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Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:03 PM

Man Caught on Video Confronting Woman over Puerto Rico Shirt Charged with Felony Hate Crime

Source: Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO - The Chicago man shown in a viral video berating a woman for wearing a Puerto Rican flag T-shirt has been charged with a felony hate crime.

"After a review of the case, we approved felony hate crimes charges," said Robert Foley, spokesman for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.

Foley said Timothy Trybus faces two counts of felony hate crime, which are enhancements on the charges of misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct he was previously charged with.

Trybus, 62, was arrested Thursday by Cook County Forest Preserve District Police, and is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing at Friday afternoon at the Skokie courthouse...More..




Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/man-caught-on-video-confronting-woman-over-puerto-rico-shirt-charged-with-felony-hate-crime/ar-AAzYdmJ



*VIDEO at Link. Besides the man's actions and comments, it was the apparent inaction of a forest preserve police officer, seen in the background, that elicited heavy criticism..The fallout since the video's dissemination has been swift: The officer, Patrick Connor, who had been placed on desk duty on June 24 during an internal investigation, resigned on Wednesday amid calls for the forest preserve district to terminate his employment.

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Reply Man Caught on Video Confronting Woman over Puerto Rico Shirt Charged with Felony Hate Crime (Original post)
appalachiablue Thursday OP
TeamPooka Thursday #1
mopinko Thursday #4
TeamPooka Thursday #9
Aristus Thursday #2
Obvious85 Thursday #3
yuiyoshida Thursday #5
Leghorn21 Thursday #6
KT2000 Thursday #7
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stopwastingmymoney Thursday #13
colorado_ufo Thursday #14
Mr.Bill Thursday #15
Honeycombe8 Thursday #18
Mr.Bill Thursday #22
Stallion Thursday #16
Honeycombe8 Thursday #17
FailureToCommunicate Thursday #19
cannabis_flower Thursday #20
BobTheSubgenius Thursday #21
DoctorJoJo Thursday #23
Nitram Friday #24
appalachiablue Friday #25

Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:08 PM

1. he should not have been allowed to resign because they should have fired him right away.

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:20 PM

4. everybody deserves due process. he was put on desk duty immediately.

which is what his contract calls for.
even asshole get what their contract calls for.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 07:03 PM

9. you are right

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:18 PM

2. I envision a future of wearing orange for this guy.

And orange ain't in the American flag, asshole!...

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:20 PM

3. YAY!

This is the only way to hold these people accountable: CONSEQUENCES

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:25 PM

5. YES! YES! YES!

fuck him! POS Republican Fox NEWS viewer.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:26 PM

6. Oh hell yeah!!!

GREAT NEWS, thanks blue!!!

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:28 PM

7. Good!!

that was pure harassment of the trumpian kind and it can't be tolerated.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:31 PM

8. I am sure some pro Trump sheriff will offer the officer a job somewhere.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 07:15 PM

10. Good. That is exactly what it is.

It is about time we started prosecuting this crap.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 07:33 PM

11. ...

(Officer) Connor told the victim the suspect (Timothy Trybus) is not a threat & is just a ‘loudmouth,’
but the suspect (Trybus) has a history of battery arrests.

Officer Patrick Connor: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

https://heavy.com/news/2018/07/patrick-connor/

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:04 PM

12. This is an appropriate use of the hate crime law

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:08 PM

13. Good

That asshole deserves it

That video was shocking

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:29 PM

14. This moron doesn't seem to know that Puerto Rico is part of the United States.

Sort of like Trump doesn't know.

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #14)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:43 PM

15. The difference is

This guy was drunk off his ass, and he probably knows it's part of the USA now that he has sobered up.

Trump doesn't drink and he still doesn't know.

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #14)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:48 PM

18. I wonder what that moron's ancestry is.

Would be funny if he had an ancestor from one of Trump's "sh*thole countries."

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #18)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 11:03 PM

22. He comes from a very close-knit family.

His Mom and Dad were brother and sister.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:46 PM

16. FREE-dum

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:47 PM

17. Good! nt

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 09:00 PM

19. The 'hands off' policeman, Patrick Connor, should be charged as well. Disgusting!

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Okay, he resigned. Deserved outcome.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 09:05 PM

20. I'm guessing..

is that if the shirt had said Texas or some other state he wouldn't have harassed her. He is a moron. I wonder if he would be upset about Hawaii or Alaska.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 09:05 PM

21. Good!

Good good good! An example needs to be made!

Bullying assholes like that guy are cowards, and one person he would never try it on is me. Not twice, anyway.

I haven't been in a physical confrontation (apart from controlled training) since I was about 15 and don't care to repeat it. But I'd consider an exception, in his case.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 11:36 PM

23. So Fitting That Both He and the Negligent Cop Are Getting Justice

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Jul 13, 2018, 08:35 AM

24. Yes! Now that's justice! Now we need to get the cop who stood idly by fired.

Stood idly by until a man defended the woman, and then he reacted. Racist!

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Response to Nitram (Reply #24)

Fri Jul 13, 2018, 08:52 AM

25. Idle, indifferent to the racism & not bright knowing he was likely being filmed.

Some understandably think the officer should have been fired, but he resigned first according to the article:

"The fallout since the video's dissemination has been swift: The officer, Patrick Connor, who had been placed on desk duty on June 24 during an internal investigation, resigned on Wednesday amid calls for the forest preserve district to terminate his employment."

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