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Family Wants Charges Against Deputies Who Tased Unarmed Man to Death, High Fived About It

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The family of Chase Sherman is calling for deputies involved in the confrontation that killed Sherman to face charges. Sherman was tased repeatedly by deputies in Coweta County, Georgia last November, and handcuffed despite being unarmed. He had called 911 while driving with his family, who says he was having a "psychotic episode" after taking "spice," or K2, a synthetic marijuana, at some earlier time.

The family's attorney released a death certificate, which identified "sudden death during an altercation with law enforcement with several trigger pulls of an electronic control device, prone positioning on the floor of a motor vehicle and compression of the torso by the body weight of another individual."

The county sheriff had previously said the deputies were defending themselves. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said they had completed their investigation and sent it to the local district attorney, who has not yet made an announcement. The deputies involved have not been identified.

The family says they witnessed the deputies high fiving each other after taking Sherman down, and claim EMTs who arrived on scene did little to help their son.

Sherman's family, who was returning from a vacation in the Dominican Republic, said they had called 911 while driving through Atlanta because they were worried about their son's condition, and say police there were helpful in calming him down and getting him back into the car.

The synthetic marijuana K2, which the Drug Enforcement Agency began to crack down on several years ago, was originally developed in the mid-1990s with the help of government funding to try to "cure" getting high.

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  1. The synthetic marijuana K2, which the Drug Enforcement Agency began to crack down on several years ago, was originally developed in the mid-1990s with the help of government funding to try to “cure” getting high.

    Dope “antabuse”?

    1. The,

      No, “spice” is one of a variety of close analogues to a mary jane analogue created by a grad student years ago. His formula has been misused by many to make a well selling head shop product that is still legal now, after many years of publication of facts about it. The creator has pointed out that no studies were done on how it would affect mentation, and that he feared brain damage from it now being used widely.

      Much as “we” don’t widely advertise glue abuse and general inhalation of a variety of petrolatum products by the least intelligent and most desperate of “our” abusing population, “we” dont widely advertise this “spice” info or much other drug data. “We” are busy. “You” do it.

      We, you and our are problematic, because our general habitation of the US doesn’t impose definite obligations on anyone, unless they have a legal connection by family, employement, or if a health or law employee gets involved, in which case they are supposed to help, not play with you like a bunch of young lion cubs being taught by mom how to kill prey.

  2. Never. Call. The. Cops.
    Unless of course you want someone to likely end up dead.

    1. Or your neighbor’s kids are naked and jumping around on the horn of their SUV at 7 am on a Sunday morning.

      Though now that I think about it, in that case you likely *do* want someone to end up dead.

      1. saw that in the links yesterday. was that you? resolution?

  3. The synthetic marijuana K2, which the Drug Enforcement Agency began to crack down on several years ago, was originally developed in the mid-1990s with the help of government funding to try to “cure” getting high.

    That has to be a joke.

    1. You know what’s a joke? That opening paragraph.

      1. No, that’s a masturbation euphemism.

  4. Over to you David French. Do your magic to blame the victim.

    1. This one’s easy for French. He was doing something “wrong”, and his family said he was acting “crazy”, so therefore he was a “danger to the police officers”, which, gosh darnit, means they just had to shoot him.

  5. We had a guy fall out in the parking lot from that shit. Thank god he didn’t make it onto the site and actually start working before he fell out. And then, like a hero, he blamed his sister for giving him the drugs. Fuck, dude. We’re not the cops, all we want to know is that you’re not buying it on our construction site.

    1. Fell out? These masturbation euphemisms are getting harder to follow.

      1. “Harder to follow”? These masturbation euphemisms are getting right harder to handle.

  6. One question among the multitude:

    Why is it that police who commit crimes, or are accused of committing crimes are always “unnamed”?

    The guy who is picked up down the street from a 7-11 holdup is always named on the evening news – even if he had nothing to do with it. The cop who shoots the gunman in an armed carjacking incident is rolled out on the media tour and lauded as a hero.

    But for some reason the guy who shoots an unarmed man in his underwear in his own bedroom during a 6:00 am drug raid gone wrong…. always has a secret identity. How is this possible? Where is our fourth estate? WTF is the press doing?

      1. Just can’t find the words to for that kind of sickness. They treat their dogs better than us private citizens, and treat our dogs like a bug to be stepped on.

      2. And worrying about police horses.

    1. To this day, we still don’t know which blue thug (sorry – they wear grey in Fairfax County) murdered Sal Culosi.

      1. Officer Deval Bullock, since retired.

        1. Full pension, I assume.

  7. The synthetic marijuana K2, which the Drug Enforcement Agency began to crack down on several years ago, was originally developed in the mid-1990s with the help of government funding to try to “cure” getting high.

    Well, is Sherman getting high anymore? No? Mission goddamn accomplished, civilians.

    1. Payback for all that earth scorching?

      1. These masturbation euphemisms are starting to get to a dark place.

        1. These dark places are starting to get to a masturbation euphemism.

          1. These euphemism places are starting to get to dark masturbation.

            1. Hey David Duke, take your racism elsewhere.

  8. The synthetic marijuana K2, which the Drug Enforcement Agency began to crack down on several years ago, was originally developed in the mid-1990s with the help of government funding to try to “cure” getting high.

    According to those in authority, you are allowed to get high on life and/or prayer. They are allowed to get high off of power abuse, and sometimes murder.

    1. high, off, same thing.

  9. …they had called 911 while driving through Atlanta because they were worried about their son’s condition, and say police there were helpful in calming him down and getting him back into the car.

    Past performance does not guarantee future results.

  10. “The synthetic marijuana K2, which the Drug Enforcement Agency began to crack down on several years ago, was originally developed in the mid-1990s with the help of government funding to try to “cure” getting high.”

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    You’d think this major fuckup would provide a teachable moment about the government’s total failure in the War on Drugs.

    1. It was because of you pot heads that the government developed K2. It’s your fault it exists. You dope fiends basically murdered Sherman.

  11. We had an incident with our son in Chicago. The police were very helpful.

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