Hooters undercover bust finds Colorado Springs cops acting like a couple of boobs (and shmucks)

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Criminal-minded?
So, a couple of guys walk into a Hooters in Colorado Springs, sit down and order some beers, and then start following one of the young, scantily-clad waitresses with their eyes. Sounds like a typical night at Hooters, right? Except the two guys were undercover cops who were, uh, "working." In fact, they were there, according to reports, on a sting and eventually charged the young waitress, eighteen-year-old Illysa Medina, with serving alcohol to a patron who was visibly intoxicated.

The incident, which took place in June, also resulted in a citation for the restaurant.

But this week, things took a strange turn in court, when prosecutors were forced to drop the case against both Medina and Hooters when Medina's attorney pointed out that the detectives had been drinking inside the Hooters even after they'd denied it to the judge.

The Colorado Springs Police Department said the cops were drinking as part of their undercover work and that they never meant to deny they'd ordered beers. Besides, they hadn't been drinking to the point of intoxication.

Either way, sounds like a pretty gritty assignment, one that taxpayers in Colorado Springs are probably very glad they are paying for. Maybe the Colorado Springs Police Department should stick to Applebees.

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joebingham013
joebingham013

Well, anybody can pose, but cops generally aren't any good at it at all, so for her not to notice I'm assuming that she must not have been paying that much attention. Regardless, many of us have made the mistake of driving while under the influence of some substance, so for you alcohol party-goers, ALWAYS consult a <a href="http://www.morganalexander.net">dui casa grande</a> laywer while charge with a DUI charge. Guilty or not, you'll wish that you fought it.

Jim
Jim

NEXT 'assignment' for these 'cops'? 1. Go to strip club, spend a few hundred dollars and see if they're given correct change.2. Go to wet t-shirt party and see if women are showing too much cleavage. 3. Go to Video game arcade and see if machines are recording cops high scores. 4. Go to the Waterpark and see if people are peeing in the water, over the course of a POLICE DEPARTMENT paid weekend.5. Go home and see if curtains sold to them have 'holes' in them. Do this over a week period at home while watching Oprah reruns. GOTTA love these 'cops' sense of civic duty. 

Hotrod
Hotrod

the citadel hooters needs to watch how much their patrons drink. and NOT LET THEM DRIVE HOME. JUST SAYIN

Hotrod
Hotrod

NOT LET THEM DRIVE HOME DRUNK, JUST SAYIN

Guest102
Guest102

And did they operate a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol?  That would be a DWAI in Colorado.  Why were they not sited for DWAI?  They admitted consuming alcohol.

Rex Roy
Rex Roy

good question 102,

seems the POLICE areimmune from prosecution when conducting "official business"kind-of like "national security". If a terrorist exist whyisn't there a 'Terrorist Amber Alert' issued? Answer; there is nosuch thing as a "terrorist", and GovCo doesn't want thepeople to know that what GovCo calls a terrorist is really a GovCopaid CIA/FBI/BATF/POLICE agent.

In this case the POLICE were stalkingwaitresses, setting them up to "commit a crime", which"would allow" the POLICE to arrest and fondle/molest/searchthe waitress AND probably 'make a deal' to let her go.

it is a shame that the People will notact to stop government employee corruption until they are personallyaffected.

it is time We The People went to theCOUNCILS and demand they enforce the Constitution(s) upon themselvesand the offices they occupy BEFORE they enforce any "law"upon thee People.

learn how to stop the criminalsmasquerading as 'government employees', -> marcstevens.net

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xxx

The thing about cops is majority of them are mentally disturbed...they cannot even fucking think strait let alone obey the law

Davey C
Davey C

The cops said that the "patron" had been stumbling and leaning on tables and chairs for support, but there was video showing that this wasn't true. Also a killer for their case. I'm glad that Mayor Bach of Colorado Springs asked the CBI to perform an administrative review of the metro Vice, Narcotics, and Intelligence squad. Just administrative so nothing really is expected to come from it, but still.

