FMCSA inspector charged with bribery

Jill Dunn | June 23, 2011

A federal court has indicted a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration border inspector for allegedly taking a bribe in exchange for providing a Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance decal for a truck without inspection.

On June 8, a U.S. District Court grand jury indicted Eric Hernandez, an FMCSA safety specialist. The Laredo, Texas, court charged he sold a driver a Level I CVSA sticker knowing the vehicle lacked the corresponding inspection.

The state public safety department heard of the alleged incident, then obtained video footage of it before arresting Hernandez. The FMCSA subsequently placed him on administrative leave.

State and federal inspectors issue the CVSA decal to trucks passing roadside or periodic inspection.

An indictment is a grand jury’s formal charge that it found sufficient evidence the defendant committed the crime to justify a trial. The investigation is ongoing.


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  • Timothy Golden

    if you want to help millions of girls and women
    now and in the future
    then make law!
    Lily’s Law: 21 to buy laxatives; keep laxatives behind counter
    so(w!) THAT
    kids don’t steal laxatives!
    laxatives are addictive and do cause serious internal injuries
    p.s.
    I (knocked) wrote to(o) Legislator Dave Denenberg 7 months ago;
    he never wrote ‘me back’
    I (knocked) wrote to(o) DOJ and NYS AG 5 months ago;
    not one wrote ‘me back’
    I (knocked) wrote to(o) US senator from NY Kirsten Gillibrand 3 months ago;
    she never wrote ‘me back’
    I (knocked) wrote to(o) Nassau County Executive Mangano 3 months ago;
    he never wrote ‘me back’
    p.p.s.
    if you say THAT you are pro-woman and pro-girl power
    then prove THAT
    (make Lily’s Law law)

  • Timothy Golden

    bro(t)her! do your best to(o)
    be pro-woman and pro-girl power
    I am!

  • Timothy Golden

    bro(t)her! is not life GOD’S rollercoaster?
    does not GOD provide each Hi!gh (that hi and that hi and that hi)?
    don’t devils (dumb-he!s) cause each hell (low)?
    p.s.
    bro(t)her! don’t you ever think THAT
    when your ride is over
    you (wee spirit) are going to ask GOD,
    “FATHER! can I go “on” (“in man”) again?”

  • Timothy Golden

    83 years ago Jackie Mitchell struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig
    (back to back)
    Q: how was Jackie Mitchell rewarded?
    A: A few days after Mitchell struck out Ruth and Gehrig, baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis voided her contract and declared women unfit to play baseball as the game was “too strenuous.”
    p.s.
    83 years after Jackie Mitchell struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig
    (back to back)
    I pitched (not a baseball) a law
    (Lily’s Law: 21 to buy laxatives; keep laxatives behind counter
    so(w!) THAT
    kids don’t steal laxatives!
    laxatives are addictive and do cause serious internal injuries)
    to legislators
    (those men and women who can help (hit a homerun for) millions of girls who are battling eating disorders)
    p.p.s.
    I pitched Lily’s Law to Legislator Denenberg 7 months ago;
    he never wrote ‘me back’
    I pitched Lily’s Law to the DOJ and NYS AG 5 months ago;
    not one wrote ‘me back’
    I pitched Lily’s Law to US senator Gillibrand 3 months ago;
    she never wrote ‘me back’
    I pitched Lily’s Law to Nassau County Executive Mangano 3 months ago;
    he never wrote ‘me back’
    if no one wrote ‘me back’
    then no one hit a homerun for girls!
    p.p.p.s
    if I pitched Lily’s Law to you too NYS governor and senate
    do you think you would hit a homerun for girls!
    or
    would you strike out?
    p.p.p.p.s.
    Q: how can journalists and reporters and newspapers hit homeruns
    for girls!?
    A: help girls! by raising awareness and by holding legislators
    accountable!
    ask everyone I wrote to (pitched Lily’s Law to):
    if you are pro-woman and pro-girl power
    then why did you not hit a homerun
    when Timothy J Golden pitched Lily’s Law to you?
    p.p.p.p.p.s.
    don’t tell anyone but this morning while everyone was sleeping
    I pitched Lily’s Law to(o):
    1) Congressman Pete King
    2) US Senator Schumer
    p.p.p.p.p.p.s.
    hit a homerun for girls ‘just’ like (t)HE BABE

  • Timothy Golden

    U.S. Department Of Justice,
    how many African-American women and men have been, are, will be (guaranteed)
    in the future NYS WCB commissioners, chair and general counsel?
    how many Asian-American women and men have been, are, will be (guaranteed)
    in the future NYS WCB commissioners, chair and general counsel?
    how many Latin-American women and men have been, are, will be (guaranteed)
    in the future NYS WCB commissioners, chair and general counsel?
    how many Native-American women and men have been, are, will be (guaranteed)
    in the future NYS WCB commissioners, chair and general counsel?
    p.s.
    GOD loves:
    A) equal representation
    B) separation of powers
    C) checks and balances
    p.p.s.
    bro(t)her! know GOD’S ABCs
    p.p.p.s.
    U.S. Department of Justice,
    Q: who appoints NYS WCB commissioners?
    A: NYS governor
    Q: who confirms NYS WCB commissioners?
    A: NYS senate
    p.p.p.p.s.
    U.S. Department of Justice,
    when you delivered the FDNY the news “hire! all people (not just friends and family)”
    did you (DOJ) go down the FDNY’s chimney? or did you (DOJ) kick the FDNY’s door down?
    p.p.p.p.p.s.
    NYS WCB commissioner bios
    NYS WCB 2001 Annual Report
    NYS WCB 2006 Annual Report
    (google it! ask it! yahoo it! bing it! aol it!)

  • Timothy Golden

    U.S. Department of Justice,
    while you were sleeping I went fishing
    on GOD’S web
    look at what I caught and reeled in:
    NYS WCB 2001 Annual Report
    NYS WCB 2006 Annual Report
    eat! eat!
    U.S. Department of Justice,
    how many African-American women and men do you see in reports?
    how many Asian-American women and men do you see in reports?
    how many Latin-American women and men do you see in reports?
    how many Native-American women and men do you see in reports?
    how many MiddleEastern-American women and men do you see in reports?
    p.s.
    someone call the cops!
    (someone call the EEOC!)

  • Timothy Golden

    GOD’S Two Part Plan for man (nunc)
    part I stop sinning (behave!)
    part II start saving (act!)
    GOD’S Two Part Plan for man (tunc)
    part I cease to do evil
    part II learn to do well
    p.s.
    ho ho ho