The news is out: [The activist who New York police attempted to arrest on Friday tells CNN that he is traumatized by the experience and says that police were trying to “terrorize” him.
Derrick “Dwreck” Ingram, a Black Lives Matter protester and activist, is accused of assaulting a New York Police officer in June. During the June protest, Ingram allegedly used a megaphone to yell directly in an officer’s ear and that resulted in the officer being transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, according to the NYPD.
On Friday morning, police arrived at his apartment to arrest him for the alleged assault, the NYPD said. But after approximately six hours outside his house, officers left the scene, according to Ingram.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement that police were right to end the arrest operation.
“Commissioner Shea made the right decision to call off the operation,” he said, referring to New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea. “Assaulting an officer is unacceptable and will always lead to consequences, but arrests must be made properly.”
Ingram turned himself over to police custody Saturday morning. He was arraigned on charges of third-degree assault and was released from police custody Saturday evening on his own recognizance, the NYPD and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said.]
Nothing but trumped up charges. American officials have the audacity to criticize the Chinese.