Wednesday, December 10, 2008
[PA] What the stepson of ex-officer Turkos has to say
...I thought he killed my mom one time. He choked her in front of us until she passed out when my mom was pregnant with my youngest brother and I was crying over her because she didn't get up right away. He kept saying she should die because she was nothing to him. But she was someone to us ...
MARCH 5, 2008
[PA] OFFICER TURKOS' WIFE HAS A BROKEN ARM. HER SON'S BRUISED, & IN PAIN - ...A DUPONT POLICE OFFICER FACES CHARGES FOR ASSAULTING AND THREATENING TO KILL HIS WIFE AND STEPSON... SHE SUFFERED A BROKEN RIGHT ARM AND BRUISES ON HER LEGS. THE 11-YEAR-OLD COMPLAINED OF PAIN IN HIS ABDOMEN AND NECK... "I AM THE BOSS." HE ALLEGEDLY TOLD HIS WIFE "I WILL CUT YOU OFF AT THE KNEES" AND "I'LL KILL HIM (STEPSON) AND I'LL KILL YOU"... TURKOS IS EXPECTED TO SURRENDER ON THE CHARGES IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. "WE KNOW WHERE HE IS; IT'S NOT LIKE HE'S ON THE RUN"...
June 4, 2008
[PA] OFFICER TURKOS SHAKES OFF FELONY FAMILY ASSAULT CHARGE SINCE WIFE'S BONE DIDN'T SNAP - HIS WIFE, DONNA TURKOS, TESTIFIED THE INCIDENT UNFOLDED AFTER MR. TURKOS ACCUSED HIS STEPSON OF TEASING THEIR 3-YEAR-OLD SON. “DAVID JUST HAULED OFF AND KICKED (HIM) STRAIGHT IN THE STOMACH,” MRS. TURKOS SAID. SHE SAID MR. TURKOS PUSHED HER INTO A WALL, THREATENED TO KILL HER AND LATER “CONTORTED” HER RIGHT ARM, CAUSING EXTREME PAIN. WHEN ARREST PAPERS WERE FILED, IT WAS BELIEVED HER ARM WAS BROKEN, BUT IT WASN’T [???], PROSECUTORS SAID. WHEN SHE WENT TO CALL POLICE, SHE CLAIMED HE SAID, “I AM THE LAW. I’M ABOVE THE LAW. GO AHEAD AND REPORT ME.” MR. TURKOS IS STILL ON THE DUPONT POLICE DEPARTMENT’S ROSTER...
December 7, 2008
[PA] (RESIGNED OR FIRED?) EX-OFFICER TURKOS GETS PROBATION AND OFFERS ARROGANT APOLOGY - "...TURKOS' SOON-TO-BE EX WIFE DONNA HOPES THIS STORY GIVES OTHER WOMEN IN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS COURAGE TO WALK AWAY AND GET HELP. HER SON WHO WAS ASSAULTED AND WITH HER PLANNED TO READ A VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENT BUT SHE SAYS THE JUDGE [SAYS HE] DIDN'T KNOW THAT THEY WERE IN THE BUILDING..." (I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR WHAT HER SON HAD TO SAY.)
I wanted to take the time to let those that are curious know what my family and I have been through. I'm the stepson of David Turkos. Because of his treatment of me and my family especially my mom, I now pretty much dislike all cops. I figure that they are all cruel mentally impaired monsters like my former "Dad". You see he was very much my dad to me. My real dad lives far away and doesn't see me often. Mom and I met him when I was only 4. Right away I liked him, and he really seemed to like me. He treated me and mom very well, took us to lots of places, bought me and mom stuff and was really great to us. He made me feel like I was his real kid and treated mom like she was the princess I thought she was. But after mom married dad, it all changed. He started yelling at mom a lot, cursing at her, calling her bad names and I heard it all. About a month later the best dad was becoming mean to me too. Mom then had a baby, my little brother around Easter that year and he got even worse yet yelling at us ,scaring us, breaking things and threatening to hurt my mom a lot. Sometimes he was nice to us and I wish he stayed that way but it didn't last. I thought he killed my mom one time. He choked her in front of us until she passed out when my mom was pregnant with my youngest brother and I was crying over her because she didn't get up right away. He kept saying she should die because she was nothing to him. But she was someone to us . She always stuck up for us when he started saying mean things and then he would get very angry at her for it. Sometimes we seen him throw her around the room and put her in holds like you see cops do with criminals and say he's taking all of us away from her because I think he knew that mom cared more for us then him. He would say he was going to kill mom and we would never see her again and he's a cop. Nothing will happen to him. I hate him for all that he's done. The papers had most of the story right except that my youngest brother 4, of the two got slapped really hard in the face by dad. The little guy does'nt really know what's going on because he's autistic and does not understand a lot of things. Everyone forgot that even though my 6 year old brother did not get hit , he hid, he still has bad nightmares and is never the same like the rest of us. We are all afraid of cops still and we get therapy. But all the bad memories won't go away for good. I don't think I could trust another cop again.
POLICE OFFICER INVOLVED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHILDREN CHILD ABUSE