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ts. but the new garden that nick is managing when it is fully built out will be ten times the size of the garden in breckenridge. >> "high profits" airs this sunday night at 10:00 right here on cnn. thanks for joining us. i hope you have a wonderful weekend. and record "outfront" to watch us any time. ac360 begins right now. thanks for joining us tonight. breaking news nout of baltimore and two potentially damaging admissions from police in the death of freddie gray. the breaking news that police are tweeting this photo helping for help identifying and locating this man at the center of the street there. this they say, is the exact moment of the arrest and the man is photographing it and they want him to come forward and help them in their own words today, bring their own picture of what happened into sharper focus. now earlier today, top police officials spoke to recorders admitting that fred -- freddie gray was handcuffed and manicled
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but never seat belted and he may have needed help when he was detained. and on the other hand this might not come as a surprise to the proposer -- the protesters taking to the streets and promise to shut down the streets tomorrow. and there have been other serious and fatal cases over the years. and so the question was this negligence or police misconduct. first miguel joins us with the police developments. >> reporter: the picture at the top of the show was taken right here on press bury street and the camera that it was taken from on the edge of that building. there are dozen of cameras in the neighborhood and 600 across the city. the person taking that video, with a cell phone, was from right here. the arrest of freddie gray was right in this area here next to this railing. he was dragged about 20 feet up
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there. a lot of information in this press conference but not likely to satisfy the concerns of this neighborhood. in the strongest language yet, the baltimore police talking about possible charges against the officers for the death of 25-year-old freddie gray. >> if someone harmed freddie gray we'll have to prosecute them. and so giving too much information out to them on the front here now may jeopardize that pros kult. >> reporter: witnesses say gray said he couldn't breathe and asked for an inhaler. and police already admitting mistakes were made. >> we know he was not buckled in the transportation wagon and no excuses for that. we know our police employees failed to get him attention in a timely manner multiple times. >> they say he could speak and move when arrested at the streets, a block later when he was pulled from the transport
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vehicle, his legs shackled and witnesses told cnn gray was unconscious at the time. today police say, not true. >> they were able to put the leg shackles on him and they are able to talk at that point in time. >> ate third stop several blocks away they say he asked for a medic. that request denied. police didn't say why gray asked for medical help. gray was then driven to another location to pick up another prisoner before finally being taken to western district station. >> mr. gray was placed in an ambulance and he was transported to shock trauma where he died a week later. >> five of the officers involved have given statements a sixth has refused to cooperate citing his fifth amendment rights. this neighborhood is expecting charges. >> if they are not charged, what is going to happen in this neighborhood? >> i think right now, my fear and i have been receiving e-mails from different people that have been peacefully protesting with us and their fear is that it will get crazy
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between the pet irgsz and the -- the petitioners and the protesters an the police. >> miguel this is the first time the police have come close to admitting wrongdoing. >> reporter: it is the first time they've come close to that and it is surprising to hear that they are being that upfront, that charges may come. one police officer obviously has pled the fifth, so that is causing concern that he has obviously something to worry about, anderson. >> miguel marquez, thank you. and joining us now harry houck, cnn legal analyst sunny hostin and lawrence kobilinsky of the college of criminal justice. sunny, to hear the chief of police admit wrongdoing on the seat belt buckling and saying medical attention should have been done earlier, how significant? >> i think that is very significant. the strongest statement we've heard from the baltimore police chief and the only question now is will the liability be
