Skip to comments.Abortion opponent, cop differ on incident at clinic at Aurora
Posted on 12/17/2009 2:01:47 PM PST by mlizzy
An anti- abortion activist says an off-duty Chicago police officer threatened her with a gun Wednesday while he was in a vehicle outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Aurora.
But Aurora police say the 41-year-old officer told them he only flashed his badge when he saw the activist approach him and a 30-year-old female companion who was a Planned Parenthood patient.
With the disparity in statements and police finding both a badge in the officer's possession and a handgun in his vehicle -- and both objects being silver in color -- they've decided not to make any arrests, Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said. "There was no way for us to ascertain whether his story or whether her story was true," Ferrelli said.
Rachelle Crile, 31, a counselor with the Pro-Life Action League, says she approached the officer's sport utility vehicle in a parking lot near the clinic at 3051 E. New York St. about 9:15 a.m. to hand out a flier detailing alternatives to abortion.
She said she got within 8 feet of the vehicle when she saw through the window that he had raised his gun and was pointing it in her direction. She said she didn't know he was an off-duty police officer.
She said she put her hands up and walked back to her car.
"I know it was a gun because I saw it," Crile said ...
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I tend to believe her because it’s happened to other people I know, and I really don’t think it’s easy a badge for a gun.
Rachelle looks like the type of gal that surely knows the difference between a “silvery” badge and a “silver” gun. In fact, wouldn’t a small child even know the difference? What a bunch of chumps those Aurora police offers are.
“Be careful his bowtie is really a camera”
Why would he flash a badge at her?
” ... a Planned Parenthood patient. ...”
You are a patient if you are seeing a doctor. An abortionist is not a doctor, but a violator of the Hypocratic Oath.
I was hoping someone would post that ...
So if the off-duty officer approached my car and I pointed my aluminum foil hat at him and he thought it was a gun because a gun was later found in my car, we would just forget about the whole thing since our stories differed?
“...With the disparity in statements and police finding both a badge in the officer’s possession and a handgun in his vehicle and both objects being silver in color they’ve decided not to make any arrests, Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said. “There was no way for us to ascertain whether his story or whether her story was true,” Ferrelli said....”
She says he pointed a gun at her, and he had a gun in his vehicle.
Arrest the bastard and let a judge sort it out.