March. 31, 2013
: James Andrew Weaver is arrested for possession of marijuana. He was very intoxicated at the time. ref
Weaver was given until April 22, 2013 to retain an attorney ref
March. 16, 2012
: Iowa Supreme Court issues 2 year law license suspension due to repeated law and ethical violations. ref
. He has been on disability suspension for alcoholism and depression since 2009.
Sept. 19, 2011
: Weaver arrested for having a blood alcohol content of .223. .08 is the legal limit for driving. ref
Almost immediately he was granted work release and his bond was dropped from $5000 to $2000.
Third parole violation ref, update1, update2
July 1, 2010: Weaver was sent back to prison for his second parole violation. ref He served 10 months in prison. ref
June 16, 2010: James Andrew Weaver, 56, was arrested Wednesday at his home on Pershing Avenue in Davenport.
Second parole violation, a felony.
Nov. 23, 2009: Weaver was arrested just three days after he was released on parole. He was accused then of violating his parole by drinking and of harassing his wife, Cynthia Hanft.
First parole violation.
March 21, 2009: Iowa State Patrol trooper arrested Weaver, on charges of operating while intoxicated, speeding, running a stop sign, and not wearing a seatbelt.
Third offense. ref A class D felony.
Nov. 6, 2004: A Wilton police officer arrested Weaver on Iowa 38 after another motorist reported Weaver’s Volvo nearly caused an accident near U.S. 61 in Muscatine. Police Cpl. John Sperstad said Weaver denied drinking, but failed field sobriety tests before recording blood–alcohol content at 0.177.
Nov. 11, 2002: A Scott County deputy arrested James Andrew Weaver for OWI and failure to maintain control Nov. 11 after he saw Weaver’s car careen from one ditch to another before striking a utility pole on a rural county road.
On the OWI charge, Weaver was fined $1,000 and sentenced to 120 days in the Scott County Jail, with 118 days suspended on the condition that he pay the fines, costs and an evaluation and treatment by an approved facility that deals with substance abuse, according to the judgment from District Judge Randal Nigg of Dubuque.
around 2020. Hard to find an obituary notice for him. 12/11/18 obit?
Cynthia Hanft (Divorced)
1982 through 2004: associate judge in Muscatine, Iowa.
The rulings against the former judge are always quite light or almost non existent indicative of a double standard and preferential treatment.
James Andrew Weaver
James A. Weaver