UPDATED: Felons Helping Felons ACLU Mouthpiece Michael A. Barfield Has Troubling Criminal History So Does Occupy Sarasota Poster Boy Chris Young.

UPDATED Sunday January 26th, 2014

ALL INFORMATION IN THIS REPORT IS FROM OPEN SOURCE PUBLIC RECORDS IN FLORIDA AND ELSEWHERE.

UPDATED January 26th, 2014….Brandon Baxter and Four Other Occupy Movement Members Arrested For Trying To Blow Up Ohio State Route 82 Bridge in ClevelandFive people described as anarchists were arrested Monday in a Cleveland-area park for trying to blow up the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Brecksville Station near the Ohio State Route 82 bridge.  According to a written release, Occupy Cleveland members Douglas l. Wright, 26, Brandon L. Baxter, 20, and Anthony Wayne, 35, were arrested by the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force on April 30 on charges of conspiracy and attempted use of explosive materials to damage physical property affecting interstate commerce. The three are self-proclaimed anarchists.
In my opinion and from the facts gathered by an investigation of open public court records, arrest records and archived news articles, it appears to me that Occupy Sarasota poster boy Chris Young has set up the Sarasota Police Department and the City of Sarasota for a Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit, with Michael Barfield of the ACLU and local attorney Derek Byrd at his side.
OCCUPY SARASOTA MEMBERS FILE LAWSUIT.
SARASOTA COUNTY
Civil Inquiry Detail
Case Number 2012 CA 003341 NC
Filing Date 4/25/2012
Judge DIVISION C CIRCUIT
Plaintiff Name ………..Attorney Name
PAUL TUTTLE……….ANDREA MOGENSEN
CHRIS YOUNG………ANDREA MOGENSEN
LAURA FAUNCE…….ANDREA MOGENSEN
Defendant Information
CITY OF SARASOTA A FLORIDA MUNICIPALITY
SARASOTA POLICE DEPARTMENT

12/18/2013 DEFENDANTS AMENDED NOTICE OF COMPLIANCE WITH RULE 2.516 AND DESIGNATION OF EMAIL
12/18/2013 DEFENDANTS NOTICE OF CHANGE OF FIRM NAME AND ADDRESS
12/13/2013 DEFENDANTS NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY
9/30/2013 PLAINTIFFS FIRST REQUEST FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS
8/20/2013 NOTICE – FAILURE TO PROSECUTE
5/17/2013 STIPULATION FOR SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL
1/22/2013 CORRESPONDENCE – MAGISTRATE – PUBLIC – COPY OF DEFENDANT’S NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF HEARING ON MOTION TO DISMISS PLAINTIFFS’ COMPLAINT (RECEIVED FROM MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE)
The attorney who filed the lawsuit against the Sarasota Police Department on behalf of the Occupy Sarasota Members is Andrea Mogensen, she is a Board member of the ACLU. According to a January 2009 Sarasota Herald Tribune Article..Defense attorney charged with resisting arrest.

SARASOTA – A defense attorney who built her private practice questioning law enforcement arrests was charged with resisting arrest without violence on Saturday morning. Sarasota police said Andrea Mogensen, 42, her photo, refused to stop and give her first name as she walked at 3 a.m. in the 2500 block of South Milmar Drive. Police were responding to a domestic dispute at her boyfriend’s house in the 2500 block of South Milmar Drive, where a window had been broken. Andrea Mogensen fit the description of the woman involved in the dispute, police said. When an officer approached her, she stated she was a lawyer and did not have to stop, a police report says. The officer took Andrea Mogensen to the ground, handcuffed her and charged her with obstruction. 

 Occupy Sarasota protester Chris Young’s arrest has made Regional Media headlines since Saturday 2/25/2012. Michael Barfield, who works for attorney Andrea Morgensen,  both linked to the ACLU, contends the arrest by the Sarasota Police Department violated Chris Young’s constitutional right of free speech. The involvement of Michael Barfield and the ACLU and all the media coverage of Chris Young has made all of the participants, at the very least ,”Limited Public Figures” and as such the motives and backgrounds of Michael Barfield and Chris Young and their interaction with Law Enforcement are open to scrutiny.
Name:  YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL
Booked On:  4/13/2008
Age:  036……DOB 12/24/1971
Address:  2458 WALEMER RD.
City / State:  SARASOTA FL.
Zip Code:  34233
Arresting Officer:  SCSODTF-T. KETNER
 
