Citizen’s arrest of Blair

The Serious and Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 gives citizens the right to detain a person whom they believe has broken the law.

Why did Mr Garcia’s attempted arrest of Blair not succeed?

1. He let himself be distracted into discussing something else, a la Saruman. Why did he allow that to happen?

2. He did not have the enforcement present to take Blair away. If he was serious, he needed to have back-up at the end of his mobile ready to come to the restaurant to assist him.

3. Blair knew there was no resolve, from the restaurant owner to the police and courts, to arrest him.

People speak of Blair the war criminal but if his haunts on the mainland are known, then there should be a mobile group of people who can swing into action and arrest the man once his whereabouts become fixed for at least an hour.

There seems to be no concerted effort down there, just words.

5 comments for “Citizen’s arrest of Blair

  1. January 21, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Frankly why bother?
    The arrestee’s would soon be up on charges of harassment themselves and there is no way that Blair will be charged over an illegal war, Parliament voted on it, so it cannot by definition be illegal even if they were misled.
    Just some headline grabbing leftard convinced that they are right, despite the truth of the matter.

    • Furor Teutonicus
      January 22, 2014 at 12:08 pm

      I was going to comment, but you already said it.

      Totaly agree.

  2. Viscount Rectum
    January 21, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Cameron is protecting the evil that is Blair by not releasing the Chilcot Inquiry report, a million people marched to protest against that war, the horrific consequences of Blairs lies to the people of Iraq like the rest of these middle eastern countries they are desending into hell. Cameron should be charged with to perverting the course of justice. How a man of Blair’s ilk can dine out freely says all we need to know about Britain.

  3. January 21, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    And therein lies everything we need to know about our lords and masters.

  4. Jonathan Miller
    January 23, 2014 at 12:28 am

    Citizens arrest is a common law power. Broadly, a policeman has the same powers of arrest as you and I, but he can arrest on suspicion, and for any offence. You and I can only arrest for an indictable offence, and if we catch the villain in the act.
    Fuller details here:

    …but as has been stated, there is no recognised offence committed, so the arrest would be unlawful, and subject the arresting person to liability for false imprisonment.

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