Police Nab cop-killer Suspect After four-day Manhunt in Maine

Police caught 29-year-old John Williams, the man authorities say killed Corporal Eugene Cole on Wednesday, after four days on the run.

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Cop Shoots Himself, Sets Off Massive Manhunt for Innocent Man, All to Collect Workers Comp

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Newcomerstown, OH — On April 11, 2017, Newcomerstown police launched a massive statewide “Blue Alert” manhunt for two suspects who allegedly opened fire on officer Brian Eubanks. Departments statewide combed the streets looking for two men in a black Geo Tracker, one wearing a red sweatshirt and the other wearing a lime green shirt. One was in a tactical vest and they were armed with a shotgun and handguns, the attorney general’s office said. Authorities even had a suspect’s name, Chaz Gillilan.

Social media took to sharing the story and prayers were sent the officer’s way. Local media kept the town updated on Eubanks’ status, and the town was relieved when they found out he would make a full recovery.

But everyone — the police departments, the state politicians, the media, and the citizens — had all been duped.

Chaz Gillilan never shot at Eubanks, nor did the other mythical suspect. No, Eubanks shot Eubanks. That’s right. The blue alert, the statewide manhunt, the deprivation of Chaz Gillilan’s rights, all of these happened because officer Eubanks shot himself — in an attempt to collect workers compensation — and then fabricated an elaborate story to cover it up.

A week after the “shooting,” Eubanks, 37, admitted to police that he lied about it after they brought him in for further questioning about the incident. He was then charged with inducing panic, making false alarms, tampering with evidence, forgery and workers compensation fraud.

He was found guilty, and this month, he was sentenced to a measly 90 days in jail—a slap on the wrist.

According to Cleveland 19, Eubanks received 90 days in jail, a $2,500 fine and 500 hours of community service for shooting himself, causing a massive lockdown, lying to countless fellow cops and reporters, and framing an innocent man for a crime he did not commit.

Prosecutor Christian Sticken noted that he went too far in naming a suspect — a real, live innocent person, reports Cleveland 19.

“He didn’t have to do that. He gave such detail, what clothing he was wearing. Things that were hard to see, they became suspicious,” said Sticken.

According to FOX 8, the sheriff’s office found Eubanks’ statements about the incident contradictory after speaking with witnesses. Investigators used an Automatic License Plate reader on Eubanks’ vehicle to track down witnesses that passed his car at the time he told police he was pursuing the gunmen, the station reported.

One key component to Eubanks’ web of lies was that the Geo Tracker had no license plate. If it had a license plate, it would’ve been picked up by the ominous license plate scanners on his police vehicle.

Not even Eubanks anticipated the police state power his vehicle possessed. Apparently, police cruisers scan and maintain a log of every single car’s license plate that passes it. Innocent or not, you are entered into a database for simply driving by a cop. But that’s another story altogether.

When police began tracking down all the people who drove by Eubanks at the time he claimed two meth heads shot him, none of them could corroborate his fictional account.

When police asked him why it was that none of the witnesses they tracked down saw anything remotely close to what he claimed happened, Eubanks was brought in and admitted to making up the lie.

What happened to Eubanks for weaving a web of lies, falsifying police reports that sparked a statewide manhunt for two non-existent suspects, and tarnishing the name of an innocent man? Well, naturally, he was sent home to his family.

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As the Free Thought Project has previously reported, police officers shooting themselves and blaming others is not so rare. In fact, as we reported at the end of 2015, five cops in only a three-month period, in different departments across the country, all faked being shot and then blamed the shootings on non-existent assailants.

Like Eubanks, their false stories were then picked up in the media, or by their own departments, and used to push the idea that cops in America are under attack. Not only were these stories used to propagandize consumers of mainstream media, but massive manhunts ensued and innocent people locked down as state resources were tyrannically squandered on a wild goose chase.

One officer, in particular, Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, went to the ultimate length to make his fake shooting look like a war on cops when he actually killed himself in September 2015. An entire town was subsequently placed on lockdown and residents were subject to a brief period of martial law as Gliniewicz’s brothers in blue searched for three non-existent suspects. Gliniewicz was a criminal cop who was using the war on cops as a means of covering up his nefarious history.

Only after he was publicly outed as a criminal cop did any of Gliniewicz’s fellow officers refer to him as something other than a ‘hero.’

A month later, England Police Department Sgt. David Houser faked being shot during a traffic stop in Arkansas. Another statewide manhunt was launched for a non-existent “Hispanic man.” Two weeks later, Houser caved to pressure and confessed to shooting himself.

Before that, it was reported that veteran police officer Terry Smith was shot in the back by an unknown assailant, and Black Lives Matter protesters were implicated. However, the Houston Police Department found that it was actually his partner, Gregory Hudson who shot Smith.

