TV newsman assaulted
This Tuesday morning 06-02-2020 in the Progressive utopia of Madison WI:
12:21 a.m. MPD heard glass breaking in the area (Mendota St/E. Washington Ave). Several individuals were observed breaking into the Tech Heroes Store and fleeing the area.
12:30 a.m. Subjects were observed with Molotov Cocktails and attempting to utilize them at the Veteran’s Museum.
1:30 a.m. Entry was made and the store appeared looted (US Cellular Store on S. Gammon Rd). Investigations continuing.
1:44 a.m. Two males who were taking part in the protest attempted to confront a female who was causing damage to property and looting. The two males were attacked with 2×4’s and possibly a crowbar by several looters. One male suffered 12 stitches to his face and had his phone stolen. The second male victim suffered mutliple broken bones. The Madison Police Department is reviewing camera footage of the incident to identify the attackers.
Anyone with information can contact crime stoppers at 266-6014.
1:44 p.m. Members of the MPD’s special events team on upper State Street early this morning attempted to stop looters from shattering glass at Teddywedgers, 101 State St., and nearby Tobacco Mart, 103 State St.
Criminals ran from the officers. One, Jeremy C. Bronas, age 22, Oxford, WI was captured in a nearby parking ramp with the help of Beaver Dam Police officers. During the arrest, a loaded Glock pistol fell from Bronas’ holster. Bronas had eight fisherman-style, North Face brand hats in his backpack. All still had price tags attached. Bronas claimed he found the hats. He had a concealed carry permit for the weapon, and was arrested for receiving stolen property, possession of THC, and resisting.
2:25 a.m. Officers received information that five male subjects were attempting to break into the ATM at Summit Credit Union on Cottage Grove Rd.
2:31 a.m. Caller heard a gunshot following by screaming and tires squealing. Area checked. Nothing located. No injuries or property damage reported.
2:47 a.m. Fontana Sports on N. Henry St was looted for the second time this evening.
3:00 a.m. Caller advised that Capital Petro on Mineral Point Rd was forcefully entered and looted.
3:00 a.m. Movin Shoes on S. Park St entered and looted.
3:15 a.m. Caller advised that Mobile Generation/Verizon on Gemini Dr was damaged (broken glass/door) and being looted.
3:22 a.m. Caller advised that the Pizza Hut on S. Park St was being looted.
3:34 a.m. Caller advised that the BP convenience store on Schroeder Rd was damaged (broken glass) and being looted.
5:01 a.m. A WMTV photojournalist was attacked on State Street while his station was in the midst of a live shot. The photojournalist had panned away from his reporter to show the suspect going through items that had been looted from 7-Eleven, 676 State St.
Michael E. Campbell, age 40, no permanent address, first threw bottles at the photojournalist. Campbell then grabbed the victim from behind, vigorously shaking him and his camera. News management, seeing their crew was under attack, cut away from the live shot. Campbell fled the scene on a bicycle. He attempted to elude responding officers, but was captured on South Park St. Campbell was arrested for battery, disorderly conduct, resisting/obstructing, and on a probation hold.
Blaska’s Bottom Line: Deploy the National Guard, every police officer in the area, and citizen volunteers. Time to end the madness.