Thursday, September 20, 2007
Well, we woke up to silent blue and red strobe lights this morning, hundreds of them, as the federales, along with state and local cops, silently descended like sharks upon two stores at the end of the block. In very short order, the Chicken Man and Your Stop stores were wrapped in yellow tape and agents sporting their trademarked blue raid jackets. Meanwhile, just up Federal Street in a nicely rebuilt William S. Wilson House, the front doors stood wide open, with unmarked cop cars clogging the streets. Neighbors say two men were taken away in handcuffs at the start of the 6:30 a.m. raid.
Local cops are claiming ignorance about the details, calling it "FBI warrant service."