Marco Island police officer fired for inaccurate report about fight with suspect

John Derrig

John Derrig

A Marco Island police officer was fired recently after an internal investigation found he filed inaccurate reports after a late-night arrest turned into a brawl at a local restaurant.

Officer John Derrig, 27, who has a history of having complaints filed against him, also failed to follow his supervisor’s orders, according to a Marco Island Police internal investigation obtained by the Daily News as a public records request. Derrig was terminated on Dec. 10.

His attorney, Russell Kirshey, said he intends to file a grievance with the department in an attempt to get Derrig his job back.

“It’s a very, very harsh reaction,” Kirshey said of Derrig’s firing.

Derrig’s termination stems from an arrest he made of George Channing Dascoulias on Sept. 28, and a subsequent complaint filed by Dascoulias.

In his complaint, Dascoulias, 28, wrote that a little before 2 a.m. on Sept. 28, he entered the Marco Town Centre Plaza to find a friend and give him a ride home. Dascoulias entered the Crazy Flamingo restaurant to use the restroom, according to the complaint.

“I entered the restroom and just seconds after doing so the bathroom door was forcefully opened and I was struck in the face/mouth by Officer John Derrig,” Dascoulias wrote. “I was then struck multiple times by closed fists and elbows while bleeding from my mouth profusely.”

Dascoulias wrote that a second officer, Kevin Henning, then entered the restaurant and “began to attack, assault me as well.”

“At no time did either person identify themselves,” Dascoulias wrote.

Derrig, who had previously arrested Dascoulias on drug charges, had a different account.

He told investigators that he and Henning were parked in their respective vehicles and talking when he noticed Dascoulias exit a vehicle, approach a closed restaurant, and peer into the windows, according to reports.

“He was looking around ... his head on a swivel, seeing if we were paying attention to him,” Derring told investigators.

Derrig told investigators he drove toward Dascoulias and called out his name. Dascoulias acknowledged Derrig by looking at him, and then walked “swiftly” across the parking lot and into the Crazy Flamingo, reports said.

Derrig said he entered the restroom about 10 seconds after Dascoulias, and found him kneeling on the ground facing the toilet and garbage can with his sneakers off. Derrig said that Dascoulias discarded an object in the garbage can.

Derrig told investigators that he didn’t knock on the restroom door and did not identify himself as a law enforcement officer.

“He jumped up and drove his shoulder into my stomach area, pinning me against the wall area,” Derrig said.

Henning entered the restaurant and helped Derrig in the scuffle with Dascoulias. They eventually handcuffed Dascoulias, and arrested him on one charge each of battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting an officer with violence, possession of narcotic paraphernalia, and criminal mischief. Derrig said he found two oxycodone pills on the floor, and an oxycodone vial issued to Dascoulias and a syringe plunger cover in the garbage.

Derrig said that Henning found a syringe in Dascoulias’ shoe, and another officer found a syringe in Dascoulias’ car. But reports say Dascoulias had a legal prescription for the oxycodone and Derrig failed to connect the syringe to a controlled substance.

Charges that Derrig violated department policies regarding general authority, use of force, and physical force could not be substantiated and were not sustained by Chief Thom Carr, according to an internal affairs file memo. Similar charges against Henning were also not sustained.

However, Carr sustained charges that Derrig violated department polices regarding truthfulness in report writing and insubordination. Attempts to reach Carr for comment by telephone and e-mail were unsuccessful Friday.

According to the investigation, Derrig deliberately failed to attach two photographs of Dascoulias — including a “bloody face” photo — to his case file, despite instructions to do so by his sergeant.

He also failed to utilize a recording device, despite previous directions by his sergeant to do so during all investigative contacts. Department policy only suggests using the devices.

“I just follow the policies and procedures of the police department,” Derrig told investigators, adding that his sergeant “was not there at the time of the incident. She came afterwards. ... When she tells me to do it, I turn it on.”

The investigation also found several discrepancies between the arrest report Derrig wrote and statements he gave to investigators and to his sergeant, including details of his scrap with Dascoulias — how he struck Dascoulias, where the fight occurred, how a nearby mirror was damaged.

“I have taken into consideration the specific direction and orders given to Officer John Derrig by his supervisors and I find that he has failed repeatedly to repair his conduct and work within the policies and procedures of the Marco Island Police Department,” Carr wrote in a memo. “It is my belief that he can no longer function as a member of this agency.”

