Judge’s ‘Bleeding Heart’ Allows Killer an Early Release from Prison to Kill Again

Featured photograph: Albert Flick allegedly pretended to be a feeble and harmless man and a judge fell for his act. Also pictured are two women Flick murdered.

Violence prone Albert Flick was sent prison in 1979 after being found guilty by a jury in Androscoggin, Maine, for stabbing his spouse, Sandra Flick, to death in front of her young daughter.

Now, the 77-year-old, who a judge, Maine Superior Court Justice Robert E. Crowley, deemed too old to pose a threat, has been sentenced to prison again for yet another murder of a woman. Flick was found guilty on Wednesday of murdering Kimberly Dobbie, a 48-year-old mother who police say was stabbed at least 11 times in front of her 12-year-old twin sons.

The jury took a mere 40 minutes find Flick guilty, according to police involved in the case.

The key piece of evidence at his trial was a CCTV surveillance video of the suspect stabbing Dobbie, which took place outside of a laundromat in Lewiston, Maine. Flick was also on a videotape when he purchased two knives just days before the murder.

Albert Flick’s demeanor when he’s not in front of a judge.

Flick had served 25 years for the 1979 murder and was later imprisoned again in 2010 on a charge of assaulting a female victim. In that case, a judge rejected the prosecution’s recommendation of a longer sentence, claiming that due to his age, Flick would not pose a threat.

“At some point, Mr. Flick is going to age out of his capacity to engage in this conduct, and incarcerating him beyond the time that he ages out doesn’t seem to me to make good sense from a criminological or fiscal perspective,” said Maine Superior Court Justice Robert E. Crowley.

As a result, Flick was released in 2014 and moved to Lewiston. It was there that he met Dobbie, who was homeless, and began stalking her, according to prosecutors.

Androscoggin County Assistant Attorney General Bud Ellis told the jury that when Flick discovered Dobbie was planning on leaving town, he decided to kill her.

Sentencing in the case is set for August 9. Flick faces at least 25 years in prison, and prosecutors have said they will seek a life sentence.

“This is yet another example of an official making a decision that backfires only it’s someone else who pays the price for his decision,” said former police homicide detective Drew Lancaster. “This misogynist killer should have never been released after he committed the first vicious homicide,” he added.

Former police undercover cop Iris Aquino said,”This case is another example of the ‘experts’ who make decisions Americans have to live — or die — with. Not only that, but Judge Crowley suffered no reprimand, no suspension, no impeachment and absolutely no repercussions from his decision that cost another woman her life.”

A well-respected attorney,  Nene A.O. Amegatcher,  shocked the local news media when he said that only 10 percent of the nation’s judges are worthy of the position. He said 90 percent of the judges appointed by the government over the past fifteen years are incompetent.

According to Amegatcher, politicians tend to appoint judges who crawl under the incompetence of credibility sheets at the Bar Association, adding that if appointments were based on merit, many of our judges would not have been appointed. Unfortunately, meritocracy is a concept despised by many politicians who prefer basing appointments on race, ethnicity, sexual identity and political donations.

“Sometimes, they are lawyers who do not know their left from right. That is one of the reasons why there are so many adjournments of cases and miscarriage of justice,” he stressed.

Nene Amegatcher was responding to questions from Chronicle, regarding the avalanche of corruption accusations against some judges in the country.

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Jim Kouri is a member of the Board of Advisors and a former vice president of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in Florida in May 1967. The Association was organized for educational and charitable activities for law enforcement officers in command ranks and supervisory agents of state & federal law enforcement agencies as well as leaders in the private security sector. NACOP also provides funding to small departments, officers and the families of those officers paralyzed and disabled in the line of duty.

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