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Somerville man charged as racist Red Line bottle thrower

Cook

Transit Police report arresting Shawn Cook, 43, of Somerville on charges he screamed racial slurs at a woman and her young child and then hurled a glass bottle at them on the Red Line on Nov. 5.

Cook, who was arrested yesterday at the Sullivan Square T stop, faces a civil-rights charge and a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, police say.

Innocent, etc.

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...according to the linked police report.

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A career loser.

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He's one of those white-as-a-ghost racists.

Someday the Transit Police will hire people who know how to work cameras & get digital surveillance footage. Just not today.

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Is he getting off with mental health counseling, or is this punishment reserved only for perps causing permanent brain damage?

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Judicial punishment is preceded by a guilty sentence or plea.

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Ok Police did their job. Now what happens to this guy ?

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He enters a process governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Constitution of the United States of America?

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