Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, July 01, 2019

An African American man recovering from pneumonia says he was arrested after a white security guard and police officers racially profiled him when he went for a walk on his doctor's orders outside a northern Illinois hospital while attached to an IV machine and wearing a hospital gown. Shaquille Dukes, 24, said that what at first appeared to be a misunderstanding escalated into an unnecessary confrontation with police and prompted his arrest and the arrests of two men with him. "As they began to take me to the car, I told them ... I never left the hospital property. And that's when he [a police officer] turned and said, 'Well you're off hospital property now,'" Dukes told ABC News. The incident unfolded just before 5 p.m. on June 9 outside Freeport Health Network Memorial Hospital in Freeport, Illinois, and was caught on cellphone video that went viral after Dukes posted it on his Facebook page.



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#1 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-07-01 09:16 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

His hospital bill just evaporated and he'll pocket thousands from both the hospital and the pigs.

#2 | Posted by danni at 2019-07-01 09:22 AM | Reply

All African Americans are criminals.

#3 | Posted by fresno500 at 2019-07-01 10:47 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

A black man should never leave the plantation. Word.

#4 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-01 01:26 PM | Reply

You can tell the cop is a Feral Trumper and racist.

This guy is going to make bank when he sues the police
Department and rightly so.

#5 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-07-01 02:22 PM | Reply

And the taxpayers will pay for another racist moron cop.

#6 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-07-02 07:13 AM | Reply

"In a police report of the incident, the hospital security guard told officers that after he questioned Dukes about why he was leaving the hospital attached to an IV, Dukes and the two men with him "got in my face" and began cursing at him. The security guard told police he felt "extremely threatened," acccording to the report."

That'll be easy enough to see if it's true or not on the hospital's security cameras.

#7 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2019-07-02 09:06 AM | Reply

Sorry about that guys. This happens to me every so often.

#8 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-02 09:14 AM | Reply

I have to admit the black-face was racially insensitive, though.

#9 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-02 09:15 AM | Reply

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