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Cops Bulldoze Unarmed Man to Death Because they Suspected Him of Growing Marijuana

Free Thought Project – by Jack Burns

Reading, PA — Pennsylvania State Troopers are under fire this week following a deadly officer-involved incident Monday whereby a man was killed by a bulldozer commandeered by one of their officers. Gregory Longenecker (51) was run over by the bulldozer and killed as the PA State Trooper and the dozer operated by the PA Game Commission were supposedly attempting to flush him out.  

Longnecker and David Light (51) were suspects in a then-discovered cannabis grow operation on state-owned land. Game Commission employees found the grow operation and notified local police who contacted PA State Police who sent out narcotics officers to investigate. Finding a vehicle nearby, troopers discovered the two individuals. Light turned himself in to police but Longnecker ran into the thick underbrush nearby as observed by the PA State Police helicopter.

That’s when the PA State Trooper apparently got the bright idea to bulldoze the thick underbrush. The dozer then began to “blaze a trail” through the underbrush, according to PA State Police Information Officer David Beohm.

“There’s no way that you could walk through that stuff up there,” Beohm said, implying also troopers must have known Longenecker was lying in the brush. Beohm said in a press conference:

So as they’re blazing this trail through the brush the trooper tells the operator to ‘stop’. They look behind the bulldozer and then they saw the male that they were looking for was laying on the ground behind the bulldozer as they had already gone over that area. But I’m telling you that is so thick up there. There is no way you could see somebody laying in there.

Such news will come as little comfort to Longnecker’s family who now know their family member was killed by peace officers in a bulldozer. Those same officers were sworn to protect and serve the community and treat every suspect as innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. But once again, as TFTP has reported, it appears the Pennsylvania State Police conducted itself as judge, jury and executioner.

We can now add death by bulldozer to a whole host of ways TFTP has documented someone can be killed by police. Over the years we’ve reported as police have tased teenagers in the genitals until they died, pepper sprayed and tased inmates to death, intentionally run over them with their police squad cars, tased them as they were riding moving ATVs, choked them to death, drowned them, and beaten suspects to death.

Beohn did not say criminal homicide charges have been brought against the unnamed officer, something which would have happened to us had we taken our bulldozer and crushed a man to death. Instead, Beohn reportedly implied Longenecker could have died from a heart attack for all he knew. An autopsy is scheduled for this week to determine the actual cause of death but it’s safe to say at this point the man would still be alive had the PA State Trooper not commandeered the bulldozer and forced the Game Commission worker to “blaze a trail” through the underbrush.

Thanks to the qualified immunity police officers often enjoy, the killing of American criminal suspects will likely continue until federal law is changed. The War on Drugs will continue to seek out individuals who possess, grow, or use cannabis, even though countless Americans die yearly from legal drugs. The drug war against a plant has to stop. It’s a plant, not a dangerous drug — and no one deserves to be hunted and killed for growing, smoking, or otherwise possessing it.

“Prison is for rapists, thieves, and murderers. If you lock someone up for smoking a plant that makes them happy, then you’re the f-king criminal.” ― Joe Rogan.

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8 Responses to Cops Bulldoze Unarmed Man to Death Because they Suspected Him of Growing Marijuana

  1. Jolly Roger says:

    An American Rachael Corrie.

    Police are a plague upon our society. They’re public enemy #1. We hear of them killing innocent people everyday, and they have to be stopped.

    And no, the courts aren’t going to do it, and nor will any politician. (they’re your enemies too)

    • Jamal says:

      “An American Rachael Corrie.”
      That’s the very first thing I thought reading this. And a sign of something I’ve said for a long time. Americans, when the talmudists are done using us, will become the new Palestinians.

  2. Koyote says:

    Because they ” suspected him”!?
    Bullets are your friends dummy!
    You’re gonna die anyway!
    KICK IT Off!!!!!!!!

    • 'ol stewbum says:

      So very true!! We are all going to die eventually, might as well make that unavoidable task be a worthwhile gesture.
      I won’t disturb a sleeping dog, but a pack of dogs in a frenzy can do significant damage. Best to just put down the psycho bitches right there, or die trying.

  3. Enemy of the State says:

    “Those same officers were sworn to protect and serve “

    Why do they keep pushing this same lie over and over again? ( Eric Dick Holder said we have to brainwash them )
    SCOTUS ruled that this is not the case
    Yer on yer fukin own people
    And when shit like this happens under color of law , their asses need to hang for it

    • Former Railroader says:

      Protect and serve the ruling class.
      Enforce the rules of the ruling class on the peasants.

    • Koyote says:

      “why do they keep pushing this same lie over and over?”
      Tell a big enough lie long enough, scream it over and over, and people will believe it…….. Adolf…… H……..

  4. Bill D. Wahl says:

    Cops are here to “harass and collect” with training from the IDF. We are all Palestinians now.

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