Within a minute of recording a Federal Reserve building in Jacksonville, Jeff Gray was confronted by Federal agents and asked for identification.
Lieutenant Andrew Taylor and Sergeant McGrath surrounded Gray as Taylor asked “What was the purpose of the pictures?” and “Who are you?”
A conservative website that has taken an extremely pro-cop stance on the Ferguson police shooting of Mike Brown apparently led to Charlie Grapski’s probation officer to revoke his right to leave the state, ultimately leading to police hospitalizing him against his will on Wednesday.
The conversation on The Conservative Treehouse began with forum members discussing ways to jam wifi signals of live streamers covering the protests, but then turned to a discussion of Grapski and his probation status.
Anti-fluoridation activists Derrick Broze and Joel Peralez of Fluoride Free Houston were arrested while attending a crowded Houston City Council meeting Tuesday.
Peralez, 18, was frustrated over the proceedings, so he shouted an obscenity and stormed out the door. Two police officers got up and followed him. Broze followed in order to investigate and capture it all on video.
The NYPD officer who used his gun to bludgeon an unarmed Brooklyn teenager in the face has been suspended without pay and might be indicted, after video footage of the violent August arrest went public this week.
But then, this isn’t Officer David Afanador’s first brush with the law he is sworn to uphold. Nor is it the first time that Afanador’s misconduct under the color of authority has involved a camera.
Less than 24 hours before he was scheduled to fly out of Florida to Ferguson to continue his public records investigation into the Michael Brown shooting death, PINAC crew member Charlie Grapski was hospitalized against his will after being accused of making violent threats on Twitter.
Grapski, who is on probation after he was arrested and almost killed for exposing corruption in Alachua County, was asked to come back into the probation office today after he had already been granted permission on Monday to leave the state.