UPDATE: Parents Arrested Several Months After Bringing Kids to Concord Playground

Concord Police Target Parents, Kids at Playground

Concord Police Target Parents, Kids at Playground

It late April I shared some outrageous video of uniformed, masked Concord gang members threatening a group of peaceful parents who had come to a local playground with their kids during the “stay at home” lockdown. The masked bullies targeted the small group of parents but the same gang ignored mass anti-lockdown demonstrations at the state house with hundreds violating the “orders” of “HIS EXCELLENCY” Chris Sununu. The armed gangsters knew they don’t have the numbers to challenge 400 demonstrators, but picking on a few peaceful families when no one else was around, now that’s more their speed.

Now one of the parents, Rochelle Kelley of Weare, NH says that even though she left the playground when the armed gang members ordered her to, several months later they issued a warrant for her arrest on charges of “Criminal Trespassing” and “Disorderly Conduct”. Two other parents from the same playground incident, Pamela Jewell and Tyler Workman were also arrested recently, according to WMUR. Curiously, WMUR was able to get the Concord police gang to comment on the story and actually provide information. The government lapdog media gets special treatment, apparently. When I requested the information about the case from the Concord gang records division on Tuesday I received a response back saying it could take up to ninety days. It wasn’t just me, Kelley herself requested records from CPD and was also given the same response. WMUR had no such difficulty, apparently.

The good news is that Kelley is planning to fight the charges and has retained liberty lawyer Dan Hynes to take the case. ReopenNH founder Andrew Manuse has put together a fundraiser for her legal defenses that in just a few days has raised over $2,600 of its $10,000 goal.

Just to be clear, multiple parents in the so-called “Live Free or Die” state are now facing two years behind bars for bringing their kids to a playground. It’s a perfect example of how insane this Fear World is and how far the state is willing to go to ensure people’s obedience. Were the parents at risk of infection by bringing their kids to a playground? Maybe, but it should be their risk to take. We are always taking risks. Until 2020, risk was a regular part of life and still is. It was probably more risky to just drive to the playground in the first place, but few people worry every day about getting behind the wheel of a rolling deathtrap.

The police gang would have you believe they are enforcing these draconian measures to help keep people safe. What would be worse for the kids, though? A young family coming down with an easily-defeatable virus, or mom or dad going to jail for two years? The reality is that the government gang is doing this to centralize their power and further their control of our lives and sadly most people are just doing what they are told, even if it destroys their business and freedom. I will continue to cover those like Kelley who are willing to stand up and fight. Her arraignment in Concord at district court is October 19th.

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31 Comments

  1. They broke the law. What did you think was going to happen? Now they want $10,000 to fight this in court? You gotta be kidding. What is wrong with people. Their actions were captured on video. They were horrible to the police. I’m surprised the PD didn’t lock her up then and there.

    She knew what the consequences would be yet she chose to expose her kids to a potential infection including themselves.

    There was a mandated order. They intentionally broke it. Her pleading not guilty is stupid. On the video, you can clearly see her actions that point to her guilt.

    Ian, your unending bullshit continues. You always blame the police when they enforce a law. That is their job. My daughter is a deputy and I asked about your constant whining. She said, “The police do not have as much leeway of enforcing laws as you think you the do. Each circumstance is different, and each law is on the books. The police have to enforce the law period. They are not your slaves, you do not reign over them and they do an extremely dangerous job.

    Activists remain paranoid, make bad choices and freekeeners have not changed one thing since moving to Keene except making people mad for turning their city into a childish playground. There are always consequences for a person’s actions.

  2. it is amazing the system wants to push it to these levels

  3. “They broke the law. What did you think was going to happen? Now they want $10,000 to fight this in court? You gotta be kidding. What is wrong with people. Their actions were captured on video. They were horrible to the police. I’m surprised the PD didn’t lock her up then and there.”

    Uh huh. No one should ever disobey the government. Or raise money for a trial to make the government prove their accusations or application of the law in front of a jury. They should just shut up, go to jail, and repent. All fine ideas, munchkin.

    “Her pleading not guilty is stupid.”

