ICE Officer Who Drove Truck Into Jewish Protesters Won’t Be Charged With A Crime


[Editor’s Note: Once again we see an example of where police violence is protected by the American ‘Just-Us’ system. Imagine the outcome if a black or Muslin drove a truck into a line of Trump supporters. Any doubt how the courts would react? — Mark L. Taylor]

The Times Of Israel (10/24/19)

A grand jury declined to indict a former US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer who drove his truck into a row of Jewish protesters at an ICE detention center.

Capt. Thomas Woodworth resigned his position days after the August incident at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls, where protesters were blocking an entrance. The demonstrators were part of Never Again Action, a new Jewish group protesting ICE and US immigration policy by getting arrested at ICE detention facilities.

The grand jury voted not to indict other ICE officers on the scene.

The investigation included interviews with more than 70 witnesses, according to the Boston Globe.

“The grand jury worked really hard to sort through the evidence and testimony that was presented to them,” Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha said Wednesday, according to the Globe.

Regarding Never Again Action, he said, “I recognize there is disappointment here, I understand how they feel, and it is not lost on me the pain that they’re in.”

Never Again Action condemned the decision and called on the Wyatt facility to be closed. …

Read the Rest