Showing posts with label Craig Williams. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Craig Williams. Show all posts

Cop Attacks, Arrests Innocent Man for Leaving His Car Running—Taxpayers Held Liable

Now, because a crazed cop who couldn’t think about whatever else better to do than assault a man for leaving his vehicle going for walks, the taxpayers of Sacramento are being hit within the pocket e-book. The town of Sacramento paid Craig Williams $15,000 in a settlement years after a police officer tackled after which kidnapped him for leaving his automobile idle in a 7-11 automobile parking space, in line with files. As TFTP pronounced at the time, the incident turned into caught on cell cellphone recording as bystanders attempted to make sense out of the scene that caused Williams to be arrested, even though it appeared that he had accomplished not anything incorrect. It did no longer seem to remember to the arresting officer that he become on private property and had now not been called to the scene as no crime was committed.

He definitely saw that Williams left his automobile going for walks and tried to make touch with Williams who reportedly did not need to talk with the officer. The police will impound the vehicle, at a value to the motorist, of direction. If no person can pay for his automobile to be eliminated from the impound lot, the automobile could be offered at auction and the proceeds stored by way of the courts and the police department. It is essentially legalized robbery, and for Williams, the whole ordeal commenced when he left his automobile running.

Erin Ortiz is Williams’ lady friend, who expressed her outrage at the time. She published the video recorded stay from the store, writing within the caption, «the previous day my boyfriend was given arrested for leaving his car jogging even as he ran into 711». Williams becomes virtually arrested for resisting arrest, an arrest for a civil penalty, which isn’t an arrestable crime. But in the path of the investigation, if the police officer does not recognize a way to de-strengthen a situation, or wishes to increase one, he can observe thru with an arrest for «resisting arrest,» that's what befell to Williams.

« Neither one person and no person I requested has ever heard of this law before,» Ortiz wrote, noting that both she and her boyfriend are difficult-working folks who really had been ignorant of yet another arbitrary regulation. After the video become posted to Facebook, Sacramento County District lawyer Anne Marie Schubert dropped fees in opposition to Williams. Ortiz views what passed off to her boyfriend as police harassment, and he or she may have a point. « It’s simply sad that this occurred,» Ortiz said.

The young couple is thankful that didn’t appear but a senseless act of police harassment ended with a regulation-abiding citizen being locked up, yet again.

The reality is there are too many legal guidelines that make felons out of law-abiding residents. Not exceedingly, to absolutely everyone who’s ever walked through an empty police automobile, it's miles almost constantly jogging proving they are above the laws they implement.

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