On August 19th Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced that he will drop the charges against the recently arrested Food Not Bombs activists. This includes 25 people charged with violating Orlando’s Large Group Feeding Ordinance as well as two trespass arrests.Read more »
The outrageous of this whole situation continues. In the month of June 2011 alone, 26 peaceful people have been arrested at an approximate cost of $3000 per person per arrest to the tax payers of Orlando. Not including the cost of actually trying these people in court and the time of jurors. But since it’s not the OPD’s money, it yours, this is how they feel best to spend their time and your money.Read more »
The Jury is out after 2 long days of trial; the second day running all the way to 10PM on Thursday June 30th. John Kurtz has been convicted of resisting arrest without violence. John’s sentence, 30 days in a concrete cage, 7 days already served and 1 year probation.
The evidence … the cops word … several cops on the stand all with different stories .. each having changed their tune several times throughout the whole process.Read more »
Raw Video. Four Food Not Bombs activists arrested on June 6 2011 at Lake Eola Park, Orlando, FL. 3 More where arrested on June 1st. THe next Food Sharing will be 6/8/11.Read more »
3 Members of Orlando Food not Bombs arrested for feeding the homeless.Read more »
Video summary of JOhn Kurtz facing 6 years in prison for filming police. Trail starts Monday 5/16/11Read more »
Orlando Liberty Activist John Kurtz faces 6 Years in Jail for video taping the police.Read more »
One of OrlandoCopwatch.com’s founders, John Kurtz was arrested by law enforcement over the New Years Eve holiday. OrlandoCopwatch.com will release a public statement after Mr. Kurtz’s side can be told.
OrlandoCopwatch.com’s founders and its many active contributors expect that John Kurtz is being treated fairly while in custody as he is a good and generous friend and not a violent, dangerous criminal.Read more »
Several members of Orlando's most violent street gang decided to detain a peaceful citizen allegedly over a burned out taillight.
Was this gang initiation night, or was the cop just a touch frazzeled from not having his boots licked?
Disobey armed fundraisers for the state, make them show their selves as the aggressor.
Shiny badge, a blue costume or not; Armed Vehicular Robbery is still Robbery no matter how you shake it. If any Joe Citizen had intimidated someone with 4 other gang members and an armed carjacking they'd be in prison. Stop giving these crimes legitimacy.Read more »
Orlando CopWatch composed of Libery minded people of all ages challenges police abuse. Will they be a force to be reconed with? We'll See.Read more »
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