Should Derrick have pulled over for Fintan Moore? I would have, but I don’t blame Derrick for not feeling comfortable with stopping what he was doing for some angry man with a big car, a costume, and a gun.
If you support obeying every diktat issued by the men with badges, ask yourself how many seconds of not pulling over is enough in your mind to justify an attack like KPD’s Moore launched on Derrick? 30? 60? 120? Keep in mind Derrick was not wanted for rape or murder. There wasn’t a warrant, as the Sentinel claimed. Moore merely had papers to serve. Should someone be attacked over trying to serve them papers?
Here’s the arraignment from this morning where bail was set at $5,000: