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  • Illinois man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

    06/23/2017 12:22:28 PM PDT · by johnk · 34 replies
    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | Jun 22, 2017, 3:34 PM ET | EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.
    <p>Joseph Lynn Pickett of Edwardsville was charged June 15 with threatening the president of the United States, the Belleville News-Democrat ( ) reported.</p> <p>U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Vincent Pescitelli said in a criminal complaint that Pickett "did knowingly and willfully make a threat to take the life of, to kidnap, and to inflict bodily harm" against Trump on Facebook.</p>
  • Berkeley Police Arrest Local Professor for Allegedly Beating Trump Supporters with Bike Lock

    05/27/2017 7:24:35 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 57 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 25 May 2017 | Tom Ciccotta
    Eric Clanton, a former professor at Diablo Valley College, has been arrested by Berkeley Police for allegedly attacking pro-Trump activists with a bike lock during rallies that took place on April 15. Clanton was accused by users on 4chan last month as being the masked Antifa activist who beat pro-Trump attendees with a bike lock at the April 15 rallies in Berkeley. Now police have arrested Clanton on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. Clanton was a professor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College, which is located is Pleasant Hill, California, a short 30-minute trip away from UC Berkeley,...
  • Leading Democrat & Employee of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Arrested for Illicit Images Of Children

    05/26/2017 4:55:31 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    GP ^ | 05/26/17 | Lucian Wintrich
    The de Blasio administration, an administration plagued with corruption and poor policy, can now add one more item to their laundry list: child porn. Jacob Schwartz, 29, was a de Blasio administration staffer and a rising young Democratic figure before revelations came out about his obsession with child porn. Schwartz was popped for having over 3,000 images and 89 videos on a laptop. Some of the material discovered involved baby girls aging as young as 6 months old, court documents revealed Friday. NYPD computer-crimes investigators accepted Schwartz’s surrender Thursday morning. Schwartz has been under investigation since March 29, 2017, when...
  • Reporter arrested after repeatedly questioning Health secretary [but not the reason!]

    05/10/2017 6:29:57 AM PDT · by Carl Vehse · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | May, 9, 2017 | Olivia Beavers
    According to [Reporter Dan] Heyman’s account, he waited for [HHS Secretary] Price to come into the building and then reached past those accompanying Price with his phone and repeatedly asked his healthcare questions, adding that a number of other reporters wanted to bring up the issue of preexisting conditions. According to the criminal complaint by the capitol police, Heyman was "aggressively breaching the secret service agents to the point where the agents were forced to remove him a couple of times from the area walking up the hallway in the main building of the Capitol. Heyman had to pay $5,000...
  • Close to a 1000 HDP administrators behind bars in Turkey

    03/27/2017 11:41:41 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    KOM News ^ | 27 March 2017 | none stated
    HDP supporters protest the arrest of their members in Istanbul with a poster reading, "We are not afraid of you." People’s Democratic Party (HDP) spokesman and Urfa Deputy Osman Baydemir shared data about HDP members under detention in a press conference on Sunday. Close to a thousand HDP administrators are currently in prison in addition to 13 deputies, said Baydemir.A thousand administrators behind bars“37 province co-chairs and 97 district co-chairs have been arrested since July 2016. 27 province co-chairs and 84 district co-chairs who are members of the party administration are currently in prison. A total of 13 deputies, two members...
  • ANTIFA Assaults - Get Arrested - RALLY 4 TRUMP - PORTLAND OR

    03/09/2017 3:31:49 PM PST · by mac_truck · 19 replies
    Youtube ^ | Mar 9 2017 | Rekt Social Justice Warrior Videos
    Interesting 10 minute video featuring patriots vs. communists in the Portland suburbs. Frankly our boys show a lot of restraint with positive results (a couple of commies get arrested).
  • Boy, 13, arrested in armed robbery of Marigny woman: NOPD

    03/04/2017 3:48:12 PM PST · by BBell · 5 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 3/2/17 | Jonathan Bullington, | The Times-Picayune
    A 13-year-old boy is in custody after New Orleans police say he robbed a 75-year-old woman at gunpoint Wednesday (March 1) in the Marigny neighborhood. Officers were called shortly before 4:30 p.m. to the 800 block of Marigny Street, where the victim said she was walking to her home when approached by a juvenile demanding her wallet, police said in a preliminary report. The woman refused, police said, and the boy pulled out a gun. She gave him her property and he fled, but was later arrested, police said. Earlier Wednesday, police said a 76-year-old man was shot in the...
  • Siege of Kurdish village: 39 detained, 2 disappeared, 3 killed – reports (in Turkey)

