Bad Cop – NO Donut
Sean Harrington, 35, a California Highway Patrol officer, pulled a woman over for unsafe lane change. She failed a field sobriety test blowing a .29.
Allegedly, Harrington asked for the lady’s cell phone and password, which she provided. The scum bag is on jail-surveillance footage showing his ass while trying to see hers, downloading pictures of the woman in a bikini and “in various stages of undress,” and forwarding them to his own phone.
“The woman, 23,” the Contra Costa Times reports, “discovered that the photos had been sent to Harrington’s phone because they were also synced to her iPad.”
“We’ve been investigating this for quite some time, the investigation is coming to a conclusion and we expect to make a charging decision this week,” Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Barry Grove told the Contra Costa Times.
“We’re confident that the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office is committed to determining the scope of this matter, but it’s clear it’s not isolated to one victim or one particular officer because we believe multiple search warrants have been served,” Rick Madsen, the attorney representing the woman, told the Contra Costa Times.
Harrington has been put on desk duty until the investigation has concluded. The woman’s DUI charge will not be prosecuted because of Harrington’s alleged behavior.
Hey, asshat, the Supreme Court ruled this June that police can’t search a person’s phone without a warrant. My guess is Harrington will be fired and reappear on the Ferguson, MO police force within 90 days. Continue reading