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Friday, November 11, 2016

Cops And Courts – November 11, 2016

Guilty Plea For Stun Gun At Trump Rally

SNOW HILL — A Delmar man, arrested last April on various charges after producing a stun gun at a protest following Donald Trump’s visit to Stephen Decatur High School, pleaded guilty last week to disorderly conduct and was fined and placed on probation.

On April 20, Trump visited Berlin for a political rally attended by thousands, including supporters, protesters and hundred more curiosity seekers. While Trump was speaking inside the school, thousands gathered in areas around Decatur including the parking lot of the old Harley Davidson business across the street.

The protests, while somewhat chippy, were by and large peaceful although an incident later in the evening after the rally threatened to turn violent. After the rally was over, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer who was part of an local allied law enforcement presence on hand to provide security, heard what he believed to be a stun gun being activated in the large crowd in the Harley Davidson parking lot.

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

"One of the OCPD officers on the scene targeted Purnell with his taser, which gained immediate compliance"

:) :)

Anonymous said...

I challenged him and he cowered.