    Mmm hmm. Mmm hmm. Got it. And no trials either. Trials are for the innocent, not the guilty. Great ideas, munchkin. Keep ’em coming.

    “She knew what the consequences would be yet she chose to expose her kids to a potential infection including themselves.”

    Exactly, Jacks. Consequences. Kids. Potential infections. Can’t argue with any of that.

    But maybe the New York Times can. Check this link out. It’s from one of your favorite activist websites. So you know everything they say is absolutely beyond reproach. Nice of me to remember that, wasn’t it munchkin? No. No. Don’t bother to thank me. I was happy to do it.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/10/parenting/children-immunity-staying-home-coronavirus.html0

    “My daughter is a deputy…”

    Wow. So your daughter’s a deputy, huh? No doubt she’s most noble and pure. You must be very proud, Jacks.

    Anyway, I’ve noticed you have a tendency to whip out fancy credentials every time you have an opinion on something. What’s up with that? I mean it’s almost like you don’t have any confidence that your ideas will stand up to scrutiny unless you’re letting everyone know you’re the only expert room. Kind of a bitch move, don’t you think munchkin?

  4. Makes you wonder how these thugs treat their own family. Very sad.

  5. Yea, there is no doubt that the powers that be in government taking advantage of the fear, uncertainty, and doubt to attack social freedom. There are reasonable steps people can and probably should take, but that doesn’t justify the use of violence to achieve full or as full compliance with reasonable recommendations. In the scheme of things the number of people who have died is insignificant. About 8% of the deaths this year will be related to this virus. I’m not entirely unconcerned about the virus, but it doesn’t warrant a total shut down nor abuse by thugs in power of people’s fundamental liberties. These liberties weren’t curtailed in significant wars where millions died and our liberties should not be curtailed for a virus that will kill fewer people than other leading causes of death in the United States every year. The thing most people should be concerned about is health complications that result from the virus and not death that is possible due to prior complications + the virus. If that makes any sense. I won’t likely die from this, but I also don’t want to end up with health issues now or later in life either. You can’t, or at least shouldn’t let fear rule you though, particularly when it’s got a relatively small chance of killing or seriously injuring you. As far as how risk this in perspective. You’ve got about 6x greater chance of death from this than you do from getting in a deadly car accident this ear. I don’t know about you, but I don’t know a single person whose died in a car accident. It does happen, and every day, but the risk isn’t so great you should let it rule you.

  6. “She knew what the consequences would be yet she chose to expose her kids to a potential infection including themselves.”

    I know. How dare somebody let their child go out in public! If I were in charge I would ban people from going out in public. It doesn’t matter if the risks from the virus are substantial or not. That doesn’t really matter at all. There is ALWAYS potential for infection from viruses and it’s best to die from starvation than risk getting infected from a virus that may or may not kill or otherwise harm you. We should shut down the economy and close the schools and just starve to death instead. Risking exposure to any virus isn’t worth it. If people refuse to comply they should be shot! Don’t have respect for the police? Shot. No trial. Just shoot them. That is the only way anybody will learn.

    “On the video, you can clearly see her actions that point to her guilt.”

    Jacks- you must be the dumbest motherfucker on the planet. The women moved when ordered. The video doesn’t show what you think it does. What the cops didn’t like was she was filming it. There might be a political motivation here as well. They waited until apparently one of these women were up for re-election to go after them. It makes no sense to wait that long unless there is something unscrupulous going on as far as the prosecution is concerned.

    “You always blame the police when they enforce a law. That is their job.”

    The job of the SS in NAZI Germany included murdering people. One’s job is no excuse for the violence those in power utilize over peaceful people. Good people don’t become law enforcement officers. Good people quit when they realize what they’re being made to do involves utilizing violence against peaceful people.

    “Each circumstance is different, and each law is on the books. The police have to enforce the law period. ”

    That is a poor excuse to use violence. They had a choice. The right moral choice was to quit. The also do have a lot of power to decide to enforce or not as they have not enforced the law against thousands of activists openly violating the law and repeatedly and routinely publicly advertised. They read this blog for christ sake. If they didn’t have the power to ignore or not enforce as you think there would be thousands of arrests. Not just 3. This is just an excuse police give as to why they arrest people over stupid shit like this that is unpopular.