Charges:
POSS MDMA
POSS MARIJUANA
POSS DRUG PARAPH
POSS HYDROCODONE
POSS (XANAX) ALPRAZOLEM

http://www.suwanneesheriff.com/Inmates.aspx?BookingNum=080000692 

Do the backgrounds of Occupy Sarasota protester Chris Young, Michael A. Barfield of the ACLU and attorney Andrea Morgensen indicate or show any reason why they would hold any anti-Law Enforcement and/or anti-Government grudges, YOU BET THEY WOULD?! Chris Young has made public statements that he is a “Disabled Iraqi War Vet” who served in the US Navy during Desert Storm 1991, giving the general public the impression that he is one of the “good guys”. Chris Young refused to move on when ordered by SPD officer Neri in Five Points Park on 2/25/2012, Chris Young pulled away from SPD officer Neri when he was placed under arrest and resisted, from an investigation of Chris Young it appears he does not like cops.

Chris Young was known to the Sarasota Police Department before his arrest in Five Points park on Saturday 2/25/2012.  Chris Young had been picked up by the Sarasota Police Department (SPD) on 2/19/2009 on an out of county arrest Warrant, violation of probation felony drugs, see booking photo above.  Chris Young has a criminal record in Sawannee County (Lake City Fl) for the sale of Meth, Marijuana, Hallucinogens, Barbiturates, Cocaine, and Hydrocodone.  Chris Young had been arrested multiple times by the cops in Sawannee County, he knew the drill and he knew not to resist because that just adds to the charges. Chris Young, as a drug dealer, was known to the Sarasota Police Department (SPD) Intelligence Division as they keep track of guys like him when they show up in town, so why did Chris Young ignore the cops request for him to move on in Five Points Park, why did he resist arrest in Five Points Park when he knew not to, or did he want to be arrested, was this a set up?
From an investigation of open court records, arrest records and archived news articles the arrest in Five Points Park Sarasota is not the first time Chris Young has had serious interaction with Law Enforcement and the Criminal Court system and the same goes for Michael Barfield of the ACLU who has gone to bat for Chris Young, see following news articles; SARASOTA HERALD TRIBUNE 3/01/2012….Occupy Sarasota protester resists arrest. Arrested Occupy Sarasota poster boy Chris Young has retained criminal defense attorney Derek Byrd, who took the case pro bono. Michael Barfield, spokesman for the American Civil Liberties Union ( ACLU) announced it was starting an investigation into Chris Young’s arrest, and  the group made numerous public records requests related to the arrest and hired a private investigator who is interviewing witnesses. Michael Barfield’s ACLU and Sarasota attorney Derek Byrd are keeping the leaders in the “Occupy Movement” happy defending Chris Young for free. Sarasota Herald Tribune Published: Sunday, September 26, 2010. Tom Lyons: Jail Chaplain Shakeup… Well, there was a letter from the ACLU to the sheriff’s office, and it was written by Michael Barfield, the former prison inmate turned Sarasota paralegal, known for work with lawsuits against local governments (pro-se).
 Orlando Sentinel “Paralegal Accused Of Theft”, December 13, 1995 By SARAH RAGLAND Staff Writer.  Paralegal Michael Barfield made his name by taking on police and prosecutors. Now he’s on the defensive. MICHAEL BARFIELD is accused of stealing from an Okeechobee woman who hired him in January to help her collect money from her ex-husband, West Palm Beach police reported. Detectives said Barfield agreed to help Jodie Everett collect about $7,500 from her ex-husband. Barfield collected $5,000 from the man, but told Everett he collected $3,000, police said. Moreover, Barfield put Everett off for months as she tried to collect the $3,000, less Barfield’s 30 percent fee. He has no business being in the paralegal business,” Everett said. “He is nothing but a crook.” “Mr. Barfield stole money from me,” she said. “If the city of West Palm Beach has a problem with him, that’s not my problem. My problem is: Mr. Barfield is a crook.”
