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Friday, December 14, 2007

DV-One Sentenced

posted by on December 14 at 15:34 PM

Toby Campbell—aka DV-One—has been sentenced to 240 hours of community service. Campbell was also given a 32 day jail sentence—which was suspended—and fined $500.

At the sentencing, Matt Roach, a juror, spoke on Campbell’s behalf and told news intern Brian Slodysko that the jury had issues with the definition they were given for assault.
“Legally they were obligated to convict [Campbell] based on the conditions they gave us,” Roach said. “But I did not feel justice has been served.”

Campbell says he’s just happy for his case to be over “It’s like having to pay for something you didn’t actually get,” he said.

Campbell’s attorney says they still plan to appeal the case.

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A link or some explanation, please.

Who did he "assault"? Why do we care?

Posted by unPC | December 14, 2007 7:18 PM

This sucked from start to finish. Sorry DV.

Posted by It's Mark Mitchell | December 14, 2007 7:21 PM

This was a good guy who used poor judgment in one incident. I think the overall outcome of this whole situation reflected it. It could have happened to anybody in his situation.

Posted by Office | December 15, 2007 12:27 AM

Poor judgement never usually turns into Assault on a police officer if you're white. The situation is bullshit and the fact that a juror spoke on DV's behalf saying justice was not served should have the public in OUTRAGE!

Posted by Rosey Cheeks | December 15, 2007 7:52 AM


He assaulted a cop and then played the race card. Now he's been convicted by a jury of his peers.

Posted by You_Gotta_Be_Kidding_Me | December 17, 2007 9:52 AM

@5. that it was an accident should be taken into consideration. the jury of his peers even said that they convicted based on the description the judge gave them. i mean, how often do the jurors sympathize with the defendant when finding him guilty?

getting beat up by the police was probably punishment enough. i understand that when someone is running at you you might feel threatened, but there might have been better ways to handle this as well.

Posted by infrequent | December 17, 2007 12:18 PM

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