CHATTANOOGA, TN — When a deranged killer crashed a vehicle into a military reserve center and began shooting, a Naval officer drew a personal handgun and helped stop the attack. Now it is being reported that the officer, regarded as a hero to many, will be facing charges because he discharged a weapon on federal property.
SAN MARCOS, CA — A SWAT team was deployed and a university campus was locked down when someone suspected a man carrying his umbrella was actually armed.
JEFFERSON, OH — A young man’s future may potentially be shattered after he was charged with the victimless act of keeping a pocketknife in his vehicle while at school. So far he’s been kicked out of school, spent 13 days in jail, been given a psych evaluation, and tracked with an electronic ankle bracelet. A felony conviction could cause him to spend up to a year behind bars, and derail all of his career aspirations in public service.
Two students are facing 10 years in prison after their cars were searched without consent.