Orlando Sentinel Staff ‘Barrister’ Behind Bars A Look At 1 Inmate Who Keeps Courts Busy. January 16, 1988 By Elizabeth Wasserman…In a cell at Lake Correctional Institution sleeps one inmate whom authorities across the state wish they’d never met, Michael Barfield. He’s been butting heads with the system for years. He got thrown in jail for forging checks and stealing a car. He got tangled up with the FBI — something about a Russian spy probe.  A self-trained ”jailhouse lawyer,” the 25-year-old Michael Barfield has a high I.Q., a low tolerance for what he views as ”retaliation” against prison inmates who file lawsuits.  Barfield’s parents signed a waiver allowing him to join the U.S. Navy when he was 17.  In the Navy, Barfield says, he got involved with computer research on two aircraft carriers. The project studied the effects of climate on weapons systems. He also got involved with a female Naval intelligence officer.Barfield says he and the Navy parted company after two years with the help of an administrative discharge, something the Navy won’t confirm.  Barfield fell on hard times after the Navy. With an accomplice, he decided to earn a quick buck by setting up a fraudulent company, forging and cashing payroll checks, and stealing credit cards and a car ending up in prison. While Barfiled was in prison two FBI agents came to see David H. Brierton, the state Department of Corrections’ inspector general about Barfield. The agents asked him to have Barfield ”secured.” He was suspected of passing secrets to the Russians. When Brierton balked, he says, the agents assured him a federal grand jury would indict Barfield within 60 days. Brierton suggested Florida State Prison, the system’s most secure facility and the only one for males sentenced to die. Barfield’s transfer was in August 1983. The 20-year-old youthful offender, eligible for a work-release program, instead was transferred to a Death Row cell at Florida State Prison. He says his cell was 20 feet from ”Old Sparky,” the state’s electric chair.
The ACLU mouthpiece, Michael A. Barfield, for Occupy Sarasota protester Chris Young has a very troubling history, as does Chris Young. Michael A. Barfield is not listed with the Florida Bar and as such can not practice law in the State of Florida for a client, he appears to be a paralegal, see link http://www.floridabar.org/names.nsf/MESearchDK?OpenForm#SRB.  Michael A. Barfield, DOB 6/6/62, is a convicted State of Florida Felon who did State prison time starting in 1982, Michael Barfield also did six years in the Federal prison system starting in 1999.Michael A. Barfield, DOB 6/6/62 was also arrested in Sarasota Fl for passing bad checks in 1999 before he went away to Federal Prison, looks like he did not learn his lesson in State Prison, see link CLICK HERE.
United States v. Barfield, Middle District of Florida;
Michael A. Barfield, a paralegal and litigation consultant, pled guilty on May 12, 1999, to five felony offenses, including conspiracy, obstruction of justice, perjury before a federal grand jury, and two separate wire fraud schemes. On October 25, 1999, Michael A. Barfield was sentenced to ten years in prison, fined $7,500, and ordered to pay $50,500 in restitution.  Michael A. Barfield did 6 years of the 10 year sentence, see link CLICK HERE.The conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury convictions stem from Barfield’s role in concocting a false accusation in 1997 against then-United States District Judge Lee P. Gagliardi, now deceased, and Assistant United States Attorney Kathleen A. Haley, in an attempt to disqualify the judge from presiding over a pending criminal case.  Michael Barfield hired two private investigators, Deana Scapaccino and Dana Corum, to help carry out the illegal scheme. Barfield, Scapaccino and Corum falsely claimed that the judge and prosecutor met at a restaurant where they discussed details of the pending prosecution and exchanged case-related documents. During the federal grand jury investigation triggered by this accusation, Barfield and his co-conspirators repeatedly attempted to bolster their false accusation by providing false information to the FBI and false testimony and fabricated documents to the grand jury.
