Daily Archives: March 19, 2020

2020-03-19: News Headlines

Glen Black (2020-03-19). Armed police arrested hunt saboteurs on 'Unlucky Friday 13th'. thecanary.co Derbyshire Police arrested two hunt saboteurs, sending armed officers to the scene. This isn't the first time sabs in Derbyshire say they've faced over-the-top policing, though, and they claim it's part of an "anti-sab operation".Arrests: Derby Hunt Saboteurs

RT (2020-03-19). Man claiming to be infected with Covid-19 ARRESTED after deliberately coughing at shop staff in England. rt.com A 57-year-old man claiming to be infected with coronavirus has been arrested for assault after deliberately coughing on staff in a shop in England. Eyewitnesses claim the man laughed through the whole ordeal. | Staff suspected the man might be shoplifting and when they confronted him, he reportedly began deliberately coughing at them. The alleged assault took place on High Street in Dudley, near Birmingham, on Wednesday afternoon. | According to eyewitnesses, the man laughed throughout the incident — in between coughs. | "It's understood he coughed on staff who suspected he was shoplifting, and claimed…

teleSUR (2020-03-19). Covid-19 Updates: Iran: 18,407 People Infected, 1,284 Deaths. telesurenglish.net Update: 11: 00 | US: Florida's Hillsborough County Releases Minor Criminal Inmates | Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister Thursday announced that 164 minor, nonviolent criminal inmates will be released to reduce the risk of Covid-19 spreading in jails. | Chronister said that these prisoners do not pose a threat to society and that if they break the law they will be arrested again. | "These prisoners are at the lowest point of the public security risk scale and are simply in jail because they could not pay the bonds to be outside," he stressed. | So far, there have been no Covid-19 cases recorded in the c…

RT (2020-03-18). Is murder still a crime, though? Philly introduces catch-and-release for looters & drug dealers until coronavirus crisis ends. rt.com Cops in Philadelphia have stopped making arrests for an array of crimes — including drugs, theft and sex work — adopting a catch-and-release policy for the span of the Covid-19 crisis, in what some saw as a step toward anarchy. | The city's (perhaps aptly named) Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw ordered the dramatic policy change on Tuesday, detailed in a memo leaked to local media outlets. Starting on March 17, officers were instructed to only briefly detain those caught committing a laundry list of non-violent offenses, ranging from car and retail theft — which would cover looting — b…

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Armed police arrested hunt saboteurs on 'Unlucky Friday 13th'
Glen Black | thecanary.co | 2020-03-19
Derbyshire Police arrested two hunt saboteurs, sending armed officers to the scene. This isn't the first time sabs in Derbyshire say they've faced over-the-top policing, though, and they claim it's part of an "anti-sab operation".Arrests: Derby Hunt Saboteurs said that on "Unlucky Friday 13th" March, police including firearms officers pulled over vehicles associated with saboteurs. The group says the police held those present "for a considerable amount of time" while arresting two saboteurs. Anti-hunting group Locals Against t…
thecanary.co/discovery/analysis-discovery/2020/03/19/armed-police-arrested-hunt-saboteurs-on-unlucky-friday-13th/

Covid-19 Updates: Iran: 18,407 People Infected, 1,284 Deaths
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-19
Update: 11: 00 | US: Florida's Hillsborough County Releases Minor Criminal Inmates | Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister Thursday announced that 164 minor, nonviolent criminal inmates will be released to reduce the risk of Covid-19 spreading in jails. | Chronister said that these prisoners do not pose a threat to society and that if they break the law they will be arrested again. | "These prisoners are at the lowest point of the public security risk scale and are simply in jail because they could not pay the bonds to be outside," he stressed. | So far, there have been no Covid-19 cases recorded in the c…
telesurenglish.net/news/Covid-19-Updates-Iran-18407-People-Infected-1284-Deaths-20200319-0002.html

Man claiming to be infected with Covid-19 ARRESTED after deliberately coughing at shop staff in England
rt.com | 2020-03-19
A 57-year-old man claiming to be infected with coronavirus has been arrested for assault after deliberately coughing on staff in a shop in England. Eyewitnesses claim the man laughed through the whole ordeal. | Staff suspected the man might be shoplifting and when they confronted him, he reportedly began deliberately coughing at them. The alleged assault took place on High Street in Dudley, near Birmingham, on Wednesday afternoon. | According to eyewitnesses, the man laughed throughout the incident

Is murder still a crime, though? Philly introduces catch-and-release for looters & drug dealers until coronavirus crisis ends
rt.com | 2020-03-18
Cops in Philadelphia have stopped making arrests for an array of crimes