Help convince DA Brandenburg to appeal Nehemiah Griego's Juvenile Sentencing!

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Help convince DA Brandenburg to appeal Nehemiah Griego's Juvenile Sentencing!

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Emilee Ariaz started this petition to District Attorney at the Second Judicial District Attorney's Office Kari Brandenburg

In the case of Nehemiah Griego he was 15 years old in 2013 when he took the lives of his 5 family members. His parents and 3 younger siblings. He was methodical, predatory, and cruel in his killings. Local Police reports that it was the most gruesome crime scene they've seen.

Nehemiah shot his mother as she slept, then woke his 9 year old brother up to show him what he had done. He let his brother beg for his life while trying to clean up the blood from his mother, then shot him as well. He then proceeded to enter his baby sisters room and shot them both while they were in their beds. He then cleaned his gun, and switched it to another, and went and tested it out, not once, but twice on his youngest sister who was only two. To test out "the sound & impact." - He then waited in the bathroom for his dad to return home from work and waited till he got to the bottom of the stairs and shot him as well. Not once, but 3 times.

-Judge Romero, ruled on 02/11/2016 to sentence Nehemiah as a Juvenile. This means in 2 years, when he turns 21 he is free to go. He is a free man, with a clean record and out in society. Out in our community! Now tell me, do you believe this is right? That he only has to spend 5 years in the Juvenile Detention Center, gets a slap on the wrist, and is free to go? Judge Romero had the choice to sentence Nehemiah as an adult. Meaning when he was 21, he would go to trial and be held accountable for his actions by serving an ACTUAL Prison sentence. But this was overlooked, and now Nehemiah is LITERALLY getting away with murder.

Nehemiah's immediate family was swindled out of being able to testify and had valuable information with-held from them in order to be allowed to give statements in this case. The family is heart broken at this verdict, the friends of this beloved family are outraged at the verdict, and the vast majority of the community is against it. 

Would you feel safe walking the same streets as Nehemiah? Would you feel safe working with him at your job, or having him hang out with your kids? Protect your family. Protect your community, and sign this petition to get DA Kari Brandenburg to appeal Judge Romero's decision and re-sentence this case.

 

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