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Plot Twist: New Video Proves Mike Brown Never Robbed Store — Police Covered it Up

For years, Ferguson and St. Louis County law enforcement sanctimoniously declared police shooting victim Mike Brown a criminal and thief, sticking to the account the unarmed teenager had robbed a convenience store — a narrative debated for months by a furiously divided public attempting to come to terms with the contentious killing.

But, it turns out, police did not come forward publicly with evidence crucial to the case — a second video from the same store that contextualizes Brown’s interaction with the store’s clerks — a transgression so appalling by the very people tasked with enforcing the law, it could only be characterized as duplicitous.

“The footage shows Mr. Brown entering the store, Ferguson Market and Liquor, shortly after 1 a.m. on the day he died,” the New York Times reports. “He approaches the counter, hands over an item that appears to be a small bag and takes a shopping sack filled with cigarillos. Mr. Brown is shown walking toward the door with the sack, then turning around and handing the cigarillos back across the counter before exiting.

“Jason Pollock, a documentary filmmaker who acquired the new tape, says the footage challenges the police narrative that Mr. Brown committed a strong-armed robbery when he returned to the store around noon that day. Instead, Mr. Pollock believes that the new video shows Mr. Brown giving a small bag of marijuana to store employees and receiving cigarillos in return as part of a negotiated deal. Mr. Pollock said Mr. Brown left the cigarillos behind the counter for safekeeping.”

In fact, the second video, shown in Pollock’s Stranger Fruit, which premiered at South by Southwest on Saturday, does appear to show a congenial interaction between the clerks and the teen — the three store employees seem casual and relaxed, and the four do exchange items willingly.

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Two-and-a-half years after the incendiary shooting that exploded into a national movement against police brutality and militarization, this simple detail pulls the rug out from what Wilson’s supporters had championed as rock solid proof Brown was just a thug.

“They destroyed Michael’s character with the tape, and they didn’t show us what actually happened,” asserts Pollock, who researched in Ferguson for two years to film the documentary. “So this shows their intention to make him look bad. And shows suppression of evidence.”

Protesters who flocked to Ferguson after the fatal shooting have long condemned police for releasing the one video, saying it had been taken out of context and did not present an accurate account of what happened or of Brown’s character — so the second video, though welcome, is inexcusably overdue.

Of course, not everyone has seen the epiphanic video in the same light.

“There was no transaction,” insists Jay Kanzler, attorney for the convenience store and its employees. “There was no understanding. No agreement. Those folks didn’t sell him cigarillos for pot. The reason he gave it back is he was walking out the door with unpaid merchandise and they wanted it back.”

However dogged Kanzler and others might be in their belief no transaction occurred, video shows an interaction in which an exchange occurred — and the body language of all involved belies a lack of tension or disputation.

“There was some type of exchange, for one thing, for another,” Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden, states in the film.

McSpadden questions why police released the video showing Brown shove a store clerk — but refused to release the second, which at least demands answers from law enforcement investigators.

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According to the Times, “Sgt. Shawn McGuire, a spokesman for the county police, said in an email on Saturday that footage of the earlier encounter had not been released because it was not relevant to the investigation.”

For an officer to state information that provides critical context to Mike Brown’s visit to the convenience store on August 9, 2014, isn’t relevant to his being killed should be expected from the same department who treated the taking of a life as a mundanity.

Brown’s family deserves to have every bit of evidence brought to light — as would any victim of police violence — no matter whom it proves correct.

  • skyp0ckets

    We can all be turned into something we’re not by our authoritarian government and police state. There are no words in our limited language that are strong enough to describe the complete power and ability the state has to destroy us.

  • doucyet

    In case anyone has forgotten, MB was not shot because he stole cigars.

    • Iqbal

      What is your point.

      • doucyet

        It seems simple enough, allow me to explain further. This “new” video is meaningless. Much like the article……….

        • IceTrey

          To the shooting yes but not to the cover up. The cops put out a narrative they knew was false.

          • doucyet

            All speculation. The store owner said he was robbed.

          • IceTrey

            The owner didn’t know about the drug deal. Did you watch the video?

          • doucyet

            I did! Is it possible that there was a drug deal and a theft? They also could have been exchanging phone numbers…………all speculation.

