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Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:40 PM

Judge Dread

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A Montana judge told a 21-year-old man convicted in a vandalism spree to replace his fast-food job with a "real job" so he can more quickly pay restitution.

The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/T727m2) District Judge G. Todd Baugh (baw) sentenced Brandon Daniel Turell to 10 years, with five suspended, and ordered him to pay over $13,000 in restitution. Baugh is separately facing public censure and suspension for saying a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age."

Prosecutors said Turell and a co-defendant used a stolen BB gun to shoot out the windows of about 100 vehicles in December 2012. ................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/24/judge-fast-food-job_n_5525823.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000013&ir=Politics

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Michigander_Life Jun 2014 #1

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Tue Jun 24, 2014, 12:43 PM

1. The sentence (vandalism case) was appropriate; the judge is insensitive and shouldn't be judging


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