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California district attorney asks police to consider looters’ needs before charging them

In this Wednesday, May 27, 2020 photo, a looter uses a claw hammer as he tries to break in to a cash register at a Target store in Minneapolis. Rioters ignited fires and looted stores all over the city, as peaceful protests turned increasingly violent in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. PHOTO: Star Tribune/Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune/AP

By Collin Jones | 1 September 2020

THE POST MILLENNIAL — A district attorney in California reportedly told members of law enforcement that they should consider the needs of looters before deciding to charge them with looting.

Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton expressed her view that officers should consider whether “the target business” was “open or closed” at the time the looting took place, and “what was the manner and means” by which the looters had managed to get inside the business, the Daily Wire reported.

The charging guidelines were laid out by Jennifer Van Laar of RedState, which are as follows:

1.) Was this theft offense substantially motivated by the state of emergency, or simply a theft offense which occurred contemporaneous to the declared state of emergency? […]

2 Comments on California district attorney asks police to consider looters’ needs before charging them

  1. This stuff just gets crazier by the minute! Diana Becton is
    “the first female African American to be elected District Attorney in the history of Contra Costa County in California. She was criticized for PLAGIARIZING portions of her District Attorney employment application”… but inexplicably still hired anyway.

    As usual with Third World Invaders, she was enabled by a white male, who stepped down in a pre-arranged “scandal” to allow her to be a “temporary replacement”, which then became permanent. This is the standard Tribal=Communist method for shoehorning them into positions of power. Only two months ago, she charged a white couple with “hate crime” for cleaning up BLM vandalism, painting over the BLM vandal graffiti defacing a property.

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