Derrig’s personnel file lists several complaints and allegations made against him since he was hired in October 2005, including allegations of harassing people, using inappropriate language around a teenager, and attending a party where a sexual assault occurred while he was on duty. He was reprimanded for failing to appear in court in 2006, and received counseling in 2007 for being involved in a bar fight in Fort Myers — reports say he was defending himself.

One document describes Derrig as a “heavy-handed young officer that does not know how to talk to people.”

The most serious allegation found in the personnel file was made in 2008 by a female acquaintance who claimed Derrig raped her on two occasions, including once when she was intoxicated and passed out at his home. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office closed its investigation due to lack of evidence and because the complaint was filed years after the fact.

In 2007, Derrig was the recipient of a Phoenix Award, which is given to Collier emergency responders who save a life. He was also named Officer of the Month on at least two occasions by the Marco Police Foundation in 2006 and 2007, according to Daily News records.

Kirshey said he hopes Derrig’s termination was not based on past allegations.

“Certainly I think people are supposed to be judged.... on what you did, not on your alleged history or anything like that,” Kirshy said. “I’m going to assume that this is just from this situation and doesn’t have anything to do with things in the past.”

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1adam12 (Inactive) writes:

I can see by what I have read that Officer Derrig may not be a "Model" Police Officer, but if you read the attorney's letter he did nothing wrong. It appears that Officer Derrig was hanging by a thread and the Police Chief used this incident to eliminate him. Here comes another lawsuit. Make that two. One by the officer and one by the primate.

RayPray writes:

in response to 1adam12:

I can see by what I have read that Officer Derrig may not be a "Model" Police Officer, but if you read the attorney's letter he did nothing wrong. It appears that Officer Derrig was hanging by a thread and the Police Chief used this incident to eliminate him. Here comes another lawsuit. Make that two. One by the officer and one by the primate.

"if you read the attorney's letter he did nothing wrong"

>>> Funny, that's what Bernie Madoff's lawyer says too!

1ADAM12 is evidently the MIPD official cop blogger here.....

"One document describes Derrig as a “heavy-handed young officer that does not know how to talk to people.”

"in 2008 a female acquaintance claimed Derrig raped her on two occasions, including once when she was intoxicated and passed out at his home."

"He was also named Officer of the Month on at least two occasions by the Marco Police Foundation...."

As long as he got to be Cop of the Month regularly, what's to worry about here?

Time to squirm away from this Marco Keystone Cop Gang and return policing back to the pros at Collier County.

RayPray writes:

What we must discover is what genius in the MIPD thought it was a good idea to hire a reject lunkhead like Derrig and unleash him on an overall peaceful community like Marco?

Maybe, 1ADAM12 can find this out for us from his cop buddies....

marco826 writes:

The true story isn't on these pages. Was this policeman heavy handed? Probably. He looks the type. I agree with the poster who said this is a peaceful community. No need for heavy handed police. Two policemen should be able to detain a guy without beating the crap out him. Why omit the photo's on a report unless they validate a complaint?

JohninMarco writes:

The only way this bad seed was allowed to grow in this PD was due to either a lack or no leadership from both the chief and capt. I am sure this is just the tip of the iceberg. Chief Carr should go. And the city manager should look to clean house.

RayPray writes:

"Dascoulias wrote that a second officer, Kevin Henning, then entered the restaurant and “began to attack, assault me as well.”"

Remember Cop of the Month Kevin?

He is the one who nearly killed himself and a girl while cowboying drunk on a jet ski.

See here:

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2008/n...

Despite the fact that this accident was the result of drunken behavior and that all his medical expenses were paid for by the taxpayers of the Island, Kevin not only kept his shamus job, but did not neglect to reel quiet a lot of $$$ donated by unsuspecting civilians at various fundraisers at local bars.

Being a Marco cop, you naturally have oodles of free time on your hands. So this he-man on the public payroll also owns a local karate school.

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2009/a...

Retiring as a cop on Marco Island sure is a sweet deal.....

But maybe not for the taxpayers or any unlucky civilians in the neighborhood of their antics.

ajm3s writes:

in response to RayPray:

"Dascoulias wrote that a second officer, Kevin Henning, then entered the restaurant and “began to attack, assault me as well.”"

