Deputy Sheriff’s Wife Arrested On Prostitution and Heroin Charges

Hillary Lake of WCPO reported that a Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputy is on paid administrative leave after his wife was arrested on drug and prostitution charges earlier this week, according to Sheriff’s Office spokesman Mike Robison. Elizabeth Erpelding, 32, is charged with prostitution and heroin. Her husband, Sgt. James Erpelding, is …

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Rick Flori An Example to All Cops on Where to Place Loyalty

Police employees tend to put their loyalty to each other above their oath. But police are not a monolith. Individuals act, and sometimes individual police employees conclude that they can no longer place their loyalty with criminal actors. Case in point: Rick Flori, who, rather than remain silent about the …

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Mainstream Media Stops Covering Louisiana Floods as it Wasn’t Divisive Enough No One to Blame

Last week, Louisianians were hit with what meteorologists dubbed a ‘1,000-year’ flood. Tragic displays of people losing their homes, death tolls, images of destruction, and general chaos dominated mainstream media. However, when the rain stopped — so did the media’s coverage. Prior to the media descending into the cajun heartland to catch drive-by …

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