    “Activists remain paranoid, make bad choices and freekeeners have not changed one thing since moving to Keene except making people mad for turning their city into a childish playground”

    Yea- we absolutely support the right of people to make bad choices jacks. That’s kinda the point I’ve been making here. I may wear my mask out in public. I may get tested. That doesn’t mean I support the use of violence to achieve full compliance with good ideas. Because that would be a bad idea. I have no problem making people mad. Good riddance to them. We’re moving in and bad people like yourself have been moving out. There are unfortunately a lot of bad people or people making bad decisions anyway- like yourself.

  7. “Makes you wonder how these thugs treat their own family. Very sad.”

    Ohh statistically cops tend to be wife beaters and alcoholics. The worst types. They have no issue with using violence against others and routinely do the same to their wives and children.

  8. kk – She knew what the consequences were before she brought her children to the playground. Why is it such a surprise that she was busted? Yes, she put her children in jeopardy by bringing them to the park.

    The mandate was enforceable and the police did their jobs. Now, she has to pay the piper for her actions.

  9. So Jacks. I have a question. Are any of those “pipers” you mentioned deputies with fancy badges just like your daughter is? She’s both noble and brave, by the way. No really. I mean that.

    Anyway, remember last night when you forwarded that weird notion that the accused should just plead guilty and take their licks like a good little citizen? You never really explained your reasons behind that position. Care to getting around to that today, munchkin? I’d really appreciate it. Thanks a bunch in advance, by the way.

  10. Can someone share the law that was broke?

  11. If you idiots took the time to learn the truth of what happened here, you would know that Mrs. Kelley didn’t treat the officers with a single ounce of disrespect. While the other two parents acted like imbeciles, that is beside the point of her case. She didn’t even know those parents (oh, didn’t care to do digging as I have?) They just happened to be at the same park. So if you are in a bank while it is being robbed, you deserve to go to prison? Do you deserve death threats and threats of sterilization simply for posting a recording? No. She was the one recording and if you took the time out of your pathetic lives to read the police reports or look into anybody the information available and verifiable, you’d also learn that the officers thanked her for not being unruly and thanked her for bringing the department dinner as a sign of good faith so they knew she wasn’t accociated with the other assholes there. Put your money where your fucking mouth is. Dumbasses. You are what’s wrong with this world today you are brainwashed and don’t verify your own information and spout off hate bc you think you know what you are talking about. And lastly, there were NO LAWS PREVENTIG THE USE OF PLAYGROUNDS IN THE CITT OF CONCORD AT THE TIME. simply a piece of caution tape which in legal terms constitutes a warning, not a “secured area”. You fucking half wits

  12. Saoirse,

    You must mean Jumping Jacks. Yeah he always does that. Quite a character isn’t he?

  13. Exceeding their jurisdiction, acting outside their authority, Fraud, Deprivation of rights under color of law and denial of due process of law as per USC Title 18 sections 241 & 242. Felony charges for the public servants and the municipal terrorists that run the place.

    “An unconstitutional act is not law. It confers no rights; it imposes no duties; affords no protection; it creates no office. It is, in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed.” – Norton vs. Shelby County, 118 U.S. 425 (SCOTUS—1886)

    “Where rights secured by the Constitution are involved, there can be no rule-making or legislation which would abrogate them.” – Miranda vs. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (SCOTUS—1966)

    “The general misconception is that any statute passed by legislators bearing the appearance of law constitutes the law of the land. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and any statue, to be valid, must be in agreement. It is impossible for both the Constitution and a law violating it to be valid; one must prevail. This is succinctly stated as follows: The general rule is that an unconstitutional statute, though having the form and name of law, is in reality no law, but is wholly void, and ineffective for any purpose; since unconstitutionality dates from the time of its enactment, and not merely from the date of the decision so branding it. An unconstitutional law, in legal contemplation, is as inoperative as if it had never been passed. Such a statute leaves the question that it purports to settle just as it would be had the statute not been enacted. “Since an unconstitutional law is void, the general principals follow that it imposes no duties, confers no rights, creates no office, bestows no power or authority on anyone, affords no protection, and justifies no acts performed under it…A void act cannot be legally consistent with a valid one. An unconstitutional law cannot operate to supersede any existing valid law. Indeed, insofar as a statute runs counter to the fundamental law of the land, it superseded thereby. No one is bound to obey an unconstitutional law and no courts are bound to enforce it.” – 16 American Jurisprudence 2d, Sec. 177

