Tom Horne's Chenal-Gate Fender-Bender Hearing Pushed to December 17
Alas, the course of elderly lust never did run true, and Horne had some problems with the security code for the gated resident parking. In backing up, he hit a parked, white Range Rover belonging to Goodyear resident Kevin Montano.
Apparently the damage was minor, as Montano didn't even know his car had been hit until FBI agents called him later to set up an interview.
Sounds pretty straightforward. Both Chenal and Horne have admitted that the Passat hit the Range Rover. They just claim that they didn't realize there had been damage done to other vehicle.
Which, admittedly, is kinda tough when you don't get out of your car.
So why has Horne pleaded guilty? Search me. You would think he'd want to get this comedy over with as soon as possible.
Kemerer's excuse for the additional delay is scribbled on a court continuance form.
"Discovery has been extensive," reads the explanation. "Additional time is needed to evaluate the evidence and determine if further investigation is warranted."
Who knew gathering info on a fender bender witnessed and documented at length by two FBI agents would be so tough?
As to why the FBI was dogging Horne, well, that's because they were looking into a possible campaign finance violation by Horne, as well as suspected fraud, witness-tampering, and obstruction of justice.
See, there was so much more to this investigation than a mouthful of falafel.