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Sunday, April 30, 2017

SU Men's lacrosse upends York (Pa.), 15-5 to win 20th CAC title

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's lacrosse team captured its 20th Capital Athletic Conference tournament victory and secured its 29th consecutive berth into the NCAA tournament with a 15-5 win on Saturday afternoon over York College of Pennsylvania.

Salisbury got out to an 11-0 lead in the first half to put away the game early and get the conference championship win after York had beat Salisbury on the same stage last season.

Salisbury got the first goal of the game just over two minutes in with Nathan Blondino driving from X and placing the turnaround shot into the top shelf.

Blondino would end the game with eight points off three goals and five assists to break the 100-point mark for the second-straight season. Blondino heads into the NCAA tournament with 105 points.


Wicomico County Agenda & Packet For May 2, 2017

A Message From Salisbury Independent Volunteer Fire Co

The right decisions were made, wisdom prevailed tonight. Salisbury Independent Volunteer Fire Co. has its county territory or response district. Can't wait till July 1, 2017 we will go in service and when history is made. We are recognized by and members of The Maryland State Firefighters Association, the Wicomico County Volunteer Fireman's Association and Wicomico County Fire Chiefs Association. Again We would like to thank everyone for their faith, support and kind words. It is greatly appreciated.

BREAKING NEWS: Rapes In Salisbury Maryland Up 50% This Year

There have been SIX rapes in Salisbury so far in the first four months of 2017, an average of 18 for the year. There were a total of 12 rapes last year in Salisbury. There were only four rapes in the first four months of 2016.

Boy Mayor Jake Day and his rubber stamping local media can tell you crime is down but if it wasn't for Salisbury News, none of you would be up to speed with either reality or the documented truth.

Ladies, the above images are in the very least extremely scary. However, this is what has been DOCUMENTED and or exposed. There's no telling what the TRUTH is as your representatives continue to try to convince the public things are not as bad as Salisbury News publishes. 

It's time for YOU to decide who's telling you the TRUTH. It's time for each and every one of you to be on alert. It's time for you to contact other news sources and demand answers as to WHY they refuse to tell the TRUTH. 

Boy Mayor Jake Day Drives Salisbury Paddle Boats Out Of Business

A Viewer Writes... 4-24--17

Joe, I ate at the Old West steak house. The owner is the cook he makes the best dam steaks around. If you want a good NY strip go there. People always say there's no good food in Salisbury or its all Sysco food. That man knows what's up. Gotta give props where it's due.

How Does A Liberal Get The Most Attention For An Upcoming Election...

In the case of Jake Day, lower taxes. BUT WAIT, there's a lot more to it.

It's the old bait and switch. While the rest of your local media headlines a tax decrease in Salisbury for both residential and business, you better know the details.

I spoke with one business owner recently who thought this was really cool. They own a business in Salisbury and thought they'd be getting a 6% decrease, WRONG! 
The ONLY decrease is going to be more like retail businesses where they'll get a 6% reduction in inventory taxes, that's it. So for most of the non retail businesses in Salisbury, NO SOUP FOR YOU!

As for the tax reduction for residential, it will only work with property owners who own and LIVE in their homes. That means 80% of Salisbury will NOT be receiving a tax decrease.

However, it all sounds good, IF you just read just the headlines. The difference being is, who will tell you the whole story. It's all about the sound bites and always has been for Liberals. 

The bigger question still remains, just what position is Jake Day preparing to run for?

Do You Agree?

A Viewer Writes: Dayton's Restaurant

Morning sir... I know sometimes you post comments about food so here is mine... went to Dayton's restaurant on snow hill road and got the meatloaf special (Wednesday 's only) two large slices of meatloaf, yams, mashed potatoes... everything was so good... hot and fresh... a nice home cooked meal all for $ 7.95 pass this along if you like... thumbs up on this one!!

