(CBDSFW.COM) – Authorities in Louisiana have issued a warrant for the arrest of former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith for an alleged second-degree battery that occurred in the New Orleans area on Saturday evening, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed. Smith, 31, currently plays for the Seattle Seahawks. READ MORE: $40M In Renovations Planned For Fort Worth's Heritage Park Sheriff James Pohlmann said, deputies responded to a call for medical assistance needed in Meraux on Saturday, April 17 around 7:30 p.m. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a man who said he was assaulted by an acquaintance of his earlier while outside a business in Chalmette. Aldon Smith “WANTED” bulletin During the course of the investigation, detectives with the Criminal Investigations Bureau identified the suspect as Smith. READ MORE: Dallas Area Meals On Wheels Clients Get COVID-19 Vaccine Home-Delivered Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Smith is asked to … [Read more...] about Former Dallas Cowboys Defensive End Aldon Smith Wanted For 2nd-Degree Battery In Louisiana
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close Video Former prosecutor: Expect Chauvin jury to 'sit back,' show case 'respect it deserves' Criminal defense attorney Mark Eiglarsh discusses closing arguments in the Minneapolis murder trial on 'The Story' A lawyer defending Derek Chauvin, who is on trial for the death of George Floyd, cited Rep. Maxine Waters’, D-Calif., comments to Minnesota protesters over the weekend in court on Monday. "And now that we have [a] U.S. representative … threatening acts of violence in relation to this specific case, it's it's mind boggling to me to have," Attorney Eric Nelson said, as he attempted to argue that the jury may have been unduly influenced by external factors. Judge Peter Cahill said that he wished elected officials would stop referencing the case "especially in a manner that is disrespectful to the rule of law" so as to let the judicial process play out as intended. He added, however, that he did not believe the comments unduly influenced … [Read more...] about Derek Chauvin trial judge slams Maxine Waters’ inflammatory comments
With President Joe Biden securely in office and the 2024 presidential election 43 months away, the mainstream press has determined it an acceptable time to expose the frequent fibber’s most flagrant falsehoods. This week saw a plethora of so-called “fact-checkers” take issue with the blatantly false statements Biden made while announcing his “initial actions” on gun control on April 8. In touting H.R. 8, which would criminalize the private transfer of firearms, Biden stated, These bills, one, require background checks for anyone purchasing a gun at a gun show or an online sale. Most people don ’t know: If you walk into a store and you buy a gun, you have a background check. But you go to a gun show, you can buy whatever you want and no background check. This decades-old gun show talking point is a lie. There is no “gun show loophole” or “online sales loophole.” Federal law requires all firearm dealers to be licensed and to initiate a National Instant Criminal … [Read more...] about Biden’s Anti-Gun Lies Are Too Much Even For Legacy Press Fact Checkers
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The fate of Derek Chauvin should be in the hands of the jury by Monday afternoon. Monday morning both sides will give their closing arguments and then the jury begins deliberations. They’ll be sequestered, meaning they’ll spend the night in a hotel and be escorted by deputies to and from the courthouse. Should Chauvin be found not guilty on all charges, he will walk out of the courtroom a free man. If he is convicted on any of the three counts, he will be immediately taken into custody. READ MORE: Liliana Carrillo Charged With Murdering 3 Children In Reseda “Right from the courtroom, he will go to jail and he will be held in jail until sentencing. If there is a prison sentence, which of course there would be, he would go to prison,” attorney Joe Tamburino said. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Floyd. Under sentencing guidelines, he could get 12 and a half years on either … [Read more...] about What Happens If Derek Chauvin Is Convicted, Or If He’s Acquitted?
WASHINGTON - A U.S. jury in a Minnesota courtroom Monday heard sharply different claims of how George Floyd, a Black man, died last year. A prosecutor accused former police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more than nine minutes. A defense attorney contended that Floyd died partly from drug use. Prosecutor Steve Schleicher summed up the case against Chauvin, 45, the white police officer who held down the handcuffed, 46-year-old Floyd, as he lay prone on a city street and gasped — 27 times, according to videos of his arrest — that he could not breathe. “He was trapped … a knee to his neck,” Schleicher said, with Chauvin’s weight on him for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. “George Floyd was not a threat to anyone,” Schleicher said. “All that was required was some compassion, and he got none.” But defense attorney Eric Nelson, in more than 2½ hours of arguments before the racially diverse 12-member jury, contended that Chauvin followed his police … [Read more...] about US Jury Hears Conflicting Arguments in Trial of Officer Charged with Killing George Floyd