Judge clears man in 'Shamrock the Block' case

Jun 6, 2013 Full story: WTVR Richmond 7

A Richmond judge has thrown out charges filed against a man stemming from a videotaped confrontation with police during March's " Shamrock the Block " festival in Shockoe Bottom.

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Since: Feb 10

King George, VA

#1 Jun 7, 2013
Sounds like King Jones is taking lessons from Bloomers in NYC on how to violate the citizens of Richmond's rights under the Constitution.

I hope he does sue and wins big $$$ from the city.
the nightmare returns

Richmond, VA

#2 Jun 11, 2013
va_tazdad wrote:
Sounds like King Jones is taking lessons from Bloomers in NYC on how to violate the citizens of Richmond's rights under the Constitution.
I hope he does sue and wins big $$$ from the city.
Oh my, taz is siding with the victim......of course he is/ the victim is white.
Funny

Charlottesville, VA

#3 Jun 11, 2013
the nightmare returns wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh my, taz is siding with the victim......of course he is/ the victim is white.
Is the race card all you got?
the nightmare returns

Richmond, VA

#4 Jun 12, 2013
Yep, and you know its the truth. Carry on sonny boy.

Since: Feb 10

Midlothian, VA

#5 Jun 13, 2013
Funny wrote:
<quoted text>
Is the race card all you got?
That is all she ever has.(And changing her ID quite often. Say Hi to nothead.)
Stasi

Quinton, VA

#6 Jun 14, 2013
va_tazdad wrote:
Sounds like King Jones is taking lessons from Bloomers in NYC on how to violate the citizens of Richmond's rights under the Constitution.
I hope he does sue and wins big $$$ from the city.
You personally don't know anything about violating peoples constitutional rights, do you HYPOCRITE??? If anybody should be sued for every dime they have it is YOU!!
VN Vet

Hopewell, VA

#7 Jun 14, 2013
I saw the whole video of the event. The young man was drunk, but the officer overreacted and was totally in the wrong in his handling of the situation. I don't believe race has anything to do with it, but the officer was wrong to have gotten out of control.

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