This. Is. Insane.
Police force their way in to _2_ houses (happening to belong to a couple & their son), remove & arrest the occupants (for obstruction), all to have a base of operations for a DV situation at a nearby house.
The occupants repeatedly told police they did not want to participate and did not consent to officers being there.
I look forward to hearing that these poor people have won a large civil rights suit.
The Mitchells seek punitive damages for violations of the third, fourth and 14th Amendments, assault and battery, conspiracy, defamation, abuse of process, malicious prosecution, negligence and emotional distress.http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/07/03/59061.htmthe cabinets and closet doors throughout the house had been left open and their contents moved about. Water had been consumed from their water dispenser. Even the refrigerator door had been left ajar and mustard and mayonnaise had been left on their kitchen floor.