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criminal or civil or perhaps both? because when you say, well they were negligent by not buckling him, they were negligent by not providing medical care that sounds very civil to me. but then he couples those statements with saying there could be possible charges, charges that are criminal in nature. and certainly if any of these actions, let's say the rough ride happened and that was intentional, that could be second-degree murder or manslaughter by vehicle and so i think this is a pretty significant development in this case. >> harry, there were cc tv cameras all over the place and police were saying they were able to track the vehicle. so if there was -- there are now allegations of rough rides in the past police intentionally driving aggressively to throw around somebody in the back of a police wagon who has their hands handcuffed behind their back if they were driving like that theoretically, and we don't have evident of that yet, that should
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be on cameras. >> baltimore said tonight they have 600 cameras in the city so i'm tending to think that maybe they could track that vehicle from the place he was first put into all the way to the end of this. so if they can track all of that information down they can see the way the vehicle is driving, watching that video, and be able to find out if a rough ride really occurred. >> and one of the things miguel marquez said and i want to fill in what he said one officer has chosen not to say anything yet. that is his constitutional right. >> right. >> and i think it is inappropriate to read too much into that. i mean somebody -- do you think somebody is allowed -- you can read into it easily and say he has something to hide and he doesn't want to do something that implicates himself, that being said this is one of the rights that all of us have in this country. >> absolutely anderson. you have the right to remain silent. especially if your facing criminal exposure. but it does seem odd to me that you are acting in the course of your police duty generally an
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incident report is filled out when you are a police officer, and you have five out of six giving statements and who have cooperated. >> that is key. >> so that i think is significant. >> i think we can agree on something. >> you think it is significant, harry, that five of the six have given statements. >> i'm looking at it now as not another cop, i'm looking at it as a detective, when i have five police officers that come forward and one that doesn't. and that is significant. and of course it is his right. we know that. but five officers thought they could come forward and think, listen we didn't do anything wrong here so we're going to come forward and tell the truth and on what happened and one officer -- that is a little telling. but i don't know. we'll have to see what happened. >> professor kobilinsky once this autopsy by the family is complete do you think there will be clearer answers or is it likely to still be inconclusive knowing exactly how the injuries? a. you can know what the
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injuries are but how they occurred or what order they occurred in -- >> that is problematic. i don't think the autopsy will reveal this. but i think we have to remember most of the time second or third autopsies are unusual but it happened in the brown case in ferguson. but it is quite possible that a second autopsy might reveal something the first autopsy did not. i think what really troubles me a lot is this is not the first time this has happened. we have that case back in 2005 -- right, another person in a vehicle. >> sure. he was put in the back of the van without any kind of restraints no seat belt and he too, ended up with a severed spinal cord. and remember whiplash. whiplash. so in a sense, even if he had a seat belt on he could still have sustained whiplash injury serious injury if his neck was not immobilized and i don't think they realized he had the neck damage.
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so there are a lot of questions that we still are not going to have answered even with two autopsies. >> and i think it is important to note that if this rough ride occurred and if the injuries are related directly to the rough ride that does not alleviate the exposure to these officers. there could still be criminal liability, given the fact there are other incidents of this. >> and it is a form of assault. >> absolutely. can you be charmed with manslaughter by vehicle. >> intentionally driving and if he hurts himself, the officer is responsible. >> that is still intentional. and the city was on notice of this and my understanding is the city asked the department of justice to review the police department over a year ago. and so this is something that the police department had notice of. >> i'm wondering if the driver is the man who is not speaking. >> and that is one of the things we don't know. exactly what role that officer who is not speaking played in all of this. we're told professor, that the toxicology reports won't be
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available for several weeks. isn't that something the hospital would have already done? >> of course. i think he was in the hospital for about five days. i think they knee exactly what was in his bloodstream and what was circulating around his body. but there are some very unusual types of drugs that you wouldn't pick up in a typical hospital drug screen where the forensic toxicology labs are more refined and do different kinds of testing so there might be some surprised but i doubt it. >> professor kobilinsky sunny hostin and harry houck. and later tonight, more on the baltimore hist or beyond putting suspects in police vans without buckling them and having to pay out legal settlements for what happens on the rides. and special treatment given to the tulsa volunteer deputy friend of the sheriff and who
