Take Picture of Cop - Go Directly to Jail

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by Malum Prohibitum, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Seriously, this guy snapped a photograph of the cops on the street in front of his house, from his back porch and the cops opened his back gate, approached, and grabbed him!

    Face down, hood of the car, "'You should have just went in the house and minded your own business instead of trying to take pictures off your picture phone."

    http://www.nbc10.com/news/9574663/detail.html
     
  2. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Of course, the police say they said no such thing, but the quote is from a neighbor, and the police later released him with no charges.

    Probably could not find the "cell phone photo felony" in the statute book. :D
     

  3. jrm

    jrm Sledgehammer

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    "Frankel said Cruz's civil rights might have been violated."

    You think?
     
  4. Gunstar1

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    The police also said he was not on his property when he was arrested.

    So what, I guess he means that once the guy stepped on the sidewalk he was committing a cell phone photo felony. :roll:
     
  5. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Even if there was such a law, I think this is abuse of power. I would have never made such an arrest as a police officer.

    Of course, Georgia has a case saying you can pretty much do what you want, heckling the officers, so long as you maintain a distance of, oh, what was it, 8 feet or so?
     
  6. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh, yeah, that makes a big difference! :lol:
     
  7. mzmtg

    mzmtg Active Member

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    He was dragged off of his property inot the street and then arrested...
     
  8. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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  9. R65

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    I certainly hope that is not a crime! If so, anyone who has taken a picture EVER might have accidently caught a LEO in the background. I would go to jail because I have pics of 9 cops arresting the crackhead dealers across the street from me!!! I just thought it was interesting to watch.
     
  10. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    I know a good realtor . . .
     
  11. R65

    R65 New Member

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    They are actually pretty quiet neighbors. Ironically, a city of Atlanta cop lives 2 doors down...seriously.
     
  12. legacy38

    legacy38 Active Member

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    somebody is going to get paid!!

    It's cops like that who make it hard on the rest of us who don't so such things.
     
  13. R65

    R65 New Member

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    No, this cop is good enough to make the call that brought the others!!
     
  14. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    I think he's discussing the cop in Philly. :wink: