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  • Huckabee is lying about cop killer's criminal record in Arkansas

    12/06/2009 2:09:11 PM PST · by bigred08 · 20 replies · 1,097+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/6/2009 | Kevin Hall
    The facts tell a completely different story from the fable that Huckabee is propagating. Clemmons committed much more than one burglary and one robbery. Also, Clemmons was 17 years old, not 16, as Huckabee claims.
  • Huckabee is lying about cop killer's criminal record in Arkansas

    12/05/2009 7:32:25 AM PST · by bigred08 · 62 replies · 1,584+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/5/2009 | Kevin Hall
    There were also three separate courtroom incidents in 1990 where Clemmons tried to use a weapon against a judge, threw a padlock at a bailiff, and tried to take a guard's pistol. A judge ordered Clemmons be placed in leg shackles because he felt Clemmons threatened him.
  • Huckabee is lying about cop killer's age and criminal record in Arkansas

    12/04/2009 11:06:29 AM PST · by bigred08 · 70 replies · 2,610+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/4/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Mike Huckabee is a liar. He granted clemency to a dangerous criminal, but wants us to believe everyone would have acted the same way. Huckabee's efforts to shift blame away from himself includes a total fabrication of Maurice Clemmons' extensive criminal history.
  • Clemmons made threat to kill schoolchildren, people at intersection

    12/02/2009 8:20:48 PM PST · by MarMema · 70 replies · 2,167+ views
    The News Tribune ^ | 12-2-09 | Adam Lynn
    Maurice Clemmons threatened to kill more than just cops Maurice Clemmons threatened to kill more than just cops in the days before he massacred four Lakewood police officers at a coffee shop in Parkland. Schoolchildren and others also were on his list of targets, according to court records filed Wednesday. A witness told Pierce County sheriff’s detectives that Clemmons told friends and family gathered for Thanksgiving dinner at his aunt’s home in Pacific that he planned to kill “cops, children at a school” and “as many people as he could in an intersection,” according to an affidavit filed by prosecutors....
  • Huckabee on Clemmons commutation: "I would make the exact same decision"

    12/02/2009 5:24:14 PM PST · by bigred08 · 109 replies · 1,626+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/2/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Huckabee's astounding record of leniency on felons: --1,103 total clemenices in 10 1/2 years as Arkansas Governor --Almost 1 out of every 10 criminals who asked for clemency received it --At least 9% of those who received clemency were later convicted and sentenced for new felonies --12 murderers received reduced sentences.....
  • Huckabee says he would make exact same decision today on freeing Clemmons (VIDEO)

    12/02/2009 11:37:41 AM PST · by bigred08 · 30 replies · 1,352+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/2/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Mike Huckabee needs to shut up, for his own good. He cannot stop talking about the Maurice Clemmons case. The more he does, the worse he sounds.
  • E-mails show Washington state battled to keep Clemmons in custody

    12/01/2009 10:49:02 PM PST · by Stoat · 43 replies · 1,774+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | December 2, 2009 | Jonathan Martin, Jim Brunner and Ken Armstrong
    When Maurice Clemmons, the man suspected of killing four Lakewood police officers, walked free from a Pierce County jail last week, it wasn't for lack of effort on the part of Washington officials to keep him behind bars.Documents released Tuesday show that a wide variety of state and local officials — everyone from prosecutors to sheriff's deputies to corrections officers — viewed Clemmons as a dangerous man, and wanted desperately to keep him in custody.But Washington officials encountered resistance from an unlikely source — their correctional colleagues in Arkansas. The acrimony has since become so intense, according to Pierce...
  • An up-close look at some of the vicious criminals Huckabee set free

    12/01/2009 6:14:37 PM PST · by bigred08 · 10 replies · 888+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/1/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Glen Martin Green, who beat an 18-year-old pregnant woman with Chinese martial-arts sticks, raped her as she barely clung to life, ran over her repeatedly with his car, then dumped her in the bayou. He was sentenced to life in prison, but Huckabee was convinced by Rev. Johnny Jackson, who had close ties to Huckabee, that Green had found God and did not mean to kill the woman.
  • Police: Getaway driver was jailed with Clemmons[double murderer paroled after 14 yrs under Huckabee]

    12/01/2009 6:02:01 PM PST · by matt1234 · 18 replies · 1,116+ views ^ | Dec. 1, 2009 | unknown
    Pierce County authorities say a man who served time in an Arkansas prison with Maurice Clemmons has been identified as the getaway driver in the fatal shooting of four Lakewood police officers. Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says Darcus D. Allen is being held in Pierce County for investigation of rendering criminal assistance. Troyer says Allen will be charged on Wednesday in connection with Sunday's police shooting. Allen was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a 1990 double murder at a Little Rock liquor store. He was paroled in 2004. Arkansas prison spokeswoman Dina Tyler says Allen and Clemmons never...
  • Pierce (county, WA) prosecutor gives first details how friends/relatives helped Clemmons escape

