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Just What's Going On With Florida's Department Of Transportation Besides Fixing Tickets? Is There A Conspiracy, And How Far Up Does It Go?

| by Carl Cricket | March 3rd, 2014 | 603 words

We know this is quick, even for us, but we wanted you to be aware of just what’s going on relating to the presumed ticket fix we mentioned last week. This seems to have gotten out of hand, so the only way to tell you is….well….to tell you and all of you can tell us what you believe is going on!
Just prior to 2/11/14 it is believed that Mr. Mercer made his contact(s). ON 2/11/14 the Osceola Clerk of Courts received contact from Sgt. Abrahanson of the Osceola Sheriff’s Office and stated that he knew the ticket was going to be dismissed but he needed to know when the dismissal was done so he could notify his Lieutenant. We have learned that the TEO (Toll Enforcement Officer) who issued the ticket and refused to remove his name from it has quit his position, two weeks earlier than his planned retirement, because of the undue stress this ticket has caused. Two toher locally assigned TEOs have refused to dismiss the citation, and the issuing officer has been told to stay away from Osceola’s courthouse on Tuesday, March 4th, when the ticket holder is scheduled to have her hearing before a judge or hearing officer. Now, because of the local officers’ refusal to dismiss the ticket, FDOT is now having another TEO, assigned to the MIAMI area to dismiss the citation, even though he had absolutely NO KNOWLEDGE of the violation issued, only because he’s, what we’ve heard, a “yes sir” man. We’re also told the officer’s name is Derrick Walsh. In addition to him being brought up, the ASSistant General Counsel for the FDOT, Frank Starr, will be present as will the person who originally began this “ticket fix", Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, allegedlt the Executive Director of the Florida Turnpike Enterprises. WHY is the State of Florida spending so much time and expense over this citation? WHO is the recipient of the citation, ERICA GEORGE and what is her connection to Gutierrez-Scaccetti? Also, WHY would three (3) good officers refuse to dismiss a citation if they had no reason other than it’s just another citation? This is now STINKING to the high heavens and if this case is heard tomorrow, in Osceola’s Courthouse, the pressure will be on the person deciding the outcome of this citation, and we hope that person trying the citation will ask WHERE is the citation issuer? WHY was he ORDERED TO STAY AWAY?
It is our lowly opinion that a crime may be happening right under our noses at the Osceola County Courthouse. It may involve the alleged executive director, the assistant general counsel, and one TEO from Miami, and a slew of others! Okay, since we have no legal training, we’ll ask the question….IS THIS A CONSPIRACY to defraud the State of Florida of the fine normally associated with the citation? We would also like to know why the FDOT Inspector General’s Office quickly dropped the idea of investigating this ticket fix. Can the conspiracy go as high as the Inspector General’s Office? Could it go even higher? The Vice Governor, or even the Governor himself? We could go on about this, but the most serious question is why all this expense and work to fix a citation issued to a FORMER political pal of New Jersey Governor Christie? Does someone owe someone a favor?

We will keep you posted!
.Just in! The case will be heard in Room 3202 at 10 A.M. tomorrow. EVERYONE is invited to attend and see how the State works to get a ticket dismissed using an officer (TEO) who has absolutely nothing to do with this citation!

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Florida D.O.T. Inspector General Opens Investigation Into Ticket Fixing Plus ?, Wheeler......Again....and much more......

| by Carl Cricket | February 27th, 2014 | 6292 words

So, it all kind of started with an email asking how to have a ticket that was issued, dismissed, claiming the ticket was issued “in error". Ticket number 5670 TKW and it was issued to a female named Erika George. The email was sent to a Clerk of the Courts employee by the Executive Director of Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti. The Clerk’s employee acted appropriately by alerting the Clerk who reported the request to the FDOT “Police", who in turn, gave it to FDLE, who, after they checked into it, gave the report to the Orange-Osceola State’s Attorney, Jeff Ashton. We’re told Ashton received the report on Monday. Since then, according to a source in Tallahassee, The Inspector General of the FDOT has now opened an investigation on the incident. Below, you can see the email from this executive director and also the mention of Atlee Mercer, who, as the chairperson of the Poinciana Parkway also sits on a transportation committee in Orlando and COINCIDENTALLY so does Scaccetti!

We also understand Mr. Mercer, after allegedly being asked by Scaccetti how to handle taking care of the ticket, called FORMER Clerk’s employee Kim Hennessy who allegedly advised Mercer to call the Clerk’s office.Oh what a web gets weaved! At least one local TV station is on the story and as things go along we’ll try to keep you informed as best we can. We should point out that the officer who issued the ticket would NOT withdraw it, or simply do away with it. 88|

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Rating: 3.5 out of 149 votes cast

Could A School Board Member Actually Be Earning HONEST Money? Osceola's Clerk of Court Seems To Be Correct And A Note From One Of You! more..........

| by Carl Cricket | February 16th, 2014 | 3911 words

Well, do we have some strong rumors to pass along here! Some, we believe, to be very, very true. Some, well, you can determine that for yourselves. All we do is gather and disseminate.
First, we noticed that we MAY have a school board member moonlighting at the Osceola County Fair! Check out this web page and tell us what you think; http://www.osceolacountyfair.com/calendar.html Could this be true? Could he actually have an outlet to collect actual EARNED money? Nahhhh, probably not but you never know unless you actually go to the Osceola County Fair!! If you do go, please let us know just WHO is “Wacky Wheeler"?

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Rating: 2.6 out of 326 votes cast

Help Identify Armed Robbery Suspects

| by KSIB | February 12th, 2014 | 218 words

Detectives Need Public’s Help in Identifying 7-Eleven Armed Robbery Suspects

02-12-2014 Osceola County – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives need the public’s help in identifying two armed robbery suspects.

On February 10 at approximately 3:09 a.m., deputies responded to 7-Eleven located at 4748 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee.

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with an employee who indicated a Hispanic male entered the store and approached the counter to pay for a soft drink. As the cashier was making the transaction, the suspect jumped over the counter and demanded money at knife point. He left the store with an undisclosed amount of money and possibly left with another suspect in a vehicle.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5′7” to 5′10” tall wearing dark pants with red stripes down the side, dark Nike shoes, a maroon jacket and a yellow skull cap with the eyes cut out. The second suspect is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic male wearing a dark sweater, dark pants with stripes down the side and black sandals.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at (800) 423-TIPS (8477). Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous, and tips that lead to the felony arrest of suspects and/or the recovery of stolen property and drugs are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 dollars.

Suspects entering 7-Eleven
Suspects entering 7-Eleven

Rating: 3.0 out of 85 votes cast