MEMORANDUM

TO:

DISTRICT ATTORNEY ROBERT JAMES

FROM:

VIOLA DAVIS AND JOEL EDWARDS

SUBIECT:

REQUEST PROSECUTION OF JUDY BROWNLEE FOR VIOLATING STATE LAW

DATE:

JUNE

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ICEO LEE MAY, RESTORE DEKALB, UNHAPPY TAXPAYER AND VOTER AND ALL APPROPRIATE PARTIES

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Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter and Restore DeKalb is
requesting District Attorney Robert James and
Solicitor General Sherry Boston Prosecute Judy
Brownlee to the "Fullest Extent" of the Law
Unhappy Taxpayer and Voter and Restore DeKalb is requesting District Attorney
Robert James and Solicitor General Sherry Boston prosecute Judy Brownlee to the
"fullest extent" of the law, especially after the May 1,6,20tG ruling of the DeKalb

County Board of Ethics for the following state law violations to include:

1) Failure to properly preserve government records in violation of the
Georgia Records Act O.C.G.A. 50-18-90 et seq. and 22A (c) (7) of the Ethics
Code (Engaging in an activity prohibited by law). Specifically, failure to

maintain purchase card receipts.
2)

Theft by taking, theft by deception, false certification by employee,
making a false statement in violation of O.C.G.A 16-8-3, 16-10-9 and 15LO-}O and 22A (c ) (7) of the Ethics Code (Engaging in an activity prohibited
by law). Specifically, purchase of gift cards with County funds for personal
use, improper purchase of personal items on government issued
purchasing card without reimbursement to the County in many cases.

3)

Theft by deception, false certification by employee, making a false
staternprtfinivJofdtioii'6f o. C.G.A. 16-10-3, 16- 1O-8 a nd 15-10-21 (b)
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22A (c\ (7) of the Ethics Code (Engaging in an activity prohibited by law).

Specifically, use of County time to attend political event.

Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter and Restore DeKalb continue to be victorious in
holding elected officials and government staff accountable for violating the
public's trust. We originally filed our complaint against Commissioner Sharon
Barnes Sutton and Judy Brownlee on May 30,20L4. We have waited patiently for
over two years for justice.
We presented an earlier ethics complaint against Commissioner Sharon Barnes
Sutton and Judy Brownlee to the DeKalb County Board of Ethics that was well
documented and showed Barnes Sutton and Brownlee violated codes within
Section 22A (c) (1,-7) of the DeKalb County Code of Ordinances known as the Code
of Ethics, as well as violation of state statutes.

Unfortunately, Barnes Sutton filed a lawsuit against the Board of Ethics
proclaiming the board was unconstitutional. She questioned the authority of the
board to sit in judgment of officials' behavior, arguing that it undermines the
fundamental due process rights. Despite DeKalb voters approving the new ethics
law by 92%back in November of 2015, Sharon Barnes Sutton delayed the ethics
board hearings which ultimately denied the public justice.
On February 9,2At6, Unhappy Taxpayer and Voter and Restore DeKalb requested
the appointment of a Special Prosecutor and expansion of the Public lntegrity
Unit to help restore public trust. We initially submitted our request to the DeKalb
County Board of Ethics concerning our ethics complaint against Commissioner
Sharon Barnes Sutton and Judy Brownlee due to our strong belief that the charges

were criminal in nature.
However, Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton has chosen to sue the DeKalb
County Board of Ethics as a delay tactic. We questioned the reason Commissioner
Barnes Sutton waited until her final hearing (approximately tTryears) to initiate
her lawsuit.

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History of criminal charges against elected officials and government
staff:

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Burrell Ellis
a. Burrell Ellis, former CEO of DeKalb County, was charged with 15
felony counts in his initial indictment in 2013.
b. The initial indictment included theft by taking, criminal attempt to
commit false statements and writings, and coercion of other
employee to give anything of value for political purposes.

2.

Clarissa Brown
a. Clarissa Brown, former executive assistant to DA Robert James,
received a ten count felony indictment for stealing on purchase
ca rd s.

b.

c.

Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter submitted an Open Records Request to
DeKalb County, October 201,4, for several emails accounts from the
Purchasing and Contracting Department.
Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter requested the purchase card charges for
Clarissa Brown on December 11, 2015 through an Open Records
Request.

d.

Clarissa Brown was fired from her position after the violations were
discovered and DA Robert James requested a special prosecutor:

i.

e.

Gwinnett case number 15-FT-00594-8 (Quasi - Fast Track Case)
was filed two years after Brown was fired approximately
December 29,20!5.
ii. Brown pleaded guilty January 201'6.
Clarissa Brown pleaded to ten counts of felony for theft by taking,
etc.

f.
3.

