Ferguson police identify officer in Michael Brown shooting

posted at 10:41 am on August 15, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

The Ferguson police released the name of the officer involved in the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, whose death set off a riot and then a tense standoff with police in the St. Louis suburb. The shooter was Officer Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the Ferguson police force, who was treated for injuries and has not — as yet — been considered the target of a criminal investigation. However, the police also released the report of the incident, which stated that Brown himself was considered the prime suspect in another crime:

The police officer who fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown, prompting days of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and rallies nationwide, has been identified as Darren Wilson.

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson made the announcement Friday morning, having previously refused citing concerns over the officer’s safety.

Jackson said that Wilson had been an officer in the force for six years and no disciplinary action was taken against him. Wilson was treated for injuries after the shooting, Jackson said.

According to the police report, this incident may have been the consequence of an earlier strong-arm robbery. Another Ferguson police officer had been investigating a strong-arm robbery at a convenience store and had seen several angles from the store’s surveillance cameras of the suspects. The officer identified Brown as the primary suspect, and the witness to the shooting that has been talking with the media about those circumstances as Brown’s suspected partner in the robbery. Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly captured the report page in this tweet:

It is worth remembering that this incident is related to another incident detailed under Ferguson Police Report #2014-12391 as well as St. Louis County Police Report #2014-43984. In that incident, Brown was fatally wounded involving an office of this department. I responded to that scene and observed Brown. After viewing Brown and reviewing this video, I was able to confirm that Brown is the primary suspect in this incident. A second person, also at that scene, identified himself as being with Brown. That person was later identified as Dorian Johnson. After observing Johnson and reviewing the video, I confirmed that he is the second suspect in this incident.

That was the investigating officer’s opinion, not an adjudicated fact — but it does suggest why a confrontation between Brown, Johnson, and the police may have escalated quickly. Reilly also tweeted four pictures from the camera system in the report:

Reilly was one of the two journalists arrested on Wednesday night in Ferguson. Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post is the other, and is also tweeting from the same report. Lowery notes here that the convenience store was a Quik Trip:

One Quik Trip was destroyed in the riot that led to the police response this week. There may be more than one Quik Trip in Ferguson, but if it’s the same one that burned this week, it would be a very strange coincidence.

The police didn’t have much else to say, which made some residents angry — but not all that many, Lowery reports:

Today’s reveal raises all sorts of questions, not the least of which is why the Ferguson PD didn’t release the information about the Quik Trip robbery sooner. It doesn’t justify shooting an unarmed man in the back as he’s running away if that’s actually what happened, but that claim came from the man who is a suspected accomplice in the earlier robbery — and would explain why the police officer might have taken an interest in Brown and Johnson in the first place. Assuming that the officer investigating the strong-arm robbery is correct in identifying Brown and Johnson, it calls into question the entire narrative of the shooting that has been provided mainly by Johnson himself.

If the Ferguson police had been more forthcoming about the incident up front, much of this week’s drama might have been avoided, or at least somewhat mitigated.

Update: Expect this to come up a lot in the days ahead:

If Brown and Johnson were fleeing from a felony theft, the shooting may have been justified under Missouri law — which may explain why the police handed out the report on the strong-arm robbery. But they still have not released the report on the shooting itself, and it doesn’t explain why it took six days to get around to discussing the robbery.


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I’m the King of Prussia, glad to meet ya! We have any five-star generals hereabouts to join in the greetings?

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:07 PM

No military expertise here. But does Oprah’s ghost writer count…?

JohnGalt23 on August 15, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Not as much as JFK’s, but you’re still a super-VIP like me and Aquakid the Amazing, World-Renowned Lawyerguy.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:21 PM

I rarely make things personal, unless I am trying to joke, but in this case Jimbo3/Jim56 has bragged out loud about being a top notch attorney. If I ever bragged out loud here about being the best of the best pilot…..well I am just ask me!

HonestLib on August 15, 2014 at 1:15 PM

Jim56 has never bragged about being a top notch attorney. Please show me where I did.

