“HE WHO ACCEPTS EVIL WITHOUT PROTESTING AGAINST IT IS REALLY CO-OPERATING WITH IT!”

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Well family and friends, it’s time to hit the keyboard again. With the Frank Carson preliminary hearing in recess there is still a lot going on in that sleepy little Central Valley California farm town that Newsweek called it several years ago. Several things so get ready!

If you’ve been following all the commentaries that are being posted on backstorynews.com or privateinvestigatoryates.com, you are familiar with the prosecutorial misconduct being perpetrated by the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office. There are many appealable errors being made by the District Attorney’s Office on a nearly daily basis.

Some of the errors are using felons, ex-felons, soon to be felons and other undesirables as their star witnesses. CDDA Ferreira had stated an open court that none of these dregs of society had been offered any consideration in exchange for their favorable testimony against the Carson 8. As noted in prior commentaries, the defense attorney for Michael Cooley and Ronald Cooper Junior testified in court that to the contrary, both of his clients have been offered deals for their testimony. I will state again that his sworn testimony made Ferreira a BALD-FACED LIAR!

Although defense attorneys requested sanctions against Ferreira which would normally be perjury and at the least contempt of court, Judge Zuniga took no action against her at that time. There have been law enforcement personnel that have testified who also gave false testimony.

One of the major actors is a person that we call Cap’n Crunch Bunch. When he has been caught prevaricating (Lying) under oath, he and others merely say “I misspoke” or I was “incorrect”. If you or I lied and said I “misspoke “or was “incorrect”, they would call it perjury and arrest us for a felony. See two examples of lies covered up below.

August 8, 2016 – Here we get into Cap’n Crunch Bunch committing perjury, whoops I mean being “incorrect “as you will see. When asked again by Hans Hjertonsson if he had said that Brian Woody had said that Baljit Athwal was doing security, Bunch admitted that he had said that on the stand. Now, Bunch looked destroyed on the stand. Bunch admits that his testimony was “Incorrect” about Robert Woody, Daljit Atwal, and Baljit Athwal being on the Carson property that night. My, my, my, my, my!

January 5, 2016 – Martha Carlton Magana then stated that documents show that Patrick Hampton continually provides information to authorities.

Deputy DA Ferreira then stated that she misspoke when she stated that Patrick Hampton was a “cellie” to a murder suspect when actually Hampton was an elevator operator. I wonder if Hampton had a hard time remembering the route.

One of the main and possibly most important example of egregious gross prosecutorial misconduct is the fact that even though having been ordered to by Judge Manoukian 16 months ago, to turn over all the discovery to the defense attorneys, Ferreira and her minions have been releasing exculpatory evidence but only one pressed by the defense who discovers much of the exculpatory evidence themselves. In the layman’s mind this is a direct violation of Brady versus Maryland which requires that all exculpatory evidence be provided to the defense.

On January 1, 2017, a law went into effect making it a felony for prosecutors to withhold exculpatory evidence not provided in a timely manner. On December 22 nine days before the new law went into effect, Ferreira comes in the court and states that they magically found approximately 102 more videos and recordings that had not been turned over. And then magically again on December 29 approximately 22 more were released to the defense attorneys. Got to get in under the wire!

It was at that point that the judge OR’d the three defendants who remained in custody. It is virtually unheard of that any jurist would release three people charged with murder with special circumstances out on their own recognizance. This move by Judge Zuniga struck fear in the hearts of all of those who are part of this malicious prosecution. And believe me, they know who they are. We know who they are. I’m certain they had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s Eve. McDonald’s is hiring. But Cap’n Crunch can’t wear his gun while flipping burgers.

The Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office has a history of failing to provide exculpatory evidence in a case. You can research the AJ Pontillo persecution case in which they withheld evidence that could’ve proved his innocence. And there have been others and it is still going on as evidenced by the article below.

An April preliminary hearing could be delayed for Martin Martinez, who is accused of killing his girlfriend, Amanda Crews, along with her two daughters, his mother and his niece.

Martinez appeared briefly in court Tuesday morning.

Chief Deputy Public Defender Sonny Sandhu, one of Martinez’s court-appointed attorneys, told the judge the defense is continuing to receive evidence collected by the prosecution. So far, the defense has received about 10,000 pages of documents, he said.

Sandhu told the judge the defense might need more time to review this evidence as more of it is handed over. This could possibly delay the start of the preliminary hearing, which is used to determine whether there’s enough evidence for Martinez to stand trial.

Does any of this have a ring of familiarity about it? This type of conduct by the District Attorney’s Office is not unusual, it is the norm. I guess the grand Pooh Bah sitting up on the sixth floor who has never attended one day of the Frank Carson hearing feels she is immune from being held accountable. WRONG!

RESIGNATIONS TERMINATIONS RECALL

DRAIN THE SWAMP

The Dist. Atty. needs to realize that she “cannot un-ring the bell” or “put the genie back in the bottle”. The word is getting out and it is becoming known that if you step on the toes of the Dist. Atty., you too could face malicious prosecution and sit in jail as an innocent person. At what cost?

I wish to go on record as I have in numerous other commentaries that have been posted. I spent 27 years in law enforcement and fully support all legitimate and unbiased law enforcement in our country, state, county and city dedicated men and women who put their lives on the line 24 hours a day to protect us. The three keywords in my commentary are “legitimate”, “dedicated” and “unbiased”. I totally reject an agenda driven prosecution whose sole purpose is not to find justice, but to decimate the lives, reputations and physical well-being of innocent people and the most recent being the Frank Carson 8 persecution.

Several months ago, County supervisor Jim De Martini appeared on Mayor Sabatino’s Back Story radio show.

August 12, 2016 – Obviously DeMartini would like to be able to use the excuse that he had had a few martinis before he spoke on Back Story News radio. During that interview, Mr. DeMartini stated that there had been in excess of $3 million spent on a prosecution that the Dist. Atty. cannot win.

Mr. DeMartini also mentioned on the audio that he had heard that there were a bunch of less than desirable people as witnesses that were drug addicts, thieves, and convicts. He also said, If she loses the case she might as well pack her bags.

De Martini was interviewed in his office by Ferreira and Bunch as a result of his appearance on the Back Story News radio.

In response to defend her many witnesses, Ferreira chimed in, “Oh no. There are less than 15 of those”. Unless she’s proud that she thinks she has less than 15 dirt bags as witnesses.