Brown pleaded guilty to using her government charge card for car
repairs, property taxes and plane tickets.

Bob Lundsten

a.

Bod Lundsten was indicted with nine counts of felony in 2014-2015.
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b.

c.

Bob Lundsten's indictment was for as little as SgOO.OO despite his
repayment of prior questionable charges'
Bob Lundsten was originally charged with six counts of theft by

taking and three counts of making false statements.

d.

The charges against Bob Lundsten were decreased to misdemeanors

e.

in an out of court settlement.
Under an agreement with prosecutors, Lundsten pleaded guilty to

three counts of misdemeanor obstruction.

4.

Stan Watson
a. Stan Watson was accused of Driving Under the lnfluence (DUl) after
an altercation against two women in a local club.
b. Stan Watson was videotaped by local police and a police report was

written that provided serious accusations of DUl.

c.

Solicitor General Sherry Boston requested a special prosecutor to
intervene to review Stan Watson's case for prosecution'

We submit that the charges voted on by the DeKalb County Board of Ethics
involve violations of state statutes. We believe that our ethics complaint rises to
criminal charges. These criminal charges must be address by both our District
Attorney and Solicitor General to "truly" restore the public's trust and remind
everyone that laws are enforced "equally". We are forwarding the complaint
with supporting documentation from the Board of Ethics to both departments to
exa mine

for prosecution.

lf these charges create a conflict of interest situation, Unhappy Taxpayer and
Voter and Restore DeKalb are once again requesting the appointment of a Special
Prosecutor.
We request the prosecution of Judy Brownlee because new evidence,
documentation and witnesses have come forth to prove the code of ethics and
the "state laws" were violated. The additional information proved that the
actions of a select group of elected officials and top administrators undermined

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the law to the point that the ethics case against Judy Brownlee would need to be
forwarded to the District Attorney and Solicitor General for prosecution.
The serious complaints against Judy Brownlee are presented for the purposes of
requesting these issues move forward. Thus far, we have presented complaints
that have enough evidence to warrant criminal investigations. We have
presented complaints that are factual, well researched and command results.

There are those who claim we must end these cases for the county to move
forward. However, how can we end cases that have never "really been open".
Our request for the prosecution of Judy Brownlee must be addressed by the
District Attorney and/or Solicitor General to ensure justice. We request equal
justice under the law. We ask for an appointment of a Special Prosecutor by

Attorney General Sam Olens if anyone views such actions as a conflict of interest.
Kind Regards,

Viola Davis with Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter

Joel Edwards with Restore DeKalb

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STATEMENT FROM SOLICITOR-GENERAL SHERRY BOSTON

Regarcting Attegations af Drunk Driving by Commissioner Stan Watson

Today, the DeKalb County Police Department officially forwarded the conclusion of an lnternalAffairs
investigation involving potential preferential treatment surrounding an alleged offense of driving under the

tnfluence by DeKalb County Commissioner Stan Watson.

ln the case involving Commissioner Watson, I have asked the Attorney General to appoint a spectal
prosecutor to nvesti gate.
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Based on the allegations that Commissioner Watson is being given preferential treatment due to his status
as a DeKaib County Comnrissioner, I feel it is appropriate to have someone outside of this jurisdiction
review all of the evidence and make the {inai determrnation if any charges are warranted.

I want to make sure the matter receives a very thorough and unbiased investigation, while helping to

ensure to the citizens of DeKalb County that all cases will be handled fairly and equitably, regardless of

who is involved.

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Case Information

Filing Datel Tuesday, December 29t 20tS

Case Number: 15-FT-00594-8

case Type: Quasi Category:
Court:

Dispositiont Judgment

FastTrack Case

Withheld

Disposition Date: Tuesday, December 29,20L5
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Filing Typer Fast Track

Judge R. Timothy Hamil

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Clarissa Brown (Defendant)
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COUNT 1
Financial Transaction Card/Unautho on 04/05/2072. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of Flnancial Transactaon Car, Financial Transaction
Card/Unautho. Adjudication Withheld on l2/18/20L5.
Sentenced on 12118/2015: First Offender-Probated, Fines and surcharges of $50.00. Probation of 2 years. CONS.
COUNT 2
Financial Transaction Card/Unautho on 05/31/2013. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of Flnancial Transaction Car. Financial Transaction
Card/Unautho. Adjudication Withheld on 12/La/2oL5.
Sentenced on 12118/2015: First Offender-Probated, Probation of 2 years. CONS CT. 1'
COUNT 3
Financial Transaction Card/Unautho on O7/06/2013. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of Flnancial Transaction Car. Financlal Transaction
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rdluna utho. Adjudication Withhe ld on 12 / LB /20L5.
: First Offender-Probated. Probation of

