posted on Dec, 10 2003 @ 07:53 AM
Yes, Springer and I have a real life account of the misuse of local police power.
Springer has a psychotic ex-wife. That's not just an opinion. In late 1998 she was at one of her "zeniths" of psychopathy. Unfortunately, this
disturbed state was empowered by her holding a rather high position in a medical facility. Included in her responsibilities was the planning (and
sometimes conducting) of continuing education classes for nurses and EMTs. This put her in a position to have an "in" with the local police
Long story short she was able to manipulate this connection which led to 1. a false arrest of Springer which included no statement of charges nor any
reading of rights, and 2. an illegal search of MY vehicle during this arrest. In addition, she made sure that the police department, during the 12
hours they held Springer without formal charges, confiscated his prescription medications as "personal property". This all going down on a weekend,
the "personal property" department is not manned, and therefore all "personal property" is checked in, but cannot be returned...basically slipped
through a window.
This led to me spending 12 hours in an unfamiliar city, trying to contact a physician I didn't even know, on a Saturday, to get emergency
prescriptions written, in order to get them to jail and ensure that Springer did not go into a medical emergency state, while at the same time trying
to get him out.
About two weeks to a month after this event Springer and I initiated an Internal Affairs investigation into that days' events. Physicians don't do
well at healing themselves...the investigation resulted in a finding of "no impropriety"...yeah, whatever. Springer was never charged with