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Cops rip Obama uncle's defense

Cops: Bust of President Obama's half-uncle on a drunken-driving charge is the issue, not the officer's history behind the wheel


By John Zaremba
The Boston Herald

BOSTON — Defense attorneys digging for something to latch onto in a Framingham cop's driving past are being bashed by the police brotherhood who argue the bust of President Obama's half-uncle on a drunken-driving charge is the issue, not the officer's history behind the wheel.

The Framingham cop who arrested Onyango Obama has about a dozen on-duty accidents — mostly minor — to his name, according to records requested by defense attorneys and obtained by the Herald yesterday.

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