SUP on the WICOMICO river today

A Viewer Writes: Gay Flags At Bennett High School

On Friday April 21st at Bennett high school students were threatened with suspension for having a gay flag wrapped around them. You reported that it was a rainbow flag which was false. One student has made a Facebook post which now has over 100 shares. We would love for awareness for what happened at Bennett high but we wish what you posted was true. Students were rudely made to break their oath of silence by talking to the admiration about how it was "teacher dress as student day not gay day" and their flag was taken. When a different student who owned the flag went to get it back they were told that they were offending other students and their for couldn't have it. That student was then pulled out of class multiple times during the day to be told how if it were a kkk shirt it would be made to be taken off also. They then told the student that if they were being threaten by other student why would they then still go around with their flag. The students, with the flag, through out the day had been called "faggot" and told "this is America the straight" and they were threatened with suspension and not they students who threatened them? This is the news we would like shared not the story you were told third hand. I was there and I was part of this all. Thank you. 

Publishers Notes: Salisbury News did not make a mistake in our original article. Perhaps this student, (and others) were not aware that another situation had happened, all of which are unfortunate. 

Corporal Stephen Ballard’s Killer ‘Neutralized’ – Bear, DE 4-27-17

Bear, DE – Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen Ballard’s killer was “neutralized” after a standoff that lasted all night.

After the suspected had murdered Corporal Stephen Ballard, he fled to his residence in the 500 block of St. Michaels Drive in the Brick Mill Farms Development, where police surrounded his house on Wednesday afternoon.

While the suspect was barricaded in his house, he repeatedly fired at officers as they attempted to talk him down.

At around 9:17 AM Thursday, the suspect exited his residence and engaged police in a gun battle. Police had him surrounded by armed tactical officers, and they neutralized the f–k out of him.


The Simple Reason Why A Second American Civil War May Be Inevitable

America has always had its divisions, and Americans have never really been a monolith. We’ve always been a nation of many nations. The culture of New England is different from the culture of the Deep South, which is different from the cultures in the West Coast or the Midwest. People living in the cities have different beliefs than people who live in the countryside. Within those areas, there are ethnic, linguistic, and religious enclaves. It’s always kind of been like that (probably to a lesser degree in the past), and somehow we’ve been able to find enough common ground to keep this country together for more than a century.

However, something has changed. You can feel it in the air. Our nation has clearly never been this divided since the Civil War. A lot of people noticed it after the last election, but the truth is that these divisions have been deepening for decades, and they’re just now reaching a very noticeable breaking point. That’s obvious enough when you look at how the left and the right have been going at each other. It used to be a war of words, but it’s turning into something very dark.


Come On People, REALLY? PetSmart In Salisbury

A Comment Worthy Of A Post: Candice Schwemlein (on behalf of Morgan's Family) said...

"In her Honor" is in partially our family's legacy of Morgan's memory. We are HONORING Morgan's life and RECOGNIZING this horrible epidemic that brought her down. In doing so, we are hoping that her MEMORY, the memory of how she lived, loved and eventually died; and the memory of what her parents are going thru daily; promotes the FIGHT AGAINST HEROIN. Not as a disease, but as a new way of life that so many young people are getting wrapped up in everyday.

This epidemic is real and stand by; because it is going to hit every family in one way, shape or form in the United States. You think it isn't? Things are going to get much worse, before they get better. So this K9 is a memorial for all of those who knew and loved Morgan; but a prevention tool for those who are headed down her path. Maybe one day you will be THANKING K9 Morgan and her handler for finding what you as a family member were too blind/ or too naive to see.

Attn. Mr. Landlord of Salisbury

While Boy Mayor Day is offering a reduction in property taxes for residing homeowners in the City, he's RAISING the rental rate taxes 10% and punishing every business owner in the rental industry.

Considering Salisbury is now somewhere around 80% rentals, this is a MASSIVE increase and you know who's going to foot the bill, the renters. It's already bad enough that Salisbury rental rates are around 35% higher than the national average, now add an additional 10%!
It was your election to lose Salisbury!

Delegate Rick Impallaria sentenced to jail for OC DWI

Del. Rick Impallaria (R-7), the deputy minority whip for this past session of the Maryland General Assembly, will spend only two days in Worcester County jail for DWI instead of the 60 he would have been sentenced to by Circuit Court Judge Thomas Groton because of the actions of the OCPD officer on the night of his arrest.

Assistant State’s Attorney Billy McDermott said under normal circumstances, the sentencing recommendation for a defendant in Impallaria’s position would be ten days, but because of the circumstances, he would be amenable to any amount exceeding that.

