Blacks are responsible for over half of America's violent crimes.
According to the US Department of Justice, blacks accounted for 52.5% of homicide offenders from 1980 to 2008, with whites 45.3% and "Other" 2.2%. The offending rate for blacks was almost 8 times higher than whites, and the victim rate 6 times higher. - U.S. Department of Justice - Bureau of Justice Statistics
Saturday, February 28, 2015
An FBI spokesperson tells CBS19 the two suspects, 22-year-old Latarious Hughes and 21-year-old Kenneth Hooks were taken into custody in Longview, and are jailed in Gregg County on State bank robbery charges."
Richland County deputies say 59-year-old Ray Pickett turned himself in Saturday afternoon."
Police found Byron Halcomb, 38, at Jumping Jacks on Stonehenge Avenue one block away."
The St. Louis man charged with first degree murder in the 2014 stabbing death of his wife was sentenced to life in prison without parole Feb. 26. Calvin Kyles entered an Alford plea of guilty with Judge Stan Moore in Camden County Circuit Court for the death of Danielle Bell, 28."
He is described as a 6-foot-tall black man between 25 and 30 years old with a thin build, the FBI said. He wore a black jacket and a baseball cap in one of the robberies and a black-and-white winter hat in the other."
James Flournoy, 42 years old, Sandersville, Ga., Possession of Marijuana With the Intent to Distribute, Also the FBI is issuing Firearms charges Taken in possession was approximately 20,000 in cash, Marijuana, Vehicles and a Firearm.
Charvis Lawrence, 32, Warthen, Ga., Possession Of Marijuana Felony, Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute, and Destruction of Evidence. Also approximately over 3lbs of Marijuana were seized.
Undray Harris, 17, Warthen, Ga., Possession of Marijuana.
McKendrick Veasley, 17, Tennille, Ga.,Possession of Marijuana"
Authorities say 22-year-old Tysheem Jackson was one of two men who broke into several homes near Peachtree Drive last week."
Frederick Taylor, 23, of Dolton, was taken into custody on Friday at a residence in the 15600-block of South Maryland in Dolton, with help from the FBI Fugitive Task Force in Chicago."
Yohonas Kahassay 19, Deionta Coleman, 19, Kapri Johnson, 19, Jason Thompson, 24"
Police have obtained an arrest warrant for 31-year-old Michael Bagnall on the charge of criminal homicide."
On February 27, police arrested Christopher Gatlin, 22, and charged him with robbery with a dangerous weapon. The 22-year-old also had outstanding charges for possession of a firearm by a felon and possess/sell/buy a gun with altered serial number."
Christopher Savore, 28, Devonte Coleman, 18, and Duntavius O'Neal, 18, along with a minor, are accused of jumping out of a white SUV and stealing a man's belongings on the corner of Portland Avenue and Darien Street around 10 p.m. Friday. The group apparently fled in the vehicle. While performing a traffic stop, police apprehended the team."
Victoria Wyatt, (20) was arraigned on a felony breaking and entering charge."
Christian Sibley, 21, who had a complaint filed against him in the fatal Feb. 3 shooting on Estes Parkway, was booked into the Gregg County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to jail records."
Friday, February 27, 2015
Omar Andrew Pitts, 32, pleaded guilty to murder, felony murder, aggravated sexual battery, aggravated assault and cruelty to children in the death of Jay’tavious Mahone, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said.
Pitts and the victim’s sister, Sabrina Powell, were arrested immediately following the boy’s death. Pitts, who has remained in the Fulton County jail since his arrest, was previously facing the death penalty.
Powell remained in jail Friday night awaiting trial."
Joveyan Harriott, of Albany, was arrested following an investigation.
Police said Harriott became involved in an altercation with another motorist around 3:45 a.m. and intentionally crashed her vehicle into the rear of the other parties’ vehicle at Delaware Avenue and Leonard Place."
The burglar also recorded himself on a handheld video camera in one of the classrooms. Images of the burglar were taken from the device and the school’s surveillance system and released to the media."
Michael Eugene Martin, 37, was charged Tuesday with the felony count. Online court records show he was charged with the same offense in June 2014."
Former black baseball player Gregory 'Toe' Nash arrested; charges include failing to register as sex offender
Nash, 32, was arrested Friday evening at a residence off of Highway 937 in Ascension Parish on suspicion of charges including failure to register as a sex offender, flight from an officer, drug paraphernalia, distribution or possession of a legend drug without a prescription, distribution or possession with intent to distribute schedule I controlled substances, simple criminal damage to property, trespassing, and unauthorized use of a movable. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail and no bond had been set as of about 8:30 p.m."
The owner, Demetira Brewer, refused to give her name or date of birth to deputies. She also started yelling that her boyfriend also didn't have to give his name to them, and ignored commands to leave the area."
Dyshawn Silva, of 152 Country Hills Road, was charged with first-degree threatening, second-degree breach of peace and falsely reporting an incident."
Carnito Cannail Glaspy, 32, of 11th Street, Statesville, was arrested on the charge Monday and given a $5,000 bond."
Kanyon Ainnone Carter, 41, was driving with a revoked license Feb. 7 when his westbound Chevy Suburban crossed the center median and struck a Toyota Tundra head-on, police said. Carter’s SUV burst into flames, according to the search warrant."
The driver, Bryan C. Kafka, 25, of Middle River, charged with driving under the influence, driving on a suspended license, failure to remain at the scene of a personal injury crash, and reckless driving."
Steven Williams, 21, Joseph Miles, 18, and Malik Rashad Freeman, 19, were detained at Campus Crossings and transported to the Statesboro Police Department for questioning. Upon further investigation all three were charged and are currently being held at the Bulloch County Jail awaiting court action. Williams is charged with murder and aggravated assault. Miles and Freeman are charged with obstruction and making false statements."
Campbell is described by police as a black male, with brown hair and brown eyes, and 6-foot-5."
Agents with the U.S. Marshal's Office arrested the suspect, Derrick Lamonte Carroll, 26, of Elkton, on Thursday in Trenton, N.J., after Elkton Police Department investigators developed him as one of three suspects that committed the prolonged home-invasion at a residence in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue on Feb. 9, according to Capt. Joseph Zurolo, an EPD spokesman."