Peoria Blacks Declare War on Whites, 60+ African Americans hit the streets chanting “Kill all the White people”
Original Post from Peoria Chronicle below.
Tonight, around 11 p.m., a group of at least 60-70 African American youth marched down one of the side streets (W. Thrush) to the 4 lane main drag (Sheridan). They were yelling threats to white residents. Things such as we need to kill alll the white people around here. They were physically intimidating anyone calling for help from the police. They were surrounding cars. Cars on the main drag had to slam on their brakes to either avoid the youth blocking not only all four lanes, but a large section of the side street as well. fights were breaking out among them. They were rushing residents who looked out their doors, going on to porches, yelling threats to people calling the police for help.
Cars were doing U turns on the streets just to avoid the mob, mostly male. One youth stated his grandfather was white and several assaulted him on the spot. Onepolice officer answered the call. The youth split into two large groups, one heading north, the other south. They were also yelling racial threats to the police officer but he was outnumbered. Another police car did not show up until after the youth finally dispersed and the patty wagon (van) also eventually showed up.
Residents are very shaken, both black and white alike. This is the fifth large mob action in about a month with smaller groups of 10-12 are out threatening children and adults a few evenings a week or later into the night. The times vary, even occuring during the day. In talking to the police officer, they are short staffed. Residents were advised to simply keep inside and to lock their doors. In other words buckle down, it’s not even safe to sit on your porch or go into your yards.
My take? These are the same youths that run our schools and these are the same that make our schools unsafe, can’t make state standards, and assault teachers and staff. Why? Because there are no repercussions for their actions. At District 150, many are slapped on the wrist or told they suffer econmic let down or whatever and must need help. Even the Chief of Police who tried to correct this type of mob action on the south side streets by issuing J-Walking tickets a few years back, slapped them by removing the tickets. Why? Because the NAACP bitched up a storm. These were poor mis-understood children.
Time has come for us to step up. Us, I mean law abiding citizens and no, I don’t mean grab the rifles and pitchforks. Two wrongs don’t make a right. No, I mean it’s time we citizens hold our elected leaders responsible and make, no, demand they take action and end this shit once and for all. I don’t care if they have to stuff 10 to a cell, but if they are doing this type of crap in our streets, then lock them up.
Aw, but our City Leaders are too damn busy balancing the budget, raising our taxes, making up new fees, paying developers for hotels so Peoria can join the cliché and have walkways to the Civic Center. They do this by laying off cops, fireman, and city street workers.
If we were smart, we would band together, rent a real nice bus from Peoria Charter coach, put some Rap videos on the tvs on the bus, pull up to Thrush and Sheridan and load these poor mis directed youth onto them and drive them deep into the 5th District and let them out near Picture Ridge. Watch how fast this is taken care of then.
Sixty or more young people fought and yelled racist comments at residents as they walked down Thrush Avenue toward Sheridan Road on Friday night, according to eyewitness accounts.
“They were yelling ‘We’re gonna kill all the white people, this is our neighborhood,’” said Paul Wilkinson, 45, a resident who has lived in the neighborhood for 11 years and witnessed the incident about 11 p.m. He relayed the information over the weekend to police, city council members and at least one local blogger.
Peoria police Sunday confirmed there was an incident Friday night but said they were instructed not to comment on it. A desk sergeant said he had received calls on the story from media outlets in New York.
The mob covered all four lanes of Sheridan and the street on Thrush, Wilkinson said. A squad car with one police officer showed up quickly, and the group dispersed in two directions.
Wilkinson said the neighborhood has dealt with problems of drugs, guns and people fighting in the past but never anything that involved race. Since May 17, he has witnessed five incidents of groups either fighting or crowding the area in the neighborhood, he said.
Officers Suspended After Video Of Suspooks’ Beating Surfaces
POSTED: 10:47 am EDT May 7, 2008
UPDATED: 11:18 am EDT May 7, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — Fifteen police officers were taken off the street as authorities investigate a video showing three suspects being kicked, punched and beaten after they were pulled out of a car during a traffic stop. “At a glance it does appear to be a bit beyond the pale,” said Doug Oliver, a spokesman for Mayor Michael Nutter. “Officers are not allowed to operate outside of the law.”
The police department identified the 15 officers who were involved in Monday night’s arrests in the city’s Hunting Park section, where police had been investigating a triple shooting, Oliver said.
The three suspects were charged with criminal conspiracy, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless endangerment, according to court officials.
The video, shot by a WTXF-TV helicopter, shows three police cars stopping a car on the side of a road. About a dozen officers gather around the vehicle and pull three men out. About a half-dozen officers hold two of the men on the ground on the driver’s side. Both are kicked repeatedly, while one is seen being punched; one also appears to be struck with a baton.
On the other side of the car, another group of officers can be seen kicking a third man who ends up on the ground.
NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton and nearly 200 demonstrators were arrested Wednesday as they blocked traffic at the height of the evening rush hour to protest the acquittals of three detectives in the 50-bullet shooting of an unarmed nigger.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WHBQ FOX13 myfoxmemphis.com) — Memphis Police are investigating a shooting on Lester Street near Faxon Avenue in Binghampton that has claimed six lives.
Three injured victims have been transported to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, an 8-year old, a 10-month old, and a third child between 2 and 4-years old. The condition of these victims is unknown.
Police have confirmed that there were six victims dead on arrival at the scene. The identities of those killed, and whether they were children, have not been released.
So far no motive or possible suspects have been released by police investigators.
FOX13 has a crew on the scene, and will continue to update this story as details become available. CLICK HERE for the most recent online update.
EMS radios are stating 5 dead, and 2 infants, ages 4 and 8 wounded
at Faxon and Lester
“child with gunshot and saw injuries”
“approximately 7 year old with gunshot to the forehead”
“approximate 10 month old with gunshot to the head, brain matter showing, breathing”
“8 year old…saw blade or knife sticking out of skull…is able to talk to us…”
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Farmington Hills police have arrested a man the police chief said is a serial bank robber responsible for several robberies in Farmington Hills and surrounding communities.
The most recent incident happened at a Chase bank branch on 12 Mile Road Friday evening. In that incident, the robber got away, but without any money. Similar incidents occurred twice in September, allegedly by the same man, but with more success for the robber.
Farmington Hills Police Chief William Dwyer scheduled a news conference for 4 p.m. Sunday to announce the arrest.
The suspect has been charged with two counts of bank robbery, each punishable by up to life in prison, and one count of attempted bank robbery, punishable by five years in prison.
He was arraigned by 47th District Court Magistrate Dennis Pheney Sunday afternoon and is being held without bond, Dwyer said in a written statement.