A Man Called D’Vontaveous

The lower half of a certain racial group may not contribute much to American civilization, but they sure are creative with their names. The Seattle Times reports:

Man, who was kicked by a cop in Seattle, guilty in gun case

The 18-year-old man who was seen on video being kicked by a Seattle police officer after an alleged robbery in 2010 was found guilty Thursday of unlawful possession of a firearm in an unrelated case.

D’Vontaveous Hoston faces 15 to 27 months in prison when he is sentenced on March 2.

The conviction stems from an incident July 22 when King County sheriff’s deputies saw a group of nearly a dozen males gathered near Third Avenue and Pike Street in Seattle. Deputies noted that two males were fighting in the center of the group, according to charging documents.

The fight quickly broke up, but witnesses told deputies that one of the participants appeared to have a gun.

Deputies said they found Hoston nearby and he matched the description provided by witnesses. Deputies found a loaded pistol in Hoston’s waistband, charging documents said.

According to the charges, Hoston told officers he carried a gun to protect himself from police….

Posted by Lawrence Auster at February 03, 2012 12:08 PM | Send

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