A Virginia News Source Special Report
[Editor’s note: As a veteran reporter covering federal, state, and local courts since 1960, this reporter has never witnessed a story like Cameron Crockett’s.
His conviction on a manslaughter charge was the result of incompetent or corrupt prosecutors, defense attorneys, police investigators, and the courts. Or all of the above.
In fact one witness told the court she overheard the son of a Beach cop say, “I just got free…I thought I killed both of them (both Crockett and his best friend): The man, Jacob Palmer, was never interrogated by police or called to testify.
A police spokesman said the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office shut down their investigation and didn’t share information with them.
All are hiding behind official protection to keep the coverup going.
Prosecutors illegally read Crockett’s mail.
It was never proven by any witness that Crockett was driving.
Through judicial corruption, he was railroaded on withheld or manipulated evidence and sent to prison.
After his first trial ended in a mistrial, the angry, unprofessional,vindictive prosecution, swung around for another whack - they wouldn’t even try to convict the person identified as the real driver, choosing to re-try Crockett again instead.
He was found guilty by a jury the 2nd time, but before he could be sentenced - Cameron who grew up believing in the American justice system could see trouble: He skipped the country and when he finally returned - hoping to be treated fairly at sentencing, the courts took its pound of flesh and shipped him to the pokey for 8.5 years.
Many murderers don’t get more than a year from the same courts and judges - but this court, prosecutors, and police were pissed and threw the book at Crockett.
Anonymous, which has a reputation of opposing criminal government activities, on its web site says “the justice system in Virginia Beach has engaged in ‘psychological terrorism against Cameron Crockett…’.”
It goes on to state: “Cameron Crockett was wrongly convicted and sentenced to 8.5 years in prison for the manslaughter of Jack Korte. The case has taken place in Virginia Beach, where political corruption and cronyism runs deep and rampant.”
So far, a lot of bad decisions have been made by all parties, including Cameron himself. This is his story.]
The beginning of a long bad night!
The sorry saga began on the night of Dec. 28 , 2008. Crockett and his best friend Jack Korte, whose cousin is married to Mayor Will Sessoms’ daughter, had been invited by another friend, Jacob Palmer, to a party hosted by Josh Reddy and Kevin Rondorff at 1144 Bancroft Hall off First Colonial Rd. Crockett and Korte weren’t familiar with the location and arranged to be met by Palmer to take them inside.
Reddy told the court that about 11 p.m. Palmer asked him if he needed anything that they were going to the store. The trio was gone at the same time. Palmer didn’t come back until 2 or 3 hours later. The fatal crash happened at 11:16 p.m. Palmer lived about 2.3 miles from the crash site or less by the way the crow flies. More than one person at the party testified the trio were gone at same time.
The police never questioned why Palmer came back alone nor why Palmer wasn’t at the scene of the crash if they’d all left together.
Although the police knew of Palmer’s involvement, they NEVER interviewed Palmer ever.
Just a quick note to compliment your cartoonist, Mr. Marks. He is outstandingly spot on when it comes to targeting national issues. Don’t know where he’s from, but it would be great if he turn some of his biting humor on local Tidewater, Virginia topics and issues.
But guess we can’t have everything. Please pass on my compliments.
Frank Jackson - Virginia Beach
If you are still unconvinced that Obama is a Sunni Muslim, how else do you explain him urging that Israel show restraint in the wake of the slaughter of three teens, one a US citizen? I have a better idea, oh, great Kenyan-in-Chief. How about you quit supplying Muslim Jihadists with cash and weapons in Syria? Yeah, that might have a settling effect on the Middle East; but, that's not your intention, is it Obama?
Obama calls for Israel to show restraint? Netanyahu should begin a systematic bulldozing of Palestinian settlements into the sea. Plant a few date and olive trees and call it good.
What to do with the Palestinians? Let the Saudis take them in. You reckon that would happen? Click here for link:
John P. Kuchta Jr. - Virginia Beach
by John P. Kuchta Jr.
Today's headline reporting the conviction of one of the Tsanaev brothers' friends, made me ponder:
When do we get to see US Army traitor Nidal Hasan hanging by his neck? And, how long will we be made to wait to see justice for all the folks maimed and killed by the Tsarnaev brothers?
After killing 13 men and women at Fort Hood, TX, Hasan has managed to stay alive by the good graces of his Muslim cousin, our Community Organizer-in-Chief.
Do you want to put any money on my proposition that Hasan will NEVER be hung for his treason? Did we ever get the great controversy of Hasan's beard resolved? [Click Below to read more]
by John P. Kuchta Jr.
Illegally sold federal guns may fired on TX Congressman
I couldn’t help but borrow part of a phrase from the treasonous and blasphemous Reverend Jerimiah Wright, the “reverend” who spat out racist rhetoric from his pulpit in Chicago. You know the guy, the preacher who Obama never heard during Obama’s infrequent church attendances, the preacher who baptized both of Obama’s daughters? Yeah, that guy.
Instead of “chickens coming home to roost,” it appears that Obama’s 50 caliber weapons that he illegally sold through the BATF to Mexican drug cartels have, most assuredly, come home to roost.
Friday night, 18 July 2014, Texas US Congressman Louie Gohmert and his companions were fired upon from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande with what could only be described by the weapon’s report as a 50 caliber. Fifty calibers are capable of destruction on an unprecedented scale for a shoulder-fired weapon. They are sometimes used to disable vehicles in war zones by shooting through engine blocks. Assassinations from great distances are another use. Click here for rest of the column
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