Teen Gets 10 Years for Fatal Punch

Reg Chapman, CBS Minnesota, February 6, 2014

After 17 months of waiting, a family finally learned how much time the man who killed their son will be in prison.

A Stearns County judge sentenced 18-year-old Jesse Smithers to 10 years on Thursday. Smithers admitted to delivering the deadly punch in a St. Cloud alley almost a year and a half ago.

On Sept. 21, 2012, Colton Gleason was walking with friends when a car pulled up, and Smithers got out and punched him. Colton died after falling and hitting his head.

His father, John Gleason, says the pain, bitterness and hurt his family feels did not go away with the sentencing of the man responsible for his son’s death.

“We’ve been given a life sentence by this cowardice attack and murder of our son,” John said. “He’ll serve very few short years and he’ll be back out again, and our son is gone forever.”

John says his son was the victim of a deadly “knockout game.”

“This group was out there and their intentions were very clear. This is unprovoked. They stopped and they saw someone they thought they could victimize,” he said. “Colton didn’t have a chance to even turn and defend himself when somebody blind-sided punched him.”


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  • IstvanIN

    Whites aren’t worth very much in 21st century Amerika.

    • Magician

      And meanwhile black men are the greatest thing ever happened to obese white women

  • mobilebay

    I think anyone who is convicted in these savage “knockout games,” needs to spend about 25 years in prison. If it causes a death, then they should be charged with 1st degree murder.

    • Pelagian

      Criminal makes a un-apology: “a complete accident”.

      Should be Life in prison. Period. Its an assault of deadly force, as was proved here. In the old days, that would be a death penalty, easy. An unprovoked sucker punch attack? Are you kidding??

      This video is heartbreaking. Perhaps more so than anything Ive seen on Amren.

      “Little more than 5 years in prison”. Youve got to be kidding me?? Is this judge trying to smoke out a lynch mob?

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        Nay, should be death if the victim dies. I think a session in “Old Sparky” would be a fitting way to execute him, and let the family throw the switch.

        • sshadow

          If I was his brother I would shut up and hope for an early release.

          • John R

            ….or the father….

  • D.B. Cooper

    So many potential problems are avoided if you only follow this basic rule…

    • slash345


      That photo is epiiiiiiic

      fav’d for future use

  • dd121

    Why not life without parole? The perp is obviously a menace to society (and whites).

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      Why not keep his butt in jail just long enough to clean him off and clean him out and then harvest him for transplant parts? It saves the cost of housing and feeding him for years, satisfies the principle of an eye for an eye and benefits any number of other people.

      • dd121

        Sounds nice, but I don’t think our laws support that kind of punishment.

        • PvtCharlieSlate

          IIRC, the Constitution prohibits any punishment that cruel AND unusual, not OR unusual. Besides, when the harvesting happens he’s already beyond any pain. It might also somewhat ease his conscience to know that his death will be the means of saving other people’s lives.

          • texasoysterman

            The problem with his race is, they have no conscience. One of many things they lack.
            This guy is just thinking (?) about being off the streets for a few years. He may feel bad about that until he gets to lockup where he’ll be reunited with his homies.

          • PvtCharlieSlate

            The business of “easing his conscience” is more of a selling point for arguing with liberals who reflexively oppose capital punishment than anything else. I really don’t care about his mental condition so long as his physical condition is adjusted to room temperature.

      • DNA Explains It All

        Make hog feed of him, I don’t know anyone who would ever want his “parts”.

        • PvtCharlieSlate

          We can make hog feed out of whatever is left over.
          A young and healthy liver/heart/kidney/lung from an anonymous source can save someone’s life. You could even give the recipient the option of refusing an organ from a convicted prisoner.

      • John R

        I like the Chinese system: Shoot the perp, and charge his family for the cost of the bullet.

        • PvtCharlieSlate

          Shoot the SOB and then harvest the parts. Charge his family for the bullet and the surgery.

          • John R

            Even better. But then execute by hanging, not lethal injection. The drug might infect the other organs and make them unusable for the deserving recipient. Yep, I like your idea even better.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Why not the death penalty — administered swiftly and without mercy, just as the killer administered death to his innocent victim.

