Hawaii Lawmaker Who Smashed Homeless People's Shopping Carts Presses Charges Against Teens In Beating
The homeless youths say Rep. Tom Brower wouldn't stop filming them.
He was later released, according to the AP. Isaiah Totoa, 17, who was involved in the altercation, told Hawaii News Now that
Not homeless, shopping carts. This isn't an issue about homeless in my representative's mind, it's about shopping carts. It's about cleanliness.
"I guess I shouldn't use the sledgehammer," he told Hawaii News Now, "because it's a really loaded image." Brower, who initially
Armed with a sledgehammer and a self-righteous mission, State Rep. Tom Brower (D.) walks his district's streets and parks looking for the nefarious shopping carts used by homeless people.
"If I see shopping carts that I can't identify," he told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, "I will destroy them so they can't