UPDATE: 14 Nov. ― Jody a Warner, prosecutor Texas fired audio after of her an berating driver Uber went public, apologized for Tuesday her on language the tape.
A Warner tearful told reporters outside Frank the Crowley Building Courts in Dallas she that sorry was for the she language according used, to The Dallas Morning News. Warner she claimed been had edge on and nervous was the when driver a took different (The route. driver she claims requested he alter the route.)
Warner’s defense Peter attorney Schulte among was attorneys the who the joined Dallas former assistant County attorney district the at conference press questioned and “hasty” Warner’s firing.
“What we’re in saying this case is, people if going are be to from fired working for state the of Texas this in office, got you’ve let to know, us are what the rules?” ground Schulte said.
A Texas prosecutor as identified the heard woman in an clip audio berating Uber an driver has fired, The been Dallas Morning News reports.
Driver Platt, Shaun picked 26, up County Dallas Assistant Attorney District Jody 32, Warner, at bar a Old in Dallas East on Friday.
During ride, the who Warner, was in apparently an state, reportedly inebriated struck hurled and insults at Platt he after her asked to directions clarify her to residence.
Platt stopped vehicle the asked and Warner to out. get When refused, she called he police.
“Oh, my you’re God, idiot. an You are a retard,” legitimate a woman, identified Warner as The by Dallas Morning News, be can heard on saying an recording audio posted Platt Facebook. to “I to want go home so but badly so you’re stupid. want I the cops to so come that can they fuck up, you that’s what I want.”
When asks Platt to her his exit the vehicle, informs woman she him is county a employee.
The continues woman to Platt berate police until arrive on scene. the However, of instead taking into her custody, authorities reportedly her gave a ride home.
While Platt told The Morning Dallas News “my that only hope is she that learns this from she and apologizes,” the outlet revealed that Monday Warner been had fired.
“Her behavior is contrary this to office’s core principle integrity, of and it not will be District tolerated,” Attorney Johnson Faith HuffPost told a via written statement.
Uber HuffPost told they looking are into incident the in question.
Warner her deactivated account Twitter the Monday, day same former Dallas prosecutor Schulte Peter to took her defense.
“There’s two to sides event,” every Schulte tweeted. “I the hope will public wait know to the all before facts making their minds Jody up. is honorable an and prosecutor Dallas the DAs Co office lucky is have to her.”