Groton, at first, appeared to agree with McDermott by offering a sentence of 60 days in jail, followed by 18 months of supervised probation, a $500 fine and court costs.

The hefty sentence is based on Impallaria’s previous driving record, which includes 52 traffic citations, plus a previous accident that resulted in a fatality though no criminal liability was assigned, and a conviction for assault for attempting to use his car to strike other people, including his own mother and brother.


American Indians Are Still Getting a Raw Deal

The number of millennials living with their parents is on a shocking rise

The number of millennials who live with their parents has seen a steep rise, according to a Census Bureau report by demographer Jonathan Vespa.

The report shows that in just a number of years, the number of millennials living independently from their mother and father is down a whole ten percent.

From The Hill:

In 2005, only 25 percent of those between the ages of 18 and 34 lived with their parents; today, that number is 34 percent. The number of young Americans living independently of their parents stands at 40.7 percent, down more than 10 percentage points from a decade ago.

Today, more people between the ages of 18 and 34 live with their parents, 22.9 million, than live with a spouse, 19.9 million. In 1975, more than twice as many people in the same age group lived with a spouse (31.9 million) than with their parents (14.7 million).

The census also shows that millennials have less of a chance of marrying while younger, as many of them are putting off milestones such as marriage, and having children. This has led to women between the ages of 20 to 24 being more likely to have a child out of wedlock at 25 percent, than those having children in marriage, placed at 17 percent.


Maryland high schools ranked best in the nation

BALTIMORE —Maryland has the best high schools in the nation, according to the most recent national rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

This is the third year in a row Maryland has earned this distinction that reflects which schools are most successfully preparing students for college based on students participating in and achieving passing scores on Advanced Placement tests. The rankings also include appropriate statewide tests and graduation rates in its calculations.

Florida placed second in the rankings with California, Connecticut and Massachusetts rounding out the top five states, according to the rankings.


Don’t mess with Md. roads, state officials say

WASHINGTON — It might not be you, but someone is throwing out all that litter that lines area roads. And on Earth Day, state road crews want you to know that cleaning it up is a waste of time and money.

“The state of Maryland spends $8 million [a year] picking up trash,” said Valerie Burnette Edgar, spokeswoman for the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration.

“Our maintenance forces could easily be filling potholes, redoing lines, fixing signs, mowing — this is money that could be put toward resurfacing,” she said.

And of course, littering can harm the environment. Stormwater can sweep trash into streams and rivers and even end up in reservoirs for drinking water and/or the Chesapeake Bay, SHA Administrator Greg Slater said.

“We all live here. Let’s keep our roads and this beautiful state litter-free,” he said.


Baltimore Is Begging Feds To Step In To Restore Law And Order

Baltimore’s mayor asked the FBI to send in reinforcements Wednesday to help the city get its murders under control.

Mayor Catherine Pugh, speaking at a news conference, explained she went to the FBI’s Baltimore office for extra agents to join with police officers in combating a skyrocketing murder count, reports CNN.

“Murder is out of control. There are too many guns on the streets. We’re looking for all the help we can get,” Pugh said.

The city already has 101 murders for the year, a number not seen in almost 20 years. The mayor’s spokesperson warned the violence could rise in the summer months.


New Orleans tears down Confederate monument under dark of night

New Orleans city officials removed the first of four Confederate monuments in the city in the dead of night Monday to avoid potential conflicts with protestors who want it to stay where it is.

Workers decked out in bulletproof vests, military helmets and scarves covering their faces disassembled the Liberty Place monument and hauled away the pieces around 5:35 a.m., as police oversaw their work from atop a nearby parking garage, the Associated Press reports.

The precautions, which included starting work at about 1:25 a.m., didn’t deter Civil War re-enactor Robert Bonner from coming down to the site to share his thoughts about the ordeal.

“I think it’s a terrible thing,” the 63-year-old said. “When you start removing history of the city, you start losing money. You start losing where you came from and where you’ve been.”


Wicomico County Sheriff's Department: Update On Escaped Prisoner, (It was not Howard County who lost prisoner)

David Watson escaped from the custody of the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup, Maryland, where an evaluation was scheduled, according to law enforcement officials.