          • IceTrey

            Yes the CLERKS were stealing. It’s not speculation that they gave him a bag full of cigars and then took it back and put it behind the counter.

          • doucyet

            Proof?

          • IceTrey

            I thought you said you watched the video.

          • doucyet

            Proof that they were stealing, I guess I should have elaborated. Proof, you know, witnesses as to what the exchange actually was, admissions of guilt, real proof. Something concrete, not just speculation by a Michael Moore want-a-be.

          • IceTrey

            Now that is irrelevent. Even if the clerks paid for the cigars it’s clear they gave them to Brown were holding them. Now that this is out they can be questioned about it. The point is the cops withheld this tape.

          • doucyet

            This video has been around since the day it happened, it will shed nothing new on the closed case. It’s all speculation as to the exchange, who said what and who did what.

          • IceTrey

            Do you have a link showing this video was being circulated at the time because I didn’t see it?

          • doucyet

            The convenience store, Ferguson Market and Liquor, strongly denies the documentary’s claims.

            Jay Kanzler, an attorney for Ferguson Market and Liquor, said Pollock
            never reached out to him or his clients in regards to what’s seen in the
            video.

            He said Pollock’s conclusions are entirely false and that the video doesn’t change what happened.

            “Right now to turn around and somehow blame folks that have nothing to
            do with this. To turn around and blame them and drag them back into it
            for what Michael Brown did is shameful.”

            Kanzler categorically denies there was some sort of arrangement between Brown and the employees.

          • IceTrey

            That’s not a link to an old story containing this video. Anyway of course they are going to deny making a drug deal with Brown for cigars the night before he was killed.

          • doucyet

            The video has been in evidence all this time, it’s not a “new” video. I think it was heroin and meth he was trading (if that is what was transpiring, a trade) that’s what it looks like in the video to me. Since we’re all just speculating here……..

          • IceTrey

            Then it should be easy to link to an old story containing it.

          • doucyet

            http://thefreethoughtproject.com/mike-brown-new-video/#comment-3202175045

            Second paragraph in the story. It’s been in evidence all this time but it was not relative……all conjecture.

          • IceTrey

            The Times article? That was from two says ago. It actually supports my claim.

            “Sgt. Shawn McGuire, a spokesman for the county police, said in an email on Saturday that footage of the earlier encounter HAD NOT BEEN RELEASED because it was not relevant to the investigation.”

            I gave you a chance and you failed. Dismissed!

          • doucyet

            “It was not relevant to the investigation”………..is there something you’re missing? Surly you’re not that dense IT! It was in evidence all along but not relevant to the case. Michael Brown no doubt took a shit that morning too, it is not relevant to the case! Do you get it? If it had been relevant it would have been introduced. My gosh man, you can not be that thick!

          • IceTrey

            “This video has been around since the day it happened.”

            So this is a lie.

          • doucyet

            Of course it’s been around, it’s a video! Is there something you don’t understand about not being relevant? What the hell is wrong with you?

          • IceTrey

            The article is about how this video was not released to the public at the time of the event. When you say “been around” that means it been around in general circulation. Now that we argee it was not released to the public at the time we can discuss relevence. I agree it is not relevant to the shooting. The video of the alleged robbery is not relevent either but it was released. Technically the only thing relevent to the shooting is did Brown charge “full speed” towards Wilson immediately before he was shot. I have proven in my comment above with irrefutable mathematics that was impossible. Brown was moving at 4 mph or walking speed when he was shot. Wilson is a liar and you’re a copsucker.

          • doucyet

            What does releasing to the public have to do with anything? And when I say, “been around” it does not mean in general circulation, don’t be a stupid trifling idiot!
            What a laugh……….your math proves nothing other than that you’re just another dumb ass. Perhaps you should take your mathematical evidence (proof) to the Browns so they can re-open the case……..

            Damn you’re stupid!

          • IceTrey

            You’re being completely disingenuous. Been around does not mean in a box in the police station somewhere. Math is math it does not lie unlike you. Of course you know this or you wouldn’t have resorted to ad hominen attacks. That is the sign of a person with no argument. I win, you lose. 🖕

          • doucyet

            It was in the evidence dim wit! Seen by all that were involved with the decision not to charge Wilson. You started the name calling not me! I’m serious……..take your “proof” to the Browns and to the Grand Jury, get this travesty of justice turned around!