    12/01/2009 1:59:27 PM PST · by llevrok · 43 replies · 1,808+ views
    The News Tribune (Tacoma WA) ^ | 12/1/09 | Stacey Mulick
    At least a half-dozen friends and relatives of Maurice Clemmons helped him flee the Parkland coffee shop where he killed four police officers, helped him clean up and treat a bullet wound and took him to a house in the Leschi house in Seattle. Two of them have been arrested for rendering criminal assistance based on a probable cause declaration. They are Eddie Lee Davis and Douglas Edward Davis who live in a residence on 132nd Street South. According to the declaration of Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist, the two were among six who helped Clemmons after the Sunday morning...
  • A breakdown of the 1,103 criminals given clemency by Mike Huckabee

    12/01/2009 12:32:41 PM PST · by bigred08 · 26 replies · 1,324+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/1/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Clemmons is just one of 1,103 criminals who were granted clemency by Huckabee. 163 got out of prison early because of Huckabee's actions. Twelve of them were murderers. Several went back to a life of crime, with at least 9 percent going back to prison. Prosecutors and victims often objected to the clemencies.
  • Clemmons deemed 'dangerous' by psychologists

    12/01/2009 12:23:45 PM PST · by Cedar · 42 replies · 1,546+ views
    The News Tribune ^ | 12/01/09 | Sean Robinson
    Clemmons deemed 'dangerous' by psychologists “I’ll kill all you bitches,” Maurice Clemmons told the Pierce County Jail workers who were trying to book him, according to court records. It was May 9, 2009. Clemmons, 37, had been arrested after punching a sheriff’s deputy in the face. He was charged with multiple counts of third-degree assault and malicious mischief and, later, second-degree child rape. Clemmons, the prime suspect in the Sunday slayings of four Lakewood police officers, received a court-ordered mental health evaluation tied to the charges filed in May. The evaluation, obtained by The News Tribune, was completed Oct. 19,...
  • Lone officer 'kills Seattle police shooting suspect'

    12/01/2009 10:27:48 AM PST · by FromLori · 47 replies · 2,087+ views
    BBC ^ | 12/1/09
    A policeman investigating a stolen car on a Seattle street shot dead the man accused of gunning down four police officers at the weekend, US police say. Maurice Clemmons, aged 37, was killed in Seattle early on Tuesday, said Assistant Police Chief Jim Pugel. He said the officer recognised Clemmons and told him to stop, before opening fire after the suspect tried to flee. Four people have been arrested for allegedly helping the suspect elude authorities during the two-day manhunt.
  • Cotton balls, duct tape used to dress Clemmons' wound

    12/01/2009 10:43:30 AM PST · by llevrok · 88 replies · 3,665+ views
    The News Tribune ^ | 12/1/2009 | Stacey Mulick
    Maurice Clemmons was shot just above the belly button by a Lakewood police officer during a struggle at the Forza shop. The wound was stuffed with cotton balls and covered with duct tape, Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune. "I am surprised he survived," Troyer said. Investigators believe Clemmons' sister and another woman triaged him and help transport him. Troyer said investigators had information Clemmons was hiding out in the Rainier Valley neighborhood. The Seattle police officer who killed Clemmons "stumbled into him," Troyer said. "He's lucky he's alive." Investigators were looking into whether Clemmons stole...
  • Huckabee blames others for cop killings during O'Reilly interview (VIDEO)

    12/01/2009 9:02:57 AM PST · by bigred08 · 73 replies · 1,533+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 12/1/2009 | Kevin Hall
    He quickly pointed the finger at the parole board, the judge, and the prosecutor. He said no one spoke out against granting clemency, which does not square with the prosecutor's recollection.
  • Prosecutor: Focus turns to those who helped (cop killer) Clemmons

    12/01/2009 8:32:32 AM PST · by llevrok · 17 replies · 832+ views
    Pierce County prosecutor Mark Lindquist said his office is "working full speed" on those who've been arrested on suspicion of helping Maurice Clemmons in connection with Sunday's shootings of four Lakewood police officers. "What we are looking at this morning is anyone who helped the criminal," Lindquist said. "You help a criminal, you become a criminal and we are going to prosecute you like a criminal."
  • Seattle police kill suspect in officer slayings

    12/01/2009 5:07:41 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 59 replies · 2,134+ views
    AP ^ | Dec 1, 2009 | AP
    The man suspected of gunning down four police officers in a suburban coffee shop was shot and killed by Seattle police early Tuesday, a sheriff's spokesman said.
  • Police fatally shoot police officers murder suspect

    12/01/2009 4:23:10 AM PST · by Bulldawg Fan · 28 replies · 1,584+ views ^ | 12/1/09 | unknown
    SEATTLE - A Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman says Seattle police have fatally shot the suspect in the murders of four Lakewood Police officers. Detective Ed Troyer says Seattle police found Clemmons after Pierce County authorities supplied addresses of possible hiding spots. The police confronted Clemmons in the 4400 block of S. Kenyon Street.
  • Seattle Police Shoot and Kill Suspect in Murder of Four Police Officers

    12/01/2009 4:18:26 AM PST · by SE Mom · 96 replies · 3,428+ views
    SEATTLE — A sheriff's spokesman in Washington state says Seattle police have fatally shot the man suspected of gunning down four police officers.
  • Clemmons shot [and killed] by police

    12/01/2009 3:41:33 AM PST · by BinaryBoy · 216 replies · 8,743+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | 12/01/2009 | Jennifer Sullivan
    Maurice Clemmons was shot and wounded in South Seattle and has been taken to Harborview Medical Center, according to a law enforcement source.