March 14, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Antigovernment Extremism-General

TUCSON, [AZ]--A group that calls itself “Veterans On Patrol” has not filed paperwork to use the word “veterans” as it collects donations. Lewis Arthur, a non-veteran, is one of the men who has been leading Veterans On Patrol in the effort to set up homeless camps around the state. Volunteers patrol cities looking for homeless veterans. They bring them to their organized camps and try to find them more services. Last fall he brought his operation to Tucson. At their camp on private property near 22nd Street and 4th Avenue, they have 14 residents, and 7 are veterans. The camp is often staffed with volunteers wearing camouflage and openly carrying firearms. Nora Morales said she  

March 5, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

JACKSONVILLE, [FL]--No one from Jacksonville has been executed since 1999. But white supremacist Mark James Asay is a little over two weeks away from being put to death. But Asay, 51, may have a better chance than most of avoiding his St. Patrick’s Day execution due to the uncertainty of the death penalty in Florida. Asay was sentenced to death for the murders of Robert Lee Booker and Robert McDowell in 1987. Booker was black and McDowell was a cross-dressing prostitute who was actually white, but Asay believed he was a black woman. The Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Asay’s case Wednesday morning, if they decline to delay the sentencing, only the U.S. Supreme Court   

March 4, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Antigovernment Extremism-General

HAMMOND, [IN]--A northwestern Indiana man accused of threatening to kill judges in a Facebook post has been sentenced to more than three years in custody. A U.S. District Court Chief Judge sentenced 23-year-old Samuel Bradbury of Pine Village on Wednesday to 41 months incarceration and two years of supervised release. The judge also ordered him to pay more than $7,000 in restitution. A jury convicted Bradbury last July of maliciously conveying false information concerning the use of fire or explosives. Court documents say West Lafayette police received information that Bradbury was making threats on his Facebook page, claiming to have chemical weapons and explosives. Officers found anti-gov  

March 3, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

MILTON, [AL]--Dozens of Milton residents have reported finding fliers from the Knights of the Klu Klux Klan tossed onto their property throughout the week. Police said the fliers, sealed in plastic baggies with rice inside, have been reported in Milton since Monday. Police added the rice is used simply as a weight, allowing the baggies to be tossed from a moving vehicle. The fliers, addressed from a group called the Original Knight Riders headquartered in Beckley, outline a diatribe against Islam in the United States and the supposed implementation of "Sharia Law." According to the website listed on the fliers, the group declines all media requests. While unusual to throw fliers from a vehi  

March 3, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Anti-Abortion Extremism

FLATHEAD, [MT]--The owner of a Kalispell health clinic that was destroyed in March 2014 is suing the man responsible for the break-in, his family and a local pro-life resource center. Susan Cahill and her husband, Steve Martinez, filed a lawsuit in Flathead County District Court against Zachary, Kenny and Twyla Klundt, as well as Michelle Reimer and Hope Pregnancy Ministries on Feb. 3. Zachary Klundt was sentenced to the Montana State Prison last year for breaking into and destroying All Families Healthcare in Kalispell. The clinic was the sole health care provider in Northwest Montana to offer abortions. In the lawsuit, Cahill alleges that Zachary Klundt did not act alone in the break-in  

March 2, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Threat to President

CLEVELAND, [OH]--A Cleveland man was arrested Monday night for making a possible threat against the President of the United States. Cleveland Police arrested Jonathan W. Smead, 35, of Spring Road in Cleveland. The Secret Service reportedly assisted. According to affidavits, a phone conversation to the Secret Service was recorded in which Smead stated, "I want to kill President Obama." He went on to mention past assassins, including Lee Harvey Oswald and John Wilkes Booth. The affidavit also said Smead has an interest in assassinations and that he has visited the Texas School Book Depository, the site of President Kennedy's assassination. Smead continued to say he wanted to kill Hillary   

March 2, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

INGLEWOOD, [CA]--A man who allegedly called a turbaned Sikh bus driver a terrorist and attacked him on a Los Angeles County bus was charged Wednesday with a hate crime. KC Tard Jr., 34, could face up to six years in jail if convicted of the Nov. 6 attack. He remained jailed. An attorney for Tard could not immediately be found. Tard had boarded the Metro bus in south Los Angeles when he began shouting that the bearded, turbaned driver, Balwinder Jit Singh, was a terrorist and a suicide bomber who had hijacked the vehicle, prosecutors said. The bus continued into suburban Inglewood, where Tard allegedly battered Singh in the face before leaving. Tard was arrested a short time later. He i  

March 2, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

BEAUMONT, [TX]--A black candidate for Jefferson County sheriff said a white man yelled a racial slur right before he shot her campaign headquarters Monday in Beaumont. Candidate Zena Stephens, Prairie View A&M University chief of police, said she was standing outside the office when a man in a white Jeep yelled “[expletive] the [N-words].” The shot shattered the glass door. There were no injuries. Five people were taken into custody and questioned about the shooting late Monday. Beaumont police found a BB-style gun and a low-caliber rifle in the vehicle. View More>>  

March 1, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

HUNTINGTON BEACH, [CA]--A 28-year-old Oak Forest police officer was arrested in connection with an attack on two teenagers in California. The victims said they were targeted because they were speaking Arabic. Arthur Roman, of Tinley Park, his 25-year-old brother, Martin, and his brother's wife, Jessica, were charged with assault with a deadly weapon and battery. Huntington Beach police said officers responded to a report of a stabbing outside a 24-hour fitness center just after 4:15 p.m. Sunday. Karam Jarrah, 17, had been stabbed twice. Jarrah said his brother-in-law, Asem Dghem, walked by the three suspects sitting in their car. "He was like, 'What's up Obama bam?'" Jarrah said. "They got *  

March 1, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

ANNISTON, [AL]--The Calhoun County District Attorney confirmed the FBI has opened a hate crime investigation into the death of 42-year-old Deatrice Barclay. Barclay was shot and killed outside his Anniston home in January. Barclay's wife, Sherry, her two-year-old granddaughter was in the house with her when the fatal shooting happened. Days after the shooting, Anniston City Jail employee, Joshua Parker, and Joel Abbott were arrested and charged with murder. Since that time, the Calhoun County NAACP and Barclay's family have pushed for hate crime charges against the suspects. They say the killing was racially motivated. View More>>