This is just too, too much.
Go read it, and come back.
Fortunately, the comments there are pretty much unanimous — the police, the doctors, and the judge involved in this all deserve to be put away.
This is the kind of complete loss of… humanity… that comes from the drug war.
Update: Turns out this same scenario has happened before here. 4 On Your Side reveals another traffic stop nightmare
Again, Leo the K-9 alerts on Young’s seat.
Young is taken to the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, and just like Eckert, he’s subjected to medical procedures including x-rays of his stomach and an anal exam.
Again, police found nothing, and again the procedures were done without consent, and in a county not covered by the search warrant.
Here’s an interesting tidbit:
The doctors from the Gila Regional Medical Center have been turned over to the state licensing board. It’s possible they could lose the ability to practice to medicine.
And the police officers will be answering to a law enforcement board.
Yeah, we know how those work.