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Gerald Darius Smith is charged w multiple violent gun felonies. He was supposedly found "incompetent" to stand trial. So @MNCourts RELEASED HIM INTO THE PUBLIC TO CONTINUE VICTIMIZING. Now arrested after fleeing police in a stolen vehicle.
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Antwan/won Marlo Davis had about 40 convictions when he was charged with felon in possession/firearm.
His 60-mos sentence was stayed.
NINE DAYS LATER, Davis committed a home invasion robbery & stabbed a man; sentence also stayed.
Probation not revoked on the gun conviction. ImageImageImage
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Jerome Lee Swanson, 21, of Ham Lake was tossed a Dakota Co plea deal in 2020 dismissing a felony stolen firearm charge & staying a felony auto theft conviction.
Eight months later, he shot a man in #Mpls during a carjacking. @MNCourts are not serious.
alphanews.org/ham-lake-man-r…
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Off-duty officer reports hearing shots near Lagoon and Fremont Ave S #UptownMpls.

23:45
Black vehicle, possibly a Nissan, went west on Lagoon.
Off-duty reports more shots. 23:53

Now a shooting victim at Fremont and Lagoon.
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Lamont Michael Perez Evans, 05/17/1989. Lengthy history of felony convictions, yet on his 6th felony conviction, for felon in possession of a firearm, he was tossed a plea deal & rec'd a downward sentencing departure by Judge Ellen L. Maas.

MN is totes serious abt gun crime. Image
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MN prosecutors & @MNCourts are not serious about gun & violent crimes.
Juvenile felon Ridge Kinney stole 9 guns in a home invasion. He was tossed a plea deal dismissing all the felon in possession chgs AND rec'd a stayed sentence. Charged in another home invasion 5 mos later. Image
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Dakotah Lee Eastman
Oct 2019: Convicted on Felony Theft of Firearm
Rec'd stay-of-imposition by Judge Shawn M Moynihan, credit for time served & spun out. Warrants issued twice for probation violations, plus several warrants in a drug case. Still his probation is not revoked. ImageImage
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Shooting.

CPR being performed on one down. Shot in the chest.
30th and Morgan Ave N

Suspect: WM or light skin M was reportedly shooting at a BM.

13:34
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Suspect vehicle captured on camera:
Gold Equinox (also aired as tan Suburban).
Passenger side damage and chrome push bar in front.
Mn plate may contain 122 or 172.
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Condition: "Not good."
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Bloomington - BPD is at Mall of America with a car with WA state plates taken in a carjacking, parked in a ramp.
Unoccupied, MOA security is checked cameras for the occupants.
Four males exited the vehicle into the Nordstrom skyway.
14:10 delayed
--Security now has on camera. Image
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BPD attempting contact. 14:23
All four detained at/near Spencer's.
One gun recovered on a suspect.
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All four getting booked.
One is age 19, the others are reportedly juveniles.
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#UMN Safety Forum is underway.
Present:
--President Joan Gabel
--Dr. Cedric Alexander, Minneapolis Community Safety Commissioner
--UMPD Chief Matt Clark will provide updates on addressing safety around campus and will respond to questions and concerns.
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President Joan Gabel gives an overview of the recently formed Strategic Safety Advisory Committee. The committee oversaw the #Dinkytown safety pilot project that placed barricades and pylons across roads in the area.
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Gabel said MPD and HSCO will provide extra patrols in off-campus areas. MPD during the week, HSCO from 4 p.m. to midnight, 7 days a week.
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NOW: US Attorney for MN, Andrew Luger, is announcing new charges against high-risk, violent offenders, and recapping their violent crime strategy.
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Luger says violent crime stats are "alarming."
Shootings, carjackings and gang activity are at or near all time highs.
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Luger says violent offenders are displaying an "absolute disdain for law." He says they are engaging in evermore violent crimes.

He references the auto sears perps are placing on Glock 19s to modify them to fire automatically, which renders it a "machine gun."
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WATCH LIVE: Public comments in front of the #Mpls City Council Committee of the Whole on the nomination/appointment of $300,000 dollar man Cedric Alexander to the position of community safety commissioner.

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Community activist Lisa Clemons speaking now. She drove right into this morning's shootout we posted at #BroadwayLyndale Ave N. She had her kids with her at McDonald's.

