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California Deputy's Retaliation Suit Involving Mel Gibson Arrest Continues

February 24, 2011  | 


Mel Gibson's booking photo from July 28, 2006, after Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy James Mee arrested him in Malibu for driving drunk.

A judge declined to toss a lawsuit brought by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy James Mee claiming his agency retailiated against him after he arrested Mel Gibson, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Mee claims he was passed over for promotions and had his job performance unfairly scrutinized, after he resisted a supervisor's request to keep derogatory remarks made by Gibson out of the arrest report.

Read the full story at LATimes.com.

Related:

Deputy Who Arrested Mel Gibson Sues His Agency

Tags: Cops Suing Agencies, L.A. County Sheriff, Celebrities


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1098sam @ 2/24/2011 9:54 PM

There appears to have been no reason for the actual comments to be included in the first report, and his watch Sergeant was right in not approving open comments that had no bearing on his arrest. Another case of individuality by a malcontent that wanted to make a big media splach, perhasps thinking it would give him some degree of peer approval. It seems to have backfired!

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