Brickbats

Brickbat: Well, Look at That

|

Surveillance camera
Daniele Russo / Dreamstime.com

San Juan County, Washington, Superior Court Judge Donald Eaton dismissed assault and trespassing charges against a man after finding Sheriff Ron Krebs manipulated a courtroom camera to view a defense attorney's notes as well as a juror's notebook. A court official had noticed courtroom cameras, which are normally stationary, tilting towards attorneys' tables. Krebs said the manipulation of the cameras was inadvertent and that it was related to security concerns about the defendant.

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

16 responses to “Brickbat: Well, Look at That

    1. Is that a Japanese version of Rufus?

  1. Google paid for every week online work from home 8000 to 10000 dollars.i have received first month $24961 and $35274 in my last month paycheck from Google and i work 3 to 5 hours a day in my spare time easily from home. It’s really user friendly and I’m just so happy that I found out about it..go to this site for more details…

    So I started….>>>>>>>> http://www.topcash28.com

  2. Krebs, in a sworn declaration, said he “inadvertently manipulated the camera in the District Courtroom in such a way that it zoomed in on one or more locations in the courtroom” and insisted he didn’t read or pass on anything he may have seen. He claimed he did not know the camera had a zoom function.

    He thought the Z in PTZ stood for zany.

  3. Krebs said the manipulation of the cameras was inadvertent and that it was related to security concerns about the defendant.

    And did the jury at his trial believe him or is that trial still ongoing?

    1. Hahahaha! Trial… Good one! HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. “Krebs said the manipulation of the cameras was inadvertent and that it was related to security concerns about the defendant.”

    Is that the opposite of ‘inadvertent’?

  5. Dismissals and the exclusionary rule are the only decent ways to discourage this BS.

    1. Oh…sarcasm. Caught it just in time.

  6. But the cameras should not be there. there is nothing in the constitution about cameras – – – – –

  7. I am getting $100 to $130 consistently by wearing down facebook. i was jobless 2 years earlier , however now i have a really extraordinary occupation with which i make my own specific pay and that is adequate for me to meet my expences. I am really appreciative to God and my director. In case you have to make your life straightforward with this pay like me , you just mark on facebook and Click on big button thank you?

    c?h?e?c?k t?h?i?s l?i?n-k >>>>>>>>>> http://www.Geosalary.com

  8. There have been multiple scandals of jail facilities monitoring lawyer phone calls.

    These bureaucrats just don’t respect the Constitutional rights of defendants and should be fired or in the case of the Sheriff, voted out of office.

    1. If you believe the government has a legitimate role in dispensing justice, these bureaucrats belong in prison, paying the time they intended to strip from other citizens for their own political gain.

      1. Any case of tampering with evidence or obstructing a case should result in a punishment equal to whatever the victim’s sentence could have been had it succeeded.

  9. So was it inadvertent, or was it intentional due to security concerns. Can’t be both, unless FYTW.

  10. Start earning $90/hourly for working online from your home for few hours each day… Get regular payment on a weekly basis… All you need is a computer, internet connection and a litte free time… Read more here…

    So I started….>>>>>>>> http://www.Mesalary.com

Please to post comments

Comments are closed.