Handcuffed, Assaulted, Ticketed By Cop For Distributing 9/11 DVD's

Don't do this Halloween while wearing a costume.

"The police officer defined Skoll's crime as "passing out 9-11 CD's" on his citation ticket."

Handcuffed, Assaulted, Ticketed By Cop For Distributing 9/11 DVD's
Harassment, unconstitutional search, attempted frame-up of Livonia man for truth movement activism

Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet Exclusive
Monday, October 15, 2007


A Michigan man was harassed, handcuffed, assaulted, branded "unpatriotic" and subjected to an unconstitutional search of his vehicle during which drugs were allegedly planted, before being ticketed by a police officer for the apparent crime of freely distributing DVD's about 9/11 truth earlier this month.

Josh Skoll was driving in his car when he noticed a slowly moving vehicle without its lights on in front of him. The vehicle's light were turned on shortly after Josh passed the car, identifying it as a Livonia "Charger" police cruiser. Josh stopped about 10 seconds later to continue delivering free 9/11 truth DVD's to homes along his route before the police officer began to question him.

The officer asked Skoll who the owner of the house he had stopped at was, to which Skoll responded that he didn't know, upon which the officer told him that he needed a permit to hand out free DVD's and ordered him to return to his vehicle.

The officer then ran Josh's license plate and ordered him to again step out of his vehicle. As soon as Skoll exited the vehicle, he was slapped in handcuffs and threatened with arrest.

With increasing anger, the officer slammed Josh against the car and announced that he would search his vehicle before detaining Skoll inside the police cruiser.

Shortly after proceeding with the unconstitutional search, the cop returned with a small bag of marijuana that Skoll claims was planted. Skoll noted later that his other belongings had hardly been moved during the search.

The police officer defined Skoll's crime as "pasing out 9-11 CD's" on his citation ticket.

The officer continued to voice more threats asking Josh why he shouldn't be taken jail before interrogating him about the information contained on the DVD's he had been freely distributing. Despite Skoll's best efforts to explain, the cop dismissed him as "unpatriotic," "unfit for the military" and "too young to have an opinion."

Josh was eventually allowed to leave but not before being cited for a misdemeanor and given a ticket. The comments section of the ticket reads "passing out 9-11 CD's," which is supposedly now a crime in police state America. Skoll's court date is to be set within the next few weeks.

Skoll is not the first to be harassed and abused by police for handing out free information.

In 2004, Kelly Rushing was charged with making "terroristic threats" after he handed out Alex Jones' videos and recordings of a Ron Paul speech on C-Span to Lyon County, Kentucky officials and Kentucky State Trooper Lewis Dobbs.


A jury later ruled in favor of Rushing but he continues to be harassed by authorities and local law enforcement.

Police State

Well, we warned the majority of Americans about this; they laughed at us…but, as you can plainly see…we are in the police state.

This Just In: Cops Are Assholes!

All of the cops I've known are assholes. And those that started out as decent officers eventually became assholes. Like anything of that nature, the job is corrupting, in many ways. Considering what they have to put up with, like "domestic disputes", and worse, the absolute dregs of society, a sane and knowledgeable and compassionate person can't really hold it against them too much. Which doesn't excuse their attitudes and behaviors. A little understanding goes a long way, however. (and the first thing 99% of you will do when you feel endangered by someone or some situation will be to call those cops you "hate so much" and ask them for help)

And for those people who think "we now live in a police state", you couldn't be more wrong. This stuff has been going on since there were such things as "cops", and to think or claim anything different is ludicrous, ignorant and/or naive.

Anyone who's been watching the TV show "Cops", which generally mostly shows the "good stuff", knows that this kind of crap has been going on for nearly 20 years at the very least. Or, maybe you could read the newspaper or watch the news once in awhile. Or watch TV dramas or movies, which are a reflection of our society. Or know even a minimal amount about our 20th century American history. (or the history of your own country, since it is basically the same everywhere)

So, to point at a very few "9/11 Truth Activist" incidents and scream "Police State!" is more than just melodramatic. It is a falsehood and a lie, by intention or unfortunate circumstance.

You either have to say, "This crap has been going on since forever", or you have to say, "We have always lived in a 'Police State'". (however, the former is much more based in truth and reality than the latter, and always will be)

Senior 9/11 Bureau Chief, Analyst, Correspondent, Principle Investigator, Forensic 9/11ologist

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. — Abraham Lincoln

Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny. — Robert Heinlein

Read some news, we are now in a police state

While (police) bad behavior has been going on for a long time, it has been accelerating of late. There are plenty of stories I could cite, but readers of this website *should* be able to do their own research.

One thing many might not have heard of is that the NYPD has stated that they will no longer discipline officers based on findings of the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB).

Anyway, my vote is YES, we are in a police state.

Your PERCEPTIONS are incorrect

Which is why perceptions are such dangerous things.

Because anyone can perceive anything any way they want to, and often or usually do, and then use that as a justification, excuse, for "reasoning", etc.

Perhaps you should do a little reading about and research of the 1960's in America. We aren't even close to that now.

Senior 9/11 Bureau Chief, Analyst, Correspondent, Principle Investigator, Forensic 9/11ologist

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. — Abraham Lincoln

Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny. — Robert Heinlein

Then we shall disagree.

Your last comment could just as easily be about yourself as anyone else, it is pointless.

When administrative changes are put in place to encourage and reward violent police behavior that IS noteworthy.

This is also why 9/11 truth will prevail

A huge part of this is the Internet. In the past, very little of this stuff was disseminated publicly. This Michigan guy would've endured what he did, and only a dozen people would ever learn of it.

And that taser incident -- admittedly, tasers are relatively recent police accessories -- probably wouldn't've gotten past the local news, if that: Maybe just the student newspaper. (And without easily distributed video evidence, the campus police involved probably wouldn't've been disciplined or even publicly identified.)

ticketed for distributing 9/11 CD's

I don't mean to play Devils Advocate but if you look at the box above the comments, It appears to say the reason he is being ticketed is for "violation of restricted license". Even though the only reason the cop checked out his information in the first place is because he was handing out the cd's(which I think is a breach of personal privacy), the violation doesn't appear related to that activity. As for the harassment and assault.... Don't you know cops never lie.(sarcasm)