And I am not a criminal lawyer but am an old one.

jim56 on August 15, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Except here it looks like he shoved the owner out of the way AFTER the robbery. (And I doubt the cop knew about the shove when he tried to arrest the kid). jim56 on August 15, 2014 at 2:16 PM

The robbery was ongoing so long as he was in the store moron, meaning that the assault took place during a robbery.

What if someone shoots the owner of the store he’s robbing after he is handed the money? Does that not count as having occurred during the robbery? I know you’re trying really heard here to defend liberalism, but that doesn’t mean that you have to defend criminals. Or does it…?

Akzed on August 15, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Next you claim that “if the detainment was illegal or if the pig is acting under color of law” then you have the right to fight the cop. That is ludicrous. If you assaulted the cop, then the detainment was not illegal because you assaulted him.

It worries me people think this way. How can you detain someone for something that hasn’t happened yet?

When a pig tells you to stop, he is detaining you. If he has no grounds to detain you and proceeds to get physical with you, he is assaulting you. If you fight back, that does not justify the initial detainment.

You’re very confused. Visit freethoughtproject.com

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Smells like teen spirit.

(h/t Nirvana)

tanked59 on August 15, 2014 at 2:13 PM

And he passed the bar exam while still in kindergarten. I’m impressed, I tell ya!!

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Why would you assume someone must be a lawyer to understand the law or civil rights?

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Larry Elder ‏@larryelder 1h

In ’13 Chicago alone, 10 killed weekly, mostly black, mostly unsolved, almost all by other blacks. Relocate the #Ferguson news team!

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:26 PM

When a pig tells you to stop, he is detaining you. If he has no grounds to detain you and proceeds to get physical with you, he is assaulting you. If you fight back, that does not justify the initial detainment.

Most places the police can detain you for a certain amount of time with no charge. I’m not saying whether that’s right or wrong, but that is the way it is.

Resisting is not a smart response. I’m not saying whether that’s right or wrong, but that is the way it is.

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:30 PM

And he passed the bar exam while still in kindergarten. I’m impressed, I tell ya!!

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Hilarious!

“With the lights out, it’s less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us”

Nirvana

tanked59 on August 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

I thought there was one other eyewitness, a woman pedestrian who claimed to have seen what happened. The article said she recorded events (on her phone, or something) after the shooting, but that she also claimed to have witnessed the shooting. Is that not true?

AZCoyote on August 15, 2014 at 1:51 PM

AFAIK she did a TV interview, but is not a “legal” eyewitness. Also it took a long time for her to come forward as an “eyewitness”, which also makes things a bit dicey.

There were people hanging around after the shooting, but that’s pretty much meaningless legally – as is any phonecam video of the aftermath. It’s like recording the destruction left by a tornado but having missed recording the tornado itself.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM

The problem there will be with any eyewitness is that they didn’t notice, or paid no attention to, the incident until they heard a shot. A post-first shot witness will not know the whole story.

(Exception of course for Brown’s apprentice, who has little credibility.)

slickwillie2001 on August 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Why would you assume someone must be a lawyer to understand the law or civil rights?

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM

I’m sorry, I mistook you for just a simple atty, when you’re obviously a Justice Of The Supreme Court of the United States, then! My bad!

I just became Emperor Of Earth myself. It’s good we’re here to share our expertise! But what we really need is Stephen Hawking to join us. I suspect Steve is also hiding behind some silly username. (We can call him “Steve”, by the way – a perk of being VIPS, y’know.)

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

So Aquateen seriously, what type of bread did you mom used to make the grilled cheese? And did you dip it in the Campbells Tomato Soup?

CW on August 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Misty Nicole ‏@CoCoTide 1m

Like I said if he did steel cigars, u do NOT shoot & kill a child. U arrest him! #MikeBrown should not be dead over 6 cigars! #Ferguson

Some have said he was 17. At what age can you buy nicotine in Ferguson, MO?

The store clerk is a hero. He was protecting a child from the evils of tobacco–with a capital “T.”

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Most places the police can detain you for a certain amount of time with no charge.

