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https://nypost.com/2020/06/11/doj-charges-more-than-50-protesters-in-nationwide-riots/

DOJ files federal charges against 53 protesters in nationwide riots

The Department of Justice filed charges against 53 protesters for their alleged roles in riots that have broken out across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

The federal charges cover a variety of alleged criminal behavior — including impersonating a US Marshal in Florida, aiming a laser at a police aircraft in Wisconsin and inciting a riot in Illinois that caused damage to more than 50 businesses, according to a DOJ document obtained by Fox News.

About 40 of the arrests were for violent acts, including tossing Molotov cocktails, setting fires or looting stores.

Brandon Wolfe was arrested for swiping items from the Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct on June 3. Cops found him with “body armor, a police-issue duty belt with handcuffs, an earphone piece, baton, and knife” and his name “handwritten in duct tape on the back of the body armor.”

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Wolfe, 23, also had a “riot helmet, 9mm pistol magazine, police radio, and police issue overdose kit” and allegedly confessed to tossing a barrel into the fire at the precinct.

Shamar Betts, 19, allegedly posted Facebook Live video showing him and dozens of others looting a mall in Champaign, Illinois, on May 31.

“We gotta put Champaign/Urbana on the map – expletive – gone hear and fear us too. Slide let’s get busy. Justice for George – expletive,” Betts said on the video, according to the DOJ.

More than 50 businesses including Kohls and a TJ Maxx were vandalized.

John Wesley Mobley Jr. was busted for allegedly flashing “what appeared to be a law enforcement badge” at protesters in Orlando on May 31 and threatening them, “Do you want to get arrested? Do you want to go to jail?”

One protester apparently responded, “He’s a Marshal!”

Mobley, 36, was also allegedly in possession of a BB gun replica of a Glock pistol, handcuffs and a silver badge reading “United States Marshal.”

He’s been convicted twice before for impersonating law enforcement.

The laser beam incidents occurred between May 31 and June 7 when the green lights were shot at FBI and Wisconsin National Guard aircraft. One man, Jeremiah Belen, of Milwaukee, was arrested.

Three men affiliated with the so-called boogaloo movement, whose followers prosecutors say believe in an impending civil war, were also charged by the feds. The trio are accused of plotting to set off explosives in Las Vegas in hopes of spurring a riot.

 

 

 

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania has filed federal charges against the 20-year-old accused of inciting violence and riots in Pittsburgh last Saturday.

On Friday, U.S. Attorney Scott Brady said Brian Bartels was charged with obstruction of law enforcement during a civil disorder.

“His backpack loaded with rocks and spray paint, Bartels came to Saturday’s protest in Pittsburgh to incite violence. Bartels’s actions turned an otherwise peaceful protest into a violent riot that resulted in an evening of destruction throughout downtown Pittsburgh,” Brady said in a release.

The attorney says Bartels was the first to incite the crowd by spray-painting and jumping on the windshield of a Pittsburgh police car.

Brady added that Bartels admitted to his role in the riots.

According to the criminal complaint, Bartels said his motive was, in part, “that he considers himself to be far ‘left’ and that he had become fed up with incidents involving police mistreatment of citizens.”

“He explained that he had previously hoped that he would be able to change things through voting, but nothing changed,” the complaint added.

https://dailycaller.com/2020/06/01/mommy-daddy-antifa-kid-george-floyd-riot/

‘Mommy And Daddy’ Escort ‘Antifa Kid’ Suspected Of Kicking Off Riot To Turn Himself In

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Brian Jordan Bartels, a 20-year-old man who Pittsburgh police said is suspected of inciting violence during a protest, was escorted by his parents as he turned himself in Monday.

Local law enforcement were investigating the destruction of a police SUV when they received an anonymous tip from a co-worker at Amazon who recognized Bartels at the scene of the crime, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The vehicle was set on fire after being tagged with spray paint Saturday, although police officers eventually arrived on horseback to disperse the rioters.

According to a criminal complaint and eyewitness accounts, a woman tried to stop Bartels from damaging the SUV, but he gave her the finger and proceeded to break the car’s windows.

After Bartels was identified, police executed a search warrant at his home Sunday, breaking down the front and back doors when no one responded. They found two guns, six spray paint cans and the sweatshirt worn by Bartels during the demonstration, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

The 20-year-old turned himself in Monday and was escorted by his parents and an attorney. Local news reporters attempted to ask him questions but Bartels ignored them as he walked into the station. He was referred to as “antifa kid” in a Monday tweet by Jason Howerton, but any affiliation with antifa is unclear.

