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Star Witness In Michael Brown Shooting Charged With Theft, Filing False Police Report
Independent Journal Review ^ | August 21, 2014 | Larry O'Connor

Posted on 08/21/2014 10:50:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Dorian Johnson, the primary witness to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, has an outstanding warrant for a 2011 theft in Jefferson City and pleaded guilty for filing a false police report related to that theft.

St. Louis ABC affiliate ABC 17 cross referenced Johnson’s name against several records and discovered the warrant.

Johnson will be the star witness for any potential prosecution proceedings against Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Brown. Johnson was walking with Brown when the shooting occurred.

He has already done multiple media appearances where he falsely claimed Brown was shot by Wilson in the back. He also has claimed that Brown never reached for Wilson’s gun, was “shot like an animal” and that Brown had his hands up and told Wilson he was unarmed.

Johnson’s claims helped inspire the protests and riots in Ferguson over the past 10 days, as well as the “Hands up, don’t shoot” rallying cry of the protesters and their supporters.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has details about the 2011 charges against Johnson:

During the summer after his first semester at Lincoln, Johnson was charged with a misdemeanor after giving police a false first name after he was arrested on suspicion of theft. He later pleaded guilty.

He was accused of stealing a package containing a backpack belonging to someone else from an apartment complex. When he was arrested in that case, he identified himself as Derrick Johnson and said he was 16.

He is wanted for failing to appear in Jefferson City municipal court to answer to the theft charge, court officials said.

According to the Post-Dispatch, the president of the local chapter of the NAACP knew about the charges against Johnson, but the fact that he was guilty of lying to the police didn’t matter:

Adolphus Pruitt, president of the St. Louis NAACP chapter, which has been encouraging witnesses to come forward, said Johnson’s false report case “doesn’t concern me.”

“He’s been very clear about what occurred, and now we have … four others stating facts that support the statements he’s been making,” Pruitt said. “Why would that diminish other accounts that are relatively the same?”

Whether or not Johnson committed the crime, lied to police, or is proven false on his account of how Brown was shot by Wilson, finding out what actually happened in the Ferguson shooting will require more evidence and multiple eye-witness accounts. It is important for neither the mainstream media nor armchair pundits to act like they definitively know what happened in this tragic event.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: crime; darrenwilson; dorianjohnson; ferguson; lawenforcement; michaelbrown; missouri
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1 posted on 08/21/2014 10:50:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Old News


2 posted on 08/21/2014 10:54:11 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So, why wouln’t one cross the street when they noticed a black male under the age 0f 30 approaching?


3 posted on 08/21/2014 10:54:41 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Adolphus Pruitt, president of the St. Louis NAACP chapter, which has been encouraging witnesses to come forward, said Johnson’s false report case “doesn’t concern me.”

Of course not. The fact that Dorian is a thug, criminal, liar and punk is normal and ordinary. Why should the NAACP be concerned with that?

/barf

4 posted on 08/21/2014 10:55:42 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

People don’t want the truth - they can’t handle the truth. They want a specific outcome.


5 posted on 08/21/2014 10:56:13 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regret.s - but it may be too late.)
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To: freeangel

Same reason one wouldn’t choose a different McDonald’s when one sees a hundred young black males in the parking lot -

one has been indoctrinated to believe that doing so would be “racist”.


6 posted on 08/21/2014 10:57:08 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So lets see...
7 posted on 08/21/2014 10:58:14 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: DannyTN

thats racist


8 posted on 08/21/2014 11:00:16 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Adolphus Pruitt, president of the St. Louis NAACP chapter ... said Johnson’s false report case “doesn’t concern me.”

Of course it doesn't. These poor, misunderstood street waifs are so fearful of interacting with cops they instinctively feel the need to lie to them.. or something.

9 posted on 08/21/2014 11:00:23 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They forgot to mention his 2 felony convictions.


10 posted on 08/21/2014 11:00:50 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: DannyTN

IOW, total B.S. from the gitgo, and the powers that be (media, etc.) figured the rioters of Ferguson would be too stupid to know (or care about) the difference.


11 posted on 08/21/2014 11:01:56 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: DannyTN

“•Family autopsy done by a person who is not a doctor, not certified by anyone but himself. “

The autopsy was performed by a doctor. He was the former chief medical examiner for NYC.


