Monday, September 28, 2009

Quit yer clowning

I never thought that the deputy would get indicted.

What about the job security for the wayward jailer however?

Will he have a job when he's done recovering?

Grand jury clears deputy who shot prankster
By Zeke MacCormack - Express-News

A Bandera County grand jury took no action Monday concerning the wounding of a prank-loving jail guard last week at the county's nearly-completed law enforcement center on Texas 173.

“They found no criminal activity on anybody's part,” District Attorney Bruce Curry said of the shooting of Daniel Spengler, 22, by a sheriff's deputy. The panel heard testimony from Texas Ranger James Scoggins.

Spengler was shot in the leg after hiding in an unfinished part of the building and making noises in a bid to scare dispatchers working nearby at about 4:45 a.m. on Sept. 20, officials said.

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