I saw a black vehicle with no lights. Publication here does not mean that Michael David Hooks has committed a criminal offense, it is only a record of arrest. The primary problem is the police state we live in, the absolute immunity police seem to have no matter what they do, and the illegality of everything. As used in this section: 1. . This'll keep happening until we quarantine people who have direct contact with Ebola patients before they are put back in the genpop.
Spencer was transported to Bellevue by a specially-trained team wearing personal protective equipment, after he reported experiencing fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. All individuals on this website are considered innocent until proven guilty. A person who as a lessee or occupant of a building and who with the intent to suppress law enforcement entry knowingly fortifies or allows to be fortified the building for the purpose of unlawfully selling, manufacturing or distributing any dangerous drug or narcotic drug is guilty of a class 4 felony. After he drove away, he claimed he realized that the bag contained 20 grams of methamphetamine instead of cash. Hooks with meth and that the businessman had resold it. The trajectory of the shots, coupled with the number of shots infers a clear intent on behalf of the shooters to kill David Hooks.
Attorney Shook, on December 11, 2014, made a startling announcement: When the police shot Mr. The Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which reviews all officer shootings, didn't respond to HuffPost's inquiries. His institutional knowledge along those lines will be sorely missed. The word of a thief to obtain the warrant, Shook told the Macon Telegraph. We do not originate, create, or control that information, and we cannot guarantee that the information will be accurate or up to date.
Michael is 29 years old. Hooks, a hunter, kept as many as 10 guns at home, though most were stored in a locker, Shook said. Why not wait until your subject exits his gun-keeping facility? Of course somebody will be held accountable. Hooks bolted for the bedroom to alert her sleeping husband. Please consider or making an additional. Record last updated on June 18, 2016. So I am somewhat perplexed.
Georgia has been the site of committed in the name of Prohibition. The sheriff's office had also said they fired at Hooks for aggressively pointing a gun at them near the back door, but Shook alleges that the deputies blindly shot at Hooks through a wall without knowing who was there. It was just before 11 p. I heard a car coming up the driveway really fast, and I looked up the upstairs window. Nothing apparently ever came of that investigation, but the five-year-old uncorroborated tip made it into the search warrant application.
Another reason why the 44 hours feels criminal. Garrett's public defender only found out that he'd been moved when it was announced in a Laurens County court on Oct. The day after Garrett briefly spoke to Frost, he was quietly transferred to the Emanuel County jail, about 50 miles away. As noted by , the raid was based on a tip from Rodney Garrett, a local meth addict who had just stolen a car from Hooks' property. When I got downstairs to the bottom of the stairs, he opened the door and he had a gun in his hand, and he said, 'Who is it? She obviously misled her husband into thinking cops were criminals. Hooks was the 24th person in the U. When the state can break down anybody's door, shoot them in the head, and nothing else happens.
She saw men jump out of the vehicle and approach her home, donning black and camouflage clothing, shrouded in hoods. Deputies shot and killed a man inside his Georgia home last month following an apparently bogus tip they received from a confessed meth addict and thief. Comments do not represent the views of Reason. David Hooks and his wife of 25 years, Teresa, had settled in for the evening; Mr. In the warrant application, Laurens investigator Chris Brewer wrote that he knew Hooks and his home address from a previous investigation. Shook, had no business raiding this house and killing this decent man. And - 44 hours to search a residence of that size tells me a lot too.
Interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Ga. As he exited his bedroom, the back door of the house was breached, and gun-wielding home invaders charged in. On October 2, 2014, the Hooks family attorney, Mitch Shook, told reporters that the police had forced their way into the house without knocking or announcing themselves to execute a search warrant based upon bogus informant information. Craig Spencer had recently returned to the United States from one of the three West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak. Hooks' family says that he didn't use drugs or sell them.
Contact the relevant law enforcement officials in Douglas, Georgia for current information about this arrest and related court dates. David Hooks has resigned his position as Jefferson County's investments director after four months. The body will lie in state from 10:00 am until the hour of service. Agreed sadly, it does fall more heavily on people with darker skin, much of our system of injustice falls on them too, which cause more encounters with the jack booted death squads which leads to negative encounters with the police and more deaths. In fact, it almost seems like they leapt at any opportunity, no matter how untrustworthy the source and how unbelievable his story, to launch their late night raid. It tells me their standards for assigning credulity are almost non-existent. Hooks' house, officers knew they would need more than the word of a meth-addicted burglar and car thief to get a judge to sign off on a warrant.