WATCH: Cops Refuse to Arrest Teen who Turns himself in after Killing Two People

Carlos Miller

The Wisconsin cops also handed him water while telling others to get off the streets.

Perhaps Kyle Rittenhouse thought he would be protected by the same cops who gave him and his armed companions bottles of water while ordering protesters to get off the streets or get arrested Tuesday night in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

And perhaps he was right considering Kenosha police made no effort to arrest him even though he tried to turn himself in by walking up to them with his arms raised. The 17-year-old was not arrested until earlier today in Antioch, Illinois, which is about a 35-minute drive from Kenosha.

The aspiring cop is being charged with first degree intentional homicide, according to the New York Times. He shot two people to death and injured a third.

With a rifle strapped around his body, Rittenhouse was hanging out with a group of armed men described as a "militia" of "vigilantes," by Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth.

The men said they were "protecting" businesses from damage by protesters who have been demonstrating for three nights since the police shooting of Jacob Blake, torching several businesses. Rittenhouse even did an interview with the Daily Caller before the shooting, explaining his motivations.

But they ended up getting into arguments and tensions escalated. Witnesses say Rittenhouse shot a man in the head and ran away with several people chasing him. He then turned around and fires, killing the second man and leaving the third man with a bullet would to the arm.

He then tried to turn himself but cops drove right past him.

Earlier in the evening, the cops were expressing their gratitude towards the men with guns, including Rittenhouse.

"We appreciate you guys," the cops said through a loudspeaker to the armed men after handing them water.

Sheriff Beth said his deputies would have handed out water to anybody who asks but the video shows they were doing it while ordering protesters off the street in violation of the curfew while giving the armed men a pass in a blatant example of selective enforcement.

And the sheriff still has not explained how a man who just shot two people to death could end up in another state after attempting to surrender.

Meanwhile, Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old man shot in the back seven times by Kenosha police, has been told he is paralyzed from the shooting.

And Kenosha police have not yet released the name of the cop who shot him after he broke up a fight between two women.

UPDATE: Kyle Rittenhouse admired police, according to the Chicago Tribune.

His Facebook page, which was deactivated Wednesday morning after his bond court appearance, pays repeated homage to law enforcement, including a picture of him holding a long-arm rifle and framed with the “Blue Lives Matter” logo. Several posts also honored officers who died in the line of duty, while another shows him wearing a T-shirt with the logo for a popular police apparel manufacturer and Crocs emblazoned with the American flag.

The young man also has a yearslong affiliation with local police cadet programs, with photographs on social media showing him in full uniform complete with a badge, arm patch and trooper-style campaign hat. The Grayslake, Lindenhurst, Hainesville Public Safety Cadet program had pictures of Rittenhouse participating in its activities on social media before its Facebook page also was taken down Wednesday.

The cop who killed Blake has been identified as Rusten Sheskey, a seven-year veteran of the Kenosha Police Department, according to WDIO.

Police also said that a knife was found on the driver side floorboard of Blake's car.

Comments (24)
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gburg61
gburg61

Carlos you need to do better research before posting. You have set PINAC way back with this one. Young man was attacked and lawfully defended himself it appears. End qualified immunity but for gods sake BLM is a marxist organization and if empowered will end the Bill of Rights...you cannot exercise your rights while infringing on mine and thats what these rioters are doing..really dissappointed in you. 3rd CAG USMC 70-71 with the yards and in defence of the knut

LogicalAmerican
LogicalAmerican

Wow, so many pro-vigilante people around here today. He showed up with an AR15 because he wanted to use it. Same with his mom (who should also be in jail for being an accessory to 1st degree murder).

Also, did the curfew rules have exceptions for armed vigilantes? Were they allowed to break that oh-so-important curfew? It would seem that the cops selectively enforced that rule as well.

This incident is rife with examples of double-standards that are as bright as a supernova!

Can't wait to see how you all deal when a black dude with a long gun shoots up a Confederate monument rally. I'm sure you'll defend him just the same. Right??

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Libertarian
Libertarian

I don't think the word vigilante applies here.

Vigilante
"a member of a volunteer committee organized to suppress and punish crime summarily"

I did not see any examples of people summarily arresting, detaining, and punishing anyone there.

"Also, did the curfew rules have exceptions for armed vigilantes? Were they allowed to break that oh-so-important curfew? It would seem that the cops selectively enforced that rule as well."

Prosecutorial discretion heavily influences police enforcement/discretion. You'd be hard pressed to find a jury that will prosecute people defending private property from vandals and arsonists. They were from what I can see, not there to stop people from breaking the curfew.

