Monroe County, TN: Prosecutor Moves to Public Defender’s Office

Monroe County, TN:  Prosecutor Moves to Public Defender’s Office

BUT SHOULD HE REPRESENT THOSE HE CLAIMED WERE CRIMINALS? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 24, 2016) — A trial scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 26, in Monroe County, TN of defendant Marvin William Young may be postponed as a result of the prosecutor, Paul D. Rush, having joined the judicial district’s public defender’s office within […]

McMinn County Court Clerk Noticeably Hostile to The Post & Email

McMinn County Court Clerk Noticeably Hostile to The Post & Email

FOLLOWING CIVIL EXCHANGES OF TWO WEEKS AGO by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 3, 2014) — On Thursday afternoon, The Post & Email contacted the McMinn County, TN courthouse to inquire if the new grand jury foreman, Larry Wallace, is the same “Larry Wallace” who served as director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), Chattanooga Police […]

Update: What Does Tennessee Code Say About Grand Juries? pb

Update:  What Does Tennessee Code Say About Grand Juries? pb

SELECTION PROCESS MANDATED TO BE RANDOM, BUT JUDGES APPOINT FOREMEN by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 13, 2014) — On January 12, The Post & Email spoke with a resident of Sullivan County, TN, who had business at the county courthouse located at 140 Blountsville Bypass, Blountsville, TN, on Thursday, January 9, 2014. Sullivan County is located […]

Tennessee Assistant Prosecutor Found Guilty of Ethics Violations

Tennessee Assistant Prosecutor Found Guilty of Ethics Violations

WHO ARE THE REAL CRIMINALS? by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 3, 2013) — A recent article in the Athens, TN Daily Post-Athenian reported that Tenth Judicial District Assistant District Attorney General Paul D. Rush was declared to have committed ethics violations relating to a murder trial dating back to 1999. The article can be viewed here:   […]

Tennessee Attorney General Exonerates District Attorney General

Tennessee Attorney General Exonerates District Attorney General

BUT IS THE TIDE TURNING? by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 4, 2013) — After an investigation commenced last August, Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. has found that District Attorney General Robert Steven Bebb’s actions did not rise to the level of criminal prosecution. Bebb was placed under scrutiny after a series in The Chattanooga […]

Judge Walter C. Kurtz Denies Fitzpatrick’s Request for New Trial pb

Judge Walter C. Kurtz Denies Fitzpatrick’s Request for New Trial pb

BUT DID HE ACTUALLY FOLLOW THE LAW? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 11, 2013) — On January 9, a request for a new trial was denied to Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III after a Tennessee judge refused to allow a defense to be presented at the trial. Attorney Van Irion has been representing Fitzpatrick since August 20, […]

Attorney Files Motion for New Trial in Fitzpatrick Case pb

Attorney Files Motion for New Trial in Fitzpatrick Case pb

WHAT IS A TRIAL WITHOUT A DEFENSE? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 1, 2013) — On Friday, December 28, 2012, Atty. Van Irion of Knoxville, who is also founder of the Liberty Legal Foundation, filed a Motion for a New Trial with the Monroe County, TN Criminal Court on behalf of his client, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, […]

Bombshell: Judge Admits Fitzpatrick Charging Documents Were Signed Without Proper Authority pb

Bombshell:  Judge Admits Fitzpatrick Charging Documents Were Signed Without Proper Authority pb

KANGAROO COURT ALLOWS NO DEFENSE, REMINISCENT OF COURT-MARTIAL OF LT. COL. TERRENCE LAKIN by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 5, 2012) — On Monday, December 3, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III was convicted by a Monroe County jury for “tampering with government records” after 7-8 minutes of deliberation.  Assistant District Attorney Paul D. Rush presented the state’s case, […]

Fitzpatrick Convicted on Tampering Charge pb

Fitzpatrick Convicted on Tampering Charge pb

HAS KURTZ JUST CONFIRMED THE TYRANNY OF THE TENNESSEE JUDICIARY? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 3, 2012) — The Post & Email has learned that following a trial which lasted approximately seven hours, a jury in Monroe County, TN voted to convict Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III of “tampering with government records.” However, Judge Walter C. Kurtz […]

Breaking: Fitzpatrick Trial in Progress pb

“IT MIGHT NOT END TODAY” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 3, 2012) — At 12:55 p.m. EST, an eyewitness to the trial of Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III reported that a lunch break had ensued from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. after Assistant District Attorney Paul D. Rush presented arguments for the prosecution in the Monroe County, TN […]

The TBI Finally Responds…

The TBI Finally Responds…

WITH A NON-RESPONSE! by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2012) — After submitting an Open Records request more than two months ago to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) regarding the “Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR)” training program leaked to The Post & Email last April which contains our company name, the TBI has provided a brief […]

Motions Hearing on Fitzpatrick Case Scheduled for October 3

Motions Hearing on Fitzpatrick Case Scheduled for October 3

FITZPATRICK REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 29, 2012) — A Motions hearing is scheduled in the case of “tampering with government records” against Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III at which his attorney, Van Irion, will appear for the first time. The hearing is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. at the Monroe County courthouse at 105 […]

Todd Sweet Reveals More Monroe County, TN Corruption

Todd Sweet Reveals More Monroe County, TN Corruption

“IT IS BEAUTIFUL” by T. Joseph Sweet, ©2012 (Sep. 15, 2012) — [Editor’s Note:  The following letter was received two weeks ago from inmate Todd Joseph Sweet, who claims that a grand jury indictment which resulted in his conviction and 16-year prison sentence was “bogus.”  Sweet is a practicing Christian who believes that despite the […]

Trial Continued in “Tampering” Case Against Walter Fitzpatrick

SEVERAL MOTIONS FILED BY NEW COUNSEL by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 22, 2012) — A trial scheduled for September 10, 2012 in the case against Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III for allegedly “tampering with government records” in Monroe County, TN has been ordered continued by Judge Walter C. Kurtz. Fitzpatrick recently retained Atty. Van Irion of Knoxville […]

Tennessee Murder Trial: Who is Lying, and Who is Telling the Truth?

TWO NAMED PERPETRATORS EXPECTED TO TESTIFY by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 17, 2012) — A man identified by Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III as having helped to commit the murder of Monroe County Elections Commissioner Jim Miller in July 2010 has reportedly testified that a woman in custody for two years for the crime is the guilty […]

Fitzpatrick’s Claims of Grand Jury Foreman Misconduct Proven…Again

WHAT ROLE DOES THE MEDIA PLAY? by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 15, 2012) — Although not on the list of article topics for its six-part series on Tennessee Tenth Judicial District corruption, Judy Walton of the Chattanooga Times Free Press today published a report of undue influence on the part of Assistant District Attorney General Paul […]

Tennessee Inmate Todd Sweet Has Good News

“GOD WILL BE CERTAIN THEY GIVE THE REST” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 14, 2012) — Todd Sweet, who provided insider details to The Post & Email about the fraud perpetrated on inmate John Edward Dawson now reported at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, is now serving as “Legal Helper/Law Clerk” at the Turney Center Industrial […]

The Post & Email Files Ethics Complaint Against Tennessee Prosecutor

WHAT IS “INTEGRITY?” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 10, 2012) — The Post & Email has filed an ethics complaint against Tennessee Tenth Judicial District Assistant District Attorney General Paul D. Rush. Rush stated in writing that “Sharon Rondeau,” as editor of The Post & Email, has no “ethics” or “integrity,” which we contend is libel […]