14 Arrested After Large Disturbance of Teens Gathers in Center City Philadelphia

Todd Quinones and Tim Jimenez, CBS Local (Philadelphia), April 9, 2013

It happened again. As soon as the warm weather hit, a large group of students in Center City caused a ruckus, endangered themselves, police and pedestrians.

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 10 juveniles with Conspiracy, Obstructing Highways, Failure to Disperse and Disorderly Conduct.

All 10 defendants are scheduled for a detention hearing Wednesday at the Youth Studies Center in Philadelphia.

Four other teens were also arrested by Philadelphia Police on Tuesday evening, and they are currently being processed by police.

According to authorities, 11 males and three females were arrested. {snip}

The incident happened shortly after 3 p.m. at 15th and Chestnut Streets. Police reported about 200 people in the crowd.

“It’s a concern because this a traffic hub. You’re entering into rush hour, so large pedestrian and a lot of vehicular traffic,” said Chief Inspector Cynthia Dorsey.

A few teens began fighting and moments later, dozens more started running up and down the street. {snip}

Several arrests were made after police say at least one bottle was thrown at them.

Employees of some of the businesses along Chestnut Street immediately began locking their doors.


The scene that played out on Tuesday is a repeat of similar scenes that have occurred the past few years once the warm weather breaks.


As a precaution, police kept a strong presence in the area through the evening hours.

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    • MBlanc46

      These recurring incidents in so many cities do more for the cause of separate development than all of our Internet nattering could accomplish in a decade.

      • Which is why I entertain my own theory that some behind the curtains rich guy on our side is funding World Star Hip Hop.

    • Middle Digit

      Black People + mobile social media = spontaneous crime mobs

      Big surprise.

  • sbuffalonative

    And blacks wonder why “racist” white folk don’t want them around.
    For those who can’t figure it our, it’s because of their behavior.

    • Hey, sbuffalonative, it’s got nothing to do with black people. It’s the warm weather and peer pressure.

      Poor Lowiqvious and Shitavia were merely in the wrong place at the wrong time.


      • LastBastionOfHope

        The who?! LOL

      • race realist

        Yes, they are good kids, that were just getting their lives together and now this ..

      • jb

        Good one. You’re right Jim. Lowiqvious and Shitavia probably wanted to discuss Kantian philosophy with their fellow blacks, but rioted when whites wouldn’t let them.

    • They know exactly why, but continue to do it anyway. In the hope of causing a white person misfortune.

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  • libertarian 1234

    Anybody who thinks white rage isn’t getting widespread and more intense needs only to look on other forums when black on white attacks occur or black crime in general.

    Like the comments on the above story:


    • jane johnson

      It’s not just Philly, either. I have several city newspapers bookmarked so that I can keep up with teen trends, and the comments are very encouraging. NOLA.com is great. They recently shut down a parish jail because the inmates were having way too much fun. There’s a video showing how “students” pay off their debt to society…alcohol, pills, heroin, and guns in their jail cells. Unescorted trips to Bourbon St. Here’s the link http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/04/post_513.html

    • MBlanc46

      I do hope that you’re right.

    • I even noticed that the lefty trolls didn’t bother too much to come post to call everybody racists.

      • Room101

        That’s because all the normal people that go to work every day paying all the taxes are well acquainted with the fact that we can be let go at any time if we screw up.
        When the S H T F, God help us all.
        It’s not IF, it’s WHEN.

        • khesanh67-68

          God helps those who help themselves…

  • The__Bobster

    The Philly murder rate was down 30% this year compared to last year. Then again, it’s been very cold this year….until yesterday. I expect the NAPA’s will play catchup.


    • sbuffalonative

      One reason I appreciate winters in the north east is because I know I can walk down the street without hearing obnoxious loud music blasting from windows and from porches and I’m less likely to have to deal with miscreants milling about. After the summer, I welcome the winter. No for relief from the heat but the relief from minorities.

      • brengunn

        Do they dislike the cold more than white people?

        • Vyncennt

          They dislike the cold quite a bit more than white people and make no secret about it. Ask one. They’re not shy about that particular subject.

          • MBlanc46

            Ask me. You’ll get the same answer.

          • Erasmus

            I worked with a number of inner city black kids as a camp counselor decades ago, and most of them were scared to be in the woods at night. Very strange.

          • ye ol’ swampyankee

            Yes, black kids outside the south are so urbanized that nature to them seems, unnatural and unsafe.