It is hard to justify strictly equal enforcement of the law when there are so many laws on the books. "Three Felonies a Day" comes to mind. The law is not enforced to it's fullest extent and I am thankful for that. I would hate to be arrested or detained every time I go 3 miles over the speed limit, step off the sidewalk into the roadway, or forget to put on my seat belt for 2 seconds. Similarly, I doubt you would advocate arresting and charging with assault everyone who tackles a jumper(suicide) or children that play fight.

Research "Disparity of Force and Self-Defense"

"Can't wait to see how you all deal when a black dude with a long gun shoots up a Confederate monument rally. I'm sure you'll defend him just the same. Right??"

What does the color of skin have to do with this? Especially considering both subjects here are white skinned.

oSquidzzo
oSquidzzo

Well none of these people were black, so idk what you're talking about. Plus, if there was a black man there and he was viciously attacked for no reason, then yes I'd support him defending himself. YOU'RE the only one thats pulling the race card. Also, way to compare a statue rally to a literal riot lmao. So disingenuous it's not even funny.

ChillyDogg
ChillyDogg

Do you understand the difference between initiating force and retaliating with force?

JoeInFresno
JoeInFresno

L:ets see...you should sell tickets to your shows, reading minds, from the past in fact. Cant you do better than that. Why not just say the 17yearold made the idiots that were rioting, causing havoc, burning, and breaking property(not their own property of course). He made them come there and burn down the two other businesses in that area. You also don't show the full video to keep it in context, but these puppets don't want that anyway. So the rioters had injured one of their own, the police were nearby and the 17year old was helping the rioter with some injuries when he noticed that the police were gone and the animals were closing in. Since the rioters only fight 5 on 1, cause they just little girlie men, the 17year old boy backed up and kept going until you see the video..well some of it. it's been edited for the puppets liking.
Im not a fan of the cops, that's no secret, but I am even less a fan of these rioters. They are lucky they keep this chicken shit in submissive portland or other cities owned by the left. Try that shit in Fresno, CA, it will be a much much different outcome. This whole town is a militia. There would be no riots, a lot of ass-kickings would take place, then we would those sorry asses back to submissive portland.
I do have one idea about cops shooting people, this is pretty progressive but...how about next time, and there will be a next time, the next time someone with a history of home invasions, or selling drugs, or whatever history you want, how about that person, listen to the cops. This is a new approach that apparently some people fail to remember until they done fucked up to much and get shot. Don't fight back, hmmmm...dodon't fight at all.........hmmm Yeah I haven't seen the video of someone totally complying with the police just getting beat and shot. I have lived it, yes right here in Clovis, CA, had mine and my cousins' ass kicked and hogtied, and tased. Years ago. But we were fucking up at the time and got our dose of brutality. but we don't cry about it like bitches and were not black so..no fanfare.
anyways.. let's watch more videos of rioters getting beat down. hell yes.
and by the way, please anyone that wants to riot, come to Freno. Every day, attitude adjustment and ass-whoopings given away for free at noon.

JoeInFresno
JoeInFresno

these were riots

ChillyDogg
ChillyDogg

Oh Carlos this is a terrible article. Kyle was being attacked both times he shot and Blake isn't dead.

xanadujohn79
xanadujohn79

He will walk free self defense see "nationalfile.com".

Gump22
Gump22

Initial video looks like self defense to me. Attack a man with a gun, seems likely you will get shot.

Libertarian
Libertarian

Did they have reasonable suspicion? I think no. If they stopped to detain him, would the complaint then have been that they did not get to the injured fast enough?

Further analysis of the various videos show self defense.

supervisionrequired
supervisionrequired

Sheriff Beth said his deputies would have handed out water to anybody who asks but the video shows they were doing it while ordering protesters off the street in violation of the curfew while giving the armed men a pass in a blatant example of selective enforcement.

ahh the good old "selective enforcement". if we don't like you or your group, we WILL selectively enforce the law! if your one of our's then you get a pass!

SO..... if protesters show with guns, will they get get the "selective (free pass) enforcement" or get shot, arrested, killed for exercising there 2nd and 1st amendment rights???
the blue lies mafia has already demonstrated there answer several times over! copsuckers "good". protesters "bad"! VIDEO'S DON'T LIE!

supervisionrequired
supervisionrequired

this kid better learn how to fight, otherwise he'll get put in a dress when he walks the yard!


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