Confirmed – Philando Castile Was an Armed Robbery Suspect – False Media Narrative Now Driving Cop Killings…

The Falcon Heights, Minnesota police shooting of Philando Castile is based around an entirely false narrative.  Castile and Ms. Diamond Reynolds (Facebook video uploader) were pulled over by police because Castile matched a BOLO Alert for an armed robbery suspect from four days prior.

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Unfortunately, the false statements in the video – which have gone viral, and are being pushed by the mainstream media – have created a backlash against police officers.

Police officers in: Dallas (link), Tennessee (link), Missouri (link) and Georgia (link) have been Shot or killed in the past 24 hours as a result of a false narrative driven by the Black Lives Matter movement. It is important to get the truth out quickly.

Saint Anthony, MN, Police Officers Jeronimo Yanez and Joseph Kauser pulled over Mr. Castile and Ms. Reynolds because the driver, Philando Castile, matched the suspect profile in an armed robbery which occurred on July 2nd, at a convenience store, only a few blocks from where their car was pulled over.

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The armed robbery occurred on July 2nd 7:30pm (Sat).  The CCTV images were given to media and LEO by detectives on July 5th (Tuesday).  A BOLO (Be On Look Out) alert was issued the same day, Tuesday July 5th.  Philando Castile was pulled over on July 6th.

From the radio dispatch of Officer Jeronimo Yanez:

I’m going to stop a car. I’m going to check IDs.  I have reason to pull it over.”

The two occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery. The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just ‘cause of the wide set nose.” 

A minute and a half later, the recording captures the first report that there was a shooting. (link)

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mn shooting 5Ms. Diamond Reynolds narrates the now viral Facebook video with several false statements.

Reynolds claimed they were pulled over for a broken tail light, false.

Ms. Reynolds also claims her boyfriend, Castile, was holding a concealed carry permit for a firearm that was resting on his left thigh.  This also appears to be false.

According to a question presented to the local county sheriff who oversees the Concealed Carry Permit process, Mr. Castile had never requested a concealed carry permit from their office:

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It is possible a CCP was obtained in another county, however the media are conflating “permit to purchase” with “concealed carry permit”.  For some reason the CCP ownership is being amplified; it really has no bearing and is largely irrelevant for the context of the situation.  That said, there is no factual evidence Mr. Philando Castile had a CCP.

Due to the rear facing camera option on the phone Ms. Reynolds was using, the uploaded video everyone has seen is a reversed mirror image – making it appear she was in the drivers side, and Castile was on the passenger side.  However, that impression is incorrect, Castile was driving the vehicle.  The uploaded image is reversed by Facebook Livestream Video.

However, correcting the mirror image, in part of the video it is possible to see a hand gun located on the thigh of Philando Castile.  This also appears to be why Officer Yanez repeats to Ms. Reynolds not to reach toward her boyfriend:

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This hand gun also appears to be the same type of hand gun used in the Convenience Store Armed robbery four days earlier (7/2/16):

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In addition, Mr. Castile also matched the physical description of the suspect as given by eye witnesses:

[…]  The other suspect was described as a black man with shoulder-length dreadlocks, who wore tan pants, tan shoes with white soles, a green jacket, a green baseball cap and glasses, the release says. He also had some of his hair pulled into a bun through the strap on the back of his hat and had a small mustache and facial hair on his chin. (link)

Similar clothes as noted on the robbery suspect are also noted in the Facebook images of Mr. Castile.  However, whether Mr. Castile is actually the person who committed the armed robbery is -again- essentially a moot point.  Officer Jeronimo Yanez gave the reason for the stop over the radio to his dispatcher as a possible ID on an “armed robbery suspect”:

“I’m going to stop a car. I’m going to check IDs.  I have reason to pull it over.”

“The two occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery. The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just ‘cause of the wide set nose.” 

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(link) SIDE NOTE from the BOLO article:  “According to a press release from the St. Anthony Police Department, which contracts for police service in Lauderdale, the two robbed the Super USA store in the 2400 block of Larpenteur Avenue around 7:30 p.m., taking cash from the register and cartons of Newport cigarettes.”

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(Above is a screen grab still frame image of Diamond “Aka Lavish” Reynolds during a press conference early morning 07/07/16 –  link at 09:45)

It is with that “armed robbery suspect perspective” the approach toward the vehicle was made by officers Yanez and Kauser.

Mr. Castile, fitting the physical description, being in the same geography, generally matching the BOLO CCTV image, and then having a handgun on his thigh only made the suspicions gain exponential weight.

Any behaviors or sudden movements by Mr. Castile would only increase the anxiety and increase the officer’s perception of Castile as a threat.

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St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez (pictured) was identified as the patrolman who fatally shot Castile during a traffic stop.

 

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Given that police around the country are being targeted based on an entirely false premise, it is critical the truth behind the entire incident be revealed with the same veracity as the MSM narrative.   Unfortunately, lies travel around the world twice – before the truth even has time to put its boots on.

update-1Update: Having outlined the factual reason/intent for the St. Anthony officers Yanez and Kauser to initially pull over Mr. Castile and Ms. Reynolds, it should also be pointed out the timing of Diamond Reynold beginning her Live Stream Video.

As you can tell from the video she uploaded, her four year old daughter was NOT in the vehicle when Ms. Reynolds began broadcasting.  Whether her daughter was factually inside the vehicle when the shooting took place is unknown, Ms. Reynolds has never claimed that to be the case.

What is known is there was no activity to remove the child from when the video began uploading (Facebook), to when you see her daughter in the arms of an officer when Ms. Reynolds exits the vehicle (continuously live streaming).

In essence, there is a lot of time not captured between the stop, the shooting, and when Ms. Reynolds begins using her phone to broadcast the post shooting events.  [ There is footage from Yanez and Kauser’s dash-cam which should clarify this missing timeline ] Ms. Reynolds begins broadcasting AFTER her daughter was removed from the vehicle (video below for reference):

Lastly, it appears the family circle around Philando Castile is moving quickly to raise funds from the event.  There are currently at least THREE Go-Fund-Me Donation, accounts set up by entities within the familial circle, currently running to raise money:

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♦ Lavish “Diamond” Reynolds has raised $16,564 so far with a goal of $50,000

♦ The “Family” has raised $149,720 so far, exceeding their goal of $100,000.

♦ Big Sister “Allysza” has raised $55,866 so far, with a goal of $80,000.

GRAND TOTAL $222,150 raised under various Philando Castile Go-Fund-Me Accounts.

Another Self-Promoted Video Uploaded by Lavish “Diamond” Reynolds Two Days Prior To the shooting, July 4th 2016

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1,701 Responses to Confirmed – Philando Castile Was an Armed Robbery Suspect – False Media Narrative Now Driving Cop Killings…

  1. Joanne says:

    None of this will matter.. The TRUTH didn’t matter in Ferguson even though everyone KNOWS the truth. I find it hard to believe that this will matter either in the long run. MSM is is the hip pocket of libs who want nothing more than to keep the narrative of the ‘bad cops willfully killing innocent black men’ alive and well. And NO one wants that narrative alive more than the Whitehouse! Do white cops sometimes actually wrongfully kill black men? Yep, sadly yes. But did that happen in Ferguson? NOPE! Yet it doesn’t matter since it’s going down in history as the lie being the truth. I’ll be VERY shocked if it changes in this case….

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  2. blenderrecipes says:

    Was the suspect in the robbery identified?
    Was he the suspect or did he match the description of the suspect?

    Police audio: http://www.kare11.com/news/police-scanner-audio-1/267042738

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  3. Ive been looking at this video over and over again and I still cant see a gun. ive paused it at the same point looked at it frame by frame over and over again… You cannot see anydefinition for a barrel or grip. To me It looks like a black iphone 6 with the silver edge. Although you know some people see the virgin mary in pieces of toast so who knows

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  4. GeneG says:

    Interesting getting those shirts ordered up, printed and delivered in one day.

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  5. WOW! i have watched this video numerous times and was on the couples side (except her fake tear show) till all the facts about the man came out, and now I’m am convinced knowing all the details that it was JUSTIFIED! act like a thug get downed like a thug and plus the girlfriend had no emotion what so ever with her video and to me she is a fake as they come how can you sit in a car and watch your m an take his last breath and not have any emotion but poor it on as soon as she gets out the the car it was not real and they had to make how many go fund me’s? really all you need is one WOW spend it well hmmm.

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    • Fake tear show is right! Diamond was cold blooded in the first part of the video when she was trying to frame the cop for murder. Yanez was distraught, almost frantic, but Lavish was as cool as a lake breeze. She was finally able to work up some theatrical wailing towards the end of the video, but a close-up of her face a few seconds later shows NO TEARS.

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  6. John C Elliott says:

    It seems Mr Castile wasn’t an upstanding citizen after all in lieu of recent information coming forth..Why is it so hard for people to comply with an officers request? When a person does comply peacefully it de-escalates the incident; however, when you refuse to comply with an officers request, the incident can turn ugly and with dangerous consequences.

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  7. Bonnie says:

    It amazes me that this woman is so “in love”, but yet is more concerned with her phone than with her boyfriend dying beside her. She lives her life on FB, as so many do. I’m appalled that nobody has even mentioned that this “mother of the year” is smoking pot in the car, with her little girl sitting right in the back seat. Even in states where pot is legal, that is NOT legal!!!! And funny how they jump right on the go fund me bandwagon. Usually in true cases of need friends set the accounts up, because the family is too devastated to think of money. I hope all the people encouraging this and donating to their campaign are haunted by the faces of all the police officers killed in retaliation.

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    • Notice how she focused the camera mostly on herself, not on her dying “boyfriend”, not on the crime scene, not on the police, not on her daughter, but on HERSELF.

      Minnesota is NOT one of the states that have legalized marijuana, so it was a crime to have it, especially with a minor child and a gun present.

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