          • IceTrey

            You have proof it was shown to the Grand Jury? The cops said it wasn’t relevent so why would it be shown to them?

          • doucyet

            It was in the evidence. The Grand Jury looks at all of the evidence. Please, go get this case re-tried based on your “proof.” We need justice!

          • IceTrey

            There’s nothing in the Times article that said it was in the evidence given to the Grand Jury. More lies.

          • doucyet

            Check CNN, then MSNBC or ABC! Because we know if wasn’t reported by them it’s not true! Tool……

          • IceTrey

            So you have no idea if it was shown to the GJ or not. Why would it be? It’s not relevent right?

          • Mr. Privilege

            Yeah the fact he was a dope peddler and “not a thief” CHANGES EVERYTHING! It totally negates the fact he attacked a cop! What a STUNNING REVELATION!

          • IceTrey

            He actually ran away from a cop and I’ve proven he did not charge that cop before that cop shot him. If you think it’s ok for cops to shoot people who are not a deadly threat you are part of the problem.

          • Mr. Privilege

            Even his scumbag thug buddy says he robbed the place.

          • IceTrey

            Ha! The DA just admitted on Fox News that this video was NOT shown to the GJ. LOOOOOOOSSSSEERRR!

          • doucyet

            You’re an idiot!

          • IceTrey

            You’re a liar!

          • doucyet

            That’s not a lie! You’re an idiot!

          • IceTrey

            Sorry I couldn’t understand you with that cop dick in your mouth.

          • doucyet

            You have the mental capacity of a child.

          • IceTrey

            I know that turns you on but I’m not interested.

          • doucyet

            Bye bye…………..fool. Until next time.

          • sharkboy

            Grand Jury is “presented evidence” that is likely to garner a positive result in charging the defendant in question.
            They don’t see all evidence.

          • doucyet

            Isn’t that cute! SB want’s to argue as to whether the GJ is spoon fed evidence or do they actually investigate cases.
            In this case the GJ was investigating Wilson and the evidence against him for a capitol murder charge, not MB.
            This whole new video thing is simply smoke and mirrors and proves nothing. But hey, I await the day I will eat my words and MB is resurrected because a new video claims he traded dope for cigars instead of stealing them.

            MB was not shot for stealing or trading for cigars.

          • IceTrey

            “The video was not “hidden”.”

            This is a lie.

          • doucyet

            You are that dense! I feel sorry ya IT.

          • patriot156

            Can you say or have you ever seen clerks put merchandise in a bag and hand it to someone who’s stealing? I’ve never seen that. Brown hands the clerk a back of weed or some other contraband obviously they agreed to the type of payment and Mike was walking out, turns to hand back the cigars and the narrative says for safe keeping not hard to believe when you live in big cities like that and lots of crooked clerks and stuff go on! It does look like the same little guy in this new video as you see in the footage of Mike supposedly stealing the cigars so my guess is he had second thoughts on the deal or if it is not him then the person later didn’t know of the deal and though he was stealing when in fact he wasn’t.

            No your correct Mike wasn’t shot for stealing but he didn’t reach the gun either and cold not have hit Wilson in the right side as the pics show in his cruiser for his left side not right would of been facing mike.

            the pics of Wilson’s cheek shoe some small redness, that BTW is nothing like this Blowout as what was reported. But more likely came from inside the car during a scuffle as has been proven by both sides.

            Like maybe a elbow or something but even the pics inside the cruiser or medical evidence shows a mark on Mikes stomach that would be more consistent with being pulled in rather than just leaning in.

            Two why in the grand Jury Phase did the persecutor show an old document that showed how or when cops can use deadly force instead of the correct one?

            Because people Jury’s usually remember the first thing or document like that which was strategy knowing they wouldn’t pay much attention to the new document
            Of which the new law or document says cops can’t shoot fleeing people unless they fear for their lives or others, and at no time .did Mike show Wilson any thing for him to fear unless you believe the narrative of him punching him and then reaching for his gun, but even if so 100 ft away because the police reports do say mike was at least 100 ft away as Wilson began shooting at him.

            the he feared for his life is just a cover up and an excuse.
            But what this video may do is bring some more questions to light and show that Mike wasn’t robbing the store as was said and if any more evidence comes up it may very well reopen the case so Wilson can finally be brought to trial as he should of been to begin with.