In September 2015, Officer Bryan Johnson crashed his police cruiser into a tree. To cover up his terrible driving, Johnson then fired several shots into his wrecked car and then radioed into the station, claiming he’d been a victim of the war on cops.  Yet another massive manhunt was launched in search of a fake shooter.

Commerce City Police Officer Kevin Lord was also arrested in 2015 after it was revealed he faked being shot at during a traffic stop. Lord claimed he was shot at close range while making a traffic stop in the 9700 block of Peoria Street. His bullet-proof vest was credited with saving his life.

Whether or not Eubanks was actually suicidal remains a mystery. However, suicide is no joke among cops. The public must realize the dire situation and extreme scope of the mental health epidemic currently facing law enforcement. There’s an extremely high rate of suicide, a domestic violence crisis and much higher rates of addiction among police forces than the general public.

That being said, however, there are also cops looking to get a paid vacation — and a superficial wound to the arm, while blaming it on some meth heads, is an easy way to get there.

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Manhunt in NYC after car rams into people, several reported killed & injured

The driver “targeted” the victims around 4:45am local time, authorities said. They added that the suspected attacker fled the scene; the search for the driver is ongoing.

A knife fight broke out at a hookah bar in Queens ahead of the attack, the New York Daily News reported citing police and a witness. The car came “from nowhere and hit the whole group” on the sidewalk, the witness told the local media, adding that “the car was going really fast” and he saw “bodies flying.”

Some of the injured, who were rushed to hospital, also reportedly had stab wounds.

“The bodies went flying. The car was going really fast, at least 50 mph on the sidewalk,” a witness identified as Rogers told NY Daily News. He said he saw a woman yelling “stop” as she tried to hold back someone fighting on the scene, before the car rammed into the whole group.

Police are now looking into the details, but so far the incident is not believed to be terrorism related, according to AP.

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Manhunt underway after three people shot in San Francisco park

    

A speeding getaway car is the last anyone saw of a group of masked men fleeing a San Francisco park, where a volley of gunshots wounded three people and sent many others, including children, into a panic running for cover.

The gunshots rang out at around 3:00pm in Dolores Park near the statue of Miguel Hidalgo in the city’s Mission District Thursday.

No arrests have yet been made.

A witness named ‘Hatter’ said he only saw one person pull out a gun. Police are currently searching for several suspects and will stay at the park this evening to investigate, KPIX reported.

Two of the three victims who were shot are men and are in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital, authorities said. The third victim is a minor and information is being withheld on that person, Brent Andrews, a spokesman for the hospital said, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Several witnesses stated that about half a dozen men, some wearing bandanas to hide their faces, started shouting and acting threateningly on a bridge that leads into the park.

Hatter said several of the park regulars confronted the group on the bridge and that he personally heard people yelling. “I went up there to mediate and make sure everything was OK and nobody was fighting.”

As Hatter approached, he heard someone yell, “They’re strapped, bro!”

A second later, he said, one of the men drew a handgun and fired six to seven shots in quick succession. Hatter’s version of events were corroborated by multiple unnamed witnesses, according to the Chronicle.

Two people directly behind Hatter were struck. Hatter managed to escape with only some shrapnel to his leg, possibly from a ricochet.

“I normally can handle (myself) well in these situations, but I was pretty sure I had just lost my life,” he said, the Chronicle reported.

After the shootings, witnesses saw a car speeding away with a group of people inside, according to police spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan.

Antonia Juhasz, another witness, said she was sitting in the park reading when she heard the gunfire. Juhasz said she saw the person firing a handgun from behind the Miguel Hidalgo statue at the park.

Juhasz claims to have seen two of the victims, one man, who appeared to be bleeding from his chest and another who was being helped by paramedics. The victim with the emergency responders was covered in many bandages and “not looking good,” according to the Chronicle.

“The shooting happened on the bridge, the one that leads into the park,” Juhasz said. “Literally, the people were behind (the statue) in the middle of the day, the middle of the park, packed with kids, packed with people.”

Juhasz said many parents and children did not react fast enough to the danger because they thought the gunshots were fireworks. Other witnesses said it was the arrival of police cars which made it apparent that it was shots, and then people began to run for cover.

Juhasz said the police responded quickly to the incident.

“I’ve lived here for years, and this doesn’t happen,” Juhasz said, according to the Chronicle. “It’s awful, actually.”

Josh Long, who also witnessed the shooting, said he seen a man wearing a grey hoodie pulled up over his head. The hooded man was holding a handgun while he ran away over the bridge in the park and into the neighborhood.

Jason Lopezjones, a resident of the neighborhood, said that he heard at least six gunshots.

