On January 30, 2006, back when 47-year-old Tony McWherter
was still a cop in East St. Louis, he arrested a dude and got his uniform messed up. McWherter clocked the guy
and broke his tooth, then lied about it to the FBI and in court. (Check out the Post-Dispatch'
s latest coverage here
When sentenced yesterday to probation and fines, the former cop -- currently a master sergeant in the Army reserve -- heard this from U.S. Magistrate Judge Clifford Proud
Proud told McWherter that if he were an artist painting McWherter's portrait, he would ask for "a gallon of paint that was the color stupid."