Police murder of citizens crosses over to whites

By Noble Johns

ATLANTA (BNW)
—What used to be an issue that was particular to Blacks in the inter city is now crossing over to whites: Murder by rogue cops.

Police shot a North Georgia pastor to death when he struck an officer with his car after he was seen in a vehicle with a drug suspect, authorities said. Now he’s dead, and authorities say they found nothing illegal in Jonathan Ayers' car after he was slain during a drug sting.

What’s next? The police officer who did the killing will get a paid vacation and the assurance that if he killed any citizen that it would be considered a “Righteous Kill!”

Authorities say they found nothing illegal in Jonathan Ayers' car after he was slain during a drug sting. If that’s the case, why did he run? Was he afraid for his life? Maybe he was right to run from the police. Unfortunately, he didn’t get away because now he’s dead!

Jonathan Ayers, a white pastor at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Lavonia, Georgia, died after the incident Tuesday afternoon in the nearby town of Toccoa, Georgia, police said. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is looking into the shooting. Toccoa is about 95 miles northeast of Atlanta.

An undercover drug task force team had set up an operation at a local business, and had a woman under surveillance — someone they had bought drugs from on two previous occasions, GBI spokesman John Bankhead said. But Ayers was not selling drugs, and maybe as a pastor he was trying to save a soul. Cops are often wrong in their assessments.

For example, in a forum on police misconduct, a Nashville businessman, Carl Jones, who is Black, said he filed a complaint after two officers pulled him over about a year ago. Jones said at the forum that one of the officers told him, ‘‘you know if I shot you, nothing would happen.’’ This statement is clearly an abuse of police power like in the Ayers case.

In the Ayers case, officers said they saw the woman in a car with Ayers and saw what they believed was a drug transaction, Bankhead said. But, they didn’t know for sure. So they followed the car as Ayers dropped the woman off at a gas station.

The undercover officers wanted to question Ayers about what they had just seen, he said. "They approached the vehicle. They were in plain clothes. They identified themselves as police officers, which civilian witnesses say happened. They also had badges around their necks." This what they say! At this point, it’s the word of the police officers that is important because Ayers is dead, and dead men tell no tales. But, all cops lie!

They claim Ayers put the car in reverse and backed up, striking an officer, Bankhead said. But, why would he do that when there was no evidence of him breaking the law? No drugs, no nothing.

According to Bankhead, Ayers then put the car into drive, and another officer fired into the car, hitting Ayers, because he thought his life was in danger. Who were the officers? Were they Black or white? If they were Black, maybe he feared for his life with the high rate of crime committed by Blacks in the area.

"The subject kept going and drove off," Bankhead said. "And later he ran off the road. He was taken a local hospital, went into surgery and died an hour later."

The incident was caught on the gas station's surveillance camera. Police later determined what they had seen was not a drug transaction, but "other circumstances were involved, and that's part of the investigation," Bankhead said. What other circumstances? It's just a bunch of lie to cover-up for two rotten cops.

The woman who was in the car with Ayers was taken into custody and faces drug charges, and Lord know what's going to happen to her. Stephens County sheriff Randy Shirley has placed both officers involved in the incident on paid administrative leave, "the usual vacation for murder," he said. Is their vacation a reward for murder? The officer that was struck by the car was treated and released at a local hospital.

No drugs and nothing else illegal was found in Ayers' car, Bankhead said, "even though what occurred would make any undercover officer working drugs think that was a possibility. I can't get into that, but that's what we're looking at."

Shirley told reporters the drug task force unit comprises three Georgia counties — Stephens,

On Ayers blog, he wrote that he had three loves in life: "Jesus Christ, my wife Abby, and the Church." Does that sound like a man who is a criminal.



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