Keep the Noise Down at Fundraisers
Officers from the San Diego County sheriff's department busted up a Democratic congressional candidate's fundraiser Friday, in response to a noise complaint from ...
Officers from the San Diego County sheriff's department busted up a Democratic congressional candidate's fundraiser Friday, in response to a noise complaint from a neighbor.
The San Diego Union Tribune story doesn't give much sense of the department's side of the story, but suggests heavily that excessive force may have been used. The department responded with eight patrol cars and a helicopter.
"He was pepper-spraying the faces of anyone who tried to talk to him," Busby said. "People were stunned. It was something that none of us has experienced."
In her statement, Barman said she asked the deputy why he needed her birth date, because he knew her name and where she lived.
"He told me I was under arrest, grabbed my right arm, twisted it behind me and threw me on the ground," she said.
When Stratton asked the deputy to be careful because Barman had shoulder surgery recently, the deputy "knocked her to the ground," Barman said.
Hat tip: TPM
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