      If I were the mother of this young man, and I DO have a 20 year old son, I would demand NOTHING LESS.

    • Magician

      Sounds appropriate

      Or at least four decades so he won’t be biologically able to commit any practical crime

      • DNA Explains It All

        Single dirt cheap, cast lead bullet to the back of his monkey head.

  • MekongDelta69

    First sentence is about the family of the murderer. Typical.

    Black guy kills White guy = 10 years
    White guy kills black guy = Death by hanging, firing squad, electric chair, gas chamber, being drawn and quartered.
    Bring him back to life.
    Do it all over again…
    And again…

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    A 20-year-old college student died after being struck by a single punch while protecting two female friends from a carload of attackers in a quiet Minnesota college town.

    Why wasn’t this a case of First Degree Murder?

    10 years and out in five for “good behavior?”

    Shows how White life has been devalued with such a light sentence for murder — while the media continue to call premeditated, racially targeted, deadly assaults a “game” or claim it doesn’t exist.

    This tragedy has changed Gleason’s family forever. All they have now are the memories of a 20-year-old that was loved by so many.

    I have a 20 year old son and cannot imagine the pain and grief the Gleason family must be feeling, first to lose their precious son and then for their son’s killer to receive such a light sentence.

    His father, John Gleason, says the pain, bitterness and hurt his family feels did not go away with the sentencing of the man responsible for his son’s death.

    ’We’ve been given a life sentence by this cowardice attack and murder of our son,’ John said. ‘He’ll serve very few short years and he’ll be back out again, and our son is gone forever.’

    • Glad you’re back!

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble


        I’ve been trying to stay one step ahead of the Thought Police and Cultural Marxists.

        One of these days, Mr. Scott, I will tell you how comments from you, OZ, rjp, and Flanders21 stopped me within seconds of deleting my Disqus account.

        If you hear a LOUD V-Star revving up outside your condo — that’s Me. I’m learning to handle the beast right now and will be getting my motorcycle license soon.

        I’d like to find those guys who go and rev up their bikes when jerks like Quantelle X (or whatever the hell his name is) start speaking.

        • You shouldn’t delete your Disqus account. Love is never a crime: only the lack of it.

          I would certainly miss you. I miss the old regular poster here, “Margaret”.

        • Katherine McChesney

          Be careful. I lost a friend a few weeks ago whose motorcycle hit black ice during a storm in Nashville.

          As for Quanell X, I google the video occasionally to laugh at his obvious confusion and cowardice when bikers confronted him. It’s great for entertainment.

          Stay safe.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    He should be hanged. He took the life of another out of sheer malice. Why should his be spared???

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      The family of Colton Gleason has been dealt a death sentence.

      Their young son was murdered by a psychopathic who will be “out in five” for good behavior” to carry on his life of crime while they will never again have their son.

      This is one * -up justice system.

      • Probably six years and eight months, less time served. I believe most states allow parole on a violent crime after 2/3 of the sentence is done. It is still a complete shame.

        • DNA Explains It All

          And those years in working out and eating will make him an even more formidable monster than when he went in. All funded by the people he has and WILL victimize again. Disgusting, upon conviction this ape should have been knelt down right there in the court and BLAM.

  • JohnEngelman

    Yeah, it was an accident all right. He got caught.

    I am glad that the mainstream media is beginning to report on black on white crime.

  • Romulus

    Only when whites exact vengeance en masse for each and every UNwarranted attack, will things start to go our way.
    Might makes right!! Always has, Always will.
    What we are lacking is the (ballz) will to do what must be done. It isn’t as if there hasn’t been any number of incidents to act as a catalyst for white unity.

    When will enough be enough!

  • Spartacus

    He should’ve gotten a bullet in the head, along with all the other darkies .

  • Geo1metric

    RIP “equal justice under the law”.

  • libertarian1234

    “John says his son was the victim of a deadly “knockout game.”

    The media has successfully hid the fact that these attacks are expressions of anti-white hatred and have nothing to do with a game. By doing that they have taken the racial factor out of it.

    Since they couldn’t keep all these many incidents quiet, they did the next best thing, which is to pretend as if nothing about them have to do with race.

