Skip to comments.Ferguson police say Michael Brown fit description of strong-arm robbery suspect
Posted on 08/15/2014 7:19:37 AM PDT by McGruff
Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb, fit the description of a strong-arm robbery suspect that police were responding to the night he was shot, the Ferguson police chief said at a Friday press conference.
Police have said Brown was shot after an officer encountered him and another man on the street. They say one of the men pushed the officer into his squad car, then physically assaulted him in the vehicle and struggled with the officer over the officer's weapon. At least one shot was fired inside the car before the struggle spilled onto the street, where Brown was shot multiple times, according to police
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Not messy. Not a confused situation. Not a matter of disparate interpretation of events. Not an event worthy of national attention.
The ONLY issue that has the Victim Community upset is that a Cracker killed one of their sacred sons..
The leftist media is a pack of liars and purveyors of liberal propaganda. That’s all they are.
News saying Browns handed the cigars to his friend...being seen as an accomplice.
I have no doubt.
It also said this:
“Dorian Johnson, who says he was walking down the street with Brown when he was shot. He has said the officer ordered them out of the street, then grabbed his friend’s neck and tried to pull him into the car before brandishing his weapon and firing.”
What I am struck by in this “witness statement” is the claim that the officer grabbed the GIANT ENORMOUS kids neck and tried to PULL him into the patrol car. What, on top of himself? I guess that’s supposed to be the “answer” when other for why the kid was in the car struggling with the cop, eh?
Did the cop try to pull the guy into the drivers seat with him? WTH?
Yep. And dare I say it? No justice, no peace?
Since the witness, Johnson, who says Brown was on his knees, is the accomplice in the robbery, that account is seriously damaged.
There will be a lot of egg on faces with the video from the police car is released.
I head early on that “shoplifting” of some cigars may have been a cause.
Looks worse than shoplifting.
Question; would the shop owner have been justified in pulling out a gun and shooting his attacker?
Police reports say that the unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, and his friend were suspects in a convenience store robbery on the day of the shooting.
Reports released Friday by Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson say Michael Brown and his friend, Dorian Johnson, took a box of cigars from a store in Ferguson the morning of Aug. 9. Jackson says the officer who shot Brown encountered the men after reports of the robbery circulated on police radio.
If is him ... Stop was justified.
Rev Al ain’t gonna like these revelations. He be sayin’ “hummmmmmmmmm.” Regardless of the facts, the lynching of the officer must go on. I’m confident the facts and the truth will unfold. The Great OZ has spoken.
The black community is pushing hard ....”Don’t shoot..and Hands up”......so even if he did the robbery they’ll came he had surrendered. The Attorney’s PR machine is also pushing it with the community.
The truth never squares with what the mob says.
They both were wearing Benjamin Crump’s T-shorts the last two days.
Michael Brown is slated for sainthood a la Trayvon. The facts be damned.
Apparently the witness was the victim's buddy in the robbery.
Were did you see the pictures?
“Question; would the shop owner have been justified in pulling out a gun and shooting his attacker?”
A well applied choke hold can kill a person in under a minute. So, yes.
I’m curious if there is audio to the robbery - would like to hear if racial slurs are being used against the store owner...
The key eyewitness, however, is Brown’s companion, who was in on the robbery. Slam-dunk for officer Dennis Wilson’s defense.
even if this convenient alibi is true, if the kid had his hands up and was surrendering, the cop was wrong to execute him.
it may or may not be a good thing that this kid (who may or may not be the one in the pics) is out of the gene pool, our police officers are not judge/jury/executioners....yet.
if the cop was wrong let the criminal justice system handle it.
wopuld this situation be the same had the cop been black?
facts won’t matter....the narrative has already been written.
If he stole a cigar, he must have forced his way behind the sales counter (unless MO law is different, cigars and cigarettes are kept out of reach of children).
The welfare teat nourishes well.
You will recall that St. Trayvon was out getting the ingredients for Drank or whatever they call it.
This comment was missing the sarcasm (/s)tag, right?
I bet they didn’t know he was unarmed.
Possible scenario. Brown struggles with the cop in the car. There’s a shot inside the car, Brown gets out of the car unhurt. For all the nearby policeman know, Brown now has a gun and perhaps just shot their colleague with it.
Bang bang bang.
“if the kid had his hands up and was surrendering”
Who reported that? His co-robber, Dorian Johnson?
Need big bullets for big targets.
So was he the guy that robbed someone or not? I can’t tell by this article...maybe I missed it.
Further proof that Faux News sucks.
Maybe the cop was just pissed — and shot him anyway.
I know. Michael died..
“Just saw the pictures. The guy is a giant pushing around the store owner. Looks like Brown is a scumbag.”
OK, I just looked at the robbery pictures again, along with another photo of Brown, the exact same hat and clothes. It IS the same person!
The guy in the street dead and the guy robbing the store are either 2 different guys who look just alike and dress just alike and are the same color and stature. ...or they are the exact same person. Odds are on the latter
so now he had a co-robber!
how quickly we buy into the ‘he’s black so he must be a thug’ story...
a co-robber? really?? apparently he had several co-robbers because those who were there tell similar stories.
which also may or may not be true, but the facts are not out there yet, and i have no more reason to believe the ‘police’ than the civilians.
they’ll NEVER EVER learn skeeter. It’s a deficiency.
How many Duke Lacrosses, Lil Trayvons and now Bad Bad Leroy Mike Browns have to happen before folks realize the ghetto and 95% of all Media are scumbag liars.
Now the news is saying the police dept. bungled this case the whole way -— but they have been doing their job while the media set up a false narrative. [:headwall:]
I know why Fox withheld the information. (BTW, I don’t watch Fox anymore)
However, the length of time for this latest bit of information to come out is too long.
In the meantime, they (the media reporting) are partially guilty of days of the rioting / looting in Ferguson.
I’d be wary of anyone’s account of the incident at this time, including the cop’s.
I’ll wait for the evidence to come out.
Since, undoubtedly, the Police have had this information all along, it kind of makes me sad the State Police did not have a longer opportunity to survey the protesters to find more of the bad guys but hey, most of the bad guys are known as is the case from their past. But can hear al sharptongue saying, ‘dang, get me out of town!’ and Jessie saying, ‘Whew I didn’t go there!’
Same huge B/m, same clothes, same - oh my - are those gladiator sandals?
I do not blame Fox. The rest of the media just bought the story of the crowd and kept up the what an angel the kid was. Cops do not take their pistols from the holster for no reason.
Wow! Looks like the same clothes and sneakers....
The media is going to need a faster spin-cycle for this one..