Ian Found Guilty on ID “Crimes”, Facing Up To Two Years in Prison

Earlier this year, I was surprised by the state police with an arrest for “unsworn falsification” and “prohibitions”.  Essentially, they were charging me with two class A misdemeanors for filling out their driver’s license application incorrectly.  As it turns out, had I filled it out the same way two days prior, it would have been completely legal.  Despite referring to me as a “customer”, they treated me like a criminal rather than simply helping me correct the mistake, as any actual business would who cares about their customers.

They alleged I used a “false” name, my given name of Ian Bernard, to apply for their license when I apparently should have used my now “legal” name of Ian Freeman.  At no point until my arrest was I given any indication that this was illegal.  The ladies at the DMV were aware of my use of both names, and happily processed the application.  I attempted to make it clear during the trial that I did not knowingly use a false name, as I don’t consider my given name to be false, nor was I attempting to defraud anyone.  No one has claimed I’ve defrauded them, ever.  I honor my word, regardless of the name I use.

None of that mattered in the decision that came by mail after the trial, which found me guilty on both counts.  Sentencing is still to come, but I’m facing as much as two years in prison.  The last time I was in jail was 2011 for the civil disobedience of blocking a police car when they were attempting to arrest a peaceful woman for drinking alcohol in Central Square.  In that case I was sentenced to 90 days in jail and nine more months suspended for two years.  Will judge Burke decide that these ID “crimes”, which have no victim, deserve a more serious punishment than civil disobedience?  Stay tuned here to Free Keene to find out.

Meanwhile, here’s the trial video along with my just-filed motion to reconsider the decision.

Now you can subscribe to Free Keene via email!

Don't miss a single post!


90 Comments

  1. You are a criminal. Bye-bye, FK loser. Have a nice time in jail.

  2. I’ll bet “Judge” isn’t Burke’s first name, either.
    Hoping for the best!

  3. No jury trial?

  4. Yes because this is totally something some should go to jail for….pssst your public education is sticking out better tuck it back in. Everyone is a criminal in this nation. Ricky can you please provide me a report form every policing agency in the nation that you are not a criminal? Until you do so I’m going to go ahead and label you a felon who likes to touch kids. Prove me wrong criminal.

  5. I went to private school, you stupid fuck. Now run along and go play with your retard criminal friends.

  6. Hey … it’s the douchebag that wants to bring his “businesses” to Keene. Why do you keep changing your handle, douchebag? Do you keep getting banned on the other sites you troll? Interesting you accused that guy of “touching kids” when one of your businesses is kiddie porn … or do I have you confused with someone else?

  7. Buh-bye scumbag.

  8. Yeah, a paperwork snafu. I sure hope that as a taxpayer, I’m paying for everyone who screws up gov’t paperwork to be housed, clothed, heated and fed for 2 years. That sure would be prudent.

  9. You’re the piece-of-shit slavery apologist. Have a nice time after the dollar collapses and you face consequences for being an enemy of liberty.

  10. Tell us how you feel about us at PorcFest.

  11. Do you kidnap and torture children? As the sadistic piece of shit that you clearly are, you have that vibe.

  12. Do your parents know or care what you do down in their basement all day?

  13. As a taxpayer, I sure hope that the government is punishing those who break the law. Oh hey – they are!

    I thought you freetards don’t pay taxes?

  14. I don’t live with my parents, Bane-the-retard.

  15. Ok … then it must be a half-way house, then. Don’t you think you should let one of the other residents play with the community computer for a little while?

  16. I don’t even know what that is … is it some sort of freetard orgy with animals or something?

  17. Bane is the pro-slavery troll whose talking points you’re repeating.

  18. If you know so much about the details of where I live, then come find me, shithead.

  19. Are you too feeble minded to find it?

  20. Bane I”m still waiting for that report proving your not a criminal. Till then you might as well be a child molestor. Without your state sanctioned certificate proving your not a criminal I cannot take any chances pedo.

