UPDATE: ESPN is reporting that Powell has resigned. Hey, the Bengals could always use another cornerback.
In the wake of this whole Ryan Moats thing, we’ve seen an apology from Officer Robert Powell that only made him look like the sociopath that most of us assumed he was, anyway. And now even the wife of former Cowboys linebacker Zach Thomas has come forward and said that she filed a complaint against Powell after a traffic violation in 2007. From the Dallas Morning News:
The Thomases went public with their story after recognizing Powell on a video that shows him detaining Houston Texans running back Ryan Moats outside a hospital this month while Moats’ mother-in-law was dying inside.
In addition to a ticket for the illegal U-turn, Powell wrote Thomas four other tickets. They were for failure to show proof of insurance, running a red light, improper address on her driver’s license and not having a registration sticker on the windshield.
But that’s not the most disturbing fact to come to light in the aftermath. Read the rest of this entry »