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Highland Park Police Say They Had Two Prior Encounters with Suspected Shooter Bobby Crimo – Confiscated 16 Knives, a Dagger & Sword


Police arrested Robert “Bobby” Crimo III yesterday following the shooting in Highland Park.

Crimo is the person of interest in the shooting that killed 7 people and injured over 30 others during Highland Park’s 4th of July parade.

An officer reportedly spotted Crimo’s vehicle and chased him to Lake Forest before apprehending him.

As The Gateway Pundit reported, research into Crimo revealed he had an extremely dark background.

Now we have information tying Crimo to progressives, socialists, Antifa and the occult.  Crimo’s social network and lifestyle are all related to the progressive movement.

Crimo has ties to the Democratic Socialists of America as noted by the tattoo on his neck.  This is the largest and fastest-growing socialist organization in the US.

Crimo also has ties to Antifa.  In one picture on social media, he shares his dark Antifa outfit.

Throughout his social media posts he shares Antifa and progressive symbology.

Evidence reveals Crimo is not a Trump supporter.  He makes fun of Trump and his followers in his social media posts.  Crimo attended a Trump event dressed up as ‘Where’s Waldo’ outfit.  This appears to be sarcasm and an attack on President 45 who may also be President 47.

His social media posts appear as if he wants to kill President 47.

We reported earlier that Crimo was ‘known to law enforcement’ before the mass shooting.

However, it gets worse.

Highland Park police reportedly had two prior encounters with the suspected shooter.

One was for a suicide attempt and the other to remove knives for a murder threat to family members.

Sgt. Christopher Covelli of the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force told reporters on Tuesday that police had been at his home one time after he was threatening to kill family members.

Police removed 16 knives, a dagger and a sword!

Forbes reported:

One took place after learning Crimo had attempted suicide in April 2019, and another occurred five months later, when a family member reported Crimo said he was going to “kill everyone” and had a collection of knives.

Officers visited Crimo’s residence in September 2019 and removed 16 knives, a dagger and a sword, but there was “no probable cause for arrest” and no complaints were signed by the witnesses, according to Covelli.
Despite having knives, a dagger, and a sword confiscated from his possession, Crimo was able to purchase multiple firearms.
But I thought red flag laws would spot mentally deranged people like this?
I guess red flag laws don’t prevent shootings and violent crime after all.
From USA Today:
The rifle recovered from the shooting scene was “similar to an AR-15” using high-velocity rounds and did not appear to be modified, Covelli said.
Crimo had purchased two rifles legally from different locations and in his name in the Chicagoland area, Covelli said. One was found at the scene and a second one was in his car. Other legally purchased firearms were recovered from his residence.
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives acted quickly to trace the weapon and determine the details of its sale, said Kimberly Nerheim, a Chicago spokeswoman for the agency.


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