James Comey under criminal investigation
Federal prosecutors in Washington are investigating a years-old leak of classified information about a Russian intelligence document, and they appear to be focusing on whether the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey illegally provided details to reporters, according to people familiar with the inquiry.
The case is the second time the Justice Department has investigated leaks potentially involving Mr. Comey, a frequent target of President Trump, who has repeatedly called him a “leaker.” …The document played a key role in Mr. Comey’s decision to sideline the Justice Department and announce in July 2016 that the F.B.I. would not recommend that Hillary Clinton face charges in her use of a private email server to conduct government business while secretary of state….
The Justice Department’s inspector general, who had examined Mr. Comey’s conduct and referred his findings to prosecutors in New York, concluded that Mr. Comey violated F.B.I. policy. …
Whether the document was fake remains an open question.
I read it here
School-to-prison pipeline is back in session
5 cars stolen over weekend
01-18-2020 — Mother Nature assisted in the apprehension of a teen, who is well known to the MPD, Saturday afternoon.
Officers had been sent to Birch Hill Dr. after a community member noticed a SUV with its rear windows open. It had been that way all night. The witness knows the area to be one where car thieves have dumped vehicles in the past, and saw the situation – in the middle of a Wisconsin winter – as potentially suspicious.
As officers arrived, they saw a 15-year-old near a stolen Honda Pilot. The teen has been arrested multiple times in the past for offenses like operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent, entry into locked vehicle, burglary, and battery. At the moment, the suspect was asking a homeowner, who was out clearing snow from his driveway, if he (the teen) could borrow a scraper to clear the windows of the Pilot.
Officers sneaked up on the teen. He tried to run, but did not go far. He was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center.
Officers receive information on a daily basis from the M-P-D’s Criminal Intelligence Section regarding vehicles that are currently stolen that officers should attempt to locate. Currently there are 17 vehicles on what is known as the “Hot Sheet.”
The MPD works hard to find and return vehicles to their owners; however, per MPD policy, officers very infrequently engage in a pursuits out of concern for community safety.
01-19-2020 — Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 4:43 p.m. Officers observed five juveniles flee from a vehicle. Area canvassed and one juvenile was detained. The vehicle was left unoccupied and discovered to be reported as stolen. Vehicle recovered. Investigation continuing.
Three other vehicles stolen over the weekend.
Monthly Archives: November 2017
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