Gee Ferreira. Only 15? Tweaking, drug dealing, thieves, embezzling, felons, soon to be felons and other assorted trash prosecution witnesses? Really? Really? Be careful Mrs. Pinocchio, your nose is growing. I began to look through the Ramey warrant that it took the second judge to stick his neck out and sign. I stopped counting at 21. I would think that Ferreira would be proud of the gaggle of criminal dregs of society that are the basis for her case

OUCH! Now you’ve done it Jim. You are fair game now.

April 13, 2016 – When Mme. district attorney went into Judge Zeff’s court to advise that this preliminary hearing was lasting longer than she thought it would and told Judge Zeff that at that moment there appeared to be a “dark cloud “over the Kauffman case. Judge Zeff quickly responded “At the moment or from the very beginning?”

It appears that County Supervisor De Martini, Judge Zeff and many other county residents feel that there is something ominous looming on the horizon for this case. Maybe some of the powers that be need to take heed of what influential citizens and regular citizens feel regarding this case. Just saying…

After De Martini spoke on the radio show the Dist. Atty. dispatched the dynamic duo of Cap’n Crunch Bunch and Ferreira to intim, interr interview De Martini to try to get his perspective on why he said what he did. Bad boy, bad boy! Whatcha’ gonna do when they come for you? Below are some cuts and pastes from a commentary on the date highlighted.

August 12, 2016 – Getting back to Mr. DeMartini, the dynamic duo in listening to the audio shows that Mr. DeMartini was squealing like a stuck pig with Special Agent Kirk Bunch handling the knife. Special Agent Kirk Bunch through leading questions got poor helpless Mr. DeMartini to say that some people will use anyone to get something out of it. Even cozy up to an alleged enemy.

Mr. De Martini said that Carmen Sabatino has an enemies list and never gives it a rest. Mr. DeMartini said that mostly it’s been the sheriff most of the time and the Modesto Bee is on the list too. De Martini went on to state that the sheriff, DA, Chamber of Commerce, Krausnick and Reagan Wilson are on it. De Martini said that Carmen has a little circle of enemies and goes around attacking them.

A circle of enemies Jim? Really Jim? Jim, some of those people you refer to as enemies may have had their hand in the cookie jar, used their position of power and influence for nefarious, reprehensible or immoral purposes. We will be talking about a bank created in Modesto, 300 acres of missing walnut trees and maybe a landfill lie.

Maybe a couple of the boys getting together for lunch at the old Sundial Restaurant then stated they had never met each other. Golly! It’s kind of like Cap’n Crunch Bunch and Ferreira meeting with Mr. Samra in Turlock to intimidate him and then tell him if he’s asked, to tell anyone that they were never there and it didn’t happen. You read more about that further down in this commentary. Its nine months until Halloween but skeletons are already pouring out of the closet. Oh no! I fear a zombie apocalypse! Imagine that! Things are tightening up in that quiet little central Valley farm town Modesto.

Then Special Agent Kirk Bunch is heard to ask “Am I on that list?” And De Martini says “Yeah”. Then Special Agent Kirk Bunch in all of his glory asks “Am I before you or after you on the list?” Guffaw, guffaw, guffaw. Then Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira seemingly out of nowhere since she has been so quiet during this whole intim, interr I mean interview explodes on the scene with this knee slapper, “I’m not even going to ask about me”. Guffaw, guffaw, guffaw. By the way, Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines “Guffaw” as: a loud or boisterous burst of laughter. My mother used to say that “Simple minds are easily amused”. Case in point.

So here we have poor supervisor Jim De Martini trying to pull his fat out of the fire because he spoke the truth on the radio show and the district attorney did not like it.

Can’t blame poor Jim. The DA has gone after a mayor, teacher at Modesto Junior College, a bail bond business owner, a prominent attorney, attorney’s wife and daughter, three California Highway Patrolmen and two business owners from Turlock. And they are innocent and justice will be coming for them in the very near future.

Being a County supervisor will not save you Jim if she thought you crossed her. But remember Jim, you will not have to worry too much because she has never been able to get a conviction in a major case.

Now that Frank Carson is out, you could retain him and not have to worry about her vindictive prosecution because you spoke the truth when asked. Too bad you couldn’t sprinkle a little of that honesty around the District Attorney’s Office.

There has been talk among some members of the community regarding a recall petition to oust the agenda driven Dist. Atty. because of her vindictive prosecution of several members of our community that she dislikes. She uses the authority of her office to have several members of her goon squad to intimidate people in order to try to bring charges against those she has disdain for.

She has spent $7 million of your tax dollars seeking the prosecution of eight innocent defendants she is trying to ruin. Attempts to make the Dist. Atty.’s office reveal how much has been spent on the Frank Carson persecution alone has resulted in her failure to disclose how much tax payers money has been wasted in her frivolous prosecutions. Why doesn’t the Board of Supervisors step in and demand to have the Dist. Atty. provide a spreadsheet showing all the costs of “FLADAGER’S FOLLIES”?

It has also been rumored that a large chunk of money that the Feds sent to Stanislaus County for gang suppression has been diverted into the Frank Carson persecution. Absolute power corrupts absolutely!

Misappropriation of federal funds sounds pretty serious to me. I heard that as a rumor while in the courtroom and have no personal knowledge. However if the Dist. Atty. wants to be transparent, I doubt she can, she should pony up an audit regarding all of the monies expended thus far.

Mayor Carmen Sabatino, Frank Drummond, AJ Pontillo and now Frank Carson. Because Mr. Carson has humiliated and ridiculed the ability of the Dist. Atty. to convict those three, she then directed staff to do whatever it takes to get Frank Carson out of her hair to stop making her look bad. Obviously, she’s been doing a good job of making herself look bad. The district attorney’s motto is “If you can’t beat em, book em!”

I’m going to give you one more example below of the type of vicious vindictive way the District Attorney’s Office punishes you if you do not say what they want you to say.

August 12, 2016 – We all remember that incident in which this dynamic duo went to Turlock to intim, interr I mean interview Mr. Samra before defense attorney Forkner could talk to him. After verbally beating Mr. Samra about the head shoulders and shins and when departing admonished him that “this didn’t happen” and “we weren’t here”.

So, that means that if someone asked Mr. Samra under oath if Special Agent Kirk Bunch and Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira were there, they would be guilty of a violation of California Penal Code section 127 a felony, subordination of perjury. What is this world coming to? We know at least here in Stanislaus County don’t we people. Just saying…

Then in court when Mr. Samra did not provide the answers that Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira wanted, she showed that she slept through the class on integrity and ethics and said to him “Don’t you have a warrant out for you?” Well he did have and they knew that a few days prior when they intim, interr I mean interviewied him at his business in Turlock. Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder could easily see that Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira did that as a vindictive punishment to teach him a lesson. What a cheap shot by Ferreira. DISGUSTING!

