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Pennsylvania Man Slammed to Ground by Cop for Singing Forced to Accept Plea Deal

Pennsylvania Man Slammed to Ground by Cop for Singing Forced to Accept Plea Deal

Over the summer we reported on a story out of Allentown Pennsylvania, involving James Ochse, who is better known as the Allentown singing man in an ultra viral video where he slammed to the ground by a cop. In the video, Allentown police officer Randy Busch can be seen approaching the ...
Texas Cops and Paramedics Misapplying HIPAA Laws, Threatening Photographers With Arrest for Photographing Accident Victims

Texas Cops and Paramedics Misapplying HIPAA Laws, Threatening Photographers With Arrest for Photographing Accident Victims

In life, there are questions which – no matter how many times you ask – simply cannot be answered. Who shot JFK?? Did men really walk on the moon?? Is there a God?? But when the question involves your civil liberties and possibly being arrested for taking photographs, there should be ...
Virginia Man Records Himself Being Arrested for Invoking His Right to Remain Silent

Virginia Man Records Himself Being Arrested for Invoking His Right to Remain Silent

A video uploaded to YouTube Monday by a Virginia man captured his unlawful arrest for obstruction of justice after exercising his right to remain silent when approached by an officer for absolutely no reason – other than the fact he was recording in public. The officer is also caught ...
Alabama Man Arrested for Recording  Federal Building Despite 2010 Settlement That Allows It

Alabama Man Arrested for Recording Federal Building Despite 2010 Settlement That Allows It

An Alabama man recorded his illegal arrest Thursday in Birmingham for recording outside of a federal building, after the officer asserts that they do not care about the Supreme Court. Lynwood Keith Golden was out exercising his First Amendment rights and recording on June 9, when a pa ...
Arrested for Crack Cocaine That Turned Out to Be Saltines, New Jersey Man Receives $35K Settlement

Arrested for Crack Cocaine That Turned Out to Be Saltines, New Jersey Man Receives $35K Settlement

A man who was detained and frisked for video recording – then jailed for possession of crack– only for it to be crumbs from a saltine cracker in his pocket, is set to receive a $35,000 settlement from the state of New Jersey. John Cokos was stopped by Deptford Township Officer Matthew ...
Watch as Virginia Man Exercises His Rights and Shuts Down Persistent Police – All While Eating Oatmeal (Updated)

Watch as Virginia Man Exercises His Rights and Shuts Down Persistent Police – All While Eating Oatmeal (Updated)

When dealing with police, there is only one tried and true method to retain your rights: the silent treatment.  And one Richmond man did just that in a video that has gone massively viral on Facebook. And he got to finish his breakfast, too. On March 25, Roy Leeshun Williams, 25, w ...