July 24, 2017

Muslim man lunges at police officers with sword, told neighbor to “bow to Allah”

StaffRebel Columnist

33-year-old Rodger Ketchman of Ypsilanti was shot by SWAT after he taunted police officers by waving and rubbing together the edges of knives and eventually lunged at them with a sword.

According to Mlive, “Ketchman initially faced charges of first-degree home invasion, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and malicious destruction of a building costing $20,000 or more in damage for the incident on Jan. 13, 2017.”

At the end of Thursday's examination, he faced 14 new charges: seven counts of felony assault and seven counts of resisting, obstructing or assaulting a police officer.

Emerald Cox testified that police were called to the Ypsilanti apartment building when Ketchman began banging on his neighbor's door with a crowbar.

“He was saying, 'I'm going to kill you,'” she said.

Cox added that she had previous encounters with Ketchman. She said that on Christmas Eve, he came to her door to ask if she and her family were part of the CIA.

She said she saw him attack a neighbor with a crowbar on January 12. This incident is part of a separate case where he is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent.

His neighbor, Daniel Stults, testified that Ketchman ordered him to get on the ground and bow before his god.

READ what happened next at MLIVE.

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commented 2017-07-25 11:35:17 -0400
Cops could have saved taxpayers a lot of money….to bad.
commented 2017-07-24 22:34:25 -0400
Castle law
If it’s not legal to defend yourself then the government needs to be held criminally responsible if you get hurt or killed by a criminal element.!!
If the police cannot protect the citizen at this stage of our social development, and if they are not legally liable to do so –  Then It is up to the private citizen to protect himself and his family and his fellow citizens from criminal attack in the immediate absence of police intervention, this is not only constitutionally acceptable, but morally mandatory. 
When seconds count the police are only minutes away. If we can save just ONE life in our effort it has been worthwhile as self defense is not a crime, and remember it takes a community to protect a community.
Please support castle law and open carry  for responsible citizenship and a safer community. 
commented 2017-07-24 21:51:59 -0400
People like that should be shot dead on sight (no matter what color or religion) when they resist arrest. One good cop is worth 30 of them. Look haw many innocent people this guy threatened and could have killed with his crow bar. When you live in an apartment, why do you need a crowbar?
Think of the valuable court time and billions of dollars we could save by the above rule.
commented 2017-07-24 20:30:31 -0400
Not what I would consider a true Jihad event – so many of these inner city hood rats use Islam as a cloak to conceal their self-destructive loser sociopathic behavior. I only feel sorry for the cops he made shoot him – unlike these soulless brain sick animals, the good men on the thin blue line have moral issues with killing and will probably suffer trauma for years to come.
commented 2017-07-24 19:41:43 -0400
The more I have been thinking about this, the more I question the “soft” response by police. Shouldn’t we be reading a report of dangerous suspect with sword and knives shot dead by police when he lunged at officers!!?
What are officers being now being trained to do in terms of a response to Islamic violence? Something doesn’t smell right.
commented 2017-07-24 16:54:08 -0400
Mayor of London told them just get used to it . Diversity is our strength .
commented 2017-07-24 16:07:03 -0400
“Muslim man lunges at police officers with sword, told neighbor to “bow to Allah””
And Maurice’s post, "33,746 Attacks, 217,673 Killed, 299,035 Injured that we know of "

Another perfect example of a member of the “religion of peace”.

It is obvious that Christianity is the problem and not Islam, right Islam apologists?
commented 2017-07-24 15:00:52 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 33,746 Attacks, 217,673 Killed, 299,035 Injured that we know of

“Christians are the worst part of Canadian Society”, Justin Trudeau, Debate Post, March 28, 2017
commented 2017-07-24 13:02:42 -0400
When is “Bearded Lives Matter” going to protest the charges?