Category: Mid-Atlantic

Virginia Cop Indicted for Murder Two Years After Shooting Man With Raised Arms

Virginia Cop Indicted for Murder Two Years After Shooting Man With Raised Arms

It took 16 months for the Fairfax County Police Department to release the name of the officer photographed pointing a gun at a man standing in his doorway with his hands raised, a photo snapped by a neighbor moments before officer Adam Torres opened fire, killing John Geer. And it too ...
West Virginia Woman Who Stepped Between Cop and Dog to Stop Cop From Killing It Still Facing Charges

West Virginia Woman Who Stepped Between Cop and Dog to Stop Cop From Killing It Still Facing Charges

A West Virginia woman who stood between a cop and a dog he wanted to kill before she was thrown to the ground, arrested and charged with obstructing is in need of a lawyer. After all, the public defender that had  been assigned to her case is married to the state trooper who supervise ...
Baltimore Police Officer Waves Loaded Gun in the Air Like He Just Doesn’t Care, Gets Suspended

Baltimore Police Officer Waves Loaded Gun in the Air Like He Just Doesn’t Care, Gets Suspended

Baltimore Police are notorious for their ruthlessness and intimidation, but one officer stepped over the line and has been relieved of duty tonight, thanks to a citizen journalist documenting the moment he threatened a crowd of innocent people with his firearm in a poignant photograph sh ...
Virginia Deputy Charged with Felony After Throwing Man Onto Highway and Falsely Arresting Him

Virginia Deputy Charged with Felony After Throwing Man Onto Highway and Falsely Arresting Him

And now for a remarkable story that only came to light because of a local news team based in Washington D.C. Stuart Fitzgerald spent 30 days in a Northern Virginia jail after a traffic stop where then Orange County Virginia deputy Carl Story threw Fitzgerald onto a four-lane highway a ...
Virginia Man Fights Back Against State Trooper Suing Him for $1.35 Million After He Called Her “Crazy” on a Youtube Video

Virginia Man Fights Back Against State Trooper Suing Him for $1.35 Million After He Called Her “Crazy” on a Youtube Video

After Virginia State Trooper Melanie McKennery slapped Nathan Cox with an absurd $1.35 million defamation suit last month over a Youtube video that made her look irrational and incompetent, Cox is fighting back. This is what his attorney had to say in a motion to dismiss the case agai ...
Texas State Trooper Fought Over Cigarette When Recent SCOTUS Ruling Said Sandra Bland Arrest Should Have Ended (UPDATED)

Texas State Trooper Fought Over Cigarette When Recent SCOTUS Ruling Said Sandra Bland Arrest Should Have Ended (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Here is a link to the second Sandra Bland video released by Texas DPS to YouTube. * The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion earlier this year that indicates the Texas State Trooper who arrested Sandra Bland was acting unlawfully when he extended the traffic stop becaus ...
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 ...