also had a warrant – on charges that he had fondled an underage relative. Still, Miramontes, 22, of Dallas, felt that the error would be discovered when his fingerprints were run at the jail. His parole violation would result in some time behind bars and then he would be released.

    It didn't happen that way. Instead, Miramontes spent 13 months in the Dallas County Jail without access to a lawyer or court hearing for almost the entire time before the mistake was discovered. He is now suing the county, Sheriff Lupe Valdez and District Attorney Craig Watkins for ignoring his repeated pleas for help after the 2007 arrest.

    "I thought his name was clean," Miramontes said about his cousin, Christopher Ayala, before hanging up and promising to call back. He never did.

    Dallas man sues after what he thought was 'clean' alias lands him in jail for months | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Latest News
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    duh...

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    Stupid is as stupid does. Thats some good Karma there. I hope the judge throws out his lawsuit quickly and lets him know that he brought all the problems on his own, then start his probation violation time from that moment, no credit for the previous time served.
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    Next time use the name "Osama bin Laden" , you freaking idiot.
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    "oh, well since you thought his name was clean, all is forgiven..."

    dumbass...

    seriously? folks think this crap holds water? I tell people all the time, a lawyer is going to tell you what you want to hear so (s)he can get your money... that's the bottom line...
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