Story Found At Police Link
Monster: New York Daily News via
YORK, NY – The Rev. Al Sharpton lashed out
Sunday at the “unfair” treatment of his daughter and ex-wife by cops
who arrested the duo for arguing over a traffic ticket in
cannot imagine how two unarmed women with no record, could be taken
in cuffs from a traffic dispute with NO personal or property damage
involved,” Sharpton wrote in a string of angry postings on Twitter.
“Well this is what we deal with everyday. We will never accept
oldest daughter, Dominique Sharpton, 23, and ex-wife, Kathy Jordan,
53, were arrested Friday when they got into a heated verbal tussle
with cops during a traffic stop, police said.
Sharpton sped past a police car on Eighth Ave. at 110th St. and
blasted through a red light before cops nabbed her, sources
called her mom, who rushed to the scene to find Dominique in the
back of a police car, Sharpton’s attorney said.
charged both with disorderly conduct and obstruction of governmental
administration, issued them desk appearance tickets and let them
wrote there were “no drugs or drinking at all” – making their
treatment all the more worse. Sharpton lawyer Michael Hardy called
the arrest “excessive” and said the police car Dominique drove
around was unmarked.
seems they were arrested simply because they asked why the ticket
was being given,” said Hardy.
declined comment yesterday.
djms commentary: Many of you will
recall, Pastor Dave, who really did just want to know why he
had been pulled over. He went through a huge ordeal. It all had
to do with him addressing two teens in a Burger King parking lot,
wanting to tell them about Jesus and to invite them to an upcoming
music event. The two teens turned out to be stinkers and called 911.
It was a mess. I
covered the story and helped him (all glory to the Lord). And
in doing so, I found that there were serious contradictions within
the police officers' individual reports. As
a result, I know that such a thing can happen, when a police officer
does wrong. And let's face it, if a person truly respects police in
this nation, then he/she will be appalled by a bad