Is former San Francisco hearth commissioner Don Carmignani the Marina District vigilante?
A brand new video has surfaced: “Don Carmignani, the ex-fire commissioner who was allegedly crushed by a homeless man with a crowbar, is now accused of macing a number of homeless males himself in eight totally different incidents.”
As reported by Mission Native, Carmignani has claimed that Garrett Allen Doty attacked him with a crowbar. That’s not the whole story, as video footage affords a special narrative. “That assault, nonetheless, allegedly got here solely after Carmignani purportedly bear-sprayed Doty. Police sources in mid-April instructed Mission Native concerning the sequence of prior assaults on homeless individuals within the neighborhood, which we revealed on April 13. Carmignani’s legal professional denied that the vigilante behind the spate of anti-homeless assaults was his consumer.”
The New York Put up experiences that the fees towards Doty had been dropped. “Prosecutors heeded Doty’s arguments and dominated that the assault was not mindless — they mentioned Carmignani as a substitute instigated the vicious assault after deploying pepper spray on the homeless man, who lived exterior his mom’s property within the metropolis’s prosperous Marina District.”
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