Queens Drug Bust Sparks Protest of 'Police Brutality'
Residents claim pattern of harassment by NYPD
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 6, 2013 5:06 PM CDT
Police in riot gear stand guard outside the 103rd Precinct in the neighborhood of Jamaica in 2008.   (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

(Newser) – Brooklyn isn't the only New York borough facing police brutality protests: About 50 residents of Jamaica, Queens, engaged in a three-hour standoff with police in riot gear last night after a violent drug bust outside a local housing project, the Daily News reports. Police say they saw Corey Crichlow, 33, with drugs and tried to arrest him, but his brother Raynard Fields, 27, stepped in and a fight broke out. Some residents, however, say cops were already beating up Crichlow when Fields tried to intervene, and they beat him up too.

"Some officers don’t have the respect to serve," said the arrested men's uncle. "Kids got mad and the community got mad." The residents marched down to the nearby precinct to protest what they say is a pattern of NYPD brutality against young black men in the neighborhood. Police stood guard with riot masks and batons. The protest was not violent, but witnesses say residents knocked down garbage cans as they ran through the streets. Chrichlow and Fields were taken to a hospital and haven't been charged. At least one police officer was hurt and admitted to a hospital.

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geral sosbee
Apr 14, 2013 8:19 PM CDT
For twenty years I have documented harassment, torture, attempted murder of my person in an unterrupted crime spree by the fbi and their police operatives continuing to date; http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/hightechassau.html http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/mystory.html http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/non-consensual.html the objective of the fbi is to silence or to kill me in order to prevent my full report on the high crimes committed by the fbi. http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/governmentmustcr.html http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/sosbeewrit.html http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/affidavit2007.html my reports and documentationsalso reflect the plight of many persons wrongfully accused and illegally provoked by the very authorities charged with the duty to protect and to defend the human, civil, and constitutional rights of all of us; in many instances disturbing mind games are played against the Target by the criminals within the law enforcement community; see these links and others set forth below: http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/studiesonmindcon.html http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/part2mindcontrol.html http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/part4-worldinabo.html http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2008/05/375399.shtml the objective of such psychological and physical assaults on the person of the Target is to force an unacceptable response so that the Target can be imprisoned; indeed, the fbi is aware that many persons are trained by this government to respond in kind to violent attacks, so the anticipated response is often realized and the Target is ruined or is murdered as a result of illegal police operations; in one instance police thugs, informants, operatives and provocateurs engaged in illegal and immoral maneuvers as I have documented at 19, 19a, 19b, and 19c of ‘My Story’ , as set forth in the links shown below: http://sosbeevfbi.ning.com/profiles/blogs/police-state-formed-evidence-thereof-here?xg_source=activity http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/part19-updatefor.html Fraudulent criminal investigation: http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/part19a-updatefo.html Criminal assault and battery covered up by the perpetrators: the police and the fbi : http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/part19b-updatefo.html Fraudulent ‘’BOLO”: http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/part19c-updatefo.html note that the attorney for the corrupt police is aware that no legitimate criminal investigation is warranted in the ‘incident report’ that she seeks to hide because the same incident report reveals totalfraud by the University of Texas (UT) police and the police officers who created it. The UT attorney writes, "Certain details of the case are known only by the investigationg officers and those close to the investigation", yet the investigative officer and their informants and operatives are the very persons who are illegally creating the report in order to assist the fbi in efforts to imprison this target; thus all such officials should be prosecuted for the crimes that I have outlined; I have asked the Texas Attorney General (AG) to order the release of the hidden report against me because I know that the report is a fraud, that I have not committed any infraction, that the true criminals and the operatives, including the one prosecuted by me (ie Alonzo Yanes) would be revealed when the police release the full report, including the fraudulent “BOLO”;but the AG refuses to get involved, as do the distrct attorneys in the respective jurisdictions; finally, a suspect medical report adds the finishing touch on the efforts by the fbi to discredit the victim of their atrocities: http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/part20-updatefor.html http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2013/03/422488.shtml?discuss all persons who engage in criminal assaults on me and others, in the name of law enforcement or other organizations, are the lowes form of human being and do not deserve to walk among us; they are the Living Dead: http://www.sosbeevfbi.com/statement.html
right2dave
Apr 7, 2013 7:10 PM CDT
Tear the projects down and put their sorry asses to work!
vlad
Apr 7, 2013 5:50 PM CDT
minorities would have an easier time of it if they policed their own street trash ! you know the bastard is dealing turn his sorry ass in ! dont defend him !