Let’s hope he gets the help he needs!
If you remember from back in January, the former Governor of Alaska blamed Track Palin‘s arrest for domestic violence on the President himself, alleging the Commander in Chief wasn’t doing enough for veterans like Track, and that’s why he was arrested on DV and weapons charges.
Now, though, Track has been assessed by the courts and it turns out Obama is NOT to blame for the young Palin’s domestic abuse issues — it’s alcohol that’s the culprit!
Track’s lawyer, Kevin T. Fitzgerald, told reporters what he expects for Track as treatment will be announced later this month:
“I would expect it has some alcohol component. In all candor, Track could be well-served by treatment. We got a very favorable resolution.”
In total, the Anchorage District Attorney’s office ended up pleading Track WAY down; his original crimes included domestic violence assault, interfering with a domestic violence police call, and possession of a weapon while intoxicated, but he only ended up pleading guilty only to the third and the other two were dismissed.
Next up for Track, a several-month therapeutic program through the Veterans Administration, outlined by Anchorage DA Clinton Champion:
“If he completes the treatment, the last charge too will be dismissed. If he doesn’t then he’s looking at 180 days ├óΓé¼┬ª with two years of informal probation.”
We’re glad Track is getting the treatment he needs, but should the domestic abuse charges really be dismissed completely?
What do YOU think??
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