[VIDEO] Police Are Investigating Michael Brown’s Stepfather for Inciting RiotsPosted: December 2, 2014
From The Corner: Police in Ferguson, Mo., are investigating whether the angry tirade unleashed by Michael Brown’s stepfather just moments after the grand jury’s decision last week rose to the level of illegal incitement of violence.
“We can’t let all that happened in Ferguson and Dellwood and the community die. Everyone who is responsible for taking away people’s property, their livelihoods, their jobs, their businesses — every single one of them needs to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
— Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson
Following the decision, Brown’s stepfather, Louis Head, climbed onto a platform surrounded by protesters to comfort his grieving wife. “Burn this bitch down!” Head then shouted repeatedly, in a video captured by the New York Times. Rioters later looted and burned down over a dozen Ferguson businesses and at least one police car.
Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson told CNN on Tuesday that his department was investigating Brown’s stepfather, saying they had spoken with some individuals who were with Head that evening and will seek an interview with Head himself….(read more)