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    Default This cant be true!!!!

    http://www.mugshotsocala.com/

    someone sent me this this morning. does anyone know if its true?
    click on the picture.......



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    *cough*choke* LMAO! NOT what I expected. now i'm dying to know...
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    Why would there be such a website, I'm thinking? Seems kind of fishy to me.
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    The fairly famous sheriff in Arizona or somewhere had a camera in the booking room with internet feed so you could see who was being booked.

    To me, this looks like the police blotter section of the local newspaper, but I could not find anything else about the incident so its legitimacy is up in the air right now.



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    Not sure why that website is so less official looking but arrest records and mug shots are public record, and can be looked up through the county sherriff's website.



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    thats what i thot but apparently all of the public records in fl are open for all to see. how else would they have the other people on their.



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    Quote Originally Posted by deltawave View Post
    Why would there be such a website, I'm thinking? Seems kind of fishy to me.
    It's run by an Ocala newspaper. I don't think it's a joke, and not sure why it'd be "fishy" - FL makes it pretty easy to dig up information on people who have been arrested/booked for something. There was a huge issue a few years ago w/ a horse show announcer - pretty sure it was "discovered" on a website just like this.
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    just talked to my friends in Ocala. Apparently this case has been a long time coming



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    Quote Originally Posted by deltawave View Post
    Why would there be such a website, I'm thinking? Seems kind of fishy to me.
    There are lots of websites like that. And some local papers publish mugshots (or the names of people taken into custody).

    Found a couple similar sites from Tampa Bay and Arizona... guessing that publicizing arrests is a sort of public shaming method of deterrence. or something.
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    This is really sad.



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    Edited because I didn't realize what the charges were..
    Hadn't noticed you could click on the picture and find out what it was.

    What a jerk.
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    Not what I was expecting.

    Uh, anyone know WHY this happened?

    Edited- nevermind, just clicked on his pic and found out. Asshole



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    How terribly sad.
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    Wow If true, what an ASS!



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    Sooooo, my question - Darren is HIV postive? That's what the charge is: HIV positive person having sex without informing partner of status.
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    There is nothing funny about this. It is very sad. Sad for Darren as well as whoever brought charges against him. This should not be posted in this forum...it is NOT horse related.



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    This is no laughing matter. I'm horrified that people find humor in this.

    This is a man who sustained serious brain injury. His life is obviously in deep disarray, probably with a pile-up of alienated friends and family who've tried but failed to help him.

    (Also, HIV isn't the death sentence it once was. The US finally lifted the inhumane, discriminatory restrictions which banned HIV+ people from visiting the US for 22 years. Let's not slide back into cooties mode, okay?)



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    You know I agree that this is sad, most especially for the poor individual who brought the charges. But as far as the topic not being appropriate for this venue, well, that I'm not so sure of.

    This individual has over the years consistently promoted himself (and been promoted by the higher-ups) as the "face" of eventing (and from a PR persepctive rightly so--he's attractive, well-spoken, humorous, and rode a big black stallion, doesn't get easier for the mainstream media than that, LOL). Then with all the main stream publicity following his accident, he truly became the public face of eventing. In addition, his ad is at the top of the forum. As I have warned for years, as a quasi member of the horse media, there is a price to be paid for wanting to be a star. This is it.

    About a decade or more ago Mark Todd was embroiled in a scandal in the UK. Big flashy headlines in mainstream newspapers and magazines over there, paparazzi following him, sordid interviews with supposed lovers, drug dealers, etc. I said then, back on the USEA BB, that if we push our sport in to the mainstream, such as it is in Europe, these are the kinds of things we should expect from time to time.

    And looky here.

    I'm as sorry as I can be for all involved, truly, but there is no way this isn't a relevant, pertinent topic.
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    Yes it is very sad....

    ...and I really don't think those who thought it was funny knew what the charges were when they initially commented.

    But I could be wrong.



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    i agree phoenix farm. he is an individual who portrays himself as a role model to not just kids but adults who are involved in this sport. if you put yourself out there you need to me ready to deal with the consequences when you choose conduct yourselves in a manner that is not worthy of the admiration. you need to be held accountable for your consequences. just beacause he is a public figure does not give him the righ to anonymity that others are not privy to.



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