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Officers attacked by minister, his family and members of congregation in Georgia


Police in Georgia took a Lilburn minister, his wife and two sons into custody after a brawl broke out in front of their church, disarming one officer and pushing another against a wall.

The officers were called to the scene Saturday after a woman reported she had seen her runaway teenage daughter.

“They have my daughter, they won’t let her have communication with me. The lady from the church was yelling at me,” the woman told WSB-TV. They said they had custody from DFACS, but it’s not true.”

When Lilburn PD arrived, they soon found themselves surrounded and a struggle ensued. Realizing they were outnumbered, one officer drew his Taser, only to have it taken from him by Cristina Cruz, who then pointed it at him.

A second officer was slammed against a door.

“The officer was grabbed by his throat and slammed into the glass, pinned up to the glass door and was unable to move at that point,” said Lieutenant Tim Allen with the Lilburn Police Department.

The missing teen was found in the back of a vehicle with the son of Minister Wilmer Cruz.

Both Wilmer and Cristina Cruz were arrested on numerous charges. A 16-year-old and 17-year-old were also arrested, with the latter being charged as an adult.

The three being charged as adults are currently being held without bond on felony charges.

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  1. A typical supremacist reaction over using their power over civilians. That behaviour is common for intimidating and abusing of power. That officer is not serving and protecting but abusing the law. The reaction that I see of the civilians to protect from an abuser is a natural human reaction even if is life and death. The officer was over reacting uncontrollably and as a result lost control of a simple matter. This officer is a shame to society and must be removed from serving and protecting the civilians’ community. As a human instinct to survival, the officer escalated a simple situation into unnecessary aggression. Question: How can you attack a father a mother or a son without retaliation? Would you tolerate if a dick head try to hit your dad on the head with a bat? The moment the officer pull out the baton he escalated the situation to retaliation. Try hitting your own teenage son in the head and see what kind of response you will get. This brutal aggression doesn’t work for the unarmed peaceful civilian community.

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