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Whitley Circuit Judge Dan ...
Whitley Circuit Judge Dan Ballou was not too happy to see the men he says stole his knife in his courtroom.
"I'm about to recuse… because you stole a knife from me and I want it back," said Hon. Dan Ballou
, when James Day and James Sprinkles were in court Monday.
made it very clear he
wasn't happy about being a victim.
"This little bitty thing, $5 pocket knife, and it says 'Marines' on it.
I want it back…Get them out of my face," Ballou
said quickly to the bailiff.
Whitley District Judge Dan ...
Whitley District Judge Dan Ballou will be one of at least two candidates seeking the circuit judge's job this November.
"I think that it is a natural progression," Ballou
said."I think we have done a lot of good things in district court over the past five years, and I think we can do some good things in circuit court." Ballou
experience on the bench, and prior to taking office make him qualified for the position. After graduating law school, Ballou clerked for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Eugene Siler.
"I think that certainly prepared me for work in constitutional law, and criminal procedure and so forth," Ballou
...Ballou said he wants to be circuit judge because it is a natural progression like moving up in the Marine Corps Reserves from Captain to Major, which he hopes to do within next year or so.
"I think there is a lot more to circuit court than district court.I think there are a lot more challenges, and I am up for those challenges," Ballou
Florida Sailing and Cruising School.
Captain Dan Ballou
has enjoyed working with and being near boats for many years.
He started working at Sandwich Marina on Cape Cod Massachusetts and soon became the fuel dock manager.
Dan's next job was as a deckhand on the North East Pilot boats where he gained valuable Sea time and experience prior to taking the helm of the Pilot boats as an operator a year later.
takes great pleasure from teaching boating.
especially enjoys seeing customers build their boating confidence as they learn to become more competent Mariners.
When Dan is not on the water you may find him working as a Captain and Harbor Master at the beautiful Useppa Island Club Marina or taking long relaxing rides on his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Operation Open Arms Fishing
Contact: Capt. Dan Ballou
Capt. Dan, would be honored to provide any of the service men or women that wish to enjoy a day on the water seeing mother nature's creatures as she intended.
Oak Park Newspaper
State judge Dan Ballou, complaining that the recommended punishment for two teenage speeders was too lenient, ordered them to drop down and give him some pushups (about 40) before he issued the sentence (Lexington, Ky.).A Tacoma, Wash., woman told police that when she was about to be raped on Jan. 17, she began to pray aloud; the rapist asked if she was a Christian, and when she said she was, he apologized, pulled his pants back up and left.