A large machete appears to be the weapon of choice for the Occupy Black Bloc Lunatic Fringe, so far Jason T. Wilson, Trevor Swanson and Kyle Shaw have been arrested in the Tampa Bay area armed with a large machete, see reports below.
They were the first convention-related arrests in St. Petersburg, which will host a big RNC kickoff party Sunday night at Tropicana Field. According to the Tampa Bay Times, police said they received a call late Thursday from a citizen who had seen people playing with some type of gun on the roof of a parking garage at 100 Second Ave. S. Officers were dispatched to the scene and found two men and a female teen runaway hanging out.
Cops also found several items indicating they were protesters, including anti-government T-shirts and a backpack stuffed with a large machete, a pocketknife, tin snips (to cut fencing) and a pry tool, police told the Times. Trevor Swanson, 19, of St. Petersburg and Kyle Shaw, 21, were arrested. Police said Shaw had a BB gun in his waistband.
OCCUPY Protester Trevor M. Swanson, DOB 10/15/1992, 6'4" tall and 175 lbs,has been charged with three felonies, DELINQUENT FELON IN POSSESSION OF A WEAPON, BURGLARY; POSSESSION OF TOOLS, VIOLATION OF INJUNCTION FOR PROTECTION AGAINST REPEAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
OCCUPY Protester Kyle Shaw DOB 3/08/1991, 6'5" tall and 180 lbs, was charged with one felony, CARRYING CONCEALED FIREARM. Kyle Shaw DOB 3/08/1991 has multiple prior arrests in Pinellas County, RETAIL THEFT, GRAND THEFT AUTO, BATTERY, DRUG CHARGES and CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.
OCCUPY Protester Trevor M. Swanson, DOB 10/15/1992, has a prior Felony arrest in Pasco County for BURGLARY January 28th, 2011, looks like he cut his hair for the Tampa RNC. St Pete cops found bandanas, black gloves and a putty in a backpack that Trevor Swanson admitted was for securing a mask, police said.
1 Arrest During GOP Protests in Tampa, Monday August 27th, 2012....Florida labor organizer Jose Soto, his photo on L, said 16 buses of Occupy protesters from New York, Miami and the Florida Panhandle canceled because of the storm, (that's about 800 of these radicals that won't be in Tampa). He said the bus companies didn't want their equipment and drivers headed into possible problems. "It's a calamity but all the people here are delegates for those who can't be here," said Soto of the University of Florida's Graduate Assistants United local. LUCKY US WE DODGED A BULLET:
Sunday 8/26, Deputies say Occupy Tampa RNC Protester Jason T. Wilson Arrested In Event Zone With Machete Strapped To His Leg, Now it Starts.
According to Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department PIO Larry McKinnon at 2:15 this afternoon, Sunday August 26th, Jason T. Wilson – DOB 4/6/81 (31 years) was walking with a small group of Occupy Tampa protestors, he had a machete, WTH. @anchorwendyryan ABC Action News – WFTS/TV So the crazies are already out… this guy came to the RNC Event Zone with a Machete?!… According to state records Jason Wilson was arrested last November for allegedly resisting arrest with violence (he likes to fight with cops) and disorderly intoxication.
Tampa police say they have arrested a Republican National Convention protester with a “full-size” machete strapped to his leg, according to Bay News 9. The alleged protester, 31-year-old Jason T. Wilson, DOB 04/06/1981, of 1303 OCALA RD unit #231 Tallahassee Fl, refused to stop when asked to by officers as he walked into the official RNC event zone. The arrest location was 701 WASHINGTON ST E Tampa Fl. Jason T. Wilson is a white male, he is 6’3″ tall and weighs 200 lbs.
Arrested thugs Jason T. Wilson, Trevor Swanson and Kyle Shaw fit my Occupy Black Block terrorist profile.
Bill Warner Private Investigator Sarasota Fl at www.wbipi.com