  21. He’s to scared, he prefers to take it rather than dish it.

  22. Till you prove your not a criminal you are one.

  23. I’m not the one who has to prove anything. I’m fine with someone calling me a criminal. In the United Police States of America we’re all criminals. If you don’t like being called criminal scum bag then prove to me that you are not one. Till then see you later felon.

  24. You don’t know because your nothing but scared little felon who cannot prove that he not a criminal.

  25. Please shit or get off the pot regarding “because its the law.” If think the law should be applied to everyone then you should be completely fine with me calling the police right now and letting them search your home for any illegal activity. Better do a IRS aduti on top if just to be sure. I have no way of knowing if your not a criminal. I need the state to tell me your not a criminal. See you later felon.

  26. There will be 40 or so upset people when Ian goes to jail and my heart goes out to those who depend on this man! Fortunately though there will be 50,00 happy people to drown out the cries of these followers! Keep committing offenses you feel are not crimes or victim-less and you take a chance that you’ll actually get prosecuted and convicted! We the people of CheSHIRE County should sign a petition asking for no jail time in exchange for Ian’s agreement to move out of NH for good and forever!

  27. still provided zero evidence the dollar will falter, way to move to a different post with the same bullshit.

  28. interestingly enough you believe someone who touches kids is a criminal but i have heard otherwise on free talk live that is ran by some bloggers of free keene. so who do you disagree with?

  29. again it seems you are referring to “PorcFest” as a violent gathering of individuals who is against any outsiders. hows that NAP working for ya?

  30. I never indicated that violence outside of self-defense would take place.

  31. Are you aware the dollars are printed willy-nilly?

  32. still provided zero evidence.

  33. you actually have on several posts. “say it to us” means if someone says something to you, you will react.

  34. Using the term “retarded” as an insult only shows your lack of intelligence and class.

  35. *you’re – not your

  36. *audit – not aduti
    *you’re – not your

  37. No, it’s not. It’s his earned title of respect. He went to college for MANY years and worked as a lawyer protecting people’s rights for many more years in order to be called a judge.

  38. AGAIN
    *your is incorrect. It should be you’re.
    You also need the word “is” in between “he” and “not.”

  39. Oh gosh … now I’m really scared. What are the consequences, dipshit? Come and get me.

  40. So it is a half-way house … interesting. Is this house for the mentally disabled, or is it for criminals recently out of jail/prison?

  41. Actually, yeah – you have; repeatedly, in fact.

    All you are is another one of these freetard Internet tough guys that – if confronted in person – back right down. Just like Cantwell did when the police showed up in that recent video of him: he was mild-mannered and deferential to those officers. Quite a difference from the “a good cop is a dead cop” persona he has created for himself on social media.

    Yup, all talk – no action. You guys are all the same.

  42. Do you just assume that people do what you fantasize about day in and day out?

  43. Meanwhile that punk Judge Reinhold sails right through a loophole without having to jump through any hoops at all.

  44. How about a bet Chad? Let’s bet on whether the dollar will be worth more or less this time next year. You have the better end of the bet since if you win the money you win will be more valuable and if you lose the bet your losses will be worth less as well.

  45. Hey Keene Guy. Why don’t you confront me. You run your mouth like a F’King punk on here. I’ll meet you any time any place.

  46. Ah yes: the true nature of a freetard reveals itself.

    Run along, little Jonny – this here’s an adult conversation.

  47. I’ll bet that at this time next year you will still be a douchebag loser and I will still be laughing at you.

  48. money value changes but that doesn’t mean the dollar will falter and fail, which is what he is saying will happen.

  49. A 17 year is not a kid as much as you want them to be. Why don’t we just change the age of becoming a adult to 40. This way you can keep wearing your diapers all the way up to age 39. Chad you ready for your ass wiping from the state? Does baby need a welfare bottle?

Care to comment?