Crimes by Republicans Resulting in Serious Injury

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Displaying 21 Scandals
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  • GOP County Tiffany Adams [R-OK]
    Conspired with three others to kidnap and murder the mother of her grandchildren and another woman days before a court date that likely would have resulted in the mother being granted unsupervised visits with her children who were under Adam's care
    17 Apr 2024
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Kyle Lewter [R-AL]
    Sexually tortured another man with an inanimate object and then murdered him with a hammer
    10 Mar 2024
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Daniel Rodimer [2021 TX GOP Candidate]
    Punched and strangled his victim so severely it caused multiple brain bleeds which resulted in their eventual death several days later after medical personnel were unable to save their life
    07 Mar 2024
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Steve Alembik
    Shot his wife in her back and arm causing serious injuries and then killed himself while sitting in their car outside a fast-food restaurant
    17 Oct 2023
    According to police records first reported by The Miami Herald
  • Joseph Roberts
    Murdered his fiancée, dismembered her body and stuffed her in a large plastic bag which he discarded near a bridge
    29 Sep 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Dan Kirby [R-OK]
    Swerved off the road and crashed his motorcycle killing his girlfriend who was riding with him while under the influence of alcohol and a cocktail of illicit and unprescribed pharmaceutical drugs including amphetamine, tramadol and oxycodone
    28 Jun 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Tim Sheehy [2023 MT GOP Candidate]
    Killed his copilot and pinned a teenage girl against a wall after losing power midair and crashing the plane he was flying into a residential home which authorities later concluded happened in part due to his negligent flying
    16 Jun 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by the victim's family
  • Harvest Bible Chapel James MacDonald
    Physically attacked a 59-year-old woman after striking her car in a parking lot in an unprovoked attack which caused serious enough injuries that she had to be hospitalized
    13 Apr 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Steven Pankey [1800 ID GOP Candidate]
    Shot a 12-year-old girl in the head and then buried her body after kidnapping her from her home
    31 Oct 2022
    According to charging documents filed by state officials
  • Tex McIver
    Shot his wife through the passenger seat of a car her close friend was driving shortly after he asked her for his .38 revolver from the center console claiming there was a danger that did not exist and suspiciously tried to get her friend to lie to police about it in a trial in which prosecutors described his life as ""spinning out of control" due to financial troubles that killing her would resolve
    30 Jun 2022
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Andrew Wilhoite [2022 GOP IN Nominee]
    Murdered his wife by forcefully striking her in the head with a flower pot and then put her lifeless body in his car and dumped her in a nearby creek
    06 May 2022
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Ellen Wink [R-CT]
    Shot an unarmed tenant five times as he tried to flee from her resulting in his death and then lied to police and claimed self-defense which State's Attorney Michelle Manning refuted because video surveillance clearly showed her victim was aggressive towards her in "no way, shape, or form"
    21 Jan 2022
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Kyle Rittenhouse
    Shot an unarmed protester with an AR-15 rifle for merely chasing him and grabbing the barrel of the rifle and then shot two more protesters -- killing one -- who acted presumably as "good guys" to stop him from shooting more people for which he was tried but found not guilty by self-defense due to various factors including presumably appearing as a very sympathetic defendant to the jury
    19 Nov 2021
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Amy Johnson
    Shot an unarmed woman in the stomach after she went to her car and grabbed her gun following a verbal argument that hadn't even turned physical, causing the victim to be airlifted to the hospital for emergency surgery mere weeks after being given a prime time speaking role at the 2020 Republican National Convention
    09 Oct 2020
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • SD Jason Ravnsborg [R]
    Fatally struck a pedestrian dragging him for some undermined period of time in a way detectives described as "his face was in your windshield", his broken glasses were found in the car, a flashlight the victim was using was later found still on and investigators determined he was browsing news websites on his phone likely just beforehand which is probably why he left the scene and called 911 with the excuse that he thought he hit a deer
    15 Sep 2020
    According to a police report filed by local officials
  • Ian Smith [2021 NJ GOP Candidate]
    Killed a 19-year-old after he drunkenly barreled through a stop sign and crashed into his victim's car and admitted to police that he drank 10-12 beers not long before his crash
    23 May 2020
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Eddie Girdler [R-KY]
    Ran a red light and struck a 15-year-old bicyclist with his car causing internal injuries so severe she later needed to be air lifted to a second hospital for special treatment and reportedly "sat for a few seconds and then left" the scene of the accident before police arrived
    11 Aug 2019
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Montana Right to Life Gregg Trude
    Carelessly tossed a loaded rifle on the backseat of his truck which accidentally discharged and instantly killed his hunting partner while also being a firearm safety instructor who should have known better
    17 Dec 2018
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Bob Greenlee [R-CO]
    Crashed head-on into a 70-year-old woman's car at 89 MPH resulting in her instant death and struck another car causing it to roll onto its side after dangerously attempting to pass the car in front of him on a two-lane highway
    23 Mar 2018
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • John Chartier [R-NV]
    Had his longtime friend murder his ex-wife and her father at their home out of a bitter custody dispute over their young son in which she planned to move out of the state away from him but unfortunately was too late
    26 May 2010
    According to a jury who found him guilty of murder
  • Steve Nunn [R-KY]
    Intentionally shot and killed his former fiancé months after she sought and received a protective restraining order against him
    15 Sep 2009
    According to charging documents filed by local officials