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MD: Maryland judge commits suicide as feds moved in for child porn arrest

Source: nypost.com 9/11/21

A Maryland judge fatally shot himself just as federal law enforcement showed up to his home to arrest him on child porn charges Friday morning, authorities said.

Caroline County Circuit Court Judge Jonathan Newell, 50, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound by FBI agents at around 6:43 a.m., according to the Maryland US Attorney’s Office.

The feds were at the judge’s Henderson home to arrest him on a complaint charging him with sexual exploitation of a child for allegedly filming teenage boys in the nude in his hunting cabin, The Baltimore Sun reported.

Neighbors reported that the FBI had arrived just after 6 a.m. demanding Newell come outside with his hands up before they heard a gun shot.

Newell had been on leave since July, after one of several boys that the judge had brought on a hunting trip on Hoopers Island discovered a hidden camera in the bathroom and called his parents, according to court documents obtained by the Sun.

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How’d the registry work out here? Oh, right, it didn’t.

Weird headline.

My heart goes out to this man and his family. I know the feeling that pushed him to that point. I survived my own attempt.

I think if the internet and the registry was the way it is now back when I took my plea deal, I probably would’ve shot myself too.
When I was kid me and my big brother (RIP) would watch alot of old and western movies, I remember always asking him “how come the slaves never fought back like the Native Americans did even when slaves out number their oppressors they still remained compliant” he told me it was out of fear of being killed or thrown in jail.
In today’s society I feel like people forced to register are being controlled the same way, the only difference is people forced to register have already been thrown in jail and have already died A thousand deaths, so I don’t understand what they have to lose at this point.
President Joe Biden is arriving in Long Beach today people forced to register as tier 3 should of organized a peaceful protest in the city to raise awareness for the cause and pass out ACSOL flyers, theres so many news crews outside right now it’s ridiculous.
Every time there’s a political event in the state of California people forced to register should show up in mass numbers and let their voices be heard.

Good luck

Maybe the reason for blind compliance was not so much fear of harm, but it was due to the law being against them. Not so much the law itself, but the belief that the law was praised nearly universally, like a church service congregation praising the law. The herd accepted it, praised it! A rebellion over one plantation owner still left a town and a county and a state that believed in the law. So overpowering one tiny plantation left the other circles of blind faith in the law. Where was there to go after a rebellion? And how to organize with enough strength given the blind faith in the law by community after community? It began to feel like destiny decreed by the law and it was sacrilege to question it. There might even be a civil war! There were of course many who were not such fatalists, but they didn’t have enough mobile phones to organize and so could not overcome blind faith. (A little dig into why slaves were not allowed to read and write.)

On a point of clarity, the slaves were not convicted criminals in the sense used today, so that is a glaring difference. A criminal conviction makes for self adopted blind faith. We fought the law and the law won, and we hand them victory after victory because the law already won.

🤔

Paranoia and accusations cloud efforts to launch ‘Justice for January 6’ rally
Users in extreme far-right Facebook groups and extremist forums are largely steering users away from an upcoming rally, claiming it could be a “false flag.”

Same. Someone else fought the law and the law won.

Someone will probably write a song about it. They will probably call it “For What It’s Worth.”

David Huber of Florida denied the fascists their victory, and in fact won victory over them. I pray for more victory for us, the people.

“It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere” – Voltaire

Also, what this judge perhaps based his decision on:

“I’d rather be a free man in my grave, than live as a puppet or a slave..” – Jimmy Cliff.

I think this is truly a sad reflection of where our society has gotten to. Yes, recording teen boys – or anyone, for that matter – with a hidden camera in a bathroom is creepy. But in comparison to a lot of other offenses, it seems more creepy than actually injurious to the teens. (Like seriously, are they now going to be chronically “pee shy” for the rest of their lives? Give me a break.)
Certainly not worth taking of one’s own life, IMHO.
Moreover, his being a judge and this being his first offense, I’d guess a good lawyer could have gotten him a plea deal for counseling with no conviction.😟

Well this is very extreme as he could have got a plea deal or maybe just escape the

country he has money? The question is the Registry “punishment’, obviously enough for

a judge to commit suicide?

I wonder if he sentenced anyone with similar crimes and what the sentences were.

Too bad, so many of these high profile people that are also bitten with the bug could do a lot to help public awareness, but instead they go along with the lie as long as they can, pretending, and then get caught. Imagine the influence this guy could have among judges and lawyers. I bet he was well liked and respected, just like most of us were until the day everything changed.

I wouldn’t want his influence. People only want to make changes to things when it affects them or their family. If it doesn’t, if it doesn’t most don’t give a damn. I bet before he was caught he was bad mouthing ‘’sex offenders.’’

Fact is evidence of interest that had been chewed on was collected at the scene. Hey maybe it was the family dog who chewed on it? This outcome leaves little room for justice and zero room for accountability, except to his maker. I’ve stated it so many times. Like pine marten to feathered snare.

David your beginning to make some sense. Yes this is a sad reflection or a sad conclusion. While any person taking their life is bad enough should we all say enough is enough. Isn’t that what Janice and her team are striving for or should we all go back to morse code systems to understand this type of greed of Justice to “pervent”. Saving someone is good. Its all about method, procedure, and principal in this candid camera of ill gotten gain.

Don’t you think using a little girl pretend in all this quackery is a stain on American Government. So who is just as more accountable when we are all sinners or should we put it in prospective of civil rights, constitutional or other. So were is the moral rightness of justice, the fairness, or the equity. 

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