The 84-year-old man who faces the rest of his life in prison for injuring a black teenager during what he thought was a home invasion told police he was “scared to death” during the incident.
Lester told police that Ralph Yarl was pulling on the exterior door of his Kansas City, Missouri home in an apparent attempt to break in, prompting him to grab his revolver and shoot the teenager, who is expected to make a full recovery.
The elderly man told cops “he believed he was protecting himself from a physical confrontation and could not take the chance” of the large male “coming in” to his house where he lives all alone, according to the police affidavit.
However, following White House involvement (Joe Biden even met with the injured teen’s family), BLM protests and a concerted media outrage campaign, Lester’s chances of a fair trial are basically non-existent.
The narrative has now been set that Yarl was merely ‘ringing the wrong doorbell’ and that Lester’s reaction was extreme and possibly driven by racism.
“Lester stated he opened the interior door [to his home], and saw a black male approximately 6 feet tall pulling on the exterior storm door handle,” the police’s affidavit said. “He stated he believed someone was attempting to break into the house, and shot twice within a few seconds of opening the door.”
“Lester stated the male ran away and he immediately used his home phone to call 911,” the statement continued. “Lester stated he had never seen the male before. He stated no words were exchanged during the incident and the male had not said anything prior to pulling on the door handle. Lester stated it was the last thing he wanted to do, but he was ‘scared to death’ due to the male’s size and Lester’s age (84) and inability to defend himself.”
“He believed he was protecting himself from a physical confrontation and could not take the chance of the male coming in. Lester was visibly upset and repeatedly expressed concern for the victim,” the statement said.
Lester was charged with assault in the first degree and armed criminal action against the 16-year-old after turning himself in to police.
His chances of proving his innocence are now basically nil due to any potential jury feeling intimidated against anything other than rubber stamping a life sentence, due to threats of mass riots that might ensue should Lester be allowed to walk free.
Large mobs of protesters have already staged numerous demonstrations outside Lester’s home, which has also been repeatedly vandalized.
As we highlight in the video below, while the incident in Kansas City received massive press coverage, demonstrations and White House intervention, a shocking incident in Chicago during which a white woman was viciously attacked by a mob of black teens went largely ignored.
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Murder Crisis Plagues DC As Mayor Begs For More Officers After ‘Defunding Police’
How it started.
How it’s going?
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, a former supporter of the ‘defund the police’ movement, urgently calls for increased policing as the nation’s capital faces an out-of-control murder crisis.
“What I can say is this: To me, numbers are just numbers. When we lose one person — whether it’s one or 200 — that’s too many,” Bowser said at a press conference earlier this week.
Of course, Bowser, like many Democrat mayors, blames firearms as the issue, deflecting any possibility her disastrous social justice reforms only embolden criminals – while punishing law-abiding taxpayers -across the imploding Washington, DC metro area.
Even the Washington Post can’t ignore the murder crisis:
For the first time in a quarter-century, the year’s homicide toll in Washington has surpassed 200 before October — a mark of surging violence that has angered and distressed local leaders, drawn scrutiny from Congress and made some residents question whether they can safely live in the nation’s capital.
The last time D.C. logged its 200th homicide before October was Aug. 12, 1997, in a year that ended with 303 people slain, according to police data. After that, annual totals generally trended downward, staying below 200 from 2004 to 2020, with a low of 88 in 2012. But the killing pace has picked up again, reaching 226 in 2021.
Heading into the 2024 presidential election cycle, Democrats will never admit their social justice reforms have failed. They conveniently blame guns.
Directly north of D.C. lies another crime-ridden metro area: Baltimore City. And this week, mass looting was seen in Philadelphia. And just north of Baltimore and Philadelphia, New York City’s progressive mayor recently warned of financial ruins due to a migrant crisis.
Democrats have transformed cities into absolute messes.This post was originally published at Zero Hedge
Lawlessness Spreads To Suburbia: Westport Man Carjacked In Own Garage
Violent crime appears to be spreading to suburbia. For the millions of Americans who fled crime-ridden metro areas where Democrat leaders failed to enforce law and order, the dramatic video of a carjacker assaulting a Westport, Connecticut, man in his garage for his Aston Martin serves as a wakeup call to better defend yourself and loves ones.
Westport Journal reports that the Westport Police Department released dramatic security footage from a Ring camera that shows a residential burglary and carjacking on Bayberry Lane on Sunday afternoon. Two suspects assaulted the man in his garage and stole his Aston Martin.
“They surround the vehicle and drag the man from the car as he calls for someone in the home to contact police. The intruders appear to repeatedly strike the man as he tries to fend them off,” the local media outlet said.
Westport police Lt. Eric Woods said the victim was targeted and followed back to his residence. “Therefore, Westport Police are encouraging residents to be aware of their surroundings and report any suspicious behavior to 911,” he said.
The consequence of failed Democrat policies in major cities has only emboldened criminals who are now expanding their theft wave to suburbia. It’s also a cautionary sign for homeowners who might want to explore firearms training to defend themselves, their families, and their property.
Meanwhile, the average police response time is more than ten minutes. And Democrat lawmakers want to strip the public of firearms (see New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham‘s latest 2A overreach).
The video proves the Westport man couldn’t afford to wait just one minute.This post was originally published at Zero Hedge
Serial Killer Billy Chemirmir ‘Killed by Cellmate’ in Texas Prison
The judge in the case declared a mistrial.
Convicted murderer Billy Chemirmir, an illegal alien from Kenya suspected of being one of the most prolific serial killers in American history, was reportedly killed in prison on Tuesday morning by his cellmate.
Convicted North Texas killer Billy Chemirmir, who was suspected in over 20 murders, was killed in a state prison Tuesday morning, officials confirmed to WFAA.
Chemirmir, 50, was serving life in prison without parole after he was twice found guilty of capital murder by Dallas County juries. He was accused of killing 20 other women in Dallas and Collin counties and still faced charges in those cases.
The Dallas County District Attorney’s office confirmed they were notified by Texas prison officials that Chemirmir was killed Tuesday morning. State prison officials confirmed that Chemirmir was found dead in his cell early Tuesday and his cellmate, who was serving on a murder charge out of Harris County, was “identified as the assailant.”
Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot told WFAA that Chemirmir was killed after apparently making inappropriate comments sexual in nature towards his cellmate’s children. According to Creuzot, the cellmate allegedly beat Chemirmir, dragged him out of his cell and killed him while other inmates watched. No one intervened and Chemirmir may have been stabbed with a pen, Creuzot said.
They should identify the cellmate so the public can send him letters of appreciation.
Authorities suspected Chemirmir could be involved in around 1,000 suspicious deaths in Texas but tried to convict him in 2021 specifically for killing 24 elderly patients who were overwhelmingly female and white.
Despite having a slam dunk case, one single female juror who “didn’t even go back to [look at the evidence]” and “had her mind made up before she walked in” refused to convict, according to family member of a victim who was in the courtroom.
The judge in the case declared a mistrial and two new trials had to be held for separate victims in order to secure convictions.
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