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The "Drug War" has become a brutal, ridiculous joke

It's hard to be outraged by fascist pig authoritarian shitheads in this country anymore, but this is truly outrageous. These pig fucking cops should go to fucking jail. Send a letter to your congressman and ask them to end the whole "Drug War" nightmare:

Prince George's raid prompts call for probe
Berwyn Heights mayor denounces police tactics
By Doug Donovan | Sun reporter
8:18 PM EDT, August 7, 2008


When the shooting stopped, two dogs lay dead. A mayor sat in his boxers, hands bound behind his back. His handcuffed mother-in-law was sprawled on the kitchen floor, lying beside the body of one of the family pets that police had killed before her eyes.

After the raid, Prince George's County police officials who burst into the home of Berwyn Heights' mayor last week seized the same unopened package of marijuana that an undercover officer had delivered an hour earlier.

What police left behind was a house stained with blood and a trail of questions about their conduct. No other evidence of illegal activity was found, and no one was arrested at Mayor Cheye Calvo's home in this small bedroom community near College Park.

This week Prince George's police arrested two men for orchestrating a plot to deliver marijuana to the addresses of unsuspecting recipients -- among them, Calvo's wife, Trinity Tomsic.

In this undated photo provided by Cheye Calvo, he and his wife, Trinity Tomsic, walk their Labradors
Today's Sun photos Photos Yet neither county Police Chief Melvin C. High nor Sheriff Michael A. Jackson have apologized to him, his wife or her mother, Georgia Porter, for the raid that traumatized the family and killed their black Labrador retrievers, Payton and Chase.

Thursday, Calvo called on the U.S. Justice Department's civil rights division to investigate the raid and other similar actions by Prince George's law enforcement. He said officers burst into his house without knocking or announcing themselves, in violation of the warrant they had.

"Trinity was an innocent and random victim of identity theft. Apparently, so were four or five other county residents whose names and addresses were stolen and used as addresses on drug packages," Calvo said at a news conference outside his house, near a garden of tomatoes and strawberries.

"However, Trinity and our family have not been treated as victims of a crime. Instead, our home was invaded. Our two beloved Labrador retrievers are dead. My mother-in-law and I were tied up for nearly two hours," he said. "We were harmed by the very people who took an oath to protect us."

Berwyn Heights police Chief Patrick A. Murphy appeared with the mayor Thursday and said his agency was never informed of the investigation, despite an existing memorandum of understanding to work together on such operations.

He said not knowing about the raid could have led his officers to fire upon the sheriff's SWAT team because its members were wearing street clothes, masks and carrying weapons as they approached the mayor's house.

"What about the safety of my officers?" Murphy said. If consulted, he added, "We could have gotten the mayor to put the dogs away and consent to a search."

Police officials in Arizona first intercepted the package when a drug-sniffing dog alerted them to the presence of marijuana. It was addressed to Tomsic. An undercover officer in Prince George's delivered the package near 6 p.m. and was told by Calvo's mother-in-law to leave it on the porch, according to Calvo's attorney, Timothy Maloney.

Prince George's County police arrested two men involved in a scheme to transport marijuana. Once packages were dropped off by a deliveryman, a suspect would pick them up -- with the addressee oblivious to the plot. Police seized a half-dozen packages that contained about 417 pounds of marijuana, including the 32 pounds delivered to Tomsic, the Associated Press reported.

Last Tuesday, the mayor arrived home from his full-time job as an executive with SEED Foundation, which establishes urban public charter schools. He took the unopened package inside and placed it on a table near the door. He changed clothes and walked the dogs, waving to the men and women sitting in cars near his home. He did not know they were police.

He returned and went upstairs to get dressed for an event. As he changed clothes, SWAT team members darted across the fenced-in lot. Porter, 50, was cooking artichokes in the kitchen and screamed when she saw the approaching masked men with guns.

The door was kicked in and gunshots rang out, Calvo said. Police killed one dog, Payton -- named for football running back Walter Payton -- even though Porter was standing next to him.

Police have said the dogs "engaged" officers. Calvo confirmed that Payton probably moved toward the door but would have ultimately done nothing more than lick them.

"He was an aggressive licker," said Calvo.

Cheryl Compton, a neighbor, said her two sons, 5-year-old Cody and 7-year-old Ty, played with the mayor's dogs all the time, and that everyone but the Prince George's County police knew where Calvo lived.

"I would have let them stay in a yard by themselves with those dogs," Compton said. "It really upsets me to think that I don't feel safe in my home. If they were to shoot our dog, Amber, I would be outraged."

Chase was shot while running away from sheriff's deputies, Calvo said.

"He was hunted down and shot in the back while he fled," he said. "They didn't deserve to die. They don't deserve to be blamed for their deaths."

Calvo, 37, who has been mayor since 2004, was told to walk backward down the stairs with his hands in the air. He was wearing only boxers and socks. Police handcuffed him and placed him in the living room. His mother-in-law was also cuffed and made to lie on the kitchen floor next to Payton's body.

Police said they were allowed to enter the house without announcing their presence because Porter screamed and because they had a "no-knock" warrant. Calvo and his attorney, Maloney, say that is not true.


When Tomsic arrived home, she said, she thought the house had been robbed and that police had responded with an impressive show of force. But when she saw the blood and learned what had happened to her dogs, she was in shock.

"They were my kids," said Tomsic, 33, an employee with Maryland's Department of Human Resources. "All I could see was the blood and the tissue of the dogs."

Cleaning the blood, which police tracked throughout the house, was the top priority after the police left four hours after the raid, Calvo said.

