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Detroit man who apologized for
mob attack gets 1-year sentence

Detroit News, by Oralandar Brand-Williams

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Posted By:Ribicon, 7/10/2014 9:18:39 PM

Detroit — James Davis, one of two remaining defendants in the attack on suburban motorist Steve Utash, received one year in jail and five years probation for his role in the incident during his sentencing before Wayne County Circuit Court Judge James Callahan on Thursday. (Snip) Davis is accused of kicking Utash twice. Lindsey pointed out that Utash was already injured when Davis struck him. She indicated the prosecutor’s office will appeal the lighter sentence. On Monday, two other defendants Wonzey Saffold, 30, and Bruce Wimbush, 18, were sentenced in the case. Saffold received a prison term of 6 years and 4 months to up to

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This is the case where a white guy was driving home from work, a black kid runs out in front of the car (intentionally? there´s a game like that in "the community") and gets himself clipped. Man gets out to check on the kid and immediately is attacked and beaten into a coma by a pack of black men who just happened to be loitering there.

Judges passing down puffball sentences for all, not one cry of "no justice, no peace" to be heard in the land.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: misterdickens, 7/10/2014 9:29:44 PM     (No. 9919121)

Not shaping up well for peace between races. Of course, one side doesn´t want peace.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/10/2014 10:01:36 PM     (No. 9919158)

I guess this what they mean by Social Justice.

Hey, Whitey don´t expect any Hate crime protection.

Socialist/Racist States of America.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scout Finch, 7/10/2014 10:25:54 PM     (No. 9919186)

Nice. ...Utash was already injured when Davis struck him.

Well, that makes all the difference, right?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: robwin, 7/11/2014 2:28:35 AM     (No. 9919339)

A lousy year.

Ridiculous.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/11/2014 4:07:24 AM     (No. 9919361)

This keeps happening and we may truly, seriously see a few red states think crazy stuff like secession. I am speechless reading this report.

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