Remember Cop of the Month Kevin?

He is the one who nearly killed himself and a girl while cowboying drunk on a jet ski.

See here:

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2008/n...

Despite the fact that this accident was the result of drunken behavior and that all his medical expenses were paid for by the taxpayers of the Island, Kevin not only kept his shamus job, but did not neglect to reel quiet a lot of $$$ donated by unsuspecting civilians at various fundraisers at local bars.

Being a Marco cop, you naturally have oodles of free time on your hands. So this he-man on the public payroll also owns a local karate school.

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2009/a...

Retiring as a cop on Marco Island sure is a sweet deal.....

But maybe not for the taxpayers or any unlucky civilians in the neighborhood of their antics.

If you look at the Related Section above, it reads: "Tom Carr". I guess they missed a few tie-ins.

For those who say the bloggers should get a life, I say, we have and with perceptions guided by our senses. Now I ask, can the press ever tie stories together as well as some amateur bloggers. So, I guess you need to add club reported to the list of responsibilities placed by those who wish to comment. Or as some have said, are we just naysayers, cave dwellers, or without a life?

Again, the folks have to bring it to the fore.

I'm beginning to believe the folks are more vigilant than those that serve the public, at least more so than the press.

marco_citizen writes:

in response to RayPray:

"Dascoulias wrote that a second officer, Kevin Henning, then entered the restaurant and “began to attack, assault me as well.”"

Remember Cop of the Month Kevin?

He is the one who nearly killed himself and a girl while cowboying drunk on a jet ski.

See here:

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2008/n...

Despite the fact that this accident was the result of drunken behavior and that all his medical expenses were paid for by the taxpayers of the Island, Kevin not only kept his shamus job, but did not neglect to reel quiet a lot of $$$ donated by unsuspecting civilians at various fundraisers at local bars.

Being a Marco cop, you naturally have oodles of free time on your hands. So this he-man on the public payroll also owns a local karate school.

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2009/a...

Retiring as a cop on Marco Island sure is a sweet deal.....

But maybe not for the taxpayers or any unlucky civilians in the neighborhood of their antics.

Officer Hennings' medical records show his blood alcohol level as 0.0 get your story straight before you slander a good man.

openbook writes:

Uhm...for the record, the officer who was charged with being careless on the jet ski was later found not guilty of that charge in an open court...also, his medical records revealed that he had a zero blood alcohol level...but that was never followed up on by the Marco News because it wouldnt sell papers!

happyhorowitz34145 writes:

in response to rolomokat:

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The people on persons resposible for doing a background check on this individual are the same ones that probably did the background check on Reviere and his PHONEY Phd.

ba10da69 writes:

The "SHERMINATOR" has been terminated.....long over due ,he was a donkey with a badge ...now just terminate the steriod using officer and Leutinent Moron.

1adam12 (Inactive) writes:

in response to RayPray:

What we must discover is what genius in the MIPD thought it was a good idea to hire a reject lunkhead like Derrig and unleash him on an overall peaceful community like Marco?

Maybe, 1ADAM12 can find this out for us from his cop buddies....

Ray I have no buddies, but I do agree with your other comment about maybe it's time to get back the county.

happyhorowitz34145 writes:

in response to Klabautermann:

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Klabuttholeman
You seriously are a complete moron.
You, butterhole, have no fan club.
This city manager is just as bad as the rest.
Just like before,and from now on, you will be ignored.
Bye bye , brownstar.

Islandguyalso writes:

in response to openbook:

Uhm...for the record, the officer who was charged with being careless on the jet ski was later found not guilty of that charge in an open court...also, his medical records revealed that he had a zero blood alcohol level...but that was never followed up on by the Marco News because it wouldnt sell papers!

Come on Open book do you really expect these guys (bloggers) to find out the truth. They would rather have a knee jerk reaction and throw out accusations that are unfounded. A cop over stepped his bounds and the chief was able to get rid of him without giving credability to the druggee. So they all want to fire the Chief and all the police and go back to the county with no knowlege of the costs. Klappertrap thinks that the cost would be the same as 1999 cause nothing has changed since then.

waverunner writes:

in response to RayPray:

What we must discover is what genius in the MIPD thought it was a good idea to hire a reject lunkhead like Derrig and unleash him on an overall peaceful community like Marco?

