St. Louis Bosnian Woman Who Claimed Hate Crime Is Charged with Making False Report

Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 16, 2014

A Bosnian immigrant has been charged with making a false police report after claiming three black teenagers threatened to kill her in the Bevo Mill neighborhood because of her ethnicity.

Police said Monday that a surveillance video from a nearby business shows Seherzada Dzanic, 26, of the 4400 block of Gannett Street, just get out of her car and lie in the street shortly before a passing driver found her Dec. 5.

At the time, Dzanic told police three black men in their late teens to early 20s had walked in front of her vehicle about 5:25 a.m. along the 4600 block of Lansdowne Avenue. She said one of them pulled a gun on her when she tried to pass them, then opened her passenger door and went through her purse.

She also told police that one of the men pushed her to the ground, kicked her and had asked where she was from. She said she told them she was European.

“You’re a (expletive) liar. You’re Bosnian. I should just kill you now,” she claimed they told her, according to an account at the time by St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.

She claimed she lost consciousness but refused medical treatment at the scene, police said.

The report had heightened tension among St. Louis Bosnians, already rocked by the killing of an immigrant by attackers using a hammer five days earlier.


According to court documents, Dzanic said she made up the story because she was suffering from “emotional issues.”

Filing a false police report is a misdemeanor. She was booked and released pending application for a warrant.

Dotson said, “It doesn’t help the current climate when people use race as the basis to report crime; it further divides our community.” He added, “It’s important to send a strong message that when people manipulate the system, there are consequences.”


Meanwhile, St. Louis County police are investigating a report from a Bosnian woman, 34, that two black men tried to rob her and called her a “(expletive) Bosnian (expletive)” about 10 p.m. Sunday along the 3900 block of Lemay Ferry Road in South County. She told police she tossed them her wallet before one of them punched her in the stomach.

Officer Shawn McGuire said the woman said one of the men threw her wallet back before running off.

McGuire said police are not labeling that incident a hate crime yet because it’s not clear the men knew she was Bosnian when they approached. He said officers found no video of that incident.



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  • dd121

    They don’t ever seem to charge blacks with filing false reports for their manufactured “attacks” on them.

    • phillyguy

      the biggest false report was by Michael Brown’s partner in crime Mr cornrow who lied saying the gentle giant had his hands up when in reality he was going after officer Wilson. why isn’t mr. Cornrow being penalized for lying

      • Sick of it

        Being descended from African kings, he has diplomatic immunity. Or some other such nonsense. Honestly, the whole system is an evil joke with genocide as the punchline.

        • Earl P. Holt III


      • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

        Exactly. Though it is wrong to lie to police, I suspect that this lady was trying to catalyze searches for suspects, as there are probably so many unreported assaults against Bosnians by Negroes. If this was indeed her intent, I wish She had said so to police. She probably failed to do so because She felt intimidated when the video came to light. A 25% increase in assaults in this neighborhood since August, and Zemir Begic’s brutal murder at the hands of three Black youth and one Hispanic wigger boy, give Bevo residents more than enough reason to be upset.

      • Juggernaut3000

        The biggest false report was by Crystal Gail Magnum who accused those boys at Duke of raping her.

        The media and DA ran with the story, no fact checking. One of the young Lacrosse player said he saw a large poster of himself on the side of a building with the word “rapist” across it.

        The media fought the false allegations, continuing to promote the false narrative, as they do with the “hands up” meme, until the proof was too hard to ignore. After that, the story was dropped like the proverbial hot potato – but not after untold damage was done to the lives of the falsely accused Duke students.

        Nothing happened to Crystal Gail Magnum for the devastation she caused.

        • Kenner

          Not until she really applied herself.

      • His lies are to blame for all the riots. Had he not lied, maybe one of the 8 black witnesses would have dared to speak to TV and told the truth publicly.

        And for being partner in strongarm robbery! Jaywalking and disobeying a lawful order of police to get onto the sidewalk are the least of his crime.

        Instead he got a government job.

    • Juggernaut3000

      They don’t ever seem to charge blacks…or homosexuals, or any non-White.

      While “hate crime” charges are drummed up regularly against Whites with the media reporting non-stop 24/7, without fact checking.

      http //www fakehatecrimes org/

      Think some out there in the media, government and academia hate Whites and want them dead?

    • SFLBIB

      They got Tawana Brawley for $185,000 and Sharpton for $345,000.

      • dd121

        Except they didn’t pay up, and nobody’s going to make them. Sharpton doesn’t pay his taxes and Bush never did anything about it.

