Defense attorney George Andrews told the judge that his client did not act alone, and [David Lynn] Scogin implied that another individual helped him dismiss cases in state court. But neither Andrews nor Scogin elaborated on any potential accomplices.US Attorney Alice Martin, I suppose, didn't consider it important that Scogin name accomplices as part of the deal? No reason we'd want THAT information, after all. Better, I'm sure, just to sweep it all under the rug, huh guys?
Meanwhile, D'Alliance reported Friday on Byrne task force officers from Tennessee who tortured and beat a man for two hours last summer in an incident covertly audiotaped by the victim's wife. Pete earlier published some of the grim transcript. Who can justify this?
In Texas, legislation has been introduced to abolish the state's drug task force system.