Archive for March 5th, 2008

Catheter Forced Up Penis After DUI Arrest

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

I don’t think the following story needs any commentary from me:


Tube Inserted Into Man Who Refused to Give Urine Sample

Kelso, Wa.  March 4  –  When a man who was suspected of drunken driving in Longview refused to give blood and urine samples he was taken to a hospital.

His lawyer says he was held down kicking and screaming for a blood draw. And a tube was inserted into his bladder to withdraw the urine.

He sued Cowlitz County. A settlement was reached Friday in which he was paid $15,000, without authorities admitting they did anything wrong…


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“The Federal DUI Immunity Act of 1998″

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

My last two posts, concerning the notorious lack of convictions for drunk driving when a cop, prosecutor or judge is involved, has triggered a flood of email…wanting to know about “The Federal DUI Immunity Act of 1998″.

Hmmm…Sorry, folks, that was just my attempt at humor.  Or perhaps sarcasm.  Or maybe anger.

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