        • SFLBIB

          See en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Tawana_Brawley_rape_allegations#Aftermath

          The tax liens came after Bush left office. So it was obama who did nothing, no surprise there.
          en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Al_Sharpton#Tax_issues

        • Earl P. Holt III

          Bush never even allowed the Justice Department to prosecute Jesse Jackson, who used money from his Tax-Exempt Foundations to support his “Baby-Momma” and bastard child in California.

          Just like George H.W. Bush’s U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Missouri not prosecuting the nigras who stole the 1991 School Board Election, where black Election Judges admitted under oath to the FBI that they forged the signatures of voters who never appeared at the polls.

          Which is why President Jeb Bush would betray us as surely as Richard III betrayed England and the House of York…

          • dd121

            The idea that another Bush might be president makes me shudder.

          • Earl P. Holt III

            Afterwards, there would be nothing left to “conserve”…

    • democracynow dot org/2014/12/17/was_key_grand_jury_witness_in

  • Okay, so can anyone tell us how that Zemir Begic murder investigation is going?

    • Tom_in_Miami

      No, and you probably won’t hear anymore about it.

    • 1stworlder

      Leftists also believe that it was a not a murder.

      • Reynardine

        Hammer time, gone wrong.

      • The dude must have committed suicide with that hammer. It must require some impressive determination to beat one’s own self to death with a hammer. Maybe he was “confused” and wanted a “teachable moment” in order to “raise awareness”.

        • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

          The men of Bevo need to form militias, and police their own streets. Any attempts at violence by Negroes should be met with swift and decisive action. When have delivered enough feral Negroids to the police in handcuffs, insisting on proper punishment for these sub-human scum, the police will have no choice but to mete out proper punishment.

      • Earl P. Holt III

        The nigras with all those hammers were merely trying to build a house nest to Begic, and miscalculated. No, really!

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      I agree. While this woman was technically wrong to lay on the ground and try to catalyze a police search, I applaud her for trying to catalyze more police action against Negro predators. After all, there is a strong problem in her neighborhood with Blacks assaulting Bosnians. Zemir Begic is dead. Another young Bosnian lady has almost become another victim of a sadistic assault aimed at her because She is White. I suspect that, by tossing the assailants her wallet, She derailed their feeble Negro minds, so the they paused, and failed to go throw with their sadistic, grisly, racist assault. They were not looking for her wallet. They were looking to maim, and possibly kill. Her sudden tossing of the wallet took them by surprise, derailing their whole sadistic plan. The police officer needs to get a clue: “Fuc*ing Bosnian Bi%ch”?? These two aspiring rappers need to be met by a couple of well armed Bosnian gents not afraid to use force to put a stop to the Negro assault on their kith and kin.

  • MekongDelta69

    [St. Louis Police Chief Sam] Dotson said, “It doesn’t help the current climate when people use race as the basis to report crime; it further divides our community.” He added, “It’s important to send a strong message that when people manipulate the system, there are consequences.”

    Unless you’re black, brown or Mooz-lim.

    • Nimadan

      If Dzanic’s lawyer is shrewd enough to play the woman, immigrant, muslim and nut cards, he’ll probably be able to get her off with a warning. Actually, when you lay out all the options, her lawyer would have to be totally inept to not get her off.

    • Christorchaos

      “It doesn’t help the current climate when people use race as the basis to report crime…. PERIOD. Yet hate crime laws exist and continue to stoke the climate.

      And … these words would never come out of a mayor for any fake or trumped up hate crime alleged against a white.

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      Dotson is surely not a Bosnian name. If this idiot is even White, he needs to grow a set of Cahonis, and address the real issue. Everything is about race with these Black assailants. White victims is what they are after. Dotson’s job needs to be occupied by a Bosnian. Their people are under attack, and Bosnians are not mired in White guilt. I’ve known a few older generation Serbs over the years. They were not fans of Negroes and their schtick.

    • Juggernaut3000

      Or homosexual, transgender or whatever trendy name they want to call themselves.

      Plenty of examples here: http //www fakehatecrimes org/

  • JackKrak

    Ok, my hand’s up for initially wanting to believe her. But our BS radars should have picked on the part about Urban Americans being aware of the existence of “Bosnia” and being able to correctly form the adjectival form “Bosnian”.

    Apart from Thomas Sowell, I don’t think any other blacks can do that.

    • phorning

      I was correct in my initial skepticism that any “teens” could have identified her as Bosnian. It does show you what immigrants learn about our culture, the fastest way to get ahead is to try to make yourself a member of a victim group.

      • Juggernaut3000

        And notice she used “Bosnian” and not White.

        Yes, immigrants learn fast.

        She was looking for a payday.

    • connorhus

      That fact that they didn’t rape her and left her there always did make the whole story fishy. Never have read of a White Female in the clutches of feral Blacks bent on crime that were not sexually assaulted unless they escaped on their own before it could happen.

