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Two bikini-clad women sue after they were subjected to body cavity search on the side of Texas hway
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Posted on 07/03/2013 2:29:09 PM PDT by traumer

Brandy Hamilton, 26, and Alexandria Randle, 24, say their civil rights were violated by the invasive search Texas Department of Public Safety trooper ordered the body cavity search because he smelled marijuana and allegedly found the end of a blunt The women say that the female trooper used the same glove to search inside both of them =============

Disturbing video shows two women in bikinis being subjected to body cavity searches on the side of a Texas highway after they were stopped returning from a weekend at the beach.

Brandy Hamilton, 26, and Alexandria Randle, 24, are suing the Texas Department of Public Safety and the sheriff of Brazoria County, Texas, where the stop occurred. Their lawyer alleges that the search was meant to humiliate them and was conducted without probable cause.

The female officer who performed the invasive search, which included sticking a finger in the women's vaginas, is accused of using the same pair of gloves to search both women. The entire 40-minute traffic stop was caught on the trooper's dashboard camera.

Attorney Allie R. Booker told MailOnline her client's case is startling similar to a July 2012 case in Dallas in which DPS trooper Kelly Helleson aggressively searched, Angel Dobbs and her niece, Ashley Dobbs - including giving them a body cavity search and not changing gloves between searching the two women.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: 4thamendment; bodysearch
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1 posted on 07/03/2013 2:29:09 PM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

How many more are there?


2 posted on 07/03/2013 2:30:22 PM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

ttiuwp


3 posted on 07/03/2013 2:31:30 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: traumer

ugg


4 posted on 07/03/2013 2:32:01 PM PDT by South40
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To: fhayek

TTIUWP


5 posted on 07/03/2013 2:32:06 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: fhayek

Never mind.. I went to the link.

They are Guilty.


6 posted on 07/03/2013 2:33:05 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: traumer

Trust me, this one is better without pictures.

Even he-who-shall-not-be-named wouldn’t hit it...


7 posted on 07/03/2013 2:33:21 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet's nest is a very bad idea)
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To: Dutchboy88

OK, FRiend, what is your opinion of this case — professional police work or intimidating overkill? (Imagine this was your wife or daughter...)


8 posted on 07/03/2013 2:33:32 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: ConservativeMan55

There are pics at the link. Ugh wish I hadn’t clicked it.


9 posted on 07/03/2013 2:34:11 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (What difference does it make?)
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To: ConservativeMan55

>>TTIUWP<<

NIN!


10 posted on 07/03/2013 2:34:33 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet's nest is a very bad idea)
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To: freedumb2003; Veggie Todd

Yeah me too.. Yuck!


11 posted on 07/03/2013 2:35:28 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: freedumb2003

GUILTY!


12 posted on 07/03/2013 2:35:43 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Albion Wilde

BCS with out arrest is I think very very wrong.

If its that probable arrest and take facility do NOT do this in the field.


13 posted on 07/03/2013 2:36:09 PM PDT by Bidimus1
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To: traumer

This should make them rich.

But it won’t be enough unless the two officers are fired and prosecuted.


14 posted on 07/03/2013 2:36:25 PM PDT by marron
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To: Albion Wilde

>>OK, FRiend, what is your opinion of this case — professional police work or intimidating overkill?<<

You didn’t ask but I think the cops went a bit beyond the line (but not as far as the suspects would have us believe).

But every time the cops go over the line, we lose a bit more of the remnants of the 4th Amendment.


15 posted on 07/03/2013 2:36:31 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet's nest is a very bad idea)
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To: traumer

Must be a policy in Texas. Although the last cops to do this were fired.


16 posted on 07/03/2013 2:36:32 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Thanks for the heads up.


17 posted on 07/03/2013 2:36:34 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: traumer

That a bunch of BS is what it is. Texas needs to cut the chit!


18 posted on 07/03/2013 2:36:58 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: traumer; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!
"Look, ma! No cavities!!!"


19 posted on 07/03/2013 2:37:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: traumer

Just moronic. They should have cuffed both women and brought them back to the station for the search.


20 posted on 07/03/2013 2:38:06 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: traumer

Don’t even bother quarreling, Texas. Just write them out a big ol’ Texas-sized check and hand it over with that good ol’ Texas hospitality.


21 posted on 07/03/2013 2:38:33 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Demand Common Sense Nut Control.)
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To: fhayek

No prob.


22 posted on 07/03/2013 2:38:56 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Bidimus1

“If its that probable arrest and take facility do NOT do this in the field.”

What you said.
Cavity searches by the side of the road? Who does that?


23 posted on 07/03/2013 2:38:58 PM PDT by thorvaldr
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To: traumer
The women say that the female trooper used the same glove to search inside both of them

Same gloves. Same hand?

24 posted on 07/03/2013 2:39:19 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: traumer
At least we can sleep soundly tonight knowing we are safe from the threat of dried flowers, being secured by shredding our Constitutional rights!

