City Warns Media Covering Trayvon Martin Case: ‘Law Enforcement Will Not Hesitate to Make an Arrest’
As reporters continue to crowd the sidewalks of Sanford, FL, covering the Trayvon Martin case, the city is warning members of the media that they could be arrested.
The City of Sanford issued a press release on Wednesday requesting that “members of the media refrain from approaching, phoning or emailing city employees when they are in their roles as private citizens.”
“It has come to light that there have been a few incidents where city staff were followed and approached at their home or in settings outside of working hours,” the press release states. “Law enforcement officials will not hesitate to make an arrest for stalking.”