Lone Wolf
Lone Wolf

What a surprise Hogs acting like Hogs. People need to get on Juries when called for Jury duty instead of trying to get out of it. Start nullifying these illegitimate laws. Not to mention Hogs lie 90% of the time under Oath so go with a Not Guilty Verdict if it's his word against a Citizens.

Oh PUH-LEEEZ
Oh PUH-LEEEZ

48.6% of all statistics are made up on the spot.

Michael Roberts
Michael Roberts

Love the post, Oh. We're going to make it an upcoming Comment of the Day. Congrats.

Ken
Ken

"Sir, how much have you had to drink tonight"

"Oh, only so you only 'ordered a couple of beers' huh?"  

"And you haven't been 'drinking to the point of intoxication' huh?"

"Sure bub, sure."  Now step over here and breathe into the machine..."

Jzzy Emily
Jzzy Emily

This reminds me of the little town of Lavon, Texas which in the 90s had 3 cops, 2 of which were convicted for drug dealing.  I think it was the mayor who said on TV, that they fired all 3 of the cops because the only criminals in the town of Lavon were the police.   That was the end of Lavon's police department.

Eric
Eric

Not surprised the pigs were guzzling at the public trough.  Goons like this should be fired without benefits.  We're in a budget crisis, and the police chief should lose his job for permitting and/or ordering this nonsense.

Patriot0ne
Patriot0ne

thePeople of Co Springs have allowed their city council enact a 'CODE'that requires a waitress to assess a customers intoxication, thecouncil did not provide a breathalyzer machines nor any liabilityprotection for the stores and waitresses that comply with the 'CODE'.and because the council are nothing more than economic retards theyneed the pedoPolice drinking-arresting-molesting-charging-finessing38D waitresses.

POLICEHAVE NO DUTY TO PROTECT:

Bowers v. Devito, 686 F.2d 616 (7th Cir. 1982) (There isno constitutional right to be protected by the state against beingmurdered by criminals or madmen. It is monstrous if the state failsto protect its residents against such predators but it does notviolate the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, or, wesuppose, any other provision of the Constitution. The Constitution isa charter of negative liberties; it tells the state to let the peoplealone; it does not require the federal government or the state toprovide services, even so elementary a service as maintaining law andorder.); (No duty to protect) = Rule 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss;Cf.Reciprocal obligations;

arethe POLICE protecting the drunk from the waitress? or are theyprotecting the waitress from the drunk? or are they looking for waysto rob the People because their council are economic retards thathave spent the city into bankruptcy and the only way to raise moneyis to pay an OFFICER $35/hr to get drunk-stare at tits-then molestthe tits that got them drunk?

theOFFICERS should be arrested and charged with impersonating anofficer, false arrest, false imprisonment, perjury, deprivation ofrights under color of law, assault, battery, kidnapping, armedrobbery, ...... the prosecutor/shyster lawyer should also be chargedwith accessory to the crimes and concealing evidence of the crimescommitted by the officers.

without injury or damage AND deprivation of a right there is no crime/case, every act the POLICE do without ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Corpus Delecti or Standing is a criminal act, and the POLICE/PROSECUTOR/COUNCIL should all be arrested.

Cory
Cory

this is why we must support freedom even if it means we must kill a cop...we must kill cops in defense of freedom when a cop infringes on your rights kill them....when a cop intends on harming you kill them...

Bob
Bob

someone should report this.

Oh PUH-LEEEZ
Oh PUH-LEEEZ

How many cops have you killed, Keyboard Commando?

Billybob
Billybob

A better under cover assignment would be investigating Asian Massage Parlors.

Brock Samson
Brock Samson

They do that all the time in Pennsylvania.  They "get a full release" and then go right back inside and arrest them.  The local toilet paper manufacturers (news outlets) even "slip up" from time to time and state that there was "intimate contact to completion" but that's ok because they're trained pigs not just some slob off the street.

Danman911
Danman911

Don't forget they were carrying weapons at the time also.

