Category: Ohio

Ohio Grandfather of 13 Nearly Shot by Courthouse Security Guard Who Knew He Was Unarmed

Ohio Grandfather of 13 Nearly Shot by Courthouse Security Guard Who Knew He Was Unarmed

Readers and activists throughout central Ohio have been following the recent arrest of Mike Skidmore, a PINAC journalist and local correspondent on assignment for the Ashland Free Press. When Mike Skidmore asked his county commissioners to hold a meeting about private security practic ...
Video Shows Ohio Security Guard Pull Gun on PINAC Correspondent During Struggle to Seize his Camera

Video Shows Ohio Security Guard Pull Gun on PINAC Correspondent During Struggle to Seize his Camera

A video obtained by Photography is Not a Crime shows a court security guard approach PINAC correspondent Mike Skidmore and try to snatch his camera before Skidmore punches him repeatedly in the face, prompting the guard to pull out his gun and open fire. Meanwhile, another security gu ...
Ohio Security Guards Attack and Almost Kill PINAC Correspondent for Photographing Public Official

Ohio Security Guards Attack and Almost Kill PINAC Correspondent for Photographing Public Official

Mike Skidmore, a Photography is Not a Crime correspondent based in Ohio, was beat up, arrested – and almost shot by a security guard this morning – after trying to photograph the name tag of a public official during a public meeting in a public building. Now he facing felony charges, ...
Ohio Police Caught on Camera Slamming Child into Car and Macing Another Child at Public Pool

Ohio Police Caught on Camera Slamming Child into Car and Macing Another Child at Public Pool

It appears as though some police officers in Fairfield, Ohio saw the video of the outrageous actions of Corporal Eric Casebolt at the infamous McKinney pool party and decided: Gee, that looks like fun. Newly released footage of a June 9 incident shows officers pepper spraying one chil ...
Eye for an Eye? Ohio Judge Gives Woman Choice of Being Pepper Sprayed in Court or Going to Jail

Eye for an Eye? Ohio Judge Gives Woman Choice of Being Pepper Sprayed in Court or Going to Jail

An Ohio judge decided to get creative with his sentencing of a woman who had pepper sprayed a male relative at their place of employment: Allow her victim to pepper spray her in the face in the courtroom and serve three days of community service. Or she could just spend 30 days in jai ...
Prosecutor: Ohio Judge’s Acquittal of Trigger-Happy Officer Set Precedent That Would “Endanger the Public”

Prosecutor: Ohio Judge’s Acquittal of Trigger-Happy Officer Set Precedent That Would “Endanger the Public”

An Ohio prosecutor has filed an appeal in the case of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo, accusing the judge who acquitted Officer Brelo of setting a dangerous precedent that would allow more cops to kill more citizens without worrying about legal consequences. The court documents ...
Ohio High School Reverses Suspension of Student After Video of Police Aggression Goes Viral (Updated)

Ohio High School Reverses Suspension of Student After Video of Police Aggression Goes Viral (Updated)

Ohio high school officials first told a mother that her 16-year-old son would be suspended for ten days for refusing to hand over an electronic cigarette to a school resource police officer. But when the local media began making inquiries after a video of the cop pushing, shoving and ...