Incorrect. A pig need reasonable, articulable suspicion to execute a Terry stop. Otherwise they have no right to stop you or detain you for any amount of time.

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

But…Brown didn’t kill anybody.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 1:29 PM

eh would prefer that criminals kill a few cops first… just to balance things out. Like those dirty Jews./

faraway on August 15, 2014 at 1:31 PM

*spit-take* *laughter*

Oh, and BTW, funny how you backed away from the “he just stole some cigar” claim..

melle1228 on August 15, 2014 at 2:16 PM

I did? Where? Allow me to reaffirm: The mitigatory revelation offered by the police today is that Brown was stopped as a suspect in a case where he got into a scuffle over a package of cigar wrappers.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

The problem there will be with any eyewitness is that they didn’t notice, or paid no attention to, the incident until they heard a shot. A post-first shot witness will not know the whole story.

(Exception of course for Brown’s apprentice, who has little credibility.)

slickwillie2001 on August 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Yup.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Akzed on August 15, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Good questions. When does a robbery (with assault) begin, and when does it end?

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:36 PM

I did? Where? Allow me to reaffirm: The mitigatory revelation offered by the police today is that Brown was stopped as a suspect in a case where he got into a scuffle over a package of cigar wrappers.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Please tell us again that if a dude a foot taller than you is choking you, and you have a gun on you that you wouldn’t at least threaten the guy choking you with it..

melle1228 on August 15, 2014 at 2:37 PM

I actually drove my BMW to a steak lunch and now am back at work finishing a presentation for a Fortune 50 company.

How is your fascinating day going, pig jock sniffer?

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Driving a 1977 BMW and eating minute steaks for lunch isn’t something to be proud of.

RickB on August 15, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Taco Bell actually has steak, you can get it in the Steak Gordita among other menu items.

slickwillie2001 on August 15, 2014 at 2:38 PM

If I hear the term “on the ground” in place of “there” one more time, I’m gonna hurl.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:38 PM

So Aquateen seriously, what type of bread did you mom used to make the grilled cheese? And did you dip it in the Campbells Tomato Soup?

CW on August 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

NTTAWWT

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Am I supposed to be persuaded by the idea that alleged robbery is justification for murder without trial? That’s meant to convince anyone that Browns killing was justified? If you are trying to prove that this isn’t about race, try not suggesting that the penalty for robbery while black is death.
libfreeordie on August 15, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Your paragon of virtue also assaulted a police officer after (allegedly) robbing a convenience store by using (allegedly) strongarm tactics…and this paragon’s (alleged) accomplice appears to have been (allegedly) lying his patoot off to all who would listen…

Newtie and the Beauty on August 15, 2014 at 2:39 PM

The problem there will be with any eyewitness is that they didn’t notice, or paid no attention to, the incident until they heard a shot. A post-first shot witness will not know the whole story.

(Exception of course for Brown’s apprentice, who has little credibility.)

slickwillie2001 on August 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

You know what else is cool about this? There’s no dash-cam video. They must not have those in Ferguson.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 2:40 PM

(We can call him “Steve”, by the way – a perk of being VIPS, y’know.)

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Pshaw! He lets me call him “Wheels.”

What can I say? Being Grand Mufti of the Solar System has its advantages.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Taco Bell actually has steak, you can get it in the Steak Gordita among other menu items.

slickwillie2001 on August 15, 2014 at 2:38 PM

What? You mean to imply our esteemed legal expert just stopped by Taco Bell after playing soccer? Stop lying – he’s so important that Obama personally serves him waygu at just a click of Aquakid’s fingers! He’s important, dammit! Really!!

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Some have said he was 17. At what age can you buy nicotine in Ferguson, MO?

The store clerk is a hero. He was protecting a child from the evils of tobacco–with a capital “T.”

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

I don’t know why they say he’s 17. I live 2 miles from where the incident occurred and the entire story came out before the hucksters came to town and national media decided to change the narrative and he was and always had been 18. Brown assaulted the officer and tried to take his weapon.

MobileVideoEngineer on August 15, 2014 at 2:46 PM

(We can call him “Steve”, by the way – a perk of being VIPS, y’know.)