Maybe, 1ADAM12 can find this out for us from his cop buddies....

Rayless contradicts himself again! You mean Rayless that the police dept. was wrong to hire a young, inexperienced officer? But you don't like when retired, seasoned officers are hired that have NEVER had any problems keeping their jobs. You Rayless change your mind as often as Yoda changes his diaper.

JohninMarco writes:

in response to marco_citizen:

Officer Hennings' medical records show his blood alcohol level as 0.0 get your story straight before you slander a good man.

Considering he was involved with this dirtball who tampered with evidence, well you do the math. Henning has a bigger problem here. The AG's office will now have to look at his old cases to see if that evidence was good. This is just the start of his problems.

waverunner writes:

in response to Klabautermann:

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Yoda, a good boy you are! At least you answer to your true name. :-

RayPray writes:

in response to Islandguyalso:

Come on Open book do you really expect these guys (bloggers) to find out the truth. They would rather have a knee jerk reaction and throw out accusations that are unfounded. A cop over stepped his bounds and the chief was able to get rid of him without giving credability to the druggee. So they all want to fire the Chief and all the police and go back to the county with no knowlege of the costs. Klappertrap thinks that the cost would be the same as 1999 cause nothing has changed since then.

"A cop over stepped his bounds and the chief was able to get rid of him...."

>>> This cretin had two separate RAPE charges against him.

>>> Still, the chief felt it was safe to have him roaming and rampaging around our placid community.

>>> Then the chief tried to hush the firing up.

"...according to a Marco Island Police internal investigation obtained by the Daily News as a public records request."

>>> Without this public records request, we would never have learned about this dangerous situation.

>>> Here is the odd thing about Marco's Finest:

1. They have a great pay and benefits package.

2. There is so little crime here, they almost have to manufacture it.

3. As long as the cops periodically let members of the city council imagine themselves he-men by riding along in patrol cars and spin the lights, the government gives them no grief.

4. The cops have so much free time on their hands, they can run dufus businesses on the side, like judo schools and blasting your gun in a van to pretend you're John Wayne.

5. A worshipful Police Foundation that hands their families money as if this were some true crime-ridden location.

6. To keep this pleasant operation in motion for them, all the cops have to do is lay low and keep their noses clean.

6. Yet time after time, they can't seem to resist stooping to bonehead maneuvers like this one to poison the well for themselves here.

ba10da69 writes:

in response to JohninMarco:

Considering he was involved with this dirtball who tampered with evidence, well you do the math. Henning has a bigger problem here. The AG's office will now have to look at his old cases to see if that evidence was good. This is just the start of his problems.

And we know how thats gonna pan out for Kevin....I can count on both hands cases that had to be droppped due to bad or made up evidence....Good Luck.

Islandguyalso writes:

in response to RayPray:

"A cop over stepped his bounds and the chief was able to get rid of him...."

>>> This cretin had two separate RAPE charges against him.

>>> Still, the chief felt it was safe to have him roaming and rampaging around our placid community.

>>> Then the chief tried to hush the firing up.

"...according to a Marco Island Police internal investigation obtained by the Daily News as a public records request."

>>> Without this public records request, we would never have learned about this dangerous situation.

>>> Here is the odd thing about Marco's Finest:

1. They have a great pay and benefits package.

2. There is so little crime here, they almost have to manufacture it.

3. As long as the cops periodically let members of the city council imagine themselves he-men by riding along in patrol cars and spin the lights, the government gives them no grief.

4. The cops have so much free time on their hands, they can run dufus businesses on the side, like judo schools and blasting your gun in a van to pretend you're John Wayne.

5. A worshipful Police Foundation that hands their families money as if this were some true crime-ridden location.

6. To keep this pleasant operation in motion for them, all the cops have to do is lay low and keep their noses clean.

6. Yet time after time, they can't seem to resist stooping to bonehead maneuvers like this one to poison the well for themselves here.

You see you do not need a conviction but the chief does. When the Lee county Lawyers cleared the guy of the rapes Chief Carr could not decide to fire the Guy its called rights and they have a union. Its easy to spout off but there is a thing called the law

RayPray writes:

"Lawyers cleared the guy of the rapes...."

>>> How many ordinary non-cops do you that have been multiply accused of rape?

"You see you do not need a conviction but the chief does."

