Ticket Scheme Cops Facing Termination?

We’re hearing from a number of sources that three officers involved in the phony ticket/false arrest scheme — Senior Corporals Jeff Nelson, Timothy Stecker, and Al Schoelen — are scheduled to be fired today.

Developing, as they say.

Update: Chief Kunkle says the attorney for the three officers and the DPD met yesterday. The attorney for the officers sought injunctive relief, and the two sides have agreed not to proceed further until after a special hearing scheduled for Jan. 8. The officers were, in fact, facing a disciplinary procedure today. According to a separate source, the assistant chief in charge of the matter is/was recommending termination.

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4 responses to “Ticket Scheme Cops Facing Termination?”

  1. Daniel says:

    They need to can that filthy subhuman gorilla who goes by the digraced name “Kattner,” as well.

  2. Anonymouse says:

    I wonder if we’ll be reading this as an “exclusive” from the DMN sometime in June.

  3. Rawlins says:

    I spoke with Kunkle myself at length, alone in his office in May 2006 about this, one of the (apparently) several ‘fake arrest’ scams, one of which I discovered personally and successfully exposed in court. Tip of the iceberg?

    This practice got its inception in the grizzly unbearable days of Terrell Bolton. Like a bad cologne, the odor lingers long after the over-saturated offender exits the room.

  4. DM says:

    Awesome! Personal insight here:

    My business partner was given a ticket for expired registration. After calling into the court he learned he had another fake ticket for the same thing on a different day which he wasn’t even in town to have committed.