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Dallas assistant district attorney loses job after berating Uber driver

A Dallas assistant district attorney is out of a job following accusations made by an Uber driver. Shaun Platt told police he picked up Jody Warner outside a pub and that she tried to use her job to intimidate him after he refused to drive her home.

District Attorney Faith Johnson announced Monday afternoon that after a "thorough investigation," she had terminated the 32 year old Warner. Warner had worked in the office for six years and as a  prosecutor in the crimes against children unit.

"Although criminal charges have not been filed, her behavior is contrary to this office's core principle of integrity, and it will not be tolerated.

"As public servants, we represent the people of Dallas County and are examples of justice, professionalism, and ethical behavior both inside and outside of the courtroom," Johnson said.

Platt said he did not want Warner to lose her job.

"My only hope is that she learns from this and she apologizes.

"Some of the things she said off the record were belittling me for being a driver. She says I'm stupid and all these things, and it was way worse.

"She can't treat people like that just because I'm not a doctor or a lawyer or someone she hangs around.

"I was very polite and sweet. If it wasn't me, it would be the next person that she Ubers with," Platt said.

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