Sky High Holistic “did not seek nor obtain the consent of any officer to record their communications,” lawyer says.
Three unidentified Santa Ana Police Department officers — allegedly caught on a surveillance video eating weed-infused candy and mocking a disabled woman during a dispensary raid — are suing to prevent the video from being used against them in an ongoing investigation of police misconduct.
The officers and their union, the Santa Ana Police Officers Association, filed the lawsuit last week in Orange County Superior Court, the Orange County Register first reported. The police say their privacy was violated when surveillance cameras recorded them inside of Sky High Holistic medical marijuana dispensary after they thought they had disabled them. Corey Glave, the plaintiff’s attorney, provided a copy of the complaint to The Huffington Post.
The dispensary’s attorney, Matthew Pappas, released edited footage of the May 27 raid in June that was published by various local news outlets. The edited video, which can be seen below, shows officers busting down the door and ordering everyone to the ground at gunpoint.
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