What's on Those Caraway Tapes? Let's Guess.

High road: Now, now, let's be fair. Just because Msryrr...Mauor...(damn fingers won't type all of a sudden)...MAYOR Dwaine Caraway doesn't want anyone to hear what's on the audio tapes from a police call to his home on January 2, that doesn't necessarily mean the tapes contain anything bad.

You know what we're talking about—the thing in which Caraway called the chief of police, who sent officers to Caraway's house, who reported a domestic disturbance involving Caraway and his wife, state Representative Barbara Mallory Caraway. Only the mairor...mahot...MAYOR said nuh-uh, it wasn't a domestic disturbance but a fight between two pals named Archie and Arthur, who disagreed over a Cowboys game. Only later Caraway said that it really wasn't the Double A boys—who may or may not exist—but a domestic thing involving his wife and breakfast meats or something, only he didn't want to talk about it anymore.

Yeah, that thing.

Well, as you probably know, a bunch of nosy reporter types asked the city for copies of any recordings the cops had from the call, which the city refused to release at first for fear of violating the Caraways' privacy. (Nothing to see here folks. Move along.) The Texas Attorney General's Office disagreed and told the city last week to release the audio, so Caraway—just a couple of weeks after assuming the job of mayor—sued the attorney general and the city. Tuesday he won a 14-day temporary restraining order blocking any recording's release until Associate Judge Teresa Snelson hashes out whether a police incident involving a sitting city council member, a state legislator, the police chief and one big whopper of a lie is really a matter of public interest. Let's all hope that Judge Snelson possesses the wisdom of Solomon—or at least a mackerel—to answer that tricky question.

But please, until her decision is reached, let's do right by the may...Caraway...and not engage in any rank speculation about what might be on the recording. The sounds of crockery breaking? The comic squall of a hurled cat? A blubbering, hysterical male? Arthur and Archie calmly debating the merits of the nickel defense?

Yes, we know, the mind boggles. But the fact is we can't say with any certainty at this point what the record contains, so it would be entirely unethical to make book, for example, offering 2-5 odds that the tape captured someone getting called a bitch and/or motherfucker. That would be wrong, wrong, wrong.

If, however, you're offering even money, put Buzz down for a tenner.

 
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11 comments
Peggy
Peggy

If you ane not hiding anything, then release it. Good grief. Has not been in office 5 seconds and already a problem. Get rid of him. People who want to be in the public eye.....should be transparent.

Guest
Guest

If he's going to all that trouble to SUE.... maybe there is something. What is he trying to hide ?

Rdevans50
Rdevans50

not sure here, but seems to me that any ordinary "Joe" calls 9-1-1 for anything interesting and it is on the 10 o'clock news, before anyone has an opportunity to get court orders and such. Well, I guess rank DOES have it's privileges.

donald
donald

The point here is no big deal. It was a 911 call and those are public (unless you are hiding somrthing). And you all want this ------- as mayor of Dallas?????

Atticus
Atticus

Melvin, if m f offends you, you're on the wrong website, child...

Clancey
Clancey

Would a call to the personal (not necessarily private) phone of the Chief of Police be recorded?

Melvin2069
Melvin2069

not to change the subject but the reporter that typed the above post needs his hands slapped for putting out the profanity at the end of this ...

S7vntiesbaby
S7vntiesbaby

Maybe "someone" is trying to hide the fact that "someones" significant other confronted "someone" about "marital infidelities" who is... mind you already "suspect" in the masculine department anyway with another "someone" that has the same tools (hint...hint...) as the "someone" in question, HMMMM makes you wonder Huh?!!! Now would you want the public to know that dirty little secret about "YOU"? Again this is pure speculation at this point!!!! can't wait to see how it unfolds.

Joshua
Joshua

How come NONE of you journalist/reporters have interviewed Rep.Barbara Mallory Caraway to ask about HER side of this deal? She is a public figure. She was named by MAYOR CARAWAY as having a dispute with him bad enough to call the POLICE to come out...maybe she is a closet PSYCHOPATHIC rageaholic that attacked him physically...wouldn't the VOTERS want to know about that?? If there isn't a Arch and Art...their sure IS a Barbie Baby to interview.

WHAT's Stopping this from being pursued????

donald
donald

If it is a 911 call, yes

Clancey
Clancey

Why would a 911 call go to the Chief of Police? This was a private call to the Chief's private cell phone.

 
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