Seems Lower Greenville watchdog Avi Adelman had a run-in with the cops over the weekend: According to the story he tells, Adelman dialed 911 Saturday night to complain about loud noise coming from a nearby bar, but he was the one who got a ticket. In an e-mail Adelman sent out this morning, he recounts:
"The officer arrived at my home at 845 pm, took my drivers license information, left, and came back at 9 pm, when he gave me the ticket. Less than a half-hour later, an email was sent to me via the BarkingDogs website congratulating me for getting the ticket.The Dallas Morning News has a piece about the "profane" e-mail today, but neglects to mention precisely which profanity was used. You can go here to read the entire missive, but suffice it to say someone thinks he's a "self serving piece of shit," to which we can totally relate. Dallas' Only Daily reports that the cops are looking into the matter. Oh, and as for the offending "scumbar" to which Adelman refers in his e-mail this morning: Turns out it was Suede Bar and Grill, the new place owned by former Dallas Cowboys special teams coach Joe Avezzano that was having its grand opening this weekend with music provided by Sex and the City's John Corbett. I would totally complain too; you call that music? --Robert Wilonsky
Since only four other people in my 'posse' knew about the ticket that time, it struck as odd that someone outside the area knew those details before it went public. We investigated the source of the emails and made a preliminary determination that they were sent from a computer in the DPD's Central Division (which covers Lower Greenville).
We matched the IP address number on the emails to other emails in my database. In this case, the IP on the obscene emails matched the IP on emails sent from DPD Central staff over the course of nearly five years. It did not match the IP in emails from other departments that I have dealt with at City Hall.
It's not rocket science."