Escaped Prisoner Press Release 4-28-17

NEWS RELEASE: Police searching for escaped prisoner in Jessup

Howard County Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped from Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in the 8400 block of Dorsey Run Road in Jessup at 9:45 a.m.

David M. Watson, 28, was being transported to the hospital by the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office when he escaped custody and fled into a wooded area. He is described as a white male, 5 feet eight inches tall and 140 pounds. He was last seen in the area of Dorsey Run Road and Patuxent Range Road.

Watson is serving time in Wicomico County for attempted murder of police officers.

Howard County Police are conducting a search of the area with patrol officers, K9 units, and a police helicopter. Anyone who sees a suspicious subject matching Watson's description should call 911.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

A Viewer Writes: Daytime break-in on Rockawalkin Rd in Hebron

Joe my neighbor's house was broken into this afternoon, they come in under the house and cut a hole in the floor to gain access. No one was at home at the time which is likely a good thing for the Perps.

Some blood samples were recovered, maybe this person will be apprehended soon.

We live in some trying times, thanks Joe.

OC Business Owner Sentenced To Five Years In Fraud Case

OCEAN CITY- An Ocean City business owner, who pleaded guilty last year to one count of wire fraud for his role in a $2.5 million counterfeit sports memorabilia scheme carried out over the Internet, was sentenced this week to five years in federal prison and was ordered to pay $500,000 in restitution.

In January 2016, Ocean City Brewing Company owner Joshua Shores, 42, of Pennsylvania and Ocean City, was charged in U.S. District Court in connection with a $2.5 million fraud scheme involving counterfeit sports memorabilia sold over the Internet through his various companies over a period from January 2008 to May 2013. Shores, who owns and operates the Ocean City Brewing Company, created various Internet businesses in Pennsylvania and Maryland to traffic counterfeit and fraudulent sports memorabilia.
Last March, Shores entered an agreement in which he pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. Back in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania on Thursday, Shores was sentenced to five years in prison, followed by two years of supervised probation upon his release. He was also ordered to pay $500,000 restitution, some of which will be used to compensate the victims in his vast fraudulent sports memorabilia scheme.

Shores was facing a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison along with the forfeiture of a residential property on Chicago Avenue in Ocean City along with various vehicles and other property allegedly obtained through the proceeds of the fraud scheme and many of those forfeitures have already been conducted. However, not listed among the property for potential forfeiture is the Ocean City Brewing Company on Coastal Highway in Ocean City or its sister brewery and restaurant operation in Bel Air.


Should it be a crime to remove a condom during sex?

There’s a disturbing new trend with dangerous consequences. Men are taking off their condoms during consensual sex, then bragging about it online.

It’s called ‘stealthing.’ According to Alexandra Brodsky, who conducted a study on the practice, the act could violate several civil and criminal laws.

Brodsky details stealthing in a report she did for Columbia Journal of Gender and Law. In it, she profiles a doctoral student named Rebecca. While she's not studying, Rebecca works for a local rape crisis hotline. She hears about stealthing a lot from students and says often times, callers start with, ‘I’m not sure this is rape, but…’

Rebecca says she was a victim of stealthing when she was a freshman. According to Brodsky, the law is largely silent on it.


After More The A Decade, Salisbury Politics Are Finally Crumbling

With tens of millions of hits, "We The People" have created a place where all of our voices can be heard. They may have driven you and I out of council meetings but the power of public opinion has clearly taken over and the Good Ol' Boys are crumbling.

We are proud to have fully supported the Volunteer Firefighters and the recent quest to divide Station 1. The Volunteers throughout the County should be proud that their County Executive recognized and respected their situation and offered a way for them to break away from the politics of the City of Salisbury.

Chief Rick Hoppes and Boy Mayor Jake Day tried to give County Executive Bob Culver an ultimatum with their "nuclear option" and it backfired. Hoppes demanded THREE times what the County ultimately said they'd pay and Day crumbled. 

There's a new Sheriff in Town Boy Mayor and his name is Bob Culver!

Don't Screw With The DSP, You'll Regret It!

Snipers Protect Workers In New Orleans As They Remove Confederate Statue

Sometimes the headline says it all. On Monday, the Washington Post ran an article titled “New Orleans removes a tribute to ‘the lost cause of the Confederacy’ — with snipers standing by.” The piece opens:

“On the same day that some southern states were honoring their rebel heritage, masked workers in New Orleans dismantled a monument to that past - chunk by chunk, under darkness and the protection of police snipers.”