Bartels faces multiple felony charges including criminal mischief, institutional vandalism and riot.

 

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https://www.foxnews.com/politics/doj-announces-federal-charges-against-rioters

DOJ reveals striking details of riot arrests, including helicopter laser strikes and precinct arson

The Justice Department revealed Wednesday it has filed dozens of charges for riot-related federal offenses in the aftermath of George Floyd's in-custody death -- including for aiming a green laser pointer at an FBI aircraft overhead in Milwaukee, torching the Third Precinct police station in Minneapolis, and impersonating a U.S. Marshal in Orlando.

The crackdown comes as President Trump has repeatedly demanded a return to "LAW & ORDER" in the country. Attorney General Bill Barr exclusively told Fox News this week that "focused" investigations of the left-wing Antifa are underway, as well as a review of the role of right-wing groups.

In St. Louis, the feds used social media forensics to track down 19-year-old Devante Coffie, who allegedly broke into the Southside Pawn Shop and stole 32 handguns and two long guns. Coffie "cut himself on the broken glass of the window that had been used to enter the building," the DOJ said.

Investigators identified Coffie after "monitoring social media in an attempt to find information about the burglary," authorities said. "Not only was he trying to sell the firearms on social media, but also a video showed Coffie’s hands had multiple bandages on them.  At the time of his arrest, Coffie had in his possession one of the stolen firearms from the burglary."

Separately, Matthew Michanowicz allegedly placed a "backpack of homemade explosives in downtown" Pittsburgh; Charles Anthony Pittman is accused of arson of Fayetteville's Historic Market House in North Carolina; and Zachary Alexander Karas allegedly possessed Molotov Cocktails in La Mesa, Calif.

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In Champaign, Illinois on May 31, police officers "observed a Facebook post made by Shamar Betts at 10:31 a.m." that "included the statement, 'We gotta put Champaign/Urbana on the map – expletive – gone hear and fear us too. Slide let’s get busy Justice for George – expletive,'" the DOJ said in its document.

The post was allegedly accompanied by a flyer of a stock image of a burning vehicle overlaid with a date and time, "Riot @ MarketPlace Mall" 3:00 p.m., and listed items to bring, including "friends, family, posters, bricks, bookbags, etc," The DOJ said. The flyer also said “After the mall we hitting the whole PROSPECT & NEIL.”

Officers then observed a group of "approximately 50 to 75 people" who were reported to be gathering at the mall, the DOJ said. "The group continued to grow in size, and at approximately 3:12 p.m., the group began breaking out windows at businesses located in the mall and looting merchandise from within."

Prosecutors allege that during this time period, the 19-year-old Betts "posted a Facebook Live video in which he repeatedly states, "Look what a … just started…" and "We out here…"

Betts is accused of inciting a riot in which more than 50 businesses were vandalized, including Gordman’s, Kohls and TJ Maxx.

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https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/06/11/doj-files-dozens-of-charges-against-floyd-rioters-catherine-herridge-got-her-hands-on-them-933302

DOJ files dozens of charges against Floyd rioters. Catherine Herridge got her hands on them.

The Justice Department has begun filing scores of charges against rioters who used the George Floyd incident to loot, burn, and cause damage around the country, including in the nation’s capital.

As reported by CBS News investigative correspondent , charges range from planting explosives, arson, damage to historical property, illegal firearms possession, damage to police vehicles, and in one case, pointing a laser at a law enforcement aircraft, which could have blinded pilots and caused them to crash.

In a tweet, Herridge noted that the Justice Department had launched more than 45 cases against at least 60 suspects.

cases against at least 60 suspects.

 
Fox News reported that the crackdown on rioters includes charges for firing a green laser at an FBI aircraft flying over the city of Minneapolis, as well as burning the Third Precinct police building in that city and someone impersonating a U.S. Marshal in Orlando.
 

President Donald Trump has pledged to restore “law & order” while Attorney General William Barr told the network this week that “focused” investigations into members of Antifa and some Right-wing groups were underway as a result of the widespread rioting and looting.

In a document obtained by Fox News the Justice Department describes in “dramatic detail” how some rioters were arrested among the chaos:

 

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https://americanlookout.com/illinois-man-charged-with-handing-out-explosives-to-rioters-in-minneapolis/

Illinois Man Charged With Handing Out Explosives To Rioters In Minneapolis

When the riots recently began in Minneapolis, there were bad people who saw an opportunity to make things worse.

One example is this guy, Matthew Lee Rupert. He’s not even from Minneapolis, he’s from Illinois. But he found his way to the riot and handed out explosives.

Now he is under arrest.

The Hill reports:

Illinois man charged with handing out explosives to Minneapolis rioters

An Illinois man faces several federal charges after he allegedly handed out explosive devices to rioters in Minneapolis demonstrating against the killing of George Floyd.

Officials charged Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, with civil disorder, carrying on a riot and possession of unregistered destructive devices after he allegedly handed out the explosives last week and encouraged people to throw them at law enforcement.

In videos that were allegedly posted to his Facebook account on Friday, Rupert is heard saying “He’s throwing my bombs” and, “He’s going to bomb the police with them,” after handing a device to a rioter. He’s later heard saying “good shot, my boy” after an audible explosion.

Rupert was arrested Sunday in Chicago after he allegedly violated the city’s curfew. Authorities found several destructive devices when they searched his vehicle, as well as a hammer, a heavy-duty flashlight and cash, according to a Justice Department statement.

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1 hour ago, PPQer said:

https://americanlookout.com/illinois-man-charged-with-handing-out-explosives-to-rioters-in-minneapolis/

Illinois Man Charged With Handing Out Explosives To Rioters In Minneapolis

When the riots recently began in Minneapolis, there were bad people who saw an opportunity to make things worse.

One example is this guy, Matthew Lee Rupert. He’s not even from Minneapolis, he’s from Illinois. But he found his way to the riot and handed out explosives.

Now he is under arrest.

The Hill reports:

Illinois man charged with handing out explosives to Minneapolis rioters

An Illinois man faces several federal charges after he allegedly handed out explosive devices to rioters in Minneapolis demonstrating against the killing of George Floyd.

Officials charged Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, with civil disorder, carrying on a riot and possession of unregistered destructive devices after he allegedly handed out the explosives last week and encouraged people to throw them at law enforcement.

In videos that were allegedly posted to his Facebook account on Friday, Rupert is heard saying “He’s throwing my bombs” and, “He’s going to bomb the police with them,” after handing a device to a rioter. He’s later heard saying “good shot, my boy” after an audible explosion.

Rupert was arrested Sunday in Chicago after he allegedly violated the city’s curfew. Authorities found several destructive devices when they searched his vehicle, as well as a hammer, a heavy-duty flashlight and cash, according to a Justice Department statement.

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I'll bet that sum bitch has at least a 40 IQ

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8 hours ago, Walt Longmire said:

I'll bet that sum bitch has at least a 40 IQ

That's very generous of you.  I wonder if he has any idea what his life will be like from now on?  Do we want him to know and dread it, or do we want it to be a surprise?

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https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/06/fbi-arrests-two-pa-men-accuses-them-of-traveling-with-weapons-to-clevelands-protests.html

FBI arrests two Pa. men, accuses them of traveling with weapons to Cleveland’s protests

Updated Jun 07, 2020; Posted Jun 07, 2020

CLEVELAND, Ohio — FBI agents on Friday arrested two Pennsylvania men and accused them of bringing a weapon and fire-starting materials to demonstrations in downtown Cleveland last weekend.

Brandon Althof Long, 23, and Devon Bryce Poland, 22, face federal charges related to their travel from Erie, about 100 miles northeast of Cleveland, to the protests against police brutality, according to federal court filings. Authorities said more investigations are under way.

More than 3,000 people headed downtown May 30 for what began as a peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd. It later turned violent, as some demonstrators burned police cars and vandalized stores and the Justice Center.

Dozens were arrested, and Long and Poland were the first to face federal charges. Authorities said there is no indication the men belonged to any organized group.

“You may think that you are anonymous. You may think that you escaped the city last Saturday night, but Mr. Poland and Mr. Long thought the same thing,” said Eric Smith, the FBI’s agent in charge of the Cleveland field office.

The duo was originally stopped by Cleveland police and charged with curfew violations. Cleveland police then turned the case over to the FBI who filed charges Friday of transporting a firearm in furtherance of civil disobedience; using fire or an explosive device to commit a felony; and participating or carrying on a riot.

The men were arrested at 6 a.m. Friday and held without bond, pending a hearing before a federal magistrate next week.

Affidavits unsealed Friday revealed that the men allegedly brought a pistol, spray paint and fire-starting equipment to the protests.

