• Wed. Oct 28th, 2020

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"Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it." Lysander Spooner

State ex rel versus the City

Editor’s Note: Audio of this hearing is available at the bottom of this article While we may never know how many people called in and joined the WebEx meeting for…

Arraignments and Privilege

Last night I wrote about the arraignment of retired Portland Police officer Scott Groshong, one of the rare instances where it seems that a police officer in Portland could face…

Elk Build, Oct 12

Obviously this is an outdated post, but there was a lot of work that I had to do on the back end to get this set up properly. On the…

A Word on Philadelpha

While I have lived in Portland for the last 8 years, I grew up in Pennsylvania. About an hour north of Philly just outside of Allentown. When I thought of…

Police Officer Indictment

a police officer might actually have consequences for their actions

Court Case Wrap-up, October 23

one of the rare times when a Portland Police officer is actually facing charges for actions taken in the line of duty

Swinney Release Hearing Audio

I’ve already announced through Twitter/Mastodon, but I have obtained the audio transcript for the release hearing from Monday for Alan Swinney, where his release was denied. As these are public…

‘Tiny’ Toese accused of multiple probation violations; sentenced to six months in jail

This story is still developing, as any court orders from today’s hearing are not available for viewing at the moment. But Tusitala ‘Tiny’ Toese, a known Proud Boy member who…

Alan Swinney release hearing

The more I think about what happened today, the more I realize that not a whole lot actually happened. But there were some interesting bits that came up. It had…

Transcription of MCSO addendum recommending Swinney -not- be released at this time.

Editors note: Part of this document notes that the Close Street Supervision department doxxed Mr. Swinney’s home address, potentially putting him and roommates at risk. It is worth noting that…