          • PesachPatriot

            I used to work at a summer day camp when I was younger too. The majority of the kids were anglo/irish/italian white, jewish and a few asians and hispanics…the few black kids from the city became uncomfortable when we started the campfire at sunset on our overnight(the once a month outdoor sleepover on camp property)….I felt bad for them because they lived in a giant electrified urban metropolis and none had ever seen most of the stars or a full moon or fireflies in a sky not ruined by light pollution.

            It amazed me that kids who came from some of the most dangerous neighborhoods on the east coast where gunshots, ambulance and police sirens were the normal background noise were terrified by the roar and crackle of a campfire and the call of bullfrogs and owls. I asked one of them what they were so afraid of because everyone else was having a pretty good time laughing, running around, making hot dogs and roasting marshmallows. They told me it was because they had heard stories from older brothers and cousins that the headless horseman(from the legend of sleepy hollow) was real and would claim their souls and skulls for the devil if they were outdoors under a full moon outside of the city. I informed them that the headless horseman was only a character in a book written a long time ago(one of my favorite pieces of american literature) and that I knew the magic words to send him back to the forest in case he did show up. This calmed them down and stopped the crying(they were boys and girls between the ages of 10 to 13) but they were still uneasy the entire night every time someone stepped on a twig or heat lightning flashed in the sky.

        • sbuffalonative

          It’s not about them not liking the cold. When it’s cold, they don’t hang around outside so I don’t have to deal with them.
          In warmer locations, they would be out all year. The winter is just a break from having to deal with them.

          • brengunn

            Yes, I knew that from documentaries about gun violence in Chicago but I was just wondering whether they dislike the cold weather more than us even though they are acclimatized the same as us. In other words, are they biologically less suited to the North than white people.

          • stewardofthemystery

            They like shooting each other more than than they dislike the cold.

          • MBlanc46

            I doubt it. The Chicago winter discourages everyone from loitering outdoors between November and May.

          • Middle Digit

            Think about it. Our ancestors were forced to survive in the harsh Northern European winters. We had to take care of our families during these times or they would die. This is why natural selection favored more intelligent males in Europe. In Africa the weather was warm, food was freely available, and you could just go from female to female fathering children. You wouldn’t have to stick around to ensure their survival. This is why natural selection did not favor more intelligent Africans, because intelligence wasn’t required for them to flourish. I have heard this theory referred to as the “Sun People / Ice People theory”. It certainly makes sense.

          • sbuffalonative

            If they didn’t like the cold, there would be no blacks or Hispanics in the north and north-east.
            This is something that I talk about regarding Puerto Ricans. They live on an island ‘paradise’ but they flood into New York city, primarily, then they branch out around the state.
            I have to wonder why these people leave PR when the winter weather is so much better than the WW in NYC and the north-east. NY doesn’t have high job growth either. Why are they coming? It’s not because of the weather. It has to be our generous government handouts. So they will put up with cold weather as long as they get government money. The weather only helps to keep them off the streets for a few months.

        • PesachPatriot

          When I lived in the north you could walk through pretty rough neighborhoods from november to march after dark without any fear or hesitation at all. In the north only the most career oriented unlicensed pharmaceutical salesman would be outside during the winter months. I now live in a state that has a subtropical environment pretty close to that of africa or the caribbean. The crime and shenanigans never stops or even slows up down here except for maybe one or two weeks a year during the winter when it does get pretty cold at night.

      • ye ol’ swampyankee

        The minority contact problem is easily solved in Upstate NY. Just avoid the cities and areas immediately adjacent to them and you’ll be treated to all the whiteness you can handle all year long.

    • Pelayo

      Perhaps the reporting of the rate went down.

      I always enjoy the semantic acrobatics that are used i.e. the “students began fighting”. Were they fighting among themselves or is that another code word for attacking non-Black?

      “Endangering themselves” was also cute. As if any of us would really give a s–t about whether they endangered ” themselves”.

  • Old Right

    The media won’t refer to them as “blacks,” because that might lead to stereotyping against blacks..

    Has it occurred to anyone that labeling them as “teens” might lead to stereotyping against teens, as if all teens committed such acts?

    • The__Bobster

      So call them “teenapers” instead.

    • student


    • Erasmus

      Too late. Everyone’s already figured out. By refusing to call a spade a spade, the media doesn’t make blacks appear more acceptable to others. They only make it more obvious to everyone that the media is not to be trusted.

  • Robert Binion

    This writing is passé. The new AP style manual recommends “an exaltation of teens.”

    • “Undocumented gathering.”

    • IKantunderstand

      Maybe it should be something more on the lines of a “murder of crows”.

  • The__Bobster

    Newer reports on this story indicate that two people in the crowd were shot. Funny how the media missed this little fact the first time around.