    Amazing isn’t it? A black hate-filled thug is cruising the streets polar bear hunting and comes upon a white who he immediately assaults, then flees the scene, and he gets only ten years for a murder that was based in racial hatred.

    And the deterioration continues as does the immense amount of black support from the media, which helps to a great extent to assure all of it continues unabated.

  • DNA Explains It All

    Anyone want to bet that the ONE WHITE knockout “playa” gets more time for his NON-LETHAL punch? And the white guy punched someone in life’s sunset, not a promising young man. What kind of life has the elderly black man led (that is still going on, most likely as a parasite)?

  • willbest

    I miss Australia as a concept. It would be nice to have an island someplace where we set up a naval blockade and just drop these people in. Also, be a nice place to deport people to.

    • bilderbuster

      Deport all Africans to Antarctica.

      • PvtCharlieSlate

        That’s kind of rough on the penguins.

      • The bottom of the ocean is larger in area, and so is the moon.

        • bilderbuster

          OK then.
          We’ll populate the Marianas Trench with then so we don’t pester the penguins or have to see a black blemish when we look at the moon.
          As bad as Blacks are they shouldn’t be able to bother anyone there.

  • LACountyRedneck

    If I were father to the victim, I’d wait 5 years and pay Smithers a visit.

    • M&S

      Then you would get life or the needle for 1st Degree Premeditated Murder and nothing that other whites felt or said about your situation would save you from the law.

      And your wife and whatever is left of your family would have to learn to live without your benefit, surviving on their own in an increasingly dangerous world.

      I hope this man had many children and that he works even harder to invest in their future, driven as he must be by the fact that he cannot give Colton anything more but that he can _still give something_ to his legacy.

      What he, as we, need to do is exact a Jewish Revenge which is to say: Live Well.

      Because, from my perspective, the definition of Living Well is withdrawing all contact from these lesser peoples and watching them return to the bestial existence they had in Africa until they eventually have nothing at all and die out, alone.

      And we had better get to it, as a function of privatizing all our business, real estate, education and services to serve whites only. Because we are being outbred and forcibly leavened with unwanted admixtures in our midst.

      Something which can only stop when whites take matters in their own hands and begin an exclusionist policy of living among and dealing with only ourselves.

      As a side note, I would like to think that every self defense course out there now has lessons in ‘how to avoid the sucker punch’.

      By keeping your head on a swivel, never walking alone, sectoring scan arcs, training combat reflexes as block-attack same moves and always being on the lookout for the decoy baiter who distracts the attack from the back.

      All of which will help. But only to the extent that it is a step on a journey.

      To a homeland for whites only.

      To the media I say this: YOU are directly responsible for every white injury or death that would not have occurred but that you refused to provide a public service warning of what mass black attacks are about and how many there really are.

      If you are white, your conscience should be _drowning_ in guilt until you recant and begin to act with public responsibility towards your position of trust in providing NOTIFICATION of every crime that happens, with full details.

      • libertarian1234

        “To the media I say this: YOU are directly responsible for every white injury or death that would not have occurred but that you refused to provide a public service warning of what mass black attacks are about and how many there really are.”

        Absolutely right.

        Besides the entertainment industry they are our biggest enemies.

        I hope everybody has that thought uppermost in their minds when payback time gets here.

      • LACountyRedneck

        5 years for murder. Perhaps the next “Knock-out” killer will get 3 years. Years ago a boy was molested and his father put a bullet in the man’s head. That guy received 5 years probation. I know times have changed but Whites need to develop a reputation. “And your wife and whatever is left of your family….” The wife and I have already spoken about this. I respect your methods and I know you respect mine. The killer of my children would be much better off staying in prison. 5 years. What an insult.