“It was all in a row,” Lopezjones said, the Chronicle reported. “I assumed it was fireworks because I can never tell the difference. Until I heard the sirens, then I knew what it was.”

“We need more police presence in the park because there are all sorts of shady characters and non-park-like activity when you think of a family park,” Lopezjones added.

In the hours following the shooting, crime scene technicians combed the scattered mess of backpacks and clothing surrounded the base of the Miguel Hidalgo statue where the three victims were shot.

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Road Rage: Manhunt for Gunman Who Killed Recent High School Graduate

Authorities say 18-year-old Bianca Nikol Roberson was driving home from a shopping trip Wednesday when she and the gunman became involved in the deadly road rage incident.

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Over 24 hours on the loose: Manhunt area for Fox Lake cop killers expands

32-year veteran of the Fox Lake Police Department, Gliniewicz was shot while on duty around 8 a.m. local time on Tuesday. The officer was pursuing three suspects – two white men and a black man – described as suspicious. They were also considered to be armed and dangerous.

Gliniewicz died at the scene. He was the father of four boys.

Helicopters were dispatched to give assistance to around 100 officers early on Wednesday. About 48 police dogs are also aiding in the search. The manhunt involves the FBI, US Marshals and SWAT teams. Residents have been urged to stay indoors.

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“War on Cops” Debunked: Police Killings Lower Since Last Year, in Steady Decline for 3 Decades

As a manhunt continues for the killers of an Illinois police officer, certain media outlets are using it to contrive disinformation in the faux political debate of MSM.  Yesterday, Fox News stated “a rise in shootings of law enforcement officers” when reporting on the manhunt.

“War on police” is the new slogan, and no rhetoric is more theatrical than that of Sheriff David Clarke, who is making regular appearances on the infotainment channel.  Fox News’ token friend is suggesting there is an epidemic of police killings spurred by Obama’s war on police.

“I am too pissed off tonight to be diplomatic with what’s going on, and I’m not going to stick my head in the sand about it. I said last December, war had been declared on the American police officer led by some high-profile people, one of them coming out of the White House, and one coming out of the United State Department of Justice. And it’s open season right now.”

This is the same person who saidif there is anything that needs to be straightened out in this country, it is the subculture that has risen out of the underclass in the American ghetto.

Clarke fails to mention that the government’s War on Drugs bears a large responsibility for creating and perpetuating the American ghetto.

After the McKinney, TX pool party savagery of Officer Eric Casebolt, Bill O’Reilly tried to pass blame to the victims, saying that some news outlets are “hammering American police agencies over and over again.  Rioting and looting are big stories, and all the carnage is now filtering down to young Americans, influencing how some of them interact with police.

O’Reilly must have missed the constant reports of unarmed people being murdered by police with no provocation, which just maybe had something to do with the “big stories…filtering down to young Americans.”

Notwithstanding Clarke’s ignorance of the drug war’s effects and O’Reilly’s approval of police brutality, there is a much more significant fact they should consider before proceeding with the show.

Police killings have decreased over the past three decades, and 2015 is on track to be lower than last year and lower than the current decadal average.

“Firearms-related fatalities among law enforcement officers have decreased each decade since the 1970s, according to the memorial fund’s data. In the 1970s, an average of 127 officers were killed with guns annually. That dropped to an average of 87 officers a year in the 1980s. Last year, firearms deaths rose from 32 officers in 2013 to 50 in 2014 – a 56 percent increase, but still below this decade’s average of 53 officers a year.” – Center for Investigative Reporting

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund tracks this data, and 2015 is looking to be a relatively safe year for cops in the multi-year context.  As of September 1st, there were 25 firearms-related fatalities among law enforcement officers (2 were killed by accidental discharge of their firearms).

Contrast this with the 161 unarmed civilians killed so far this year by police, according to The Guardian’s data.  As far as we know, a total of 779 people have been killed by US police to date, although some of these were likely justified self-defense.

Interestingly, the highest number of police killed in the line of duty – 300 – occurred in 1930 at the height of prohibition.  Also, police fatalities ramped up to 200 the same year that Nixon declared the War on Drugs.

Without a doubt, any unprovoked murder of another human being is an atrocious act.  Police and citizens alike have the right and the duty to live and let live.  Murdering police officers is the absolute wrong way to achieve anything.

At the same time, we cannot allow mainstream media talking heads to divert us from truth in the struggle for freedom.  There is no “war on police,” and there is no rise in police killings if you look past two weeks.

There is, however, a collective realization of the brutality of the American police state.  There is peaceful opposition to the rampant militarization of law enforcement.  There is awareness of the burgeoning surveillance state.

Those few who carry out murder on police, dwindling with each passing decade, do not represent the growing mass of peaceful protesters armed with information and a passion for freedom.


 



 

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