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Financial Transaction Cardlunautho o^ 07/06/2073. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of F]nancial Transaction Car. Financial Transaction
Cardlunautho. Adjudication Withheld on 12/lA/20L5.
Sentenced on 12l18/2015: First Offender-Probated. Probation of I year. CONS CT. 1.
COUNT 5
Financial Transaction Cardlunautho on O7/03/2013. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of Financial Transaction Car. Financial Transaction
Cardlunautho. Adjudication Withheld on t2/18/20L5.
Sentenced on 12l18/2015: First Offender-Probated. Probation of 2 years. CONC CT. 1.
COUNT 6
Financial Transaction Cardlunautho on OBIOT/2013. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of Flnancial Transaction Car. Financial Transaction
Card/Unautho. Adjudication Withheld on 12/lB/2015,
Sentenced on 12l18/2015: First Offender-Probated, Probation of 2 years. CONC CT. 1.
COUNT 7
Financial Transaction Card/Unautho on 08/30/2013. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of Rnancial Transaction Car, Financlal Transaction

card/Unautho. Adjudication Withheld on L2/ta/2015.
First Offender-Probated. Probation of 2 years.

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Financial Transaction CardlUnautho on 09/26/2073. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized Use Of Financial Transaction Car. Financial Transaction
Cardlunautho. Adjudication Withheld on L2/La/2OL5.
Sentenced on 12118/2015: First Offender-Probated. Probation of 2 years. CONC CT. 1.
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Financial Transaction card/unautho on 10/24/2013. Code 16-9-37, Unauthorized use

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Financial Transaction Car. Financial Transaction

CardlUnautho. Adjudication Withheld on 12/18/2015'
qenlen.ed on 12118/2015: First Offender-Probated. Probation of 2 years' CONC CT' 1'
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MEMORANDUM
TO:

SOLICITOR GENERAL SHERRY BOSTON

FROM:

VIOLA DAVIS AND JOEL EDWARDS

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SUB}ECT:

REQUEST PROSECUTION OF JUDY BROWNLEE FOR VIOLATING STATE LAW

DATE:

JUNE 24, 2016

CC:

ICEO LEE MAY, RESTORE DEKALB, UNHAPPY TAXPAYER AND VOTER AND ALL APPROPRIATE PARTIES

Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter and Restore DeKalb is
requesting District Attorney Robert James and
Solicitor General Sherry Boston Prosecute Judy
Brownlee to the 'rFullest Extentt' of the Law
Unhappy Taxpayer and Voter and Restore DeKalb is requesting District Attorney
Robert James and Solicitor General Sherry Boston prosecute Judy Brownlee to the

"fullest extent" of the law, especially after the May 16,zOtG ruling of the DeKalb
County Board of Ethics for the following state law violations to include:

1) Failure to properly preserve government records in violation of the
Georgia Records Act O.C.G.A. 50-18-90 et seq. and 22A (c\ (7) of the Ethics
Code (Engaging in an activity prohibited by law). Specifically, failure to
maintain purchase card receipts.

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2) Theft by taking, theft by deception, false certification by employee,
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making a false statement in violation of O.C.G.A 16-8-3, 16-10-9 and 1$ ii!'m
LO-20 and 22A (c ) (Z) of the Ethics Code (Engaging in an activity prohibffid,"t#1fl
by law). Specifically, purchase of gift cards with County funds for persffil ,+-$j
use, improper purchase of personal items on government issued !I
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purchasing card without reimbursement to the County in many cases.H ;: ,j
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3) Theft by deception, false certification by emptoyee, making a false
statement in violation of o.c.G.A. 1G-10-3, 16-10-8 and 1G-10-21 (b) and
22A (c) (7) of the Ethics Code (Engaging in an activity prohibited by law).
Specifically, use of County time to attend political event.
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Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter and Restore DeKalb continue to be victorious in
holding elected officials and government staff accountable for violating the
public's trust. We originally filed our complaint against Commissioner Sharon
Barnes Sutton and Judy Brownlee on May 30,20L4. We have waited patiently for
over two years for justice.
We presented an earlier ethics complaint against Commissioner Sharon Barnes
Sutton and Judy Brownlee to the DeKalb County Board of Ethics that was well
documented and showed Barnes Sutton and Brownlee violated codes within
Section 22A (c) (1,-7) of the DeKalb County Code of Ordinances known as the Code
of Ethics, as well as violation of state statutes.

