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  • 'Depart Haiti now,’ US government tells Americans; evangelical pastor shot, child killed

    11/12/2021 7:48:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/12/2021 | Leonardo Blair
    The U.S. State Department urged Americans to “depart Haiti now” before not even the government is able to help them leave as widespread fuel shortages triggered by growing violence in the Caribbean nation continued while 17 missionaries, including 16 Americans, were still being held hostage by a local gang demanding a $17 million ransom. “The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to make plans to depart Haiti now via commercial means. U.S. citizens should carefully consider the risks of traveling to or remaining in Haiti in light of the current security situation and infrastructure challenges,” a statement from the U.S....
  • Cleo Smith’s alleged abductor had room full of dolls

    11/04/2021 8:33:54 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 12 replies ^ | November 4, 2021 | Heather McNeill and Peter de Kruijff
    The man accused of abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith from her family tent and holding her captive for 18 days had a doll room inside his house. Terence Darrell Kelly, 36, was arrested by WA Police after detectives raided his locked Tonkin Crescent home at 12.46am on Wednesday local time and found the little girl alone inside a bedroom.
  • Cleo Smith found: Alleged abductor Terence Darrell Kelly set to be transported to a Perth prison today

    11/04/2021 5:27:59 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    Perth Now ^ | 11 04 2021 | Kate Phillips
    Cleo Smith’s alleged abductor is set to be transported to a Perth prison today. Terence Darrell Kelly appeared at Carnarvon Magistrates Court for a special late-afternoon hearing on Thursday, facing multiple charges over the disappearance of the four-year-old, who was allegedly locked up in his home for 18 days, It is understood the 36-year-old is currently being remanded at a padded police cell in Carnarvon, after injuring himself twice while in custody. It is not yet clear whether Mr Kelly will be transported to Perth via road or plane at this stage, however The West Australian understands he will be...
  • Feds accuse Kansas 'cult' of running unpaid child labor network

    10/27/2021 10:21:30 PM PDT · by blueplum · 2 replies
    The Hill ^ | 27 October 2021 | JOSEPH CHOI
    A federal grand jury in Kansas indicted eight people for their alleged involvement in a forced labor scheme involving businesses around the U.S. that were owned by an organization that has frequently been described as a "cult." According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), the eight indicted individuals who took part in running the the United Nation of Islam (UNOI) coerced multiple minors into forced labor at UNOI-owned and operated businesses in states including Kansas, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut and Ohio. Their alleged scheme took place from 2000 to 2012. The eight individuals who were charged are: Kaaba...
  • Murderer Set Free On Early Release Caught In Florida After Committing New Murder In NJ

    10/21/2021 11:51:27 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | October 20, 2021 | B911
    LAKELAND, Fla. – On Tuesday morning, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on a New Jersey warrant for murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and weapons charges. 51-year old James Lewis was taken into custody at a home at 220 Kinghill Court SE in Winter Haven. According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Lewis fatally shot a man on September 18, 2021 in East Orange, New Jersey during a carjacking. He then zip-tied the victim’s girlfriend and stole the vehicle with her in it, before crashing a short time later. James Lewis was previously convicted for homicide in a...
  • 'They are telling the Americans "come get us if you can..."' (Kidnappers in Haiti - not afraid of the US GOVT any more)

    10/18/2021 4:21:11 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 28 replies
    PBS News Hour, Oct 18, 2021 Garry Pierre-Pierre of Haitian Times (to Yamiche Alcindor): Kidnappings started years ago... basically targeting Mulato class... thought that they have money... then the darker skinned rich Haitians were targeted. And then steet vendors were targeted, just about anybody could be kidnapped in Haiti, so.. we've seen foreigners targeted. a French priest... and we saw churches, kidnapping pastors and parishioners live on Facebook... everybody is on set except White Americans everybody is afraid of the US government. But with this kidnapping Saturday, it shows to us clearly, that is not a concern any more....
  • Haitian authorities identify gang behind the kidnapping of 17 American missionaries

    10/18/2021 8:56:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/18/2021 | Anugrah Kumar
    Authorities in Haiti say that the gang behind most abductions in the Caribbean nation between June and September is also responsible for Saturday's kidnapping of 17 Christian missionaries. Haitian police inspector Frantz Champagne told The Associated Press that the 400 Mawazoo gang based in the Ganthier area east of the capital of Port-au-Prince abducted the 17 missionaries with the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries, 16 of which are American and one Canadian. "The group of sixteen U.S citizens and one Canadian citizen includes five men, seven women, and five children," the Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries said in a statement Sunday. "Join...

