When police showed up, involved dispute, Smith, 48, was savagely beaten by three deputies who all used their rifles to inflict serious injury.
The video reportedly saved Smith from spending decades in prison after it showed that cops were the aggressors and Smith was an innocent victim.
Smith was originally charged on four felony charges of assault on a , resisting arrest/search/transport, unlawful restraint and disarming or attempting to disarm a .
Once the reviewed the evidence, they issued a "No bill" meaning there was no evidence to support the claims by prosecutors and police in charging Smith with .
Despite being dropped against Smith, the apparently corrupt sheriff, Greg Sanches, stood by his officers and justified their near-deadly assault.
According to Dawn Thompson, who called police on April 4, was made because Smith apparently wouldn't move his truck.
The sheriff disagreed and claims that Thompson was in distress which is why officers showed up with AR-15s drawn on Smith.
This is a detail Thompson disputes and says the 911 call - she now regrets making - made no mention of distress and was all about moving a truck.
In a Facebook post, Thompson described what happened, while calling the sheriff a "Lying ass crooked cheating ass sheriff."
Greg about one lying ass crooked cheating ass sherif.
I made the 911 call never once said in fear just wanted him his truck.
I have listened to the 911 call and made it clear not in fear for my life.
Your officers tried of times me called me access code to his video system.
You are lying to the people of Angelina county.
Bring the 911 tape and your copy of the video to will play both there same.
So Mr. Sanchez lets just all this to the KTRE NEWS STATION. People to think before calling the sheriffs department for something cause it happens don't really get .
" Braking his ribs after he's handcuffed and Unconscious " it's nice you support your "Team".
As the video below shows, absolutely no way legitimately justify of force.
Smith appears to be entirely compliant as cops draw down on him with their rifles start bashing him with their AR-15 buttstocks, which a violation of police use of force policy.
Even after him handcuffed and on , and, Thompson, "Unconscious," they knee strikes and stomps.
On April 7, before any video footage or evidence was known, local media published his name and charges and ruined his character.
"The Angelina County Sheriff's Office arrested Smith, 48, on four felony charges Saturday night - assault on a , resisting arrest/search/transport, unlawful restraint and disarming or disarm a ," the Lufkin Daily News wrote.
Now, up to everyone else to share this video Smith's actual story and clear his name.
According to the sent us the video, after the beating Smith suffered a broken nose, stitches, broken ribs and fingers, a concussion, swollen eyes, vertebrae and cervical injuries.
A petition has since been remove Sheriff Sanches from office over this most brutal assault and subsequent cover-up which he was so condone and justify.
Think about that next time you call 911 for "Help."