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Fri Oct 12, 2012, 03:44 PM

Miami police: Secret Service agent found passed out drunk on sidewalk

Last edited Fri Oct 12, 2012, 05:55 PM - Edit history (1)

Source: CBS News

A U.S. Secret Service agent was found passed out on the Miami sidewalk early Friday morning after President Barack Obama had left South Florida.

The arrest report states that Miami police officers were in the area for an unrelated call when they noticed Aaron Francis Engler sleeping on the ground, according to CBS Miami. When officer checked in on him, he grew combative and started to fight.

The officers then took Engler to the ground and handcuffed him. They realized his identity after they went through his pockets and saw his Secret Service identification.

Law enforcement sources told CBS Miami that Engler told police he was an agent out Washington and was part of the president's advance team, securing the area ahead of his arrival on Thursday. As soon the President Obama left, Engler said he went out drinking and got really drunk.

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Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57531573/miami-police-secret-service-agent-found-passed-out-drunk-on-sidewalk/



Gosh. I thought the Secret Service wanted more Mormon like agents, like CIA and FBI.

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Reply Miami police: Secret Service agent found passed out drunk on sidewalk (Original post)
Octafish Oct 2012 OP
Judi Lynn Oct 2012 #1
glinda Oct 2012 #6
Octafish Oct 2012 #14
glinda Oct 2012 #18
DavidL Oct 2012 #2
Octafish Oct 2012 #12
JaneQPublic Oct 2012 #3
chloes1 Oct 2012 #4
Freddie Stubbs Oct 2012 #5
newblewtoo Oct 2012 #7
obxhead Oct 2012 #8
Octafish Oct 2012 #23
KamaAina Oct 2012 #9
4th law of robotics Oct 2012 #11
wordpix Oct 2012 #19
4th law of robotics Oct 2012 #20
99th_Monkey Oct 2012 #10
Poll_Blind Oct 2012 #13
Katashi_itto Oct 2012 #15
Poll_Blind Oct 2012 #16
glacierbay Oct 2012 #17
Paladin Oct 2012 #21
Evasporque Oct 2012 #22
ZombieHorde Oct 2012 #24

Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 03:52 PM

1. How safe IS President Obama? Do they have a Republican in charge of hiring Secret Service? n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 04:01 PM

6. Wish I knew who actually hires these people. Office of

Personal perhaps? All sooooo secret ya know so no one ever gets the boot. My money is on a Conservative.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 06:04 PM

14. Please GOOGLE ''Abraham Bolden''

Agent Bolden was personally selected by JFK to serve as the first African American SS agent to serve on the White House presidential protection detail. He discovered the agency was filled with racist conservatives who HATED President Kennedy and were lax in their protection. After being subjected to treatment and ridicule that would make lesser men violent, he quit. After Dallas, he approached the Warren Commission with his accusations. For his trouble, he was railroaded and put into federal custody, including the penitentiary and psych wards. In reality and for history, Mr. Bolden is a hero.

Some background for those still interested in how we got to where we are:

Former Agent: Plot to Kill JFK in Chicago Foiled Before Assassination

Ex-Secret Service agent reveals Chicago JFK plot

The great author and journalist Edwin Black broke the story, "The Plot to Kill JFK in Chicago," way back when. Scribd has a copy, posted by Mr. Black (an outstanding author, New York Times journalist, and a good friend of someone I met once):

http://www.scribd.com/doc/49710299/The-Chicago-Plot-to-Kill-JFK

On the above article, from Edwin Black:

This file has been transcribed from a poor set of photo-copies. The images in those photocopies are, at best, very poor and I chose not to include them except to reference them and provide any subtext attached.The text in the original article was formatted in one to three columns per page and, to make referencing the original a bit easier, I’ve referenced those columns as well. I hope I’ve maintained the integrity of the original article to everyone’s satisfaction.

But first…

Five years ago on a commission from Atlantic Monthly, I began investigating a Chicago conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy just 20 days before Dallas. When I asked the wrong questions and came too close to sensitive information, I was followed and investigated by a Defense Intelligence Agency (D. I. A.) operative. By examining my own file, I identified him and embarrassed the DIA into halting the harassment. There's a record of their "project" in the credit bureau where it began, Credit Information Corporation. (named Cook County credit bureau at the time). The DIA's inquiry listed my employer as Atlantic Monthly although, that assignment was my only work for the magazine.