          • doucyet

            I didn’t read your essay. MB didn’t die because he stole cigars.

          • patriot156

            you should of then

          • doucyet

            It means nothing.

          • patriot156

            by itself no but if something else comes out or more hidden stuff then yeah it will. My essay? yeah it does it shows exactly why this could change and reopen the case and finally bring Wilson to justice then.

          • doucyet

            The video was not “hidden”. This writer and the film maker want you to believe that though……..it sells.

          • patriot156

            No it was because the cops new about it but didn’t release it. Hindsight or cover up it remains that it was hidden in the sense that the general public didn’t know about it until this guy found it.

            I believe that they hid it the cops, that is because it would of changed the public’s perception. and the store clerk as well.

            They hid it to control the narrative.

          • doucyet

            You add nothing new to the conversation.

          • c_chandler

            the police and the judges and the prosecution have defintely been shown to be criminal as of late.

          • actually this CNN video has been proven to be a highly edited piece of propaganda …….not a surprise considering the source CNN.

          • IceTrey

            Link?

          • google and take your pick kool-aid guzzler.

          • IceTrey

            So you make a claim but can’t provide proof. Interesting.

          • LOL sorry shills are not worth the effort , I post for the readers not the idiots like yourself pumping false narratives and propaganda usually for a paycheck.

          • IceTrey

            Well you made the effort. I can see your post. The time it’s taken you to make three posts you could have found a link to support your claim.

          • instead of wasting my time posting a link that no matter what the source you will claim is fake news ect ect I took the time to cruse through your 10k + comments with lack of up votes and its clear you are too stupid to be a paid shill you are just a brain dead leftist drone …………. I am sad for you , so much ignorance and wasted potential , you really need to learn to question the BS you are being spoon fed perhaps learn a bit of critical thinking and actual research skills like used to be taught in our education system .

          • IceTrey

            That’s a pretty long comment for a guy with no time to waste. So you have no proof. Dismissed!

          • doucyet

            Cover up……..get a grip. The only things covered here are your eyes and mind.

          • thewizardoftn

            You mean like the narrative “he had his hands up” and said “don’t shoot”, which we know are lies?

            Like the narrative that he never attacked the cop?

            In light of that, who cares what he did first? He was shot for trying to kill a cop

          • IceTrey

            He didn’t try to kill anyone. I’ve already proven that he was only walking towards Wilson after being chased 175 feet by him when he was killed. The facts are the opposite of what you contend. Wilson chased down an unarmed man and killed him for no reason.

          • thewizardoftn

            No, you’ve proven you’re an idiot and that facts don’t matter to you

          • IceTrey

            The distances and time come straight from the police report. They are official forensic evidence. That makes you the idiot.

          • thewizardoftn

            No, dumbass – the police report is based on false testimony

            This was proven in court. The court doesn’t update the police report.

            Grow a brain

          • IceTrey

            Are you a retard? The distances were measured by the cops at the scene. The time comes from the audio recording that caught the shooting. It’s FORENSIC evidence not witness tesimony you freaking moron.

      • Excalibur

        d is just a troll…has no point.

        • doucyet

          You missed it too Ex? It’s really not that complex a statement……..

        • Excalibur

          d..you are blocked. Anything you say, I see this:

          This user is blocked.

          That is how I took care of your BS.

    • Guy

      MB was shot for being a big kid, with a small immature brain and a great big ego, that got pissed off at a cop. The cop, was hassling the kid for what he thought had been a possible robbery of a convenience store ! From there it was a slow roll down hill, resulting in Cop always right, one dead black kid, and Mom and (Dad ?) cashing in on the life of her son, with media and town going nuts ! Now the film producer is hoping to cash in on circumstantial evidence after the fact, by creating more controversy !

      Mike didn’t deserve to die at the hands of a cop for this, anymore than you or I would, had our situations been reversed. The guns, need to be taken away from the beat cops, and put into the hands of the special forces, that are trained how and why to use them. Beat cops should be only allowed to use tasers, nightsticks and K-9’s, with the special forces to be only used as back-up. Once that is done, then maybe we would all begin to trust them a little more and fear them less than what we do now, as nothing more than Cops with itchy trigger fingers and fear, substituted for cowardness !

