District Attorney Blocked Arrests of Father, Son in Ahmaud Arbery Case

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Investigators with Glynn County Police Department had cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery being chased down and killed by two armed men on Feb. 23, the day the deadly shooting happened, but arrests weren’t made for more than two months.

In fact, retired Brunswick District Attorney investigator Gregory McMichael and his son Travis McMichael were arrested only after the video of the deadly shooting was anonymously leaked to radio station WGIG and went viral. Photos of their arrests from Thursday night.

The delayed response triggered activists to ask for the resignation of Brunswick Judicial District Attorney Jackie Johnson, chanting, “Jackie got to go” through medical masks on Friday.

Glynn County Commissioner J. Peter Murphy said in a conversation with Chief Powell that he learned District Attorney Jackie Johnson blocked an investigator with the Glynn County Police Department from arresting the former district attorney investigator and his son the day of the shooting.

Later, District Attorney Johnson recused herself from the Arbery case. Continue Reading at New4Jax

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