Lt. Peter Salzone shot himself multiple times in the stomach on Friday, had been recently told by the feds that he was wanted for questioning as a witness in their ongoing corruption probe. To add insult to injury the NYPD placed him on modified assignment and stripped him of his badge and gun while he was still unconscious recovering from his self inflicted gun shot wounds. The probe is directed at four upper echelon NYPD officers who were accepting bribes, in the form of vacations and prostitutes, in exchange for police escorts, department access and gun licenses.
A video circulating the internet shows two young men driving around all day, stealing Trump signs on display in peoples yards. However one attempt turned violent and the men were caught on video punching a lady in the face multiple times.
An individual crashed the Sunday Bears game wearing a gorilla costume and a white t-shirt with the words “All Lives Matter” written on it. While fans running onto the field is nothing new in sports, it’s not everyday that an idiot in a gorilla costume decides to make a play for the most racist moment on ESPN in 2016.
NASA cut the feed from the International Space Station (ISS) after the presence of an unidentified flying object was spotted. The new video is being used by alien hunters to promote the existence of extra terrestrial life. I for one believe it is arrogant to think humans and animals are the only form of life in existence throughout the vast universe and obviously I am not alone.
During the “Seeds of Hope” dinner Kevin Johnson, the Sacramento Mayor and former NBA guard, was hit in the face by a pie thrown by Sean Thompson. Immediately after the Mayor proceed to tackle and beat Thompson to a bloody pulp. UFC fighter and former WEC champion Urijah Faber said, “There was another guy that was being detained who was all dirty, dressed kind of raggedy, and bloodied up at this point who was being held for the cops to come and grab him.”
Faber also said Johnson described it as a clear-cut case of self-defense, but is such a violent response appropriate to being pied in the face?
“I asked him (Johnson) what happened and apparently the guy had come from behind and just slammed him in the face, sounds like half punch, half pie slamming in the face and then they got into a scuffle and started rolling around on the ground and looks like that guy got the worst of it,” said Faber.
Thompson a member of the Occupy Sacramento camps and the former Sacramento City College student body senator. His motivations for his activism are police brutality and the extreme inequalities” between the upper and lower class. Thompson has been charged with felony assault of a public official and one misdemeanor charge of battery on school or park property.
Thompson was arrested three times prior for illegally camping in front of city hall during the Occupy Sacramento protest and the president of the local police union justified pepper spraying him for unauthorized used of the podium after he turned his back on the city council during a public meeting.
He’s lucky he didn’t get doused in pepper spray, as three cops moved in immediately, put on high alert by his unorthodox and unauthorized use of a podium. – Mark Tyndale, President Sacramento Police Officers Association.
Kevin Johnson went home with his family with no injuries and Sean Thompson was treated at the hospital before being transported to a cage where he is currently being held on a $100,000 bond.
Watch: Interview with Sean Thompson