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breaking news in the case of the volunteer deputy and there is concerns about the sheriff's office. more on that in a moment. the deputy robert bates pled not guilty to manslaughter and at the same hearing he was granted
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clearance to do to a vacation to the bahamas. and it was shown that in the past that -- that supervisors intimidated employees to look the other way. martin savidge has more. >> a 2009 special investigation by the tulsa county sheriff's office found that the reserve deputy robert bates was insufficiently trained and given special treatment. concluding policies had been violated and continues to be violated with regard to special treatment to robert bates with regard to his field training. the investigation included interviews with employees who said they felt intimidated by the sheriff officials to help bates. one supervisor said when bates was confronted by overstepping his training and authority, bates reportedly replied, well i can do it and if you don't like it you can talk to sheriff
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glants. those training concerns have resurfaced in the aftermath of his shooting death of eric harris the suspect in an undercover lawsuit sting who fled authorities. bates said he killed harris by accident. believing he was using his taser when in reality he fired his gun. the attorney for harris' family said bates wasn't qualified to be on the force but received preferential treatment because he was a friend of the sheriff. at a contentious news conference on monday the sheriff admitted he and bates have a friendship back 25 years. >> i was referred to mr. bates and he bam my insurance agent and insured my vehicles in my home for a lot of years. >> and the two have gone on vacation together and bates has donated car and equipment to the sheriff's office. and the sheriff recalled the
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conclusions very differently. >> i believe that they found there was no special treatment. >> in fact the review found just the opposite. which raises more questions as to why nothing was ever done about his findings. speaking to nbc, bate's attorney said he hadn't seen the 2009 memo but denied that the deputy received any preferential treatment. >> i know he received hundreds of thousands of training since 2009 and no one at the operation had any complaints. >> but the 2009 memo shows that is not true. but bates' defense team released 60 pages of documents to support their claim but some information is still missing. the documents cnn reviewed do not show bates was qualified on the .357 handgun he shot harris with. >> should mr. bates been out there that day? >> yes, he should have been. >> martin savidge joins me now. what can you tell us about the new information submitted to the
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district attorney's office? >> anderson this came out late this afternoon and essentially it seems to be referring to the 2009 memo. and in the statement it says new information has been submitted to this office regarding the actions in the sheriff's office that are worm worthy of -- worthy of further information b beyond the scope of this manslaughter case. it implies the d.a. has a new investigation. and new documents from the tulsa county sheriff's office and they will cooperate with the new investigation and they're launching an investigation of their own to find out how the 2009 memo got released to the public. >> in that 2009 memo, i think it is eye-opening because multiple officers are reporting the pressure that they felt the intimidation they felt from supervisors in support of bates. >> exactly that. and it appears the pressure came from very high places and it begs the question if there were
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violations as severe as pointed out by this report why was nothing done and why wasn't it acted upon. and that seems to be what the d.a. is wondering now. >> martin. thank you. a short time ago i spoke with robert bates' attorney mr. brewster. >> the reports are stunning. that multiple police officers and employees with the sheriff's office were intimidated into giving your client special treatment and even falsifying his training records. do you dispute that? >> yes. yeah the report speaks for itself. this was after a few months he had been on the job. keep in mind that reserve officers come in different varieties of experience. some of them come directly from a police department that have had a number of years of experience and into retirement become a reserve officer. some come from public life that have no police experience at all. mr. bates was a former police officer, about 30 years earlier.
