Skip to comments.Occupy Oakland protesters arrested on charges of roughing up woman who criticized movement
Posted on 03/03/2012 1:26:10 AM PST by blueplum
OAKLAND -- Three Occupy Oakland protesters suspected of stealing an Oakland woman's wallet and making offensive remarks about her perceived sexuality were charged Friday with robbery and committing a hate crime, both felonies, authorities said.
Michael Davis, 32, Nneka Crawford, 23, and Randolph Wilkins, 24, all of Oakland, were charged with the felonies by Assistant District Attorney Paul Hora. All remain jailed at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. Bail for Crawford and Wilkins is $105,000 and Davis is being held on $100,000 bail.
Other possible suspects are being sought by police, said Sgt. Randy Wingate, the lead investigator.
Among the evidence against the three, besides the victim identifying them, is a video of the confrontation taken by a fellow Occupy Oakland protester.
Wingate said a handful of protesters quickly surrounded the 42-year-old woman and prevented from leaving the area. Her wallet was taken from her purse, and protesters yanked a Barack Obama pin from her clothing, police said.
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Oh, brother, not those violent Tea Partiers again!
Betchya dollars to doughnuts that the hate crime charges are dropped against Crawford and Wilkins.
"Who cuts his hair? Beavers?"
Metzger and his group WERE NOT accused of funding or providing any material support; he and his group were charged with hate that influenced the skinheads who -- to the best of my recollection -- were not even members of Metzger's group. They read material and listened to recorded messages put out by the group.
Ben and Jerry's, George Soros, and a myriad of other "do gooder" nutcases provide the hate messages AND FUND these stinking psycho, violent aging spoiled brats.
Where are the lawsuits to make the "progressives" pay for the damage they caused?
That man wants to tell us how the country should be run.
“Occupy” draws so much trash to their protests, that it is hard to imagine a decent person would want to become involved.
But in spite of that, they'll probably get a citation for "public nuisance" and refuse to pay the fine. Nothing to see here, everyone just move along ...
Can you believe that clown is only 32 (as per the article)?
Tea Party and Occupy meet in Fort Wayne.
Occupy = Expropriate the Expropriators
Tea Party = Constitution and Freedom
But in spite of that, they’ll probably get a citation for “public nuisance” and refuse to pay the fine. Nothing to see here, everyone just move along ...
It depends on the judge. There was one recent case in the Oakland area where a women was assaulted with a shopping cart. She was part of a counter protest against a pro-”Palestine” event. The judge ruled that the assailant was merely exercising his right of political free expression.
Such judges are enabling such pukes, and thus escalate the situation. It’s only a matter of time after a number of such rulings we get a full scale confrontation. It will happen.
They called her "straight"?