  • khesanh67-68

    I agree with most if not all of these comments, but I also think the existance of these kids is awefull. Here they are on the cusp of their adult lives and they have zero prospects and no hope. Nothing that can be done to them can have the slightest effect on their behavior other than all out total brutal force. They’re done.

    • they have zero prospects and no hope

      And now you know why they have zero prospects and zero hope, because of the way they are.

      All of you are familiar with my catch phrases: Crime causes poverty, poor people have poor ways.

    • So CAL Snowman

      Oh please, they have it made here in America compared to their black brothers and sisters living in Africa. Even in the ghetto they have access to shiny rims, BMWs, white women, video games, movies, Nike shoes, TVs, sail fones, etc. They don’t care about “hope” are you kidding me?? They have no visions of a brighter future because they can’t think that far in advance.

      • student

        shiny rims

      • MBlanc46

        Of course, getting all of those goodies usually requires them to engage in crime. Beyond that, they have little hope.

    • Vyncennt

      Then brutal force would seem to be the solution. It is a method they understand well and utilize to their favor whenever they have the numbers and political clout to employ it.

      • khesanh67-68

        Yes, it is the only way.


      Something can be done. Deportation so they no longer have to endure White Racism.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Who was it who ensured that by being disruptive in school – when they bother to attend class at all – that they have no prospects?

    • CharlesFinley

      Yes, the existence of bantus is awful. It’s awful for the REST of us. And I could not possibly care any less about their prospects or level of hope.

      • khesanh67-68

        As usual, I didn’t make myself clear. I can see how some of you might’ve thought my comment was some wishywashy nonsense. Just an observation. They’re done probably in infancy. Just haven’t got their legs up underneath them yet.

      • TeutonicKnight67

        By now one would think that ALL whites couldn’t care less but sadly that is not the case. I’m with you, I don’t give a damn what any Bantu wants, thinks or feels.

  • A message to all of you flash mobsters: There are a couple of groups I would like you to meet. One of them is called, the Students for a Democratic Society, and the other is the Coalition to Shut Down Amren.

  • Ralph

    Those darn fun loving “teens,” again. Say, is there any other identifier that might account for their behavior other than their age? Race? Nah, that isn’t relevant, is it?

    Actually, folks, Genes Are Us. You cannot talk intelligently about humans without knowing their race, any more than you can talk about dogs without knowing their breed.

    • Bill

      Very good analogy. Wish I’d thought of it.

      • Ralph

        Thanks. Feel free to use it without attribution. It even forces some liberals to question their internalized false beliefs that race doesn’t exist.

        Here’s another one: Race is to human as breed is to dog as variety is to rose.

    • a multiracial individual

      It is uncontroversial among zoologists to rank the intelligence of dogs. Border Collies are the most cognitively gifted breed. If I remember correctly, dogs share more genetic material than humans.

  • APaige

    Teens + warm weather = crime (excuse equation)
    Blacks = crime (truth equation)

  • Dick Swett

    It’s funny how the warm weather only causes the “teens” to riot.

    • Room101

      If it ever stops snowing in Minneapolis, the thugs will be shooting their own babies again over on the North Side.
      Baby Mommas and Maybe Daddies throw defenseless little black toddlers into scalding-hot water, put them in the oven, the microwave, you name it.
      Human life is very cheap to Africans.
      That’s as it should be.

  • Bill

    “students”, “juveniles”, “teens”. Ni**ers is what they are. It’s what they always are. A student is one who is in school, trying to obtain an education, NOT somebody on the street attacking citizens and throwing bottles at cops. If it was a totally mixed and random crowd doing these things, of a certain age, you might get away with calling them juveniles or teens in the aggregate. But it’s not. It’s always Bantus doing it. Always. I absolutely HATE the media. I have more respect for the skunk who comes around at night than I do anybody from the media, and frankly the skunk smells better.

    • MBlanc46

      Fortunately, most people who see these stories (especially those who live near the cities involved) know just who the perps are.

    • Erasmus

      We all hate the media. But, take heart. Pretty much everyone now knows to take the official garbage spouted by the media with a big grain of salt.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Des Moines is actually starting their “Euphemism Enforcement” a month earlier this year:


    • MBlanc46

      I suspect that the good people of Des Moines know which juveniles are meant.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      New Definition of “Teen” from the People’s Democratic Totalitarian Thought Militia’s Central Planning and Mind Reading Committee:

      Black between the ages of around 10 to 30 often found to be the sole ethnic participants in lawless roving bands who as victims of evil white racism attack and destroy their communities and seek out vengeance on those who are responsible. Never to be referred to as “black”, lest negative racist stereotypes be promulgated.

