November 6, 2010 by Post Team
Mehserle, With Johannes Mehserle be sentenced soon, it seems that some citizens are preparing for riots in Los Angeles. The anger is palpable, with many people showing their frustration by holding signs and demonstrating in favor of a stiff sentance for former police officer Johannes Mehserle BART.
With the tension in the air in Los Angeles, the fact that it is a divided city is becoming more evident. The trial was racially charged controversy in the fact that police officer was white, Mehserle, 28, shot a young black man Oscar Grant III.
He was shot fatally in Fruitvale by Mehserle platform. There have been more than 1,000 letters have urged the judge to allow time for Mehserle jail.
The Los Angeles Superior Court judge that the sentence is Robert Perry, and he said Monday he was upset with the way both field attempts to get their point is executed.
In a statement, Perry said that “this court is concerned that the community is polarized … and that is a tragedy in this case.
What troubled me is that this comes from an individual who identifies himself as director of the school “, referring to one of the supporters of Grant, a school principal said Mehserle should receive the maximum sentence because he committed the murder.
The people of Los Angeles are preparing for a riot, because the phrase or comment can be very light, according to some, who see this as a cold-blooded murder. Perry said he has “serious concerns” about the weapons enhancement charge.
Without it, Mehserle would face a maximum of six years. Former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer is said to calm, to await the decision with family and supporters.
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