12 posted on 08/21/2014 11:02:04 AM PDT by TexasGator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I suspect if this criminal liar was testifying against Adolphus Pruitt in court, his previous record would be “of concern”. But because the criminal liar will be testifying against Whitey it’s OK.


13 posted on 08/21/2014 11:03:52 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dorian wore a black shirt during the robbery and a white shirt as a witness


14 posted on 08/21/2014 11:04:16 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Amazing how many are IGNORANT of what propaganda “IS”..
AND how it is performed to manipulate CROWDS of SHEEP..

AND the vectors for performing “IT”... it is a “science” and an “ART”..
Studied vigorously in “the Soviet” and IGNORED at Westpoint and Annapolis..

BUT NOT ignored at Columbia, Yale and Harvard.. i.e. applied Journalism..


15 posted on 08/21/2014 11:08:53 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights
Rule 609. Impeachment by Evidence of a Criminal Conviction

(a) General Rule. For the purpose of attacking the credibility of a witness, evidence that the witness has been convicted of a crime or an attempt of a crime must be admitted but only if the crime committed or attempted is (1) murder, treason, rape, robbery, kidnapping, burglary, arson, or criminal confinement; or (2) a crime involving dishonesty or false statement, including perjury.

The use of false name and theft convictions are both considered crimes of dishonesty. In other words, to most objective prosecutors, this guy is radioactive and they don't want him near the witness stand. Particularly since his version has been completely discredited by the autopsy report.

16 posted on 08/21/2014 11:11:17 AM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, I guess it shouldn’t be to hard to impeach this witness I should imagine.


17 posted on 08/21/2014 11:12:24 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: TexasGator
"The autopsy was performed by a doctor. He was the former chief medical examiner for NYC. "

Well there's a question about that. Shawn Parcells, who calls himself a forensic pathologist, but is not a doctor, usually does most of the work. While Dr. Baden reviews the snapshots and reports and lends his name and credibility to the report.

Not clear how much Baden actually participated in this particular autopsy. Reports from St. Louis counties that have quit using his firm for autopsies, indicate that Baden's lack of involvement was a concern.

18 posted on 08/21/2014 11:12:38 AM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Has Eric Holder rushed to embrace him yet?

Is he another of 0bama’s sons?

19 posted on 08/21/2014 11:12:48 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Took long enough.


20 posted on 08/21/2014 11:12:48 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The DIRT BAGS and their machine have ONLY one goal: Keep Racism Alive!


21 posted on 08/21/2014 11:13:19 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: V_TWIN

“It is important for neither the mainstream media nor armchair pundits to act like they definitively know what happened in this tragic event.”

LITTLE LATE FOR THAT ONE AIN’T IT!


22 posted on 08/21/2014 11:13:38 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: DannyTN

was walking with Brown when the shooting occurred.

They were walking together because they were leaving the crime scene together.


23 posted on 08/21/2014 11:13:49 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun free zones?)
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To: BigEdLB

People don’t want the truth - they can’t handle the truth. They want a specific outcome.


Kinda like Zimmerman. But they still didn’t get it there. And they won’t get it here. Enough evidence has been presented already in this case to preclude any kind of conviction against the cop. The logical contortions used by the “other side” to try to use it against him is all the evidence you need to realize that there is no “there” there. It will be interesting to see if they push it to trial anyway, as they did the Z case.


24 posted on 08/21/2014 11:16:08 AM PDT by cuban leaf (The US will not survive the obama presidency. The world may not either.)
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To: DannyTN

“Not clear how much Baden actually participated in this particular autopsy. Reports from St. Louis counties that have quit using his firm for autopsies, indicate that Baden’s lack of involvement was a concern. “

From everything I have seen and read recently about Baden, I would have to classify him as a fraudster. I especially liked it when he said (despite the fact that all the entry wounds were from the front) that somehow Brown might have been shot running away.


25 posted on 08/21/2014 11:19:17 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: DannyTN; TexasGator

“Not clear how much Baden actually participated “

I thought that I read here, that the autopsy was performed the day before Baden got there???????? Timeline anyone???????


26 posted on 08/21/2014 11:23:34 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra (Don't touch that thing! Don't let anybody touch that thing! I'm a Doctor and I won't touch that th)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Dorian Johnson, has an outstanding warrant for a 2011 theft


27 posted on 08/21/2014 11:26:01 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: TexasGator

The question is whether Baden actually performed the autopsy or simply analyzed results.


