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no. 4. No. 40569-KA COURT OF APPEAL SECOND CIRCUIT STATE OF LOUISIANA ... (see link) caught our attention so we decided to check it out and were we ever surprised at what we read...
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someone called the louisiana state police to report that there was marijuana growing at a rural area of winn parish, louisiana. so the state police, at a cost of thousands of dollars, promptly put a helicopter in the air to check it out.
they spotted one marijuana plant near a fence row and they promptly sent in the storm troopers led by a state police lieutenant named richard horton.
to make a long story short they found ONE single solitary marijuana plant growing in a five gallon bucket. the object of this massive air and land operation one steven lynn broadway, eventually pleaded guilty to attempted marijuana cultivation and was sentenced to -- get this -- prison for seven and one half years at hard labor. yeah thats right 7 1/2 years at hard labor for one marijuana plant. (and yeah we are talking about 2005 not 1955 louisiana).
how many thousands of dollars is it costing tax payers to lock this guy up for seven and a half years? and to what end? whats it costing society by locking this guy up and letting real criminals go free?
what the hell is the matter with the people in this state? with this states' legislature? we know people from the governor's office, the state legislature, the department of corrections and other state agencies stop by here from time to time and you all should be ashamed of yourselves for allowing grave and grievous injustices like this to take place.
this guy should have his sentence commuted or be outright pardoned by the governor immediately! five, ten, fifteen no more than thirty days in the parish jail is way plenty of punishment for this "offense."
these three idiots are not fit to judge a hog wallowing:"judge" d. milton moore iii 2nd circuit bio / state bar info
"judge" gay c. gaskins 2nd circuit bio / state bar info
"judge" harmon drew, jr. 2nd circuit bio / state bar info
besides these three so called appeals court justices, everyone else connected to this outrage should be turned out of office. especially, the winn parish district attorney martin s. sanders, iii, the assistant district attorney james e. lewis and eighth judicial district court "judge" jim w. wiley.