        • M&S

          What can I say?
          Plan it out, don’t get caught or you will find out exactly how unfair the justice system is for whites who defend their own.
          This isn’t ‘A Time To Kill’, you would not be cheered but could easily end up making whites out as deserving to be further demonized.
          And we will need people like you for when the real fighting starts and there are no more rules. Only the dead and the standing.
          Lastly, I have no desire whatsoever, to develop a ‘reputation’ for dealing with blacks. Harshly or otherwise.
          Because that’s always going to be a challenge to someone who has got nothin’, lookin’ to be someone, at my expense.
          If they are not a part of our society, it doesn’t matter what they do to themselves. And I will accept nothing less than that outcome.
          But if you let them drag you down to their level by making it personal, they win.
          It’s like chasing a pig in a mud wallow, the animal squeals and snorts and has a generally good ol’ time because being dirty is their natural state.
          You just end up looking tired, humiliated and beaten.
          You have your ways. But if you’re gonna do it, make sure you stay clean. Nothing is worth hating so much that you have nothing left when it’s over.
          Fight for the living. Respect the dead.

          • LACountyRedneck

            I don’t hate anyone. Just protecting my own. “You would not be cheered….” Are you kidding me? You think I’m looking for approval by collecting the price for murdering my child? “You just end up looking tired, humiliated and beaten.” I couldn’t be in more disagreement with your comment. I’m not calling you a coward or not caring for your own children. But we need to be just a little more aggressive and assertive. That’s been lacking. We have plenty of the passive types. Plenty.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            Agreed, the battle is out there with THEM, not between us.

  • Critic_of_Leviathan

    If I were the parents of Colton Gleason, urban yufe Jesse Smithers would receive the death penality. . . on the day of his release.

    In the subsequent trial of the parents, if I were a member of the jury, I would automatically vote “not guilty.”

    • If someone did that to my daughter, I’d kill him as soon as he got out: no problems.

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        You and me both, and rest assured, I would make sure his last breath will be the end of a nightmarish demist for him. He will be begging for his sorry excuse for a life. I do not have children, but I still have loved ones who would be easy targets for these vermin.

        • T.J. Jackson

          It’s high time to stop coddling these spooks of the hate crime (game) . .as it’s called .
          I wish White people would get POed and start
          reprisals upon the enemy..

          • libertarian1234

            Many of us have been patiently waiting for that to happen.

        • Me too. My mother is 71. I’m built like a drill instructor, with hands even she says look like they belong on a serial-killer, so nobody bothers her while we are together, but I can’t be with her all the time. My wife is small, even for a Japanese, but I can’t be with her 24/7, either.

    • libertarian1234

      Yes, jury nullification is still a tool that can be used.

      Of course if I were on the jury my “no” vote for not guilty would be because I didn’t think the state proved their case.

      And if they were caught on camera for their revenge actions, and confessed besides, I’d stick to my guns and say that they were tortured into confessing and my sincere belief is that the video tape was altered.

  • Truth Teller

    He will be out in 5 years with half time off for good behavior. He could also convert to some form of black Christianity and get even earlier parole.

  • slash345

    One of these days the chickens are going to come home to roost and the blacks are going to have alot of regrets.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a mistake. When will liberals realize that the only way to significantly minimize black-on-white crime is by means of lynching, the KKK and Jim Crow?

    • T.J. Jackson

      The colored race has called out the white man . . .
      “challenged us to fight”! . . .and it seem all the White team can do is sit back and cogitate the reason why . . . in the mean time our race is getting the feathers knocked out of them ..BS
      I hope you know this violence will only get worse if we don’t nip it in the bud . . . if you don’t mind becoming a punching bag . . . .do nothing …

  • dave

    If a white guy did this to a black man ,he would be giving the death penalty.

  • Alexandra1973

    I’d say it’s time to make some windchimes. Play the knockout game, and you get to play the hanging game. Or the shootout game (firing squad).

    • Who Me?

      How about the “Fried Ni66er Game” (electric chair)?

      • Alexandra1973

        Call it the Fried Chicken Game. Because they’re chicken enough to attack in packs.

  • T.J. Jackson

    He’s one of them light skinned coloreds . . .no wonder he’s angry, not even dark colored negroes like them as equals . . .

  • John R

    Could get out in five years! Don’t tell me the justice system is “unfair to minorities”! I am going to leave it at that, or I might write something I will be sorry for later. I can’t even find the words to describe my outrage. Please let me just leave it at that.

  • Brian Cooper

    I have been looking at the pictures of the victim and the perpetrator and unfortunately, the world loses again because the one who I think would make the best contribution to the worlds gene pool, no longer is with us. The world will be ‘blessed’ in a few years time when Smithers will no doubt sow his seed and reproduce. More sub-humans for the white man to support.

