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Fri Feb 5, 2021, 09:20 PM

 

Politically Charged: Officials create 'fictional gang' to punish Phoenix protesters

Long, but well worth a read. This is Putin-style bullshit that'll spike your blood pressure...

https://www.abc15.com/news/local-news/investigations/protest-arrests/politically-charged-officials-create-fictional-gang-to-punish-phoenix-protesters


Amy Kaper promises she is not a gang member.

The 29-year-old graduate student does not run drugs, traffic guns, or work in any organized crime ring.

But, she did protest police violence last year.

For that, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and the Phoenix Police Department are aggressively prosecuting Kaper — and a group of 17 other defendants, including three minors — for being part of a criminal street gang following an October 17 protest in downtown Phoenix.

In fact, officers and prosecutors allege the group is as dangerous — and in some ways more dangerous — than notorious gangs like the Crips, Bloods, and Hells Angels...


More here:

Inside the case: Watch testimony behind the Phoenix protest gang charges

https://www.abc15.com/news/local-news/investigations/protest-arrests/inside-the-case-watch-testimony-behind-the-phoenix-protest-gang-charges

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Sat Feb 6, 2021, 09:35 PM

1. Used to have to go to the barn for this level of horse crap!

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Sun Feb 7, 2021, 01:01 AM

2. It sure seems like the police just make up the rules as they go.

 

If they don't have something to charge you with, they'll create something, and then charge you with it. It's what one would expect from a totalitarian regime.

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Wed Mar 3, 2021, 09:54 PM

3. UPDATE: This fell apart faster than a $500 Fiat once some light was shined on this

 

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