28 posted on 08/21/2014 11:27:15 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I thought if you committed a crime and someone is killed, you can be charged with murder, even if you had no direct no direct responsibility in the person's death?
29 posted on 08/21/2014 11:27:37 AM PDT by Know et al (Keep on Freepin'!!!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

The 1st required autopsy was done right away by the county ME etc ...

and then the body was released to the family ...

and it was taken to the funeral home

where the blood was removed and embalming fluid applied for burial..

Meanwhile the family asked either then or earlier for a 2nd autopsy and paid for their own done by Dr Michael Baden who went to the funeral home to do it..

When Baden talked later he admitted that the body already had been embalmed ready for burial when he saw it..

and then after Baden was finished Holder had his FBI man do a 3rd autopsy..


30 posted on 08/21/2014 11:32:26 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just more smearing of a brutha ...


31 posted on 08/21/2014 11:52:13 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Was Told Nobody Is Perfect But Yet, Here I Am)
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To: Tennessee Nana

This is confusing me!
http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/08/19/busted-the-mysterious-mike-brown-autopsy-and-how-the-scheme-team-used-their-new-york-times-cohort-frances-robles-to-sell-the-lie/

“1) Wed Aug 13 – Professor Parcells was contacted by attorney’ Benjamin Crump and Gray (allegedly just to assist Baden). Parcells was on MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell last night and stated he was contacted by attorneys Crump and Gray on Wednesday 8/13.

2) Fri Aug 15 – Daryl Parks gave a press conference sharing his disgust the Ferguson Police had release the strong arm robbery footage. During the presser he told the media that their 2nd independent autopsy had already been performed (citation link)

Knowing they were going to bring in Dr. Baden, that’s why when questioned about the second autopsy Parks said:

…”it’s done, and we’ll talk about that later, we’re not answering any questions about the 2nd autopsy at this time; we will -in time- do that”….

3) Sun Aug 17 – According to the NYT Dr. Baden was flown in.

If Parcells was just supposed to be assisting Baden, why was Parks stating that the autopsy had already been performed two days before Baden was even flown in?

The actual truth appears to be – a rather controversial person Shawn Parcells, who is NOT a forensic pathologist, was used by the Scheme Team to conduct an autopsy – and then Professor Baden was brought in AFTER to meet with Parcells and give his OPINION of it.

In essence lend his credibility toward it.

Shawn Parcells is not a pathologist, he is a voice for hire. “


32 posted on 08/21/2014 11:55:19 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra (Don't touch that thing! Don't let anybody touch that thing! I'm a Doctor and I won't touch that th)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

If Baden wanted to examine the results from the blood tests, liver and other organs etc he would have had to use the info that the county ME got from the 1st autopsy..

plus any photos that were taken...they take photos of the bullets before they remove them etc..

also apparently another guy Parcell did the actual autopsy, Baden just used his findings..

Baden just analyzed all the info..


33 posted on 08/21/2014 12:04:04 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: V_TWIN
LITTLE LATE FOR THAT ONE AIN’T IT! Never too late ... We are just humans. We will never be Gods unless God wills it to be. Personally though, even if was offered think would tell God ... not interested because to be worthy requires sacrifice. Could I just keep the flesh, Lord, and being placed into a good family?
34 posted on 08/21/2014 12:09:29 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

For thuggish black “Utes” having an outstanding warrant (or criminal record) is akin to the Jewish rite of circumcision. It is a rite of passage.


35 posted on 08/21/2014 12:15:18 PM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Tennessee Nana

“If Parcells was just supposed to be assisting Baden, why was Parks stating that the autopsy had already been performed two days before Baden was even flown in?

The actual truth appears to be – a rather controversial person Shawn Parcells, who is NOT a forensic pathologist, was used by the Scheme Team to conduct an autopsy – and then Professor Baden was brought in AFTER to meet with Parcells and give his OPINION of it.

In essence lend his credibility toward it.

Shawn Parcells is not a pathologist, he is a voice for hire. Here’s some articles on the lack of credentials for Parcells and the concerns therein:

“[...] some coroners and medical examiners in Missouri say Parcells has inflated his qualifications and performed autopsies without a medical license. Others allege that doctors whose signatures were on some autopsy reports were not present at the autopsies, did not review the work or never actually signed the documents.”

