Kamala Harris Aide, Brandon Kiel, Impersonated Cop with Fake “Masonic Fraternal PD”

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Brandon Kiel, AG Kamala Harris Aide, Impersonated Cop with Fake “Masonic Fraternal PD”

Brandon Kiel, aide to CA AG Kamala Harris, charged with impersonating cop

Brandon Kiel, an aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, has been placed administrative leave following his arrest for claiming to represent the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department,” which is a fake organization.

Los Angeles Times: “Suspicions about the Masonic Fraternal Police Department — whose members trace their origins to the Knights Templar — were aroused when various police chiefs in Southern California received a letter in late January that announced new leadership for the group.”

David Henry, 46, and Tonette Hayes, 56, were also arrested. Kiel was arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer. Investigators discovered they set up the fraudulent police department, including weapons, badges, uniforms and police cruisers.

Brandon Kiel and his accomplices claimed they were running the organization to protect Masonic interests. They even wrote letters to law enforcement agencies stating the 3,000-year old organization had jurisdiction in 33 states and Mexico City.

Elton Simpson ID’d as 1 of 2 Gunmen in Muhammad Art Exhibit Attack

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Elton Simpson ID’d as 1 of 2 Gunmen in Muhammad Art Exhibit Attack (Photo Credit: ABC News Video Screengrab)

Elton Simpson ID’d in Muhammad art exhibit attack

Elton Simpson has been identified as one of two gunmen in the Muhammad art exhibit attack in Garland Texas.

The event was hosted by Pamela Geller at an arena in Garland.

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According to ABC News, officials suspect Simpson was behind several Twitter messages sent out before the attack, the last of which came half an hour before the shooting and used the hashtag “#texasattack.”

“May Allah accept us as mujahideen [those engaged in jihad],” the tweet said.

Simpson was well known to the FBI. Five years ago he was convicted for lying to federal agents. He denied talking about traveling to Somalia in 2009 to engage in “violent jihad,” when, in fact, he had, according to the federal indictment.

On March 14, 2011, U.S. District Judge Mary Murguia found Simpson guilty of making a false statement to the FBI, but wrote that there was “insufficient evidence to support that the false statement ‘involved’ international terrorism.” He received three years’ probation. Source: Dallas Morning News

Alexia Christian Killed in Police-Involved Shooting After Gunfire Exchange in Patrol Car

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Alexia Christian Killed in Police-Involved Shooting After Gunfire Exchange in Patrol Car

Alexia Christian killed in officer-involved shooting

Alexia Christian, 25, has been identified as the suspect killed in a police-involved shooting in downtown Atlanta on Thursday evening after exchanging gunfire with an officer while inside a patrol car.

The shooting occurred in front of the Atlanta police station near Underground Atlanta on Pryor Street.

Christian was taken into custody after police found her in a stolen vehicle. Officers found drugs and learned she had a warrant after they detained her.

Atlanta Police spokesman Maj. Darin Schierbaum said shortly after she was detained, she “opened fire with a handgun or with a weapon firing at least twice at the officers. The officers retreated and opened fire,” he added.

Alexia Christian was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

 

Plaxico Burress Indicted for Failing to Pay $43K in NJ State Taxes

Plaxico Burress indicted

Plaxico Burress Indicted for Failing to Pay $43K in NJ State Taxes

Plaxico Burress indicted

Former NFL player Plaxico Burress was indicted for failing to pay $47,903 in New Jersey state taxes, police said on Thursday.

Burress, 37, faces one count of issuing a bad check or electronic funds transfer and one count of willful failure to pay state tax. He faces a maximum of five years in state prison on the charges with are both third-degree felonies. He also faces a $15,000 fine.

According to reports, Plaxico Burress filed his 2013 income tax return with the New Jersey Division of Taxation in 2014. The electronic payment to cover the taxes was returned.  They allege Burress was contacted but never responded.

