Charges: Cop-killer Brian Fitch said, "I hate cops and I'm guilty"

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A passenger in a car Fitch (pictured) was driving just before he got into a shootout with police said he knew the alleged murderer as "D-Bo."
This afternoon, Brian Fitch was charged with first-degree murder (among many other charges) for allegedly killing Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick on Wednesday.

The charging documents don't make clear why Fitch, who had a warrant out for his arrest, was pulled over in West St. Paul just across the border from Mendota Heights in the first place, but allege he shot Patrick in the leg, abdomen, and head as he approached his green Pontiac Grand Am.

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Officer Scott Patrick
After speeding away from the murder scene, Fitch ditched the Pontiac for a Hyundai Veracruz he borrowed from an acquaintance. He was in that vehicle with two passengers hours later when he got into a possibly meth-fueled shootout with police near Rice and Sycamore streets in St. Paul, as the charges say "a large quantity of suspected methamphetamine" was found inside the Hyundai.

Fitch, a 39-year-old Mendota Heights resident with a lengthy criminal record, was injured during the shootout and later taken to Regions Hospital, where he was watched over by a St. Paul cop. According to the charges, Fitch told the officer, "Just to let you know, I hate cops and I'm guilty."

The story is told in two separate criminal complaints, one pertaining mostly to Patrick's murder and the other to the St. Paul shootout. To read the former, click to page two. The latter is on page three.



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JL Davenport
JL Davenport

I'm Black which means my life doesn't matter nor does the life of my children in this biased society. Cops blew a hole in the chest of a black baby when they threw a smoke grenade into its bed while he was sleeping. Doing a drug raid on the wrong house. The cops didn't care. The cops can do what they want to Black people; they body slam Black pregnant women, put almost 100 bullets into an elderly man who served this country, they beat Black teens to death all the time; hey did you hear about the innocent Black teenager that was found in the back of the police car with his hands still handcuffed yet he was shot in the head? It was ruled a suicide during police investigation. They concluded he shot himself in the head while handcuffed and made the gun disappear before he died. So I'm thinking maybe the cop shot himself and made the gun disappear before he died. Maybe this man is innocent and just hates cops like most of the sane world.

Jeremy Deysach
Jeremy Deysach

I would feel the same. But then again, I value life and I value people having a fair trial. That clearly makes me a minority here.

NatesHiggers
NatesHiggers

This must be the first non-nigger shooting of the year in MN.

Meng Her
Meng Her

This bish need to shut up

Kathie Carlson
Kathie Carlson

u have LE in your family? I do and its not a good life. Do you have any idea the hours they are away, - This scum killed a father. husband,brother, a cop. And if he killed a cop, what would make him not want to kill a non cop person. Maybe thats why they look so hard for cop kills. To save your sorry butt. Samantha you need to look at the 2005 Supreme court ruling, YOU are the first line of defence, Police have NO obligation to protect YOU! If you need 24 hour protection hire a security officer, Or get a permit to carry!

Kathie Carlson
Kathie Carlson

real mature there buddy- I hope his family sees what an a** you are.

Kathie Carlson
Kathie Carlson

How would you feel if it had been some one in your family that was killed? he killed some one in MY family, do you want to know how I really feel????

Kathie Carlson
Kathie Carlson

your right he could have missed the cop and shot some one in your family -how would you feel then? I'm pissed he shot some one in MY family.

Arielle Prinzing
Arielle Prinzing

There ARE bad cops out there. This officer was likely NOT one of them. The shooter is an unintelligent junkie who has done nothing but shame me and every good resident of Minnesota who understands that senseless shootings will do nothing but make all of our lives harder. This is why cops shoot innocent people... they are trained to always behave defensively. . As they sadly MUST do since people like this exist. :(

Teng Chu Yang Heu
Teng Chu Yang Heu

The cops probably slipped the meth in the car after the shoot out.

Jesse Nelson
Jesse Nelson

In other news, cops hate.....everyone else. Like the people they seem to be killing with alarming regularity over nothing. Of course no one seems to be saying those cops should be burned at the stake because they not only committed murder but did so as a government agent that abused the power entrusted to them.... Why is it that capricious murderers automatically get the benefit of the doubt when they are government employees with a government gun and badge? Throughout history, those tend to be the people that do the most damage.

Brian Cripps
Brian Cripps

What a duche I hope he gets raped in prison

Matt Vangsgard
Matt Vangsgard

What an idiot no need for trial send him into the gutter.

Steve Woodward
Steve Woodward

I rest my case. There are alot of comments from people glorifying this fing scumbag. I hope he hangs himself. Please dont ever call the cops people.

Brad Anliker
Brad Anliker

If you know where to buy 3 cent bullets please PM me! I agree with your sentiment though.

