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Old 04-08-2016, 05:48 AM   #1
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Default Fact Check on aisle 12! Caller who reported man with gun at Wal-Mart may be charged

Ronald Ritchie the 911 Caller who reported man with gun at Wal-Mart may be charged.
The fellow that died was legally holding a BB gun that he picked up off the shelf of the Walmart at the time.
Fairborn Municipal Court Judge Beth Root has just decided that there is in fact probable cause to prosecute Ronald T. Ritchie for lying to a 9-1-1 dispatcher about John Crawford (a six foot tall black man) in August of 2014. Shortly after Ritchie’s call from the Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart on Pentagon Avenue, John Crawford III was gunned down by Officer Sean Williams who entered the store armed with an AR-15 assault rifle and ready for nothing short of war, based on Ritchies lies. Crawford was shot by police in an aisle of the Beavercreek Walmart on August 5, 2014.
He was legally holding a BB gun that he picked up off the shelf of the Walmart at the time. Nine citizens filled out affidavits — that were delivered to the court on March 25. Judge Root found in those affidavits that probable cause does exist to prosecute Ritchie for the accusation of making false alarms — a first degree misdemeanor. Affidavits questioned on whether or not there was enough to prosecute him on charges related to inducing violence, inducing panic, involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide — all of which were dismissed as not having enough probable cause.

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I wonder if he had anything personal against the guy, or maybe he was just racist. Maybe he was the anti gun liberal type, or just plain stupid.

This might become a very interesting case.
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How about the cop??????????????
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Yeah what about the cop gunning down a kid with a BB gun ?.............
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Yeah what about the cop gunning down a kid with a BB gun ?.............
just doing his job so he could go home that night
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http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/16/justice/walmart-shooting-john-crawford/
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Yeah what about the cop gunning down a kid with a BB gun ?.............
I have wondered about that also. I watched the video of the incident and it certainly appeared that the officer just walked in and shot him. There was no other exchange - you know like words. The kid wasn't threatening anyone - at least it was not evident in the video.
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I have wondered about that also. I watched the video of the incident and it certainly appeared that the officer just walked in and shot him. There was no other exchange - you know like words. The kid wasn't threatening anyone - at least it was not evident in the video.
There are other video out that show him walking around the store carrying the gun and at the time the news said he was "shooting" at little kids in the store.
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just doing his job so he could go home that night
Well I did my job in LE for 40+ years and went home at night (sometimes I looked like I had lost the fight, but I never did) that is why I am questioning his actions. To ASSUME he was justified is a bit much when we consider the circumstances/facts we have here. Short of the person who was shot making threats and actually pointing the gun at him I can't see a justification. The account in the link say he was not facing the officers when he was shot. It sounds like an over reaction by the police as well. I would like to see what the investigation found.
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Thats why nine citizens filled out affidavits that were delivered to the court on March 25. Judge Root found in those affidavits that probable cause does exist to prosecute Ritchie for the accusation of making false 911 alarm.
Of course the Black Lives matter crowd sniffed this one out, want the 911 caller Ronald Ritchie*behind bars.
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