Thursday, November 7, 2013

Motorist sues over cavity searches

Police detained David Eckert for not making a complete stop while exiting a Walmart parking lot on Jan. 2, and officers suspected him of concealing drugs because he "appeared to be clenching his buttocks," attorney Shannon Kennedy told KOB-TV, which reviewed medical records, police reports and the federal lawsuit.

"This is like something out of a science fiction film — anal probing by government officials and public employees," Kennedy said.

article here. 

I'd say this definitely qualifies as an unreasonable search, and a situation where a warrant should not have been granted. 

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