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Pshaw! He lets me call him “Wheels.”

Not any more – between comments the Buddha stopped by and healed him.

What can I say? Being Grand Mufti of the Solar System has its advantages.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2014 at 2:41 PM

The best thing about that is you know everything there is to know about solar flares and suntans.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:47 PM

Please tell us again that if a dude a foot taller than you is choking you, and you have a gun on you that you wouldn’t at least threaten the guy choking you with it..

melle1228 on August 15, 2014 at 2:37 PM

The threat power of a weapon is, again, far off the page from pulling the trigger. I would want to avoid taking a life over a pack of cigars.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 2:49 PM

The best thing about that is you know everything there is to know about solar flares and suntans.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:47 PM

Have you ever lit a fart off a coronal mass ejection? I’m telling you, you can’t put a price tag on entertainment like that!

CurtZHP on August 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

I would want to avoid taking a life over a pack of cigars.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 2:49 PM

If someone is going to risk his life to steal a box of cigars, he takes that chance.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Just how long can the police hold you without charging you? Arrestees cannot be held without charges for an unreasonable amount of time but that time period differs between states.

On TV shows about the law, the camera shows the arrest and then the accused being told what he’s charged with, but it doesn’t often show the process in between.

Police can’t bring charges against a suspect. Only a prosecutor has the ability to charge a person with a crime.

It may take some time after an arrest before charges are made. But how long can they hold you before there is a violation of your rights?

In most states, prosecutors have up to 72 hours to bring charges. But certain states, including California, give prosecutors only 48 hours before they must file charges or release the suspect.

That time limit applies to how long you can be held without charge, but it doesn’t necessarily affect the prosecutor’s ability to bring charges later on.

The prosecutor must file charges within the specified time but those charges are not written in stone. The law only requires that a suspect cannot be held without charge for more than 48 or 72 hours depending on the state.

http://blogs.findlaw.com/blotter/2012/07/how-long-can-you-be-held-without-charges.html

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

But they still have not released the report on the shooting itself, and it doesn’t explain why it took six days to get around to discussing the robbery.

The robbery report was probably sitting in the round file.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Have you ever lit a fart off a coronal mass ejection? I’m telling you, you can’t put a price tag on entertainment like that!

CurtZHP on August 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Ah, well, at least that explains the rings around Uranus.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:55 PM

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Aquanet and his “moon-landing-was-fake” free thinkers will, of course, beg to differ. It makes them sound smart at parties.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Ah, well, at least that explains the rings around Uranus.

whatcat on August 15, 2014 at 2:55 PM

But I’ve heard too much can lead to asteroids.

CurtZHP on August 15, 2014 at 2:56 PM

So, lemme get this straight. As the murderer who killed Brown was murdering him, he had no idea that Brown may have had an altercation at a Quick Stop earlier in the day, had no reason to suspect Brown had committed any crime, and put a bunch of bullets in him.
Also, I am failing to see how taking a box of Swisher Sweets (if Brown actually took them without paying) is strong arm robbery and not petty theft.
But, hey, I’m sure by the time the report of the shooting is released, the police will have found all sorts of drugs in Brown’s system, proven beyond a shadow of a doubt he was on the grassy knoll, and may have been linked to al Qaida.
Let’s face it, you pig jock sniffers just get off on hearing about the police murdering people. You’re barely better than ISIS supporters.
Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Oh, where to begin…

The two alleged perps were stopped while walking in the middle of the street. They also fit the descriptions recently sent out via police radio of the suspects who just robbed a nearby convenience store minutes (like about ten or so) earlier.

Strongarm robbery involves the use of threats and/or coercion to get the object(s) that were stolen. In many areas, it is also a felony, regardless of the monetary value of the item(s) taken.

Drugs notwithstanding, I’m more interested in whether or not any gunshot residue is on Mr Brown’s hands (indicating a struggle with the injured police officer over the officer’s weapon, according to the police statements and the story laid forth by the decedent’s alleged partner in crime) or clothing, especially at any clothing areas not affiliated with the gunshot wounds. Put another way, if Mr Brown expired due to gunshot wounds in his back, and GSR (gun shot residue to you non-CSI types) is all over the front and side(s) of his shirt, how did it get there?