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he was cleat certified and authorized to be a police officer in oklahoma. >> from 30 years ago. >> yeah but lacked the training and he was in a different category. and when he received into the department there was some level of concern and some jealousy i think, and that was voiced to the superyorz and it was reviewed. i think the institution responded appropriately and did interviews and an investigation and took corrective action. >> i feel like we haven't read the same report because i've read multiple police officers who gave testimony in this report here saying that they were pressured because of your client's friendship with the guy who ran the department pressured repeatedly to initial documents that they hadn't written and it seemed they had written seeming he doesn't need the hundreds of hours of training and pressuring the time
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line of training and you say it is petty jealousies and these are seasoned police officers who have given testimony and saying and are quoted in this report saying time and time again, we're talking about sergeants and corporals, who are saying time and time again, your client didn't have the training. >> that is just a flat out misstatement of the report. i know the individuals involved and i've spoken to them currently. >> well corporal warren -- >> hold on. -- [ overlapping speakers ] >> anderson. >> that baits hadn't gotten enough time. >> corporal crittenton was terminated a year later for criminal conduct as a report of bates' report and he is now standing for murder for the families of this family. and there weren't numerous seasoned officers saying that. there was one officer that said that he felt bates was giving
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preferential treatment. >> did he give a watch to his biddies in addition to fishing trips. >> no. that is not true. >> the report alleges in 2009 your client was pulling over vehicles on the road when he wasn't trained to do so and when a sergeant approached him about it he said i can do it and if you don't like it you can talk to chief deputy tim al bin or sheriff glans. >> no. that was a rumored report from one person to another that wrote it down. if you talk to those individuals, that was a misunderstanding and that didn't happen and it was remedied. >> and according to this report the deputy chastised said you need to stop messing with him because he does a lot of good for the county. >> anderson he was on the job a few months at this time.
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six years has elapsed from that point forward. so when he came on the department obviously there were people that had issues and raised issues that were addressed and he was trained and that happened. >> you say this was six years ago, the only reason we're having this conversation because your client shot a guy at point blank range believing that it was his taser. and that is why we're having this conversation. to imply that there were problems six years ago, he has a bigger problem right now. >> well honestly you can review the training records and you can level adequate criticism in that regard and i agree with you, more training is better. but sometimes you can't train for a circumstance that happens in the field. >> your client is out on bail and he was approved to take a month-long vacation in the bahamas. the harris family released a statement about that decision. mr. baits vacation in the bahamas sends a message of apathy with respect to the
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shooting in eric's life. at a time when we are still mourning the death of a loved one he shot down in the street mr. bates is relaxing and enjoying his wealth and privilege. what is your reaction to that statement? >> mr. bates' travel plans involve his grandchildren and daughters. they made plans back in september to go on this trip and he was really torn honestly about whether he should go. but he felt that he's not going to make a difference in what happened to mr. harris and he feels terrible about it but he can still meet the commitments to his family and his loved buns and -- ones and he didn't want to let them down. it is not annin salt to mr. harris that mr. bates is a family man and wants to stay connected to his family. >> you really don't think that if a man shot a loved one of yours and went on vacation into theba ham as you that you --ba ham as you won't feel that is a insult. >> they are disconnected. do you want him to sleep on a bed of nails. >> but in a nice home might not
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be bad or think about what he has done. i don't know. >> anderson, anderson. >> they are upset and you are saying you wouldn't be. >> he was devastated all right. he was absolutely rocked and devastated. he was not only -- the media statements what can i do for mr. harris and his family that has been his absolute core center intent. >> mr. brewster i do appreciate your time and thank you very much. >> okay. >> attorney for the bate -- mr. bates there. and next the family for hostage hostage weinstein took to try to bring him safely home. at your ford dealer... that's where! our expert trained technicians... state of the art technology and warranty parts keep your vehicle running right. it's no wonder we sold more than 3.5 million tires last year and durning the big tire event
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[♪] and in the restless depths of human hearts... [♪] the voice of the wild within. [♪] we're learning more about what the family of warren weinstein had to endure from the moment he fell into captivity until they were told of his death in a u.s. drone strike. there is that tonight as well as how american intelligence discovered the deadly mistake. we have details from jim sciutto. >> it was only a year after warren weinstein was abducted from his home in pakistan in
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2011, a source tells cnn. his family took a risk paying a ransom to contacts claiming to represent his captors. >> it seems that i have been totally abandoned. and forgotten. >> but the money did not secure his freedom and instead his captors made new demands for a prisoner exchange. >> it is very clear. >> suggesting trading weinstein for terrorists including a prominent female jihadi serving an 86 year sentence in the u.s. the family now fears the money may have gone to the wrong people. >> unfortunately what happens is many families get sucked in to a farce. the family is very emotional because they want their loved one back and they get drawn into this. >> his purported captors referred to them as afghans and not al qaeda. and they taunted the weinstein family telling them isis wanted warren and were preparing an orange suit for him, meaning the
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clothes woern but other -- worn by other hostages for beheading. and when bowe bergdahl was released, one of the captors alleged he was one of the bergdahl captors. and they believe they inadvertently killed him in a drone strike in january, the first sign of trouble after the strike on the al qaeda compound when u.s. intelligence observed not four bodies removed, but six. but weinstein's captors kept reaching out and the final contact with them came this month when the family asked for proof of life. proof of life they never received. >> so jim, i can imagine what happened with the family they are dealing with people who were not really warren weinstein's captors is one of the reasons the government doesn't want families dealing directly with negotiations.