    10/17/2021 8:35:59 AM PDT · by littleharbour · 17 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | October 17, 2021 | Natasha Anderson
    “PLEASE PRAY FOR US!! WE ARE BEING HELD HOSTAGE”. 16 AMERICAN MISSIONARIES AND THEIR CHILDREN, PLUS A CANADIAN CITIZEN, ARE KIDNAPPED BY ARMED GANG MEMBERS IN HAITI AS ABDUCTEE SENDS A SECRET WHATSAPP MESSAGE DURING ABDUCTION. A group of Christian missionaries and their family members were kidnapped on Saturday by gang members in Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince. The missionaries were abducted from a bus headed to the airport to drop off some members of the group before continuing to another destination in Haiti, a report by the New York Times stated, citing security officials from the crisis-engulfed Caribbean nation. The...
  • Mom Sues Cops Who Arrested Her for Leaving 14-Year-Old Daughter Home Alone. [ Midland, Texas ]

    10/11/2021 9:58:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 104 replies
    Reason Foundation ^ | 10.11.2021 | LENORE SKENAZY
    When my daughter was 12 she'd walk down the streets of Shanghai to get donuts," says the mom, Megan McMurry.. A federal judge has ruled that two cops who work at a public school in Midland, Texas, can be sued for seizing a 14-year-old from her family's apartment because she was there alone. Despite her pleas, the officers did not let the girl call her parents for hours, nor would they let her pick up the phone when her father called. They also searched the family's home without a warrant. School Resource Officers Kevin Brunner and Alexandra Weaver do not...
  • FBI fires lead agent in Gov. Whitmer Kidnapping case ... FBI fires agent who lead the investigation into the attempted kidnapping of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

    09/14/2021 5:23:03 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies ^ | September 13, 2021 - 7:59pm | Colton Salaz
    The FBI agent credited with thwarting the plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been fired from the agency after domestic violence allegations were levied against him. According to The Detroit News, Special Agent Richard Trask was fired last week while awaiting trial on charges of assault with intent to do bodily harm and allegations that he beat his wife’s head against a nightstand following an argument caused by a swingers party they attended. The firing of the law enforcement officer comes amid questions concerning potential misconduct by the FBI during the kidnapping investigation, and whether as many as...
  • Bonus Round: What Is ‘Entrapment’

    07/28/2021 9:01:24 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-27-21 | MOTUS
    Meanwhile in Michigan: The FBI’s Whitmer Kidnapping Case Looks Like A Potemkin Terror Plot: With the help of snitches, the FBI rounded up some unemployed, homeless, mostly alone and angry loudmouths to build a fantasy football-style display of domestic terrorism fear-porn.The problem with the case is that it appears the FBI, through informants and undercover agents, hatched the kidnapping plot, served in the key leadership positions of the militia group, trained the militia members in military tactics, actively recruited participants, and funded much of the militia’s activities. Then, when various members of the Watchman militia became uncomfortable with the kidnapping...
  • Did the FBI Manipulate the Michigan Kidnapping Plot to Influence the Election?

    07/27/2021 6:20:05 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 25 replies
    American Greatness ^ | July 26, 2021 | Adam Mill
    Did the FBI Manipulate the Michigan Kidnapping Plot to Influence the Election? Americans deserve to know whether the FBI meddled in the 2020 election.Remember this headline? “Trump appears to give a pass to the domestic kidnapping plot against Whitmer.” Just before the November 2020 election, CNN and many other mainstream media outlets repeatedly attempted to tie President Trump to a domestic terrorism plot allegedly aimed at Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. “Trump has repeatedly attacked Whitmer before and after the news of the plot,” CNN wrote, implying that Trump’s criticism of Whitmer inspired the plot. Whitmer went further, directly accusing Trump...
  • The Corrupt FBI Attempts to Do Damage Control After Initiating The Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Kidnapping Plot

    07/23/2021 8:08:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/23/2021 | Katie Pavlich
    The FBI is attempting to do damage control after it was revealed the law enforcement bureau initiated and carried out a significant portion of the kidnapping plot against Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer last year. "Partnerships are key to disrupting violent plots. With the terror threat growing more insular, awareness and reporting are crucial," the FBI posted on a their website this week. "This is especially true for domestic terrorism—defined as violent, criminal acts committed by individuals or groups to further ideological goals stemming from domestic influences, such as those of a political, religious, social, racial, or environmental nature. Because the...
  • Cape Town Cops Arrested for Kidnapping Innocent Stranger to Replace Escapee

