Thursday, January 10, 2019

FBI Still Investigating Capitol Nooses

The FBI is investigating the placement of several nooses and signs on the Capitol grounds on the day before the November 27, 2018 Senate election.   JJ obtained a copy of the police report.  It is posted below.

A Capitol Police officer discovered seven nooses hanging from a tree on the south lawn on the Capitol grounds on the morning of November 26, 2018.    There were several signs that "appeared to be politically motivated against U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.








One report states:

On Monday, November 26, 2018, at approximately 0830 hours, Lt. Eddie Washington, Officer William Smith and I, Sgt. Eugene Williams, Jr., responded to a noose/rope in a tree on the south lawn of the New Capitol. The rope was tied in a noose position. A news reporter, Reggi Dupree Marion, was advised by his supervisor to check out a report of a noose hanging from a tree at the New Capitol. Marion entered the New Capitol to report the situation.

Investigator Johnnie Bowden was contacted and advised of the situation.

The noose/rope was located in a tree on the south lawn of the New Capitol. The noose/rope was photographed and recovered by Lt. Washington. The noose/rope was secured at the New Capitol Police Office. Shortly, thereafter Assistant Chief King arrived at the New Capitol and took possession on the noose/rope.

In addition, several noose/ropes were found in other trees on the New Capitol grounds. Also, signs with Mississippi lynching information were found on the New Capitol grounds. The investigation continues.


The FBI is investigating the incident and has custody of all records, video recordings, and evidence.

**POLICE REPORT MAY NOT BE REPRINTED WITHOUT PERMISSION OF JJ**




35 comments:

Citizen W said...

Thank you for keeping this on the radar. JJ's bark echos much farther and louder than the big media dogs on the block would care to admit.

Anonymous said...

why is hanging a noose in a tree a crime? The whole matter seems silly.

Anonymous said...

you would think there would be enough cameras in and around the capitol grounds to see who placed the nooses.

Anonymous said...

It's terrible that WAPT, WLBT, Fox News, & others do little to no follow up reporting.

Anonymous said...

A completely unsophisticated and ineffective political ploy which only plays in the political backwater which is Mississippi. No minds were changed, no votes were flipped and Mississippi remains what it has always been. The FBI knows who did it but will keep those results in their back pocket just in case...

Anonymous said...

Wouldn't surprise me if the culprit(s) are affiliated with the media.

Anonymous said...

wait wait wait wait a minute!!! original reports never included the fact that these signs were seen on the ground accompanying the nooses. one of the signs clearly states "we are hanging nooses to show that times haven't changed", followed by other pro-civil rights language.

total game changer. why were we fed the story that racists hung the nooses? i knew that the nooses were probably a stunt but i didn't know that police and/or the press had swept the signs under the rug, so to speak.

not surprised. they still were not able to throw the election. God Bless the village idiot CHS for still managing to pull out a victory.

Anonymous said...

I thought someone took responsibility for it already. Some activist or leftist group or something. Guess I'm remembering that one wrong.

Anonymous said...

Why waste the time and manpower?

Anonymous said...

This was obviously perpetrated by minority activists. As a result follow up on the story is DOA. JJ’s post is likely the last you will hear about this.

Anonymous said...

If liberal media had the same info that JJ has, then it was definitely trying to change the narrative. It was definitely another unnecessary shot taken at MS.

Or is this simply a case of lazy journalism by the locals?

Could this be a case of the powers that be suppressing information, so that the activist would not be given a voice?

Anonymous said...

Guys, don't you get it? To everyone in the media it's still 1955 in Mis'sippi. People either live in plantation mansions or in sharecropper shacks, half the population is shoeless and toothless, klansmen roam the streets in white robe and noble minorities cower in fear of being lynched.

Anything that might shatter that narrative is either ignored or printed on page 64 under the list of upcoming river stages.

You see, they need Mississippi as a whipping boy to avoid paying attention to the shortcomings and strife in their own backyards, so don't expect them to come to the Magnolia State with an open mind.

Instead, expect pieces like this stellar bit of journalism from 2012, by Nancy Pelosi's daughter.

Anonymous said...

I agree with the other posters. This is clearly the work of Hillary, Chuck, Nancy, Jim Hood and the fake media in an effort to make the republican state look bad. No different than when they manufacture dui charges against our leadership or fake videos showing Cindy Smith saying these she never said. They are truly delusional.

Anonymous said...

Rest assured if the context of placement of the nooses indicated support for Hyde-Smith, then reporting would have commenced daily in the CL (and would continue non-stop) with full imputation of responsibility to Hyde-Smith, Trump, and the claimed horrible racial climate in Mississippi. Pulitzer prize recognition would be sought. A reporter would burnish his or her credentials as being the voice against racism in Mississippi.

But since one can easily conclude that left-wing agitators or Espy supporters placed the signs and nooses, the real story was never going to be pursued (i.e., the story of cynical use of racism and racist imagery in Mississippi for left-wing political purposes)-- except for outlets like JJ.

JJ, keep shining the light. Those who do this kind of thing are not friends of Mississippi.

Blame It On McDaniel And Just Move On.. said...

Glad to see the follow-up. Wonder if we'd be seeing it had several of not posted periodically regarding lack of follow-up.

So...if I understand the report, a media outlet of some sort got an anonymous call and sent a black reporter (relative of ex-mayor Dupree?) swiftly to the scene to investigate and report this to the Capitol PoPo. Let's pretend every publisher and news anchor does NOT have Caller-ID on their phone.

