TN state trooper’s account of reporter’s arrest at Occupy Nashville contradicted by reporter’s recording

The Tennessee state trooper who arrested Scene reporter Jonathan Meador last night on Legislative Plaza during the THP’s second late-night crackdown on the Occupy Nashville protests was kind enough to slip the small video flip-cam Meador was carrying back into his pocket. Thanks to him, Meador was able to produce this unedited video of his own arrest — or to be more accurate, the audio, since with troopers slamming Meador to the ground from behind and rendering him helpless, the image isn’t so hot.

No matter. The sound speaks volumes.

http://www.nashvillescene.com/pitw/archives/2011/10/29/scene-reporter-captures-own-arrest-on-video-refutes-state-troopers-charges

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