State plea bargains man into jail after police encounter over judge at store - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print Antonio Bell says he is in jail until March 17 under a plea agreement that has him admitting to two misdemeanor counts of retaliation against a judge or officer. But the statute under which he was charged — and to which he pleaded — is irrelevant to the facts of the case because it envisions retaliation in official capacity, not a judge’s private and personal capacity. By David Tulis / Noogaradio 1240 AM 101.1 FM Mr. Bell indicated confusion about the agreement in a case prompted by a midnight encounter in front of the Hixson Wal-Mart market with David