Amarillo Man Gets Probation, One Night of Jail a Year, for Killing His Girlfriend
In Texas, one thing's for certain: If you're a killer, you're either going to face a really old guy who likes to stick people with needles or spend the rest of your life with a cellmate named Bubba who's been deprived of a woman for far too long.
Unless you kill your girlfriend with a car in Amarillo.
Back in 2010, Michael Paul Buse, 45, ran over his girlfriend and killed her, apparently after an argument. Last week, an Amarillo judge sentenced Buse to probation and a whopping 120 days in jail for the purposeful vehicular manslaughter of Dairy Strout. The judge, worried that the even this vast punishment may not be enough, also ordered Buse to spend the next 10 anniversaries of her death in jail.
That'll teach him.
We mean her! That'll teach her!
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.
- Bring It On: Dallas City Council Votes to Ban Exxxotica Porn Convention
Sat., Feb. 13, 7:00pm
Sat., Feb. 13, 9:00pm
University of North Texas Mean Green Mens Basketball vs. Florida International University Golden PanthersThu., Feb. 18, 7:00pm
Fri., Feb. 19, 7:00pm
- Ray Hunt's Fighting Against Porn. His Dad Fought Against Monogamy, Kennedy and Catholics.
- Ross Perot’s Former Campaign Manager’s Advice to Presidential Candidate Bloomberg