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Robert Hill gets 364 more days behind bars, this time for causing a scene at Pierce County bar

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on July 19, 2012 at 3:18 pm with 4 Comments »
July 19, 2012 3:18 pm

Tacoma gadfly, erstwhile political candidate and, of late, convicted felon Robert Jesse Hill got more bad news today.

Superior Court Judge Katherine Stolz sentenced Hill to 364 days in jail for causing a commotion at a local bar in November. A jury earlier this week convicted Hill of a single misdemeanor count of third-degree malicious mischief and three counts of fourth-degree assault.

To make matters worse for Hill, Stolz ordered him to serve the time consecutively to the 16 months in prison he received in February after being convicted of a felony count of intimidating a judge.

Deputy prosecutor Raymond Odell had requested the consecutive sentence, which Hill’s defense attorney, Robert Quillian, called excessive.

Quillian called his client “is his own worst enemy” but said such a lengthy sentence was not warranted by the facts. Hill caused a scene at the bar one night in November, pushing and shoving some people who worked there and destroying some property, court records show.

The defense attorney recommended 90 days in jail to toll concurrently with Hill’s prison sentencing in the intimidating a judge case.

Given a chance to speak, Hill complained that Stolz should not have overseen the trial and improperly ignored his requests to step off the case.

Hill claimed he’d met the judge on a previous occasion.

Before pronouncing sentence, Stolz said she’d never seen Hill outside the courthouse.

The judge also ordered him to undergo a mental health evaluation and comply with any recommended treatment.

Quillian then filed appeal paperwork on Hill’s behalf.


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  1. dirtydan54 says:

    Having personal experience of Judge Stolzs corrupt practices on the bench, I wouldn’t believe anything that came out of her mouth.

  2. Most of the Pierce County judges are corrupt and drunk with their own power, female judges especially. I experienced firsthand one of them (not sure if it was Stolz, was so blinded with rage I blanked out most of the details) refusing to allow me to speak in my own defense, nor allowing my attorney to speak on my behalf, both blatant violations of basic law. They know they hold absolute power and treat you like something they would wipe off their shoe.

  3. rebelready says:

    Unbelievable–Don’t worry Pierce County Bill Windsor is coming to town!!!! and drunk with power judges will be on their way to sobriety. Lawless America….the movie is being filmed across America where victims of judicial and government corruption get to tell their story – allof the movie will be presented to Congress in January 2013 by Mr. Windsor and many of the victims. He plans to finish the project on Nov. 3 – not coincidentally right before the election, he said.

  4. RainydaySuperstar says:

    Why, I wonder, did the sentences run consecutively? Did he have an extensive criminal history? It’s unusual and uncalled for. It sounds like the judge just doesn’t like him. It takes a certain kind of slimeball to even want to spend their life judging others. There is so much abuse of power in our courtrooms ….It’s absolutely disgusting.

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