Jim
Jim

Guns and alcohol. GOOD mix. ANYONE else did this, they would go to jail. COPS do it, its 'part of the job'. 

Bill Austin
Bill Austin

Sounds like the cops were harassing the weightress prob because they turned them down sexually!

TomCruze
TomCruze

I would think there is a rule or law or statute about drinking and carrying a weapon... is this another example of Cops being Above the Law?.... Ye ole Double Standard. Has anyone in Colorado Springs looked that up yet?...Perhaps a Citizen should make a Citizens Arrest on these 2 Cops for Perjury... For Drinking on duty... For Public intoxication will carrying a loaded firearm (If such a rule exists)... about 30 people need to donate some money for 2 or 3 people to go to a lawyer and take classes from a few reputable Attornys in town and see what it takes to make a Citizens Arrest... Then they can come back and teach the rest of you....

The J
The J

There ARE laws about drinking and carrying a weapon.  Cops are above the law.... Don't you know that?

Nay Sayer
Nay Sayer

Our tax money hard at work!  I am surprised they didn't taser the waitress for being pretty!

Jim
Jim

They wouldn't want to taze a good looking woman. Rather they gave her the ticket, then asked for her phone number and when she gets off of work.

NOTHING like giving an 18 year old teenager, a criminal record just as they start out in life. So much for her getting a better job with a criminal conviction on her record. Cause you know HOOTERS fired her, so she has no paycheck. SHE has to go to "COURT ordered" alcohol awareness classes, pay a fine, be on probation, ect, ect. I know, my brother had to go thru the same thing. He worked at a convenience store. He was dealing with multiple customers when one guy with a LONG beard came up at a busy minute and wanted to buy a couple cases of beer. My brother, seeing the beard, thought the guy had to be older than 21. Turns out, he was only 18. SO my brother had to get a ticket/arrest, a summons to appear in court, FIRED from his job, go to the classes, and then be unemployed with NO BENEFITS for about 5 months. YEAH, good thing they 'search' out these evil doers. 

Joe
Joe

How many people have been prosecuted for the housing meltdown? How many people have been prosecuted for dereliction of duty with regards to 9-11? I'll give you a hint they have shut down more lemonade stands in the last ten years. Will the Police Officers be prosecuted for perjury? It's time to restore law and order. EQUAL PROTECTIONS and follow The Constitution. We will be surprised how many of our problems take care of themselves after that.

Jim
Jim

DON'T FORGET to bend over and cough when you go to the airport. I mean, YOU could be the next 9-11 terrorist. Being that you're a WHITE, CHRISTIAN, MALE, AMERICAN BORN. AND nevermind all 20 of the hijackers were arab muslims who overstayed their visas.Yeah, get your car impounded by the Police and they'll hold it until you pay a huge fine. AND a HUGE "release fee". GET a parking ticket for being 8" away from the curb. Get a ticket for posting a campaign sign on that section of sidewalk that YOU have to mow the grass on, but really is 'public access'.  Try to record a cop beating on a suspect, and you get hit and arrested for violating 'wiretap' laws. Nevermind the suspect was beaten to death over nothing more than being a schizophrenic unable to respond correctly.(it happened).OR what about the 80 year old lady who was TAZED by cops for "non-comliance"? OR the guy in a wheel chair who was thrown to the ground for failing to comply?COPS are out of control in this country. WE are in a POLICE STATE. 

average retard
average retard

thank god we have heroes like this putting their lives on the line to defend our freedom.

Serve And Collect
Serve And Collect

My neighbor is a retired cop. Retired in his 50's. He has a new Vette an F-350, wife drives a late model benz. Boat, RV, ATV's and always going somewhere between constant remodels and upgrades. Down the way is a quite young state trooper building a massive new home on acreage and drives his patrol car to commute to and from work, hence zero commute cost. It does make you wonder.

Isaranch
Isaranch

cops lie all the time !! all the time!! they lie to get search warrants they lie on the stand and they lie to cover up lies , the sad part is that the judges that are supposed to be unbiased know that cops lie and instead of punishing the lying cops they just overlook it and claim innocent mistake , or it was a simple oversight . the cops or the judges do not care one bit about our constitution !!!! 

