May 14, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson in Sovereign Citizen Movement

JERSEY CITY, [NJ]--The rants of a self-proclaimed "sovereign citizen" from Jersey City got him thrown out of two Hudson County courtrooms yesterday and he was then ordered detained pending trial on PCP charges. Gregory Hickman, 39, of Palisade Avenue, appeared in Criminal Justice Reform Court yesterday after having refused to cooperate since his arrest Sunday. After stepping a few feet into court surrounded by sheriff's officers Hickman began yelling slogans and Hudson County Superior Court Judge Sheila Venable had him removed after he repeatedly shouted "I reject." The state had asked for Hickman to be detained, so his next stop was a detention hearing. When he did not show up, a sheriff's officer told the judge Hickman, who was in a holding cell, refused to come to court and refused to answer to his name. That's when the prosecutor noted that Hickman identified himself as a sovereign citizen in the arrest report and said name was Gawdjson. The judge asked the sheriff officer to try using that name and within minutes Hickman was brought to court. He immediately went into another tirade. "This is for the people -- the people," he said. Then apparently referring to the American flag, he continued, "That's the enmity flag right there. The enmity flag is a corporation flag. It's contract law. I do not want to enter into no contract with state of New Jersey under any condition or any circumstances. I have committed no crimes. ..." View More>>

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