      Whites between the ages of 11 and 19, inclusive, to be hereby referred to as “adolescent racists” and targeted for self critical education.

  • student


  • RisingReich

    Yup – it’s marauding ‘youf’ season. Although in Phily it seems to be becoming an all-season type of ‘event’

  • Hunter Morrow


  • Phineas

    howler monkeys! it’s genetic

  • LastBastionOfHope

    They really will make any excuse to absolve blacks, wait I’m sorry, “youths” of any responsibility. Next we will hear “More Chevy cars have been parked in the street today, and again more youth crime!”. Clearly an abundance of parked Chevy cars is the reason. Wait, what? Exactly.

  • DragropeJustice

    Google “whitey survival guide: flash mob edition.” Forward.

    • Nathanwartooth

      The Obama slogan of “Forward!” was a great idea.

      Most people don’t know that it was a communist slogan and used repeatedly in Animal Farm.

      Then when people called him on it they would look insane. Think about it. If a person has no idea of history or communism or hasn’t even read Animal Farm they would think that linking a new slogan they have never heard to communism is crazy.

      Forward, comrades!

      (And I know that you meant forward as in “pass it along” but I started thinking about the phrase and here we are.)

      • DragropeJustice

        Careful. It was also Mussolini’s slogan. Avanti!

  • MBlanc46

    It’s interesting and encouraging that they’re being charged with conspiracy. If they start drawing long sentences, it might cause some of them to “think” twice about this sort of thing. If not, they go to prison for a long time. Either way, we win.

    • Does anyone actually think that blacks doing long prison bids are spending all that time thinking about what they did? First off, many don’t think they did anything wrong, that they’re victims of the big bad system or of rotten circumstance. Or, if they actually acknowledge they did anything wrong, thinking about it would only take a few seconds, because most violent crimes can be explained by one or more of the concepts the Catholic Church calls the seven deadly sins.

      • MBlanc46

        I was referring to “thinking” before getting on the bus and going downtown to riot. I know we’re not talking about the sharpest tacks in the box, and their impulse control isn’t maximal, but if some of these “teens” start drawing serious time for their antics, it might discourage others from doing likewise, for fear of similar result.

  • Jefferson

    If warm weather causes people to commit crimes, how come San Diego and Honolulu for example do not have a higher per capita murder rate than Detroit and Chicago ?

    Than again most people in San Diego and Honolulu do not look Hussein Obama’s late son Trayvon Martin.

  • LastBastionOfHope

    Doesn’t this mean that warm weather is racist? If it puts only black people under a spell, that’s definitely racist! I’m organizing a “Warm weather is just a cover for KKK” rally. Who’s with me?

    • Nathanwartooth

      Global warming is a secret plot by the KKK to get Blacks to form mobs so that they look bad.

  • solve kin lessing

    Mitchell Symeir, Tymere Wilder, Rashaun Green, and Kenyatta Long, all 18
    years old, were charged with conspiracy, obstructing highways, failure
    to disperse, and disorderly conduct.

  • exLeftist

    Take notice of all the commenters on that page who are telling it like it is.

    • Bad_Mr_Frosty

      Wow, they sound totally fed-up, can’t say I blame them.

  • Mik1970

    So glad I left that jungle.Used to see movies on Chesnut Street all the time.When humans still lived there.I love you even more now Salt Lake City(home now)

    • Tim

      “Down in Utah the guys and I dig a city called Salt Lake…”-Brian Wilson

  • Michael Mason

    African stampedes always happen when it’s most hot out.

    • IstvanIN

      Forsythia bloom, insects hatch, birds return and Africans riot, ah, the signs of spring.

  • bigone4u

    Imagine how much worse black behavior is going to get if global warming is real. Forget about sea levels rising, cities flooded, crops destroyed, hurricanes, etc. The worst part of global warming would be black “teens” outside all day all year culturally enriching elderly defenseless whites.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    In Latin America they hire guys with shotguns to deal with “teens” who disrupt commerce.

    They got some things right down there.

    • IstvanIN

      The problem is, when society reaches the point where you need marksmen just to run a shop that society isn’t worth much, such as Latin America and its lack of civilized behavior.

  • [Guest]

    Ah, sweet memories of youth! Just think back upon those good ol’ student days of warm-weather ruckuses in which you endangered yourselves and the police.

  • race realist

    Amazing, it’s the “weather” that brings BLACK teens out to disrupt everyday life ..
    Course ,it has nothing to do with they way they are brought up or rather simply, the sign of the times, after years of indoctrination ..

  • Stories like this always remind me of the scene in the movie Death Wish 3 when Charles Bronson comes out and faces a mob of gang bangers with a Browning .30 cal machine gun.