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Sir Charles Makes Fast Break from Jail

3/9/2009 1:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Charles Barkley|Breaking NewsCharles Barkley is done with his jail sentence.

Barkley was released from Tent City Jail in Arizona just before 8:00 AM today after serving his 3 day stint for a DUI bust.

For his safety, he was housed in a separate tent from other inmates and had his meals brought to him.

No word on how far Sir Charles got in "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Spanish."

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toofastforyou!    

FIRST AGAIN SUCKERS!!!

2054 days ago
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TheRaw420    

When is the DMV installing the MANDATORY "DUI Interlock System" in his vehicle?? Can you keep us informed on this one?

2054 days ago
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TheRaw420    

And when the "Mandatory DUI Interlock System" is installed, it would be "Golden" if TMZ can capture a picture of this guy blowing into the DUI Interlock Breath tester of his vehicle... I hope everyone keeps a close eye on this one. Also how long is his DMV suspension for?

2054 days ago
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TheRaw420    

And for the record, Everyone is paying very, very close attention to
this DUI case in Arizona. We are watching and paying very close
attention to not Mr Barkley so to speak, but how everyone around Mr.
Barkely is actin in this DUI case. If you pay attention and watch
very close , you've notice how "Special Treatment" works, from the
Judge, Prosecutors, Police, Jailers, the Sheriff ( Especially the
Sheriff) they all seem to have dropped the ball in upholding these
now
"Fantasy Make Believe DUI Laws"

People like you and I, will get the Max 30 days ,
pink underwear, black and white stripes, no work fur-low, Charles
Barkley Gets 36 hours, a
press conference and work fur-low, no pink underwear, no black
stripes?

Watch how the police, prosecutors, Judges, Jailers and Sheriff have
all acted on behalf of the people of Arizona, and the Nation in
regards to "Celebrity Justice" it seems in this case that crime does
pay, especially if you have celebrity status.

These people have got to be held Accountable for their actions in
this case.
The words "Malfeasant, and Inept" come to mind.
so we can't place blame on Mr Barkley, we can place blame on the
people
running the system.

God job everybody, the Emperor has no clothes

2054 days ago
5.

ME    

YEA, YOU'RE FIRST AGAIN TOOFASTFORYOU BECAUSE YOU NEED TO GET A DAMN LIFE. I DON'T KNOW HOW CHARLES MADE IT THROUGH SUCH A LONG JAIL STAY.

2054 days ago
6.

greeneyedlass    

Why did he only get 3 days???!!! Any other "normal" person would have had to serve more, AND they wouldn't be separated from the other inmates. The legal system needs to stop coddling these people when they break the law...by making him only serve three days, and by separating him...you didn't teach him a lesson, you gave him a break. Put these "celebrities" in with everyone else who is serving time, let them see what they REALLY have to look forward to should they do it again.

2054 days ago
7.

Jess    

BS Special treatment all the way.

2054 days ago
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Rip M 2 Shreds    

Hey Milk Dud Head, shut your yap. The more you talk, the dumber you become. STFU.

2054 days ago
9.

savvydude    

Isn't this guys' 15 minutes over yet? He's noisy, boring and his voice irritates.

2054 days ago
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TheRaw420    

Any competent human being knows that one day is a full 24 hour cycle, so 3 days equals 72 hours.
Again here, we have Inept jailers, Inept Sheriff, Inept Judge, Inept Prosecutor.... It has now become a "Fantasy land Make Believe Alice in Wonderland' legal system in Arizona regarding their DUI laws.

Can somebody explain to the smart people? --how 3 days equaling 72 hours magically appears as only 36 hours?
We are all awaiting a special "Inept Answer" to this one!

2053 days ago
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F Wilson    

I was present as an observer for Arizona Mothers Against Drunk Driving when Charles Barkley was brought in for processing at the East Valley DUI Task Force command center. Throughout this time he conducted himself as a gentleman and the only special treatment he was given was that he was kept in the van until he was released. This is standard procedure that is used with anyone who is a juvenile, public fighure, or semi public figure. The sentence of 10 days in jail with 7 suspended on condition of successful completion of an alcohol abuse traing course is also within the normal sentencing standard for Scottsdale Municipal Court.

Through out the entire process I do not believe that he received any special treatment, and I have observd hundreds of DUI arrests in Arizona, and studied over 200 DUI sentences from the Scottsdale Municipal Court

2053 days ago
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TheRaw420    

I might also add this; the work fur-low release does not count as time being served while he's not in jail behind bars! So 3 days in Arizona is really considered 'half days' ? So he got 3 "Half Days" in jail a total of 36 hours. Seems like everyone on this thread is turning a blind eye?

The people of America demand the same treatment fair and balanced to everyone, being held in "Tent City" and across the nation for the exact same offense as Mr. Barkley. Release every inmate from jail for first time DUI's in 36 hours starting right now.

The Emperor has no clothes.

What say you?

2053 days ago
13.

Citizen Strange    

The Porkshank Redemption

2053 days ago
14.

YA YA    

Give me a break. He is out already.

He better hurry up, last call is in about 10 hrs LA time.

2053 days ago
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flyby    

Look who is calling other people "jackass"... Barkley. He will be back in jail as he will repeat his DUI again, and again. He is a big mouthed , over-bearing mess. No one wants to listen to your opinions drunken, washed up b-ball player.

2053 days ago
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