Source: Andrew Kirell / Mediaite
Video recording shows the mayor of an upstate New York village going berserk after being taken into custody, by his own officers, on suspicion of drunk driving.
Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins was arrested on Sat., Nov. 16, after arriving late to the scene of a car accident in town. A volunteer firefighter reportedly suspected the mayor was intoxicated and reported such details to the police who, in turn, arrested Jenkins on-site.
After being brought into his own police headquarters for processing, Jenkins is seen on surveillance footage hurling profanities at police officers, reminding them that “I’m the one that hired you” for the job; and that he shouldn’t be called “mayor” while in lockup, but instead: “Call me n****r, because that’s what I am when I’m right here in handcuffs. But you know something? I don’t give a f**k.”
Jenkins was also seen threatening another officer: “What are you going to do? Put me in jail five years? I’ll get out in five years, and I going to fucking tell you what the fuck you did to me, and I’m going to come back to you.”
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