Video shows Wichita politician talking way out of tickets
Woman stopped numerous times for speeding
Associated Press , Posted by Caroline Rooney
2:23 PM, Mar 19, 2011
3:06 PM, Mar 19, 2011
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita's police chief is defending his officers after two
videos showed a state senator being pulled over for speeding, then
let go without getting a ticket.
In one of the videos Wichita Democrat Oletha Faust-Goudeau was
accused of driving 18 mph over the 30 mph speed limit in a
residential area. In the second video she is accused of driving 13
mph over the limit in roughly the same area.
Williams says Faust-Goudeau has been ticketed a number of times
for speeding or running a stop sign. She also has been stopped
three times in recent years for speeding but not ticketed.
In both videos -- posted on the
Wichita Eagle's website -- she tells the
officer she knows the chief and other city officials.
Williams says he wants his officers to treat all motorists the
same, no matter who they are.