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Erika Winchester: YouTube Racist Is A Cop (Photos)

by | 13th, November 2010

ERIKA Winchester is sending the internets crazy with her racist attack on a US postal worker called Jean Hugson, 47, on Oct. 9, 2009. He was sacked from the US Postal Service for other matters. Although he says he was fired because he is black:

“They did not want a black person in there.”

The USPS denies this.

But justice was served on Winchester (although not internet justice delivered by 4chan, the site which unearthed her identity).

On Nov. 24, 2009, the matter came before the Beak. A magistrate ruled that if Winchester behaved for a year and wrote a letter of apology the matter could lie. She wrote the letter. That year is up in a few days.

Winchester’s attorney is called Robert Jubinville. He says Hugson would not testify against Winchester. Fear? No. He was concerned for the woman.

Now it’s worse. Hugson published the videos on YouTube. And now Winchester’s under police protection:

“Because of the attention that this has gotten in the media, we feel she needs to have protection over there right now,” said Hingham police Lt. Michael Peraino.

The video on YouTube is the thing. And it was her idea. Says Hugson:

“When I picked up my cell phone, she said she did not care if I videotaped her.”

Winchester has worked as an actress. This might be her big break.

To put the tin lid on the story, Erika Winchester has worked with the police. She’s an unpaid member of the local Hingham Mass. “citizen police” force. Racism and the police always makes for a good news story.

What is the Citizen’s Police Academy?

The Citizen’s Police Academy is designed to give citizens a better understanding of the role of our police officers and the operation of our department.

What else do we know about Winchester? The woman is 60. She runs runs The Speech Company:

she helps companies and individuals to deliver their message more effectively and to make their point.

She drives a Volvo – she was, reportedly, arrested for drink driving and crashing it through a street sign.

The Smoking Gun revealed that in 2007 police attended her needs when she allegedly told cast members at a community theater rehearsal “that anyone who wrongs her would ‘get it with a machine gun.” She then threatened to cut a police officer’s balls off.

Lt. Michael Peraino says Winchester has “issues“.

And now she is news:

In a telephone interview today, Winchester said several years ago she had been “shooed out” out of the Post Office, with which she said she has had ongoing problems, over a dispute with a post office box. She had no idea about the YouTube video but said the media was on her doorstep.

Photos:

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