The monument, an obelisk that honors the Battle of Liberty Place - fought years after the Civil War by members of the Crescent City White League - is the first of four statues linked to the Confederacy scheduled to be torn down.


Japan Warns Citizens: Only 10 Minutes to Prepare For a Missile From NKorea

The Japanese government has warned its citizens that they may have less than 10 minutes to prepare for a missile fired from North Korea.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's office issued new "actions to protect yourself" guidelines this week, The Washington Post reportedTuesday, including instructions for the first time on how to respond to a ballistic missile from Pyongyang.

Three of the four missiles North Korea launched on March 6 landed within Tokyo's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan, the Post reports.

The body of water separates Japan and the Korean Peninsula.

Pyongyang said later that it was practicing to hit U.S. military bases in Japan.

"When a missile is launched from North Korea, it will not take long to reach Japan," one response in to a "frequently asked question" reads, according to the Post. "For example, the ballistic missile launched from [North Korea] on February 7 last year took 10 minutes to fly over Okinawa."


Muslims to March on Amazon Over Prayer Breaks

Amazon may have issued a “declaration of support” in January for a lawsuit against President Trump’s order to put a temporary halt to immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, but that hasn’t stopped outraged Muslims from planning a May 1 demonstration at the front door of the company’s headquarters in Seattle.

The Service Employees International Union and three Muslim guards who work for Security Industry Specialists, the security contractor Amazon uses to guard its facility, accuse SIS, and by implication Amazon, of refusing to allow the guards space to pray five times daily, even though members of other religions are granted the privilege of using prayer rooms.

Essag Hassan, a former SIS guard at Amazon, said he was let go because of his request to be allowed to pray on his work break.

The SEIU told PJM “a strongly worded letter” from the “Seattle faith community” would be delivered to Amazon during the rally planned outside the company’s headquarters.

“Unlike other companies in locations with large Muslim populations, Amazon has not supported Muslim service workers requesting space to pray during their law-mandated work breaks,” the SEIU email to PJM said.


Tree planted in front of pitcher's mound of Md. high school baseball field

CENTREVILLE, Md. - Authorities in Queen Anne’s County said a tree was planted on a high school baseball field in what may be an apparent senior prank.

The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff's Office said the tree was planted in front of the pitcher’s mound at Queen Anne’s County High School at some time between Friday and Saturday. On the pitcher’s mound, “Earth Day 2017” was written on the dirt.

The price tag of the $140 tree was still attached to the tree when it was found and the sheriff’s office is investigating where the tree was obtained.


This Should Scare You More Than Terrorism: The Opioid Epidemic

Terrorists move over. There’s a far worse terror in town that is indiscriminately targeting kids and adults, killing well over 10 times more Americans a year than all terrorist attacks of the last 16 years combined.

That’s correct. While politicians have spent several trillion dollars on foreign wars, they’ve distracted us from the very real threat that can be found in our own homes, targeting our families. In 1997, the United States became one of only two developed countries on the planet that made it legal for pharmaceutical companies to advertise drugs directly to consumers, including children. Since then prescription drug addiction and prescription drug overdoses have skyrocketed – in fact, quadrupled.

We now have a generation of young adults who grew up with a drug dealer living in their homes 24/7 – the television, magazines and internet pushing pills as a solution to every imaginable condition. Eighty percent of opioid addictions begin with a prescription for pain medication at your doctor’s office. It must be safe if a doctor prescribes it, right? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014 47,055 people died of an accidental drug overdose – 29,467 of those from opioid-related drugs, which includes prescription pain medication. To put that into perspective, firearms were used to kill 13,286 people in the United States over the same period (excluding suicide) with a total of 3,340 killed in terrorist attacks on American soil since 1995 (3,003 in the September 2001 attacks alone).