    07/22/2021 7:04:37 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 19 replies
    sapeople ^ | 7/22/2021 | staff
    Two South African police officers from Maitland, in Cape Town, were arrested on kidnapping charges, after they grabbed an innocent stranger off the street to replace a prisoner who had escaped under their guard! The shocked, innocent man found himself handcuffed and in a police car, accused of housebreaking and theft, having been switched for the criminal. Despite protesting his innocence the Cape Town cops threw the man into the cells at Maitland police station. The homeless man’s pleas that he had done nothing wrong fell on deaf ears, and he spent the night behind bars until a detective arrived...
  • FBI Special Agent in Charge of Whitmer Kidnap Plot Is Arrested for Domestic Violence, Assault With Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm

    07/20/2021 8:07:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies ^ | July 19, 2021 | Sundance
    The curiously sketchy case against six accused people in the FBI organized plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer took another hit to the case credibility on Monday, as the lead FBI Special Agent was arrested on domestic violence charges. This latest issue comes less than a week after court filings showed twelve embedded FBI operatives were involved in the suspicious plot that culminated in the arrest of six individuals {Go Deep}. (Detroit News) – […] FBI Special Agent Richard Trask, 39, of Kalamazoo [pictured left on Instagram], was charged Monday with assault with intent to do great bodily harm,...
  • Feds say Iran backed plot to kidnap US-based journalist

    07/13/2021 8:50:11 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7-13-21
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged four Iranian nationals over an alleged plot to kidnap a Brooklyn-based journalist and human rights activist who published material critical of the Iranian government. A superseding indictment from the U.S. District Court from the Southern District of New York was unsealed Tuesday, revealing charges against an Iranian intelligence official, Alireza Shavaroghi Farahani, as well as "Iranian intelligence assets" Mahmoud Khazein, Kiya Sadeghi and Omid Noori.
  • Africans sentenced for notorious hate crime torture attack in Nashville

    03/25/2016 3:16:41 PM PDT · by george76 · 60 replies
    Stop Hate Crimes ^ | February 28, 2016
    In March of 2012, two 24-year-old white males were abducted by a group of South Sudanese Africans in Antioch, TN. It was early in the morning and the victims were getting ready to do a paper route. The victims were subjected to 45 minutes of humiliating torture. They were forced to perform sexual acts on each other, sexually tortured, beaten, and stabbed. The perpetrators taunted them the entire time. After the torture, the men were left to die. They were dumped on the side of the road naked and covered in blood. Each had ten stab wounds. One of the...
  • British police officer admits raping and kidnapping Sarah Everard

    06/08/2021 2:57:17 AM PDT · by RandFan · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | June 8 | BBC News
    A Met Police officer has admitted kidnapping and raping Sarah Everard. The 33-year-old vanished as she walked home in Clapham, south London, on 3 March. Her body was found a week later in woodland near Ashford, Kent. Appearing at the Old Bailey via video-link, PC Wayne Couzens, of Deal, pleaded guilty both to kidnap and rape. The court heard he also accepted responsibility for Ms Everard's death but did not enter a plea on the charge of murder. Marketing executive Ms Everard had been walking to her home in Brixton on the night she disappeared. She was reported missing by...
  • Bizarre call to Troy hotel unearths possible kidnapping, drug, mail and identity theft cases

    05/30/2021 10:09:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CLICKONDETROIT ^ | May 28, 2021 | Derick Hutchinson
    A bizarre call to a Troy hotel unearthed a slew of possible crimes linked to the people inside one room, including kidnapping, drug use, mail theft, identity theft, lying several times to officers and kicking out the window of a police car. At 6:27 a.m. May 20, Troy police officers were called to the Hawthron Suites at 2600 Livernois Road for a welfare check. Officials said the woman who called said her name was “Mailey” and that she had “awoken from a dead sleep” because of a disturbance. She asked to meet police near the main hotel lobby, according to...
  • ‘Hero’ 11-Year-Old Girl Speaks Out After Fighting Off Brazen Attempted Kidnapper Who Was ‘Caught Blue-Handed’ [Pensacola, FL]

    05/20/2021 9:49:57 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 32 replies ^ | May 20th, 2021, 10:31 am | MATT NAHAM
    A shocking video from Tuesday showed an 11-year-old girl bravely fighting off a man who was trying to kidnap her at a school bus stop in Escambia County, Florida. Now Alyssa Bonal is speaking out about what was going through her mind at the time and what she remembered about the suspect, identified as 30-year-old Jared Paul Stanga. “What is he going to do with me? Where is he going to […] where am I going to be at? What is my family going to think?” Alyssa recalled thinking, telling WKRG that she was “scared” and “anxious.” But Alyssa had...