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Fred Walser: Law enforcer, lawbreaker, lawmaker

He was a law enforcer, then a lawbreaker and now wants to be a lawmaker. Fred Walser, candidate for Senate, 39th District, former Sultan Police Chief for 12 years and many years with the State patrol was convicted of a gross misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of 365 days in jail and a $5,000 fine.

He was able to plea bargain for 240 hours of community service, $20,000 restitution and a $500 fine and probation for one year. He has never apologized to the community and claims it was a “clerical error” (denial and arrogance). Now he wants to go to Olympia and write laws for all of us … Does this make sense? Someone who thinks he is above the law would like to write laws for all of us.

It sounds like the making of big corruption. He can write the laws for you and me, but they won’t apply to him? It is difficult to imagine that he would even be considered a leader for the 39th district. What kind of people does he think we are? We need to speak up and say, “We in the 39th District deserve better.” Is this the best that the Democratic party can offer us? No thank you.

Catherine Paxton

Arlington

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