Do not be foolish enough to think that the Dist. Atty. is not completely aware of all the prosecutorial misconduct perpetrated by her minions. There is no doubt that they have staff meetings every day to try to minimize the damage that is happening to their case. Now that the worst has happened to them, with the judge’s release of three people accused of murder with special circumstances on their own recognizance, they are spending nights trying to do damage control.

Since the next election for district attorney is in 2018, approximately 22 months away, with the numerous civil lawsuits for millions and millions of dollars by the people whose lives she has ruined that will be pending, unless she is a whacko, she would not be foolish enough to try to run again.

She is not a wacko, but a cunning, devious and scheming politician. Not having read the mission statement of the District Attorney’s Office, I would venture to say that the words “truth” and “justice” do not appear therein. Now I may be wrong, they may be there to fool the electorate.

On to other news now. There has been a rumor circulating that one of the eight or nine investigators that have been involved in this malicious prosecution was involved, may be involved or is involved in some type of Workmen’s Compensation fraud. Don’t know anymore right now but I will keep my listening years on like a good “cub reporter”.

Speaking of “cub reporters”, I heard to the grapevine that that renowned cub reporter Jeff Jardine is the one that dropped a dime to Caltrans to file a complaint against Mayor Carmen Sabatino for an electronic sign that said “Recall Fladager” that had been located in front of his business on McHenry Avenue. Sounds to me like Jeff Jardine has Fladager’s back.

More on that will be coming out on the Back Story News. Since the sign was there for a week, apparently it was only important to Jeff Jardine. So, that kind of puts a “snitch jacket” on Jeff. So, if you’re gonna put an electronic sign up somewhere, don’t tell Jeff because you’ll snitch you off to somebody.

Next agenda item since I’m on a roll below.

September 10, 2016 – One of the things that was brought to my attention is that the Modesto Chamber of Commerce and I capitalize that name very loosely and not out of respect, has a boycott against Sabatino’s Ristorante. What a bunch of idiots. Only mindless Kool-Aid drinking sheeple, would let some puffed up self important buffoons tell them where they could eat. Really? Really?

Obviously, it’s not working you buffoons. The Ristorante is crowded continually and people keep coming back because of the fantastic food served there. The major bigwig political buffoons in the city and County resent that former Mayor Carmen Sabatino exposed skulduggery performed at taxpayers’ expense by certain influential, at least in their own minds, money grubbing developers and other schemers in the city and County.

As an addendum to the above captioned article I wrote in my commentary that date, I am going on record as saying that the Chamber of Commerce, and I again capitalize that name very loosely and not out of respect, should be ashamed of their egregious attempt to harm not only a restaurant serving wonderful food, but to TRY to harm the livelihood of 29 employees, 18 vendors providing goods to the restaurant and those people’s families.

I have reviewed the webpage of the Chamber of Commerce and after seeing all of the ”important executives” on the board, a reasonable person would suspect that very few if any have an income of less than six figures. I congratulate you all on your financial prowess.

The problem with that picture is that the board appears to be aloof from the average citizens of Modesto making less than six figures. With the Chamber of Commerce’s boycott of Sabatino’s Ristorante, because of some personal vendetta, much like the one the Dist. Atty. has against Frank Carson, it creates a woeful, sad and distasteful political climate.

In the commentary published on September 10, 2016, I called the chamber major bigwig political buffoons. The only thing I would add is that I now feel that you are holier than thou, we are better than you are, stuffed shirt hypocritical bureaucrats and should not be in any position of authority. It is because of people like you who are trying to tear down and harm people and small businesses instead of building them up, that Donald Trump was elected president. And I do thank you for that!

To further show your hatred and loathing for Mayor Carmen Sabatino, when he ran for mayor in the last election, your organization did not even have the common courtesy or decency to mention him in your magazine as a candidate. Disrespect like that and your attempted boycott, which is failing miserably by the way, and I know that must bother you, show your pattern of contemptuous, condescending and egregious conduct.

All of you who go along with this detestable behavior should be ashamed of yourself. And any people that might go along with your childish boycott of Sabatino’s, are nothing but weak minded Kool Aid drinking sheeple. Just don’t get me started.

HE WHO ACCEPTS EVIL WITHOUT PROTESTING AGAINST IT IS REALLY CO-OPERATING WITH IT!

Okay, I just can’t stop myself now that I’m on a roll so here goes some more.

June 6, 2016 – As Detective Evers and Special Agent Bunch began to talk to Baljit, Baljit took out his telephone and began to record the interview. When Special Agent Bunch and Evers saw that, Special Agent Bunch said “You know that’s illegal to do that?”. Being confronted by two law enforcement officers one being very large in stature and knowing if they had a badge they had guns, Baljit became intimidated by their authoritarian bearing. Baljit immediately turned his phone off and stopped recording not knowing what to expect from these two if he did not stop”.

This is another example of the jackbooted thug behavior that Bunch and his minions employ to try to intimidate, threaten, harass, badger and bully citizens. All of you reading this commentary need to take heed. This very type of egregious misconduct could happen to you because there is apparently no “off” switch to throw on the storm troopers. Their supervisors certainly don’t make any attempt to stop these violations of civil rights and in fact probably condone their behavior.

In both of these instances the common denominator seems to be Special Agent Bunch who feels he has a green light to use any tactics he deems necessary to again harass, intimidate and terrorize citizens. It is known that Cap’n Crunch Bunch cannot function without his gun. Sometime back a deputy Dist. Atty. had something to say about Bunch’s use of his gun. Those of you who are familiar with that situation know what I mean. So, let’s further explore guns.

March 19, 2016 – If you look at the video of the raid that Kirk Bunch and “Bunch’s Marauders” including Steve Jacobson made on AJ Puntillo’s office, you will see the same Jack booted Nazi thug type of behavior including Bunch waving around a gun in the office. AJ Pontillo’s picture was not on the post office wall but maybe Bunch’s should be with the caption armed and dangerous.

As I mentioned in my prior commentary, if something isn’t done by the district attorney to quell her investigators tide of terrorism, anyone reading this is subject to the same treatment. So, beware out there John Q and Jane Q Public! YOU MAY BY NEXT!!! We should be scared. Also as I said in a prior post, if the police stopped to question you make no statement whatsoever. Tell them to arrest you and you will call your attorney. Remember, if there has been a crime committed and they think you had something to do with it, they are not your friends. Say nothing! Just saying…

During the armed invasion of Frank Carson’s office by Bunch, Navarro and Evers, Bunch and Navarro while harassing Frank Carson in his conference room made sure that Frank Carson knew they were armed as Frank Carson reported in his call to 911. I decided to do a little research on people who advertise that they are armed with a gun rather than in fact appear unarmed and their motivation for doing so.