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>> no question. you see the risks an the doubts as to whether the interlocators were connected to the captors and the change of demands and where the money went. and what is interesting, it was illegal for the faups to offer to pay -- for families to pay ransoms. the government doesn't stand in the way of that and wouldn't consider it material support for terrorism but there are other risks and we see that playing out here. >> jim scuitto. we appreciate that. thanks. and now retired army lieutenant mark hurtingling and josh rogan, a columnist for bloomberg view. and you were involved in executing drone strikes in iraq what do you say to the criticism they pose a risk including americans being held captive. is whatever gain they provide worth the risk in your opinion? >> well anderson when you put together a kinetic strike package of drones or aircraft
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against a specific target the american people just do not understand the amount of tns that goes into -- intelligence that goes into conducting that strike and putting a package together. there are weeks and months of intelligence put together. you have to confirm and deny. and i was involved in a strike one time not with a drone but with an aircraft where we were literally watching the target and at the last minute we thought everything was clear and getting ready to launch a missile and at the last minute a couple of children came near the target area so we called off the strike and that is the kind of risk analysis and risk mitigation you attempt to take but you don't always get it right. and it is unfortunate and troubling when bad things like this one happened. >> josh you raise questions about the drone program and what about the general said that in a war terrorism like this as much as you can try to prevent it there are some civilian casualties and that is one of the realities? >> right.
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i think two things. one, the question is not whether or not there are risks in the operations or whether or not the operations should be done with checks and balances. the question really is do we have the accountability and the transparency that we need to know that these risks are being mitigated properly. let's remember here the military has a record of under-counting civilian casualties and the statistics are impossible to come by and there is no transparency on the legal justification and the transparency on the what the process is. so the argument that you get from intelligence people that we should take their word that everything possible was done is -- is granted to a point. but when you have a tragedy like this when a mistake was clearly made that is when members of congress in both parties and people concerned with human rights and civil liberties are raising questions and that is what you are seeing here today. >> general, better transpatiency
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and accountability. >> i don't understand what josh is saying about transparency and i believe there has to be confidentiality and seek -- secrecy. and every time when we conducted these, on my right-hand side was a lawyer saying we were meeting rules of engagement and risks were being mit tated and we -- mitigated and we considered collateral damage and those things were being taking into consideration. and all of those involved and whenever there was civilian casualties involved that we know about, an investigation was immediately conducted afterwards to see what we did wrong and how do we do it better the next time. so all of those things are considered. and it is a very difficult and challenging approach. especially when you are dealing with an enemy that is using asymmetric measures and sometimes using civilian targets as host anls in the target -- hostages to protect people and equipment and using the same
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civilians as shields when you know about that and you call off the strike. when you don't know about it unfortunately tragedies occur. >> josh how do you draw the line between transparency and maintaining lin element of surprise against al qaeda targets? >> we need to compare the statements of senior officials and the targets as we them. out of the eight americans, one was targeted and two of them were not guilty or part of al qaeda at all. out of the number of strikes that we know of there have been hundreds if not thousands of terrorists taken off of the battlefields but there have been hundreds of casualties and president obama in his 2013 speech about this he said there has to be a near certainty that civilians will not be killed and there are legitimate questions about that. and he said he will end the signature strikes, that are not attached to people that we know we want to target and those strikes apparently didn't end as was revealed yesterday.
