Teen arrested for terrorism after posting a status on Facebook, faces 20 years

Cameron D’Ambrosio is 18-years-old and currently sitting in a jail cell on a million dollar bond for posting self-written rap lyrics on Facebook which allegedly constitutes terrorism in the new America of state censorship.  He is facing 20 years in prison.


The trouble began for the teen on May 1st, while pardoning himself from a session of school.  Who can begrudge an 18-year-old some time of leisure in the waning moments of their high school career in academia?  During this time he posted rap lyrics that he had written on his Facebook page that called The White House a ‘federal house of horror.’  However the hammer in his legal coffin came when he said:

F*** a Boston bomb.  Wait till u see the s*** i do, I’m a be famous rapping, and beat every murder charge that come across me!

According to government officials this broad statement that could have meant anything was enough to warrant arresting D’Ambrosio on charges of terrorism!  The first official statement on this matter was locally reported by valleypatriot.com.  Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon said of the arrest:

He posted a threat in the form of  rap where he mentioned the White House, the Boston Marathon bombing, and said ‘everybody you will see what I am going to do, kill people.’

Solomon went on to say:

I do want to make clear he did not make a specific threat against the school or any particular individuals but he did threaten to kill a bunch of people and specifically mentioned the Boston Marathon and the White House. The threat was disturbing enough for us to act and I think our officers did the right thing.

Because of a comment on Facebook and overzealous law enforcement (hint: no longer peace officer) an innocent young man has been held since the beginning of May on a bond his family could never afford to pay and will continue to sit in a jail cell for the duration until his first day in court which is not for many weeks.

Apparently saying, “wait till u see the s*** i do” constitutes a threat, but he never said anything.  The entire case hinges on the words ‘s*** i do.’  What is ‘s***’?  How can it be defined?  It could have very well meant he would become famous for baking brownies or attempting to run a mile in two minutes.

A large following of civil liberty activists have sprawled across this story like a raging fire, and the wonderful fightforthefuture.org can be thanked for this infusing this story with over 500,000 views in its first 48-hours of hitting the wire.

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