Should Chris Simcox Get a Plea Deal on His Molestation Charges?
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery
Photo by Matthew Hendley
The Feathered Bastard reports that it looks like former Minuteman/alleged child molester Chris Simcox is landing a plea deal on those kid-diddlin' charges.
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office may seem to hand out plea deals like candy on Halloween, but it seems like a cheap move to offer one to a guy who stood shoulder-to-shoulder with some power-players in the county, apparently including none other than County Attorney Bill Montgomery.
Montgomery had apparently gone on at least one Minuteman patrol with Simcox, according to multiple accounts.
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As videographer Dennis Gilman put it in the comments section of a blog post yesterday, "You offer a scumbag like Simcox a plea deal and over-charge undocumented parents for working with every (possible) thing you can throw at them." (See: Bill Montgomery Is No Immigration Moderate.)
Although the details of this plea agreement haven't been made public, it's already not looking good.
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