Complaint Filed Against Official Who Set $1M Bonds for Bikers

More legal challenges are stacking up against Waco authorities in the wake of the May 17th shooting incident outside a Twin Peaks restaurant. After last week’s recusal motion, another attorney has filed a complaint with the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct against Waco Justice of the Peace Walter H. “Pete” Peterson.

The complaint is based on comments made by Peterson and reported by the Waco Tribune:

I think it is important to send a message. We had nine people killed in our community. These people just came in, and most of them were from out of town. Very few of them were from in town.

That is not how the law is supposed to work, as Breitbart Texas reported last week in an interview with attorney Kent A. Schaffer. “Bond is supposed to guarantee the defendant’s appearance in court, but this judge set bonds based upon his desire to teach the defendants a lesson, and not out of some concern that they will not appear in court,” Schaffer charged.

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