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Man Arrested For Facebook Post Telling People To ‘Start Killing Cops’

Man admitted to posting on Facebook that people need to 'start killing cops'

Racine, WI – A 33-year-old man was arrested and accused of posting “People need start killing cops” on Facebook.

Darryl Hibbler of Racine faces one count of terrorist threats and one count of felony bail jumping, according to WITI-TV.

Police were notified Jan. 18 about some Facebook posts that belonged to an account named “Darryl Hibbler” that was threatening to law enforcement officers, according to the criminal complaint.

The Jan. 17 post promoted the killing of police and then another post stated “Ever [sic] body need to come together riot in the street.”

Hibbler admitted to posting the comments to police in an interview, according to WITI. Hibbler said that at the time, he was angry about his friend getting killed.

He told police that he had “said that stuff out of anger.” Hibbler also told police he was not going to kill and police officers or anyone else, according to the criminal complaint.

Police also arrested a man Jan. 21 for threatening to kill an officer and his family over the shooting of Donte Shannon.

On Jan. 17, Racine Police Department pulled over Donte Shannon for not having a front license plate. Police said that Shannon stopped and then ran from the car and took out a gun and aimed it at officers. The police responded and shot him, according to WITI. Shannon died while on the way to the hospital.

Kenneth Anderson, 45, of Racine was arrested after telling hospital staff, “I know the investigator that shot my friend. I am waiting until his name is released tomorrow. I know where he lives. I am going to wear a black mask, sneak into his house and kill him and his family while they sleep,” according to WITI.

Anderson is facing on count of disorderly conduct and one count of threat to law enforcement officer and family of law enforcement officer.

AndrewBlake - January Thu, 2018


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