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ACTION NEEDED!!!!! Update On Political Prisoner Mike D

Mike D (Michael McMullin), an Animal Rights and Forest Activist, is being charged with Disorderly Conduct, Menacing, and Failure To Appear, stemming from the Solo Timber Sale Protest July 30, 2002. His Jury Trial will be on Oct.20th, 9:00am at the Clackamas County Courthouse where 3 USFS officials and 2 policeman will be testifying against him.
Mike D, a well known Portland activist, is in jail because he stood up for the forests at the Solo Timber Sale on July 30, 2002. It is time for us to come together and stand up for him.

Mike's bail has been reduced to $1,500. That is 10% of the current bond.
In a Oct.2nd letter, Mike states that he has been in M Segregation since Nov.24th and to call the jail and tell them to "Stop Discriminating." As of yesterday, we heard he is now back in General Population.

In a Police Report, CCSO William L.Behan #29453 talked to USFS Patrol Captain Mark Chan that A copy of the video tape that was taken at the Solo Timber Sale Protest had been "Federal Expressed" to the FBI in Washington DC, where the were reviewing it for "Domestic Terrorism" reasons, and to take "still" photos of all the people they could off the tape. Captain Chan told Behan that the FBI and the USFS would then give personal information on ALL subjects they could, based on the video tape.

The powers-that-be are at war on the activist community. The recent grand jury subpoenas and felony-related arrests are baseless and their clear intention is to intimidate effective organizers in our community.
DO NOT LET THE FBI OR THE PJTTF INTIMIDATE YOU!!!

Mike D.'s courtdate is this Wednesday Oct.20th at 9:00am at the Clackamas County Courthouse. We must all go there and support him. He's one of us. When they take one of us on, they take all of us on. We must show the powers-that-be that we will not stand for this harrassment. The more people we can bring out to support Mike D. the better.

WHAT YOU CAN DO!!!!!
1. We NEED Witnesses that were at the Solo Timber Sale Auction Protest on
July 30th 2002. This is VERY important!!!! If you are a witness or
know someone who was a witness please contact me or his lawyer.


2. We NEED Footage that was taken at the Solo Timber Sale Auction Protest.
This is also VERY important!!!!

If you have any of this information, Please contact:  freemiked@cascadiarising.org
or the Criminal Defense Investigator (working with Mike's attorney) at:
503-920-1906

3. Show Your Support By Attending Mike D's Jury Trial on October 20th at 9am. Meet at the Cascadia Rising Infoshop at 7am for carpooling.
A rally in front of the Clackamas County Courthouse will be right before his trial.

4. We are in need of people to help make signs for the rally on Oct.20th, before Mike's Jury Trial.
Come to the Cascadia Rising Info Shop, 1540 SE 16th and Clinton on Sunday, Oct.17th @ 5pm

5. Write Mike D. A Letter at:
Michael McMullin
#0433450
Care of Clackamas County Jail
2206 S. Kaen Rd.
Oregon City, OR 97045

Contact Info:

 free_them7@yahoo.com

Cascadia Rising Infoshop: 503-230-8360

Mike's Lawyer, Bart Heron: 503-699-6496

Criminal Defense Investigator,
Scott Casselman(not sure if last name is spelled right): 503-920-1906

phone: phone: 503-230-8360


Hang in there! 16.Oct.2004 13:31

field of dreams

Hang in there Mike! We love you!

STAY OUT OF THE COURT 16.Oct.2004 18:26

Emotional Trigger

I am sure that Mike and his attorney are very excited about everyone showing
up to support him during his "jury trial". All the crustys, anarchists, forest defenders, etc...all jammed togther in the court room for the jury to see. The prosecutor, FBI, USFS, JTTF will be very excited about your presence but it won't help Mike. In some siuations(like court appearence) its best to do nothing.

Ok Emotional Trigger 16.Oct.2004 23:20

We Will Make Sure

That When Your Turn Comes, "We Will Do Nothing"

"...feel something?" 17.Oct.2004 01:13

Emotional trigger

That When Your Turn Comes, "We Will Do Nothing".

The point is not to do nothing, but are you doing it just to feel something and then you feel like youre doing something. But is the action that is being taken effective for Mike within the context of his trial before a jury of straight people?

Yes, if I was in Mike's shoes please "do nothing" inside and outside of the court.

D likes getting busted 17.Oct.2004 03:02

cornholio

"D" gets busted and jailed, all the time and never helps his own defense in court, it's all him,
he likes it! let the boy rot in the hoosgow if thats what he wants.
Cornholio

oh for an opportunity for a cheap shot 17.Oct.2004 14:36

enigma

sorry, bud, the point of the gratuitous porn is lost on me...that image aint even worth jerking off to...maybe you'd be better off doing a little constructive civil disobedience like Mike D, rather than wasting your/our time on crap like that.

To Mike 17.Oct.2004 20:54

Rachel

I knew Mike D when I was fifteen, volunteering at the now-defunct Liberation Collective. I'm now nineteen, and it saddens me to read this article. I will do everything in my power to get out there and protest against such actions with my activist family. Go freedom!!!

Think Clearly Cause THEY Are Watching!!!! 18.Oct.2004 14:16

melly moo

The purpose for the rally OUTSIDE the courthouse is to bring attention to this case, not to keep Mike in jail. I for one am not going to tell people what or what not to do. So what people do or say is up to them. I only encourage people to think clearly before they do or say anything, cause it is Mike's ass on the line. If you think that you are on the list of the people that the USFS or whoever are looking for. DO NOT ATTEND THIS TRIAL!!!!! They are still looking for people!

Mike D 25.Oct.2004 20:56

tree-lover

I'm all about the trees, but Mike D is a criminal, plain and simple.

not quite, nice try thought 27.Oct.2004 03:55

Mike-d.0004d miked.libco@gmail.com

D likes getting busted 17.Oct.2004 03:02
cornholio link

"D" gets busted and jailed, all the time and never helps his own defense in court, it's all him,
he likes it! let the boy rot in the hoosgow if thats what he wants.
Cornholio

I DON'T LIKE GETTING BUSTED, ARRESTED, OR JAILED AND THAT DOES NOT HAPPEN ALL THE TIME. I ALSO HELP MY DEFENSE AND OFTEN HAVE A DEFENSE OF MY OWN BECAUSE COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEYS DON'T ALWAYS SEE THINGS THE SAME WAY I DO. I DO NOT WANT TO ROT IN JAIL, I JUST WANT DUE PROCESS AND JUSTICE. THANKS FOR PLAYING. SEE YA. AND WHAT'S WITH THE PICTURE ? WHAT'S YOUR POINT ? IS THAT YOU ? DO YOU NEED TEEPEE FOR YOU BUNGHOLIO ? WHAT GIVES ? MIKE-D.0004D



Mike D 25.Oct.2004 20:56
tree-lover link

I'm all about the trees, but Mike D is a criminal, plain and simple.

IT'S NICE TO HEAR YOUR ALL ABOUT THE TREES, YOU CAN CALL ME A "CRIMINAL" IF YOU WANT, I HAVE BEEN "CONVICTED" OF THE "CRIME" OF "DISORDERLY CONDUCT". DO YOU FEEL BETTER NOW ? YOU COULD EVEN CALL ME A "CONVICTED CRIMINAL", ON SECOND THOUGHT, DON'T CALL ME AT ALL. LATER. MIKE-D.0004D