Detroit, MI -- Three of Detroit's finest, Officer Gaines, Officer Paul, and Officer Morrison, are named in a recent lawsuit after they entered a woman's home, hunted down her dogs, and murdered them all.
The officers were serving a search warrant in search of one of the most beneficial plants on the planet which is currently outlawed in the state of Michigan. After cops murdered all the dogs, they came to the owner of the home, Nikita Smith, and said, "I should have killed you too," according to the lawsuit.
According to Smith, when the cops came to the door to tell her they had a warrant to look for marijuana, she asked them if she could secure the dogs. Smith put two dogs in the basement and locked one in the bathroom.
But the fact that the dogs were secured, did not matter to these cruel officers. "They went around and killed them. Like a death squad," Smith's lawyer Chris Olson told the Daily News on Thursday.
As the Daily News reports:
After officers entered the home, one of the dogs was able to get out of the basement, and harmlessly sat next to Smith. As Smith reached for the dog, officers shot the animal "multiple times," the lawsuit charges. Smith watched from less than 10 feet away as the dog, named Debo, died on the floor.
Three officers then went to the basement and fatally shot a dog named Mama, who was pregnant. Mama was quiet and not attacking the cops at the time, according to the lawsuit.
When the sadistic cops found the last dog in the bathroom, according to the suit, they discussed if they should kill it or not. It was locked in a bathroom.
"Should we do that one too?" one cop asked.
"Yes," replied the other as Officer Gaines and Officer Paul opened fire, shooting through the door multiple times killing the dog on the other side, named Smoke.
"Did you see that? I got that one good!” Officer Gaines said as he laughed, according to the lawsuit.
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According to Smith, after the officers killed all of her dogs, one of them walked up to her and said, "I should have killed you too." Then, another officer told her, "you could have been killed."
Pictures from the scene show Smith's home riddled with bullet holes. They also show the tragically brutal aftermath of Smoke flailing around the bathroom as officers shot through the door. Blood quite literally painted the walls.
"I couldn't believe my eyes," Olson said.
Cops incorrectly believed that Smith's home was a drug house and during the raid, they found only marijuana.
"They had a warrant to search the house," Olson said. "That we don't really quarrel with. But when you search the house, you can't go in the house and kill all the dogs."
Smith was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana -- a misdemeanor. For possessing a plant, police officers felt it was just to break into Smith's home, kill her dogs, kidnap her, and throw her in a cage -- and this is called 'Justice' in the land of the free.
The charges against Smith, however, were later thrown out as the cops who broke into her home and murdered her dogs never bothered to show up to court.
Cannabis has been shown to kill cancer cells, save the lives of countless epileptic children, treat PTSD, heal bones, treat brain trauma, and a slew of other uses science is only beginning to understand. And yet, the only thing dangerous about this seemingly miraculous plant is that police will kidnap, cage, or kill you or your pets for possessing it.
[author title="" image="https://tftpstagingstg.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/magorist-e1456948757204.jpg"]Matt Agorist is an honorably discharged veteran of the USMC and former intelligence operator directly tasked by the NSA. This prior experience gives him unique insight into the world of government corruption and the American police state. Agorist has been an independent journalist for over a decade and has been featured on mainstream networks around the world. Follow @MattAgorist[/author]