A financial manager for wealthy clients will not face charges for a hit-and-run because it could jeopardise his job, it has been revealed.Martin Joel Erzinger, 52, was set to face felony charges for running over a doctor who he hit from behind in his 2010 Mercedes Benz, and then speeding off.
Read the entire enraging story here.
And for an extra cringe, from the Web site of the prosecuting atty who didn't press felony charges:
As an experienced prosecutor, Mark [Hurlbert] knows it is important not to simply secure convictions, but to seek justice. He makes victims a priority and is dedicated to providing victims a strong voice in the justice system. ...
I don't suppose disbarment is possible here for this DA, but it should be.