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Detroit Police Seek A Dozen Suspects For Beating Man Nearly To Death After His Car Struck Child
CBS local ^ | April 3, 2014 2:38 PM | CBS local

Posted on 04/04/2014 6:05:39 AM PDT by lwd

DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are working to identify 10 or 12 people behind a vigilante mob attack that left a 54-year-old man clinging to life after he allegedly struck a child who had darted into the street.

As first reported by WWJ Newsradio 950, an 11-year-old boy suffered a broken leg when he was hit by a pickup truck after he walked into the street near Morang and Cadieux. When the driver got out of his car to check on the boy, about a dozen men on the scene attacked him, beating him unconscious, according to police.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: cadieux; detroit; feliciautash; michigan; morang; roseville; steveutash
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Racial mob violence in Detroit.
1 posted on 04/04/2014 6:05:39 AM PDT by lwd
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To: lwd

Black on black crime?


2 posted on 04/04/2014 6:08:45 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (God is not the author of confusion. 1 Cor 13: 33)
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To: lwd

I can’t remember; is Detroit the capital of Liberia, or just it’s largest city?


3 posted on 04/04/2014 6:09:32 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: lwd

Detroit is a war zone; a decaying infrastructure barely supporting an ever declining population and a devolving social structure.
Come the crash, the day the EBT cards stop working, Detroit will likely be the first city in flames.


4 posted on 04/04/2014 6:09:34 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
There was a case like this in Chicago a few years back.

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5 posted on 04/04/2014 6:10:06 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: lwd

That’s why many in such a circumstance chose to drive away from the scene of an accident rather than being set up by a mob.


6 posted on 04/04/2014 6:10:16 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: lwd

Pokoj believes the neighbors know who did it, but she doesn’t expect witnesses will speak up.

“A lot of people around here, everything’s hush-hush,” she said. “The sad part is, probably the people that hurt him are going to come in the next day like nothing happened. I never know who I’m serving.”

And then there is this report........
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/03/driver-assaulted-by-crowd-after-hitting-boy-clings-to-life/7285575/

His daughter, Felicia Utash, said after he was beaten, he was robbed of his money, his wallet and his credit cards.

Detroit should be walled off and the savages left to eat eachother until such time they can act civilized.


7 posted on 04/04/2014 6:11:37 AM PDT by soycd
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To: winner3000

Note to self: Cancel sightseeing week to lovely, friendly Detroit.


8 posted on 04/04/2014 6:11:38 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: lwd
That was my neighborhood in high school...I also use that exit off I-94 to go to my sister's house in Grosse Pointe...

And a number of years ago a friend's daughter was shot at during an attempted car jacking at the intersection of Cadieux and Outer Drive as she was stopped at the red light. The bullet just missed her head and embeded in the pillar on the drivers side........

9 posted on 04/04/2014 6:12:52 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: lwd

Sure would seem that a perfect defense situation is being created here for someone involved in a hit and run... “Your honour, there is already precedents out there that clearly indicate that I would likely have been killed if I did not get the stink out of there immediately.....”


10 posted on 04/04/2014 6:13:52 AM PDT by hecticskeptic
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To: winner3000
That’s why many in such a circumstance chose to drive away from the scene of an accident rather than being set up by a mob.

Yup.

Meantime, some in the community are in shock about what happened, including Emily Pokoj who works at the nearby All-American Coney Island.

She said kids play in the street there all the time, and most people would just keep driving if they hit someone in this neighborhood.



11 posted on 04/04/2014 6:16:44 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: lwd
...that this is not a general characterization of how, you know, the city of Detroit and its residents generally respond in these situations,”

There is nothing about race here, but I think one can be sure that if the driver was white and the assailants black, you can be sure that that is the way "residents" always respond in those kinds of situations.

12 posted on 04/04/2014 6:16:59 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: lwd
This has been a rough winter weather wise and it's still not conducive for thugs to be outside. I can't imagine what inner cities are going to be like this summer if it's a warm and not stormy summer.

The thing I worry about in Cleveland is that the city has gotten pretty good at bringing tourist and convention dollars "downtown". The neighborhoods will be left unpoliced if that's what it takes to have the manpower to keep those tax dollars flowing.

13 posted on 04/04/2014 6:18:57 AM PDT by grania
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To: cripplecreek

A link to yesterday’s Coney discussion...

Emily Pokoj who works at the nearby All-American Coney Island


14 posted on 04/04/2014 6:20:42 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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To: OldPossum

It would be no different if the driver were black (and may very well be).


15 posted on 04/04/2014 6:21:51 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Yeah I caught that as well.