Having breezed through a couple of articles in Psychiatric Times, I found a couple of articles interesting.:

“Freud and Jung offered some basic interpretations. For instance, in their shape, guns can be an obvious phallic symbol. – See more at: http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/blogs/psychology-guns

Men, whether intentional or not, tend to confuse their guns for their penises. The bigger the gun/penis, the more masculine they are. Guns have become penis extensions, if not penis substitutes, and the phallic similarities are obvious. From a very early age, men are taught that guns are a manly-man guy thing. Hunting and shooting are manly activities, we’re told, and any dude who’s packing heat is a total badass because guns are badass.” Especially if you are a DA investigator. I wonder what caliber Cap’n Crunch Bunch thinks he is? Just wondering…

September 10, 2016 – One thing that comes to mind is the landfill boondoggle in which the taxpayers took it in the shorts for millions of dollars that went in somebody else’s pocket. Gee, I wonder whose. Then there was the land purchase by greedy buffoons of acres of what should have been producing trees. Almonds or walnuts it doesn’t matter. When the appraisal was done by whoever, the appraised price was for the land to have the trees in place. The city of course, paid the price as if the trees were still on the land. Nobody bothered to check it out. Guess what? NO TREES! So, there’s untold millions of dollars that someone greedy got to put in their pocket. I wonder who? Citizens of Modesto should wonder also.

This is so much fun let’s keep going. I see where Patrick McGrath and Kirk Bunch, now Special Agent Kirk Bunch were classmates in high school. Isn’t that sweet. Patrick McGrath stayed here in the area and through several business dealings or under-dealings, he managed to file bankruptcy in the amount of $3.2 million. Kirk Bunch wandered off from the Land of Oz to the big city of Pittsburg California. I’m sure he was doing well there on the police department but one has to wonder why did he leave? There are rumors flying around why and that the reason followed him here. But that’s only conjecture. Or is it? The Shadow knows.

So then here he comes back to Modesto and Capt. Kirk slides right into a position as a Dist. Atty. investigator. Then, the nefarious duo of Patrick McGrath Special and Agent Kirk bunch tried to take down Mayor Carmen Sabatino. Well through all of their hooks and crooks, shenanigans and lying, much to their chagrin and others of those politically connected, the jury hung and Mayor Carmen Sabatino walked. I heard they have an extra order of crying towels brought into the DAs office the day the Mayor got the hung jury. One jury member told the Bee that there was not enough evidence to convict him. No doubt they smelled several rats on the prosecution team during deliberations.

Where is the money from the illicit tree deal? Somebody took it. You can BANK on that, if you get my drift.

I can just picture McGrath and Cap’n Crunch sounding like Daffy Duck. SUFFERING SUCOTASH. DAD GUMMIT!! Does “Resigned with charges pending ring a bell around here? Hey, don’t kill the messenger.

January 20, 2017 6:13 AM – This is an excerpt from a Modesto Bee newspaper article which shows the continuing prosecutorial misconduct of the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office in other cases in addition to the Frank Carson case.

This is becoming a sickening pattern but has been going on for many years when you review major cases that the district attorney has lost due to their low life standard of conduct. So let’s look at this latest rape of justice perpetrated by the Fladager Mob.

Carson appeared with Cutler on Thursday morning in front of Stanislaus Superior Court Judge Scott Steffen. Carson asked the court to consider removing the District Attorney’s Office because it has withheld exculpatory evidence in Cutler’s case. (The state attorney general’s office would step in.)

I would comment that there is no attorney in California who is more versed in the malicious acts of the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office regarding Brady versus Maryland violations. The District Attorney’s Office has to be slapped with sanctions to put a stop to their egregious conduct.

I don’t mean financial sanctions because that just hurts us taxpayers. I am talking about state bar license suspensions, revocations time behind bars so they can feel the frustration and feeling of hopelessness because of the malicious acts of an egotistical holier than thou mentality. She/they need a taste of their own medicine. Business as usual for the District Attorney’s Office.

“Frankly, I don’t intend to tolerate it. And I hope the court doesn’t tolerate it, either,” Carson told the judge.

Carson argued that the prosecution had not, until now, revealed that Bolton was a heroin addict. He said the prosecution had withheld a copy of the letter from a methadone clinic. Methadone is a narcotic used as a heroin substitute in the treatment of heroin addiction.

Oh no! Tell me it isn’t so! The District Attorney’s Office withholding exculpatory evidence? Of course that’s not really news as we have known for years. This is nearly 2 years after the alleged crime occurred. When the People’s representative continually violates the law while trying to get a conviction to display before the Board of Supervisors to obtain more funding it is callous, coldhearted and insensitive. But for a self-serving, egotistical and arrogant person lacking compassion, it comes easy.

The defense attorney also said the prosecution has not provided the results of a toxicology test on Bolton. Carson said the toxicology results are crucial and that this case should not proceed without them.

Carson argued that withholding information in Cutler’s case is part of a pattern of behavior by the District Attorney’s Office on “serious homicide cases.”

Deputy District Attorney Tracy Roland told the judge that the toxicology report should be completed within the next two weeks, and Cutler’s two-day preliminary hearing was scheduled to begin Thursday and expected to conclude on another date.

“The toxicology report should be completed within the next two weeks?” Really? Really? It has been 22 months since the alleged crime occurred. Other than wishing to frustrate the ability of a defense attorney to adequately defend his client, what reasonable explanation could there be for this egregious delay? NONE! If it takes two weeks for the Dist. Atty.’s laboratory to complete a toxicology report, they need to find a new laboratory. It is a good probability that they just requested the toxicology report two days ago. Am I being facetious? I will let you decide.

As I said before, no one knows firsthand more than Frank Carson about the pattern of conduct of the District Attorney’s Office in withholding exculpatory evidence. The damning effect of the District Attorney’s Office’s failure to provide discovery in a timely manner is unconscionable, unreasonable and morally unacceptable.

It is way past time for “We the People” make a dramatic change in the District Attorney’s Office. We cannot allow these travesties of justice, unfairness and inequality to permeate our County anymore.

I am sorry that this commentary was so short but I will try to improve on the next one.

I will leave you with this Scripture: Isaiah 54:17 But in that coming day, no weapon turned against you shall succeed, and you will have justice against every courtroom lie. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord. This is the blessing I have given you, says the Lord. Amen.

