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Cops caught on dash cam trying to cover up their rear-end crash

After a Hollywood police officer rear-ended a car in February and then arrested the driver on drunken driving charges, he and other officers talked about doctoring the report--it said a jumpy cat created a distraction--to cover up the crash.

The exchange was recorded by a dashboard camera in one of the patrol cars. The officers apparently didn't realize it was on.

"I don't want to make things up ever, because it's wrong, but if I need to bend it a little bit to protect a cop, I'm gonna," one of the officers can be heard saying.

"We'll do a little Walt Disney to protect the cop because it wouldn't have mattered because she is drunk anyway."

Alexandra Gabriela Torrensvilas, 23, of Hollywood, ended up charged with four counts of drunken driving and cited for improper lane change.

On Tuesday, Hollywood police officials placed Officer Dewey Pressley, 42, Officer Joel Francisco

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Added: Jul-29-2009 Occurred On: Feb-17-2009
By: beck64
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Tags: police, cops, hollywood, dui, arrest, caught, tape, dash cam, cover up, accident, rear-end, crash, drunk, cat, dirty
Location: Hollywood, Florida, United States (load item map)
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