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Victim of Warrantless, Wrong-Door Raid: “I’m not the same person”

3 years agoNews : Reason

After finding two bodies in a burned-out SUV earlier this month, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office traced the vehicle’s owner to the El Pueblo Apartments in Albuquerque, New Mexico. On April 10, the officers gathered at the complex to conduct a raid. At the last minute, they noticed activity in a unit two doors away, and decided to raid that one, oo—without a warrant.
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Court hammers Florida sheriff’s office for SWAT-style raid to check for barber licenses

News : The Raw Story (3 months ago)

An appeals court harshly rebuked the Orange County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office over a SWAT-style raid to check for barber licenses, finding it was unreasonable to conduct such an investigation of a second-degree misdemeanor. The U.S.... Read Post

Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Department Clears Its Own Officers of Wrongdoing in Cheye Calvo Raid

News : The Agitator (6 years ago)

Yesterday, the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Department announced that its internal review found that its officers did nothing wrong in the SWAT raid on Berwyn Heights, Maryland Mayor Cheye Calvo’s home. Last summer, officers int... Read Post

5 bodies found burned inside SUV in Arizona desert

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

Five bodies burned beyond recognition in a vehicle discovered smoldering in the southern Arizona desert appear to be victims of drug-smuggling violence, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said Saturday. Read Post


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