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Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby tnxdshooter » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:15 am

THANKS CURRY FOR THE BAD PUBLICITY.


Curry Todd arrested for dui and possession of firearm while intoxicated.
http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/15674759/tn ... ving-drunk
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby tnxdshooter » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:44 am

The media are having a field day about this they are all over it like flies on a dead horse.
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby falcon1 » Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:28 pm

tnxdshooter wrote:The media are having a field day about this they are all over it like flies on a dead horse.


WSMV made certain they had a soundbite from Dredd on their coverage. It was their second story on the 1600CST news, right after the truck fire on I65 in Maury County.

ETA: link to WSMV story
http://www.wsmv.com/story/15673720/stat ... un-charges
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby GuardianDevil001 » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:59 pm

Eh. Not good but I do not see how it in any way validates the anti-carry position. The moron got stopped for driving at 60 mph in a 40 mph zone and not for anything that happened with his gun, which was not even on his person but in the car he was driving. Crucify him for endangering lives with a car but not with a firearm.
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby ProguninTN » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:05 pm

I saw it too. I would like to see how this plays out in court. (Did he take a breath test or blood test at the jail, and if so what was his BAC for example ?) I am aware that MNPD takes the position that any amount of alcohol automatically disqualifies a person from firearms position. (With the carry law open to interpretation[it does not mention any specific bac] , an anti-carry zealot could try to nab someone for merely taking a sip of wine as part of a religious service.)
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby tnxdshooter » Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:38 am

ProguninTN wrote:I saw it too. I would like to see how this plays out in court. (Did he take a breath test or blood test at the jail, and if so what was his BAC for example ?) I am aware that MNPD takes the position that any amount of alcohol automatically disqualifies a person from firearms position. (With the carry law open to interpretation[it does not mention any specific bac] , an anti-carry zealot could try to nab someone for merely taking a sip of wine as part of a religious service.)



He screwed himself. He refused to take a breathalyzer test. The weird thing is if that is the case shouldn't he then have been charged with violation of implied consent law? He wasn't as far as I know. Which leads me to wonder then if he had a BAC blood test done at the precinct and did not come up drunk. It just seems weird that we have not heard what his BAC was we should know that by now. If it was anyone else we would know that by now. Didn't Curry used to be a police officer?
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby ProguninTN » Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:51 pm

tnxdshooter wrote:
ProguninTN wrote:I saw it too. I would like to see how this plays out in court. (Did he take a breath test or blood test at the jail, and if so what was his BAC for example ?) I am aware that MNPD takes the position that any amount of alcohol automatically disqualifies a person from firearms position. (With the carry law open to interpretation[it does not mention any specific bac] , an anti-carry zealot could try to nab someone for merely taking a sip of wine as part of a religious service.)



He screwed himself. He refused to take a breathalyzer test. The weird thing is if that is the case shouldn't he then have been charged with violation of implied consent law? He wasn't as far as I know. Which leads me to wonder then if he had a BAC blood test done at the precinct and did not come up drunk. It just seems weird that we have not heard what his BAC was we should know that by now. If it was anyone else we would know that by now. Didn't Curry used to be a police officer?


1. So he refused the breath test. (AT the time of my earlier post I did not know this.
2. Yes, what was his BAC ? I don't advocate drinking/carrying, but with no BAC cited in the statute, are we to fear prosecution for sipping wine at church ?
3. Yes he is a former police officer. City of Memphis, I believe.

Another thing I might add, anybody remember Rob Briley ? (Is it just me, or did he get better treatment ?)
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby tnxdshooter » Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:55 am

ProguninTN wrote:
tnxdshooter wrote:
ProguninTN wrote:I saw it too. I would like to see how this plays out in court. (Did he take a breath test or blood test at the jail, and if so what was his BAC for example ?) I am aware that MNPD takes the position that any amount of alcohol automatically disqualifies a person from firearms position. (With the carry law open to interpretation[it does not mention any specific bac] , an anti-carry zealot could try to nab someone for merely taking a sip of wine as part of a religious service.)



He screwed himself. He refused to take a breathalyzer test. The weird thing is if that is the case shouldn't he then have been charged with violation of implied consent law? He wasn't as far as I know. Which leads me to wonder then if he had a BAC blood test done at the precinct and did not come up drunk. It just seems weird that we have not heard what his BAC was we should know that by now. If it was anyone else we would know that by now. Didn't Curry used to be a police officer?


1. So he refused the breath test. (AT the time of my earlier post I did not know this.
2. Yes, what was his BAC ? I don't advocate drinking/carrying, but with no BAC cited in the statute, are we to fear prosecution for sipping wine at church ?
3. Yes he is a former police officer. City of Memphis, I believe.

Another thing I might add, anybody remember Rob Briley ? (Is it just me, or did he get better treatment ?)


Yeah the chattanooga times free press reported that he refused a breathalyzer at the scene. However, no where in the article did it indicate he had been charged with violation of implied consent law which he should have been had he refused the breathalyzer test.
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby johnharris » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:14 am

He has 3 charges 1) DUI, 2) Implied consent, 3) possession of a handgun while under the influence.

News media has a hard time reading affidavits of arresting officers which were all available on line within hours of the arrest.
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby tnxdshooter » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:19 am

johnharris wrote:He has 3 charges 1) DUI, 2) Implied consent, 3) possession of a handgun while under the influence.

News media has a hard time reading affidavits of arresting officers which were all available on line within hours of the arrest.



That clears that up. Thanks for letting us know.
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Re: Thanks Curry Todd for bad Publicity

Postby SomeGuy » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:19 pm

I see the same exact thread posted in multiple places. Since this is more of a media issue, I would suggest closing the matching thread over in State Legislation.
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