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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Video allegedly shows Fort Myers police giving man a full cavity search on side of road

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A video is making the rounds that allegedly shows authorities with the Fort Myers Police Department giving a man a full cavity search on the side of the road. 

In the video, officers can be seen cutting Fort Myers resident Michael McDonald's pants off and declaring that drugs were found in his "hiney."



According to News-Press.com, acting Chief Dennis Eads denies allegations that McDonald was given a cavity search and that the drugs were sewn into the groin area of his underwear.  

According to the police report, McDonald was was pulled over for running a stop sign on December 16. The arresting officer claimed he "could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle."

New Video!Donate: https://www.generosity.com/fundraisers/illegal-body-sreach-in-public/Petition to terminate officers: https://www.change.org/p/dennis-eads-terminate-all-officers-involved-in-the-roadside-rectal-examA must watch video! Watch Fort Myers Police Department with Lee County Sheriff Department make a traffic stop. That turns into a bodily rectum search, as four to five officers hold him down. As a officer cuts his boxers off and put on glover to enter his rectum. Listen for his cry for mercy while his arms is bend up as a officer goes inside his rectum. NOW SHEIRFF MIKE SCOTT AND CHIEF DENNIS ED MAY HAVE SOME EXPLAINING TO DO FOR THE ACTIONS THATS BEEN CARRIED OUT IN OUR COMMUNITY! THIS IS UNEXPLAINABLE! #Comment #Share

Posted by Todd Chrisp on Wednesday, December 23, 2015


From News-Press.com

"McDonald said, “I’ve never been in a situation where all I could do is scream. I never thought something like this could happen to me.”

McDonald said he was bent over the hood of the car face down as three officers held him. One cut his underwear and went under his pants feeling his scrotum and rectum. He said the officer put a finger in his rectum. “I couldn’t see it but I could feel it,” he said.

Prior to the search, when McDonald said he saw an officer put on latex gloves. “I said, ‘we don’t have to do this.’ And I pulled out the marijuana.” According to the police report, McDonald pulled a bag of marijuana from the front of his pants but the officer said he could still feel something.

One officer told the others, “We should do this at the station.” But they ignored him, McDonald said.

McDonald was charged with possession with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver cocaine and heroin, marijuana possession, and resisting an officer with violence.

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