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Obama's Uncle Says Cops Had No Right to Stop Him

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 4:19 pm on November 18, 2011
Obama's uncle arrested in Framingham (Aug 24, 2011)

Mugshot: Onyango Obama, 8/24/2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - President Obama's uncle, Onyango "Omar" Obama, who nearly hit FPD Officer Val Krishtal and was subsequently arrested for OUI near the Chicken Bone Saloon in Downtown Framingham on August 24th appeared in court this week for a status hearing on the OUI charge.

"Uncle Omar" as the President refers to him in his book, "Dreams From My Father", is an illegal alien, ordered to leave the U.S. two decades ago, but somehow managed to remain in the country, get a social security number, get a job, (at Conti's Liquors on Concord St. n Framingham), and quietly go about his life in Framingham.

At the status hearing this week, Onyango Obama's lawyer, Atty. P. Scott Bratton told Judge Robert Grecco that he would be filing a "Motion to Supress", claiming the police did not have probable cause to pull his client over in the first place.

Among other things, what the attorney would be seeking to suppress is the 1.4 breathalyzer results, (nearly twice the legal limit), and all other ...[read more]


Framingham Pharmacy Report Leads to Doctor Indictment

Filed under: Health & Fitness by News Staff at 6:37 am on September 1, 2011
MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham / Natick (logo)

Dr. Kathleen Porter, who was affiliated with MetroWest Medical Center and had her medical license restricted regarding performing surgery has now been indicted on prescription drug related charges.

FRAMINGHAM, MA --- (Press Release by Middlesex D.A.'s Office) -- A Doctor was indicted today on nine counts of illegally prescribing controlled substances, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone informed the public today.

Kathleen Porter, 59, of Needham Heights, was indicted by a Middlesex grand jury on charges of illegally prescribing controlled substances (9 counts) and furnishing false information in an application.

An arraignment date has not yet been set.

“We allege that Dr. Porter took advantage of her position and completely disregarded her patients’ obvious addictions by failing to address their pain needs in a medically responsible manner,” District Attorney Leone said.  “We further allege that the defendant acted in extremely bad faith, putting multiple peoples’ health in jeopardy by recklessly feeding their addictions with no legitimate medical purpose.”

“A license to prescribe is not a license to traffic in drugs and that is what Dr. Porter is alleged to have done with this indictment. The abuse of prescription ...[read more]


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