She wants more cops.
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Bridgette Stewart:
"We are living inside of 'The Wire'" in #GeorgeFloydSquare, "we are constantly being hit with bullets."
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Broken and boarded windows at Black Sheep in the #NorthLoop #MplsDowntown this morning. Their FB states they are closed today. No explanation.
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The suspect was found unconscious inside the business laying in their own vomit around 6:30 a.m.
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Plot twist. The 911 caller said that he took down a board from when it was boarded earlier, and the unconscious person inside was the manager from a neighboring restaurant.πŸ€”

Rescue was cleared from the scene by EMS, but the status of the person who was inside is unclear.
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πŸ’₯πŸ’₯πŸ’₯
MEGA THREAD
We're sick of reposting these examples to the always available hypocrites in MN who bemoan "gun violence."

We hereby dismantle ANY argument from ANY Minnesota public official, representative or activist who calls for new gun laws and more gun control.

Share.
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You ALLOWED this to happen and then called it righteous while you left residents of Minneapolis and St. Paul defenseless and terrorized.
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GANG MEMBER Jaqwan Lamar House was given plea deals in at least two gun cases leaving him free to commit more violent crimes.

HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN IN PRISON.
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Another repeat offender that was in custody on a felony charge was bailed out by @MNFreedomFund, and was charged 3 days later with a new felony crime after being bailed out by MFF.

Ismail Mohamed Hussein, 01/01/1999
19xx Park Ave, #Mpls

At least four arrests in 23 days.

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After his third arrest in two weeks on Jan. 14 when Hussein was arrested by Bloomington PD in felony possession of a vehicle stolen out of Minneapolis (pic 1), MFF bailed him out on Jan. 20 (pic 2).
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Hussein was arrested 3 days later and charged with felony auto theft after stealing a commercial plow truck from a business parking lot at 47xx Cedar Ave S at 5 a.m. on Jan. 23 and then crashing it into a building. Hussein was chased down by employees and held for police.
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A parent sent us this copy of a newsletter received by her 6th & 7th graders at Justice Page Middle School @JPMSSTEAM in #Mpls at 50th and Nicollet Ave S.
She's concerned about the messaging to this grade level and the fact that it wasn't sent to parents.
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At the bottom of the newsletter:

"The Rhino Report is a publication of @MPS_News, not Justice Page Middle School."
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A follower pointed out to us that the use of the word "Toolkit" is used by higher level protest organizations and wonders who's really influencing this kind of messaging.
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We've had requests for a list of offenders @MNFreedomFund has bailed out who've gone on to commit new crimes, including serious assault, sex assault, murder. This list is by no means comprehensive, it's only those we know.

Link to this list when contacting your legislators.
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George Howard was in custody for domestic assault. He was subsequently charged with murder 18 days after being bailed out by MFF.

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Gregory Jones was in custody for attacking a woman in a bar bathroom. He was subsequently charged with committing lewd acts in front of children 3 days after being bailed out by MFF.
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DELAYED. North #Mpls, police following the red Alfa Romeo taken in an armed carjacking and was also involved in a prior shooting on Feb. 5.
Not authorized to pursue because the weapon incident is two weeks old πŸ™„
BM occupant with a mask.
15:15
Fled on foot 15:28
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Now a perimeter setting up near 36th and Dupont Ave N.
Car is abandoned at 36th and Emerson Ave N. The vehicle was previously jacked in Linden Hills (we posted).
15:29
Suspect was in a black jacket with an 8 ball on the back.
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There's a protest in front of Mayor Jacob Frey's residence and they've taken over the street and are "directing traffic." πŸ™„
xxx E Hennepin Ave.
#NEMPLS #SEMPLS #MPLS
18:32 Image
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We're told Hennepin is blocked at University currently. 18:37
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About 40 protesters reported to be present.
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Shooting, preceded by a Shotspotter activation. Reportedly 2 victims. One report states a black pick-up vehicle also tried to run over them. Then victims were reportedly put into the truck.
Shooter got into a silver small vehicle
24xx Dupont Ave N, in the alley.
Developing.
16:33
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Crash is related to the shooting, per police on scene. CPR started on one person.

Sergeant requests dispatcher to contact [homicide] Zimmerman and Car 712 (critical incident investigator).

There's also an occupied red SUV crashed, they're OK.
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Police on site confirming this is a homicide.

And a second victim showed up at North Memorial in a pick-up truck, plate 300TN*.

