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Share in indignation over sentencing


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Who could not share Roberta B. Gambill’s indignation and disdain for the light sentencing imposed by magistrate court Judge K.C. Rogers on a 28 year old Roswell man who was trying to run down pronghorn antelope on or near the grounds of Cielo Grande Park?

An AP article published in the State News section of US New and World Report stated the 28 year old was given a suspended 182-day jail sentence and will have to serve supervised probation by enrolling in the county jail’s alternative educational program.
Mrs Gambill’s Sunday morning missive also posited a positive correlation between between said behavior and domestic abuse, even suggesting the 28 year old is already guilty of this more flagrant and actionable offense. Her claim is tenuous and perched on the margin of libel.

This claim of light sentencing can’t help but remind the thoughtful reader of repeat aggravated DWI offenders who are still motoring around on our streets. Very of few of us have forgotten the tragic passing of the venerated educator Lori Johnson, who was hit and killed by a man who had already been charged with three DWIs!
Steven Young

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