I will not discuss your third paragraph when you fell off the Stupid Wagon into the Stupid River. Ditto on the ad hominem attacks in the fourth paragraph…

Toddle on home now, sweetums–your mommy’s calling; granny has a brand new sweater for you, knitted with love in every stitch, and a big plate of cookies with a great big glass of milk is waiting for you!

Newtie and the Beauty on August 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

You clearly don’t know what I’m talking about. You cannot be detained for any amount of time without RAS on a Terry stop. If there is not cause for detainment, everything that subsequently happens in under color of law. The pigs can be and are sued when this happens.

If there is RAS, the police can detain you for varying amount of time due to different circumstances.

You fail to see the point that the initial detainment must be justified.

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on August 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM

What is with people here telling me to go home?

It happens alot. I don’t understand the thought process behind it.

Now, toddle on home sweetheart. There is a jackbooted pig whose jock you have to sniff before dinner.

(am I doing it right?)

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 3:03 PM

I don’t know why they say he’s 17. I live 2 miles from where the incident occurred and the entire story came out before the hucksters came to town and national media decided to change the narrative and he was and always had been 18. Brown assaulted the officer and tried to take his weapon.

MobileVideoEngineer on August 15, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Some of the “anonymous” videos state Brown was 17.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95iDzm4b6UM&feature=youtu.be&a

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 3:04 PM

LIVE
Live video: Police chief to take questions on fatal shooting of Michael Brown – @NBCNews
see original on msnbc.com
==========================

Playlist Ferguson, Mo.

msnbc2 08/15/14
LIVE VIDEO: Ferguson Police Chief Q&A
Ferguson Chief of Police Thomas Johnson meets with media and residents for a question and answer session following naming the officer involved in the shooting of Michael Brown.

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc2/watch/live-video-ferguson-police-chief-q-a-318507587689

canopfor on August 15, 2014 at 3:06 PM

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

You clearly don’t know what I’m talking about. You cannot be detained for any amount of time without RAS on a Terry stop. If there is not cause for detainment, everything that subsequently happens in under color of law. The pigs can be and are sued when this happens.

If there is RAS, the police can detain you for varying amount of time due to different circumstances.

You fail to see the point that the initial detainment must be justified.

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 3:02 PM

You clearly don’t know that that post wasn’t about you. Unlike the typical troll, I research the claims I make.

My research showed that while I was not absolutely correct, it did show that you can be held without charge.

You will also see that my precious post referenced an article that outlines your rights when being detained.

Take some time to unknot your knickers.

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 3:19 PM

The more I find out about Mister Brown, the more this looks awful-but-lawful to me. And anyone here that knows me knows that I am no apologist for police corruption.

gryphon202 on August 15, 2014 at 3:24 PM

*previous* heh

davidk on August 15, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Jim56 has never bragged about being a top notch attorney. Please show me where I did.

And I am not a criminal lawyer but am an old one.

jim56 on August 15, 2014 at 2:21 PM

If you say you never bagged about it, I will take your word and put my statement down as false and my bad memory failing again. Or I could also say I have no idea how to search for old comments before you were banned in 2010. Chuckle.

Naw, in the spirit of The Lawyer Creed of Professionalism I will go with a bad memory.

On a serious note are you still practicing or retired?

HonestLib on August 15, 2014 at 3:35 PM

MobileVideoEngineer on August 15, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Hey, doubt you will see this but I have had dealings with all the mobile truck companies, especially NEP before George died.

HonestLib on August 15, 2014 at 3:39 PM

The threat power of a weapon is, again, far off the page from pulling the trigger. I would want to avoid taking a life over a pack of cigars.

eh on August 15, 2014 at 2:49 PM

You are trying, but you are lacking actual knowledge of what you are saying. You use the term threat, but with no context.

