Unequal justice

And if you are looking for a good reason to vote for a new county prosecutor and sheriff in Montgomery County:

A 24-year-old Riverside man with nine license suspensions told police he had downed six beers prior to an early Sunday hit-and-run that killed a woman and her dog in Harrison Twp.

Jimmie Picklesimer was booked into the Montgomery County Jail, though he was released Monday night, Aug. 2.

via Suspect banned from driving ?9 times.

So just like on TV- where we are treated to a non-stop show of people killing people as if it’s common practice, yet- we’re not allowed to see a nipple, in real life in Southwest Ohio- the penalties for killing someone is to let you go home- while having sex- (in a very weird case) is a major crime:

The 31-year-old Franklin woman who authorities said pretended to be a 14-year-old boy to get close to a teen-age girl has been indicted on misdemeanor charges of sexual imposition, attempted sexual imposition and contributing to the unruliness of a minor.

Patricia Dye, also known as Matt Abrams, was indicted on the charges by a Warren County grand jury, according to a list issued by court officials on Monday, Aug. 2.

Dye was arrested in (sic) June 30 ..

The grand jury declined to indict Dye on a felony charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor…

Dye, who is being held on $100,000 bond will be arraigned Tuesday in Warren County Juvenile Court.

via Woman who pretended to be boy indicted on sex charges.

At least the Warren County grand jury didn’t see this confused person worthy of felony charges- but $100,000 bond? Held for over a month? In the first case someone died, in the second case- someone tried to make love- is Justice blind- or just biased by our puritanical values movement?

Mr. Picklesimer has had his license revoked 9 times. He’ll probably get more hate for killing the dog than a woman.

Is it any wonder why Ohio is losing population? Who wants to live in a community where you can get killed with relative impunity?

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