What we will later learn (if anything) will be identical to the church torching and pro-Trump graffiti in Greenville during the presidential campaign...and that is that one or more citizens of color are the perps.

PS: Candidate Mike Espy rode into the campaign on a gleaming white horse with grande promises. I wonder if there are hoof prints on the capitol grounds.

Anonymous said...

Seems to me it's free speech on public grounds unless any of the signs contained a threat to CHS's life or there was any damage to trees or the building.

This is an illegal use of the FBI if there is no damage or threat and far more objectionable.

Yes, it's amazing that our Capitol has no security cameras.

Anonymous said...

It's those motley fools Adofo Minka and Joseph Jordan. They are poster board activists. Match hand-writing on the boards from W. Jackson protest at the park. It's the same idiots.

Anonymous said...

Glad JJ is following up on this one.

No doubt this was done by liberal students. Look at the signs.

My guess is some adult activist who didn't have the nutts to do it hired some stupid kids and gave them a few 20 dollar bills. But, I could be wrong, so lets get the facts.

Anonymous said...

Expose the perpetrators. That'll teach 'em. After that we can put to rest this business about Mississippi being the heart of racism and lynching. It was all a smear campaign in the first place. We know that most of 'em lynched themselves or each other just for the liberal media. This will prove it. The FBI is run by the liberal media so don't expect them to do anything. We should get a bunch of the real Southern patriots together and find these culprits and show 'em some Southern justice. Waiting for "investigation" is just a waste of time. Back in the ole days we would just drag em out and ...

Anonymous said...

@12:07 PM is right. Look at the state of the City of Jackson today! I bet we could make it as peaceful and prosperous as it was in 1955 if we all got together and went street by street, house by house, sweeping the streets and cleaning out the riffraff!

Can't wait until the benefits run out next month!

Anonymous said...

so, a burning cross is "free speech" also?

no, this is domestic terrorism, by definition

Anonymous said...

1:07...Are you serious and actually loose in public?

Anonymous said...

How's that shutdown working for you guys, wait Trump's going to declare a National Emergency! I can't wait for the next President, I can think of a few other National Emergencies.
Elections have consequences!
After Trump you boys who voted for him will never be in control again!

Citizen W said...

@4:38 PM
You are as delusional as Hillary on election night. Contrary to the fake media narrative, the President fills every stadium and venue to capacity when he has a rally. Democrats can't even fill a high school gym for a town hall meeting.

Trump may not have the support of Don Lemon and Rachel Maddow, but the majority of the nation supports him.

Before you retort that he lost the House, he didn't campaign for Reps, just Senators. And the Senate gained a larger majority.

The shutdown is doing nothing but proving who worthless the Federal government is. The longer long the shutdown lasts while life goes on fine for the citizens who aren't tax suckling parasites, the better.

Anonymous said...

Waiting for the High Priest of the Capitol Poleece to finally admit that they do NOT have cameras stationed around those buildings as has been previously claimed.

If they did have, the cameras would have captured Feel Brant out there carving TATE in a heart on that oak tree to the left of the front sidewalk.

Rod Knox said...

Yeah 1:00. Just get things back to 1955. That was a great year. How many lynchings were there? Could you pass the literacy test that was given to blacks? And how many blacks would have been fired if they took off work to vote?

Life was tough for blacks in 1955 and have you ever heard the expression "what goes around comes around?" The cheating and thieving lynching, de jure and de facto that made those good ole days good for you has come back to haunt us. Blacks endured the oppression for many decades with a only a deaf ear to complain to. Are you man enough to deal with the pendulums return? "For they sow the wind and reap the whirlwind."

Anonymous said...

Stupid stunt but unless they somehow threatened CHS or my deplorable ass I don’t see how they broke any laws or how this is good use of fbi resources.

Anonymous said...

A burning cross is free speech, per Judge Sandra D. O'Conner.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on this issue in 2003 regarding a burning cross in Virginia.

Barry Black and other KKK members burned a 30 foot cross facing a public highway.

Anonymous said...

5:58 drank the koolaid.

Anonymous said...

Compare the handwriting to the many many protest signs at Tougaloo. Compare them to crazies who got "thrown out" of North Park. This should narrow the investigation down.

Anonymous said...

@5:58, the majority of the nation does not support Trump. All of the polls, including those conducted by conservative pollsters, put Trump’s approval rating at around 40%. But hey, he lies several times a day, so we forgive you.

Anonymous said...

After his first year the majority of the nation did not support Obama either.

Anonymous said...

Everything is working according to plan. They just announced Miami Airport is closing a Terminal due the Trump Shut Down.

No Noose Ain't Good Noose.. said...

"Stupid stunt but unless they somehow threatened CHS or my deplorable ass I don’t see how they broke any laws or how this is good use of fbi resources."

Tell that to the student who was arrested, tried and jailed for placing a noose on an inanimate object on the Ole Miss campus.

I think the ruling was that his actions had thrown the entire black student population into a state of fear and mental anguish that no amount of campus safe-spaces could have countered.

Anonymous said...

Meanwhile - There's This:

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Leland man who touched off a nationwide firestorm by burning a Greenville church in 2016 now has a trial date. 46-year-old Andrew McClinton is headed to court on April 29th to face charges of first-degree arson and burglary. The Hopewell Baptist Church went up in flames in the late evening hours of November 1st, 2016. The church was found by firefighters tagged in spray paint with the words “Vote Trump”. McClinton, a former member of the church, was indicted and arrested on December 22nd and has been held since on $250,000 bond. If found guilty McClinton faces up to 20 years in prison.

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