Here is some context. Put an LEO in the middle of an 11′ circle, with the threat identified and in front of LEO, and with the LEO’s hand on his holstered weapon. The threat is exactly 11′ away from LEO standing still. Who has the advantage? The threat, as the LEO will not be able to neutralized the threat with his weapon (sidearm).

Not enough facts are known, and to be honest, you do not have the knowledge to analysis the data.

Leave it up to the professionals and the court system, if that is needed.

Nobody I know of has the willies to shoot anybody. Durn, where is my doughnut. Chuckle.

HonestLib on August 15, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Now, toddle on home sweetheart. There is a jackbooted pig whose jock you have to sniff before dinner.
(am I doing it right?)
Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 3:03 PM

You’re not let out often for a reason. Sucks to be you.

(no, you’re not doing it correctly.)

Newtie and the Beauty on August 15, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Jim56 has never bragged about being a top notch attorney. Please show me where I did.

And I am not a criminal lawyer but am an old one.

jim56 on August 15, 2014 at 2:21 PM

If you say you never bagged about it, I will take your word and put my statement down as false and my bad memory failing again. Or I could also say I have no idea how to search for old comments before you were banned in 2010. Chuckle.

Naw, in the spirit of The Lawyer Creed of Professionalism I will go with a bad memory.

On a serious note are you still practicing or retired?

HonestLib on August 15, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Jimbo:

I am a lawyer, Badgerhawk.

I know you don’t like the answer (and many people would agree with you), but I haven’t found any lawyer/law professor (other than the two DoJ lawyers who wrote the first news article) who seriously argues that the mandate is unconstitutional. The problem is that it’s supported by a line of US Supreme Court cases since the 1930s which uphold a broad use of the commerce clause by the US Congress.

Jimbo3 on October 22, 2009 at 1:58 PM

–How about everyone stops with the personal insults. Jen, I’ve told you I’m a corporate lawyer, not a litigator. And, Jen, it looked like you almost got banned on Friday night.

Jimbo3 on June 28, 2010 at 3:03 PM

slickwillie2001 on August 15, 2014 at 4:20 PM

msnbc2 08/15/14

LIVE VIDEO: Family of Michael Brown holds presser conference
The family of Michael Brown and their attorneys, Anthony D. Gray, Esq. and Daryl D. Parks, Esq. host press conference addressing the recent comments of Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson.

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc2/watch/live-video-family-of-michael-brown-holds-presser-conference-318540867613

canopfor on August 15, 2014 at 4:29 PM

canopfor on August 15, 2014 at 4:36 PM

I guess I should have said he committed and act of assault and battery on the clerk.

slickwillie2001 on August 15, 2014 at 1:48 PM

A little more that A&B. He committed a Strong-Armed Robbery. Which is a felony

Conservative4Ever on August 15, 2014 at 4:36 PM

2 quick questions:

1. Why do you call law enforcement officers “pigs”? Are you an old hippie from the 1960s?

2. Since when is a profession where the average law enforcement officer’s salary is nearly $80,000 a year (in New Jersey) and over $100,000 a year (in San Francisco) not a “real job”? NYPD cops average $90,000 a year as well.

Take your time.

(Starts another 10 acre field of sundials)

Del Dolemonte on August 15, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Dang! I hired on the wrong department. I never made more than 52k

Conservative4Ever on August 15, 2014 at 4:41 PM

I actually drove my BMW to a steak lunch and now am back at work finishing a presentation for a Fortune 50 company.
How is your fascinating day going, pig jock sniffer?
Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Aside from your hysterical jumping to conclusions and zero sense of analogy your judgment is forever tainted.

What kind of Fortune 50 company man would ever own, much less drive, a hunk of sh*t like a BMW?

anuts on August 15, 2014 at 5:50 PM

anuts on August 15, 2014 at 5:50 PM

I don’t work at a Fortune 50, I’m presenting to one next week.

My BMW isn’t a hunk of cop.

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 15, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Was it the same store Brown robbed that was burnt to the ground?

A punishment towards the minority store owner for having “snitched” Brown’s robbery to the police?

archer52 on August 15, 2014 at 10:01 PM

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