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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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46.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

Oh for goodness sske people think it out!

Lone Jewish police officer--said to get a tip offf from amoonshadows--pulls over a drunk Mel. No videos of the actual arrest--ODD--only 4 pages of the report from a Jewish officer (he couldn't have been pissed off about the Passion could he--like other Jews at that time were...nah....) 4 FOUR pages! FOUR pages covering parts of the arrest covered by department POLICY desoignated to NOT be reportable--why? BEcause all DRUNKS SAY STUPID SH*T AND THEY know that. So does Mee, but he chose to go against department policy and write it up anyway. THEN when he was corrected--as any officer would have been--he chose to get angry and take those pages to TMZ.

What was the department supposed to do: accept his very bad bahavior that was against policy? OR try to correct him--yet again as told by his service records.

Mee is a loser and a whiner wanting money for NOTHING--like lots of losers and whiners do.

1303 days ago
47.

O-C Guy    

L.A. cops let slide a lot of O.J.'s thuggery to his wife prior to her butchery. I guess these star-struck "hero" sheriffs & their brass are content with Mel . . . until they have to call out the coroner to pick-up & sew up the pieces of one of his victims.

1303 days ago
48.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    


O-C guy,

YOU gonna believe the lies of the golddigger, regardless of her many versions of what happened (go look up a side by side comparision by Ruth Houston at the Examiner)?

If you are that simple minded, uninformed...say I have this bridge Ineed to sell....

1303 days ago
49.

Carvey    

It has never exactly been a secret that the L.A. County Sheriff's department is an anti-Semitic institution. Cops in general are anti-Semites. The only thing cops hate more than Jews are blacks. Even self-loathing Jewish cops hate Jews. That's why they become cops.

1303 days ago
50.

Ray    

Why would you say that Carvey? I know cops and they do not hate me. Do you have anything besides rhetoric to back up such a claim?

1303 days ago
51.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

That's a pretty ignorant statement Carvey.

Back it up with some facts and you miht get a better response with it.

1303 days ago
52.

TMZgossip    

Oh for goodness sske people think it out!

Lone Jewish police officer--said to get a tip offf from amoonshadows--pulls over a drunk Mel. No videos of the actual arrest--ODD--only 4 pages of the report from a Jewish officer (he couldn't have been pissed off about the Passion could he--like other Jews at that time were...nah....) 4 FOUR pages! FOUR pages covering parts of the arrest covered by department POLICY desoignated to NOT be reportable--why? BEcause all DRUNKS SAY STUPID SH*T AND THEY know that. So does Mee, but he chose to go against department policy and write it up anyway. THEN when he was corrected--as any officer would have been--he chose to get angry and take those pages to TMZ.

What was the department supposed to do: accept his very bad bahavior that was against policy? OR try to correct him--yet again as told by his service records.

Mee is a loser and a whiner wanting money for NOTHING--like lots of losers and whiners do.

Posted at 5:01 PM on Feb 22, 2011 by Sam
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why are you lying about this?
1. the arrest was recorded, both by Mee at the scene and by the desk sgt at the police station.
2. anything said in the presence of a police officer during an arrest is certainly pertinent.
3. Initially the Police spokesman stated that Gibson was arrested 'without incident'. It was only AFTER the 4 pages from the police report were leaked that the spokesperson backtracked.
4. Gibson admitted to making the statements.

Since the arrest, Mee claims he was targeted for exposing the relationship between Gibson & Baca -- a relationship that afforded Gibson the luxury of not being charged with DUI on 2 previous stops in the county.

Put down the twinkies long enough to actually read the history on the arrest.

btw. it was the Police Services Board ruled that Mee does have legitimate grounds to sue the Sheriffs Dept and the county.

1303 days ago
53.

Swede    

Mee wishes he had Gibsons looks!!!(and fame, fortune and money!)

1302 days ago
54.

American1776    

Mel is right

1298 days ago
55.

zisska a Jewess    

That gman is not even Jewish he is from a Jewish father. ...

What people do for money sounds just like the racist Russians and Polish converts....Terrible money insurance scams they are good at...

944 days ago
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