“HE WHO ACCEPTS EVIL WITHOUT PROTESTING AGAINST IT IS REALLY CO-OPERATING WITH IT!”

By Warren Yates

Well family and friends, it’s time to hit the keyboard again. With the Frank Carson preliminary hearing in recess there is still a lot going on in that sleepy little Central Valley California farm town that Newsweek called it several years ago. Several things so get ready!

If you’ve been following all the commentaries that are being posted on backstorynews.com or privateinvestigatoryates.com, you are familiar with the prosecutorial misconduct being perpetrated by the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office. There are many appealable errors being made by the District Attorney’s Office on a nearly daily basis.

Some of the errors are using felons, ex-felons, soon to be felons and other undesirables as their star witnesses. CDDA Ferreira had stated an open court that none of these dregs of society had been offered any consideration in exchange for their favorable testimony against the Carson 8. As noted in prior commentaries, the defense attorney for Michael Cooley and Ronald Cooper Junior testified in court that to the contrary, both of his clients have been offered deals for their testimony. I will state again that his sworn testimony made Ferreira a BALD-FACED LIAR!

Although defense attorneys requested sanctions against Ferreira which would normally be perjury and at the least contempt of court, Judge Zuniga took no action against her at that time. There have been law enforcement personnel that have testified who also gave false testimony.

One of the major actors is a person that we call Cap’n Crunch Bunch. When he has been caught prevaricating (Lying) under oath, he and others merely say “I misspoke” or I was “incorrect”. If you or I lied and said I “misspoke “or was “incorrect”, they would call it perjury and arrest us for a felony. See two examples of lies covered up below.

August 8, 2016 – Here we get into Cap’n Crunch Bunch committing perjury, whoops I mean being “incorrect “as you will see. When asked again by Hans Hjertonsson if he had said that Brian Woody had said that Baljit Athwal was doing security, Bunch admitted that he had said that on the stand. Now, Bunch looked destroyed on the stand. Bunch admits that his testimony was “Incorrect” about Robert Woody, Daljit Atwal, and Baljit Athwal being on the Carson property that night. My, my, my, my, my!

January 5, 2016 – Martha Carlton Magana then stated that documents show that Patrick Hampton continually provides information to authorities.

Deputy DA Ferreira then stated that she misspoke when she stated that Patrick Hampton was a “cellie” to a murder suspect when actually Hampton was an elevator operator. I wonder if Hampton had a hard time remembering the route.

One of the main and possibly most important example of egregious gross prosecutorial misconduct is the fact that even though having been ordered to by Judge Manoukian 16 months ago, to turn over all the discovery to the defense attorneys, Ferreira and her minions have been releasing exculpatory evidence but only one pressed by the defense who discovers much of the exculpatory evidence themselves. In the layman’s mind this is a direct violation of Brady versus Maryland which requires that all exculpatory evidence be provided to the defense.

On January 1, 2017, a law went into effect making it a felony for prosecutors to withhold exculpatory evidence not provided in a timely manner. On December 22 nine days before the new law went into effect, Ferreira comes in the court and states that they magically found approximately 102 more videos and recordings that had not been turned over. And then magically again on December 29 approximately 22 more were released to the defense attorneys. Got to get in under the wire!

It was at that point that the judge OR’d the three defendants who remained in custody. It is virtually unheard of that any jurist would release three people charged with murder with special circumstances out on their own recognizance. This move by Judge Zuniga struck fear in the hearts of all of those who are part of this malicious prosecution. And believe me, they know who they are. We know who they are. I’m certain they had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s Eve. McDonald’s is hiring. But Cap’n Crunch can’t wear his gun while flipping burgers.

The Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office has a history of failing to provide exculpatory evidence in a case. You can research the AJ Pontillo persecution case in which they withheld evidence that could’ve proved his innocence. And there have been others and it is still going on as evidenced by the article below.

An April preliminary hearing could be delayed for Martin Martinez, who is accused of killing his girlfriend, Amanda Crews, along with her two daughters, his mother and his niece.

Martinez appeared briefly in court Tuesday morning.

Chief Deputy Public Defender Sonny Sandhu, one of Martinez’s court-appointed attorneys, told the judge the defense is continuing to receive evidence collected by the prosecution. So far, the defense has received about 10,000 pages of documents, he said.

Sandhu told the judge the defense might need more time to review this evidence as more of it is handed over. This could possibly delay the start of the preliminary hearing, which is used to determine whether there’s enough evidence for Martinez to stand trial.

Does any of this have a ring of familiarity about it? This type of conduct by the District Attorney’s Office is not unusual, it is the norm. I guess the grand Pooh Bah sitting up on the sixth floor who has never attended one day of the Frank Carson hearing feels she is immune from being held accountable. WRONG!

RESIGNATIONS TERMINATIONS RECALL

DRAIN THE SWAMP

The Dist. Atty. needs to realize that she “cannot un-ring the bell” or “put the genie back in the bottle”. The word is getting out and it is becoming known that if you step on the toes of the Dist. Atty., you too could face malicious prosecution and sit in jail as an innocent person. At what cost?

I wish to go on record as I have in numerous other commentaries that have been posted. I spent 27 years in law enforcement and fully support all legitimate and unbiased law enforcement in our country, state, county and city dedicated men and women who put their lives on the line 24 hours a day to protect us. The three keywords in my commentary are “legitimate”, “dedicated” and “unbiased”. I totally reject an agenda driven prosecution whose sole purpose is not to find justice, but to decimate the lives, reputations and physical well-being of innocent people and the most recent being the Frank Carson 8 persecution.

Several months ago, County supervisor Jim De Martini appeared on Mayor Sabatino’s Back Story radio show.

August 12, 2016 – Obviously DeMartini would like to be able to use the excuse that he had had a few martinis before he spoke on Back Story News radio. During that interview, Mr. DeMartini stated that there had been in excess of $3 million spent on a prosecution that the Dist. Atty. cannot win.

Mr. DeMartini also mentioned on the audio that he had heard that there were a bunch of less than desirable people as witnesses that were drug addicts, thieves, and convicts. He also said, If she loses the case she might as well pack her bags.

De Martini was interviewed in his office by Ferreira and Bunch as a result of his appearance on the Back Story News radio.

In response to defend her many witnesses, Ferreira chimed in, “Oh no. There are less than 15 of those”. Unless she’s proud that she thinks she has less than 15 dirt bags as witnesses.

