>>> ADDED 1:00 PM: I passed the psychological evaluation this morning and was found to be able to handle going to trial. Also, I just wrote a letter complaining to the JUDICIAL STANDARDS COMMISSION in Raleigh, NC, which I will print and mail as soon as I can pan-handle enough money to print it at the library and buy an envelope and stamp. It's contents are pasted in below what I wrote here earlier this morning.
. . . in her handling of a restraining order of me on 10/10/11. Today, I will find out how to make a legal complaint. Brenda McKnight who was my roommate/landlord at 2726 Oleander Dr. falsely first had me committed to a mental hospital (The Oaks) and then as I was getting out had a Family Violence Restraining order served to me so I could not retrieve my property or occupy the space in her house I had already paid rent for. This because of pressure put on her by her drug dealer, Gerald Austin-Wynn who testified at the hearing on Oct. 10 in Judge Criner's court.
Problem was that neither Brenda nor Gerald were in court or the hallway outside (Judge Criner had it searched), so she dismissed the Restraining Order. I made sure I heard right by getting her to verify that before I left the court room.
Leaving the court house, I passed Brenda and Gerald coming in (presumably from a smoke break, although they'd left twenty minutes before). Ten minutes later after I'd talked to some people on the sidewalk and then smoked most of a cigarette myself, the bailiff called me back into court. I felt this was wrong, but complied. Judge Criner immediately began the hearinig as if she had never dismissed the case and found for the plaintiff!!!
She will be impeached and disbarred after I finish dealing with her in court.
Scott D. Kenan
The above was also posted to TV-3's website on their report of another of Judge Criner's actions.
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JUDICIAL STANDARDS COMMISSION
P.O. Box 1122
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
October 18, 2011
Dear Sir or Madam:
On Monday, September 30, 2011, I had a hearing in Judge Sandra Ray Criner’s District Court in New Hanover County Courthouse regarding a Family Violence Restraining Order brought against me by my roommate, Brenda McKnight, who had entered into a rental agreement with me to share the house at 2726 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 which she leased from Charles Smith of Virginia (cell phone: 757-348-4946). Although Brenda and I had gotten along very well for the first three weeks, when her drug dealer, Gerald Austin-Wynn, discovered I lived there, he turned Brenda against me and threatened me and Brenda as well.
Gerald specifically told me that I had NO BUSINESS messing with local District Attorney Benjamin David and he was going to teach me a lesson (I had at the time been doing all possible to force Federal authorities to investigate the District Attorney for protecting heavy drug trafficking in Greater Wilmington – something I have ample evidence of, but have ceased my fight after a Federal Agent recently assured me his agency is well on the way to indicting Mr. David. Parts of this story have run on local TV station 3, and possibly on WRAL in Raleigh, whose news reporter debriefed me while doing a story here in Wilmington).
Gerald worked with Brenda (I even overheard him tell her by phone as she was on the way to swear the commitment papers to “just be creative” and “if you are feeling nervous, just take some of the pills I gave you”), and had her swear involuntary commitment papers against me. I was served them and taken to The Oaks at New Hanover Hospital where it was immediately recognized by the admitting nurse and later Dr. Martin (head of The Oaks) that the commitment was based on lies. I was released after three days, but not before I was served the Restraining Order, sworn out also by Brenda and based on the same lies.
I was forced to be homeless (at the time I was committed and then barred from living in Ms. McKnight’s home, I had another half month of rent paid. I was offered NO COMPENSATION for this), and lived on a concrete pad in downtown Wilmington with no change of clothing -- until it got too cold and wet and I was able to secure a bed at Mercy House Shelter where I remain (assuming I am not forced out as I have not and currently cannot pay the $20.00/week rent that kicked in last weekend after I had stayed two weeks for free. NO ONE – not even my immediate relatives – is willing to help me with this). I have since secured half my belongings from Ms. McKnight’s house, but Danny Sinatra (great-nephew of Frank, who offered to help me along with Police, has been too busy to complete things), so I have not been able to collect the rest yet.
Getting back to the main thread: When Judge Criner called my case, the Plaintiff and Gerald, her witness, were not in the courtroom. Judge Criner had the hall checked, but they were not there. She properly dismissed my case (which I confirmed as I was incredulous and wanted to be sure I heard right). The courthouse is thoroughly wired for sound and video and the tapes should prove all my allegations.
As I left the courthouse, I passed the Brenda and Gerald coming in from a presumed cigarette break – they had left 20-25 minutes earlier as we waited for the courtroom to open, and were gone so long I wondered what they actually were doing. I said nothing, exited the building and on the sidewalk, relaxed while talking to several people about what had happened, then smoked a cigarette. As I was finishing, the bailiff appeared and ordered me back into court.
Although this seemed highly improper to me, I complied and as soon as I was in the court room, Judge Criner (if I heard correctly) claimed I had disrespected the plaintiff and witness in the courthouse. That not being the case, I let out a loud “Excuse me???”
Judge Criner ignored my request for clarity and opened the hearing. After much lying under oath by the plaintiff and witness, she ruled FOR them.
I believe this is what is called Double Jeopardy – and certainly it is improper to open a hearing after the case has been dismissed. I feel Judge Criner acted improperly and I suffered real harm because of it and should be financially compensated by the State of North Carolina for it. I feel Judge Criner should be removed from office and disbarred. A few months ago she ordered a psychological evaluation of me that was a compete fiction EVEN THOUGH I WAS NOT IN HER COURT AT THAT TIME NOR HAD I EVER BEEN. I believe she works in concert with District Attorney David to punish those who oppose the narco-trafficking in Wilmington.
This letter will appear on my blog: http://scottkenan.blogspot.com as well as be sent to several of my political, law enforcement, and news contacts. More details of all this can be mined from my blog.
Please respond at your earliest convenience.
Scott D. Kenan
% Mercy House Shelter
411 Red Cross Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 550-XXXX (cell)