AO 91 Rev.11/82 CRIMINAL COMPLAINT

DISTRICT of Columbia

United States District Court
DOCKET NO. 84-0255

MAGISTRATE'S CASE NO. 0352

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

v.

William Thomas,
Robert A. Dorrough,
Ellen Benjamin, aka Ellen Thomas

Complaint for violation of Title 18 United States Code 111

NAME OF JUDGE OR MAGISTRATE OFFICIAL TITLE LOCATION

Arthur L. Burnett U.S. Magistrate Washington, D.C.

DATE OR OFFENSE PLACE OF OFFENSE ADDRRESS OF ACCUSED (if known)

6/6/84 Lafayette Park 1. No fixed address

Washington, D.C. 2. 1440 No Street, N.W., Wash., D.C.

3. No fixed address

COMPLAINANT'S STATEMENT OF FACTS CONSTITUTING THE OFFENSE OR VIOLATION:

On or about June 6, 1984, the defendants forcibly resisted, assaulted, opposed and Interfered with Officers M. O. Simons and David Haynes, officers of the United States Park Police, in the performance of their official duties.

BASIS OF COMPLAINANT'S CHARGE AGAINST THE ACCUSED:

On 6/6/84, the undersigned and George Washington, an employee of National Capital Park, went to Lafayette Park where they observed seven individuals who were identified by the undersigned lying on the ground in the park. Dorrough resisted when he was told he could not go back to the area in which he was lying down. As the undersigned arrested Dorrough, Thomas was yelling and screaming obsenities. Thomas was told he was under arrested and when attempts to arrest him were made he resisted and started swinging and struggling with the undersigned and Officer Simons. He eventually was subdued on the pavement by the undersigned and several uniformed Secret Service officer As Benjamin Tomas was being arrested she resisted, assaulting the undersigned and Officer Simons.

MATERIAL WITNESSES IN RELATION TO THIS CHARGE:

SIGNATURE OF COPLAINANT (official title)

Being duly sworn, I declare that the foregoing is true /s/David Haynes USPP/ DI 393

correct to the best of my knowledge. OFFICIAL TITLE David Haynes, Officer

Arthur L. Burnett, Sr. U. S. Park Police

Sworn to before me and subscribed in my presence

SIGNATURE OF MAGISTRATE DATE

/S/Arthur L. Burnett
JUN 6, 1984


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