On July 28, 1999, a federal jury convicted Dana H. Corum, a private investigator and former paralegal, of conspiracy, obstructing justice in a pending federal criminal case, obstructing justice in a federal grand jury investigation, and acting as an accessory after the fact to perjury. Corum was indicted on these charges on March 24, 1999. She was sentenced to 78 months in prison on December 15, 1999. Corum was one of two private investigators hired by Michael Barfield to make a false accusation against United States District Judge Gagliardi to disqualify the judge from presiding over a pending criminal case. Deana M. Scapaccino, a private investigator, pled guilty on July 13, 1999, to a two-count criminal information charging her with conspiracy to obstruct justice, commit perjury, and provide false statements, and obstruction of justice in a pending federal criminal case. Scapaccino was the other private investigator hired by Barfield to make a false accusation against Judge Gagliardi. Along with her coconspirators, Scapaccino repeatedly provided false information to the FBI and false testimony and fabricated documents to the grand jury. Deana Scapaccino was sentenced to 15 months in prison on October 26, 1999.
 US FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS; Federal Inmate Michael A. Barfield
MICHAEL A. BARFIELD AGE -49 RACE-White SEX-Male RELEASED 04-29-2005 US FEDERAL
BUREAU OF PRISONS: Federal Inmate Dana H. Corum
DANA H CORUM Age- 74 RACE-White SEX-Female RELEASED 11-17-2005
On March 1st, 2012 ACLU mouthpiece Michael Barfield made statements in the Sarasota Herald Tribune that a private investigator had been hired and is interviewing witnesses in the Occupy Sarasota Chris Young arrest, “it’s deja vu all over again“.
The following Official Record of Michael Allen Barfield is being redistributed by Mugshots.com under the Freedom of Information Act. This Official Record was collected from a Law Enforcement agency on 1/10/2012. 
 Mugshots.com ID: 3859652
Charges: HLD-2 US MARSHAL HOLD  April 12, 2000.
Michael Allen Barfield
Birth date: 6/06/1962
Age: 49
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5′ 10″
Weight: 160 lb
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Brown
In late 1998 and early 1999, while working for a Florida attorney, Michael A. Barfield falsely represented to two convicted criminal defendants that he could secure leniency for them in exchange for substantial monetary payments. After obtaining approximately $50,000 from the defendants’ families, Michael A. Barfield made preparations to flee the country. He was arrested by the FBI in January 1999 and was incarcerated. Michael Barfield appears to not like cops.
 Christopher M. Young is a convicted felon, he was put on probation 03/18/2009 for five years. He appears to be  a drug dealer who sold Meth, Marijuana, Hallucinogens, Barbiturates, Cocaine, and Hydrocodone in Northern Florida (Lake City area). It has also been alleged by someone who said they served with him in the Navy that he was let go under less than amicable conditions, not verified at this point, there also appears to be links to criminal activity in Joliet IL, also not verified as of yet. The criminal history of Christopher M. Young DOB 12/24/1971 in Florida, and only Florida at this time, is below, he appears to sells drugs, no wonder he has a sign in the back window of his Chevy van that states “END THE D.E.A.”.
FLORIDA CRIMINAL HISTORY
NAME …..YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL 
SEX RACE BIRTH DATE HEIGHT WEIGHT EYES HAIR.. BIRTH PLACE
M ……W …….12/24/1971 ……5’10” ….130 ……….BRO… BRO ..IL
SCR/MRK/TATTOO …..TATTOO RIGHT SHOULDER
OCCUPATION ….. UNEMPLOYED
ADDRESS CITY/STATE…  2231 WOOD ST SARASOTA, FL
SUWANNEE COUNTY FLORIDA.. YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER M
ARREST- 1 …04/12/2008 OBTS NO.-6101016528
ARREST AGENCY-SUWANNEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE (FL0610000)
AGENCY CASE-6101016528 OFFENSE DATE-04/12/2008
CHARGE 001-HALLUCINOGEN-POSSESS- HALLUCINOGEN-POSSESS WITH INTENT TO PURCHASE S STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.13(2A1) LEVEL-FELONY, 2ND DEGREE.  BOOKING STATUS-HELD
CHARGE 002-MARIJUANA-POSSESS- MARIJUANA-POSSESS NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.13(6B) LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR,1ST DEGREE.
BOOKING STATUS-HELD.
CHARGE 003-DRUGS – EQUIP – POSSESS- NARCOTIC EQUIP-POSSESS AND OR USE STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.147(1) LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR,1ST DEGREE. BOOKING HELD
CHARGE 004-BARBITURATE- BARBITURATE PURCHASE SCHEDULE II OR III OR IV STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.13(2A2) LEVEL-FELONY, 3RD DEG BOOKING STATUS-HELD.
CHARGE 005-HALLUCINOGEN-POSSESS- HALLUCINOGEN-POSSESS WITH INTENT TO PURCHASE S STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.13(2A2) LEVEL-FELONY, 3RD DEGREE BOOKING STATUS-HELD .
