Skip to comments.Alleged Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz was reported to FBI, cops, school [last month!]
Posted on 02/16/2018 11:21:27 AM PST by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
The FBI revealed Friday it got a tip last month that Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people on Valentine's Day, had a gun, wanted to kill people and there was the potential of him conducting a school shooting.
The agency in a statement admitted receiving a call on Jan. 5, 2018 from a person close to Cruz who contacted the FBI through its Public Access Line tipline to express concerns about Cruz's erratic behavior and disturbing social media posts
"Under established protocols, the information provided by the caller should have been assessed as a potential threat to life," the statement said. "We have determined that these protocols were not followed for the information received by the PAL on January 5."
In concluded that the caller's information was not forwarded to the Miami FBI field office and "no further investigation was conducted at the time." FBI Director Christopher Wray said the Bureau would review what had happened.
We are still investigating the facts. I am committed to getting to the bottom of what happened in this particular matter, as well as reviewing our processes for responding to information that we receive from the public," Wray said in the statement. "Its up to all Americans to be vigilant, and when members of the public contact us with concerns, we must act properly and quickly."
He continued: "We have spoken with victims and families, and deeply regret the additional pain this causes all those affected by this horrific tragedy. All of the men and women of the FBI are dedicated to keeping the American people safe, and are relentlessly committed to improving all that we do and how we do it........
In their report, deputies detailed how the teen had been harming himself and had talked about buying a gun.
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OMG --This is Huge.
They need to be disbanded.
Notice we've had successful terrorist hits during this mock investigation of Trump.
It was completely teed up for them to potentially prevent loss of life, and they totally whiffed.
Its why you should send in a tip to both fed and local LEOs. Perhaps a call to any mental health orgs in the area.
Well, FBI is for democrats and democrats like school shootings and can never wait to get to a mic bleating for gun confiscation.
This explains why their were in contact with the YouTube tipster, Ben the bondsmen so quickly the day of the massacre.
They knew they had dropped the ball and were trying to cover their tracks.
And this relative or friend that tipped the FBI should get in front of a microphone and proclaim what has happened.
They didn’t even bother to pass the tip to the field office.
This is a perfect excuse for Trump to clean house at the FBI.
Police say an Uber car dropped off Nikolas Cruz at his former school around 2:19 p.m. on Wednesday.
Within 10 minutes, authorities say he gunned down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and left campus undetected in a crowd of students.
Now, as the 19-year-old gunman begins his journey through the criminal justice system, a community is in mourning and investigators are looking for answers.
Posts under videos on YouTube and other sites by someone using the name Nikolas Cruz include threatening comments, such as:
A former neighbor said Cruz pointed a BB gun at homes and did target practice in the neighborhood. In video the former neighbor shared with CNN, Cruz is on a back patio, wearing only boxers and a red baseball cap, brandishing a pistol that appears to be a type of BB gun called an airsoft pistol.
Cruz purchased the firearm used in the shooting, an AR-15 style rifle, legally in the state of Florida nearly a year ago, according Peter J. Forcelli, special agent in charge of the Miami field division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Nobody saw this kind of aggression Cruz had been expelled from the high school over disciplinary problems, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said, without providing specifics. The school is closed for the rest of the week, as the district offers grief counseling to students and their families. Cruz was adopted. His adoptive mother, Lynda Cruz, died in November of pneumonia. Kathie Blaine, a cousin of Cruzs adoptive mother, said his adoptive father passed away years ago.
Broward Sheriffs deputies were called to the Cruz family home 39 times since 2010, according to documents obtained by CNN. The sheriffs office received a range of emergency calls that included: mentally ill person, child/elderly abuse, domestic disturbance, missing person. Details of those calls are not immediately available; most of them are marked no written report, so its impossible to know if they involved Nikolas Cruz.
After Lynda Cruzs death, the family of someone Cruz met at the high school let him stay in their home, said Jim Lewis, attorney for the host family.
That family knew he had a gun, Lewis said. They had it locked up, and believed that that was going to be sufficient, that there wasnt going to be a problem.
Asked if the family had seen troubling signs, Lewis said they saw some depression over his adoptive mothers death.
Obviously, hed lost his mom. But they helped him get a job at a Dollar Tree store. They got him going to an adult education so he could try to get his GED and he seemed to be doing better, Lewis said.
The family was unaware of any mental illness beyond depression, Lewis said.
......wondering how Mueller is gonna explain this....from the very beginning of the YT bloggers statement
about contacting the FBI...then the FBI’s statement that they dropped the investigation because they couldn’t find the guy....????
Wray will go in front of Congress and pin the dysfunction on a lack of adequate resources.
MKULTA was informed.
review what happened? review?
how about, perp walking the person responsible for forwarding the information, who did not forward that information, as an accessory to murder?
that’s the only “review” that will be acceptable
Did you hear one mother of a victim literally screaming at the top of her lungs at Trump at some damned rally? If you lost a kid to this kind of violence, would you be able to go to a rally less than 24 hours after it happened?? I’d be in bed, sedated! (This is getting to your point that even Dem Victims like school shootings.)
Enough reason for firings, bottom to top.
Any junior high school kid could have googled Curz & found him. FBI is a disgrace. Muh Russia was more important.
Yes, someone please post a picture of POTUS sweeping the dysfunctional agency into the dustpan.
They probably called the Uber driver and sent him on his merry way.
The USA culture is broadly imploding on itself. Not sure the FBI is remotely equipped to prop her up.
My question is wondering if safety is even possible. Does the Bureau really have the budget and manpower to really invade every county in America, free to morph us into a police state? International spy operations, sabotage, internet conspiracies, indoctrinations and disfunctional families? These evils reach everywhere, now.
This is a condition of the times and tech advancement has done its part. All of it to be rather expected after a nation ejects God and re-makes churches into warm tolerance therapy, and public schools shaping out Americanism, while training generations for Neanderthal thinking.
If you had called the tip line with info on Russian collusion by Trump..........
This organization may be politicized beyond repair. Sad, sad state of affairs.
Guns don’t kill people, the FBI does.
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