The U.S. Park Police SWAT team showed up at the home of libertarian
activist Adam Kokesh on Tuesday night and carried him away in handcuffs.
The rather predictable raid followed Kokesh posting a video
to YouTube on Independence Day that showed him loading shells into a
shotgun in Washington D.C. as part of a personal protest against gun
Officers ransacked the home, but it is unknown if they found the gun
Kokesh possessed while filming the video. His housemates also claim that
officers used unnecessary force during the raid.
Kokesh was charged with possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms while
possessing a firearm and awaits an arraignment scheduled for Thursday