Unfortunately, Barnes Sutton filed a lawsuit against the Board of Ethics
proclaiming the board was unconstitutional. She questioned the authority of the
board to sit in judgment of officials' behavior, arguing that it undermines the
fundamental due process rights. Despite DeKalb voters approving the new ethics
law by 92%back in November of 2015, Sharon Barnes Sutton delayed the ethics
board hearings which ultimately denied the public justice.
On February 9, 2OL6, Unhappy Taxpayer and Voter and Restore DeKalb requested
the appointment of a Special Prosecutor and expansion of the Public lntegrity
Unit to help restore public trust. We initially submitted our request to the DeKalb
County Board of Ethics concerning our ethics complaint against Commissioner
Sharon Barnes Sutton and Judy Brownlee due to our strong belief that the charges
were criminal in nature.
However, Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton has chosen to sue the DeKalb
County Board of Ethics as a delay tactic. We questioned the reason Commissioner
Barnes Sutton waited until her final hearing (approximately LTryears) to initiate
her lawsuit.

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History of criminal charges against elected officials and government
staff:

L. Burrell Ellis
a. Burrell Ellis, former CEO of DeKalb County, was charged with 15
felony counts in his initial indictment in 2013.
b. The initial indictment included theft by taking, criminal attempt to
commit false statements and writings, and coercion of other
employee to give anything of value for political purposes.

2.

Clarissa Brown
a. Clarissa Brown, former executive assistant to DA Robert James,
received a ten count felony indictment for stealing on purchase
cards.

b.

c.

Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter submitted an Open Records Request to
DeKalb County, October 201,4, for several emails accounts from the
Purchasing a nd Contracti ng Depa rtment.
Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter requested the purchase card charges for
Clarissa Brown on December 11, 2015 through an Open Records

Request.

d.

Clarissa Brown was fired from her position after the violations were

discovered and DA Robert James requested a special prosecutor:
i. Gwinnett case number 15-FT-00594-8 (Quasi - Fast Track Case)
was filed two years after Brown was fired approximately

e.

December 29,20!5.
ii. Brown pleaded guilty January 201.6.
Clarissa Brown pleaded to ten counts of felony for theft by taking,
etc.

f.
3.

Brown pleaded guilty to using her government charge card for car
repairs, property taxes and plane tickets.

Bob Lundsten

a.

Bod Lundsten was indicted with nine counts of felony in 201,4-2015.

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b.

Bob Lundsten's indictment was for as little as 5300.00 despite his

c.

repayment of prior questionable charges.
Bob Lundsten was originally charged with six counts of theft by
taking and three counts of making false statements.

d. The charges against Bob Lundsten were decreased to misdemeanors

e.

4.

in an out of court settlement.
Under an agreement with prosecutors, Lundsten pleaded guilty to
three counts of misdemeanor obstruction.

Stan Watson

a.

Stan Watson was accused of Driving Underthe lnfluence (DUl) after
an altercation against two women in a local club.

b. Stan Watson

was videotaped by local police and a police report was
written that provided serious accusations of DUl.

c.

Solicitor General Sherry Boston requested a special prosecutor to
intervene to review Stan Watson's case for prosecution.

We submit that the charges voted on by the DeKalb County Board of Ethics
involve violations of state statutes. We believe that our ethics complaint rises to
criminal charges. These criminal charges must be address by both our District
Attorney and Solicitor General to "truly" restore the public's trust and remind
everyone that laws are enforced "equally". We are forwarding the complaint
with supporting documentation from the Board of Ethics to both departments to
exa mine for prosecution.
lf these charges create a conflict of interest situation, Unhappy Taxpayer and
Voter and Restore DeKalb are once again requesting the appointment of a Special
Prosecutor.

we request the prosecution of Judy Brownlee because new evidence,
documentation and witnesses have come forth to prove the code of ethics and
the "state laws" were violated. The additional information proved that the
actions of a select group of elected officials and top administrators undermined

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the law to the point that the ethics case against Judy Brownlee would need to be
forwarded to the District Attorney and Solicitor General for prosecution.
The serious complaints against Judy Brownlee are presented for the purposes of
requesting these issues move forward. Thus far, we have presented complaints

that have enough evidence to warrant criminal investigations. We have
presented complaints that are factual, well researched and command results.
There are those who claim we must end these cases for the county to move
forward. However, how can we end cases that have never "really been open".
Our request for the prosecution of Judy Brownlee must be addressed by the
District Attorney and/or Solicitor General to ensure justice. We request equal
justice under the law. We ask for an appointment of a Special Prosecutor by

Attorney General Sam Olens if anyone views such actions as a conflict of interest.
Kind Regards,

?'& AJc*eztCViola Davis with Unhappy Taxpayer & Voter

Restore DeKalb

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