    I just sit here and shake my head.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Ellie Nesler is one of my heroes.

  • Ella

    It sounds like Nordic laws to me except Jesse is no Germanic. I don’t know how parents can live with a senseless tragedy like this. Most parents fear an accident but never this.


      No, believe me friend. When living near a highly groidified area, yes parents most certainly do fear this.

  • wildfirexx

    Hopefully, the Aryan Brotherhood will show him how the knockout game is played in prison.

    • Those AB guys are no joke.

      • libertarian1234

        Unlike the black and Hispanic knuckle-draggers, they’re VERY clever.

  • JohnEngelman

    He will be out in five years. Then he will do it again. There is no point in trying to rehabilitate that kind.

    • He’ll probably fail a random drug test while on parole, still stay outside and then kill someone’s elderly mother. After that, we will be told that Smithers “never had a chance”.

      Almost everyone I knew “inside” has gone back. I knew I had to get over my old wrath if I was going to have any chance at life. The taxpayers probably paid about $120,000 to have me locked up for three years, so the way I see it, if I don’t do things right, their money and my time and misery were both wasted. Both would be a complete shame.


    It’s not meant to be justice. At least not for Colton Gleason. This is Eric “my people” Holder’s justice for Jesse Smithers the real victim in his eyes.

  • Earl Turner

    Too bad we didn’t get to see his 400 pound ghetto walrus mother (or grandmother or “untee”) crying for the TV cameras about how unfair the sentence was to her “good boy” who “dint do nuffin” and “ain’t mint ta hurts nobody”. That’s always good for a laugh until you realize that we’ve spent hundreds of thousands of tax dollars on the food stamps and welfare and housing etc. that have supported her and her spawn.

  • Massif1

    His original plea was not guilty. Blacks don’t consider committing crime against whites as a crime or so their parents say. He needs to receive a life sentence without possibility of parole.

  • Katherine McChesney

    Hopefully, he won’t make it out of prison. He could ‘get the shank’ from one of his useless ‘bruthas’.

  • tickyul

    What a deal………….he gets mega street-creds and could probably be out in 6-7 years.

  • Erasmus

    Colton Gleason: Another name to add to those of Channon Christian, Christopher Newsom, Chris Lane, Kris Kime, Fanny Gumbinger, Jonathon Foster and of all the other innocent people murdered by the diversity.

  • benvad

    That’s why I support planned parenthood and reject the anti abortion nonsense.

    That’s the reason Margaret Sanger opened up clinics in black areas first. To prevent these parasites from being born.

    • Ella

      You need to cut the generous government welfare programs in which minorities earn monies and benefits to have these children. Again, the government does one thing to only directly assert the opposite.

  • Magician

    I agree with you whoever said this is no longer a first world country. In a first world country you cannot get a sentence less than 10 years after taking away the life of an eighteen year old person.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    I’ve shot the Televitz with a 9mm pistol, and more than once. The sound of the picture tube shattering when bullets smash it is as pleasing to my ear as Beethoven’s Sixth or Ninth Symphony.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    I am all in favor of vengeance, the more brutal and merciless the better because justice has long since been revoked for whites, and not just in the U.S. You can be sure I am far from the only one who thinks that way.

  • John K

    What the hell, right? It was just whitey. We’ll give this thug 10 years and he’ll be out in five or less, have a few jailhouse tats as his “badge of honor”, get out and rape a white woman. What’s important is that we celebrate diversity. Tolerance, people! Tolerance!

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    I really am getting tired of my posts being deleted, THIS is why frankly I prefer other forums that don’t play these kinds of games. We are already staring down into the abyss, I see proof of that every day. When justice is denies to us, then we will have to take it by force, there will be no other way. In a country that is under the rule of law, there is of course no place for vigilantism, but we are a lawless nation getting more so by the day.

  • OhWow

    Imagine this reversed. White guy kills black guy. 10 years.

    Cue the hundreds of articles, outrage on TV news, and talk of how “cheap” black lives are.

    But because he was white it’s fine. No one in the MSM cares.