Roshawn Winburn went to jail today

On the same day that Donald Trump was told he’d have to show up for a trial, 22 months after he incited an insurrection- the American Justice system showed its hypocrisy loud and clear by arresting a petty criminal and throwing him in jail to await a trial.

Former Huber Heights Councilman, and former Dayton business and technical assistance administrator, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of crimes of depravity (or desperation).


The bond was set at $100,000.

This is for events that happened just after U.S. District Court Judge Thomas M. Rose let Winburn off the hook for actual prison time for his part in the “Culture of Corruption” investigation that seemed to only arrest Black people for misdeeds involving demolition contracts given by the City of Dayton. Winburn was caught on tape accepting bags of cash in his office, and was recorded explaining to his co-conspirators former Dayton City Commissioner Joey D Williams, businessman Brian Higgins and FBI snitch Mike Marshall how you could use Ring Central to make it sound like you had an office- when in fact, you were just a front for graft.

Williams was sentenced to a year in prison, but got early release due to Covid, after serving a little over 3 months. Higgins got prosecuted for “insurance fraud” by the Feds without any mention of the company he had helped set up for their snitch to catch the public officials.

While the PR person for the Feds said the investigation is over, which was repeated by former Mayor Nan Whaley, the Feds have given a different answer to reporters from the Dayton Daily News- that the investigation is still ongoing.

This journalist broke the story of how Williams was turned into a “Confidential Human Source” 3 years before he stood for re-election, with an agreement with the Feds that he would resign if elected (which he did). Tapes Williams and others made of Whaley, were played to the Grand Jury, according to a former juror. has an appeal pending before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to get those tapes released. Normally, Grand Jury proceedings are protected with a veil of secrecy, however a decision by Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1987, Senate of Puerto Rico v. U.S. Dept of Justice said:

noting that the D.C. Circuit has “never embraced a reading of Rule 6(e) so literal as to draw ‘a veil of secrecy … over all matters occurring in the world that happen to be investigated by a grand jury.”

Boehm v. Fed. Bureau of Investigation

Winburn had been working for a non-profit, despite being on house arrest for almost a year before Rose let him off the hook. Presumably, these new charges resulted in his loss of employment and were incompatible with his existing court requirements to stay out of trouble.

The case has been assigned to Judge Gerald Parker, who notoriously refused to assign legal fees from’s mandamus action to get videos of the library visit by this reporter where he was illegally arrested ejected for taking photos in public. Parker and Winburn are both Democrats. Winburn is a 2nd Generation political party hack, son of Roland Winburn who served as a State Rep before the Republicans gerrymandered him out of office.

And, yet, once again, nothing happens to Donald J Trump, who committed the crime of our countries history, just proving, only the little people…

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