Caledonia police ‘internal review’ prompted by traffic stop video

A Caledonia site visitors cease has gone viral after a passenger claims an officer planted proof within the car. Caledonia police say that is not what occurred.

Caledonia police launched physique digicam footage of the site visitors cease after that passenger mentioned proof was planted, saying their video tells a distinct story.

Passenger: “Hey, bro, what’s that?”

Officer: “What?”

Passenger: “That you just threw in right here.”

It is an encounter that is gone viral.

Passenger: “I acquired you on digicam, bro.”

Officer: “I acquired you on digicam, bro.”

A passenger posted the Caledonia site visitors cease on Fb, claiming the officer planted proof after he was seen throwing a small bag within the backseat.

Passenger: “Hey bro, you simply threw that in right here.”

Caledonia police say the car was pulled over Wednesday, July 21 after the driving force was going 63 miles per hour in a 45 zone. The motive force and rear passenger have been faraway from the car. The officer’s physique digicam was rolling because the officer searched the again passenger, reaching in his pocket, pulling out a small plastic bag and cellphone charger.

Officer: “Thoughts if I pat you down for weapons?”

He handed them to a different officer, who handed the bag off to another person.

Entrance passenger: “What’s that?”

That officer threw the bag within the backseat because the entrance passenger questioned why.

Passenger: “Hey bro, you simply threw that in right here.”

Officer: “Yeah, as a result of it was in his pocket and I do not wish to maintain on to it.”

The Caledonia officer informed the individual within the entrance seat police weren’t making an attempt to cover something.

Officer: “It is all on their physique cam that they took it off of them.”

The 2 went backwards and forwards, with the officer saying he did nothing mistaken.

Officer: “It is an empty dishevelled in the meanwhile, so OK, buddy.”

The movies present two views of a now-viral site visitors cease.

Caledonia police mentioned no medicine have been discovered and nobody was arrested. The motive force was given a dashing ticket. Police mentioned 4 officers have been on scene, and they’re going by means of six hours’ value of physique digicam and squad video, which is anticipated to be launched.

FOX6 Information reached out to all events concerned to get an on-camera remark, however nobody acquired again to us.

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