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Lawyer: Friend confirms that he and shooting victim had robbed convenience store
August 15, 2014 18:11 GMT
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The friend who was with Michael Brown when he was shot and killed by a police officer near St. Louis over the weekend is reportedly confirming that he and Brown had taken part in the theft of cigars from a convenience store that day.
That word comes from the attorney for Dorian Johnson, speaking to MSNBC. Police in Ferguson had earlier announced that Brown was suspected of taking cigars from the convenience store in what was described as a "strong-arm robbery.
Excerpt read more at kfoxtv.com
In an interview with msnbc shortly after the report was released, Johnsons lawyer confirmed that Brown had taken cigars from the store.
We see that theres tape, that they claim they got a tape that shows there was some sort of strong-armed robbery, said Freeman Bosley, Johnsons attorney. We need to see that tape, my client did tell us and told the FBI that they went into the store. He told FBI that [Brown] did take cigarillos. He told that to the DOJ and the St. Louis County Police.
And the AP is reporting this..now that’s a surprise! So the friend is admitting he and his buddy are criminals
Well, it’s just some cigars, I guess it’s not that bad.
I can see the headlines now: shot over a petty theft.
If you see the stills from the store video, Brown was doing more than threatening the owner/employee. He put his hands on him.
Nope! not even some Arizona Ice Tea either
Hilarious seeing this on FR immediately above the story about how residents are saying it wasn’t them in the video.
WHich means he’s going to get charged with murder.
Makes it sound like they simply just picked up a pack of a cigarillos and walked out of the store, when in fact the big fatty confronted the much smaller shop owner.
Yep, assault and robbery - nice guy.
Swisher Sweets. Uh huh.
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Upon graduation from law school, Bosley was staff attorney for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, specializing in Consumer Affairs and Utility Companies. Bosley has also been employed by the law firm of Boast and Jordan.
Bosley was selected as the first African-American St. Louis Circuit Clerk for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, a position he held for ten years. He later served as the 3rd Ward Democratic Committeeman. He then became chairman of the St. Louis City Democratic Central Association and subsequently became the first African-American chairman of the Democratic Party in St. Louis City.
Bosley became the first African-American mayor of St. Louis on April 6, 1993 with 66.5% of the vote. Early in his administration, he oversaw the city’s struggle during the Flood of 1993. Bosley also assisted in orchestrating the $70 million bailout of Trans World Airlines. He helped move the Los Angeles Rams football team to St. Louis from Anaheim, California. Two property tax increases were passed during the Bosley Administration.
Bosley’s term was colored by corruption scandals. Crime increased throughout north St. Louis city and his popularity plummeted. He was defeated by Clarence Harmon in his bid for re-election in 1997. In 2001, when Bosley ran for mayor in the Democratic Primary, he was defeated again by a wide margin, this time by Francis Slay.
Mr. Bosley is currently the Principal of Bosley and Associates, L.L.C.
Link in NOW dead.
Another AP link to story.
Listen up, we cannot let facts get in the way of a good story - or is that the motto of the left wing media.
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
Now you can see where the Zero get’s his lying skills. Honed over years of practice and training from a certain segment of this ethnic population. I think I’ll call them the ‘Freefones’.
The cameras suggest that it was robbery with violence. And now they are reporting that it happened on the same day, which agrees with the theory that the police got involved in the first place because they were responding to the robbery report.
Plus, the friend was one of the robbers, which certainly casts doubt on his witness story claiming that the copy shot an unarmed victim who wasn’t threatening anyone.
Is this “friend” in jail?
“I can see the headlines now: shot over a petty theft.”
Or maybe “Cigars to Die For”
What is the world coming to when a black man gets shot over a little assault and robbery?
The lawyer for Johnson, who was walking with Michael Brown when Wilson fatally shot Brown, said Johnson told authorities about the cigar theft earlier this week.
He told them about the cigarillos and that Big Mike took cigarillos, said the lawyer, former St. Louis Mayor Freeman Bosley Jr.
He decried the timing of the release of the robbery information.
It was Ferguson grabbing at straws, Bosley said. Their whole press conference was a disaster and unprofessional. At the end of the day this is about whether the officer used excessive force to kill Michael Brown.
Asked whether Dorian Johnson will be charged, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said today, “No. We determined he didn’t steal anything or use force.”
Dorian Johnson won’t be charged. See post #25.
This is sounding more like he is admitting that his dead “friend” is a criminal.
‘______just some cigars’
Les Miserables - - - -
Very good. I see a forthcoming book....The untold history of cigars in U.S. politics.
That headline calls for the Ace of Spaces Flaming Skull
“This is sounding more like he is admitting that his dead friend is a criminal.”
Saying it out loud in exchange for not being charged with obstructing justice (lying about what played out in the shooting)?
My comment was an homage to Sigmund Freud, not Monika Lewinsky.
Yes indeed. Thanks much for the clarification.
Yep, felony murder rule.
Yep I agree
Another one of Obama’s many many sons
How many layers of “thug” did they have to scrape off that kid before that TV appearance?
I’m sure Monica will be in there somewhere.
Brown is a thug and attacks a super tiny immigrant man who is the clerk. It looks like he’s going to choke him out with one hand around his neck and violently pushes him away by the neck. When innocent nice clerk tries to stop Brown again, brown aggressively threatens a vicious beat down on the clerk.
Tracy Martin, formerly of East St Louis, CAT tat before covered with praying hands.
What we need to find out now is what was Darion's actions during the deadly encounter.
If he was in any way involved, he could face murder charges, I do believe.
I didn’t think of that, but you are right.
Nope. Felony murder rule only applies where the death occurs during the crime, or during the felon's immediate flight from the crime scene.
True enough. I misconstrued the circumstances surrounding the assault.
The detail emerge...my oh my.