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Head Stomping Paul Supporter Pleas Out, Still Says He’s Not Guilty

Head Stomping Paul Supporter Pleas Out, Still Says He’s Not Guilty

Tim Profitt, the man who was caught on video stomping on the head of MoveOn activist Lauren Valle, has accepted a plea bargain, and will be serving probation as well as paying Valle’s medical bills.  However, the former campaign worker still states that he is not guilty.

Politico reports:

Tim Profitt, 53, a former campaign worker for Paul, agreed to serve probation and pay the medical expenses of the MoveOn.org activist, Lauren Valle, but did not admit guilt in the Oct. 25 melee in Lexington during the 2010 midterm election campaign.

As part of the plea deal, Profitt acknowledged that prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him. He will spend a year on unsupervised probation will pay $600 to cover Valle’s medical bills.

Profitt previously had pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault charges. In November last year, Profitt’s attorney said the former Bourbon County coordinator for Paul’s campaign was “doing what he thought was necessary.”

Profitt had earlier tried to have the charges dismissed by saying he believed Valle was attempting to harm the candidate when she showed up with a giant novelty check in her arms at the debate.

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12:21AM PDT on Jun 22, 2011

James - if you had a brain, you'd take it out and play with it.

8:47AM PDT on Jun 20, 2011

@James - Another defective supporter of this ass. Let me explain it to you again, and this time read it slowly, since comprehension seems to be a special problem of yours: The $600 was to cover her MEDICAL BILLS. It wasn't a civil suit, you dope. She didn't win a monetary judgement against him. The moron was sentenced to probation and he has to pay for the cost of treating the injuries that he caused. He wasn't railroaded. He assualted a woman half his size who was "armed" with a giant piece of paper by stomping on her head. He's a criminal who got off easy. I hope that if he ever tries it again, he picks on someone his own size, so he can finally get the ass-kicking he deserves.

@Patrick - I hope so too!

1:47AM PDT on Jun 20, 2011

Not surprising that a person so scummy as to do what he did would then abdicate responsibility afterwards. All of Paul's supporters should know about this

2:28PM PDT on Jun 17, 2011

Hey Mr. Profitt, there's a 4 year old crippled blind girl that wants a shot at the title, my moneys on her!

1:47PM PDT on Jun 16, 2011

How can he get away with this?

10:44AM PDT on Jun 16, 2011

When is the her lawsuit? There's a definite tort claim in there.

7:17AM PDT on Jun 16, 2011

He shouldn't have gotten probation.....a jail sentence for assault and battery would have been appropriate.

12:57AM PDT on Jun 16, 2011

Thanks for the post!

12:07AM PDT on Jun 16, 2011

Yeah James, real innocent, woman is clearly assaulted by a MOB, then stomped on by some drunk(tim profitt). Get your eyes checked...

11:02PM PDT on Jun 15, 2011

I guess the case was so weak they could get him to plead for only $600.

If he was guilty they would not have offered such a small payment, way way less than what a lawyer would cost.

It's a shame the DA used such a cheap trick for a plead, but they do that to innocent men all the time.

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