SUWANNEE COUNTY FLORIDA.. YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER M ;
JUDICIAL-AGENCY-3RD CIRCUIT COURT – LIVE OAK (FL061015J)
CHARGE 001 -COURT SEQ COURT NO.-612008CF000205XXCXMX
SUPPLEMENTAL ARREST DATA-STATUS-
LEVEL-FELONY, 3RD DEGREE PROSC DATA-AMENDED,
COCAINE-SELL- SALE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE STATUTE /ORDINANCE-FL893.13(1A1) LEVEL-FELONY, 2ND DEG STATUTE
POSS METH WITH INTENT TO SELL MANUFACTURE DELIVER DISP
DATE-05/16/2008 DISP-N/A .COURT DATA-SAME,COCAINE-SELL- SALE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE  STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.13(1A1) LEVEL-FELONY, 2ND DEGREE STATUTE DESCRIPTION-POSS METH W INTENT TO SELL MANUFACTURE DELIVER
DISP DATE-08/20/2008 DISP-GUILTY/CONVICTED SENT
DATE 03/18/2009..PROBATION-5YEARS  COMMUNITY CONTROL– 2M DR LIC SUSP-
CHARGE 002 -COURT SEQ COURT NO.-612008CF000205XXCXMX
SUPPLEMENTAL ARREST DATA-STATUS- LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR, 1ST DEGREE PROSC DATA- MARIJUANA-DISTRIB- POSS OF 20 GRAMS OF CANNABIS OR LESS STATUTE /ORDINANCE-FL893.13(3) LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR, 1ST DEGREESTATUTE DESCRIPTN-DELIVER NO MORE THAN 20 GRAMS  DISP
DATE-05/16/2008 DISP-N/A SID NUMBER: 6997230 PURPOSE  COURT DATA-MARIJUANA-DISTRIB- POSS OF 20 GRAMS OF CANNABIS OR LESSSTATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.13(3) LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR, 1ST DEGREE STATUTE DESCRIPTN-DELIVER NO MORE THAN 20 GRAMS DISP
DATE-08/20/2008 DISP-GUILTY/CONVICTED
COUNSEL-PUBLIC TRIAL-NONE PLEA-GUILTY SENT
DATE-08/20/2008 DR LIC SUSP- 2Y RESTITUTION- FINE- $525 COURT COST- $418 AGENCY-STATE ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – LIVE OAK (FL061015A)
CHARGE 003 -COURT SEQ COURT NO.-612008CF000205XXCXMX
SUPPLEMENTAL ARREST DATA-STATUS- LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR, 1ST DEGREE SID NUMBER: 6997230 PURPOSE CODE:P PAGE: 8 PROSC DATA- DRUGS – EQUIP – POSSESS- POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.147(1) LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR,1ST DEG STATUTE DESCRIPTN-AND OR USE DISP DATE-05/16/2008 DISP-NO ACTION TAKEN.
CHARGE 004 -COURT SEQ COURT NO.-612008CF000205XXCXMX
SUPPLEMENTAL ARREST DATA-STATUS- LEVEL-FELONY, 3RD DEG
PROSC DATA- SYNTH NARCOTIC-POSSESS-
POSS OF HYDROCODONE STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL893.13(1A1)
LEVEL-FELONY, 3RD DEGREE STATUTE DESCRIPTN-
POSS METH WITH INTENT TO SELL MANUFACTURE DELIVER
DISP  DATE 05/16/2008
SARASOTA COUNTY FLORIDA… YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER M;
ARREST-DATE 02/19/2009 OBTS NO.-5801137361
ARREST AGENCY-SARASOTA POLICE DEPARTMENT
AGENCY CASE-5802006283
OFFENSE DATE-02/19/2009. CHARGE 001-OUT OF COUNTY WARRANT OUT OF CO WARANT VIOLATION OF PROBATION O C SELL MANUF DEL SCH 1 II  DRUGS STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL901.04 LEVEL- BOOKING STATUS-HELD
SARASOTA COUNTY FLORIDA YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER M;
ARREST- (OCCUPY SARASOTA PROTEST) 02/25/2012
OBTS NO.-5801175783
ARREST AGENCY-SARASOTA POLICE DEPARTMENT (FL0580100) 
AGENCY CASE- OFFENSE DATE-02/25/2012
CHARGE 001-TRESPASSING- SID NUMBER: 6997230 PURPOSE CODE:P PAGE: 10 TRESPASSING PROPERTY NOT STRUCTURE OR CONVEY STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL810.09(2A) LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR,1ST DEG BOOKING STATUS-RELEASED ON BAIL OR OWN RECOGNIZANCE
CHARGE 002-RESISTING OFFICER- RESIST OFFICER OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE STATUTE/ORDINANCE-FL843.02 LEVEL-MISDEMEANOR,1ST DEG BOOKING STATUS-RELEASED ON BAIL OR OWN RECOGNIZANCE
CHARGE 003-MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE VIOL- MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE VIOL OBSTRUCTING PEDESTRIAN BOOKING STATUS-RELEASED ON BAIL OR OWN RECOGNIZANCE
CHARGE 004-MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE VIOL- MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE VIOL DESTROY CITY PROPERTY BOOKING STATUS-RELEASED ON BAIL OR OWN RECOGNIZANCE.
Now you know why Occupy Sarasota poster boy Chris Young had such a hard time dealing with the cops at Five Points Park, Christopher M. Young, DOB 12/24/1971, is convicted felon with multiple arrests in Florida, he listed on his intake card at the Sarasota County Jail on 2/25/2012 that he was born in Joliet IL. 
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