Gee Ferreira. Only 15? Tweaking, drug dealing, thieves, embezzling, felons, soon to be felons and other assorted trash prosecution witnesses? Really? Really? Be careful Mrs. Pinocchio, your nose is growing. I began to look through the Ramey warrant that it took the second judge to stick his neck out and sign. I stopped counting at 21. I would think that Ferreira would be proud of the gaggle of criminal dregs of society that are the basis for her case

OUCH! Now you’ve done it Jim. You are fair game now.

April 13, 2016 – When Mme. district attorney went into Judge Zeff’s court to advise that this preliminary hearing was lasting longer than she thought it would and told Judge Zeff that at that moment there appeared to be a “dark cloud “over the Kauffman case. Judge Zeff quickly responded “At the moment or from the very beginning?”

It appears that County Supervisor De Martini, Judge Zeff and many other county residents feel that there is something ominous looming on the horizon for this case. Maybe some of the powers that be need to take heed of what influential citizens and regular citizens feel regarding this case. Just saying…

After De Martini spoke on the radio show the Dist. Atty. dispatched the dynamic duo of Cap’n Crunch Bunch and Ferreira to intim, interr interview De Martini to try to get his perspective on why he said what he did. Bad boy, bad boy! Whatcha’ gonna do when they come for you? Below are some cuts and pastes from a commentary on the date highlighted.

August 12, 2016 – Getting back to Mr. DeMartini, the dynamic duo in listening to the audio shows that Mr. DeMartini was squealing like a stuck pig with Special Agent Kirk Bunch handling the knife. Special Agent Kirk Bunch through leading questions got poor helpless Mr. DeMartini to say that some people will use anyone to get something out of it. Even cozy up to an alleged enemy.

Mr. De Martini said that Carmen Sabatino has an enemies list and never gives it a rest. Mr. DeMartini said that mostly it’s been the sheriff most of the time and the Modesto Bee is on the list too. De Martini went on to state that the sheriff, DA, Chamber of Commerce, Krausnick and Reagan Wilson are on it. De Martini said that Carmen has a little circle of enemies and goes around attacking them.

A circle of enemies Jim? Really Jim? Jim, some of those people you refer to as enemies may have had their hand in the cookie jar, used their position of power and influence for nefarious, reprehensible or immoral purposes. We will be talking about a bank created in Modesto, 300 acres of missing walnut trees and maybe a landfill lie.

Maybe a couple of the boys getting together for lunch at the old Sundial Restaurant then stated they had never met each other. Golly! It’s kind of like Cap’n Crunch Bunch and Ferreira meeting with Mr. Samra in Turlock to intimidate him and then tell him if he’s asked, to tell anyone that they were never there and it didn’t happen. You read more about that further down in this commentary. Its nine months until Halloween but skeletons are already pouring out of the closet. Oh no! I fear a zombie apocalypse! Imagine that! Things are tightening up in that quiet little central Valley farm town Modesto.

Then Special Agent Kirk Bunch is heard to ask “Am I on that list?” And De Martini says “Yeah”. Then Special Agent Kirk Bunch in all of his glory asks “Am I before you or after you on the list?” Guffaw, guffaw, guffaw. Then Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira seemingly out of nowhere since she has been so quiet during this whole intim, interr I mean interview explodes on the scene with this knee slapper, “I’m not even going to ask about me”. Guffaw, guffaw, guffaw. By the way, Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines “Guffaw” as: a loud or boisterous burst of laughter. My mother used to say that “Simple minds are easily amused”. Case in point.

So here we have poor supervisor Jim De Martini trying to pull his fat out of the fire because he spoke the truth on the radio show and the district attorney did not like it.

Can’t blame poor Jim. The DA has gone after a mayor, teacher at Modesto Junior College, a bail bond business owner, a prominent attorney, attorney’s wife and daughter, three California Highway Patrolmen and two business owners from Turlock. And they are innocent and justice will be coming for them in the very near future.

Being a County supervisor will not save you Jim if she thought you crossed her. But remember Jim, you will not have to worry too much because she has never been able to get a conviction in a major case.

Now that Frank Carson is out, you could retain him and not have to worry about her vindictive prosecution because you spoke the truth when asked. Too bad you couldn’t sprinkle a little of that honesty around the District Attorney’s Office.

There has been talk among some members of the community regarding a recall petition to oust the agenda driven Dist. Atty. because of her vindictive prosecution of several members of our community that she dislikes. She uses the authority of her office to have several members of her goon squad to intimidate people in order to try to bring charges against those she has disdain for.

She has spent $7 million of your tax dollars seeking the prosecution of eight innocent defendants she is trying to ruin. Attempts to make the Dist. Atty.’s office reveal how much has been spent on the Frank Carson persecution alone has resulted in her failure to disclose how much tax payers money has been wasted in her frivolous prosecutions. Why doesn’t the Board of Supervisors step in and demand to have the Dist. Atty. provide a spreadsheet showing all the costs of “FLADAGER’S FOLLIES”?

It has also been rumored that a large chunk of money that the Feds sent to Stanislaus County for gang suppression has been diverted into the Frank Carson persecution. Absolute power corrupts absolutely!

Misappropriation of federal funds sounds pretty serious to me. I heard that as a rumor while in the courtroom and have no personal knowledge. However if the Dist. Atty. wants to be transparent, I doubt she can, she should pony up an audit regarding all of the monies expended thus far.

Mayor Carmen Sabatino, Frank Drummond, AJ Pontillo and now Frank Carson. Because Mr. Carson has humiliated and ridiculed the ability of the Dist. Atty. to convict those three, she then directed staff to do whatever it takes to get Frank Carson out of her hair to stop making her look bad. Obviously, she’s been doing a good job of making herself look bad. The district attorney’s motto is “If you can’t beat em, book em!”

I’m going to give you one more example below of the type of vicious vindictive way the District Attorney’s Office punishes you if you do not say what they want you to say.

August 12, 2016 – We all remember that incident in which this dynamic duo went to Turlock to intim, interr I mean interview Mr. Samra before defense attorney Forkner could talk to him. After verbally beating Mr. Samra about the head shoulders and shins and when departing admonished him that “this didn’t happen” and “we weren’t here”.

So, that means that if someone asked Mr. Samra under oath if Special Agent Kirk Bunch and Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira were there, they would be guilty of a violation of California Penal Code section 127 a felony, subordination of perjury. What is this world coming to? We know at least here in Stanislaus County don’t we people. Just saying…

Then in court when Mr. Samra did not provide the answers that Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira wanted, she showed that she slept through the class on integrity and ethics and said to him “Don’t you have a warrant out for you?” Well he did have and they knew that a few days prior when they intim, interr I mean interviewied him at his business in Turlock. Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder could easily see that Mme. chief deputy Dist. Atty. Ferreira did that as a vindictive punishment to teach him a lesson. What a cheap shot by Ferreira. DISGUSTING!

