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  • MINNEAPOLIS RIOTS: Two more local men federally charged in riot related arson fires

    07/02/2020 3:51:10 PM PDT · by euram · 21 replies
    alphanews ^ | July 2 2020 | MN Crime
    A Maplewood man and a Minneapolis man have each been federally charged in separate arson fires that occurred during the Twin Cities riots that followed the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody in late May. The ATF also announced more rewards on Wednesday for information leading the identification of several other suspects. US Attorney for the District of Minnesota, Erica MacDonald, announced charges this week against Mohamed Hussein Abdi, 19, of Maplewood, and Matthew Scott White, 31, of Minneapolis, for arson fires at Gordon Parks High School and Enterprise Rent-a-Car, both located in St. Paul. Charges against...
  • Protests flare overnight in NE Portland; property damage, use of tear gas reported

    06/26/2020 6:35:49 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | June 26, 2020 | by Jim Ryan
    Protests flared overnight in Northeast Portland, resulting in confrontations between police and protesters, property damage and fires. Reports say police used tear gas to disperse crowds. Police have not released information about munitions used during the demonstration, which began Thursday and stretched into the early-morning hours Friday. They did say multiple people were arrested and that businesses were vandalized and looted. The protest, which was among others held Thursday in Portland on the one-month anniversary of George Floyd’s death, drew hundreds of marchers to the Portland Police Bureau’s North Precinct on Killingsworth Street. Police later declared an unlawful assembly and...
  • Federal charges in NYPD firebombing case called draconian

    06/23/2020 9:30:24 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 49 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | June 23, 2020 | JIM MUSTIAN
    Dozens of former prosecutors are questioning the government’s handling of a case against two lawyers hit with charges that could put them in prison for nearly 50 years for torching an empty New York City police vehicle last month.
  • Accused Wendy’s arsonist Natalie White was Rayshard Brooks’ ‘girlfriend’: lawyer

    06/23/2020 8:34:33 PM PDT · by kevcol · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 23, 2020 | Vincent Barone
    The woman arrested for burning down an Atlanta Wendy’s as retribution for the police-killing of Rayshard Brooks was his “girlfriend,” her lawyer confirmed Tuesday. . . Findling declined to comment further on Brooks’ relationship with White “out of respect to the Brooks family who had a funeral today and is grieving the loss of Rayshard Brooks.”
  • Undercover Investigation: Minneapolis riot was preplanned [check out sunrisemovement.org ]

    06/17/2020 7:13:59 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 58 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-8-20 | Millennial Millie
    Millennial Millie does an expose on who is behind the riot insurrections, the connection with the Green New Deal, the group that recruits school children as young as middle schoolers as foot soldiers in the ranks of Antifa and BLM, and who have gotten 16 of the 30 Democrat candidates they promoted elected in 2018 including Cortez, Omar, Talib and Presley. A must see.
  • Arsonist who burned down Wendy's after fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks may have been his girlfriend

    06/20/2020 3:50:52 PM PDT · by kevcol · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 20, 3030 | Ariel Zilber
    The woman who is wanted for setting fire to a Wendy's in Atlanta after the fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks last week may be his girlfriend. Investigators said Saturday they have issued an arrest warrant for 29-year-old Natalie White. White is a suspect in the arson and investigators are asking for help finding her, Atlanta Fire and Rescue said in a Twitter post.
  • BREAKING — Arrest warrant issued for Natalie White for Wendy’s Arson (also has the same name as Rayshard's GF)

    06/20/2020 10:48:45 AM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 67 replies
    Was Natalie White the girlfriend of Rayshard Brooks? Natalie White is the name of the accused arson suspect who authorities say is responsible for the fire that destroyed the Wendy’s restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia, where a police officer shot and killed Rayshard Brooks. “An arrest warrant has been issued by Atlanta Fire Investigators for Ms. Natalie White. She has been identified as a suspect in the arson fire that burned down the Wendy’s Restaurant (125 University Ave) on Saturday, June 13th. Call 404-577-TIPS or 1-800-282-5804 with any info,” Atlanta Fire and Rescue wrote on Twitter on June 20, 2020. Randy...
  • FBI tracked down white woman who set cop cars alight by tracing custom t-shirt she wore at a Philadelphia demonstration to Etsy - which led them to her LinkedIn and Poshmark accounts