Unfortunately, the harassment didn't end until after my apartment was broken into. No valuables were taken. But all my files were obviously and clumsily searched.

But that was five years ago, before Watergate, a different era. Today, when reporters edge close to dirty government secrets, it is the agencies who become nervous. And they think thrice before attempting the retaliation and tactics once common to the game.

My investigation, revived within the past eight months, took me to New York, Long Island,Houston and Washington as well as through courts, warehouses, police stations and federal offices in Chicago. Hundreds of hours scrutinizing federal, state and local documents,dozens of interviews, hundreds of leads. And always with the Secret Service and FBI working against me, doing what they could to make the investigation tedious, time-consuming, and expensive. Perhaps they hoped the investigation would just disappear after all the obstructions.

I hope they now know they must come up with the answers. It is simply unacceptable to wait until the 21st century for the release of seventy or so top secret Warren Commission documents.

(image: Edwin Black’s signature)



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Response to Octafish (Reply #14)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 10:16 PM

18. Thanks. Wow.

First link doesn't work.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 03:53 PM

2. Please put clear easy-to-follow links when posting

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57531573/miami-police-secret-service-agent-found-passed-out-drunk-on-sidewalk/

I hope some of these guys get fired, and never hired in public employment again.

Flipping burgers at McDonald's, about what they are worth.

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Response to DavidL (Reply #2)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 05:56 PM

12. Thanks for the kind reminder.

Strange. It looked OK here. Then, it wasn't.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 03:53 PM

3. Soon to be ex-Secret Service agent. (nt)

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 03:54 PM

4. Good grief!

Faux news will be blaming Obama for this, wait and see!

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 03:58 PM

5. What a lightweight

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 04:08 PM

7. WTF???

Who is in charge of these guys and why is that peson still employed as well. This is starting to smell like a culture thing which usually comes from the top down. They better get a handle on this before it gets someone killed. Like a drunk driver, it is never their first time and I don't care who you are, you are not a the top of your game with a hangover or bit of a buzz.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 04:12 PM

8. Link?

I would like to read the continued part.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 04:16 PM

9. Jeez. What is it with these guys and the tropics?

Remember when the SS basically turned their hotel in Cartagena, Colombia into a makeshift brothel?

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Response to KamaAina (Reply #9)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 05:49 PM

11. It's the heat

 

causes dehydration and thus reduced tolerance to alcohol with the resulting bad choices.

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Response to 4th law of robotics (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 10:29 PM

19. it's the booze

These asshats should go for a swim, a sail or a paddle in a kayak if the heat's getting to them. Instead, they get drunk

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Response to wordpix (Reply #19)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 11:12 AM

20. You can't *not* drink when it's hot out

 

that'd be like not drinking when it's cold or pleasant out.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 04:55 PM

10. When you think you've got the biggest dick in town ...

you do really stupid stuff, like this, and the incident in Latin Am.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 06:04 PM

13. What a total sack of shit this guy is. Period. nt

PB

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 07:20 PM

15. I wonder if all the death threats against the president are taking a toll?

I mean I read, SS is getting overwhelmed by the sheer amount. Maybe thats why we are seeing them blow off steam. I could be wrong, but I don't remember this ever occurring before.

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Response to Katashi_itto (Reply #15)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 07:49 PM

16. No. It is not reasonable to expect the Secret Service to "fall apart" under their regular duties.

Their regular duties are already extremely rigorous and they are generally the cream of the crop among the executive branch. It is a prestigious and sensitive post and the pinnacle of some careers.

This guy is just a shitbag.

PB

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Response to Poll_Blind (Reply #16)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 08:48 PM

17. These men and women are the best of the best of the best of the LE community.

 

I've had the pleasure of working with them several times when different Pres. have come to my city for visits, They are highly professional individuals and they take their duties very seriously, it's said that the Secret Service has no sense of humor, take it from me, they really don't.

I suspect this individual, depending how long he's been an agent, will either be facing suspension or termination.

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Response to Katashi_itto (Reply #15)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 12:21 PM

21. I Think That's What Is Happening.


Too many death threats, too few agents.....

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 12:46 PM

22. anyone can have a drinking problem...nt

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 07:36 PM

24. If he wasn't duty, then I don't care.

We have no idea what this drunk SS guy is going through in his personal life.

Why judge him?

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