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Occupy protester pleads not guilty to Santa Rita assault charge

Original post made on Jan 11, 2012

Marcel Johnson, an Occupy Oakland protester with a lengthy criminal record pleaded not guilty today to charges that he assaulted an Alameda County sheriff's deputy at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin on Dec. 17.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 2:41 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Karen, a resident of Blackhawk
on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:35 am

How many more chances are they going to give this guy????


Posted by Karen, a resident of Diablo
on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:30 pm

What was he protesting for/against with Occupy?


Posted by American, a resident of Danville
on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:51 pm

It is time for our so-called "justice system" to allow this indiviudal to permanently "occupy" a prison cell. Enough is enough.


Posted by Jim , a resident of San Ramon
on Jan 13, 2012 at 9:00 am

Oh boo hoo ANOTHER "oppressed" minority acting out. Time they threw the book at him before someone is killed. Coddling criminals leads to more victims. Can only imagine the list of crimes he's gotten away with over the YEARS.
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