Plaxico Burress is the first to be charged under a new New Jersey law that makes it a crime to send insufficient electronic payments.

An arraignment date has not been set yet.

Mother of Baltimore Rioter Allen Bullock REGRETS Telling Him to Turn Himself In

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Mother of Baltimore Rioter Allen Bullock Regrets Telling Him to Turn Himself In (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Baltimore rioter Allen Bullock

The mother of Baltimore rioter Allen Bullock, 18, regrets telling her son to turn himself in because he is facing eight years in prison and being held on $500,000 bail.

Bullock was seen smashing a car windscreen with a traffic cone. He appeared on the cover of the Baltimore Sun last Sunday. His stepfather, Maurice Hawkins, told him to “do the right thing” and turn himself in.

Now his mother regrets he ever did that because they cannot come up with the money for his bail.

In an interview with the UK Guardian, the teen’s mother, Bobbi Smallwood, said, “If they let him go he could at least save some money and pay them back for the damage he did.”

His stepfather, however, stands by his decision saying, “I know what would happen to him if he hadn’t.” Adding, “By turning himself in he also let me know he was growing as a man and he recognised what he did was wrong.”

Bobbi Smallwood defended her son saying, “He was dead wrong and he does need to be punished. But he wasn’t leading this riot. He hasn’t got that much power.”

My Two Cents:  Yes, Miss Smallwood, your son had the power to walk away from vandalism but he chose not to. He has a string of minor convictions as a juvenile for theft. He posted a message on Facebook in honor of Freddie Gray:  “This for you I miss you already… I’m in here crying shit ain’t going to stop I don’t care about that locked up shit.” That says it all. He had no regrets about his actions until that $500,000 bail got in the way.

Ebony Monique Dickens Arrested After Making Threats on Facebook to Kill White Cops

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Ebony Monique Dickens Arrested After Making Threats on Facebook to Kill White Cops (Photo Credit: MyFoxAtlanta Video Screengrab)

Ebony Monique Dickens threatens to kill white cops

Ebony Monique Dickens was arrested by police and federal agents for making threats on Facebook to kill white police officers.

Dickens, who posted under the name Tiffany Milan, was arrested in her East Point, Ga., home on Wednesday.

Police released part of her post to FOX 5. In it, she says “all black ppl should rise up and shoot at every white cop in the nation starting now.” Police said later on Dickens wrote, “I thought about shooting every white cop I see in the head until I’m caught by the police or killed by them. Ha!!!! I think I can pull it off. Might kill a least 15 tomorrow. I’m plotting now.” Source: MyFoxAtlanta

Ebony Monique Dickens admitted she posted the threats, saying she didn’t think it was a big deal. As of Wednesday night, she is still behind bars. Her bond was set at $10,000 and her social media accounts suspended, MyFoxAtlanta reports.

Temitope Adebamiro Charged with Killing Husband Over Cheating with Sister, Nanny’s Daughter

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Temitope Adebamiro Charged with Killing Husband Over Cheating with Sister, Nanny’s Daughter (Photo Credit: 6ABC Video Screengrab)

Delaware police charged Temitope Adebamiro, 35, with first degree murder in the stabbing death of her husband, Adeyinka Adebamiro, in their home after the two argued about him cheating on her with her sister and their nanny’s daughter.

New Castle County police were called to the home early on Thursday because of an “unknown problem.” They found her in bloody clothes and her husband suffering from a stab wound to the chest.

The husband’s death was ruled a homicide by the Delaware Division of Forensic Science, News Journal reports.

Adebamiro and her husband were married for more than 10 years. She told police he had physically abused her while she was pregnant, sent her to Nigeria on multiple occasions and cheated on her with several women. She said he sent her to Nigeral last Christmas so he could spend it with the nanny’s daughter.

The argument that led to the fatal stabbing began when the husband found photos on his wife’s cellphone that she had taken of photos he had stored on his cellphone. The photos were of Temitope Adebamiro’s sister and the nanny’s daughter.

