O/R - Release for Patrick Courtney!
When Patrick asked to be released on OR, the judge denied his request because of his record from when he was 18 years old. He is now 31 years old and has been a productive member of society. He has been incarcerated for almost 2 years awaiting trial, and should be able to come home in the meantime. Those who agree please sign below.. The NTSB concluded it\'s investigation into the crash as pilot error. The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows: \"the pilot\'s failure to maintain adequate terrain clearance while maneuvering over rising terrain in a box canyon. Also causal was the pilot\'s failure to adhere to procedures/directives regarding minimum altitude requirements.\" Source for this information is: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.aspev_id=20060916X01351&key=1 On that site there is also a full narrative report into the crash! This is public record and these links were in the paper, for all to go see! Judge reduces charges http://www.recorderonline.com/news/courtney_11048___article.html/judge_fires.html Judge denies to dismiss charges against Patrick http://www.recorderonline.com/news/jackson_9588___article.html/cdf_ward.html 2,000 pages of late discovery turned over, and no discovery sanctions! http://www.recorderonline.com/news/ward_9535___article.html/courtney_jackson.html Vodka and Gun in the plane another withheld discovery: http://www.recorderonline.com/news/information_9659___article.html/courtney_crash.html Main article about the Vodka and Gun in the plane http://www.recorderonline.com/news/jackson_9887___article.html/ward_investigators.html Top ten for the city of Porterville for 2006, his story made number 7. http://www.recorderonline.com/news/porterville_10167___article.html/year_city.html There are some links to the right of the page----> You may have to copy and paste the whole link!