“Police in Andrew County are looking into allegations that a pathologist Parcells listed on a 2012 autopsy was never consulted.”

“Shramek said he became alarmed when Parcells asked what to put down as the cause of death on an autopsy report instead of following the evidence.”

“Others, such as Dr. Mary Case, the medical examiner for St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin and Jefferson counties, have been outspoken about the allegations against Parcells.

“It’s very bad for our state if there’s someone doing autopsies without a medical license,” she said. “This is a huge atrocity, an invitation to disaster, and it needs to stop.” (link)

More HERE, and HERE, and HERE

The bottom line is that Dr. Michael M. Baden never performed an autopsy on Mike Brown. Instead he signed off on an opinion of a forensic examination completed by a controversial Forensic Pathologist Assistant, who did an evaluation of Mike Brown’s body at the request of the Scheme Team.”


36 posted on 08/21/2014 12:23:30 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra (Don't touch that thing! Don't let anybody touch that thing! I'm a Doctor and I won't touch that th)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Just as I thought, the scheme team brought in a Beni Hana chef for the second autopsy.


37 posted on 08/21/2014 12:34:44 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Has he been charged with any robberies lately? Like a couple weeks ago?

That’s what I want to know.


38 posted on 08/21/2014 12:42:37 PM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: freeangel

In the past when a white man walked on the street, the darkie would step off the curb motionless till whitey got by.

Now whitey has to cross the street.


39 posted on 08/21/2014 1:12:03 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (SOUL BROTHER! This house is not armed! (Signs people thought would protect them in the 1960s))
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To: DannyTN

“Well there’s a question about that”

A ‘question about’ is a valid concern but we can’t state absolutely.


40 posted on 08/21/2014 1:35:41 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Surprise, surprise!


41 posted on 08/21/2014 2:01:35 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

City of Ferguson and business should sue CNN and other network for huge financial damages for reporting lies and instigating riots. Wilson should sue for damages due to defamation of character. Any police injured in the riots should sue the networks for the same reasons.

TV networks are about the most powerful entity in this country. (even though we like to say they are fading away, they still have HUGE influence , unfortunately.

They get away with anything. A lot of the damage done by the progressives in this country depends on the media lying, defaming, intimidating, on and on. The 5th column in this country needs to be defeated big time.


42 posted on 08/21/2014 2:27:00 PM PDT by boxlunch
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To: caww; no-to-illegals

PING.

Thought you might like to see verification of what we and others claimed was true.

Many here thought he should be charged for filing a false police report, and they are now vindicated.


43 posted on 08/21/2014 2:55:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: TexasGator
The autopsy was performed by a doctor. He was the former chief medical examiner for NYC.

Shawn Purcells performed the autopsy. The 'doctor' you speak of only 'supervised'.

Remember SHIPING BAO ? The 'dr.' that did the autopsy in the Trayvon Martin case?

Turned out he didn't actually DO the autopsy, he 'supervised'. I.E. He went in the back and took a nap.

I'm not saying this DR. took a nap. I'm saying he signed off on the autopsy performed by Shawn Purcells.

44 posted on 08/21/2014 3:01:47 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

So............................. since the blood was removed and replaced with embalming fluid, no toxicology tests would be valid, ergo none would have even been conducted.

Right ?


45 posted on 08/21/2014 3:05:30 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Now you know what all these left-wing/commie/socialist/muslim groups mean when they use the word PROGRESS.


46 posted on 08/21/2014 3:08:58 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This highlights once again the reason why "eye witness" accounts are rightfully considered weak and unreliable evidence. An eye witness can say anything and often does, with little relatedness to reality.
47 posted on 08/21/2014 3:23:11 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: UCANSEE2

yes that 1st autopsy...

tests were done on the blood then..

and there probably was some blood kept just in case..


48 posted on 08/21/2014 3:54:36 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: UCANSEE2

Thank You for the ping to this article.


49 posted on 08/21/2014 4:39:32 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: DannyTN
•Claims of Brown having a prior juvenile record including violence, theft, and even 2nd degree murder.

Where did that come from?
50 posted on 08/21/2014 4:54:00 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey NSA!)
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