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Friday, April 17, 2009

[FL] Eleanor, wife of Ft. Lauderdale Chief Adderley, trying to avoid mandatory 20 years of jail

...Because a firearm was involved, she faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison...

PLEA DELAYED FOR CHIEF'S WIFE IN SHOOTING CASE
CBS4
[Excerpts] The estranged wife of Ft. Lauderdale's police chief was expected to enter a plea Friday on charges related to firing a gun near her husband last year, but even though she appeared in court briefly no plea was entered. A new court date was set for May. 45-year-old Eleanor Adderley did not speak during a brief appearance in court before Broward Circuit Judge Matthew Destry, who set a new court date for May 7th. She is married to Ft. Lauderdale police chief Frank Adderley, but the two separated after the shooting incident... Eleanor Adderley was reportedly angry about an affair her husband had. He spoke on her behalf... No official arrangement for a plea has been released, but her attorney has said he is working to have the aggravated assault charge dropped. That charge carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years [Full article here]

FORT LAUDERDALE POLICE CHIEF'S WIFE MAY BE CLOSE TO PLEA DEAL ON SHOOTING CHARGES
Eleanor Adderley faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison.
South Florida Sun Sentinel
By Jon Burstein
April 17, 2009
[Excerpts]...But if Eleanor "Leisa" Adderley, 45, doesn't enter into a plea deal at a May 7 court hearing, it's unlikely her felony case will be resolved soon, attorney David Bogenschutz said... Adderley is charged with two felonies; aggravated assault with a firearm and shooting in a dwelling. Because a firearm was involved, she faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison... On Friday, Bogenschutz asked the judge to allot three hours for the May 7 hearing for psychiatric evidence and other witness testimony. [Full article here]
[officer-involved domestic violence]

1 comment:

  1. JUDGE STEPS DOWN IN CASE AGAINST FORT LAUDERDALE POLICE CHIEF'S WIFE
    sun-sentinel.com
    By Tonya Alanez | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
    May 7, 2009
    FORT LAUDERDALE - The judge presiding over the shooting case of the Fort Lauderdale police chief's wife has recused himself after telling lawyers he would insist on Eleanor "Leisa" Adderley serving some time in prison...
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/police-chief-wife-plea-050609,0,2193833.story

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