Panthers owner (and Trump nominee) accused of punching concession worker

Vincent Viola, Florida Panthers owner, is going through the confirmation motions as the Trump Administration’s nominee for Secretary of the Army. It includes an in-depth digging into his background.

The New York Times found something from back in August, prior to the election and Viola’s nomination.

The Times published a police report, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, alleging Viola was involved in an altercation on Aug. 12 at a “high end race horse auction” in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Viola is reported to have punched a concession worker who allegedly pushed Viola’s wife while she was trying to get water for a patron at the auction who had fainted.

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Bourque pleads not guilty; blood-alcohol three times legal limit: Report

Former Boston Bruins defenseman Ray Bourque was arrested, booked and released on bail on Friday, June 24 for operating under the influence (OUI) in Andover, Massachusetts.

Bourque was not scheduled to be arraigned until Tuesday; however he and his attorney appeared in court on Monday where Bourque entered a plea of ‘not guilty.’

Details are now coming forth as to the circumstances surrounding Bourque’s arrest, including his blood-alcohol content.

According to the Boston Globe, Bourque’s BAC was allegedly .249, three times over the legal limit.

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Linden Vey hopes for closure in father’s alleged murder conspiracy

Imagine learning one of your parents (allegedly) attempted to have your other parent murdered, and trying to function in life afterwards.

That has been Linden Vey’s existence since 2013 when his father, Curtis Vey, and his mistress, Angela Nicholson, were arrested for allegedly planning to murder Brigette Vey, Linden’s mother and Curtis’s estranged wife, and Nicholson’s husband, Jim Taylor.

From the Canadian Press back in August 2013:

“Police told Taylor that Brigitte Vey tipped them to an alleged murder plot in which Vey’s wife was going to die in a house fire and Taylor would die of an overdose on Halloween.

“After RCMP received the tip, Taylor said police told him, they tapped the pair’s phones and went through their emails … , Taylor said. 

“There was an extramarital affair, which cumulated into reasonable and probable grounds, leading to the planning of a murder,” said Cpl. Rob King.”

Right out of a Lifetime movie.

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