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Lawsuit: Orlando Cops Arrested Man After Mistaking Donut Glaze For Meth

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A Florida man is suing after he said he found himself behind bars when overzealous cops mistook the glaze from a donut as methamphetamine. Daniel Rushing, 64, filed suit in Orange County Circuit Court last week against the city of Orlando and drug-testing manufacturer Safariland Group. He is seeking damages of more than $15,000. Rushing was pulled over at Robinson Street and ...

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TN Sheriff Indicted On 113 Misconduct, Theft, Fraud Charges Recieves No Prison Time


A former Tennessee sheriff charged with 113 counts of misconduct, theft, and fraud entered a guilty plea on Friday avoiding prison time. Gibson County sheriff Chuck Arnold was indicted last December following a probe by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that was launched in 2014 after current sheriff, Paul Thomas, took office and found missing items and accounting errors. An audit would latter reveal ...

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Video Shows Cops Threaten Man With Arrest For Not Turning Over Cellphone


An interaction with Philadelphia police officers live streamed to Facebook shows a man being threatened with arrest if he didn’t turn over his phone as evidence. According to the Philly Voice, Jean-Jacques Gabriel was making his way home on his bicycle along Kingsessing Avenue, between 48th and 49th streets in West Philadelphia, on Tuesday night after 11 p.m. Gabriel spied two individuals stopped by ...

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Internal Memo Reveals Florida Police Department Citation Contest


An internal memo has revealed that a Florida police department incentivized over policing with a citation contest for officers during the weekend of Sept. 10. According to a local ABC affiliate, the memo shows that the Winter Springs Police Department offered a “reward” to the officer who wrote the most citations and made the most arrests. Titled “Delta Shift Weekend Competition,” ...

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Court Documents Reveal Feds Demanded Finger Prints To Open Phones During Raid


Court documents have revealed that federal agents attempted to bypass iPhone security measures by demanding individuals’ biometric information to open the devices during a raid. According to a court filing, the Dept. of Justice searched a Lancaster, California property on May 9 with the “authorization to depress the fingerprints and thumbprints of every person who is located at the SUBJECT PREMISES… believed by law enforcement ...

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Mistrial For Albuquerque Cops Charged With Murder Of Homeless Camper


The case against two cops charged in the shooting death of a homeless and mentally ill man, who was alleged to have been illegally camping in Albuquerque’s foothills, has ended in a mistrial. Former Albuquerque police detective Keith Sandy and SWAT Team officer Dominique Perez shot 38-year-old James Boyd, who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, after a four-hour standoff in the ...

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National Guard Helicopter Descends On 81-Year-Old Grandma’s Home Over Pot Plant


In a raid that used a military-style helicopter, the Massachusetts National Guard and State Police descended onto the property of an 81-year-old grandmother to seize a single marijuana plant she was growing for medicine. According to reports, South Amherst resident Margaret Holcomb said she was growing the plant in her raspberry patch across the fence from any neighbors in order to ...

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