Police Choke Out Man For Selling Water Without A License

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Las Vegas police arrested a man for selling bottled water without a license as witnesses recorded.

A man selling cold bottled water to thirsty tourists on a triple-digit summer day in Las Vegas was placed in a chokehold by Las Vegas police who apparently were cracking down on unlicensed street vendors.

“I can’t breathe” the man wheezes as one cop tightens the chokehold around his neck. But the cop only tells him to “quit resisting.”

“Saying he is resisting won’t make him be resisting,” says a witness as the cops continues repeating the mindless phrase.

“We’re watching you.”

The man does not resist throughout the video but the cops continue to tell him not to resist.

“You’re the only one that committed a crime,” another witness tells the cops.

The video was posted to Facebook Friday with the following description:

This video is someone I know. Jimmy Williams was exercising his right to support himself and/or his family. He was selling water in Las Vegas on a hot day. Do you still think you are free? Do you still think Police are your friends? This is what promoters, water sellers, smut peddlers etc go through everyday on the Las Vegas Strip trying to make a living and trying to put smiles on peoples faces. You have the right to pursue happiness. Whatever that is do it as long as ye harm no one. The police are nothing but a domestic terrorist organization. More people need to wake up. Its not easy. Waking up is hard to do especially when you have been indoctrinated. Rebirth is relearning what you have been taught. Life is not butterflies and crayons. Its not going to be pretty. Its going to a long lonely road but I for one would rather die standing up than to comply. Tis better to burn out than it is to fade cause rust never sleeps.

“They need to train these guys,” one woman exclaims but the video shows they are doing exactly as they are trained. From the chokehold to the knee on the back, they are only trained in how to control people whether they need to be controlled or not.

The video ends with the handcuffed man laying face down in a puddle of water from his own cooler yelling out his phone number to notify his friends or family that he has been arrested.

 

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Man who brutally raped and killed 7-year-old Black girl in casino bathroom seeks parole, writes pathetic apology letter to girl’s family – theGrio

A California man who brutally raped and choked a 7-year-old black girl to death inside a casino bathroom stall is asking for mercy to be released from prison early despite having no parole, reports the Atlanta Black Star.

Jeremy Strohmeyer was 18 when he accosted Sherrice Iverson in a Las Vegas casino in 1997 by raping her and then murdering her inside a bathroom stall.

Strohmeyer avoided the death penalty by admitting guilt and was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Now at age 39, his attorney wants the court to reconsider his case arguing that his brain was underdeveloped at the time of the ruthless killing. But that doesn’t sit well with the detective who investigated the case.

“The innocence of the victim, the brutality of the murder, and the cavalier attitude of the killer,” retired Metro detective Phil Ramos recalled of the incident. “I still remember taking the confession from him and he described in brutal detail how he molested little Sherrice.”

Ozzie Fumo believes that Strohmeyer should be re-sentenced. He argues that his tumultuous childhood, his mother’s mental illness and being put up for adoption, contributed to the killer’s mental state.

Ramos contests that claim.

“He was not immature,” he said of Strohmeyer. “He’s a cold-blooded killer and he should have been put to death for this crime.”

Strohmeyer wrote a letter to Iverson’s family and apologized for the vicious crime.

“I want to ask for their forgiveness, and I want them to know I’d give anything to trade places with Sherrice,” Strohmeyer wrote in a letter to The Las Vegas Review-Journal last year. “I just want them to know I am sorry, more sorry than words can ever say. I wish nothing but peace and good lives for them wherein their lives are not defined by this horrible tragedy as mine has been.”

A judge is expected to review the case in the next three months.

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