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Friday, February 5, 2010

Acquittal for Cleveland DEA agent Lee Lucas

The drug warrior had 18 criminal charges against him come from a major scandal where he was accused of lying in court and false written reports.
The charges against Lucas stemmed from a 2005 drug investigation in Mansfield that resulted in about two dozen indictments. Nearly all the charges were later dropped after Bray tearfully admitted that he framed people by staging phone calls and purposely identifying the wrong people as drug sellers.
Prosecutors accused Lucas of lying in written reports and in court to corroborate Bray's testimony.
I guess this just goes to show that government agents can lie all they want and get away with it. Even if charges ever come against them, the gullible people who make it through jury selection will just let them go. Our justice system is a bad joke, as is the war on drugs.

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