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Saturday, June 29, 2013


It should have been just a simple trip to the grocery store to buy bottled water, cookie dough and ice cream for a sorority event.

Instead, six plainclothes officers swarmed University of Virginia student Elizabeth Daly, who was ultimately arrested and spent the night and next afternoon in jail, the Charlottesville Daily Progress reported.

What happened? The officers — men and a woman — were state Alcoholic Beverage Control agents who suspected the 20-year-old walking to her car that night had just bought a pack of beer. One agent jumped on the hood of her SUV and Daly said one drew a gun. Panicking and not knowing who they were, she tried to get away.

“They were showing unidentifiable badges after they approached us, but we became frightened, as they were not in anything close to a uniform,” Daly said in a written account of the April 11 incident.



Anonymous said...

Sounds like the agent was acting on unreasonable stupidity! Thank God the Commonwealth attorney had the sense to throw out the charges. Compensation should be made to the girl who was erroneously targeted by such an inexperienced and overzealous wanna be cop (the alcohol agent).

Anonymous said...

Again we pay these people to harass us

Anonymous said...

An idiot with a badge - doesn't happen often does it!

Anonymous said...

WOW how stupid cops are. They should make a reality TV show. Stupid cops gone wild.

Anonymous said...

The cops should be thrown in jail for assault. Nazi-ism is alive and well in America.