DeKalb County, GA, sheriff’s deputies are under fire after they barged into the Ellenwood home of Natania Griffin, July 26, threatening to taser and ‘cane’ the mother and her two sons over a $1,000 fine. Griffin was arrested on a civil warrant. WSBTV obtained the recording of the frantic 911 call.
Deputies arrived at Griffin’s house with an arrest warrant at 1:13 a.m. She didn’t open the door for at least 30 minutes. In the meantime, deputies radioed headquarters.
Griffin’s son’s used their phones to record what happened.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has launched an internal investigation into seven deputies and one sergeant who were at the scene.
About five minutes into edited footage a woman yells, “I haven’t done anything wrong. Source: WSB-TV
The 19-minute clip was recorded on a cell phone by her son Donovan Hall, 23, and uploaded to YouTube July 30. One of the officers involved was identified as Sgt. Magee, who reportedly told a family family friend they were overly aggressive during the arrests because “they made a scene filming us.”
DeKalb County deputies barge into home of Natania Griffin: