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    Quote Originally Posted by brunette trixie;3207007;
    She looks pretty good for a mug shot, although she looks like she is about to burst into tears.

    I think they should pass a law that once you reach a certain level of fame, you aren't allowed to drive anymore, you must be hire a chaffeur or use cabs.
    Yes. Call it the Spears Law.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brunette trixie;3207007;
    She looks pretty good for a mug shot, although she looks like she is about to burst into tears.
    those are the eyes of someone definitely under the influence! look at how large her pupils are ... they should be smaller in that light. drugs cause your pupils to react to light differently than when you're sober.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barefootdyke;3207835;
    those are the eyes of someone definitely under the influence! look at how large her pupils are ... they should be smaller in that light. drugs cause your pupils to react to light differently than when you're sober.
    Which is why bars are dark.
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    I guess they are now starting to say that the CHP had gross misconduct in her arrest. They shot pictures of her using their cell phones, etc. which is not something they are supposed to do. There is talk that this may be thrown out of court because not one officer actually saw her driving the car, only sitting in it.
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    And now it is coming out that the whole thing might have been a bogus set-up from the start.

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    Good Lord what these arse's will do to get stories and money!
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    "...each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one." - Mitch Albom, one helluva writer

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    Simpson guilty on all charges in robbery trial - Yahoo! News

    Simpson guilty on all charges in robbery trial

    By LINDA DEUTSCH, AP Special Correspondent 13 minutes ago

    LAS VEGAS - O.J. Simpson, who went from American sports idol to celebrity-in-exile after he was acquitted of murder in 1995, was found guilty Friday of robbing two sports-memorabilia dealers at gunpoint in a Las Vegas hotel room.
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    Simpson, 61, could spend the rest of his life in prison. Sentenced was set for Dec. 5.

    A weary and somber Simpson released a heavy sigh as the charges were read by the clerk in Clark County District Court. He was immediately taken into custody.

    The Hall of Fame football star was convicted of kidnapping, armed robbery and 10 other charges for gathering up five men a year ago and storming into a room at a hotel-casino, where the group seized several game balls, plaques and photos. Prosecutors said two of the men with him were armed; one of them said Simpson asked him to bring a gun.

    The verdict came 13 years to the day after Simpson was cleared of murdering his ex-wife and a friend of hers in Los Angeles in one of the most sensational trials of the 20th century.

    Simpson's co-defendant, Clarence "C.J." Stewart, 54, also was found guilty on all charges and taken into custody.

    Simpson showed little emotion as officers handcuffed him and walked him out of the courtroom. His sister, Carmelita Durio, sobbed behind him. As spectators left the courtroom, Durio collapsed and paramedics were called, court spokesman Michael Sommermeyer said.

    Jurors made no eye contact with the defendants.

    Judge Jackie Glass made no comment other than to thank the jury for its service and to deny motions for the defendants to be released on bail.

    She refused to give the lawyers extended time to file a motion for new trial, which under Nevada law must be filed within seven days. The attorneys said they needed time to submit a voluminous record.

    "I've sat through the trial," Glass said. "If you want a motion for new trial, send me something."

    From the beginning, Simpson and lawyers argued the incident was not a robbery, but an attempt to reclaim mementos that had been stolen from him. He said he did not ask anyone to bring a weapon and did not see any guns.

    The defense portrayed Simpson as a victim of shady characters who wanted to make a buck off his famous name, and police officers who saw his arrest as an opportunity to "get" him and avenge his acquittal.

    Prosecutors said Simpson's ownership of the memorabilia was irrelevant; it was still a crime to try to take things by force.

    "When they went into that room and forced the victims to the far side of the room, pulling out guns and yelling, `Don't let anybody out of here!' six very large people detaining these two victims in the room with the intent to take property through force or violence from them that's kidnapping," prosecutor David Roger said.

    Kidnapping is punishable by five years to life in prison. Armed robbery carries a mandatory sentence of at least two years behind bars, and could bring as much as 30.

    Simpson, who now lives in Miami, did not testify but was heard on a recording of the confrontation screaming that the dealers had stolen his property. "Don't let nobody out of this room," he declared and told the other men to scoop up his items, which included a photo of Simpson with former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover.

    Four other men charged in the case struck plea bargains that saved them from potential prison sentences in return for their testimony. Some of them had criminal records or were otherwise compromised in some way. One, for example, was an alleged pimp who testified he had a revelation from God telling him to take a plea bargain.

    Memorabilia dealer Thomas Riccio, who arranged and secretly recorded the hotel-room confrontation, said he netted $210,000 from the media for the tapes.

    Similarly, minutes after the Sept. 13, 2007, incident, one of the alleged victims, sports-memorabilia dealer Alfred Beardsley, was calling news outlets, and the other, Bruce Fromong, spoke of getting "big money" from the case.

    Simpson's past haunted the case. Las Vegas police officers were heard in the recordings chuckling over Simpson's misfortune and crowing that if Los Angeles couldn't "get" him, they would.

    During jury selection, Simpson's lawyers expressed fears that people who believed he got away with murder might see this case as a chance to right a wrong.

    As a result, an usually large pool of 500 potential jurors was called, and they were given a 26-page questionnaire. Half were almost instantly eliminated after expressing strong feelings that Simpson should have been convicted of murder.

    The judge instructed the jurors to put aside Simpson's earlier case.

    In closing arguments, defense attorney Yale Galanter acknowledged that what Simpson did to recover his memorabilia was not right. "But being stupid, and being frustrated is not being a criminal," he said.

    He added: "This case has taken on a life of its own because of Mr. Simpson's involvement. You know that. I know that. Every cooperator, every person who had a gun, every person who had an ulterior motive, every person who signed a book deal, every person who got paid money, the police, the district attorney's office, is only interested in one thing: Mr. Simpson."


    O.J. Simpson is handcuffed after a verdict of guilty on all counts was read

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    Hey, OJ. Your cell has been waiting for you for MUCH too long!

    No sympathy here. NONE. I don't give a CRAP if the jury was hardly objective on this one.

    My sympathy is all stored up for poor Heather Locklear. Who's never hurt anyone, at least as a real person (as opposed to fictional characters she's played). All she's done is foolishly date an almost unending stream of scumbags and have paparazzi come after her.

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    As for OJ, he made his bed and now he has to lie in it.

    He was aquitted for the murders and to try to "punish" him for it by using this case is wrong under the US legal system. But he was wrong to committ the robbery and it sounds as if he was found guilty for it and will be serving time.
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