My First Nominee For The Citizen Of The Year

 

My first nominee for the Citizen of the Year is Damian Austin, a former Marine. Damian Austin chased down an alleged rapist in Savannah, Georgia.

SAVANNAH, GA – A U.S. Marine veteran, that happened to have been carrying a concealed weapon reportedly, chased down a male suspect who had just allegedly raped a woman inside of a bathroom at a Kroger grocery store on April 27th.

With the quick actions taken by this veteran, he was able to subdue and detain the suspect until police arrived at the scene to bring the suspect into custody.

“He locked eyes with me and I looked at him and I said, ‘give it up brother, because I’m not.”

You can read the entire story by clicking on the link.

Armed veteran stops alleged rapist at Georgia grocery store

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  1. ctlaw Coolidge
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    As GA no longer allows citizen’s arrest except in limited inapplicable circumstances, the Marine could be in trouble.

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  2. DonG (2+2=5. Say it!) Coolidge
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    I’ll nominate Ron DeSantis.  That guy is showing the entire GOP how to get stuff done.  Nobody has done more to end the pandemic pandemonium.

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  3. Doug Watt Moderator
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    ctlaw (View Comment):

    As GA no longer allows citizen’s arrest except in limited inapplicable circumstances, the Marine could be in trouble.

    Possibly, but I’m willing to bet you’ll have to look long, and hard before you can find any cop that will testify against him.

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  4. EJHill Podcaster
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    Ooo-rah.

    Well done, Marine. Well done.

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  5. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
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    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    ctlaw (View Comment):

    As GA no longer allows citizen’s arrest except in limited inapplicable circumstances, the Marine could be in trouble.

    Possibly, but I’m willing to bet you’ll have to look long, and hard before you can find any cop that will testify against him.

    Especially after others joined in, a woman getting zip ties out of a store so the suspect was already bound before law-enforcement showed up, according to the story. AND. The intersectional calculus does not work well at all for any leftist prosecutor here. AND.

    Chatham County Police Department Chief Jeff Hadley extended sincere accolades for the bravery demonstrated by Austin and others who helped apprehend Hathorne:

    “I just can’t commend them enough for involving themselves in a dangerous situation obviously, so this person could be held accountable and we could make an arrest so there wasn’t any further danger to the community.”

    Now, might it be that this same suspect would have fought cops if not already secured? Did he see that this black civilian was not going to put up with any nonsense and that there was not going to be any sympathetic video to play to?

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  6. kedavis Member
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    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    ctlaw (View Comment):

    As GA no longer allows citizen’s arrest except in limited inapplicable circumstances, the Marine could be in trouble.

    Possibly, but I’m willing to bet you’ll have to look long, and hard before you can find any cop that will testify against him.

    Especially after others joined in, a woman getting zip ties out of a store so the suspect was already bound before law-enforcement showed up, according to the story. AND. The intersectional calculus does not work well at all for any leftist prosecutor here. AND.

    Chatham County Police Department Chief Jeff Hadley extended sincere accolades for the bravery demonstrated by Austin and others who helped apprehend Hathorne:

    “I just can’t commend them enough for involving themselves in a dangerous situation obviously, so this person could be held accountable and we could make an arrest so there wasn’t any further danger to the community.”

    Now, might it be that this same suspect would have fought cops if not already secured? Did he see that this black civilian was not going to put up with any nonsense and that there was not going to be any sympathetic video to play to?

    Might be a very different story if the Marine happened to be white.

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  7. TBA Coolidge
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    ctlaw (View Comment):

    As GA no longer allows citizen’s arrest except in limited inapplicable circumstances, the Marine could be in trouble.

    Possibly, but I’m willing to bet you’ll have to look long, and hard before you can find any cop that will testify against him.

    Especially after others joined in, a woman getting zip ties out of a store so the suspect was already bound before law-enforcement showed up, according to the story. AND. The intersectional calculus does not work well at all for any leftist prosecutor here. AND.

    Chatham County Police Department Chief Jeff Hadley extended sincere accolades for the bravery demonstrated by Austin and others who helped apprehend Hathorne:

    “I just can’t commend them enough for involving themselves in a dangerous situation obviously, so this person could be held accountable and we could make an arrest so there wasn’t any further danger to the community.”

    Now, might it be that this same suspect would have fought cops if not already secured? Did he see that this black civilian was not going to put up with any nonsense and that there was not going to be any sympathetic video to play to?

    Might be a very different story if the Marine happened to be white.

    Marine Assaults African Immigrant, Steals Lunch

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  8. kedavis Member
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    TBA (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    ctlaw (View Comment):

    As GA no longer allows citizen’s arrest except in limited inapplicable circumstances, the Marine could be in trouble.

    Possibly, but I’m willing to bet you’ll have to look long, and hard before you can find any cop that will testify against him.

    Especially after others joined in, a woman getting zip ties out of a store so the suspect was already bound before law-enforcement showed up, according to the story. AND. The intersectional calculus does not work well at all for any leftist prosecutor here. AND.

    Chatham County Police Department Chief Jeff Hadley extended sincere accolades for the bravery demonstrated by Austin and others who helped apprehend Hathorne:

    “I just can’t commend them enough for involving themselves in a dangerous situation obviously, so this person could be held accountable and we could make an arrest so there wasn’t any further danger to the community.”

    Now, might it be that this same suspect would have fought cops if not already secured? Did he see that this black civilian was not going to put up with any nonsense and that there was not going to be any sympathetic video to play to?

    Might be a very different story if the Marine happened to be white.

    Marine Assaults African Immigrant, Steals Lunch

    How about “Marine Assaults African Immigrant for not using Colored Restroom?”

     

    “But, there are no Colored restrooms!”

    “So?  It’s still true!”

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  9. TBA Coolidge
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    TBA (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    ctlaw (View Comment):

    As GA no longer allows citizen’s arrest except in limited inapplicable circumstances, the Marine could be in trouble.

    Possibly, but I’m willing to bet you’ll have to look long, and hard before you can find any cop that will testify against him.

    Especially after others joined in, a woman getting zip ties out of a store so the suspect was already bound before law-enforcement showed up, according to the story. AND. The intersectional calculus does not work well at all for any leftist prosecutor here. AND.

    Chatham County Police Department Chief Jeff Hadley extended sincere accolades for the bravery demonstrated by Austin and others who helped apprehend Hathorne:

    “I just can’t commend them enough for involving themselves in a dangerous situation obviously, so this person could be held accountable and we could make an arrest so there wasn’t any further danger to the community.”

    Now, might it be that this same suspect would have fought cops if not already secured? Did he see that this black civilian was not going to put up with any nonsense and that there was not going to be any sympathetic video to play to?

    Might be a very different story if the Marine happened to be white.

    Marine Assaults African Immigrant, Steals Lunch

    How about “Marine Assaults African Immigrant for not using Colored Restroom?”

     

    “But, there are no Colored restrooms!”

    “So? It’s still true!”

    The above is the punchline for an old joke; a Marine is at the zoo and a child falls into the lion enclosure. The lion is just about to eat the kid when the Marine jumps over the fence and punches the lion, grabs the kid, and pulls him to safety. A reporter says, “That’s the most amazing thing I have ever seen and I would like to write this story!” Marine says no, thanks, you’ll probably make me look bad.” “No sir, I’m going to tell the absolute truth!” 

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