  • Non-GMO Farm Girl

    So what, did he not try to reach in to an officer’s car to get his gun? Geezus, people.

    • joe foley

      you saw that? or perhaps you believe everything a state employed man of violence who has just gone over the top with his violence and needs a good excuse for killing an unarmed man. well he would say that..

    • IceTrey

      He was shot 154 feet away from the cop car.

      • Non-GMO Farm Girl

        The video was fake, asshole.

        • IceTrey

          And has nothing to do with how far from the cop car he was killed moron.

    • patriot156

      No! he was pulled in by Wilson and forensics does show a mark that is consistent to being pulled in rather than leaning.

      SO no he didn’t try to reach for anyone’s gun.

      • Non-GMO Farm Girl

        Kudos to YOU for sucking in to another blow job by the ‘media’.

  • M Green

    Let us try to focus on the article and the video, not the larger picture of what I take to be a police murder for disobedience covered up by the District Attorney. The record is clear that Darren Wilson did not associate Brown with the convenience store incident until after he had killed him, so the issue is whether the late arrival of this video is a police media smear, and whether the video shows that Mike didn’t steal from the convenience store.

    Taking the filmmaker’s narrative at face value shows that Mike had a friendly arrangement with some of the “midnight oil” clerks who were probably stealing from their boss without his knowledge. So the video shows Mike illegally selling marijuana to the store clerks who are probably, as stated, stealing from their boss. The fact that Mike doesn’t simply ask for his things back the next day from the boss, but at first behaves deferentially to the older man by holding his hands behind his back–let us take the older man for the owner or manager–strongly suggests that the boss is not part of this arrangement. Contrary to the video that says Mike has some arrangement with “the store,” the video suggests that he has it with the night clerks without the knowledge of the store, i.e., the boss. The first public video that we did see in which Mike first takes the box of cigars, then gives most of them back but tries to walk out with a couple loose cigars while the boss comes from around the counter and stands in his way– 295 pound Mike then pushes the small Asian man into a display of store merchandise–again shows that the “arrangement” or “understanding” was not between Mike and the store, but its thieving clerks who did not pay for the pot out-of-pocket but instead stole from the store. If they had been exchanging merchandise with the knowledge of the boss, then all would have gone well and smoothly the next day when Mike came to pick up his stuff.

    Whether or not your heart goes out to a huge pot-dealing kid who trades week for Swisher Sweets but shoves the older store manager/owner into a display rack does not matter much one way or the other. Whether Mike was a good kid or a not-so-good kid does not matter. What matters is that he was killed because he pissed off Darren Wilson with his disobedient or perhaps insolent behavior when he was doing his best to surrender per the eyewitness reports of half a dozen people, most of whom has no other connection to each other or to Brown other than what they saw; and that this was deliberately and cynically and very successfully covered up by D.A. Robert McCulloch.

    • patriot156

      Maybe, but it does look like the same little man in this video as we see in the earlier footage of Mike supposedly strong arming him. Maybe he did know but later had second thoughts on it? Maybe he got tipped to some cops coming after him, and later reneged on the deal. Take a second look and you see a little guy at the beginning of the video that looks a lot like the one in the alleged strong arm.

  • Domina Elle

    This doesn’t clarify what happened during the altercation which ended Mike Brown’s life.

    We will never know the truth. That’s the really awful part.

    No one needs to tell me how corrupt the establishment is. One word says it all for me: WACO. Unless you weren’t born yet or were too young, where were YOU when Waco happened? What were you thinking? Good riddance to the crazy child molesting cultists? (The narrative pushed by the gov to justify its murderous activities demonizing the victims)

    When your government and its agents can murder over 100 people (many who were foreign nationals) including 17 children and babies and live on international television as the masses cheer, then they write their version of events in the history books- it’s done folks.

    There is flir footage filmed during the fire, showing special forces operatives rolling out of the ABRAMS TANK (!) and shooting people down like it’s the Wild West as they tried to escape the fire by running out the back of the building (the fire that the government agents started by using pyrotechnics which they boldly denied using over and over and over (they lied so much they likely brainwashed themselves into believing it) until 1997 when it was proven that they did in fact use pyrotechnics). That was BEFORE the patriot act, that was back before the posse comitatus act was thrown in the garbage by OBAMA.

