May 30, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Sovereign Citizen Movement

SPRINGFIELD, [MA]--Akwon Salaam, reputed gang member and professed sovereign citizen, is being held on $5,000 bail after being ruled competent to stand trial in a motor vehicle theft case. Salaam, 31, of Springfield, proclaimed his freedom from the nation's laws during his arraignment last week on five charges, including receiving a stolen motor vehicle, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and failing to stop for police. Speaking from the defendant's dock, Salaam identified himself as a member of the sovereign citizens' movement, which considers the nation's government to be illegitimate and refuses to be bound by its laws. Salaam failed to mention his alleged membership in secon  

May 30, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Suspicious Activity

HOQUIAM, [WA]--Authorities in Washington state are searching for the driver of a pickup truck involved in a hit-and run collision that left one man dead and another hospitalized over the Memorial Day weekend. Both victims are members of the Quinault Indian Nation, which issued a statement on Monday saying the men could be victims of a hate crime.┬áThe incident took place around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Donkey Creek Campground near Hoquiam. Witnesses told police a man driving a white, lifted, late-90s Chevrolet pickup truck pulled up near the camping area and began spinning his tires. A confrontation between the driver and campers ensued, at which time the driver allegedly backed up toward t