Police Plant Drugs and Frame an Innocent African American Shop-Owner in New York [VIDEO]

United States Hypocrisy

ColorLines today carried a local news report from Schenectady County in New York of a local police department using undercover agents to purposely plant crack-cocaine in the shop of an African American business owner, with the intention of hauling him off to prison for up to seven years for a crime he did not even commit. According to the local news affiliate responsible for the clip below:

“Undercover informants are a common police technique used to bring charges against suspects not inclined to deal directly with cops. But all too often the undercover agent is a shady character facing his own charges. That makes them motivated to give police what they want whether the suspect has done something wrong or not.”

   The so-called “suspect” in this case was Donald Andrews Jr., who owns and runs his own smoke shop in town known as the “Dabb City Smoke Shop.” I…

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