    One guy in Missouri aint nothin.

    War has been declared upon ALL of us. Sophisticated psychological weapons are being used but it’s not that difficult because so many people are happy to pull the wool over their own eyes. People are taking the establishment bait even as they believe they are ‘resisting’ that very establishment. We are living in a massive psyop.

    • Don Kunes

      it doesn’t clarify the incident of the shooting but seems to show that he did not rob the store..which brings into question the integrity of all the police evidence in the case

    • permalink

      “special forces operatives rolling out of the ABRAMS TANK (!)”

      First off, no one “rolls out” of an Abrams tank.

      Secondly there were no Abrams tanks at Waco.

      Put the weed down for a day or so, you will feel better…

      • Guy

        Nothing like the “Blind” that refuses to see, what is in front of them !

        • permalink

          Bradley armored vehicles and CEV’s were used. And a CEV is a M60 tank w/ a blade on the front. But no M1 Abrams tanks.

          I know, you are a social justice warrior and hate any authority restricting you.

          So use your brain for a second and realize that an Abrams tank has no use just knocking down fences and buildings — as it has no “bumper/ pushing” capability.

          • Guy

            As I remember it. There was some sort of “Armored Vehicle used by the “FEDS” at the time of the Branch Davidians assault on there compound, to insert tear gas as well other types of agents, that resulted in the fire that started, that killed all of them, including the ones who had taken refuge in a bus, who were mostly Women and Children !

            As to me using my “brain” or being some sort of “Social Justice Warrior Who Hates Authority”

            A couple of things. I call it like I see it, no matter where or who the blame should fall on ! And you who knows absolute “0” about me, including my eye color, has got a lot of gall calling others names or sticking labels on em, and suggest that when you can call yourself perfect, then you a free to do so, untill that time I would encourage you to refrain from it, because to me, it does change my perspective of you to the level of “Ameba” as the result !

          • permalink

            “I call it like I see it, no matter where or who the blame should fall on”

            Well buddy I call as I see it too… And when I see an outright lie, example, “ABRAMS TANK” I am going to say something. I do know this about you, you did not know what you were talking about.

            Smile!

          • Guy

            This was my first remark about Waco. Nore did I ever say anything about “Abrams Tank” ! So you might want to get your facts straight !

          • Guy

            Interesting that you don’t have some catchy phrase or something to now say about me, now that I called you out over it ! But sure can roast me over the flames when you think you’re right !

  • IceTrey

    It’s easy to prove Wilson a liar. From where Brown turned back towards Wilson he made it 21 feet. The audio of the shots lasts 3.5 seconds. That means Brown was moving at 4 mph. That’s walking speed not the “full charge” that Wilson testilied to. Not to mention Wilson was outside with plenty of room to maneuver, had called for backup and he had not seen any weapon because Brown had none. There was absolutely no reason for Wilson to stand his ground and shoot Brown when he could have easily just backed up as Brown walked towards him.

    • patriot156

      It’s also easily to disprove Wilson on the idea that Brown slugged him in the right cheek while standing outside his cruiser. For one think about it all American cars have the driver side on the left side, and as Wilson said in his testimony Brown hit him on the right side of his face while still in the car. In a car and even as you turn to talk to someone your left side would be the exposed side not your right. In order for brown to have been able while standing to hit Wilson in the right cheek he’d have had to use his left hand not his right. Of which all testimony that was brought forth in the full transcripts that the NY times did bring out says he said Mike hit him on his right cheek.

      Almost impossible if you work it out sitting in your car and have a friend outside the window take notice to where your right cheek would be and his right hand would be.

      In the pics of Wilson’s cheek its only slightly red and not the big blowout that the cops tried to show later. In the forensics I seen there is also a line or mark across Mikes stomach that is indicative of being pulled in not leaning.

  • Javier Torres

    Yup. Well, this is about police corruption (again) more the Mike’s “innocence”. All I can say….must of been good weed.

