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Bergins Court date

Dec 11, 1:30?
Dec. 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Mauer's court is when Bergin is going to appear. Is this right? Is there a way to confirm this now and the day before (just in case The Clackamas County (in)Justice system tries deceiving the community, which is the routine with them)? The case(s) if not outright dismissed will be postponed until after the Kaady's civil trial. But still... all of this information is still admissible including his medical, drug, alcohol etc. regardless of what the court and the Clackamas County DA's office does.

Once again the Clackamas County DA's office will be working for and advocating for a criminal to cover up person to person crimes! But they did it for MURDER, why not these?

He may be portrayed as a victim in all this who is suffering PSTD or something and be given some kind of warm and fuzzy treatment option with the hope of being able to present him as being "in recovery".

He may have lost his "special" status 06.Dec.2008 10:12

Al Tipic

Usually, once a cop hangs up his badge, he is no longer persona especial, and gets very little help from his former "brothers." That said, you are correct to assume that public agencies will do all that they can, to avoid paying for the sins of their employees, former or present. Your guess is as good as any, as to whether the arraignment will go on as scheduled. First, the schedule could be changed (this can be checked by calling the court on Wednesday), but more often, we have a no show, where the the defendant does not show, and a bench warrant is issued. More often than that, he sends his attorney in, and asks for more time, which is almost always granted. We shall see if Mr. Bergin has the rectal fortitude to show up for this, the very limited first appearance. Nothing exciting will occur there. If, by some stretch of the imagination, he should appear and plead guilty, then a sentencing hearing will be set. In any case, he (and the court) should be made aware that the world is still watching, and still cares about his murderous ass.

Brothers 06.Dec.2008 11:21

cit

His special status may be gone, but I think the point in this post is that clackamas county still has a civil case based on this guy.

Brothers 06.Dec.2008 11:21

cit

His special status may be gone, but I think the point in this post is that clackamas county still has a civil case based on this guy.

Status 06.Dec.2008 11:23

Cit

I think the point of this post is that clackamas county still desperately needs this guy.