Authorities searched their iPhones and reviewed Facebook messages that showed they discussed purchasing supplies to make a Molotov cocktail as they planned to head to Cleveland. Poland appeared hesitant, saying his future wife needed him, according to the affidavits.

Long, however, was insistent, the affidavits said.

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime thing you can witness and maybe participate in,” Long wrote to Poland before they left Erie, according to the affidavits. “Or tell her you gotta go overthrow the government first.”

Poland later asked, “Should we bring Molotov supplies?”

Long responded: “Sadly enough, I think I have everything needed for a Molotov in my car. Like normal.”

Cleveland police detectives spotted Long walking near his SUV parked near an alley off Huron Avenue at 11:55 p.m. Saturday, almost four hours after the city’s curfew began. In his car, officers found that he had a .45-caliber Glock, two bottles of fire starters, paint, a hammer and a bottle of whiskey, which appeared to have been stolen.

Long said he carried the Glock for protection, but he denied that he carried it with him during the violent protests.

The men were later released from Cleveland police, and they returned to Erie. The FBI later obtained authorization to search the men’s phones, and Kiesel found the messages about the men’s plans to head to Cleveland.

“Cleveland seems like a better spot to riot watch,” Long told Poland in one of the messages, according to the affidavits. “Police are shooting tear gas. Pittsburgh hasn’t had much of that.”

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman told reporters Friday that it was clear that there were “out-of-state agitators who hijacked last weekend’s peaceful protests for their own purposes.” He said authorities are working on other investigations “involving a series of individuals who are responsible for the destruction of our downtown.”

However, Cleveland police, Herdman the FBI and the criminal affidavit provided no evidence that the two men participated in any acts of violence or vandalism during their time in downtown Cleveland.

Long’s attorney, Mitchell Yelsky of Cleveland, said his client “enjoys the exact same constitutional protections and guarantees as everyone in this country. That includes the right to be presumed innocent, the right to freely travel the interstates and roadways, the right to peacefully assemble and the right to express political views, including extreme political views.”

Poland’s attorney, Marie Goellner, could not be reached.

Authorities stressed that investigators are working to find those who committed crimes in the city last weekend.

“If you burned a car, broke into a store or beat somebody up, then we are going to find you and hold you responsible,” Herdman said.

Calvin Williams, Cleveland’s police chief, agreed: “A lot of people came here to tear down our city. We can’t let that happen.”

Williams and other city and federal leaders said they welcome peaceful protests, which they called a cornerstone of democracy. Other protests are scheduled for this weekend in Cleveland and other cities across the state.

“We’re prepared,” Williams said. “We are prepared.”

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https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2020/6/1/21277363/lets-start-riot-galesburg-man-federal-charge-related-rioting-chicago

‘Let’s start a riot’: Galesburg man hit with federal charge related to rioting in Chicago

The charges come as U.S. officials seek to determine if extremist groups infiltrated protests nationwide and tipped peaceful demonstrations toward violence.

By Jon Seidel and Frank Main  Updated Jun 1, 2020, 6:03pm CDT
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A man from downstate Galesburg who allegedly appears on video rioting, looting and urging attacks against the police has been hit with what appears to be the first federal criminal charge related to the violence this weekend in Chicago.

Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, has been charged in an eight-page criminal complaint in federal court in Minnesota with civil disorder, carrying on a riot and possession of unregistered destructive devices. The complaint alleges Rupert participated in looting and rioting in Minneapolis in response to the police killing of George Floyd before moving on to Chicago.

In a removal hearing held by telephone Monday before U.S. District Chief Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer in Chicago, Rupert maintained his innocence through his attorney but didn’t challenge being taken in custody back to Minnesota.

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Chicago police arrested Rupert and others at 2:21 a.m. Sunday for violating Chicago’s emergency curfew, according to the complaint. When police searched his vehicle, they found “several destructive devices” similar to what he had been using in Minneapolis, it states. He also had a hammer, a flashlight and cash.

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https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2020/6/1/21277363/lets-start-riot-galesburg-man-federal-charge-related-rioting-chicago

‘Let’s start a riot’: Galesburg man hit with federal charge related to rioting in Chicago

The charges come as U.S. officials seek to determine if extremist groups infiltrated protests nationwide and tipped peaceful demonstrations toward violence.

By Jon Seidel and Frank Main  Updated Jun 1, 2020, 6:03pm CDT
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A man from downstate Galesburg who allegedly appears on video rioting, looting and urging attacks against the police has been hit with what appears to be the first federal criminal charge related to the violence this weekend in Chicago.

Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, has been charged in an eight-page criminal complaint in federal court in Minnesota with civil disorder, carrying on a riot and possession of unregistered destructive devices. The complaint alleges Rupert participated in looting and rioting in Minneapolis in response to the police killing of George Floyd before moving on to Chicago.

In a removal hearing held by telephone Monday before U.S. District Chief Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer in Chicago, Rupert maintained his innocence through his attorney but didn’t challenge being taken in custody back to Minnesota.

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Chicago police arrested Rupert and others at 2:21 a.m. Sunday for violating Chicago’s emergency curfew, according to the complaint. When police searched his vehicle, they found “several destructive devices” similar to what he had been using in Minneapolis, it states. He also had a hammer, a flashlight and cash.

Nice grill dipshit.  He needs a shovel to the face.

Hammer, flashlight, and cash - okay, what else?  Car owners manual, cell phone, and a half eaten bag of Cheetos?  There is nothing illegal about a hammer, flashlight, or cash.  Are they trying to criminalize those items too?

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I've been sticking to federal charges because most of the liberal jurisdictions will probably drop charges.  Here are the only two who will probably be charged by a liberal state:  alleged Trump supporters for threatening.  Notice the "peaceful protest" spin in the article.

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MANCHESTER, NH — Two men were arrested on felony riot and criminal threatening charges Saturday after an incident toward the end of the Black Lives Matter march in Manchester.

According to police, the march and demonstration was "peaceful," without any problems, with attendees being "very respectful of others, as well as police," from 10 a.m. until around 1 p.m.

"There were no arrests made," said Heather Hamel, the public information officer for the Manchester Police Department.

At the end of the protest, about 100 people, including members of Antifa, an anti-fascist, leftwing, militant group that some blame for instigating riots and violence across the country during the past few years, marched on police headquarters, according to Jeffrey Hastings, who heard from police, including Chief Carlo Capano, that movement members were involved. While marching to police headquarters, two men confronted them.

"Around 1:30, a truck drove up and the occupants and the protestors had a verbal altercation," Hamel said. "In a nearby parking lot, one of the occupants of the truck got out and displayed a gun. Manchester police officers took that individual and one other into custody."

Later, the department said Scott Kimball, 43, of Manchester, and Mark Kimball, 19, of an unknown address, were both arrested on riot and criminal threatening charges, both felonies.

Lt. Shawn McCabe of the Manchester Police Department said the department was not releasing the communities where the two live at this time. Patch later learned from Facebook that the elder Kimball resides in Manchester.

According to police, protesters have been gathering near the police headquarters for a number of hours.

"While the agency is still open, the building is closed for the safety of our officers and employees," Hamel said.

Jay Surdukowski, a Concord attorney, Democrat, and candidate for the District 2 Executive Council seat, first reported the arrest on Twitter, noting that one of men involved had a Donald Trump flag on his truck.

 

Man who was said to have a Trump flag on his truck and pulled a gun at #BlackLivesMatter in Manchester, New Hampshire, appears to have just been arrested with one other fellow in front of a police station. #BlackLivesMatter #GeorgeFloyd #nhpolitics #BLM #riots2020 pic.twitter.com/hwlKCQxd99
— Jay Surdukowski (@Jay1043) May 30, 2020

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https://www.indystar.com/story/news/crime/2020/06/03/indianapolis-riots-police-say-man-fired-rifle-toward-officers/3138370001/

Man faces federal charges after police say he fired rifle toward officers during riot

A 23-year-old man faces federal charges after police say he fired an AR-15-style rifle toward officers during riots Saturday night in Downtown Indianapolis.

Antonio Wooden was arrested by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers on Tuesday, according to a Wednesday afternoon news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

The Indianapolis resident had a warrant out for his arrest in Ohio, the release said. He faces two gun charges, including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Fugitive from Justice.

A video from Saturday night's protests showed Wooden pointing the rifle in the direction of IMPD officers and shooting at least one round, according to a federal complaint against Wooden.

Officers were deploying tear gas near the intersection of Market Street and North Pennsylvania Avenue as peaceful protests during the day devolved into riots at night, when people broke windows, started fires and sprayed graffiti on buildings.

