On August 16th, 2012, in a sleepy Idaho farm town, heavily-armed members of the Gem County Sheriff’s Office conducted an illegal search of a residence after receiving a domestic violence complaint from a neighbor.
After pulling the occupants from the house at gunpoint, displaying rude and discourteous behavior, and then illegally searching the entire house, along with personal effects, deputies discover what they believed to be a marijuana “grow room.” One
intelligent deputy suddenly has an epiphany, as heard in the video below at 05:20, “We’ll need to get a warrant for this.”
Little late for that, eh? Funny enough, the grow room turns out to be an aquaponics system for the couple’s organic tomatoes.
But let’s back this scenario up a bit.
Police are enroute to a domestic violence complaint, and 911 transcripts indicate one deputy warning another that the subject of the complaint is a “Constitutionalist.” Apparently, some of that Federal Fusion Center training did sink in! It’s okay to politically profile those who follow the words on our Founding document. Better gear up for a SWAT-entry!...Continue ReadingView Comments (12)