    • Christorchaos

      Yeah, that adjective and the whole cadence didnt sound black too me. But I diidnt put it together. Not so much because I wanted to believe her, but because someone going to that extreme is so unexpected. And for what motive?

      • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

        Plenty of the kind of garbage She described, though, is happening. Zemir Begic is dead. I applaud her attempt to catalyze some action out of the African Mission trip idiots to start arresting some of these Negro knock-out gamers that are terrorizing her neighborhood.

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      Don’t give the jiggaboos credit. They are the barrel scrapings of humanity. The Bosnians of Bevo are under attack at their filthy Black hands, because Dontavius and Trayvonicus are sore about Michael Brown. They want to be allowed to rape and murder at will. This woman was trying to make a point. Police need to start taking far stronger action to stop the 25% rise in assaults, in Bevo, since August. I applaud her attempt to light a fire under their Leftist, African mission trip loving butt cheeks. Non-Negro Muslims slay their enemies. It is Christian Leftists who protest against law and order side by side with Africa in our Midst. They have allowed this mess that we are in, not non-Negro Muslims. Arab Muslims in Dearborn, MI, keep Negroes out of their community. The Bosnians need to do the same in Bevo.

  • RebelliousTreecko

    “Dotson said, “It doesn’t help the current climate when people use race
    as the basis to report crime; it further divides our community.” He
    added, “It’s important to send a strong message that when people
    manipulate the system, there are consequences.””

    Certainly a double standard here, as if it was a “minority” doing this, they’d be more likely to be lenient or have a teachable moment.
    Nonetheless, hate crime hoaxes are a no-no. It’s only going to make real hate crimes against Whites go unoticed even moreso than they are now.

    • IstvanIN

      Always a have a teachable moment!

    • Hoaxes perpetrated by blacks continue to be pedaled around as gospel truth, i.e., burning churches, flaming crosses, the N-word scribbled on a negroe’s car, . . .

  • paul kersey

    A black would never use the term “Bosnian”.

    • Luca

      Correct, they are limited to two syllable words. Instead of calling her ‘Bosnian’, they would have just called her a “Ho”.

      • MannyR


        • LexiconD1


      • throttler

        Or be-otch.

      • Juggernaut3000

        They would have called her “White.”

        To blacks, if someone’s not black, they’re identified as White.

    • OHDeutscheKlezmerRebel

      They would in St. Louis. In my area, thd Negroes know how to say Slovak and Serbian. I’ve heard plenty of Nig*ers say “Pol%ack”, and say it with enough anti-White venom to make any proud Polish American want to join the Klan.

      • Alexandra1973

        I’d reply to “Pollack” the same way as I would to “cracka”–“Thanks for the compliment!”

        I have a lot of Polish. 🙂

  • Tom_in_Miami

    Who’s to say that the Bosnian woman is lying? And if ““It’s important to send a strong message that when people manipulate the system, there are consequences” then why aren’t the Bantus suffering those consequences? They lie all the time about such things.

    • Store security surveillance video camera footage from nearby says she was lying. Electronic technology becomes less expensive every year, while insurance rates keep going up. Many people just aren’t bright enough to understand that if they do something weird in public, they will very likely be recorded while doing it. This benefits normal people as well as the owners and managers who install the gadgets in their businesses.

    • MrGJG

      Come on Tom, your sounding like the blacks who still think Brown had his hands up despite the mountain of evidence against. Blacks create enough havoc without us having to make any up.

      • Tom_in_Miami

        Mea Culpa. I didn’t read the article closely and made a mistake.

  • Ronald

    According to the intelligentsia, it doesn’t matter if events such as this are true or not if they provide “a learning experience”. I hope that applies equally for White people.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    This lady is pinched for feeding the police false info. Meanwhile, a good portion of this country, including politicians and media members, are running around with their hands in the air yelling, “Hands up, don’t shoot”, based entirely on the now discredited false information given to the police by Dorian Johnson and his ilk. The stark contrast in how these respective lies have been dealt with is a fine example of the racial double standard in America.

  • LACountyRedneck

    Jews claimed 6 million. Or is it now 60M?

    • JustJeff

      Oy vey! It’s 6 bazillion now you nazi!

      • LACountyRedneck

        I prefer Nazi. Not nazi. Thankyou.

        • JustJeff

          Too lazy to capitalize that time

          • LACountyRedneck

            Dat eez ok. Ve have vays to make you capitalize.
            “Is it safe?”

        • Julius Caesar

          I prefer National Socialist. And last I checked the number stood at around 6 gorillian Jews that were gassed during the Holocaust™

          • Ronald

            Well, that may be an overstatement, but it is well documented that at least one Jew was bumped into while riding on a crowded Berlin streetcar during the dark days of 1939.