    02/19/2017 4:40:51 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 1 replies
    KOM News ^ | 19 February 2017 | none stated
    Korukoy village in Nusaybin's Kurdish region, southeast Turkey has been under siege since 9 February 2017 The siege of Kurdish village Korukoy in Turkey’s southeastern Nusaybin district continues. According to reports 39 people have been detained, two disappeared and three killed.Several women who were able to leave the village to be taken to hospital spoke to reporters about developments in the area, which has been under siege for nine days.Necla Dogan told Sujin news outlet that security forces had used her house as headquarters against her will.“Special forces stormed our house at night,” Dogan said. “They took us outside and said we were...
  • Ferhat Encü: They will not take our will hostage (Turkish HDP Party Official)

    02/19/2017 4:20:20 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies
    ANF News ^ | February 19, 2017 | KOCAEL&#304;
    HDP Şırnak parliamentarian Ferhat Encü, who had been arrested during the political genocide operations and held hostage for 104 days before his release on Wednesday, was re-arrested after the prosecutor's objection in Şırnak and sent to Kocaeli Kandıra Closed Prison. Ferhat Encü met with his lawyers and sent the following message: "Certain judges continue to break the law and issue unlawful decision against the lawful decision given by judges few in number. Şırnak 1st Heavy Penal Court sacrificed law and justice to political pressures and ruled against the decision of Şırnak ins Heavy Penal Court. This scandalous decision has shaken...
  • Newt Gingrich: Madonna Should Be Arrested For Comments About Blowing Up White House

    01/23/2017 10:14:57 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/23/17 | Pam Key
    Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Madonna should be arrested for saying Saturday at the Women’s March in Washington D.C. that she wanted to blow up the White House. Gingrich said, “She is parallel to the young fascists who ran around town breaking windows, all of whom should be given the maximum sentence. He added, “What you have is an emerging left-wing fascism. She’s part of it. And I think we have to be prepared to protect ourselves. Frankly, the truth is she ought to be arrested for saying she...
  • Palestinian Arabs arrested for visiting a sukkah

    10/20/2016 4:31:11 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/10/16 | Oril Harari
    The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) security forces arrested three Palestinian Arabs from the Gush Etzion area who “dared” to visit the sukkah of Oded Revivi, mayor of the town of Efrat. Channel 2 News reported on Thursday evening that the Arabs who were arrested were questioned over allegations they met with "baby-killers", an apparent reference to General Nitzan Alon, the head of the IDF's Operations Directorate, and the Shai District Police Commander, who were also guests in the same sukkah. Revivi said on Thursday evening, “Yesterday we sat in the sukkah - Jews and Muslims. We ate, drank and talked about...
  • Bomb suspect's wife arrested in UAE(trunc)

    09/20/2016 7:43:42 PM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 22 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 9/20/16 | Associated Press
    Bomb suspect's wife arrested in UAE days after leaving US for Pakistan, investigators say. The wife of the Afghan-born man suspected in the series of bomb blasts in New York and New Jersey was arrested in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, U.S. officials revealed, as investigators worked to determine how much she may have known about her husband's actions. Ahmad Khan Rahami's wife, who was not named, had flown from the U.S. to Pakistan days ago, the Los Angeles Times reported. She reportedly married Rahami within the past few years before moving with him to the U.S. Investigators said...
  • Radical imam's widow arrested over Kenyan attack

    09/15/2016 4:50:47 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 9/15/16 | AFP
    Mombasa (Kenya) (AFP) - The widow of a radical imam was arrested Wednesday in Mombasa for alleged links to one of three female assailants shot dead while attacking the Kenyan city's main police station, a police source said. "She is in custody for questioning because of the communication she had with one of the female terrorists killed" in Sunday's attack, the source said, requesting anonymity. The assailants were alleged to be "sympathisers" of the Islamic State group. The arrested woman is the widow of Aboud Rogo Mohammed, an imam killed in Mombasa in August 2012 who was until his death...
  • The Green Party presidential candidate just got arrested for one of the dumbest crimes