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today, speaking to the -- the office of the director of national intelligence staff obama said clearly yes, these strikes are necessary, but the national security is strengthened when we do it in accordance with the values an that includes accountability and checks and balances and we can have a good faith debate while doing that and protecting the secrecy of the missions but the fact is in congress on bothsides of the aisle don't feel that is being struck and the tragedy death of weinstein is that. >> and i have to tell you, i listened to representative king talk about the fact he had seen an operation that was conducted against a target the al qaeda ebb emmy -- enemy in afghanistan and he said he was amazed at the measures that were being taken by the military and the intelligence in one case cia to do the right things. i think when people see how these strikes are conducted versus read about how they were conducted and they say that is
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impressive in terms of the operations and the intelligence and the legal manifestations and legal representatives ensuring people are living by the rules of engagement. >> mark hertling and josh rogan, thank you very much. and before the death of fred there were questions about how people were treated and how people were treated during rough rides and how people were left paralyzed. that story is next. there's some facts about seaworld we'd like you to know. we don't collect killer whales from the wild. and haven't for 35 years. with the hightest standard of animal care in the world our whales are healthy. they're thriving. i wouldn't work here if they weren't. and government research shows they live just as long as whales in the wild.
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we're talking tonight about the admission that baltimore police did not follow procedure that called for prisoners to be seat belted in the back of transport vans and so-called rough rides it. was a complaint long before the death of freddie gray. another man suffered from injury injuries who later died and jeffrey alston was left paralyzed from the neck down and
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this is a photograph of christine abbott who was tossed around during a violent unbelted ride during her way to the station and is suing the city. and she joins us with her attorney. take us through what happened to you back in 2012. i understand there was a party at your home and the police were called because of a noise. what happened after they arrived? >> so the police came and they were pretty aggressive from the start. so they came and then they started arguing with my husband who was my boyfriend at the time. they were being verbally aggressive to him. and it got to the point where they were threatening to taze him. and at that point, i started yelling, which i don't remember exactly what i said but it was basically for everyone to calm down. and the next thing i knew i was on the ground. >> you were on the ground? you were placed on the ground by
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the police? >> yes. i wouldn't say placed though -- shoved on the ground very forcefully. >> and then what happened? >> my shoulder was hurting really badly. they had pounded it into the ground. and then they stood me up for a while and i was waiting for whatever to happen next and my dress had ripped while i was on the ground or i guess when they had grabbed me or i was on the ground and i was exposed, my breasts were exposed, and they just had me standing there for anyone to see. so eventually they pushed me into the paddy wagon. >> and you were handcuffed when you were put into the back of the wagon? >> yeah behind my back i was handcuffed. >> and did they seat belt you or strap you in in any way? >> no. they just pushed me in and closed the door. >> were you doing anything that prevented them that prevented them from putting the seat belt on you.
