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Former 49er accused of felony assault in Menlo Park

Original post made on Jan 29, 2013

A jury trial for former 49er Kwame Harris, accused of felony assault in a Menlo Park fight, is set for April.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 4:00 PM

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Jan 29, 2013 at 5:12 pm

Putting the war in war wonton soup - glad he was busted. Egg on the face of PA, who love to brag about their famous resident. What a long, miserable cab ride for the victim. I'm sorry for his injuries - it sounds awful. I hope that he successfully recovers & that Harris pays the price. Really? Soy sauce & stolen undies? Grow up!


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Posted by why
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jan 29, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Who wants to bet that the main reason the media is jumping all over this story is because it involves a gay pro football player? Are the victims of domestic violence usually identified by name by the press?


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Jan 29, 2013 at 5:29 pm

Yes, they sometimes are, unfortunately. I'm glad the story came out & I think it has little to do w/his being gay. Remember Barry Bonds's son getting violent w/his mom? She was named. I think it'd be good to hear from the media though as to why the victim is named here. Maybe due to the civil case?


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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:16 pm

This is consistent behavior for our District Attorney.

Look to race and not being a member of the Blue Team, if this was a white 47 year old CHP officer causing head injury to his wife in front of the children, he would dismiss the case.
Whited, Martin 2007


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Posted by Steve
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jan 30, 2013 at 4:05 pm

That's right nake a race issue out of issue. Peace officers convicted of domestic violance would be fired from his job. Can't carry a gun. Should be an interesting case.


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Posted by Sharon
a resident of another community
on Jan 30, 2013 at 6:39 pm

Domestic Violence is a very serious issue

The victim in this matter suffered very serious wounds which required metal implants to his face and skull.

Why is the suspect out on just $75,000 bail?

He is a potential serious threat to the PA/MP community and should be in Jail until the conclusion of his trial.

At the very least he should be under house arrest with an ankle monitor

-curfew and mandatory drug testing until the verdict