Government Misconduct in Rodney Franck Case

When Innocence Becomes Irrelevant

On April 23, 2015, at around 10:25 PM in downtown Vancouver, WA, an intoxicated 18 year-old male had a chance encounter and a brief verbal dispute with a 53-year old stranger over a request to “bum a cigarette.” The argument evolved into a violent physical act as the 18-year old male, Spencer Austin Pell, “snapped” according to his confession in…

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John Garrett Smith

John Garrett Smith Appeals to SCOTUS with Writ of Certiorari

Representing himself Pro Se before the Washington Supreme Court in 2017 after Clark County Prosecutors were granted discretionary review of his overturned 2014 conviction, John Garrett Smith submitted multiple briefs in which he exposed fraud upon the court and police misconduct that led to his conviction. Washington Supreme Court Justices ruled only on the narrow Privacy Act issue upon which…

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Medical Child Abuse Panic

A Child Abuse Pediatrician’s Ethical Obligation to “first do no harm”

Rookie child abuse pediatrician deemed expert above all others CARES Northwest Pediatrician Heather McKeag was the State’s primary witness to her own diagnosis of Medical Child Abuse (MCA) in the Oregon dependency case against Trisha DeLaurent. In a May 2nd jurisdictional decision, Judge Susan Svetkey repeatedly praised Dr. McKeag’s work on the case in spite of glaring inconsistencies and circular…

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Judge Susan Svetkey
Medical Child Abuse Panic

Jurisdictional Chicanery – Oregon Judge Rules Non-Judiciously against Washington Family

Portland, OR ~ On May 2nd, after a 3-week deliberation in the case of Oregon DHS v. Trisha DeLaurent, the long-anticipated jurisdictional decision that began 18 months ago was finally handed down by Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Susan Svetkey. In a 7-page diatribe in which her bias opinion was neither supported by law nor the record, Judge Svetkey continued…

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Medical Child Abuse Panic

Open Letter to the Multnomah County Commissioners Re Multidisciplinary Team (MDT)

Dear Multnomah County Commissioners, It is said that words are like weapons and can be used as a tool for either good or evil. Whether elected or appointed, we entrust those placed in positions of authority within government, via our consent to be governed, to carefully deliberate when dispensing judgment upon us. We do not expect, nor should we ever…

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Detective Sandra Aldridge

After “38 Days In” N.B. Returns to Arizona

N.B., the Arizona grandmother arrested on March 14th and extradited to Washington State as a “Fugitive from Justice,” finally flew home today to reunite with her family. Her 38-day ordeal can only be described as “shocking to the conscience”. The warrant for N.B’s arrest was initiated on March 8th, 2018 by Vancouver Washington Police Officer, Sandra Aldridge, who has been…

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Detective Sandra Aldridge

Day 31: Six Hundred Miles North of Purgatory

According to Roman Catholic doctrine, Purgatory is a place of punishment and redemption for the deceased to atone for their sins before reaching Heaven.  Ironically, Purgatory Correctional Facility– near Purgatory Flats in St. George, Utah– was the second stop for Arizona grandmother, N.B., on the prisoner chain transport that ripped her from her home following the nightmare that began for…

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Medical Child Abuse Panic, Multnomah County DA's Office

Final Arguments in DeLaurent Dependency Debacle

For 18 months, Oregon Juvenile Court has held highly-questionable “temporary emergency jurisdiction” in a dependency action against a Washington State family. On Tuesday, April 10th, Multnomah County Judge Susan Svetkey will hear closing arguments in the case. It is the State’s burden to prove that continuing jurisdiction exists, and that evidence presented proves that medical child abuse occurred. The lengthy…

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Detective Sandra Aldridge, VPD Failure to Supervise

VPD Detective Free to Target Those Who File Complaints Against Her

An Arizona grandmother was falsely accused of “Tampering with a Witness” and maliciously arrested on an out of state warrant initiated by Vancouver Police Department Detective Sandra Aldridge. Aldridge admits in her report that N.B. did not make direct contact with the alleged victim. Instead, she left two voice messages following the November incident in an attempt to find out…

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Detective Sandra Aldridge

Senseless Extradition to Clark County: Cruel & Unusual Circumstances

On March 14th, when N.B. was arrested on the way to pick up her grandson from kindergarten, it was 80 degrees in Arizona. She was wearing shorts, a summer top, and sandals. On April 10th, almost a month later, N.B. will travel north again to increasingly colder climates wearing the same summer clothes, now damaged and stained by the rusty…

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