Alligator tears |

Alligator tears

I’m appalled at all of the sympathy and the resulting light sentence Kelli Townsend has generated from her feigned remorse over killing two people after drinking almost a fifth of Vodka in the middle of the day.

Does anyone remember that she fought and argued with the police when she was arrested and had to be restrained for the blood test? Does anyone remember that at her preliminary hearing, she tried to blame Renee Schley-May for crossing over the line and causing the accident and claimed it was not her fault?

Now she acts like she has all this remorse when sentencing time comes. These are “alligator tears.” She showed her true colors early on in the game, and all this remorse is probably borne from the advice of counsel.

Like all good criminals, she needed to accept blame for the crime and show that she was remorseful if she hoped to get a light sentence, which she did, considering two people are dead and one was only in her 20s. She deserves longer. Her aunt claims she’s not a monster – what a joke!

Joe Willman

Penn Valley

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