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Lawyer: Police Used Excessive Force After Knocking out California Model

April 27, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Lawyer: Police Used Excessive Force After Knocking out California Model

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A California model knocked out during a drunken St. Patrick’s Day scuffle by Police officers, claims video of her violent takedown shows cops used excessive force.

The video shows Megan Sheehan, laying motionless in a pool of blood after hitting the floor face first during the 2014 incident.

According to the Police report, the officers claimed they merely just“guided” the disruptive woman to the ground.

However, Sheehan’s attorney is claiming the officers who threw her to the ground wanted to teach her a lesson when she refused to listen to their orders after being booked into the Santa Rita Jail.

The video shows the officers holding her the arms as she went down, preventing the model/bartender from breaking her fall.

Sheehan admitted to being drunk and acting belligerent but insisted the officer didn’t have to smash her face into the ground.

“They shouldn’t have fractured four bones in my face and had some of my teeth knocked,” she told ABC 7. Police arrested Sheehan at an Oakland train station.

Officers had to use physically remove the intoxicated Sheehan from the train station and were attempting to get her processed into the Santa Rita Jail when she tried to squirm away.

Her attorney says the alleged officers got fed up and purposefully injured. “She was uncooperative and was intoxicated. I believe they wanted her to be taught a lesson. In police jargon, she flunked the attitude test.”

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