16 posted on 04/04/2014 6:22:20 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: hecticskeptic
Sure would seem that a perfect defense situation is being created here for someone involved in a hit and run...

In such a situation, the best thing to do would be to, KEEP DRIVING, get on your cell phone, call 911, and report the location of the accident and that an ambulance is needed. Then arrange to meet a cop car ELSEWHERE to make your statement.

17 posted on 04/04/2014 6:23:13 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: grania

I have been reading Maybury’s Thousand Year War. The similarities are eerie.


18 posted on 04/04/2014 6:23:35 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: lwd
Who in God's name would a normal human being attempt to drive through Detroit? There are some places on this earth you should avoid if at all possible. War zones are one.
19 posted on 04/04/2014 6:26:47 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: Tupelo

I go to Detroit and have never felt threatened but then I’m not a coward or a racist.


20 posted on 04/04/2014 6:29:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

re: I go to Detroit and have never felt threatened but then I’m not a coward or a racist.

Smile


21 posted on 04/04/2014 6:31:34 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: Graybeard58; OldPossum

Driver is described in most media accounts as “suburban” and “pickup driving”. He is ID’d as being white by a few outlets. I think the huffypost has a picture of him.


22 posted on 04/04/2014 6:33:07 AM PDT by lwd
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks cripplecreek.

White Man Beaten By Mob In Detroit After Hitting Boy With Truck: Was It A Hate Crime?
http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2014/04/04/white-man-beaten-by-mob-in-detroit-after-hitting-boy-with-truck-was-it-a-hate-crime/


23 posted on 04/04/2014 6:34:45 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Obama is now making Jimmy Carter look like Attila the Hun. /focus/news/3138768/posts)
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To: cripplecreek

Cripplecreek, I respect your judgment and your position as being a Michigan resident and therefore, much more familiar than I with these kinds of matters, but here I disagree. Any white man would have received this kind of treatment but I don’t think a black man would. Just my perception.


24 posted on 04/04/2014 6:39:44 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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that happened on our neighborhood to they came out like roaches, sometimes I wonder if it is a set up


25 posted on 04/04/2014 6:48:39 AM PDT by Sophia777
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To: cripplecreek
CrippleCreek, I hope against hope that you realize that race does matter and they will KILL your cracker ass.

I grew up in a poor white area neighboring a poor black area and learned early on to be forever vigilant. I may survived to adulthood thanks only to the efforts of an armed white man that rescued my 13-year old hiney from a group of approximately 75 black yutes (Tiggers).

Young black males often jump in front of cars driven by Whites just to cause mayhem - sometimes they misjudge.

Be careful so we can continue to enjoy your posts.

26 posted on 04/04/2014 6:51:40 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Historians will refer to this administration as "The Half-Black Plague.")
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To: Aevery_Freeman
I may have survived to adulthood...

Nice grammar, huh.

27 posted on 04/04/2014 6:53:37 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Historians will refer to this administration as "The Half-Black Plague.")
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To: Aevery_Freeman

The fact that people like you take such joy in these stories says a lot more about you than anything.


28 posted on 04/04/2014 6:53:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cdcdawg
I can’t remember; is Detroit the capital of Liberia, or just it’s largest city?

Detroit's the city that tried EVERY liberal idea in the book... and became an American hellhole.

The good thing - - some Detroiters are disillusioned with the crap liberals sold them and are turning things around. Obviously this bunch of thugs didn't get that message yet...they're still democrat useful idiots.

The 'change for the better' stated when a Black Panther (some years back) threatened to burn down the city if his temper tantrum wasn't satisfied - and half the country asked where to send the matches...

Yeah, the place is still a hellhole - but it's an American not a Liberian one... and it just might come back.

29 posted on 04/04/2014 6:55:33 AM PDT by GOPJ (For your psycho gunman, a military base is basically a grade-school in uniform. - Mark Steyn)
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To: lwd

When is America going to start talking about black racism?


30 posted on 04/04/2014 6:57:54 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Graybeard58

The driver was white, perps were all black.


31 posted on 04/04/2014 7:09:05 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I lived in that neighborhood, right down the street from Finney HS at Cadieux and Chandler Park. This was 25 years ago. It wasn’t bad then, but you’d never catch me in that neighborhood now. It’s completely turned over. It’s sad what’s happened to Detroit.


32 posted on 04/04/2014 7:09:26 AM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: soycd

“At a Thursday news conference, Detroit police Sgt. Michael Woody said Steve Utash “is still in critical condition, and it’s really not looking all that good.”

Likely a bunch of thugs will get life without parole over this. No way will that many keep their mouth shut.