    “No one is bound to obey an unconstitutional law, and no courts are bound to enforce it. The general rule is that an unconstitutional statute, whether federal or state, though having the form and name of law, is in reality no law, but is wholly void and ineffective for any purpose, since unconstitutionality dates from the time of its enactment, and not merely from the date of the decision so branding it.

    U.S. SUPREME COURT JUDGE JAMES IREDELL DECISION ” – “That the majority shall prevail is a rule posterior to the formation of government, and results from it. It is not a rule binding upon mankind in their natural state. There, every man is independent of all laws, except those prescribed by nature. He is not bound by any institutions formed by his fellowmen without his consent.” Cruden v. Neale, 2 N.C. 338 (1796) 2 S.E. 70

  14. Rabble Rouser – Stay at home orders and mandatory mask wearing do not violate the constitution. You people continue to post these excerpts that mean nothing. It was made very clear. Stay home, wear a mask if you have to go out, If you had to run to the store, you could. You just had to follow the store’s guidelines.

    The parks were closed. She violated it and now has to go before a judge. Who knows, the judge may throw it out.

    Since people do dumb things like in Arizona, Florida, California, ect… the judicial system is cracking down on those who do not follow the mandates put forth by the federal government, governor, or city council. A lot of people turned a blind eye to those who decided they were going to go to the beaches and bars and so on. With in a week, the Coronavirus infections exploded.

    This person was captured on tape along with the other out of control adults on video. It clearly showed wear the were and what they were doing.

  15. Sorry. It should say, “It clearly shows where and what they were doing”.

  16. Wait a minute, Jacks. Now I’m willing to accept that you know everything there is to know about the ‘rona. You are a real live doctoral candidate and all. But the Constitution, munchkin? Get the fuck outta here. I want to hear the facts from an actual expert this time. Bring in that daughter of yours. You know, the deputy? Let’s hear the skinny from her own lips.

  17. Umm, munchkin? In your correction you left out the words “they” and “were” in the first clause. You also changed the tense of the word “showed” to “shows.” I think what you really meant to say was “It clearly showED where THEY WERE and what they were doing.” No need to thank me, Jacks. I’m always glad to help.

    Oh, and I don’t mean to be a noodge again, Jacks, but can you get on the phone with that daughter of yours sooner rather than later? I really want to hear what a real live deputy has to say about the constitutionality of these recent arrests. Did I mention she was beautiful and brave?

  18. Nice article, thanks Ian.

    People that want to support the victim (Ms. Kelly)by showing up for any trial or other legal hearings etc. would be a good thing too.

    There wasn’t and isn’t a pandemic in NH. There wasn’t and isn’t any law against going to a park. An executive branch Governor “making law” is pretty fucking clear evidence we ain’t in Kansas anymore Toto.

  19. “kk – She knew what the consequences were before she brought her children to the playground. Why is it such a surprise that she was busted? ”

    Did she? Did she really? Most people playing at the playgrounds don’t expect the police to show up and most people don’t get arrested for it let alone 9 something months later.

    “Yes, she put her children in jeopardy by bringing them to the park.”

    OK, and every time you send your kid to school (outside of COVID season) you also put your kids in danger. This is such a retarded argument to make. Just because you don’t value something doesn’t mean the risk wasn’t worth it. It just means you wouldn’t do that same thing. Which is fine. However that doesn’t justify using violence against another human being.