    09/08/2016 7:14:54 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    BizPack Review ^ | 09/08/16 | Michael Dorstewitz
    The Green Party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates were charged for pulling a stunt usually committed by juvenile delinquents — they spray painted graffiti on a bulldozer. As a result, the Morton County Sheriff Department in North Dakota issued arrest warrants against Jill Stein and her running mate, Ajamu Baraka. They’ve each been charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief — both misdemeanors.   The incident happened Tuesday when both Stein and Baraka participated in a protest staged by environmentalists and a local Native American tribe against the Dakota Access Pipeline.   Evidence includes a photo of Stein spray-painting the word...
  • Former Fox News correspondent, 55, arrested in Virginia on rape charges

    07/28/2016 7:52:13 AM PDT · by Protect the Bill of Rights · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 28 July 2017 | Snejana Farberov
    A former Fox News correspondent has been arrested in Virginia on charges of rape and forcible sodomy. Orlando 'Orly' Salinas, 55, who had spent 12 years reporting for Fox News in Miami, was taken into custody on Tuesday in Montgomery County, Virginia, after being indicted on charges stemming from an incident that took place in January. Court documents in the case indicate that the alleged victim was not Salinas' wife, but another woman. While the indictments, cited by The Roanoke Times, offer scant details regarding Salinas' alleged offenses, they state that the former reporter took actions against the victim by...
  • Former D.C. Congressman Fauntroy arrested, jailed on return to U.S. from Dubai

    06/28/2016 2:43:10 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 24 replies
    Former D.C. Congressman Walter Fauntroy, 83, is back in the U.S. after several years absence and, according to his attorney, he is in jail in Loudoun County, Va. Attorney Johnny Barnes said Fauntroy was arrested at Dulles Airport in Loudoun County Monday morning on his return from Dubai on an "unexpected" warrant from Prince George's County, Md. It involved Fauntroy's failure to appear in a court case in 2011 on allegations of fraud involving a 2009 Obama inauguration party that never took place.
  • Anti-Trump Rapper Busted After Police Spot Stolen Guns in Social Media Post

    06/11/2016 6:37:30 AM PDT · by detective · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Jun 2016 | Jerome Hudson
    Rapper Demarcus Davis was arrested last week after he was seen on YouTube and in social media posts sending death threats to presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump — while brandishing stolen guns. “I really want to go to war with Donald Trump because Donald Trump is tryin’ to take food stamps from my momma and that’s all the (expletive) she got,” the 22-year-old Baton Rouge-based rapper said in a YouTube video posted on May 22. “Let Donald Trump know it’s up over here. We want war; we’re going to declare war.”
  • Dozens arrested in Washington state environmental protest (part of Break Free 2016 12-day campaign)

    05/15/2016 3:21:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo News ^ | 5/15/16 | Kevin Murphy
    (Reuters) - Dozens of people were arrested in Washington state on Sunday, two days after protesters set up a blockade on railroad tracks leading to a pair of oil refineries as part of a global protest over dependence on fossil fuels, authorities said. The protesters, camping out on BNSF Railway [BNISF.UL] tracks at Anacortes, Washington, about 70 miles (113 km) north of Seattle, refused police orders to disperse, said Katie McCulloch, a spokesman for the Skagit County Department of Emergency Management. All of the 52 protesters under arrest were charged with trespassing, while one person was also charged with resisting...
  • Dutch Journalist Detained In Turkey For Erdogan Tweet

    04/24/2016 11:16:52 AM PDT · by Bon mots · 5 replies
    BBC ^ | April 24, 2016 | BBC Staff
    A Dutch-Turkish journalist has been detained in Turkey after posting tweets critical of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her newspaper said. Ebru Umar wrote a column for the Dutch Metro newspaper criticising President Erdogan's clampdown on dissent. Since 2014, prosecutors have launched cases against more than 1,800 journalists for insulting Mr Erdogan. Last week, Germany allowed the prosecution of a prominent TV satirist for insulting Mr Erdogan to proceed. Jan Boehmermann had read a crude poem on TV, aimed at testing German law. Germany and the Netherlands have old lese-majeste laws against insulting the head of a friendly state. Both...
  • Election 2016: What Was Marco Rubio Arrested For At Age 18 In Miami?

    02/01/2016 8:13:30 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 51 replies
    Internation Business Times ^ | January 21, 2015 | Adam Lidgett
    Before becoming a Florida senator or a 2016 Republican presidential hopeful, Marco Rubio was apparently just another kid caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. After a bad first year at college in Missouri, Rubio returned home to Miami shortly before the summer of 1990, when he was arrested in May at age 18 for being in a public park after it had closed for the night, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The misdemeanor offense was eventually dismissed, and most of the documentation that led to the dismissal of charges has been destroyed by the Miami-Dade County court...