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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

‘Crime and Justice’ Archives

More police brutality

More police brutality

    Cops Accused of Invading NV Home, Firing Pepperballs and Assaulting Family  By Kristen Gwynne After a family refused to allow the police to use home as a lookout, the police decided to forcibly take control of the house anyway. A Nevada family has filed a lawsuit claiming that, after denying police requests to use their homes as lookouts, cops forcibly made their way inside anyway, firing pepperballs and eventually arresting them. The family says that police called their son ... Full Story

GAP: Snowden’s accusers are the guilty

GAP: Snowden’s accusers are the guilty

  GAP Statement on Edward Snowden & NSA Domestic Surveillance by Government Accountability Project on June 14, 2013 ( The Whistleblogger / 2013 ) Recently, the American public learned that the National Security Agency (NSA) has conducted, and continues to conduct, wholesale surveillance of U.S. citizens through a secretive data-mining program. The program collects the phone records, email exchanges, and internet histories of tens of millions of Americans who would otherwise have ... Full Story

America the police state

America the police state

  On whistleblowers and government threats of investigation No healthy democracy can endure when the most consequential acts of those in power remain secret and unaccountable By Glenn Greenwald We followed Wednesday's story about the NSA's bulk telephone record-gathering with one yesterday about the agency's direct access to the servers of the world's largest internet companies. I don't have time at the moment to address all of the fallout because - to borrow someone else's phrase - I'm ... Full Story

Did a “Troubled Teen” Rehab Create

Did a “Troubled Teen” Rehab Create Murderers?

In March, Evan Ebel gunned down the Colorado state police chief and was later shot dead by cops after a car chase. This was only the most recent in a string of bizarre murders by men who attended a brutal teen rehab called Paradise Cove. The crimes are heinous: murdering a pizza deliveryman for his uniform, then wearing it to shoot down Colorado’s state prison chief; hiring a hit man to kill your parents; stabbing both of your grandfathers to death. Besides the horror, these recent ... Full Story

Officer involved shooting in Larimer County

Officer involved shooting in Larimer County

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) personnel responded to the area of Cherokee Park Road and Cherokee Trail Road, a rural area northwest of Fort Collins near Red Feather Lakes, earlier today on the report of a neighbor dispute. At approximately 5:49 p.m. this afternoon LCSO Dispatch was notified of an officer involved shooting.  One male was reported dead at the scene.  How the man died is being investigated.  The deputy was not injured. Larimer County Sheriff’s Office crime scene ... Full Story

Police as killers, not protectors

Police as killers, not protectors

It is a shame what many police forces have become. Break into the wrong house and kill innocent people. Kill dogs for no reason. Here are four stories that represent the tip of the iceberg. It also seems that none of the police involved feel any remorse or compassion for their victims or their families. After reading these accounts, you will likely be reluctant to call on the police for help;   Police Officer Shot Man Dead for Peeing, Mother Claims in Court May 28, 2013  | SALT LAKE CITY ... Full Story

Thousands of gun deaths since Newtown

Thousands of gun deaths since Newtown

    One Nation Under The Gun: Thousands Of Gun Deaths Since Newtown By Jason Cherkis On the morning of his murder, Feb. 11, Devin Aryal, 9, dressed to the ticking of his race car clock. His collection of stuffed animals, won from those arcade claw games, stared back at him from their perch on his top bunk. Devin felt he had outgrown the cutesy animal prints that had adorned the walls of his Oakdale, Minn., bedroom. He was in fourth grade now, after all. Without telling anyone, he had ... Full Story

Larimer County Sheriff seizes horses

Larimer County Sheriff seizes horses

    Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies and Posse members along with agents from the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Protection seized 20 horses on March 7, from a property in the 500-block of Raspberry Lane in Livermore, Colorado, just south of the Wyoming border. Carl Preyss was cited for 20 counts of Cruelty to Animals, CRS 18-9-202 (1)(a), a class one misdemeanor. Several horses appeared to be underfed and there was no water available to the entire ... Full Story

Fort Collins man sentenced to 16 years

Fort Collins man sentenced to 16 years

  Fort Collins Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison Following DUI Conviction Greeley, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, Ronnie Wayne McDonald (DOB 9/6/83) was sentenced to 16 years in the Department of Corrections for a May 2012 DUI crash that left a 26- year-old woman with serious injuries following a head-on collision. According to police and court records, McDonald, of Fort Collins, was driving his Chevrolet Tahoe on May 11, 2012 when he collided with a Hyundai Sonata ... Full Story

South Dakota Men Arrested In Larimer County for

South Dakota Men Arrested In Larimer County for Marijuana Possession

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Shane Wagner, DOB: 03/26/1985 of Bellfourche, South Dakota and Jeremy Christopherson, DOB:  01/23/1987, of Spearfish, South Dakota for possession of 28.75 ounces of marijuana. The two men were arrested after deputies stopped them for speeding more than 110 miles per hour on I-25 north of Fort Collins at approximately 1:22 this morning. A nine-millimeter Springfield handgun stolen out of Spearfish, South Dakota was also recovered during ... Full Story

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