PHILADELPHIA, PA – According to a report from Fox News, the Democrat Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, who has two convicted murderers working on his campaign, is facing even more criticism after appointing a “buddy” of a cop killer to the state board.
Maureen Faulkner said it is "infuriating" that Fetterman selected Celeste Trusty to serve as secretary of the Board of Pardons.
"The city is already destroyed. It's going to be in shambles by the time Fetterman's done with it."https://t.co/wb1uw7bE5L
— Washington Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) September 19, 2022
The widow of a Philadelphia police officer who was fatally shot in the 1980s is voicing her anger, disappointment, and concern over Fetterman and his appointment of an individual who has a connection to the person convicted of killing her husband to serve on the state’s Board of Pardons.
Maureen Faulkner, widow of slain Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, blasted Fetterman in a recent interview with Fox News Digital.
She took aim at the fact that not only has he been advocating for the release of convicted criminals, but also for his appointment of Celeste Trusty to serve on the state’s Board of Pardons.
She said how her husband was “shot in the head, point-blank by Mumia Abu-Jamal” in 1981.
Fetterman has pushed to lower the board’s vote threshold to 4-1. In January, he appointed his campaign political director, Celeste Trusty, as secretary of the Board of Pardons. https://t.co/Ra8rIEJ1TP
— Second Row, Overseas, and Uninvited (@Rutxting) September 19, 2022
Abu-Jamal was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death in 1982 for Faulkner’s murder.
However, after numerous appeals, a federal court overturned his sentence and in 2011, prosecution agreed to a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.
According to Fox News, Abu-Jamal’s case was popularized by several individuals who advocated for his release, including Trusty, who now serves as the secretary of the state Board of Pardons after she was appointed by Fetterman.
In a May 2018 tweet, Trusty, who allegedly has a history of advocating for the clemency of convicted criminals, wrote:
“i love Mumia.”
Trusty added that he is a “buddy” of hers and is “like an uncle to a bunch of my friends who were on the row with him.” In response to that comment, Faulkner said:
“That is just infuriating to me. I don’t know what John Fetterman’s doing, but I think the Philadelphia people, the Pennsylvania people better really take a look at what they are going to do if they put John Fetterman in.”
“The city is already destroyed. It’s going to be in shambles by the time Fetterman’s done with it. I’ve been listening to it for over 40 years. I was 24 years old when my husband was murdered, shot in the head, point-blank, by Mumia Abu-Jamal.”
She continued by saying:
“He did it with malice and did it with premeditation, and there’s not doubt in my mind. I went to ever single court hearing, and if anyone wanted to know who murdered my husband, it was me. I wanted to know who murdered Danny, and it was Mumia, He did it with such malice. I mean, he executed him.”
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— PA Board of Pardons (@BoardOfPardons) September 16, 2022
Faulkner said that she has been “haunted” by the man who murdered her husband, who was an alleged member of the Black Panther Party from May 1969 until October 1970, for more than 40 years after her husband’s death.
She said that she will not be at “peace” until he is dead. She added:
“Everywhere I go, anything I do, his name is brought up. He’s on walls and he’s in newspapers. I’ve been haunted for so many years of my life from this man. To be honest, I will not be at peace until he’s six feet under.”
Faulkner said that she believes Fetterman has taken such an aggressive position on releasing those convicted of crimes over the years because he’s “doing it as a publicity stunt.” She said:
“Personally, I think he doesn’t care what kind of news he gets, whether it’s bad or good, it’s news. His name comes up on the airwaves and I think it gives him some kind of self-gratification. I also think that he is a progressive person, left, that for some reason he believes people should not be accountable for their crimes, which is a very dangerous, very dangerous person.”
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Bad move: Convicted child sex abuser killed when he opened fire on officers after running from them
September 7th, 2022
MILWAUKEE, WI – A man who was recently convicted of sexually assaulting a child was killed after a vehicle pursuit by officers when he opened fire on them.
Thankfully, none of the officers were injured during the melee but one bystander was struck and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Deliberate indifference by the criminal court system. The system is too criminal centric. Could care less about victims and society. This judge has blood on his hands. This creep should have been remanded into custody after his guilty plea. Untenable.https://t.co/VRAAdjYDrw
— David A. Clarke, Jr. (@SheriffClarke) September 5, 2022
Troubles began for the man who started the vehicle pursuit, 47-year-old Ernest Tyrell Blakney, shortly after he pled guilty and was convicted of having sexual intercourse with a child on August 15th.
Even though the prosecution and the victim’s family begged the judge to remand Blakney into custody following his conviction, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge David Borowski allowed him to remain free until his sentencing in October.
Shortly after Blakney was released from custody, he allegedly went to the house of his former girlfriend, 36-year-old Nikia Rogers, in the early morning hours of August 25th.
While there, Blakney allegedly shot and killed Rogers and set the residence on fire, burning Rogers and everything inside before fleeing the scene.
Police investigating the scene reported they discovered a container of lighter fluid that was near Rogers’ body after the fire had been extinguished. An autopsy was conducted on Rogers which showed that she received two gunshot wounds, one to the head and one to the back.
Blakney immediately became a person of interest in the case when he allegedly sent a message to Rogers’ new love interest from her phone on the night of the murder saying:
“You should have left her alone…She dead.”