    06/18/2020 4:24:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 86 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 18, 2020 | Matthew Wright
    A white woman believed to have set fire to two cop cars during protests in Philadelphia has been arrested after investigators traced her shirt to an Etsy page, ultimately leading to the woman's social media accounts. Lore-Elisabeth Blumenthal, 33, faces two counts of felony arson for her role in setting ablaze two Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) vehicles 'following peaceful protests' on May 30. FBI agents used Instagram posts of the burned cars, along with 500 photos from various photographers, to identify the wording on the woman's shirt: 'KEEP THE IMMIGRANTS, DEPORT THE RACISTS,' the FBI agent explained in his affidavit,...
  • FBI Quickly Capture “Floyd Arsonist” By Tracking Her Custom-Made Etsy T-Shirt…She’s Facing 80-Years in Federal Prison

    06/18/2020 11:14:27 PM PDT · by cba123 · 69 replies
    Wayne Dupree ^ | June 18th, 2020 | Missy Crane
    It doesn’t pay to be a communist fashionista – as a matter of fact, it can land you in the clink for a very long time. That’s exactly what happened to one Antifa communist who was just hauled in for 2 counts of arson.
  • Portland Antifa tries to lock people in at Justice Center, then light it on fireIt isn't stupidity. It isn't protesting. This is evil. Period.

    06/19/2020 4:36:42 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 55 replies
    noqreport.com ^ | June 17, 2020 | Lorie Wimble
    According to the Portland Police Department and independent journalists on the scene, violent Antifa “protesters” were locking doors from the outside of the Justice Center in downtown. Then, they were trying to light fires around the building with people still inside. TWITTER Portland Police @PortlandPolice · Jun 17 Some demonstrators have locked the doors from the outside of the Justice Center and are lighting fires on 2nd Avenue. They are also tampering with the roll up doors of the Justice Center on 2nd Avenue. This is a life safety issue. Remove the items now! This comes a day after the...
  • Feds bust second suspect in Minneapolis police precinct fire

    06/18/2020 11:37:23 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 16, 2020 | 1:52pm | Updated | By Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    The US Marshals Service in Colorado has arrested a man sought in the May 28 arson fire that gutted a Minneapolis police precinct amid protests over the death of George Floyd, according to reports. Dylan Robinson, 22, was picked up in Breckenridge, Colorado, on Sunday and is facing federal arson charges, the Marshals Service said on Twitter. Robinson was busted in the parking lot of a local recreation center, Fox affiliate KDVR-TV reported. He is the second suspect charged in the Third Precinct fire that forced police to abandoned the stationhouse, three days after Floyd’s death in police custody in...
  • Second suspect in Atlanta Wendy's arson seen in newly released photos

    06/16/2020 11:00:34 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 16 2020 | Nick Givas
    Atlanta officials released photographs on Tuesday of a second suspect in their arson investigation at a Wendy's, which was burned down following the death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks. Images of the two arson suspects, both white females, were shared during a press conference at a fire station on Manford Road, according to Fox 5. Previous pictures reportedly showed one suspect wearing black clothing and a facial covering. The new photos show another woman without a mask, wearing a black top with a purple shirt wrapped around her waist and a necklace.
  • Arsonists Attempt to Torch Rennes Cathedral in France

    06/16/2020 5:35:10 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/15/20 | Thomas D. Williams
    Unidentified arsonists placed a large trash bin against a side door of the Saint-Pierre cathedral in Rennes late last week and set the contents on fire, in an apparent attempt to torch the church. Rennes firefighters arrived in time to put out the fire, which they believe to have been intentionally set since the bin was brought from an adjacent street and deliberately placed outside the door. The incident took place during the night from the 11th to 12th of June. It was the owner of a neighborhood restaurant who sounded the alarm, shortly before 2:00am. “I started to smell...
  • Brainerd Man Charged In Minneapolis Police Third Precinct Arson

    06/16/2020 4:27:57 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 43 replies
    ATF ^ | 06 16 2020 | ATF
    United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced a federal criminal complaint against DYLAN SHAKESPEARE ROBINSON, 22, charging him with aiding and abetting arson at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct. ROBINSON, who was arrested on June, 14, 2020, in Breckenridge, Colorado, made his initial appearance earlier today, before Magistrate Judge N. Reid Neureiter in U.S. District Court in Denver. According to the allegations in the complaint, on the night of May 28, 2020, the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct was overrun and heavily damaged due to vandalism and arson. Investigators identified multiple separate fires had been started in the...
  • Anarchy in the Streets of Philadelphia. Vandals and arsonists have targeted one developer’s properties for years, and gotten away with it.