Do not be foolish enough to think that the Dist. Atty. is not completely aware of all the prosecutorial misconduct perpetrated by her minions. There is no doubt that they have staff meetings every day to try to minimize the damage that is happening to their case. Now that the worst has happened to them, with the judge’s release of three people accused of murder with special circumstances on their own recognizance, they are spending nights trying to do damage control.

Since the next election for district attorney is in 2018, approximately 22 months away, with the numerous civil lawsuits for millions and millions of dollars by the people whose lives she has ruined that will be pending, unless she is a whacko, she would not be foolish enough to try to run again.

She is not a wacko, but a cunning, devious and scheming politician. Not having read the mission statement of the District Attorney’s Office, I would venture to say that the words “truth” and “justice” do not appear therein. Now I may be wrong, they may be there to fool the electorate.

On to other news now. There has been a rumor circulating that one of the eight or nine investigators that have been involved in this malicious prosecution was involved, may be involved or is involved in some type of Workmen’s Compensation fraud. Don’t know anymore right now but I will keep my listening years on like a good “cub reporter”.

Speaking of “cub reporters”, I heard to the grapevine that that renowned cub reporter Jeff Jardine is the one that dropped a dime to Caltrans to file a complaint against Mayor Carmen Sabatino for an electronic sign that said “Recall Fladager” that had been located in front of his business on McHenry Avenue. Sounds to me like Jeff Jardine has Fladager’s back.

More on that will be coming out on the Back Story News. Since the sign was there for a week, apparently it was only important to Jeff Jardine. So, that kind of puts a “snitch jacket” on Jeff. So, if you’re gonna put an electronic sign up somewhere, don’t tell Jeff because you’ll snitch you off to somebody.

Next agenda item since I’m on a roll below.

September 10, 2016 – One of the things that was brought to my attention is that the Modesto Chamber of Commerce and I capitalize that name very loosely and not out of respect, has a boycott against Sabatino’s Ristorante. What a bunch of idiots. Only mindless Kool-Aid drinking sheeple, would let some puffed up self important buffoons tell them where they could eat. Really? Really?

Obviously, it’s not working you buffoons. The Ristorante is crowded continually and people keep coming back because of the fantastic food served there. The major bigwig political buffoons in the city and County resent that former Mayor Carmen Sabatino exposed skulduggery performed at taxpayers’ expense by certain influential, at least in their own minds, money grubbing developers and other schemers in the city and County.

As an addendum to the above captioned article I wrote in my commentary that date, I am going on record as saying that the Chamber of Commerce, and I again capitalize that name very loosely and not out of respect, should be ashamed of their egregious attempt to harm not only a restaurant serving wonderful food, but to TRY to harm the livelihood of 29 employees, 18 vendors providing goods to the restaurant and those people’s families.

I have reviewed the webpage of the Chamber of Commerce and after seeing all of the ”important executives” on the board, a reasonable person would suspect that very few if any have an income of less than six figures. I congratulate you all on your financial prowess.

The problem with that picture is that the board appears to be aloof from the average citizens of Modesto making less than six figures. With the Chamber of Commerce’s boycott of Sabatino’s Ristorante, because of some personal vendetta, much like the one the Dist. Atty. has against Frank Carson, it creates a woeful, sad and distasteful political climate.

In the commentary published on September 10, 2016, I called the chamber major bigwig political buffoons. The only thing I would add is that I now feel that you are holier than thou, we are better than you are, stuffed shirt hypocritical bureaucrats and should not be in any position of authority. It is because of people like you who are trying to tear down and harm people and small businesses instead of building them up, that Donald Trump was elected president. And I do thank you for that!

To further show your hatred and loathing for Mayor Carmen Sabatino, when he ran for mayor in the last election, your organization did not even have the common courtesy or decency to mention him in your magazine as a candidate. Disrespect like that and your attempted boycott, which is failing miserably by the way, and I know that must bother you, show your pattern of contemptuous, condescending and egregious conduct.

All of you who go along with this detestable behavior should be ashamed of yourself. And any people that might go along with your childish boycott of Sabatino’s, are nothing but weak minded Kool Aid drinking sheeple. Just don’t get me started.

HE WHO ACCEPTS EVIL WITHOUT PROTESTING AGAINST IT IS REALLY CO-OPERATING WITH IT!

Okay, I just can’t stop myself now that I’m on a roll so here goes some more.

June 6, 2016 – As Detective Evers and Special Agent Bunch began to talk to Baljit, Baljit took out his telephone and began to record the interview. When Special Agent Bunch and Evers saw that, Special Agent Bunch said “You know that’s illegal to do that?”. Being confronted by two law enforcement officers one being very large in stature and knowing if they had a badge they had guns, Baljit became intimidated by their authoritarian bearing. Baljit immediately turned his phone off and stopped recording not knowing what to expect from these two if he did not stop”.

This is another example of the jackbooted thug behavior that Bunch and his minions employ to try to intimidate, threaten, harass, badger and bully citizens. All of you reading this commentary need to take heed. This very type of egregious misconduct could happen to you because there is apparently no “off” switch to throw on the storm troopers. Their supervisors certainly don’t make any attempt to stop these violations of civil rights and in fact probably condone their behavior.

In both of these instances the common denominator seems to be Special Agent Bunch who feels he has a green light to use any tactics he deems necessary to again harass, intimidate and terrorize citizens. It is known that Cap’n Crunch Bunch cannot function without his gun. Sometime back a deputy Dist. Atty. had something to say about Bunch’s use of his gun. Those of you who are familiar with that situation know what I mean. So, let’s further explore guns.

March 19, 2016 – If you look at the video of the raid that Kirk Bunch and “Bunch’s Marauders” including Steve Jacobson made on AJ Puntillo’s office, you will see the same Jack booted Nazi thug type of behavior including Bunch waving around a gun in the office. AJ Pontillo’s picture was not on the post office wall but maybe Bunch’s should be with the caption armed and dangerous.

As I mentioned in my prior commentary, if something isn’t done by the district attorney to quell her investigators tide of terrorism, anyone reading this is subject to the same treatment. So, beware out there John Q and Jane Q Public! YOU MAY BY NEXT!!! We should be scared. Also as I said in a prior post, if the police stopped to question you make no statement whatsoever. Tell them to arrest you and you will call your attorney. Remember, if there has been a crime committed and they think you had something to do with it, they are not your friends. Say nothing! Just saying…

During the armed invasion of Frank Carson’s office by Bunch, Navarro and Evers, Bunch and Navarro while harassing Frank Carson in his conference room made sure that Frank Carson knew they were armed as Frank Carson reported in his call to 911. I decided to do a little research on people who advertise that they are armed with a gun rather than in fact appear unarmed and their motivation for doing so.

