Arrested politicians 2011

Monday, 11 July 2011

Arrested politicians 2011- There are really high standards set for the elected politicians who has to make laws. But that is not always remain same and there are examples where law makers get arrested and turned to law breakers.

Arrested politicians 2011

Though they are held to a higher standard than most, some elected officials can't seem to stay out of trouble. The mayor of northeastern Wisconsin town of Marinette, Robert Harbick, 68, was recently arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. - Marinette's mayor has paid a fine of nearly $900 after pleading no contest to drunken driving.  Sen. John McGeepled guilty for a similar crime. We take a look at cases of law makers turned law breakers.

Rex Rammell

Date of arrest: June 24, 2011
Reason of arrest: Rex Rammell charged of influencing a jury.
Rex Rammell, a former gubernatorial candidate from the Gem State was arrested at a live press conference by county sheriffs. His verdict was recently handed down and he was found guilty.

Rep. Joseph Brennan

Date of arrest: June 23, 2011
Reason of arrest: Joe Brennan arrest for drunk driving.
U.S. Rep. Joseph F. Brennan, from the state of Pennsylvania, was arrested outside his district office in a biblical-sounding town for suspicion of this irresponsible behavior.

Georges Tron

Date of arrest: June 20, 2011
Reason of arrest: Georges Tron arrested over allegations of sexual assault.
Georges Tron, a senior politician from France, was forced to resign his position after his arrest, which he said was based on a political feud.

Senator John McGee

Date of arrest: June 19, 2011
Reason of arrest: Senator John Mcgee was arrested for drunk driving and grand theft.
U.S. Senator John McGee from the state of Idaho, the 38-year-old Republican Majority Caucus Chairman and 2006 “Republican Legislator of the Year,” shocked his constituency when he was booked last month on two serious charges.

John Galloway

Date of arrest: June 7, 2011
Reason of arrest: PA Legislator John Galloway busted for DUI in Harrisburg.
U.S. Rep. John Galloway, a state representative of Pennsylvania, was taken into custody in the early hours of the morning in this historic capital.

Frederick Wintle Maine

Date of arrest: May 21, 2011
Reason of arrest: Frederick Wintle arrested on charges of carrying a concealed weapon and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.
Frederick Wintle, a politician from the New England state of Maine, was arrested in the parking lot of a well-known doughnut restaurant, Dunkin' Donuts, for a surprisingly aggressive offense.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Date of arrest: May 14, 2011
Reason of arrest: Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrested for sex charges.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, president of the IMF, resigned his position after his arrest. Although Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest on July 1, his dream of becoming president of France in 2012 may be over.

Rep. Robert A. Watson

Date of arrest: May 3, 2011
Reason of arrest: Robert Watson was arrested on DUI and drug possession charges in Connecticut.
Robert A. Watson, a state representative from Rhode Island, United States, was arrested in May in another state, which led to him being forced out of his position as a representative of house minority leader.

Mayor Vincent C. Gray

Date of arrest: April 11, 2011
Reason of arrest: Mayor Vincent Gray arrested in an Act of Civil Disobedience Protesting Congressional Budget.
Vincent C. Gray, a senior politician in district of Washington DC, was arrested following a protest against federal budget proposals having to do with a controversial issue of D.C abortion budget.
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