According to our sources, this is what happened.
Blake was called to the scene of an accident on Highway 36 in Morgan County last Monday night. The driver of the vehicle that called for assistance was not injured but called 911 for assistance because the driver of the second vehicle involved in the accident left the scene of the accident. Robinson found who he believed to be the driver of the second vehicle involved in the accident broken down a mile or so down the road. Robinson promptly placed handcuffs on the Hispanic driver of the second vehicle he believed to be involved in the accident and placed him under arrest.
There are just a few simple steps that Blake missed being ignorant of the law in incidents of hit and run w/no injuries. The penalties for leaving the scene of an accident depends on whether or not someone was injured or died at the scene of the accident determines the severity of the penalty of law. If you leave the scene of an accident involving no injury you could be charged with a Class A misdemeanor with fines in excess of $6,000.00 dollars.
What should Blake have done? Find out why the person left the scene. Did the person leave out of fear? The man was Hispanic and may have just left because he was in shock? Was the person authorized to be in the U.S. legally? We do not know why the man left the scene. There has been no account by the sheriff's office why the man was arrested. Should Blake have written the driver a citation for leaving the scene of the accident and send the completed report to the Morgan County Investigative Divison for further investigation? The report will eventually be submitted to the State if things happen the way they should.
Even in the event that you leave the scene of an accident that causes injury or loss of life in an auto accident he/she could be charged with a Class C felony and if convicted you could spend up to 10 years in prison and a hefty fine.
Now if your name is Timothy Alan Hall and you are sentenced to 15 years in prison for MANSLAUGHTER and you rub noses with Sheriff Ana Franklin and her eldest daughter and her husband Ana will request an in-household from the DOC and allow you to walk the streets of Morgan County and the City of Decatur for up to 18 hours per day.
Blake finds the vehicle of a Hispanic man and arrests him without question. Committing what is called a false arrest. According to our sources.
By the way, did you know Blake Robinson was involved in the break-in of the whistleblower office, he even had to take pictures while the even was occurring to prove to Ana that their illegal acts were underway? The break-in of the whistleblower office occurred one week before the legal search warrant was signed. He also promised to take on the FBI on the sheriff's office front steps. Blake is arrogant.