Sunday, September 14, 2014
Disabled WV Man Beaten By Police Who Thought He Was Enebriated
The family says Bane suffers from Huntington's disease, a genetic and terminal illness that causes sufferers to increasingly lose their motor functions, at times appearing to be under the influence.[. . .]
'Assuming because of his appearance he was high on narcotics with out reason they began to subdue him, macing and beating him in the head as he fell to his face were he was — then held with a great amount of force by two officers double his size as a third one landed on his torso,' nephew Josh Bane told The Free Thought Project.
Granville PD says officers responded to a report of child abuse when they approached Bane, who appeared intoxicated and was handling his kids roughly, according to the Morgantown Dominion Post.
Family's outrage at cops who violently arrested a father of two for 'appearing intoxicated while taking care of his kids'... but actually has a TERMINAL ILLNESS that makes him look that way
Jeffrey Banes, 39, was arrested in West Virginia by four cops who left him choking on his own blood while subduing him
His family says Banes' illness, Huntington's disease, can make it seem as if he's intoxicated because it affects his motor functions
The violent arrest was captured on camera
By MAILONLINE REPORTER
PUBLISHED: 13:09 EST, 13 September 2014 | UPDATED: 13:09 EST, 13 September 2014