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Thursday, August 27, 2015

SWAT Team Raids Wrong Worcester Home, Residents Say

WORCESTER (CBS) — Marianne Diaz and her fiancé, Bryant Alequin, felt their lives were in danger when a SWAT team raided their third-floor apartment on Hillside Street with guns drawn.

Diaz says she grabbed her seven-year-old and 18-month-old girls and prayed while Worcester police officers and State Police troopers executed a search warrant.

“It was terrorizing, and the worst thing I’ve ever been through in my life. They were loud, vulgar, and disgusting in behavior,” she said.

It happened on Wednesday around 5:30 in the morning.

Alequin says he was in the bathroom getting ready for work.

“I was scared, honestly. They put me in handcuffs, they were very tight, and it was ugly,” he said.

Turns out they were not the people police were looking for.


Publishers Notes: This Is Worcester Mass.


lmclain said...

Citizens have a right to expect that the people with guns and the legal authority to kill everyone in the house would know, beyond ANY doubt, that they were at the right house.
They were extremely lucky they weren't killed. And the babies? They don't have any special exemption either.
Keep cheering.

Anonymous said...

Lucky these cops didn't end up like the ones in Kileen Texas.

Anonymous said...

I live a good law abiding life. First five thru the door would've died a painful death. I keep my weapon ready and if that door gets kicked in,I'm pointing and firing. Better not wrong house me!

Anonymous said...

Md.'s finest. They are lucky to be alive.

Anonymous said...

Massachusetts finest. Bad as the cops. Act without knowing.