Detectives were then able to use that information in addition to several witnesses who alleged having seen Blankney with a gun covered in blood in the area of the murder. Detectives performed a search near the murder scene and allegedly located Blakney’s vehicle abandoned but he was nowhere to be found.
In Biden’s America, a thug named Ernest Blakney raped a 13 year old girl, was arrested, was released just hours later, then lit his ex girlfriend on fire.
But a USMC Veteran, Ryan Nichols’ who went to DC to protest Joe Biden, has been held in solitary confinement for 600 days.
— Alex Bruesewitz 🇺🇸 (@alexbruesewitz) September 4, 2022
Detectives later learned that Blakney had allegedly come across a man who was working at a construction site near the murder scene and pulled a gun on him, demanding his keys.
According to the man, Blakney then ordered him inside of a trailer and locked him inside before taking off with the victim’s car.
Detectives put their case together and were able to develop probable cause for first-degree reckless homicide, armed robbery, false imprisonment, attempted mutilation of a corpse, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and felony bail jumping.
Detectives were not able to locate Blakney to arrest him until September 2nd when officers spotted the stolen vehicle he was allegedly inside.
Officers attempted to stop the vehicle just before 11 p.m., however, Blakney refused to stop which started the high-speed vehicle pursuit through the city. At some point during the three-mile chase, Blakney’s vehicle became disabled and came to a stop. According to the Milwaukee Police Department:
“The pursuit ended when the vehicle became disabled on 100 block of E. Juneau Avenue, at which time, the suspect [Blakney] exited the vehicle and fired several shots at officers. Several officers discharged their firearms, subsequently striking [Blakney]. An uninvolved bystander was also struck.”
The officers that were involved were placed on paid administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of the investigation which is standard procedure in any incident in which an officer is involved in deadly use of force incident.
Once the officer-involved shooting incident has been completed, the case will go forward in front of the District Attorney where a decision will be made as to whether the shooting was justified.
Ernest Blakney pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child.
Until his sentencing, he was let out on $5000 bail. This week, he killed his girlfriend, tried to burn their house down, then led a police chase through Milwaukee.
Bail reform NOW.https://t.co/E5vCD9Ak5O
— Benjamin Garbedian (@actuallyBG) September 3, 2022
Now the family of Rogers and the officers who were seemingly forced to open fire have to live with the fact that none of this would have happened had Judge David Borowski listened to the pleas of the 13-year-old’s family who was sexually abused as well as the prosecutor and remanded Blakney into custody pending his sentencing hearing.
Crime in US has gotten so bad that even the “Prince of Darkness” Ozzie Osbourne is leaving
LOS ANGELES, CA- Things in Los Angeles have gotten so bad that the “Prince of Darkness”—Ozzie Osbourne—has decided to move out of the crime-ridden hell hole and back to England, Sky News reports.
Osbourne said late last month that he doesn’t want to die in the United States and end up buried in the famous Forest Lawn cemetery, where stars such as Clark Gable, Elizabeth Taylor and Humphrey Bogart were laid to rest.
Osbourne, 73, says he has grown “fed up” with the number of mass shootings in the United States.
Osbourne, along with his wife Sharon have lived in the Beverly Hills section of LA with their three children for over 25 years. Now, he has seen enough.
“Everything’s fucking ridiculous there. I’m fed up with people getting killed every day. God knows how many people have been shot in school shootings. And there was that mass shooting in Vegas at that concert…It’s fucking crazy.”
Osbourne continued that he wants to be back in England, where he was born, however if his “wife said we’ve got to go and live in Timbuktu, I’ll go. But no, it’s just time for me to come home.”
Osbourne last visited his home country last month, making an appearance at the closing ceremony at the Commonwealth Games.
Osbourne was revealed to have been dealing with Parkinson’s Disease in 2020, however was first diagnosed with the malady way back in 2003. Sharon Osbourne, however, said the decision to move back to the United Kingdom had nothing to so with Osbourne’s medial diagnosis.
“I knew people would think that. It’s not. It’s just time. America has changed so drastically,” she said. “It isn’t the United States of America at all. Nothing’s united about it. It’s a very weird place to live right now.”
The Osbourne’s previously blamed increasing taxes in the United States might force them to move back to the UK.
And, by the sounds of it the Osbourne’s aren’t blowing smoke. Reports are they have dug a swimming pool, installed air conditioning, and constructed a studio for Osbourne to make music at their Buckinghamshire mansion. The couple said they will move back home next February.
Osbourne was of course the lead singer for the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, which he formed alongside guitarist Tony Iommi, bass player Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward back in 1969.
The Osbourne’s famously starred in a reality show on MTV called The Osbournes in the early 2000s, which introduced the crazy Ozzy Osbourne to a new generation of fans, along with Sharon and their two youngest children, Kelly and Jack.
The show featured some of the family’s major events, including Sharon’s battle with cancer as well as when Ozzy got into a significant quad-bike accident in 2003 which nearly cost him his life.
Ozzy is scheduled to relieve his 13th solo album called Patient Number 9—which features Tony Iommi, Jeff Beck, late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, as well as Eric Clapton—this coming week.
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