  • DeeJay522

    Hey he wasn’t a thug, he was a drug dealer. Upstanding citizen… Whose parents didn’t give a damn about him until they saw dollars signs. They won the lottery. They had a loser son they cared nothing about for 18 years, that headache is gone and they won’t have to work another day in thier life. I assure you, regardless of thier words, they wouldn’t give back the money and future income to get thier son back, they had already proved he was worthless to them

    • patriot156

      maybe not there but weed is legal in a few states now! regardless of what ass hat Sessions does.

      So just because someone has weed doesn’t make them a bad person or drug dealer.

  • Mike Brown did for Swisher Sweets what Travvon Martin did for Skittles. And we’re all better off rid of them both.

  • patriot156

    The store or someone is saying there was no deal, but in the video it shows the cigarillo’s in a shopping sack. they claim that he came back to leave the sack because he’d not paid, or they didn’t accept the payment of what ever it was. First why put it in a shopping sack if your not giving him the item in the first place? The he came back to give them the Cigarillos because he hadn’t paid for them doesn’t float!
    The store or whoever is denying there was a transaction have their store to lose so they would lie to protect that. I may not have much street smarts, but it’s not a stretch to say that some people would take items of = or lesser value for other items. or contraband as what people are saying to this. I believe and you see him give it back for safe keeping, and what could of happened was the person on hand then didn’t know the deal and that’s why he thinks they’re stealing , but if already paid for with Marijuana or other then they were his, and understandable Mike would of been peed a bit. Or clerk could of not liked the deal and tried to walk it back later? For at the beginning of the video there is a little guy there and looks just like the clerk Brown allegedly strong armed later so….. If he is the same guy then that shows the little guy either doesn’t like that deal or some other issue, but I do not believe Mike Brown robbed them not now!

  • Kountry Bumpkin

    Technically it was the store employees that robbed the store, you can not trade merchandise the store owns for personal items, that’s stealing unless the employees paid for the cigars with their own money then it’s not stealing.

  • joeyzuzu

    in case you forgot they made mike look like an armed robber which helped their story he attacked wilson….its alot more believable if hes out robbin places…..But he wasnt…maybe wilson lied about what really happened bullet holes tell the truth….

  • nikkol19

    Proven BS .Film maker edited video,obviously funded by ? to create racial riots again in Ferguson.

    • MostOfYouRBrainwashed HAHA

      You say that because you KNOW it’s true or because you already made your mind up a long time ago and now just gonna dismiss everything that refutes your view?

  • Mr. Privilege

    Oh so he was a drug dealer and NOT a thief? Wow! This REALLY DOES “change everything”! The fact he attacked a cop is completely erased by this STUNNING REVELATION! Thanks, Free Though Project!

  • thewizardoftn

    Existing evidence proves that he’s still dead, that he was shot trying to take a cop’s gun away from him, after attacking that cop, and that all of this was proven in a court of law.

    So who gives a crap about this stupid video?

    • IceTrey

      He wasn’t shot when the struggle for the gun took place. He ran away and was chased 175 feet by Wilson and was walking back towards him when shot. There was no proof Brown was charging at Wilson “full speed” just Wilson’s testimony. In fact the evidence proves Brown was only walking at 4 mph.

  • IceTrey

    This new video was edited. The clerks didn’t make the exchange.

  • Wade Johnson

    You cant cut any video to make a thug look like an angel and any cop look like a crook. To bad there isnt a video of Little Mikey attacking the officer maybe that will finally shut you people up

    • IceTrey

      Brown ran away and was chased 175 feet before being shot walking back towards Wilson as proven by the forensic evidence.

      • Wade Johnson

        What ever. Whiney Whine whine whine..Another thug bit the dust

        • IceTrey

          Whatever? You don’t care the testimony of a cop who killed someone can be proven mathematically to be false?

  • Steen

    Why does anyone care about this rotting thug ? Good riddance. Just be happy a cop put this fat dindu down before he raped your wife/daughter or procreated his retard genes. He assaulted the clerk and even if he didn’t he still reached for the cops gun an

  • Joel W

    WTF? It was 11 hrs earlier. Proves nothing except that it is now being alleged he was a drug dealer. Not a good argument. Not saying he deserved to die, that whole situation is still in question IMO. This is a real idiotic way of trying to exonerate somebody. And frankly, the type of shit I would expect from CNN/MSNBC/ NY Times. This fucking site is turning into a fucking tabloid more and more every day, and it is a damn shame, because you USED to put out such good shit.