A Viewer Writes: Fruitland recycle station


Does anyone know why the Fruitland recycle station has been closed and all bins removed? The County wants the citizens to recycle to help the environment and they close up this site which was always being used. The bins were almost always full. Now we have to go into the College or the Civic Center. I know the County never kept this site clean like their other recycle sites but why punish the citizens and discourage recycling in the Fruitland area? This also creates a less environmentally friendly circumstances since some of us will being using excess gas to travel 5 - 10 miles to recycle. This area had a sign where this space was donated by Fruitland Fire Dept. Did the Fire Dept. and the Town of Fruitland have a problem with this site? They did no upkeep because a Fruitland citizen keep the entrance up and the grass cut at no expense to either entity. This is the talk of the people in this area whether they live in Fruitland or like myself in the County close to this site.

Publishers Notes: This was the Town of Fruitland decision to close it. I should add, very much like the image I delivered last week, MANY citizens abused it by dumping large amounts of household items, (not recyclables) there and the County was constantly down there cleaning up and removing those items. I'm confident those items were the key reason the Town made the decision to remove the recycling bins.

I can also tell you that the County is searching for another business location to place the recycling bins that have been removed. People simply need to stop being so damn lazy and stop dumping material there that isn't recyclables. 

World Beyond Your World

By Thornton Crowe

Many of you may have heard in passing about a hate group called, ANTIFA. They have been involved in much of the rioting in DC during the inauguration but also involved in the Berkeley riots. They are the thugs dressed in all black with black bandannas to cover the lower half of their faces.

Afraid of facial recognition perhaps? As philosophy professor Eric Clanton from Diablo Valley College found out all too quick, even masks will not shield one from being "doxed" by groups like 4Chan's /pol/. The 4Chan group has completely doxed Mr. Clanton and he is looking at serious attempted murder charges for hitting Trump supporters in the head with bike locks.

After the group 'hacked' into his Amazon account, they discovered he had just had a delivery of 14 brand new bike locks. Circumstantial evidence put Charlie Manson away so why Clanton thinks he may be immune is a mystery.

As you can see from the image, the did a pretty thorough job doxing this murderous professor and posted it for his alleged victims as he's the only one who has maliciously hit people in the head with this particular bike lock.

Unfortunately, for the ethics [sic] professor, his profile has taken a severe nose-dive since doxed, which is only just rewards considering his horrendous behavior. Also it should be noted, no bandanna is going to shield you forever from being exposed!

As you can see from the image, the /pol/ group has done a through job outing him, just like they did with porn star-turned-ANTIFA rioter Moldylocks (seen on the right) who heralds the swanky LA suburb, Thousand Oaks - a place where the average medium income is well over $1M per annum.

Incidentally, she's the girl who found equality when she was punched in the face (like a man) for trying to shoot an M80 firecracker inside a broken wine bottle at a Trump supporter. Had she been successful, the man would probably have sustained a life-threatening injury or died from such an attack.

Don't look to our local news to have much on this domestic terrorist group because, after all, they don't think anything like this could ever come to Salisbury. Their denial stems from the ignorance radiating from our City Hall.

In the following clip, Jack Posobiec, Washington Bureau Chief for Rebel Media explains who ANTIFA is and how they came to be. His investigation contains some facts which will be shocking while others will be of the Sal Alinsky flavor know well to all Democrats the world over.

As we've seen in footage and mentioned above, in recent dust-ups between ANTIFA and Trump Supporters, the latter has begun fighting back. In these face-offs, it's found many ANTIFA members are basically cowards and when de-masked, often cry like babies. Guess it's easy to be brave when your face is covered? All the world's indeed a stage...

Your best weapon in surviving these troubled times is to get yourselves informed!

Blacklivesmatter Thug Set His City On Fire Under Obama Reign – Pays For It Under Trump

Black Lives Matter protests have been marred by violence over and over again, and often, the rioters and looters responsible get away with it. But one man, at least, is going to be brought to justice after lighting an apartment complex on fire.

Dawud Abdulwali set the Da Vinci apartment complex, located in downtown Los Angeles, on fire. The complex was not yet completed, and thankfully, no one was injured in the blaze. Why did he do it? Once caught, he told police that it was a protest on behalf of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Monday, Abdulwali was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his arson. He pleaded no contest to one charge of arson, and said he used an “accelerant” to start the blaze. He was “inspired” by the Black Lives Matter movement, and felt rage towards police officers.

But Abdulwali wasn’t just ordered to spend time in prison. He also was ordered pay restitution, which could be as much as $100 million.