New York City Guardian Angels made headlines after conducting a citizen arrest live on Fox News.
According to Daily Caller, Guardian Angels, a non-profit crime organization, arrested a suspect on live broadcast. The organization’s founder, Curtis Sliwa, and his team made an appearance on the talk show “Hannity” to discuss the ongoing migrant crisis affecting residents. During the interview, Guardian Angels members could be seen walking backstage toward a man in a hooded jacket. As they circled him, the camera footage caught them pinning the guy to the ground.
When asked what happened during the incident, Sliwa claimed that the person they caught had been shoplifting.
“This boy had been shoplifting first. The guardian angels spotted him and stopped him but he resisted,” Sliwa said. “Let’s just say we gave him a little pain compliance. His mother back in Venezuela felt the vibrations. He is sucking concrete. The cops dragged him off the asphalt. He’s on his way to jail, but they’ll cut him loose.”
Criminal justice system has failed the city…And citizens
#BailReform = Increased Crime in NYC
Who can take the train any longer? Although seeing @CurtisSliwa Guardian Angels are a recognized sense of
— April Color (@ColorApril) February 1, 2024
Before the incident, Sliwa had been criticizing New York Mayor Eric Adam over the high rate of illegal migrants, blaming him for allegedly destroying NYC. Sliwa, who was also the former New York City GOP mayoral candidate, also criticized Adams’ policies regarding housing illegal migrants, claiming that the migrants receive more financial support than any local veteran, homeless, or emotionally disturbed person.
No wonder no one in City Council, or NYC takes Mayor Adams seriously. The self proclaimed “blue collar mayor” is wearing FENDI scarves while out with our NYPD wearing a bulletproof vest..? This guy just wants to flex his luxury gifts, not help our people. #NYPD #NYC pic.twitter.com/xbRhCyLL8k
— Curtis Sliwa (@CurtisSliwa) February 6, 2024
“That’s why I am his number one hater. Join the Curtis Sliwa hater club of Eric Adams who has single-handedly destroyed this city by giving illegal aliens everything,” Curtis said. “He takes care of the illegal aliens and forsakes his people. Especially the African American, poor, and impoverished who elected him mayor of the city of New York over me, Curtis Sliwa.”
Adams’ administration recently announced that there would be a $53 million taxpayer-funded program for migrants housed at the Roosevelt Hotel, giving them prepaid credit cards.
Adams and City Hall can’t even process food stamp/cash aid payments for our own residents in time…Yet, they come up with $53 million to give pre paid credit cards to migrants..? While our own people suffer from food insecurity. This is disgraceful! pic.twitter.com/vCtaffkbvw
— Curtis Sliwa (@CurtisSliwa) February 3, 2024