User Login    
 + Register
PDQ Cleaning
News : Woman With 4 Kids In Car Mistakenly Arrested At Gunpoint
Posted by Randy on 2014/8/25 4:15:04 (460 reads) News by the same author

FORNEY, TX (WFAA/CNN) - A mother said police pulled her over and handcuffed her at gunpoint while her four children were in the car because they mistook her for a suspect waving a gun out the window.
Click to see original Image in a new window

Forney police said they were responding to the call and thought the woman's car was the one they were looking for.

Soon after Kametra Barbour exited her car with her hands up and was cuffed, her 6-year-old son Ryan came out with his hands up, too.

"Makes me angry all over again," Barbour said.

It started with this 911 call-and a very clear description of a vehicle speeding down the highway, the driver waving a gun out the window.

According to audio from the 911 call, the suspect's vehicle was described as a tan-colored Toyota carrying four black males.

"I drive a Nissan Maxima that is burgundy red," Barbour said.

After the suspect's car sped down the road, the 911 caller was far back and thought the suspect was exiting the highway - the exit where police spotted Barbour's car.

"We got a complaint of a vehicle matching your description and your license plate waving a gun out the window," an officer explained to Barbour in Forney Police Department dash-cam video.

In less than a minute the officers knew they had the wrong car.

Detective Michael Clay of the Forney Police Department said proper protocol was taken.

"For the nature of the call that a weapon was involved, yes," Clay said.

Barbour understands officers were making quick decisions that night. Nonetheless, she is still deeply troubled.

"I need you to make sure you have all the facts because you can't just say, 'OK, I'm sorry and then I'm over it.' I can't," Barbour said. "Every time I listen to and hear or think about it, it bothers you. I can't just say I'm fine, it's OK, it's not a big deal. It is."

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2015/8/28 17:19:39 - Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Killed Audrain County Accident
2015/8/28 4:26:43 - Harrison County Man Arrested For Child Pornography
2015/8/28 4:14:50 - Opponents Of Missouri Hog Farm Win Court Ruling
2015/8/28 4:09:36 - Police Escort Fills In For Dad On First Day Of Kindergarten
2015/8/28 4:04:09 - Northeast Missouri Suspect Badly Hurt After Police Shooting
2015/8/28 4:00:11 - New Missouri Court Fines, Sex Ed Laws Set To Take Effect Today
2015/8/28 3:54:40 - Police Say Woman Found Getting High On Canned Air At Walmart
2015/8/27 14:18:52 - Milan Wildcat Coaches Shows For Thursday, 8/27/15
2015/8/27 13:50:00 - Trenton Lady Bulldogs Win Home Opener At Riverside CC
2015/8/27 12:10:32 - Trenton Tennis Beats Carrollton, 7-2
2015/8/27 11:59:59 - Lawson Sweeps Trenton In Tuesday Volleyball
2015/8/27 10:41:46 - Brookfield Downs Trenton In Head-To-Head Golf Duel
2015/8/27 8:40:00 - Grundy County Circuit Court News
2015/8/27 6:40:00 - Freightliner Truck Swerves To Avoid School Bus
2015/8/27 6:25:13 - Trenton Hy-Vee Honors Joel McCully With Legendary Customer Service Award
2015/8/27 4:14:05 - Suspect Charged In Naked Home Invasion In Maryville
2015/8/27 4:09:17 - Missouri Couple Accused Of Multistate Sex Trafficking
2015/8/27 4:03:09 - Missouri Man Convicted Of Raping 13-Year-Old Dies In Prison
2015/8/27 3:58:37 - More Than Two Dozen Arrests Made At Independence Motels
2015/8/27 3:54:33 - Burger King To McDonald's: Lets Make A McWhopper
2015/8/27 3:50:03 - Two Children Removed From Rat Infested, Feces Filled Home
2015/8/26 11:20:00 - Princeton Tiger Coaches Shows For Wednesday, 8/26/15
2015/8/26 9:11:31 - Spickard Fall Festival Schedule Announced
2015/8/26 9:07:42 - Trenton City Council Meeting Results
2015/8/26 7:41:02 - Two Reporters Killed On Live Television
2015/8/26 6:23:52 - Gallatin City Council Approves Tax Levy
2015/8/26 6:20:00 - Building And Nuisance Board Add Additional Properties To Nuisance List
2015/8/26 6:00:00 - Grundy County Sheriff Reports Two Arrests
2015/8/26 5:50:00 - Fire Safety Fire Officer One Course To Be Hosted By Trenton Fire Department
2015/8/26 5:42:41 - Texas Man Accused Of Multiple Violations After Accident Near Bethany



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM