Routine traffic stop ends with cop ‘terrorizing’ family at gunpoint

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In Toledo, Ohio, a police officer made an entire family lie in the street with a gun pointed at their heads—and it’s all on YouTube.

Why the traffic cop, identified later by authorities only as “Officer Hart,” took such extreme action remains a murky issue, but the dispute apparently arose out of one of two scenario. Although the video description alludes the family asking Hart to move his cruiser from where it was blocking their driveway, it seems instead that mother Cassandra Meyers was initially pulled over for a licence plate violation. When her father-in-law, Aaron Tatowski, arrived on the scene in his truck with his girlfriend and Meyers’ three children, he approached the officer and pressed him about the way he was questioning Meyers.

According to Toledo News Now, things escalated quickly from there. “He hollered for me to get back in my truck, so I got…

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