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** A month after Shaw-Cannon there was this (click here for, “Police: Man burns American flags honoring veterans outside Lancaster Catholic High School”):
A man burned several Americans flags honoring veterans that were placed outside Lancaster Catholic High School, police said.
No one was ever arrested and no one seemed to care. The LNP article states the man was captured on security camera footage but it was never released to the public and there was never another word about it.
* Krasner, a career defense attorney before he became the city’s top prosecutor last month, said he believed that holding people in jail for days or weeks — or longer — over an inability to pay bail for minor crimes was “imprisonment for poverty.”
From the Philly.com article linked to below.
STILL SITTING IN JAIL!
Remember then 20-year old Delonte Shaw-Cannon? He was the subject of the October 3, 2017 LNP story, “Man taken into custody at Penn Square monument following reports of an attempt to burn a flag,” (click here).
Five months later he is still sitting in Lancaster County Prison awaiting a status conference with Judge Merill M. Spahn scheduled for March 29, 2018.
Yesterday, there was this headline in Philly.com (click here for the article):
Why has Shaw-Cannon been sitting in jail for five months? Demand answers!
Please check back later today.