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because the lawyer for the freddie gray said sometimes the person is combative and that is why they can't put the seat belt on. >> no. they just pushed me in there and that was it. >> did they put you on the seat. >> the seat is sideways so they put me in sideways but they didn't place me. it was just kind of like thrown in there and that was it. >> and describe the ride in the van once you started moving. what was it like? >> it was really bumpy. they were driving very fast and aggressively. they took really wide fast turns, i was just sliding around in there. it was all metal, nothing -- i couldn't hold on to anything because my hands were behind my back. i had no way to brace myself and i wasn't strapped down and it was very bumpy and quite scary. >> how difficult is it for someone to file a complaint against the baltimore police department? >> well you can file the complaint but the circumstances here are -- i believe there are
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at least 3-5 police officers and you've got one or two victims. so without video, or without some other kind of objective evidence that contradicts to what the officers are saying, these cases are tough. and that is the majority of the cases. you don't have video. and you almost need that in order to increase your odds to prevail in these kind of cases. >> you can't put yourself in the mind of a police officer driving the vehicle, but do you believe the way the vehicle was being driven was in some way necessary in terms of needing to get someplace fast or do you think the driving and the wide turns was intentional to have you thrown about? >> i think it was completely intentional. i don't think there was any reason to have to drive like that. there is no reason to rush us anywhere. i don't think there was any reason for us to even be in the van in the first place. and i think it was completely
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intentional the way they drove. i absolutely do. >> so steve, what have -- you file a report and you make a complaint and then -- and then what? >> well anderson this is a federal civil rights claim. but it is a difficult process, which can often take years. and it's always tough going up against these police departments. and once again without objective evidence it is a uphill battle. >> and christine, thank you for talking about your experience and steve norman as well thank you. >> thank you, anderson. >> and one last note, we reached out to the baltimore police department and they are not commenting at this time. >> and just ahead, anthony bourdain taking over my kitchen and my house, he has more about parts unknown when ac360
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the new season of anthony bourdain parts unknown debuts this sunday and the destination is south korea with a twist. there is a lot of drinking and food. leigh sently -- recently tony came to my house and did korean cooking for me and we talked
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about the debut. >> so this upcoming season you go to south korea and to celebrate that you are going to cook a south korea dish. >> it is called [ inaudible ] and as so many great dishes out of poverty and desperation and american appearance and a hungry country and very little protein and people were literally skav arranging out of trash -- skavaging outside of army bases and when we talked about doing this and i thought what would anderson be freaked out by what will offend him. >> the smell is already quite bad. >> terrifying him. >> how do you say it? >> [ inaudible ]. >> a big wad of ground pork. that is luxurious, you wouldn't have that back in war time. but it gets better and better. >> hot dogs or vienna sausages.
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>> what else are we doing? >> lest we forget the most important component, god wants to you eat this anderson -- >> pork hot dogs and now spam. >> i know it seems counter intuitive. >> oh, yeah. >> oh, that is the sound of quality. >> oh, wait. >> kim chi. >> is that what that smell is? >> the smell of deliciousness. >> wow, it is pungent. >> and when the koreans are our new overlords, which should be any day now, they are going to remember your aspersions. a little onion.
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>> wow! >> oh, yeah. >> i can honestly say this is the last thing in the world i want to eat. >> you say that now. but just wait. so in this episode in south korea you drink a lot. >> as one sort of has to in korea. and there is a reason i -- i do -- i love korea. i love going there. but it takes me about three years of recovery time between korea shows because they drink. they party -- >> and you have to drink? >> and you have to drink. there are bars and restaurants that are built around korean drinking games. >> they are good drinkers there. >> but it is part of corporate culture as well. it is a team-building thing. and so if the boss wants to go drinking you're going drinking. and you are staying out all night. >> the h.r. department are coming with you. >> all right. >> behold. >> so this looks great. i have to say.
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>> it is very good. >> see, i've done good in this world. >> army stew. >> oh, it is so good. >> who knew army stew it is good and kim chi is delicious. tune in for toen bourdain parts unknown this sunday at 9:00 pacific. up next a volcano that covered areas in nearly 2 feet of ash and could it erupt again. stay tuned. learn more by calling 844-824-2424. or visit i am rich. on the grounds of my estate, i hob nob with the glitterati and play equestrian sports. out on the veranda, we enjoy finger sandwiches and other assorted dainties. i wear nothing less than the finest
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a quick update with other stories. gary tuchman is here. >> breaking news. jurors have convicted the last three defendants in the beating death of a florida a&m drum major. robert champion was killed in 2011. the other members involved took plea deals. >> those people in direct contact with osama bin laden are accused of plotting attacks in pakistan afghanistan and the vatican as part of a quote, big jihad in italy. wire taps signals a possible attack in st. pierce square in
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march 2010 that never happened. >> and authorities in chile fear another eruption from the volcano spewing huge amounts of ash. for twice this week international flights have been canceled and those are amazing pictures. >> gary thank you very much. that does it for us. have a good weekend. the cnn original series "high profits" starts right now. i have no sympathy for these people. why do you want to promote this in this town. you have everything to lose and nothing to gain. they're parasites.