Small 2-door vehicle for suspect, and "a lot of evidence on scene," per responder.
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#Mpls man with a violent history, Richard Edwin Bullock, now 48, is charged with attempted murder and several other charges for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire in 2019 inside and RV in north Minneapolis, and subsequently threatening to kill a witness and her family.
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Bullock has been incarcerated in jail on $750,000 bail since his arrest shortly after the incident in Sept. 2019 while the case proceeded.

Last fall, Bullock pleaded not guilty to all charges and remained in custody.
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Earlier this month, Bullock was offered a plea deal by the Hennepin County prosecutor in this case, Stuart Evan Shapiro (per case info).

Bullock would plead to 1st and 2nd degree assault.

The deal would dismiss attempted murder and the other charges.
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There was just a call for an EDP who thinks relatives are hiding in his floorboards. The responder asked, "is this a police call, is Car 74 available?" Ya know, the $6M mental health responders who were supposed to have started last month?
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The officer said he heard they were starting at 7:30 a.m. today. Dispatcher said they're not starting until later because they have to hold a press conference.

So, screw people in need, we have to blow smoke and pat ourselves on the back first.

AUDIO: voca.ro/1an586hOuYmY
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More audio confirming they won't respond to EDPs until they hold a press conference.

voca.ro/12W0605Axebm

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Homicide number 92.
Early morning, about 3:30 a.m., police were dispatched on three Shotspotter activations and found two victims shot. CPR was started on one victim.
44th and Aldrich Ave N

MPD confirmed this morning that a male and female were shot and the female died.
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Bookmark our interactive 2021 #Mpls homicide map and keep track as we approach a record breaking number of homicides in one year. bit.ly/MplsHomicides2…
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In #Murderapolis year 1995, there were a reported 97 homicides.

Keep in mind, those were mostly gang on gang shootings and homicides, which differs from this year with many innocent victims shot and/or murdered this year.
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BREAKING: @MinneapolisPD chief Medaria Arradondo will NOT seek a 3rd term as chief of MPD.
Chief Rondo says he will retire NEXT MONTH. "After 32 years of service.. now is the right time for new leadership & new perspective" for the @MinneapolisPD. @FOX9
.@MayorFrey says he'll name an interim police chief this week. @FOX9
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Another fire at Lake St and Girard Ave S. #UptownMpls
The little commies are stomping their tiny feet in a tantrum tonight.
00:14
In case you're wondering which terrorist commies are likely behind this and/or who are inciting the burning of #Mpls, see below. The list includes a "Community Faculty" member of the #UMN @umn_ssw School of Social Work.
Great school ya got there πŸ™„
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alphanews.org/minneapolis-le…
School of Social Work:
(612) 625-1220, email sswweb@umn.edu. Image
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Check this out. After the carjackings started tonight, Hennepin County Commissioner Angela Conley commented on our FB post that the suspect vehicle was hers. She claims she made a police report, but the dispatcher clearly stated the vehicle was not listed as stolen.
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Conley is a police abolitionist (pics 1 and 2).

Conley deleted the comments about her stolen vehicle in the thread before we saw them, but other followers re-pasted her comments. (pic 3).
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When the carjackings started tonight, the dispatcher distinctly told police the Durango HAD NOT been reported stolen (pic 1).

After several carjackings the dispatcher updated the Durango as stolen (pic 2).

When did Conley report the vehicle stolen? During the carjackings?
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What ever happened to...
Violent offender Tyree Antwon Walker who was charged with a violent assault of a 58 year-old-man on the Green Line LRT in 2019?

Incident location near Franklin Ave station in #Mpls.
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First of all, @KSTP lied to you by omission.

Walker pled guilty & was "sentenced" to 6 mos in the workhouse. However, he didn't spend one minute in the workhouse. He was granted "immediate furlough to the streets" on the promise he'd attend treatment, by Judge William Koch.
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Walker has had at least two warrants issued since conviction for alleged probation violations, & was charged with felony theft 8 months after conviction.

Yet, his probation wasn't revoked after being arrested on warrant and he was released on zero bail by Laura M. Thomas.
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Sounds like police witnessed a robbery outside Rick's Cabaret, they are now following the suspect into north #Mpls. It's the Ford Focus involved in the other robberies. Plate GRF635
15:49
--Suspects bailing possibly near 7th and Van White
Two BM fled on foot at 11xx Van White Memorial. Police setting up a perimeter. Image
At large: Armed BM, wearing all black with gold hoodie sticking out of the back.
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