>>> No, what the Chief needed here was common sense and discretion.

waverunner writes:

in response to RayPray:

"Lawyers cleared the guy of the rapes...."

>>> How many ordinary non-cops do you that have been multiply accused of rape?

"You see you do not need a conviction but the chief does."

>>> No, what the Chief needed here was common sense and discretion.

Oooh, it must sting knowing that you will never serve in law enforcement!

RayPray writes:

"Oooh, it must sting knowing that you will never serve in law enforcement!"

How did you guess?

All my life I dreamed of having a room temperature IQ and then someone handing me a gun and badge so I could feel like a real man by pushing civilians around with impunity.

This despite the fact that, while these folks might say "Sir" to my face, they were all sneering and laughing at me behind my back.

But now my dreams have grown even grander!!!

What I now desire more than anything is to measure at a single digit IQ level necessary to qualify to become a Neanderthal-browed TSA officer and force everybody to let me grope them.

This way I could discharge not just some but all my inate feelings of inadequacy....

And how can you not admire those fresh blue uniforms?

1adam12 (Inactive) writes:

in response to ba10da69:

The "SHERMINATOR" has been terminated.....long over due ,he was a donkey with a badge ...now just terminate the steriod using officer and Leutinent Moron.

Names please. Who are these guys.

ba10da69 writes:

1adam12....your the detective figure it out Cliff

waverunner writes:

in response to RayPray:

"Oooh, it must sting knowing that you will never serve in law enforcement!"

How did you guess?

All my life I dreamed of having a room temperature IQ and then someone handing me a gun and badge so I could feel like a real man by pushing civilians around with impunity.

This despite the fact that, while these folks might say "Sir" to my face, they were all sneering and laughing at me behind my back.

But now my dreams have grown even grander!!!

What I now desire more than anything is to measure at a single digit IQ level necessary to qualify to become a Neanderthal-browed TSA officer and force everybody to let me grope them.

This way I could discharge not just some but all my inate feelings of inadequacy....

And how can you not admire those fresh blue uniforms?

All is not lost Rayless! Maybe you could qualify to wear a "square badge" at a department store (now that I think of it, probably would be too much for you).

RayPray writes:

"All is not lost Rayless! Maybe you could qualify to wear a "square badge" at a department store...."

Good idea!

Wouldn't that make me your ultimate superior, however?

Not everyone appreciates just how challenging it must be for you to keep all those toilets so neat and spotless....

waverunner writes:

in response to RayPray:

"All is not lost Rayless! Maybe you could qualify to wear a "square badge" at a department store...."

Good idea!

Wouldn't that make me your ultimate superior, however?

Not everyone appreciates just how challenging it must be for you to keep all those toilets so neat and spotless....

Still eating at you rayless, still eating at you.

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ba10da69 writes:

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happy6 writes:

NO ONE IS POLICING THE POLICE DEPT...these characters come down here form the north and learn to drive a boat or ski and have fun...about the hardest thing they do is find a parking space at 7/11 or sit with the school crossing guard....the entire bunch needs to be reviewed immediately...and the dept cleaned up.

ba10da69 writes:

wow....did I hit a nerve Kevin

MarcoCitizen writes:

in response to happy6:

NO ONE IS POLICING THE POLICE DEPT...these characters come down here form the north and learn to drive a boat or ski and have fun...about the hardest thing they do is find a parking space at 7/11 or sit with the school crossing guard....the entire bunch needs to be reviewed immediately...and the dept cleaned up.

Not reviewed - but eliminated and the Sheriff brought back. $5+ million for us every year henceforth.

waverunner writes:

in response to MarcoCitizen:

Not reviewed - but eliminated and the Sheriff brought back. $5+ million for us every year henceforth.

Sounds like this could be Yoda as well. Check the fact regarding how the sheriff is down over 130 deputies. See how costs have changed since 1999, the sheriff in no way could provide the services for the past rates with his limited personnel. Time to move into the new millenium amigo.

MarcoCitizen writes:

in response to waverunner:

Sounds like this could be Yoda as well. Check the fact regarding how the sheriff is down over 130 deputies. See how costs have changed since 1999, the sheriff in no way could provide the services for the past rates with his limited personnel. Time to move into the new millenium amigo.

We pay twice for police. Once to the county for the Sheriff and again to the MIPD. Why pay twice?