          • Sick of it

            “Dresden will rue this day forever!!!!”

        • awb

          National Socialist is the correct word.

    • Ah six million . . . such a nice whole number!

    • MannyR

      And now France is being shock down for Holocaust bling. France. Mark my words they’ll be coming after us soon.

    • Alexandra1973

      At least 10 million Christians as well, from what I’ve heard. The way I see it, the Jews need to not just focus on themselves–but also remember others who died during the Roman Catholic Inquisition known as the Holocaust.

      (BTW Hitler was a good Catholic.)

  • Douglas Quaid

    Yeah, their stories just sound bogus, I mean what black is going to call someone a “Bosnian B—-“? They have no comprehension that whites can be subdivided into different ethnic groups, all they see is white guy.

  • JustJeff

    Sure that specific event might not have happened, but as our leftist friends are so keen on saying, the story reveals a deeper truth about what’s really going on.

    • It “raises awareness” and is a “teachable moment”. Also, the poor, misunderstood gal was “confused”. A massively tax-funded Bosnian-outreach program is needed in 3… 2…1…

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    What about Obama. He lies all the time and he is made a hero by the liberal left.

  • Luca

    So, will the authorities be going after Sharpton for helping phony ghetto rats file false claims in the Tawana Brawley or Duke Lacrosse cases?

  • MannyR

    So she lied, it doesn’t discount the tons of black on white murders rapes assaults and robberies that take place in this country ever week.

  • Who cares if it was all a lie? I think someone needs to riot and block traffic in major cities anyway. Please loot me something good!

    • Evette Coutier

      Pick me up one of them new 80 inch 4k tv’s and a year’s supply of French Star while your out looting.

  • TL2014

    On the upside, I’m glad it didn’t happen. On the downside, we don’t need false stories like that. Doesn’t help us.

  • RationaliseThis

    Rules for dealing with hate crime hoaxes.
    Is the hoaxer Black?-> Do nothing.
    Is the hoaxer White?-> Prosecute.

  • Evette Coutier

    If she were a black, the media and democrats would say it didn’t actually matter if the crime took place because it’s about the greater point that these incidents take place all the. We have to address the greater good of violence against this group. But she’s not black so they charge her with a crime.

  • Paleoconn

    I knew it. Like I said, most blacks probably think Bosnian is a 90s James Bond actor. If they attacked her it’s because she is White, but by the looks she made the whole thing up.

  • Kenner

    The Daily Mail said the woman with Zemir Begic claimed it was a hit, and Begic had been targeted. Yes, who wouldn’t hire a few random teens off a street corner to carry out an intra-ethnic vendetta? It sounds as if Begic’s woman saw an opportunity to finger a personal enemy.
    The lot sound about as delightful as gypsies. Or an episode of ‘Mob Wives’.

  • LHathaway

    So, this they call a hate crime. The one where someone was murdered, not a hate crime. Amerikan criminal justice in action.

  • robinbishop34

    There is a very large Bosnian community in south St. Louis. I just had my blood drawn by a Bosnian nurse at St. Anthony’s hospital. I asked her is she was Russian because of her accent and I think she was somewhat offended.

  • Rick O’Shea

    I endorse white people lying to get crimes against them which are obviously based on race hatred to be treated as such.

  • Christorchaos

    The other thing that should have tipped us off was the timing. What? 2 days after Zemir was murdered? What are the chances of that??

    Also, “The Right” is winning so many rhetorical victories lately, I wouldnt put it past the Left to raise a black op to file false reports just to muddy the waters.

  • So what it was a hoax? Haven’t we learned anything from the University of Virginia? Hoaxes are good because they call attention to real problems.

  • I do agree that she should face something for the false report, but so should many others in this area, More people of all color and races should be made example of when lying to the police, investigators, and in the courts….
    too bad our leadership seem to be favorable to a small group of people in a country that is suppose to be equal to all…..

  • Fed Up

    Looks like Blacks are not the only pathological liars in our country.

  • Earl P. Holt III

    This will get more coverage by the Corrupt Leftist Media than the poor bastard who was killed last week– in the same neighborhood — by a pack of black savages using hammers.

  • Earl P. Holt III

    THAT is a “dog bites man” story…

  • Canadian Friend

    The media only cares about this story because they can use it to say:”see the horrible things done to blacks?? blacks are victims of racism and all kinds of injustices!!”

  • gah

    There have been hundreds, and probably thousands of fake “hate crimes” reported by blacks, Hispanics, Muslims, Jews, homosexuals, and every other “minority.” How many of them have been officially charged with a crime?