Indianapolis riots: What we know about Saturday night's protests

The video showed Wooden moving closer to officers on Market Street before more shots are heard, the document says. The video did not show those shots because the person recording it had started to run north before they were fired.

nvestigators found a Facebook page belonging to Wooden, the documents said. Posts from that night included a photo that showed him holding the rifle in front of U.S. Sen. Mike Braun's office and a post that said "I just became an icon Indiana."

IMPD officers arrested Wooden on Tuesday outside his home, which they then searched. The documents say officers found a rifle in the chimney, marijuana, ammunition and the goggles and mask Wooden wore the night of the riots.

After his arrest, Wooden told officers that it was him carrying the rifle and that he did point it at IMPD officers, the federal complaint said.

“Mr. Wooden was not peaceably protesting, he was terrorizing and endangering the lives of those that were, including the police officers,” U.S. Attorney Josh J. Minkler said in the news release.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives reviewed the YouTube video and social media posts.

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Why Aren’t the Out-of-State Rioters Facing FEDERAL Charges?
by Tim Brown

On Friday, I reported that of those arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina, 70% of the provocateurs and rioters were from out of state. However, one writer is now questioning why they are not facing federal charges of crossing state lines in order to engage in rioting and destruction.

James Lonstreet writes at The American Thinker that the Department of Justice has a “disinterest for certain laws” and it has engaged in “non-enforcement of the law has become sport in the past eight years.”

Lonstreet says that the number of out of state rioters who have been arrested should pique the interest of the DOJ, but it doesn’t. Instead, the Justice Department has become so corrupt that it no longer seeks justice.

He then concludes, “There are two clarities. The administration has sympathies in one direction, and the Department of Justice has disinterest in another direction.”

This is not the first time that Lonstreet has brought this issue up. In 2014, he wrote on the issue when it was the New Black Panthers stirring up rioting in Ferguson, Missouri. At that time, he cited the same law and wrote, “The proof is for all to see. The New Black Panthers once again are not prosecuted at the choice of federal authorities. (Recall Philadelphia polling incident.) Need we mention who those authorities are?”

Picking and choosing which laws to enforce is problematic for sure. This administration not only often targets innocent Americans, but then allows the lawless to escape punishment. Perhaps it’s time the people brought justice upon their criminal representatives in DC and institute new government, as the Declaration of Independence advises us to do.

Reposted With Permission From Freedom Outpost

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12 hours ago, RenoF250 said:

Using my finely honed judging skills, I would say Shamar has a chance to get on the right track, just has not been given the right direction.  Face tattoos = fail and the two white dudes just look like total losers.

Burn 'em all in the same barrel.

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The parade of ugly continues.  These idiots don't understand that LEO have 8 hours a day to sift through pictures and video to find them.  This is pretty nifty work, spotting her finger tattoos.

https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/washington-state-woman-arrested-accused-of-setting-5-police-vehicles-ablaze-in-george-floyd-riots

Washington state woman arrested, accused of setting 5 police vehicles ablaze in George Floyd riots

SEATTLE, Wash. - A 25-year-old Tacoma woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly lighting five unmarked Seattle police vehicles on fire during riots at the end of last month.

Margaret Aislinn Channon faces federal arson charges in connection with the incident, according to U.S. Attorney Brian Moran.

“This defendant was captured by multiple cameras using an accelerant, lit like a blowtorch, to start fires in five vehicles,” Moran said in a statement.

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The alleged arsons happened on May 30 around the area of Sixth Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle. Local police abandoned the nearby East Precinct building, at 12th Avenue and Pine Street, earlier this week following violent protests that followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.

Demonstrators have moved in to the surrounding neighborhood and declared it a “cop-free” area that they call the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone.”

But investigators with the Seattle Police Department, the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms saw Channon in multiple videos taken in the area over a two-day span from May 29 to 30.

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Images included in the criminal complaint show a masked woman torching vehicles.

A separate image shows a woman raising her hands across from police – and in it tattoos on her knuckles are visible. Authorities said that the comparison of photos of the alleged arsonist on May 30 with photos of Channon on May 29 matched features in other known photos of her from official documents and her social media accounts.

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While executing a search warrant at her home, authorities said they confirmed the tattoos and found clothing and other accessories that she was allegedly wearing in the videos.

“The First Amendment guarantees Americans the right to express their opinions and peacefully protest,” said FBI Special Agent in Charge Raymond Duda of the Seattle Field Office. “What it does not provide is the right to invoke violence under the guise of free speech.”

Federal arson charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison if convicted. Channon is due in court Friday afternoon.

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