Skip to comments.When a reporter would not betray his source, police came to his home with guns and a sledgehammer
Posted on 05/12/2019 6:13:27 PM PDT by NoLibZone
After police came into his home, officers handcuffed him for six hours as they collected his equipment. The search warrant for his home said officers were investigating stolen or embezzled property.
It was unclear whether he was handcuffed because of the guns he says he legally owns. Carmody said the guns were locked in a safe, and he said that over the hours-long search, it was evident officers didnt view him as a threat. At one point, some police took off their bulletproof vests on account of the heat, he said.
While he was shackled, officers got a second warrant to search his newsroom, where police seized a thumb drive, CDs and, inside a safe, the sought-after police report about Adachis death.
Carmody, 49, said he has not shared the name of his source with anyone, and no markings on the document could be traced to the person who provided it.
Fellow journalists in the Bay Area and beyond were outraged by the search of Carmodys home and office. And the incident provided a new wrinkle into the evolving aftermath of the unexpected death of Adachi, who left behind a legacy of championing civil rights.
Carmody remembers his goal as a reporter on the story was to figure out where exactly Adachi died. But soon, salacious details emerged that were difficult to confirm. There were leaks happening all over the place, he recalled. He ultimately obtained an incident report that detailed Adachis final moments.
The search has brought Carmodys business, North Bay News, to a halt. As a freelance videographer for nearly three decades, he works through the night to supply the locations, video, images, and on- and off-camera interviews. The search warrant documents show police collected check stubs from Fox, Disney and CBS, among others.
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Good or bad?
The left has no core beliefs when it comes to that stuff. I say go with whatever suits our side in the next 4 years. Just look at Pinochet in Chile. He did the right thing-did what he had to do. Chile is better off today for it. It’s like an older women hooking up with a young man. Who’s going to complain?
Sounds pretty bad to me.
“Good or bad?”
Definitely bad! Scum sucking SFPD, scum sucking SF judges. This isn’t a crime investigation, it’s trying to sweep under the rug what the “SF Justice System” did to Adachi.
I hate presstitutes HOWEVER:
This journo’s source was someone with acess to the details behind the mysterious death of a Public Defender whose career specialty was POLICE CORRUPTION.
The liberal cops were after this guy’s INFO SOURCE.
This is basically Julian Assange on the CITY level.
Libs love deriding the Southern County Sherriff —like Bozz Hoggs, maybe— being all corrupt, but NOPE..!
It’s cops from lib places like DC, Detroit, San Fran, Chicago, etc.
100% bad, without question.
This story was posted earlier today, and someone posted a link to a related article about an unnamed person who was trying to sell copies of the leaked report to various media outlets for $2,500 apiece.
It’s not proven at all, but maybe:
1. Pub Defender roots out some form of cop corruption
2. Cops kill him to shut him up
3. Some honest cop/PD employee finks, shows insider photos & notes of the killing
4. Journo reports it
5. Scared SFPD set about PLUGGING the leak
This is like a Rice-a-Roni Serpico, with a bunch of POO dumped on top.
Seems like was "good" for the guy's next door neighbors. Over the past couple of decades cops tend to get the address wrong and search, rough up, or kill the innocent neighbors dog, infant, wife, husband, or an invalid in a wheel chair...
I don’t know what he knew. Always have a kill switch.
I have tons of info on crooked bastards that work the federal contracts. FBI under Bronco visited me.
Jeff Adachi, Public Defender, root-outer of cop corruption. Murdered under weird circumstances.
Journo was arrested for having inside info about this murder.
Do you have any evidence that he was murdered, and that the autopsy report listing a cocaine-induced heart attack while he was with a woman who was not his wife as the cause of death was completely fabricated?
OFFICIALLY the cause of the Adachi death was Cocaine and booze.
His wife said he was NEVER on any meds and NEVER abused drugs.
15 above, sorry.
Did she also say he never hung around with other women in someone elses apartment? LOL.
That’s an excellent question.
Could be a run-of-the mill case of philandering but...were the woman a PRO with a rap sheet I’m betting the cops could sweat her into any “He got a rumble tummy earlier in the day”-type story.
It’s weird the cops would do this, as it would simply send public interest in the death sky-rocketing.
Actually ironic. A man legally armed thanks to the 2nd Amendment is too gutless to protect his 1st amendment rights from the SF Gestopo. Get ready for what’s coming. Always go for 2nd Adendment first.
I don’t think he was ready to commit suicide. By cop.
They would call in reinforcements, then flash bang, teargas, then fill him full of holes. “We feared for our lives.”
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