    “The mandate was enforceable ”

    Sure. Don’t disagree on that. Even without a law you can arrest somebody and it would be enforceable. That doesn’t morally justify it. SS officers were able to exterminate the jews in ww2. That doesn’t make it right. WTF is wrong you with jacks. You are literally justifying murder, kidnapping, and rape with your retarded arguments.

    “and the police did their jobs.”

    Yes- I agree. SS officers in world war 2 also did their job. That doesn’t morally justify the atrocities they committed. Doing our job is not an excuse for murdering someone, and neither is kidnapping, or rape, or any of the other moral crimes committed by police on a routine basis.

    ” Now, she has to pay the piper for her actions.”

    That may or may not happen. Cases get dropped all the time. Sometimes people even dare I say this… get found NOT GUILTY.

  20. “Stay at home orders and mandatory mask wearing do not violate the constitution. You people continue to post these excerpts that mean nothing. It was made very clear. Stay home, wear a mask if you have to go out, If you had to run to the store, you could. You just had to follow the store’s guidelines.

    The parks were closed. She violated it and now has to go before a judge. Who knows, the judge may throw it out.”

    Jumping Jacks: Your a fucking moron. There are a number of states now that have said the orders being issued are unconstitutional. While I don’t put much faith in government ruling correctly the evidence contradicts your retarded statements. This isn’t true across the board, but it’s sufficiently true to say that you are dead wrong. It’s not as clear as your making it out to be. Yes- there are multiple negative Supreme Court rulings about such orders being valid- but there has been a lot of law that has come since those rulings and the PA court for instance has ruled contrary to your arguments as have at least some other states.

  21. Interesting to note, the WMUR article says that the park has since reopened in June.

    So before June, the park was too deadly for kids to play in. And then its ok? Someone explain that one to me.

  22. Jumping Jacks need not consult his daughter. Don’t forget he is also a constitutional law professor at a prestigious university. In fact, he helped write the US and NH Constitutions.

    So Jumping Jacks would know better than anyone whether the Constitution protects parents playgrounds with their kids. In fact, you are violating the Constitution just by questioning Jumping Jacks and his credentials.

    He may let this one slide, but if you keep at it, don’t be surprised if you also receive an arrest warrant in the mail, or worse. His daughter could also show up in person to lay down constitutional law on your azz. Remember she took her Oath to protect and defend the constitution and she takes her oath VERY seriously 🙁

  23. kk – Yes, she knew the consequences of her actions. Unless she lived under a rock all this time.

    The rest of your ramblings and name calling falls on deaf years The only real f#cking moron is you.

  24. All jokes aside Intrigare, we (Jacks included) are definitely not educated on the subject of constitutions. After all, you’re the freekeene troll, I’m a humble housewife, and Jacks is an ambitious doctoral candidate in nursing. By that standard none of us can make any statements outside of our areas of expertise without making fools of ourselves. Jacks fervently believes this. He said so last Saturday. Therefore the only expert we have available to us right now is Jacks’ daughter the deputy. Them’s the rules Intrigare. If Ian wants to moderate our posts, it’s his blog. But until then we have to do things Jacks’ way. Otherwise we just prove his point over and over.

    Oh, and to answer your question about the park, it turns out that the ‘rona dissipated rapidly and entirely in early June making everything safe to play on again. Even the bird droppings. Unfortunately, it will probably come back soon in a scary “second wave” sometime before the election which will force Concord’s government workers to close it again. And I base that on absolutely nothing. Sounds pretty sciencey though, doesn’t it Intrigare? What do you think, Jacks? Was I close? You’re the expert.

  25. Hey Intrigare. Looks like Jacks is ducking our fair-minded questions just like a little bitch. How much you want to bet he doesn’t even have a daughter much less a hot wife who’s a teacher? You know, I’ll bet he made all that doctoral candidate crap up too. What an asshole, huh?

  26. If it were me I’d close the park permanently on top of closing the government schools, parks, playgrounds, city hall, local and state police, and similar. This problem would be solved in short order because you then only have yourself to blame if you get sick as you’ll have interacted with other people in places that don’t require a mask. That is private property rules applied rather than rules for all.

  27. Perish the thought, Silvia.

  28. mesqetoes are made of stardust u know

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