WATCH: Bodycam Shows Arrest Of A Pastor Who Was Watering A Neighbor’s Flowers -Breaking 911
Pastor Michael Jennings was watering plants at his neighbour’s house when someone called the police, saying there was an unknown man on the property. They reported there being a suspicious person
Body camera video shows the moment a Black pastor was arrested while watering his neighbor’s plants. Officers arrested the pastor while he was watering his neighbor’s plants. The footage shows that the pastor was still watering with a hose when the police arrived.
Jennings was asked to present identification by a police officer but declined. In response, he told the officer that he “did nothing wrong.” Jennings’ family arrived to confirm his identification, but he was taken to jail and charged with obstruction of government operation.
Police asked another neighbor to confirm Jennings’ story, and she said that Jennings may have been watering plants at the home of his friends.
After being handcuffed, Jennings accused the police officers of improper conduct.
The charges against Pastor Michael were dropped about a month after the arrest. However, the pastor plans to file a discrimination lawsuit due to the injustice of the incident. Attorneys representing Jennings said they were still planning to sue the department.
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