"The blood was horrendous," Calvo said. "They had tracked it everywhere."

The couple bought the corner lot home nearly three years ago and asked Porter to move from Utah to live with them about 13 months ago. On the front fence, supporters have draped an American flag banner that reads, "Cheye & Trinity We Support You." Dozens of people have written personal messages to the family on the banner.

Robert Kovalchik, a neighbor and Calvo's high school history teacher at Parkdale High School, said he was shocked that county officials had not apologized.

"This smacks of something from Nazi Germany," Kovalchik said.

Calvo said he wants federal officials to examine policies that he said have led Prince George's police officials to serve warrants on wrong addresses and kill family pets before.

In once such case, Prince George's sheriff's deputies executed a warrant on the home of Frank and Pamela Myers of Accokeek in November. The Myers told sheriffs that they had the wrong address as their dog began barking from the yard. The couple asked if they could retrieve their dog, but deputies refused. Minutes later, two shots were fired and the dog was killed, according to a notice of a tort claims filed by attorney Michael J. Winkelman. The Myers were never charged and nothing was seized from their house.

"This has happened before, and without oversight, it will happen again," Calvo said.

Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.

-President Barack Obama, 1st Inaugural address

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More on this fucking outrage by these Nazi pigs:

Maryland mayor seeks investigation into drug raid at his home
Mayor Cheye Calvo got home from work, saw a package addressed to his wife on the front porch and brought it inside. Soon after, the Prince...

By BRETT ZONGKER

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STEPHEN J BOITANO / AP

BERWYN HEIGHTS, Md. — Mayor Cheye Calvo got home from work, saw a package addressed to his wife on the front porch and brought it inside.

Soon after, the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office SWAT team and county narcotics officers with guns drawn kicked in the door and stormed in, fatally shooting the couple's two dogs and seizing the unopened package.

In it was 32 pounds of marijuana.

Investigators said the couple appeared to be innocent victims of a scheme by two men to smuggle millions of dollars worth of marijuana by having it delivered to about a half-dozen unsuspecting recipients.

The two men under arrest include a FedEx deliveryman. Investigators said the deliveryman would drop off a package outside a home, and the other man would come by a short time later and pick it up.

Federal authorities said they're looking into what happened during the July 29 raid. The FBI is reviewing the events, a spokesman told The Washington Post.

A furious Calvo said earlier Thursday that he and his wife, Trinity Tomsic, are asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the raid.

"Trinity was an innocent victim and random victim," Calvo said outside his red-brick house in the Washington suburb of about 3,000 people. "We were harmed by the very people who took an oath to protect us."

Calvo insisted the couple's two black Labradors were gentle and said the officers apparently killed them "for sport," gunning down one as it was running away.

"Our dogs were our children," said Calvo, 37.

The mayor, who was changing his clothes when police burst in, also complained that he was handcuffed in his boxer shorts for about two hours along with his mother-in-law, and said the officers didn't believe him when he told them he was the mayor. No charges were brought against Calvo or his wife, who arrived home in the middle of the raid.

Prince George's County Police Chief Melvin High said Calvo and his family were "most likely ... innocent victims" but wouldn't rule out their involvement, and he defended the way the raid was conducted. He and other officials did not apologize for killing the dogs, saying officers felt threatened.

Authorities said Wednesday they had arrested two men suspected in a plot to smuggle 417 pounds of marijuana and seized a total of $3.6 million worth of pot. Investigators said the package that arrived on Calvo's porch had been sent from Los Angeles via FedEx, and they had been tracking it since it drew the attention of a drug-sniffing dog in Arizona.

Police intercepted it in Maryland, and an undercover detective posing as a deliveryman took it to the Calvo home.

Calvo's defenders — including the Berwyn Heights police chief, who said his department should have been alerted — said police had no right to enter the home without knocking.

Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.

-President Barack Obama, 1st Inaugural address

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Chief of Piglice:

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I sent him wishes he ends up in the Federal pen.


The town "safety committee":

McNulty_Paul@bah.com

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Town website:

http://www.berwyn-heights.com/

I mentioned the safety problem they have with the Waffen SS as their police force, might be a safety issue.

Please post these clips and addresses on every forum you frequent.

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What a outrage, how can they justify such shit, 32 pounds is just a good weekend to some people.
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Hey, it's your state. Call your state senator. Tell them to get rid of all the fuck ups in that Nazi town. I'm surprised they don't have emails "@nazi.org".

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What a outrage, how can they justify such shit, 32 pounds is just a good weekend to some people.
Tying up and cuffing on the floor old ladies is bad enough, but I love dogs, Labradors are without a doubt the sweetest, most intelligent breed ever bred. Any cop who would shoot one should not be wearing a badge, he'd probably shoot a fleeing suspect in the back.

Also, in regards to your picture, yes, he was a vegan but it is pretty well known he was a cronic speed freak, in fact amphetemine pyschosis is probably the best explanation for his descent into utter madness as the war progressed. Declaring war on both the USA and Russia, man you got to be doing some good crank.

Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.

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Well I didn't know that , my jist was smoke pot and chill rather than shoot dogs and rough up old ladies.
I thought it was his syphilis that had him bound up, speed is a rough nasty habit and like coke turns average arsehole into a utter and complete one in no time flat, hang on! blood test that trigger happy pig.
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Well I didn't know that , my jist was smoke pot and chill rather than shoot dogs and rough up old ladies.
I thought it was his syphilis that had him bound up, speed is a rough nasty habit and like coke turns average arsehole into a utter and complete one in no time flat, hang on! blood test that trigger happy pig.

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I have yet to see a labrador retriever be a threat to anyone.
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