JohninMarco writes:

in response to waverunner:

Sounds like this could be Yoda as well. Check the fact regarding how the sheriff is down over 130 deputies. See how costs have changed since 1999, the sheriff in no way could provide the services for the past rates with his limited personnel. Time to move into the new millenium amigo.

Considering that this dept. has 4 employees whos combined salaries are near 400k, well you do the math. The Sheriff would not need this bloated leadership group. We would lose a chief, capt.,and 2 Lts. who did not have the leadership ability to prevent this last sillyness.

waverunner writes:

in response to islandeye1#236971:

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Well stated. Common sense would dictate that the more public contacts that are made, the more chance something "newsworthy" happening. You are correct considering the fact that the MI
5%er's have NEVER once complained about the almost identical salaries being paid for firemen to sleep on duty, cook their meals, watch TV, ect. It is always easier to blame the big bad PoPo's, at least they have to stay awake and patrol, not sleep.

In regards to the officer being fired, I will be the first to admit it doesn't appear that he did nothing wrong, but to sit here and whine about how much the police cost is infantile considering the whopping $150 per house (annually approx.) these crybabies would save getting rid of them (oh, the sheriff coverage would probably increase county taxes about the same as your paying MIPD now for LESS coverage).

whinney7 writes:

to all of you especially ray pray when all of the facts come out you will find that your freind Carr and his good old boys and girl will all be looking for a job. Fact is that officer Derrig is young he probley know more about poloce work than any one on the force including the Cheif. If you lok at this way all but 2 are retires from someone else and getting pensions from other dept. Must be nice to sit on you as -- and get paid for it. The resident of Marco should take a good look at this. Also look wht they did with new city manager, got rid of two lt. and brought in some good old boys of Carr's to replace them. All the shi- thats being said will come out in the wash. Carr won't like it when he gets sued agin, and the city By the way how many lawsuits on now on the books? Also the two Lt. were let go not to save money but to try to shut them up of Thing that were address to Carr and he didn"t like that. What goes arround will come arround and it not going to be pretty. My hats off to office Derrig for doing his job the right way and not covering up thing to make Marco ISLAND THE PERFECT LITTLE TOWN. Also ask Carr to explain why the girl that accused him of rape wasn't arrested for filing a FALSE POLICE REPORT. AND ALSO the statistic for police dept how many arrest did Derrig make in a year compares to 16 others that work there?MARCO SHOULD HIRE DERRIG BACK AND GET RID OF THE REST OF THE DEPT. YOU ALL CAN CALL HIM barney , SHERINATOR OR WHAT EVER that beacuse you all proberly were comfronted by that officer and didn't like it. SO WAKE UP MARCO ISLAND RESIDENT AND ASK FOR THE TRUTH. GET RID OF CARR AND HIS GOOD OLD BOYS. In closing THANK YOU OFFICER DERRIG FOR YOUR COURAGE THROUGH THIS MESS.

RayPray writes:

in response to whinney7:

to all of you especially ray pray when all of the facts come out you will find that your freind Carr and his good old boys and girl will all be looking for a job. Fact is that officer Derrig is young he probley know more about poloce work than any one on the force including the Cheif. If you lok at this way all but 2 are retires from someone else and getting pensions from other dept. Must be nice to sit on you as -- and get paid for it. The resident of Marco should take a good look at this. Also look wht they did with new city manager, got rid of two lt. and brought in some good old boys of Carr's to replace them. All the shi- thats being said will come out in the wash. Carr won't like it when he gets sued agin, and the city By the way how many lawsuits on now on the books? Also the two Lt. were let go not to save money but to try to shut them up of Thing that were address to Carr and he didn"t like that. What goes arround will come arround and it not going to be pretty. My hats off to office Derrig for doing his job the right way and not covering up thing to make Marco ISLAND THE PERFECT LITTLE TOWN. Also ask Carr to explain why the girl that accused him of rape wasn't arrested for filing a FALSE POLICE REPORT. AND ALSO the statistic for police dept how many arrest did Derrig make in a year compares to 16 others that work there?MARCO SHOULD HIRE DERRIG BACK AND GET RID OF THE REST OF THE DEPT. YOU ALL CAN CALL HIM barney , SHERINATOR OR WHAT EVER that beacuse you all proberly were comfronted by that officer and didn't like it. SO WAKE UP MARCO ISLAND RESIDENT AND ASK FOR THE TRUTH. GET RID OF CARR AND HIS GOOD OLD BOYS. In closing THANK YOU OFFICER DERRIG FOR YOUR COURAGE THROUGH THIS MESS.

