California DA’s New Policy To Consider Looters ‘Needs’ Before Charging Them


A California district attorney is requiring her prosecutors to consider looters’ “needs” when weighing criminal charges against them.

The new mandate, set forth by Contra Costa District Attorney Diane Becton, makes it tougher to prosecute looting cases in the county, which sits just outside San Francisco.

Investigators must now consider “was this theft offense substantially motivated by the state of emergency, or simply a theft offense which occurred contemporaneously to the declared state of emergency?” according to the policy reported by local outlet East County Today.

Read more at NY Post.



  1. They have completely lost it.
    What about the small business owners they don’t count.?

    This is a woke sickness and if they get away with it in California it will spread elsewhere.

    Given our charming mayor it is only a matter of time before it will hit NYC too.

  2. I don’t think it makes sanse to charge a similar offense those who take, say, food and those who take flat-screen TVs. Of course both are wrong, but the latter should “rest” in jail for a much longer time. Then again lots of protesters are obviously fake.

  3. B”H for GITMO, a military tribunal operating actively since President Trump came to office. Those judges give no special consideration for elite criminals who were coronavirused. They don’t even have lawyers. If they’re guilty of crimes against humanity, out they go, executed within 2 weeks. For other crimes they might be jailed for a certain amount of years or life.


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