Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The filthy war on drugs

Will de Cleene blogs on the case of a 92 year old woman killed by the Atlanta Police during a botched drugs raid. So what happened?

- An officer got a "no knock" warrant to enter this woman's house, in other words smash in to the house, based on evidence that he falsified, following a fake tipoff;
- The officers smashed their way into the house, the elderly woman shot her own gun off as a warning shot, because she thought she was suffering a home invasion;
- They then sprayed her with bullets, and left her to die;
- Marijuana was then planted in her basement, to cover up what they did.

Another victim of the war on drugs, a victim of the maniacal attempts at performance quotas for Police to catch "criminals".

However, I guess it's ok to most people, as long as she isn't your mother, grandmother, wife, sister or friend.

3 comments:

Craig said...

In related news, despite putting a bullet clean through the chest of an innocent man, the Auckland AOS member has been forgotten.

If it were a private citizen trying to defend themselves, they'd have been dragged through the courts by now.

Pity there's not one law for all as far as self defence is concerned.

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mancing gembira said...

bad police operation.
thanks for the article.
mancing