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CMC Judge Carr Garners Media Attention in Creative Sentencing Case

Nov 21, 2012
Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pinkey Carr delivered a unique sentence to a woman who was driving on the sidewalk to avoid stopping for a school bus.

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pinkey Carr delivered a unique sentence to a woman who was driving on the sidewalk to avoid stopping for a school bus. The Judge sentenced the woman to hold a sign for two day that reads "Only an idiot would drive on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus".  Judge Carr also suspended the woman’s license for 6 months and she must pay a $250.00 fine.

This unique sentence made national news.  Judge Carr said she was inspired by Painesville Municipal Judge Michael Cicconetti, who is known for giving creative sentences.

 

To read more click on the following links.

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2012/11/cleveland_woman_holding_idiot.html

http://www.cleveland.com/tipoff/index.ssf/2012/11/judge_pinkey_carrs_sentencing.html

http://fox8.com/2012/11/14/idiot-sign-judge/

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