Report: Man charged with murdering retired police captain David Dorn didn’t serve time for previously felony


ST. LOUIS, MO.- The liberal social justice experiment of a revolving-door criminal justice system claimed another victim last week, a father of five and grandfather of ten.

This time, it claimed retired St. Louis police Captain David Dorn, 75.


Fox 2 in St. Louis is reporting that the man who is charged with his murder, 24-year-old Stephan Cannon was previously sentenced to seven years for felony robbery, but received a suspended sentence, what was called a “suspended execution of sentence.”

He never spent a day in jail.

According to court records, Cannon also violated his probation on two occasions, however never served any jail or prison time. It’s a rather good deal if you can get it. Unfortunately, Captain Dorn paid with his life.

Cannon has been charged with first-degree murder for the murder of Dorn on June 2.

Had he served time for the robbery, he would have still been behind bars until 2021, according to the Tennessee Star.

“Captain Dorn was amongst other police officers that I had an opportunity to run into before even getting the opportunity to work in law enforcement,” said St. Louis police officer Robert Howard to Fox 2.

“Those were the individuals I looked up to. They wore the uniform with pride.”

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“I am thankful the police department got on top of that and I would also like to thank, if there were any witnesses or anybody who stepped up to the plate, these are the things that we need and I’m thankful for that,” he said.

Yet another officer, Derrick Sutton said that Captain Dorn was like a father to many people.

“It was just an aura that he had,” Sutton said.

“When you went to work, you wanted to do more than just your job, and I imagine that’s with most officers, but with Dorn it was like, ‘I want to do my job. I want to do more than my job,’” Sutton said.

Sutton told Fox 2 that Dorn had touched many more people in his life who had been impacted by him.

“I had no idea the magnitude of the spirit of Dorn has touched, so I can’t even imagine you know, what the family is going through because of how I feel right now,” he said.

Dorn was killed when he responded to an alarm at his friend’s pawn shop in the midst of the George Floyd riots, er protests that occurred after Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer. St. Louis was one of the cities across the country that experienced extensive violent riots in the aftermath.

During the riots, four uniformed St. Louis police officers were struck by gunfire. After Dorn was shot inside the pawn shop, he managed to get out to the street, as Cannon and his fellow “protestors” ransacked the pawn shop.

CrimeStoppers had offered an initial reward of $10,000, which grew to almost $60,000 before Cannon’s arrest on Sunday.

Fox 2 said CrimeStoppers representatives did not say if it was a tip through that organization that led to the break in the case. One of the tenets of the group is that anonymity is guaranteed.

Captain Dorn received no public funeral, no network television coverage, no Hollywood tributes. He was a simple man who honorably served his community for decades and died protecting it.

He may have escaped accolades from Democrat opportunists and the rest of the elite, but he did receive notice from President Donald J. Trump on Twitter.

“Our highest respect to the family of David Dorn, a Great Police Captain from St. Louis, who was viciously shot and killed by despicable looters last night. We honor our police officers, perhaps more than ever before. Thank you!”

RIP Captain Dorn. Until Valhalla, brother.

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