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Obese South Carolina Storm Trooper on Power Trip is Suspended

Something unprecedented has happened. A fat pig cop in South Carolina has been suspended for threatening to taser NFL Linebacker Sam Montgomery for not following his bizarre instructions.

I can't believe a cop is actually being disciplined! More info under the video. Credit also to dcmfox who posted the full video earlier today, also shown below.

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A suspended South Carolina state trooper threatened to use a Taser on Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Sam Montgomery during a traffic stop last week for speeding. The state trooper threatened to Taser polite Bengals lineman as he tried to comply with officer's confusing requests.

A suspended South Carolina state trooper threatened to use a Taser on Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Sam Montgomery during a traffic stop last week for speeding. South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. R.S. Salter shouted directions at Montgomery during the stop early Wednesday.

The 6-foot-3, 262-pound lineman attempts to comply when Salter tells him if he can't follow the commands 'the next thing you're going to get is the Taser.'

'Whoa,' Montgomery responds, 'I'm not trying to cause problems.'

Montgomery was arrested for going 89 mph on a 55 mph road in Laurens County. He was booked and spent the night in jail until getting released on $355 bond. He has a court date of July 16, according to the ticket issued by Salter.

Salter was suspended by the state Department of Public Safety on Thursday and his conduct during the stop is under investigation by the agency's Office of Professional Responsibility. Salter has been with the South Carolina Highway Patrol since 2000.

The agency said Salter was within the law to make an arrest for a speeding violation in excess of 25 mph. But a statement released Monday said 'Salter's behavior during the traffic stop of Mr. Montgomery was not representative of professionalism displayed by our troopers and officers every day around the state.'

Montgomery said he was returning home to Greenwood when pulled over. He played football for Greenwood High, then spent three seasons at LSU where he had 19 career sacks and helped the Tigers to the 2011 national championship game won by Alabama. Montgomery was selected by Houston in the third round of the 2013 draft. However, he was inactive for the Texans' first seven games and waived by the club last October. Oakland signed him to the practice squad in December.

Montgomery signed with Cincinnati as a free agent in April. Agency spokeswoman Sherri Iacobelli said in a statement the department expects troopers treat the public with courtesy and respect. When Montgomery's arrest was brought to the agency's attention, 'we began a review of the traffic stop and self-initiated an internal investigation,' Iacobelli says.

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Added: Jul-1-2014 Occurred On: Jul-1-2014
By: Lunch Box
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Tags: Fat cop, obesity problem with police, steroids, mentally retarded cop Obese South Carolina Storm Trooper on a power trip gets suspended Sam Montgomery Cincinnati Bengals
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