Damon Clay in Medically Induced Coma After Pot of Boiling Rice Thrown on Him

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Atlanta Teen Damon Clay in Coma After Pot of Boiling Rice Thrown on Him (Photo Credit: WSB-TV Video Screengrab)

An Atlanta teen is on life support in a medically induced coma after he was burned over 70 percent of his body when two other teens threw a pot of boiling rice on him as he slept.

The teen has been identified as Damon Clay. His attackers, Quintavious Barber, 19, and Malik Moton, 18, are facing aggravated assault and cruelty to children charges.

The teens accused Damon Clay, 17, of stealing a Playstation 3 game console. They waited until he was asleep to throw the boiling rice on him.

Clay, who has had brushes with the law including being jailed for burglary, was supposed to have been supervised by a minister who promised him shelter and guidance. His family said that did not happen.

Police: Dantavious Chatman Killed in Front of 3-Year-Old Daughter

Police: Dantavious Chatman Killed in Front of 3-Year-Old Daughter

Police: Dantavious Chatman Killed in Front of 3-Year-Old Daughter (Photo Credit: WSB-TV Video Screengrab)

Police are searching for the killer of Dantavious Chatman, who was gunned down in front of his 3-year-old daughter as they waited at a bus stop in Atlanta.

Police say someone got out of a car on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway and shot Chatman multiple times and then drove off.

Dantavious Chatman’s mother, Veronica Tuggle, decried the shooting, saying, “What kind of animal would do this in front of a 3-year-old baby? Please tell me. I want to know why. Why did this young man kill my son in front of a 3-year-old? In front of his 3-year-old,” WSB-TV reports.

Milton GA Man Douglas Laponzina Arrested After Calling Black Residents “N*ggers” & Threatening to Shoot Them

Milton GA Man Douglas Laponzina Arrested After Calling Black Residents "N*ggers" & Threatening to Shoot Them

Milton GA Man Douglas Laponzina Arrested After Calling Black Residents “N*ggers” & Threatening to Shoot Them (Photo Credit: Fulton County/2011)

Milton GA resident Douglas Laponzina used racial slurs

Racial hatred rears it ugly head in the north Fulton county city of Milton, Ga. Douglas Todd Laponzina, who is white, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and impersonating a public officer after he accosted three black individuals in 13000 block of Sunfish Bend in Milton, Ga., Monday night. He allegedly used racial slurs to the three individuals.

According to the incident report, Douglas Laponzina accosted Jason McDonald as he skateboarded on Sunfish Bend, along with Tyara Hooks and Symaryae Myers. He allegedly told them, “if you f*cking n*ggers don’t get out of the street, I am going to call the cops.” He drove to his residence and “emerged from the rear of his house with what appeared to be a shotgun,” the incident report said. Laponzina then pointed the gun at the three individuals. McDonald told the Officer C. C. Sproles, who reported to the scene, that Laponzina told them “he was an officer of the law” while holding a gun in his hand.

One of the victims recorded the frightening encounter using a cellphone, which showed Douglas Laponzina’s aggressive behavior.  Hooks said she ran because she feared for her life. They all said they feared the encounter would turn physical because Laponzina threatened to shoot them. The victims say he reeked of alcohol and appeared to be inebriated.

In addition to arresting warrants on aggravated assault and impersonating an officer, the Officer C.C. Sproles applied for a search warrant for his residence on Sunfish Bend, in search of the firearm involved in the altercation with the black residents. Police found several firearms inside his home, including 9 mm Luger/Tec-9, Daisy 188 BB pellet gun, Romanian SAR 1 (AK-47) and another pellet gun.

Douglas Laponzina engaged in similar behavior at Wild Wings Cafe in Alpharetta in October, 2014, during which he engaged in aggressive behavior with a firearm toward another individual.