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New Dem (state) Rep arrested for second time in two weeks

posted at 3:46 pm on December 5, 2012 by

Perhaps no one is as prepared for a political career as Rep. Christina Ayala (D-CT).  She just won her first term, and already she’s telling law enforcement that she’s too important to have to deal with them.  Ayala may also have to plea bargain … twice:

Newly elected state Rep. Christina Ayala tried to talk police out of arresting her on domestic violence charges Monday night after she slapped her boyfriend for cheating on her.

“She said that she did not want us involved because of who she was,” the police report states. Ayala and her boyfriend, Pedro Rodriguez-Ortiz, were charged with breach of peace.

Just two weeks ago, Ayala got hauled into court over unrelated charges:

State Rep. Ayala is no stranger to the courthouse. Just two weeks ago she was there to face charges of evading responsibility, failure to obey a traffic signal and failure to renew her vehicle’s registration in connection with a hit-and-run crash in August.

When she appeared before Superior Court Judge Earl Richards on the most recent charge, she stood chewing gum as the judge reviewed the litany of things she can no longer do under a protective order he was imposing on her.

By the way, Ayala also may have lied about her residency in the district during the election:

The arrest also raised questions about whether Ayala, a Democrat who was overwhelmingly elected to the 128th District seat, actually lives in her district. The 49 Hillside Avenue address where the incident occurred is not located in the 128th House district, but in the 129th district. …

During the campaign, Ayala said she lived on Noble Avenue in the city’s East Side. She is registered to vote under that address; but public records show the utilities at the Hillside Avenue address were connected under Ayala’s name in October 2011. She also has a cellphone registered using that address.

She doesn’t seem to have any bills listed under the Noble Avenue address. State law dictates that any candidate who wins an election must move into the district within three months.

The best part?  Her mother is the registrar of voters.  This may be the worst start ever for a political career.  Hopefully, it will be a short career, too.

Update: Ayala didn’t win a Congressional race, she won a seat in the state legislature. I’ve corrected my perfectly understandable error above …

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She sounds like a real gem.

John the Libertarian on December 5, 2012 at 3:49 PM

This old harpy will fit right in with the d’s in dc! Have they checked to see if the irs is after here yet?
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letget on December 5, 2012 at 3:51 PM

^ s/b her
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letget on December 5, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Does she send pictures of herself(or parts of herself) over the ‘net?

a capella on December 5, 2012 at 3:53 PM

At least she’s in the right party.

rbj on December 5, 2012 at 3:58 PM

This fits in with my theory that some Representatives are not so much ELECTED…as they are KICKED OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

Think about it…you don’t have to deal with this moron as a neighbor if you vote for her…because she’s exiled to Washington for 2 years!!!

I’ve always thought that this was the explanation for Barny Frank, Maxine Waters, Nancy Pelosi, Clair McCaskill, …and several other undesirables in Congress.

landlines on December 5, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Are we sure she’s from Connecticut and not from Chicago? She’d fit right in with the gang we’ve got going over here.

JimLennon on December 5, 2012 at 4:02 PM

It’s not like this will faze CT voters. Remember, these sorts of things are resume enhancers for Dems. They elected a guy to the Senate who lied about his military service, for pete’s sake.

changer1701 on December 5, 2012 at 4:07 PM

This may be the worst start ever for a Congressional career.

She’s not going to Congress. She’s going to the Connecticut state legislature.

J.S.K. on December 5, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Ed, She’s a State Rep. not a US Rep.

jnelchef on December 5, 2012 at 4:15 PM

When she appeared before Superior Court Judge Earl Richards on the most recent charge, she stood chewing gum as the judge reviewed the litany of things she can no longer do under a protective order he was imposing on her.

Ayala momentarily stopped her gum chewing to answer “yes” when Richards asked her if she understood his order.

Dear god….

sentinelrules on December 5, 2012 at 4:16 PM

If she’s a Democrat, these things are all resume` enhancers.

Kevin71 on December 5, 2012 at 4:25 PM

She’s not going to Congress. She’s going to the Connecticut state legislature.

J.S.K. on December 5, 2012 at 4:12 PM

This is true. You know it’s true because she lives in Bridgeport. No politician lives in Bridgeport unless they have to for residency requirements and there is no Congressional district in CT that is only Bridgeport. Even Rosa Delauro wouldn’t live in Bridgeport.

Rocks on December 5, 2012 at 4:26 PM

Looks like she has a bright future in the Democrat party ahead of her. I’m sure this will qualify her to get on some sort of committee.

gwelf on December 5, 2012 at 4:32 PM

On the bright side, once she’s sworn in she can just pull a Kennedy and say she’s going to a vote in Congress in order to be exempt from the law.

malclave on December 5, 2012 at 4:34 PM

OK, no one else has brought this up so I will be the racist of the day ………………. she is African-American.

SC.Charlie on December 5, 2012 at 4:40 PM

On the bright side, once she’s sworn in she can just pull a Kennedy and say she’s going to a vote in Congress in order to be exempt from the law. – malclave on December 5, 2012 at 4:34 PM

At one time state legislators in the State of South Carolina could pull that one, if they were going to Columbia. I hope that law has been amended.

SC.Charlie on December 5, 2012 at 4:48 PM

OK, no one else has brought this up so I will be the racist of the day ………………. she is African-American.

SC.Charlie on December 5, 2012 at 4:40 PM

No, she is hispanic.

Joel_The_Oneth on December 5, 2012 at 4:57 PM

No, she is hispanic. – Joel_The_Oneth on December 5, 2012 at 4:57 PM

Shame on me.

SC.Charlie on December 5, 2012 at 5:00 PM

More evidence on how these elitists fancy themselves the new aristocracy.

besser tot als rot on December 5, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Exceptional.

John_Locke on December 5, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Sheesh….just when ya though Cynthia McKinney was over and done with….we get another mongrel to fill the void.

Twana on December 5, 2012 at 5:19 PM

The police acted stupidly.

tommer74 on December 5, 2012 at 6:58 PM

we get another mongrel to fill the void.

NOT OKAY. Knock it off.

acasilaco on December 5, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Pretty funny stuff.

And to top it off, she dates douchehydrants; what kind of loser low-rent calls the Po-Po on his girl for a slap?

M240H on December 5, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Sounds like someone is being groomed for a presidential run.

roy_batty on December 6, 2012 at 7:41 AM

“Do You know who I AM?”

Fleuries on December 6, 2012 at 9:02 AM

Sounds like she is a good Democrat in the tradition of Teddy Kennedy, Carlie Rangel, and Anthony Weiner – maybe a little Rod Blagojevich thrown in! Her behavior before the judge and the cops shows she has the arrogance of Obama and a good sense of self-entitled superiority! Maybe she will end up in jail before she can do too much damage!

rockncoal on December 6, 2012 at 12:10 PM