Having breezed through a couple of articles in Psychiatric Times, I found a couple of articles interesting.:

“Freud and Jung offered some basic interpretations. For instance, in their shape, guns can be an obvious phallic symbol. – See more at: http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/blogs/psychology-guns

Men, whether intentional or not, tend to confuse their guns for their penises. The bigger the gun/penis, the more masculine they are. Guns have become penis extensions, if not penis substitutes, and the phallic similarities are obvious. From a very early age, men are taught that guns are a manly-man guy thing. Hunting and shooting are manly activities, we’re told, and any dude who’s packing heat is a total badass because guns are badass.” Especially if you are a DA investigator. I wonder what caliber Cap’n Crunch Bunch thinks he is? Just wondering…

September 10, 2016 – One thing that comes to mind is the landfill boondoggle in which the taxpayers took it in the shorts for millions of dollars that went in somebody else’s pocket. Gee, I wonder whose. Then there was the land purchase by greedy buffoons of acres of what should have been producing trees. Almonds or walnuts it doesn’t matter. When the appraisal was done by whoever, the appraised price was for the land to have the trees in place. The city of course, paid the price as if the trees were still on the land. Nobody bothered to check it out. Guess what? NO TREES! So, there’s untold millions of dollars that someone greedy got to put in their pocket. I wonder who? Citizens of Modesto should wonder also.

This is so much fun let’s keep going. I see where Patrick McGrath and Kirk Bunch, now Special Agent Kirk Bunch were classmates in high school. Isn’t that sweet. Patrick McGrath stayed here in the area and through several business dealings or under-dealings, he managed to file bankruptcy in the amount of $3.2 million. Kirk Bunch wandered off from the Land of Oz to the big city of Pittsburg California. I’m sure he was doing well there on the police department but one has to wonder why did he leave? There are rumors flying around why and that the reason followed him here. But that’s only conjecture. Or is it? The Shadow knows.

So then here he comes back to Modesto and Capt. Kirk slides right into a position as a Dist. Atty. investigator. Then, the nefarious duo of Patrick McGrath Special and Agent Kirk bunch tried to take down Mayor Carmen Sabatino. Well through all of their hooks and crooks, shenanigans and lying, much to their chagrin and others of those politically connected, the jury hung and Mayor Carmen Sabatino walked. I heard they have an extra order of crying towels brought into the DAs office the day the Mayor got the hung jury. One jury member told the Bee that there was not enough evidence to convict him. No doubt they smelled several rats on the prosecution team during deliberations.

Where is the money from the illicit tree deal? Somebody took it. You can BANK on that, if you get my drift.

I can just picture McGrath and Cap’n Crunch sounding like Daffy Duck. SUFFERING SUCOTASH. DAD GUMMIT!! Does “Resigned with charges pending ring a bell around here? Hey, don’t kill the messenger.

January 20, 2017 6:13 AM – This is an excerpt from a Modesto Bee newspaper article which shows the continuing prosecutorial misconduct of the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office in other cases in addition to the Frank Carson case.

This is becoming a sickening pattern but has been going on for many years when you review major cases that the district attorney has lost due to their low life standard of conduct. So let’s look at this latest rape of justice perpetrated by the Fladager Mob.

Carson appeared with Cutler on Thursday morning in front of Stanislaus Superior Court Judge Scott Steffen. Carson asked the court to consider removing the District Attorney’s Office because it has withheld exculpatory evidence in Cutler’s case. (The state attorney general’s office would step in.)

I would comment that there is no attorney in California who is more versed in the malicious acts of the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office regarding Brady versus Maryland violations. The District Attorney’s Office has to be slapped with sanctions to put a stop to their egregious conduct.

I don’t mean financial sanctions because that just hurts us taxpayers. I am talking about state bar license suspensions, revocations time behind bars so they can feel the frustration and feeling of hopelessness because of the malicious acts of an egotistical holier than thou mentality. She/they need a taste of their own medicine. Business as usual for the District Attorney’s Office.

“Frankly, I don’t intend to tolerate it. And I hope the court doesn’t tolerate it, either,” Carson told the judge.

Carson argued that the prosecution had not, until now, revealed that Bolton was a heroin addict. He said the prosecution had withheld a copy of the letter from a methadone clinic. Methadone is a narcotic used as a heroin substitute in the treatment of heroin addiction.

Oh no! Tell me it isn’t so! The District Attorney’s Office withholding exculpatory evidence? Of course that’s not really news as we have known for years. This is nearly 2 years after the alleged crime occurred. When the People’s representative continually violates the law while trying to get a conviction to display before the Board of Supervisors to obtain more funding it is callous, coldhearted and insensitive. But for a self-serving, egotistical and arrogant person lacking compassion, it comes easy.

The defense attorney also said the prosecution has not provided the results of a toxicology test on Bolton. Carson said the toxicology results are crucial and that this case should not proceed without them.

Carson argued that withholding information in Cutler’s case is part of a pattern of behavior by the District Attorney’s Office on “serious homicide cases.”

Deputy District Attorney Tracy Roland told the judge that the toxicology report should be completed within the next two weeks, and Cutler’s two-day preliminary hearing was scheduled to begin Thursday and expected to conclude on another date.

“The toxicology report should be completed within the next two weeks?” Really? Really? It has been 22 months since the alleged crime occurred. Other than wishing to frustrate the ability of a defense attorney to adequately defend his client, what reasonable explanation could there be for this egregious delay? NONE! If it takes two weeks for the Dist. Atty.’s laboratory to complete a toxicology report, they need to find a new laboratory. It is a good probability that they just requested the toxicology report two days ago. Am I being facetious? I will let you decide.

As I said before, no one knows firsthand more than Frank Carson about the pattern of conduct of the District Attorney’s Office in withholding exculpatory evidence. The damning effect of the District Attorney’s Office’s failure to provide discovery in a timely manner is unconscionable, unreasonable and morally unacceptable.

It is way past time for “We the People” make a dramatic change in the District Attorney’s Office. We cannot allow these travesties of justice, unfairness and inequality to permeate our County anymore.

I am sorry that this commentary was so short but I will try to improve on the next one.

I will leave you with this Scripture: Isaiah 54:17 But in that coming day, no weapon turned against you shall succeed, and you will have justice against every courtroom lie. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord. This is the blessing I have given you, says the Lord. Amen.