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Man Killed By Police For Possessing Cell Phone In Omaha, Nebraska

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by NiceGuyTJ, Nov 9, 2003.

  1. NiceGuyTJ

    NiceGuyTJ Guest

    Dateline: 1998

    As he exited his vehicle after being stopped by Omaha Police Division officers,
    Omaha native and Gulf War veteran Marvin Ammons was shot to death by Omaha
    Police Division officers who claimed they believed the cell phone in his hand
    was a handgun.

    Later, after all officers were cleared of the charges, the survivors of Marvin
    Ammons filed a federal lawsuit in Omaha against the Omaha Police Division.
    During the proceedings of this lawsuit, Ammons family attorneys forced then
    Interim Omaha Police Chief Charlie Circo to release tape recordings in the
    police's possession of Ammons and his cell phone calls.

    Later still, the Douglas County, Nebraska judiciary announced that no requests
    were ever made by the Omaha Police Division for wiretap permission nor had any
    Douglas County, Nebraska judge ever issued any wiretap order, EVER. This was
    printed in the Omaha World Herald with a Douglas County judge making the
    statement.

    Douglas County is the legal entity presiding over the city of Omaha, Nebraska.

    Yet, the Omaha Police Division claimed the stop of the vehicle driven by Marvin
    Ammons was a routine traffic stop. The man had broken no laws, and they
    murdered him for having a cell phone in his hand.

    The federal judge presiding over the case denied Ammon's family attorneys the
    option of presenting the wiretapped recordings in court and the lawsuit was
    dropped.

    Later still, the nephew of Marvin Ammons was arrested in another so called
    routine traffic stop where the OPD discovered a handgun and quantity of
    marijuana. Apparently, the police, who had been conducting illegal wiretap
    surveillance on the Ammons family had confused the voice of Marvin Ammons with
    that of his nephew and were on their guns ready to kill when they stopped the
    vehicle of Marvin Ammons prior to his nephew's arrest.

    The entire episode is being covered up to this day. Not a finger was lifted by
    the cellular service providers in the Omaha, Nebraska area, including Sprint
    PCS, to protect their customers from surveillance by the police or other
    criminal eavesdroppers, nor was any effort by the FCC or any other federal
    agency to bring the police and their informants to justice.

    And you want me to buy a cellular telephone?
     



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  2. TroiaHussein

    TroiaHussein Guest

    If you don't believe what has been said on this post, check out the archives of
    the Omaha World Herald.

    The details are in the article reporting on the progess of the Ammon's family's
    lawsuit.

    Marvin Ammon's cell phone killed him in more ways than one.
     
  3. TroiaHussein wrote:
    > [off-topic bullsh*t]


    Wow, you used a different screen name to post the reply. Really looks
    like someone else responded. I can't tell the difference.

    --
    "Look, we have exhausted virtually all our diplomatic effort to get the Iraqis
    to comply with their own agreements and with international law. Given that,
    what other option is there but to force them to do so?"
    -- Tom Daschle, Feb. 11, 1998
     
  4. mark devoll

    mark devoll Guest

    what is the point, it sounds like his family member was into something
    illegal and they made a mistake. mabey he should have hung around with that
    type of person.
    "NiceGuyTJ" <niceguytj@aol.com> wrote in message
    news:20031109181102.26109.00000805@mb-m16.aol.com...
    > Dateline: 1998
    >
    > As he exited his vehicle after being stopped by Omaha Police Division

    officers,
    > Omaha native and Gulf War veteran Marvin Ammons was shot to death by Omaha
    > Police Division officers who claimed they believed the cell phone in his

    hand
    > was a handgun.
    >
    > Later, after all officers were cleared of the charges, the survivors of

    Marvin
    > Ammons filed a federal lawsuit in Omaha against the Omaha Police Division.
    > During the proceedings of this lawsuit, Ammons family attorneys forced

    then
    > Interim Omaha Police Chief Charlie Circo to release tape recordings in the
    > police's possession of Ammons and his cell phone calls.
    >
    > Later still, the Douglas County, Nebraska judiciary announced that no

    requests
    > were ever made by the Omaha Police Division for wiretap permission nor had

    any
    > Douglas County, Nebraska judge ever issued any wiretap order, EVER. This

    was
    > printed in the Omaha World Herald with a Douglas County judge making the
    > statement.
    >
    > Douglas County is the legal entity presiding over the city of Omaha,

    Nebraska.
    >
    > Yet, the Omaha Police Division claimed the stop of the vehicle driven by

    Marvin
    > Ammons was a routine traffic stop. The man had broken no laws, and they
    > murdered him for having a cell phone in his hand.
    >
    > The federal judge presiding over the case denied Ammon's family attorneys

    the
    > option of presenting the wiretapped recordings in court and the lawsuit

    was
    > dropped.
    >
    > Later still, the nephew of Marvin Ammons was arrested in another so called
    > routine traffic stop where the OPD discovered a handgun and quantity of
    > marijuana. Apparently, the police, who had been conducting illegal wiretap
    > surveillance on the Ammons family had confused the voice of Marvin Ammons

    with
    > that of his nephew and were on their guns ready to kill when they stopped

    the
    > vehicle of Marvin Ammons prior to his nephew's arrest.
    >
    > The entire episode is being covered up to this day. Not a finger was

    lifted by
    > the cellular service providers in the Omaha, Nebraska area, including

    Sprint
    > PCS, to protect their customers from surveillance by the police or other
    > criminal eavesdroppers, nor was any effort by the FCC or any other federal
    > agency to bring the police and their informants to justice.
    >
    > And you want me to buy a cellular telephone?
     

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