Shanetta Little was excited to move into her new home in Newark, New Jersey, but when tried to do so last week, her house had been taken over by a man who put up a Moorish flag in the window and refused to come out. That stranger had apparently changed the locks to her home. When Little came back the next day on June 17 with a locksmith, she said a group of men approached her. Her lawyers had told her to ignore them because the group who claimed to be sovereign citizens of the Al Moroccan Empire had no legal rights to her property.
So when the group of men confronted her, she called the police. After cops verified that the house does belong to Little, who purchased it in Februarythey told the four men to leave but one of them returned a short time later. Little said she was sitting on her porch when, "the one tall gentleman just decided that he would step right over me, use his key, open the door and he just locked the door behind him.
The man who would later be identified by police as year-old Hubert A. John from Los Angeles had raised a Moorish flag in the window. This time, the SWAT team was called to handle the situation. Little said John had saged the house and left sage bundle on the ground.
He had brought food like bagels and organic drinks in there, as well as a yoga mat. Cellphone video shows police officers lifting him off the ground to place him into the police car, "like a piece of plywood," Little said.
John faces charges of criminal mischief, burglary, criminal trespass and terroristic threats, Public Safety Director Brian A. Crime and Courts. Chief investigative reporter Jonathan Dienst on crime, corruption and terrorism.
What to Know A year-old man from Los Angeles is facing charges after he took possession of a vacant home in Newark, New Jersey, according to city officials Hubert A. On June 17, police responded to a burglary call on Ivy Street at approximately 12 p.
Officers located the homeowner who reported that four males that she did not know were allegedly claiming to have legal residency of her vacant property and had changed the locks. Our redeed local news and weather app is live!
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