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Mel Gibson's Arresting Cop Wins Court Victory

2/22/2011 4:16 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The L.A. County Deputy Sheriff who arrested Mel Gibson in 2006 for DUI will be allowed to take his Department to trial, on grounds it retaliated against him after Mel's anti-Semitic rant appeared on TMZ.

James Mee

A judge just rejected L.A. County's motion to dismiss James Mee's lawsuit, on grounds he waited too long to file it.

Mee was ordered by his superiors to remove 4 pages of his original report, which detailed Mel's diatribe against Jews, including, "The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world."  The Sheriff tried covering up Mel's behavior, claiming the DUI arrest was executed "without incident."

The L.A. County Sheriff and other officials believe Mee leaked the document to TMZ.

After TMZ obtained the 4-pages and published them, Mee, who is Jewish, claims his superiors went after him with a vengeance, getting search warrants, passing him over for promotion and allegedly harassing him.

Mee claims in his lawsuit  the Sheriff's Department is discriminating against him because he's Jewish.  Now a jury will decide if he's right.

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31.

I Chinee    

Who cars? This Mee guy sounds like a straight up whiner. Maybe something didn't go his way and he got pissed. There are worse things that could have happened to this guy.

1234 days ago
32.

christy    

He will NEVER win this.

1234 days ago
33.

anonym    

GO,MEL! 200% support you . FIGHT all this trash. SAFE AMERICA AND YOUR FAMILY

Everyone sees who is behind this smear campaign

GOD BLESS YOU

1234 days ago
34.

Tellthetruth59    

Someone wants Mel and the Sherif to go down. Who could it be? Such interesting timing:

Mee decided to sue in the midst of the drama between Gibson and the General.

http://www.tmz.com/2010/09/07/officer-who-busted-mel-gibson-sues-deputy-officer-drunk-driving-dui-anti-semitic-james-mee/

Sherif wanted lawsuit thrown in in Oct:

http://www.tmz.com/2010/10/05/mel-gibson-officer-james-mee-dui-malibu-police-lawsuit-discrmination-relatiation/

Voila! The week the DA is supposed to make a decision about Mel and General Grig we have a new Mee story.

1234 days ago
35.

TMZgossip    

LIAR from Team LUNATIC is at it again

from the Lawyer thread:

1626.

I won't be going to the new thread to post. Mee bores that crap out of me. He needs a pacifer and a diaper change.

Posted at 11:45 AM on Feb 22, 2011 by Tellthetruth59
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never believe a Team LUNATICer!!!!!!

1234 days ago
36.

JLS    

And herein lies the problem with Mel Gibson not unlike Lindsay Lohan's problem in life.

Everybody sugar coats and denies what they've done.
The day of reckoning is coming for old Mel. You can't slap someone and just walk away. It's law. He'll soon realize this (no matter how many foreigners posting here think you can).

1234 days ago
37.

Tellthetruth59    

LIAR from Team LUNATIC is at it again

from the Lawyer thread:

1626.

I won't be going to the new thread to post. Mee bores that crap out of me. He needs a pacifer and a diaper change.

Posted at 11:45 AM on Feb 22, 2011 by Tellthetruth59
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never believe a Team LUNATICer!!!!!!

Posted at 12:59 PM on Feb 22, 2011 by TMZgossip
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Changed my mind. A woman's prerogative.

1234 days ago
38.

TMZgossip    

Changed my mind. A woman's prerogative.

Posted at 1:01 PM on Feb 22, 2011 by Tellthetruth59
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no
you lied
typical behavior for Team LUNATIC

1234 days ago
39.

Tellthetruth59    

New thread.

http://www.tmz.com/2011/02/22/mel-gibson-oksana-grigorieva-d-a-charged-domestic-violence-extortion-district-attorney/#c4081802

1234 days ago
40.

Tellthetruth59    

Changed my mind. A woman's prerogative.

Posted at 1:01 PM on Feb 22, 2011 by Tellthetruth59
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no
you lied
typical behavior for Team LUNATIC

Posted at 1:03 PM on Feb 22, 2011 by TMZgossip
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I can't take that too seriously coming from Team Clueless.

1234 days ago
41.

Puckett    

Mee will win this one.

Mel went on a hateful rant about people of Jewish faith during his DUI arrest. The officer was Jewish. So far so good, no harm done. Mee has no right to not be offended by perps he arrests.

But then Mee wrote an honest police report that do***ented the entire incident that lead to Mel's DUI arrest.

Now it get's troublesome for the PD. Mee's superiors ordered him to remove the pages do***enting Mel's hateful rant about Jews and resisting arrest.

Whatever their reason for doing so it now looks like they reprimanded a jewish officer who wrote a truthful police report do***enting how a Hollywierd celebrity went on a antisemetic rant during his arrest.

To top it off...after the missing pages were leaked to the press they went on a witch hunt trying to discredit Mee for leaking what they tried to cover up.

This ain't going to trial. At least if the PD is smart they won't let it go that far. A jury will hand them their ass if this goes to trial.

1234 days ago
42.

anonym    

And herein lies the problem with Mel Gibson not unlike Lindsay Lohan's problem in life.

Everybody sugar coats and denies what they've done.
The day of reckoning is coming for old Mel. You can't slap someone and just walk away. It's law. He'll soon realize this (no matter how many foreigners posting here think you can).

Posted at 1:00 PM on Feb 22, 2011 by JLS

Most American are posting here, JLS

BUT, In contrast from you,JLS, these people whom you call foreigners-have honor and dignity.

1234 days ago
43.

twilightmom    

He was being passed over for promotions *BEFORE* this happened with MG. Who's fault was that? MG's also? RDJ? RFK ??
Always someone else's fault. No accounting for his own actions or behaviors that probably was the reason for his being passed over for promotions before AND after MG's "diatribe".

Dipsh.it.
Sorry, is that anti-semitic?

1234 days ago
44.

stumpy    

39.

And herein lies the problem with Mel Gibson not unlike Lindsay Lohan's problem in life.

Everybody sugar coats and denies what they've done.
The day of reckoning is coming for old Mel. You can't slap someone and just walk away. It's law. He'll soon realize this (no matter how many foreigners posting here think you can).

Posted at 1:00 PM on Feb 22, 2011 by JLs
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You've defended every abuser posted on this site
except the one who most likely didn't do anything
wrong your the most two faced poster on here

1234 days ago
45.

stumpy    


Mee was ordered by his superiors to remove 4 pages of his original report, which detailed Mel's diatribe against Jews, including, "The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world." The Sheriff tried covering up Mel's behavior, claiming the DUI arrest was executed "without incident."
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As far as i heard it was mel didn't physically
resist he just talked now that talk may have been offensive
but it wasn't illegal he could have recited the Gettysburg address
if he wanted he had the right to say whatever he wanted as long as
he didn't interfere with the officer im certain the cop had heard similar or worse from drunks before what makes this noteworthy
oh yeah this drunk is famous the rant wasn't worthy of being included in the official report.

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