Brad Anliker
Brad Anliker

Hey imagine that? If the justice system would've locked this guy up long ago he wouldn't have been out in society committing more crimes!

Jeremy Deysach
Jeremy Deysach

All of you morons calling for his beating, death and torture are honestly no better than he is. What the hell is wrong with all of you and your lack of respect for life?

Jeremy Deysach
Jeremy Deysach

How does your solution make you any better than him?

Barbara Dee Machen
Barbara Dee Machen

Little bill is a racist pig and he needs to take his a$$ back to Europe

Ewell Britten
Ewell Britten

What do north mpls have to do with this I live 100 miles away and remember a white guy shot the pig in a suburb sooo....good for him

Mikey Borgstrom
Mikey Borgstrom

Career criminals do not deserve to share oxygen with the rest of society. Euthanizing them would be easier and cheaper.

Little Bill Bieniek
Little Bill Bieniek

I wish the cops would get out of north and all you pukes can save us taxpayers money and kill yourselves. Ill supply the ammo to your stolen guns

Jimmy
Jimmy

Young lady you're more than right to feel rage at the police but just remember every human life has value.The Black community more than any other community has the worst relationship with the police and as a result are maltreated but just remember there are good people not just bad people working in the police department. 


I read the news story about that young man who was shot in the temple in the squad car http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/08/20/159416070/death-of-handcuffed-man-in-police-car-ruled-a-suicide and it's not just Black people who were surprised at the results of that investigation even White people like me can see that was a cover up. 


Terry
Terry

Stop playing the black card its getting old


Terry
Terry

Travon was guilty and not an innocent kid. He was a punk teenager who was doing drugs and fucked with the wrong cat.

Jimmy
Jimmy

The police take an oath:

On my honor,
I will never betray my badge,
my integrity, my character, 
or the public trust.
I will always have
the courage to hold myself
and others accountable for our actions.
I will always uphold the constitution
my community and the agency I serve.


But you are right they don't have an obligation to protect and serve their communities as they once did that leaves many to question whether there is a need for the police or if they are being hired to antagonize certain groups. In this instance the police officer who died was an honorable officer.

Terry
Terry

I agree it is sad that the cop had to die by the hands of a tweaker. Cops are not the enemies. The hood rats of saint paul and Minneapolis are the reason cops are the way they are. I am white but I have some skeptical tattoos and have been questioned. I am not a criminal but I have some things on my record that I have never been charged for. NEVER ONCE have I been abused or the victim of police brutality. Because when I get questioned I dont lie, Its yes sir or no sir or yes mam or no mam " THE WAY IT SHOULD BE" and I DONT BREAK THE LAW. I may look suspect at a first glance but I went to college and graduated and work a professional job. I may get questioned a questioned a little over zealously sometimes but in the end I go home to my warm bed. Why? Because I dont break the law!! Everyone on this page needs to stop playing the race card no one cares if your black our president is black so stop with the cry baby skin color act and stop breaking the law and or hanging out with criminals. I dont see the jews post I am jewish no one cares blah blah blah. IF anything the blacks had it better than the jews. The jews got massacred and were given NO chance to live. Moral of the story is you are in control of your own life. If you get screwed with be the police look in the mirror and figure out what ever it is that your doing wrong.

Terry
Terry

Sounds like something a criminal would say

henk.tobias0
henk.tobias0 topcommenter

They respect life, as long as its still in the womb.

Terry
Terry

Let me guess your black so you are a victim?


NatesHiggers
NatesHiggers

And you need to move your black, welfare-collecting ass back to Africa so you can get Ebola and fucking die.

henk.tobias0
henk.tobias0 topcommenter

Let me guess where the "little" comes in....take a good look at the picture there billy, this dude is white and he sure as hell ain't from North. Also too, you shouldn't be squandering you Social Security Disability money on expensive ammo. Us working folks are sick of carrying your lazy ass.

Mark
Mark

@Terry You should stop playing the White card it's been old.

Terry
Terry

Race does not matter any more

NatesHiggers
NatesHiggers

@henk.tobias0 Yeah, I'd like you to say that to his face. He'd kick your little faggot liberal ass into next week.

henk.tobias0
henk.tobias0 topcommenter

@NatesHiggers @henk.tobias0 Ha, that probably explains your user name too, you've got a some African in you, don't you. Man you are one messed up individual. Are you self medicating? Probably drunk right now, aren't you?

henk.tobias0
henk.tobias0 topcommenter

@NatesHiggers @MNjoe You're obsessed with this faggot thing, is there something you're not telling us? Are you having feelings that you can't explain, or don't want to admit. What was it? Coach "touching" you in the locker room, maybe you bushed up against one of you're pals in the shower all those years ago and you just can't get it out of your mind. Is that it, is that why you feel that calling some a faggot is the ultimate insult, because you hate yourself for the feelings that you have?

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