Polk County, Florida undercover drug investigators play Wii during raid

Posted: September 23, 2009 in News Articles

Can’t wait for this video to hit YouTube. LOL! It just keeps getting more ridiculous, doesn’t it?

Tampa defense attorney Rick Escobar would argue the moment detectives turned on that video game and effectively seized it, they turned the search warrant into an illegal search.

"I’ve never seen anything like this," Escobar said after he viewed some of the video. Escobar has no connection to the case.

"All the citizens are thinking, ‘Wait a minute, we are paying these people to go out and protect us and here they are playing bowling on our time,’ " he said.

"The real question here is have they seized property that wasn’t described in the search warrant?" Escobar asked. "Clearly if they’re using it, they’ve seized it and for totally improper purposes, because it’s for entertainment. Investigations are not for entertainment."

Polk undercover drug investigators play Wii during raid

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