"to all of you especially ray pray when all of the facts come out you will find that your freind Carr...."

>>> My friend carr?

It is clear you can't write up to kindergarten level.

>>> Perhaps you can't read either???

>>> From the clear and convincing tone of your post, could you be a MI cop with some personal beef against the Chief?

ba10da69 writes:

in response to whinney7:

to all of you especially ray pray when all of the facts come out you will find that your freind Carr and his good old boys and girl will all be looking for a job. Fact is that officer Derrig is young he probley know more about poloce work than any one on the force including the Cheif. If you lok at this way all but 2 are retires from someone else and getting pensions from other dept. Must be nice to sit on you as -- and get paid for it. The resident of Marco should take a good look at this. Also look wht they did with new city manager, got rid of two lt. and brought in some good old boys of Carr's to replace them. All the shi- thats being said will come out in the wash. Carr won't like it when he gets sued agin, and the city By the way how many lawsuits on now on the books? Also the two Lt. were let go not to save money but to try to shut them up of Thing that were address to Carr and he didn"t like that. What goes arround will come arround and it not going to be pretty. My hats off to office Derrig for doing his job the right way and not covering up thing to make Marco ISLAND THE PERFECT LITTLE TOWN. Also ask Carr to explain why the girl that accused him of rape wasn't arrested for filing a FALSE POLICE REPORT. AND ALSO the statistic for police dept how many arrest did Derrig make in a year compares to 16 others that work there?MARCO SHOULD HIRE DERRIG BACK AND GET RID OF THE REST OF THE DEPT. YOU ALL CAN CALL HIM barney , SHERINATOR OR WHAT EVER that beacuse you all proberly were comfronted by that officer and didn't like it. SO WAKE UP MARCO ISLAND RESIDENT AND ASK FOR THE TRUTH. GET RID OF CARR AND HIS GOOD OLD BOYS. In closing THANK YOU OFFICER DERRIG FOR YOUR COURAGE THROUGH THIS MESS.

All I can say is WOW...... you must be a family member of Derrig or Shermanator himself...I think his name was one of the only words you spelt correctly.

ba10da69 writes:

WAVERUNNER = Kevin Hennings.....kinda ironic

RayPray writes:

in response to ba10da69:

WAVERUNNER = Kevin Hennings.....kinda ironic

That clarifies things!

"...the MI 5%er's have NEVER once complained about the almost identical salaries being paid for firemen to sleep on duty, cook their meals, watch TV, ect."

>>> Dumping on MI's Bravest....

"Still eating at you rayless, still eating at you."

>>> To be fair, would not be under-qualified if employed as a men's room attendant.

SoulyHere writes:

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1adam12 (Inactive) writes:

in response to SoulyHere:

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I guess your worries are over now that he is gone.

SoulyHere writes:

Not really.....

RayPray writes:

Christmas What's My Line Contest:

'SoulyHere' is in truth a sitting member of the exalted Marco Island City Council.

Guess who?

RayPray writes:

Merry Xmas to all!!

SoulyHere writes:

Island EYE For your information I have finished school and proved all the judgmental people like you and This police officer himself wrong...I don't know what kind of upbringing you all have had but I may have lived on Marco but it sure wasn't with a silver spoon, Marijuana has nothing to do with it except that it's a sick self righteous game to say drinking is ok and pots not, I help people everyday for a Job,I acknowledge my creator and I may not spell well,but calling someone a retard is childish..
What I said before was deleted,for good reason..but having strong emotion about an authority figure who doesn't try to change what an authority figure is in the eyes of those he is around all the time and to not have an example in his own life of his LAW he judges with, As The Lord Taught,IS BULL,and I don't think that's ok,And not smoking pot doesn't make you smart,better,more of a citizen,If anything,if I were to judge IslandDonkey, Well Pardon me I won't waste my words on negativity and undue verbal emesis.
Jah Guide us all

MarcoMaven writes:

I read that this creep was going to hire a lawyer and do a tap dance around the facts that got him fired in hopes of getting his job back. Does anyone know whatever happened to the unlamented John Derrig?

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