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Melissa Giove Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charges

melissa giove pleads guilty to marijuana charges   Melissa Giove Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charges

Yesterday, former downhill world champion Melissa “Missy” Giove plead guilty to conspiracy charges in relation to a marijuana smuggling ring. Along with 37-year-old Giove, two others were arrested; 26-year-old Tamara Geagly and 30-year-old Eric Canori in New York in June. At the time of the arrest, DEA agents seized more than 300 pounds of marijuana. Giove has agreed to cooperate with authorities, under the assumption that they will recommend a lighter sentence for her. Her sentencing will take place on March 25th, 2010, but even with cooperation with authorities, she still faces up to five years in prison.

Via Velo News….

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Dr. Thompson Found Guilty in LA Road Rage Trial

dr thompson found guilty in la road rage trial   Dr. Thompson Found Guilty in LA Road Rage Trial

On July 4th, 2008, former Emergency Room Doctor Christopher Thomas Thompson was involved in an incident on Mandeville Canyon Rd in Los Angeles where he was accused of stopping his car in front of two cyclists. One of the cyclists went through the rear window, and the other flipped over the car and landed in the road. The cyclists say that there was another incident on the same road, where they barely avoided hitting the rear of Dr. Thompson’s car. Today, Dr. Thompson was found guilty of charges of assault with a deadly weapon, reckless driving causing specified bodily injury, battery with serious bodily injury, and mayhem. He was handcuffed immediately following the verdict was read, and is being held without bail until sentencing. Dr. Thompson is facing up to five years in prison. Stay tuned for more coverage of the LA Road Rage…

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