Author Archives: Police State Daily

IG Report: Patriot Act Powers Have Led To No Major Terrorism Victories For FBI

[ssba] The FBI can produce no example of a major victory against terrorism thanks to the increased snooping powers granted by the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday. “The agents we interviewed did not identify any major case developments that resulted from use of the records obtained in response to Section 215 orders,” Inspector General ...

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Officer Injures 11-Year-Old During Interrogation About School Incident He Witnessed

[ssba] A mother in California claims the Los Angeles police used excessive force against her 11-year-old son without probable cause when they handcuffed him, injuring his wrist, earlier this month. The boy, Andres Munoz, said his injury occurred as a result of being handcuffed by a school police officer at Barton Hill Elementary School, who awkwardly bent it behind his back ...

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Autopsy Contradicts Police Story In Eviction Killing – Shows Man Shot In Back

[ssba] The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in Florida placed two officers on administrative after shooting and killing a man while enforcing an eviction earlier this month – But now an autopsy released Monday, is casting doubt on their version of events. 25-year veteran Steve Srozinski and 24-year veteran Troy Bloum had reported to the Planters Walk Apartments on Blanding Boulevard on ...

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NJ Officer Arrested For Hindering Murder Investigation

[ssba] A police officer in Jackson, New Jersey was arrested Thursday after detectives alleged he gave false, deceptive and misleading information in the investigation of a murder. Ocean County prosecutors say Officer Eric Prosniewski, 45, was charged with two counts of hindering apprehension. His bail was set at $100,000. Prosniewski is alleged to have been friends with Daniele Romeodisantillo, one ...

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Colorado Deputy Convicted Of Stealing, Selling Guns From Evidence Room

[ssba] A Colorado police officer was convicted Thursday for stealing and selling guns from his departments evidence room. Lake County Deputy William Berry was found guilty of embezzlement and official misconduct, after prosecutors determined he swiped three rifles – two Norinco SKS semi-automatic rifles and a Marlin .22 rifle – and one handgun last year. Of the three rifles, prosecutors ...

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60 NC Gun Owners Prosecuted Under Felony Firearms Act Innocent, DOJ Admits

[ssba] According to court records and interviews with state and federal officials, more than 60 North Carolina remain in prison for violating federal gun possession laws despite the fact that courts have determined they are innocent, USA Today reports. The men went to prison for allegedly violating the Felony Firearms Act which prohibits gun ownership by felons. The problem however, ...

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DEA Seizes $16,000 From Entrepreneur Traveling To Hollywood Without Charges

[ssba] An aspiring musician traveling to Hollywood to attempt to break into the music business had his life savings seized on route by the DEA without being charged with a crime, last week. Detroit native, Joseph Rivers, 22, had saved $16,000 before, on the train to Los Angeles, the Justice Department stepped in and stole it, the Albuquerque Journal reports. Officers ...

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Woman Testifies Cop Raped Her, Threatened To Arrest Boyfriend If She Told

[ssba] A Florida woman said in court Tuesday that a Lake County Sheriffs Deputy raped her before threatening to arrest her boyfriend if she talked about it. The unidentified 26-year-old victim sobbed as she told the court that her boyfriend had flagged down Sheriffs Deputy Matthew Vernon Donnelly because she appeared to be unresponsive after a night of drinking on ...

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Recording Captures Audio Of SC Police Shooting Home-Owner That Reported Burglary

[ssba] Dashcam footage released Monday captured the audio of a Charleston County, SC Sheriff’s deputy shooting and critically wounding a homeowner after he called police to report a burglary. The video shows Deputy Keith Tyner’s response to 5923 Scott White Road in Hollywood, SC, but the camera from his patrol cruiser did not record a visual of the shooting. 26-year-old ...

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CA Senate Passes Bill Banning Citizen Grand Jury Investigations Of Police Because DAs More Accountable

[ssba] The California State Senate, passed Thursday, a bill prohibiting grand jury investigations of police shootings and cases where an individual dies from excessive force during an arrest. Comprised of citizens who retain ultimate decision making authority, a grand jury is a body empowered to conduct official proceedings to investigate potential criminal conduct in order to determine whether criminal charges ...

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Nine Georgia Deputies Fired After Inmate Dies In Restraint Chair

[ssba] Nine Georgia Sheriff’s Deputies were fired over death of an inmate who died in custody after being placed in restraints, officials said Friday. The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office said the decision resulted from an internal review and a separate investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation into the death of 22-year-old Matthew Ajibade. Ajibade, who was on medication for ...

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FBI Admits To Flying Spy Planes Over Baltimore Riots

[ssba] Federal authorities admitted Wednesday to using aircraft for surveillance flights over Baltimore, during the riots, after concerned citizens who observed the craft set off a social media firestorm earlier this week. “The aircraft were specifically used to assist in providing high-altitude observation of potential criminal activity to enable rapid response by police officers on the ground,” FBI spokeswoman Amy ...

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