Category: Citizens vs. Government

Virginia Teen Found Guilty in Cop Recording Arrest (Updated)

Virginia Teen Found Guilty in Cop Recording Arrest (Updated)

A Virginia teen whose video went viral last year, showing cops ordering him inside a home while he was trying to record police activity in his neighborhood, was found guilty Thursday morning for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, even though the video shows he was doing nothing mor ...
Case Dismissed Against Man Arrested for Video Recording Public Caucus Three years Ago

Case Dismissed Against Man Arrested for Video Recording Public Caucus Three years Ago

It took nearly three years, but a bogus trespassing charge was dismissed against a Missouri man who refused to stop recording during a republican caucus in 2012. Kenneth Suittor was arrested at the St. Charles republican caucus, where they were planning on selecting delegates to send ...
PINAC Reporter Assaulted by Government Official for Recording Public Facility in Washington

PINAC Reporter Assaulted by Government Official for Recording Public Facility in Washington

On the same day PINAC reporter Jeff Gray was getting his camera snatched by a Florida fire chief, another PINAC reporter was getting harassed for video recording a government-owned ferry in Washington. One day later, Scott Shimek aka Rogue Reflections, returned to the Washington State ...
Florida Fire Chief Attempts to Snatch Camera from PINAC Reporter

Florida Fire Chief Attempts to Snatch Camera from PINAC Reporter

A Florida fire chief stormed up to PINAC reporter Jeff Gray and attempted to snatch his camera Friday, claiming he was only trying to defend a "secure facility," which was really a government building open to the public. In fact, moments earlier, Gray had walked into the Clay County E ...
Ohio Cop Disciplined for Snatching Camera from Disabled Woman

Ohio Cop Disciplined for Snatching Camera from Disabled Woman

  After a six-week investigation, a Yellow Springs police sergeant was disciplined for misconduct for forcibly grabbing a video camera from a disabled woman last year. Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod after winning an award in 2011, posing with then-Chief John Grot ...