Jim
Jim

I agree. JUDGES are in on it. THEY know if someone is 'found guilty' they end up paying a fine. ERGO, the COURTS make money.

Manggang
Manggang

Seems like there could be more important crimiinals to chase after then an 18 year old waitress from Hooters. There are real criminals out there robing and steeling from anyone they can. go find some real crooks. If a guy drinks to much at hooters it is his responsability to not drive home. Next the waitress's will be carrying a breath tester to see if the guy can have another beer.Thats the problem with this country. To many fucking laws in the first place.

Jim
Jim

YEAH, I mean HOW DARE that young lady serve beer to patrons in a food establishment KNOWN for serving alcohol.?TOO many fucking laws. TOO many cops seeking to 'catch' people violating the law so they can issue big ticket fines. OF which the dept gets a cut. Kinda like the Mafia. ONLY if the mafia charges you 'protection' they may actually protect the business. 

Shysurfer30
Shysurfer30

This article (linked via Alex jones) caught my eye because I was hired to do the same thing- sort of a secret shopped of sorts for the VPD/ for safe bar practices and to limit the amount of DUI's in our area. However, i thought and believed i was doing thr right thing in my community- during my undercover work, I'd observe, take pics, notes, count the number of drinks one had, also how much alcohol the bartender poured, even if they had a beer on the side.

It all seemed legit, until Bars were being sited, or after I wrote a report cops would then send in real under cover officers to make a bust. I feel super ashamed because I feel I betrayed my own community. It's spying on your neighbor and not allowing people the freedom of choice- or guilty until proven innocent. This undercover work was all done within the last two years in southern California. I had to take a job because i was unemployed for 2 years. But once I landed another job: becuase I already had one ) I stopped working as an undercover spy- I just feel really disgusted with myself, and ashamed. Because people out there having a great time, relieving the stresses of the world, and now local governments are spying on the people and fining them for absurd violations-

But here's the real kicker- this is a non profit 501C 3 organization which gets government grants to employ 3 full timers, countless subcontractors (I was one of them), and it's all on the tax payer's bill.

JohnyV
JohnyV

I don't know what is worse, a paid snitch or one who does it for free.... either way, once you snitch/rat on any one, you forever shame your family name.

 You and the rats like you "Shysurfer30" are the very cancer in America!

 Please consider taking an end-it-all before ratting next time, do the world a favor! All cop callers are nothing more than cowards and rats.

eric
eric

You want to limit the DUI's .. here is a tip....weigh each patron then  use the drunk chart to determine  how many ounces they can have in any given time.More money is made in alcohol sales in this county i would imagine than most other products maybe  close to cigarettes,clothing.and maybe closing the bars at midnight?/Lots of city's are trying to keep bars open till 4 am to increase revenue either tax on the bar for the  extra hr fee or dui enforcement after you been sitting  in a bar  since you got off work at 5 pm.

Jim
Jim

How about we put a 'punch card' system on drivers licenses? THEY have the peoples weights. So each time someone buys a beer, they present their license, the server punches the holes in the license or sees he/she has reached their limit. 

THAT or put a bar code on people's backs. When someone is served, they scan it, find out online if you've drank too much and just give you the computer generated ticket. GEORGE ORWELL anyone?

ACKKKK
ACKKKK

Weigh people? Dumbest idea ever.

Alaric
Alaric

Pigs are complete and total lying criminals. The mafia gov't is the criminal, and pigs are just the stupid 90 I.Q. thugs committing the gov't crimes at gunpoint.

Bajil
Bajil

being pretty generous, crediting them with a 90.

jenkem
jenkem

Now I want to work as an undercover cop. Beer, boobs, and hot wings? Sign me up!

person
person

police drinking alcohol while on the job. did they get paid for this?

Jim
Jim

Duh, of course. THEY had to 'appear' as if they were 'regular customers' or they might arouse suspicion and they wouldn't be served.  

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