The news you're not supposed to know...

An Introduction to Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand Everything
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
Operation Gladio: The Hidden History of U.S. Sponsored False Flag Terrorism in EuropeThe New American Century: The Untold History of The Project for the New American Century
Analysis posted Jan 16 2012, 11:59 PM Category: Tyranny/Police State Source: InformationLiberation Print

Paradise Lost For Maui Couple After Police Mistakenly Raid Their Dinner Party

Chris | InformationLiberation

Heavily armed Maui Police mistakenly raided a Maui couple in the middle of a dinner party.

The couple reportedly informed the police they got the wrong house, but the police insisted on searching their house nonetheless, leaving their furniture overturned and their house in a mess.

Keep in mind, the police allegedly conducted this search after they were informed they had the wrong house.

Maui News reports:
"When Norman Freeland touched the door, the men rushed into the Freelands' home without permission," the complaint alleges, adding that the officers did not "knock and announce" their presence as required by state law.

The officers "screamed and yelled" as they entered the home, grabbed Norman Freeland by the wrist and forced him and his wife outside, where they were held by a man carrying a "combat-type weapon," according to the complaint.

The men told the Freelands that they had a warrant but did not show it to them, according to the complaint. It also claims April Freeland told them that they were at the wrong house and pointed out that their address was clearly displayed on the outside fence and door. Still, the officers continued to detain them and searched the house for around 30 minutes, according to the complaint.

The officers "overturned furniture," "searched the Freelands' drawers" and "created a mess in the Freelands' home," according to the complaint.

[...]"Everyone is supposed to feel safe inside their home, and the one person who's supposed to protect you, the police, are the ones who invaded their home," he said. "They feel violated."
The police are predictably denying most of their allegations, claiming the police just committed "a very quick sweep of the house."

"If a chair got knocked down in the process of an entry, that might have happened, but it would not have been done purposely to damage any part of their home," said Deputy Corporation Counsel Moana Lutey.

I would ask Mrs. Lutey, how would she feel if heavily armed strangers invaded her home "mistakenly?"

Would she find solace in the fact they didn't intend to raid her home and terrorize her with guns drawn?

Keep in mind, this was not to stop a serial killer, this was to stop someone from voluntarily using and consuming plant matter for their personal enjoyment.

The Freeland's lawyer had these choice words for the police-thugs of the Maui Police Department.

"The chief of police and the county have to stand up, take responsibility and demand their police officers not behave as armed bullies ... We cannot tolerate or accept this kind of behavior. If citizens do not have the courage to stand up for their rights, they will lose them."

I couldn't agree more, though I believe reforming the police requires a fundamental transformation in the way policing is performed.

Image: Gerdbru, Wikicommons

Latest Tyranny/Police State
- Baby Clings to Life After Flash-Bang Grenade Lands in His Crib
- A Peace Officer Defies the "Blue Tribe": The Exile of Officer Cariol Horne
- For Punitive Populists, "Comply or Die" IS The "Law"
- Cop Stops Fellow Cop From Choking a Handcuffed Man, She Was Then Beaten and Fired
- Thieves Yell "Police" Before Invading Home, Shooting and Robbing Resident
- Cops Called For Wellness Check Beat Innocent Man, Pile On False Charges; Jury Exonerates, Twice
- Psychotic Vegas Cop Filmed Beating Man For Filming In Viral Video Queitly Hired By Another Dept.
- Ignorance Is No Excuse for Wrongdoing, Unless You're a Cop

Comments Add Comment Page 1 of 1

Posted: Dec 08 2012, 9:29 PM

6675 Lawsuit is scheduled in March on Oahu in the Federal court...hopefully the jury will see the injustice and help to right a wrong.

Add Comment


Verification *
Please Enter the Verification Code Seen Below

Please see our About Page, our Disclaimer, and our Comments Policy.

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which in some cases has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available for the purposes of news reporting, education, research, comment, and criticism, which constitutes a 'fair use' of such copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. It is our policy to remove material from public view that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our members or users.

About Us - Disclaimer - Privacy Policy

Advanced Search


Remember Me
Forgot Password?

A Peace Officer Defies the "Blue Tribe": The Exile of Officer Cariol Horne - 12/19For Punitive Populists, "Comply or Die" IS The "Law" - 12/19Cop Stops Fellow Cop From Choking a Handcuffed Man, She Was Then Beaten and Fired - 12/18Thieves Yell "Police" Before Invading Home, Shooting and Robbing Resident - 12/18Baby Clings to Life After Flash-Bang Grenade Lands in His Crib - 12/20Sony Hack Reinvigorates Support for Privacy-Busting CISPA-Style Legislation - 12/19Reno 911 - Cop Psychology [Comedy] - 12/19Cops Called For Wellness Check Beat Innocent Man, Pile On False Charges; Jury Exonerates, Twice - 12/17

Rialto, CA Police Made to Wear Cameras, Use of Force Drops by Over Two-ThirdsCop Who Karate Chopped NY Judge In Throat Gets Off Scot-FreeFlorida Cop Smashes Compliant Woman's Face Into Car -- "Maybe Now You Can Understand Simple Instructions"VIDEO: Lapel Cam Reveals A Day In The Life Of A U.S. Police Officer (Tasing, Beating, Breaking & Entering, Stomping On Heads... and Laughing About It)Caught On Tape: Officer Sucker Punches Inmate In Face, Files Report Claiming 'Self Defense'Insult Person On Twitter, Go To JailSWAT Team Brings TV Crew To Film Raid Against Threatening Internet Critic -- Raids Innocent Grandma InsteadCop Karate Chops NY Judge In The Throat