33 posted on 04/04/2014 7:19:09 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: PapaBear3625
In such a situation, the best thing to do would be to, KEEP DRIVING, get on your cell phone, call 911, and report the location of the accident and that an ambulance is needed. Then arrange to meet a cop car ELSEWHERE to make your statement.

Tough one and each situation is obviously unique. As they say, when seconds count, emergency services are minutes (and longer) away from arriving. It also depends on the environment i.e. in this case, in order to drive away the driver might have had to plow through a crowd. Sounds like a no-win situation to me.

34 posted on 04/04/2014 7:21:39 AM PDT by hecticskeptic
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To: cripplecreek

He was white.


35 posted on 04/04/2014 7:21:41 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: lwd
probably spent too much time doing graphics for technical writers BUT in the first sentence the kid DARTED into the street, in the second sentence the kid WALKED into the street. these are not similar behaviors.
36 posted on 04/04/2014 7:23:04 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: Beagle8U

Yeah I see that. It still doesn’t make any difference. A black man would have faced the same fate in that neighborhood.


37 posted on 04/04/2014 7:23:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: lwd

Insane to live anywhere that there is more than 5% of these “people”.


38 posted on 04/04/2014 7:23:30 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: cripplecreek

“A black man would have faced the same fate in that neighborhood.”

I-don’t-believe-that-to-be-true.

It wouldn’t happen to a black driver in a white neighborhood either.


39 posted on 04/04/2014 7:36:14 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: cripplecreek

>I go to Detroit and have never felt threatened but then I’m not a coward or a racist.

And if a kid stepped in front of you and you stopped to give him aid in this circumstance, you would be a brave non-racist on life support in the hospital. I doubt these feral urbanites would have given much thought to your mental state as they beat you to within inches of your life.


40 posted on 04/04/2014 7:36:52 AM PDT by soycd
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To: cripplecreek

NO he wouldn’t


41 posted on 04/04/2014 7:50:13 AM PDT by Sophia777
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To: cripplecreek
You don't have to be a racist to be killed by Racists. I would never leave the locked
vehicle after an incident like that. And if a thug crowd started forming I would
leave to the nearest station to file a report. 1-vs-Crowd=Dead.

Make no mistake, they tried to kill him!

42 posted on 04/04/2014 7:50:25 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: cripplecreek

your awesome.


43 posted on 04/04/2014 7:51:18 AM PDT by roofgoat
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To: roofgoat

you are


44 posted on 04/04/2014 7:52:03 AM PDT by roofgoat
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To: Aevery_Freeman

That’s true, I have lived in this old town neighborhood for 26 years, it was once beautiful, now it is a war zone.

If you dare to speak about it on forums you are labeled a racist.

Yes, they almost dare you to hit them,they block the streets with their cars, and glare at you while you politely wait for them to finish their conversation with the ten pedestrians,who are just waiting for you to make a move.

My more liberal acquaintances who live in the burbs and vote and pander, wont even come into my neighborhood, hypocrites, yes there is such a thing as white guilt.


45 posted on 04/04/2014 7:58:12 AM PDT by Sophia777
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To: Beagle8U

It wouldn’t happen to a black driver in a white neighborhood either.
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I have never lived there myself, but I understand that if a Black were to ‘get in trouble’ in South Boston when it was inhabited by the ‘Southies’, he didn’t stand much chance of leaving unscathed.

Of course, ‘they’ didn’t think much of anyone else there either....<:


46 posted on 04/04/2014 8:02:33 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 --"I would agree with you BUT that would make both of us wrong".))
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To: MaxMax

And the the woman at a local restaurant stated that no one would stop in that neighborhood in this situation. It would have happened no matter who it was.

The brother of one of my black friends was beaten to death by his neighbors some years ago. Granted he shouldn’t have been dressing like a woman and offering to “service” the locals but it wouldn’t have made a bit of difference if he had been white. There are some things you don’t do in the hood no matter who you are.


47 posted on 04/04/2014 8:03:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sophia777
Careful, some on this thread are anxious to call you that very epithet.

Naïveté can be a wonderful thing - until it's not.

48 posted on 04/04/2014 8:06:11 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Historians will refer to this administration as "The Half-Black Plague.")
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To: Beagle8U
You forgot the < /SARC> tag.

Justice for Whitey in Detroit has already been served.

49 posted on 04/04/2014 8:10:08 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Historians will refer to this administration as "The Half-Black Plague.")
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To: cripplecreek

I dont doubt that a bit! Chicago and Detroit should be Sister Cities


50 posted on 04/04/2014 8:10:26 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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