It's a War on Civilians, uh Drugs....

25 posted on 07/03/2013 2:39:25 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: traumer
giving them a body cavity search and not changing gloves between searching the two women.

Latex glove costs add up, it ain't like they grow on trees.

26 posted on 07/03/2013 2:39:28 PM PDT by humblegunner (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: Zhang Fei

No, they should have just let them keep driving down the road.


27 posted on 07/03/2013 2:39:39 PM PDT by Wellington VII
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To: traumer
Over the top ... fire the cops.

And try them for SOMEthing.

28 posted on 07/03/2013 2:40:36 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: traumer

bfl - shocking if true


29 posted on 07/03/2013 2:40:37 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: traumer
When my nephew...a really smart kid..was about 13 or 14 he asked why,when the police was searching someone,they would need a dentist to help with the search."A dentist?",we said..."yah,for a cavity search" was his reply.

I kid you not...I also assure you that he's now a college grad.

30 posted on 07/03/2013 2:40:56 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: traumer

Whether the search was right or not, I think they better use separate gloves for individuals cavity searches.


31 posted on 07/03/2013 2:42:49 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: traumer
The women say that the female trooper used the same glove to search inside both of them


32 posted on 07/03/2013 2:45:38 PM PDT by South40
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To: traumer

If you have to use the word ‘cavity’ , whew! guilty.
(well, I guess it’s better than ‘cavern’.)


33 posted on 07/03/2013 2:46:45 PM PDT by Vinnie
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To: ConservativeMan55

They are Guilty.

Big Time...


34 posted on 07/03/2013 2:47:33 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: marron

I hope they will sue them for millions


35 posted on 07/03/2013 2:48:09 PM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

If they were returning to Denver I wouldn’t have even stopped them ... would have turned on the lights and escorted them to the New Mexico or Oklahoma state line. If they would have stopped, I would have cited them for not having their dog licenses on their person.


36 posted on 07/03/2013 2:48:23 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (The short list would be the list of all administration officials that are NOT pathological liars!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

He isn’t a Prosecutor working for the State of Florida is he? ;)


37 posted on 07/03/2013 2:49:15 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: traumer

OMG! Throw those sick perverts in jail for life!!!!


38 posted on 07/03/2013 2:50:22 PM PDT by Fawn (In a World of Information, Ignorance is a Choice.)
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To: traumer

Are these Officers mentally deficient? If you are going to violate some ones rights maybe you don’t want to do it in front of your own camera..............


39 posted on 07/03/2013 2:50:58 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: traumer

Are these Officers mentally deficient? If you are going to violate some ones rights maybe you don’t want to do it in front of your own camera..............


40 posted on 07/03/2013 2:51:23 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: traumer

Talking about a war against our own citizens...


41 posted on 07/03/2013 2:55:21 PM PDT by kenavi (Debunk THIS!)
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To: South40

TTIPFWP


42 posted on 07/03/2013 2:56:57 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge ("we are pilgrims in an unholy land")
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To: freedumb2003

In BEFORE the Helen Thomas pic.


43 posted on 07/03/2013 2:58:54 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge ("we are pilgrims in an unholy land")
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To: traumer

The woman cop who did the search was fired and the male cop was suspended. No body search should happen on the side of the road. Unbelievable.

I looked for the exact date plus thought it was probably on Sunday and the highway was Hwy. 45 leading from Galveston to Houston. Some years ago, I lived about two blocks off that highway in League City. Every Sunday the traffic going to Galveston was massive on 45 heading south to there. Then, in the late afternoon toward evening, we did not get on that highway as the drunks and sunburned were coming north on 45 to go back to Houston.

If cops stopped every car going to Houston on 45 at that time, they could likely find a reason to arrest most of them. But, nevertheless, body searches are absolutely wrong. And, using the same glove on both women, is criminal. I know the women are black and their bodies are not lovely, but forget that and assume it’s two lovely women with great bodies - those cops committed a crime no matter what the women looked like or if they had been smoking pot. It’s not, “You commit a crime and I can do anything with you I want.” Disgusting cops.


44 posted on 07/03/2013 2:59:23 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.)
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To: traumer

OMG that cop deserve a pay raise and a medal for doing that. To have guts to touch that and still live. From the picture you can the cop is not happy having do it.


45 posted on 07/03/2013 3:06:11 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: traumer

Outrageous. And ugly.


46 posted on 07/03/2013 3:06:57 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: traumer

Wasn’t there a similar case in Texas recently where some officers were charged for this very thing? Why was this allowed to happen again?


47 posted on 07/03/2013 3:07:45 PM PDT by Catphish
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To: traumer

What has been seen can not be unseen


48 posted on 07/03/2013 3:07:58 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: freedumb2003
Even he-who-shall-not-be-named wouldn’t hit it...

Yes I would.

49 posted on 07/03/2013 3:09:16 PM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: South40

I'd hit that.

50 posted on 07/03/2013 3:10:41 PM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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