    06/16/2020 6:26:04 AM PDT · by karpov · 16 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 15, 2020 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    Ori Feibush remembers everything about the night an arsonist destroyed 11 townhouses he’d been developing in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood. He was awakened by a neighbor banging on his door. He sprinted about two blocks from his home to the site, but firefighters wouldn’t let him near the blaze. “I was unfortunately standing as a bystander,” he said, “with all of my neighbors watching a project that I had worked on for half a decade burn to the ground.” Mr. Feibush, 36, says he personally lost more than $1 million in the May 2017 fire, and his investors also took...
  • Atlanta police seek masked woman suspected of burning down Wendy’s

    06/15/2020 3:46:23 AM PDT · by kevcol · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 14, 2020 | Elizabeth Rosner
    Atlanta police are looking for a woman wanted for setting fire to a Wendy’s Saturday night amid unrest over the deadly police shooting of Rayshard Brooks. The Atlanta Police Department on Sunday shared a photo of the woman, who appeared to be white, and was dressed in a black with her face largely covered. --- “Look at this white girl. Look at the white girl trying to burn down the Wendy’s. This wasn’t us,” a man filming the arson said in the video.
  • President Trump Pays His Respects to St. John's Episcopal Church

    06/14/2020 3:55:03 PM PDT · by AJFavish · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 14, 2020 | Allan J. Favish
    On June 1, 2020, President Donald Trump walked from the White House to pay his respects to St. John's Episcopal Church (https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/dc...) after somebody tried to burn down the church the previous night.
  • Tacoma woman accused of setting 5 police vehicles on fire during Seattle protests

    06/12/2020 8:11:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    KOMO ^ | June 11, 2020 | Quixem Ramirez,
    A woman from Tacoma was arrested Thursday morning and faces five federal counts of arson in connection to burning five Seattle Police Department vehicles during George Floyd protests. Margaret Aislinn Channon, 25, was arrested at her Tacoma home for allegedly setting five patrol vehicles on fire that were parked in the area of Sixth and Pine. U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran said the 25-year-old was caught on multiple cameras May 30 using an accelerant lit like a blowtorch to start fires in five police vehicles. “I commend the painstaking work of law enforcement using a variety of images to identify...
  • Tacoma woman accused of setting 5 police vehicles on fire during Seattle protests

    06/12/2020 8:11:49 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 5 replies
    KOMO News ^ | 6/11/2020 | Quixem Ramirez
    A woman from Tacoma was arrested Thursday morning and faces five federal counts of arson in connection to burning five Seattle Police Department vehicles during George Floyd protests. Margaret Aislinn Channon, 25, was arrested at her Tacoma home for allegedly setting five patrol vehicles on fire that were parked in the area of Sixth and Pine. U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran said the 25-year-old was caught on multiple cameras May 30 using an accelerant lit like a blowtorch to start fires in five police vehicles. “I commend the painstaking work of law enforcement using a variety of images to identify...
  • Couple wanted in connection with St. Paul fires believed to be in Texas; ATF offering $10K reward

    06/12/2020 4:43:39 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 31 replies
    Click2Houston ^ | 6/12/2020 | Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli
    Jose Felan, Jr. and his girlfriend, Mena Dyaha Yousif are wanted in connection with the St. Paul fires.(Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) HOUSTON – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering up to $10,000 ($5,000 for each person) as a reward for any information that could lead to the arrest of a couple wanted in connection with fires that happened during the riots in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to a news release, Jose Felan, Jr. and his girlfriend, Mena Dyaha Yousif, are accused of setting several businesses on fire during the riots in Minnesota following the...