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Police Raid House on Riverside Avenue in Santa Cruz, Again
Details are quite sketchy, but on August 7th, police raided a home on the 700 block of Riverside Avenue in Santa Cruz. It is the same home that was raided on February 24, 2008. In the February raid, police assert that the home, or the people who were inside of it, were somehow connected to what they proclaim are animal rights activists that held a protest that allegedly ended with a scuffle at a UC Santa Cruz researcher's house. The raid on August 7th was apparently carried out by at least the Department of Justice, FBI, and UCSC police.
A brief notice of the August 7th raid was posted to the newswire of Santa Cruz Indymedia:
Police To Serve Search Warrant on Riverside Ave. (August 7, 2008)
Police Raid Activist House in Santa Cruz (February 24, 2008)
Someone moving out of the back house
Neighbors observe the situation from their porch
These items belong to someone from the back house. There were not taken during the raid. It was strange timing that police raided the front house while people moved out of the back house.
It seems like everyone wants to become a photographer these days
Using a cellphone to take photos while driving down a residential street, where children play, is very dangerous.