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Fmr. Nassau County commissioner avoids jail time on DUI charge

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Updated: 5/29/2013 12:25 pm
YULEE, Fla. -- Former Nassau County Commissioner Stacy Johnson has entered a no-contest plea to a DUI charge.

She was arrested in her driveway in June 2012. At the time, Johnson refused to take a Breathalyzer test. She later stepped down from her post.

Johnson agreed to pay court costs of $223 and a fee to the State Attorney's office of $50.
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TOMMY - 5/30/2013 6:40 AM
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Just think the people of nassau county voted this pos into office. This is an injustice to society. It teaches us all, if you are a politician, police or a public figure, you can get out of anything! What a shame!

c9bcrewman - 5/29/2013 4:52 PM
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pretty girl get's away with it. throw the book at her. lol

GaSweetPea4u - 5/29/2013 4:50 PM
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This is ridiculous!! Because she was a County Commissioner, the charge was dropped. The punishment should be the same across the board no matter who you are. Instead, an average citizen faces jail time, loses his/her job of MANY years, pays $1000s in fines, has probation, and has multiple other penalties. Absolutely no justice was served here, and if she did it once, it probably wasn't the first time, and will probably happen again. Just sick!

Karen smith - 5/29/2013 4:04 PM
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DOJ should get involved.

TOMMY - 5/29/2013 3:51 PM
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What about the assault charge when she got into a fight at the hotel, was that dropped too?

TOMMY - 5/29/2013 3:38 PM
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She hired David Robbins for her attorney and her judge was Donald Moran, she partied with them,and they dropped all charges, what a scam!

htos1 - 5/29/2013 1:06 PM
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Just wow!How can a person be sent to prison FOR FIVE YEARS in Nassau for ONLY a second ever dwlsr-because Julia Mixon stole the payments that individual made to the county,and the county PROSECUTED THE CITIZEN!!!!!Nassau county is DEEPLY corrupt,fight them at every turn.No justice for the Mixon victims,no peace for corruptocrats!

C1976AS - 5/29/2013 12:23 PM
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What a joke. Also, the title of this story does not fit the story. She avoided prosecution on the DUI charge. The writer of this should be ashamed. I guess our legal system is not really blind. That state prosecutor should be looked at under a microscope. If this is not the norm, remove him or her from office. A complete insult. I thought the idea was to have a punishment so that we keep Floridians safer. What a joke. Reopen the case, there is a tremendous amount of evidence including dash cams to be used as evidence.
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