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Dash-Cam Video Clears Ala. Cop Accused of Rape

September 18, 2012  | 

A Spanish Fort (Ala.) Police officer has been cleared of a rape accusation after investigators reviewed his patrol car's video.

Lisha Michelle Weaver, 31, told investigators she was assaulted by the officer in his patrol car at about 11 a.m. Saturday. She was arrested shortly after 5 a.m. at Drifter's Lounge for public intoxication and resisting arrest.

Video footage from the officer's dash cam showed the officer taking Weaver to jail and not stopping the vehicle to assault her as she claimed, reports the Busby Press-Register.

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michael @ 9/18/2012 10:07 PM

This is the reason why you give your mileage/location and where your destination is going to be and the same upon your arrival........Good practice since we don't all have dash cams. Glad this worked out.

PDC @ 9/19/2012 1:16 AM

She needs to be charged and upon conviction, needs to serve time, for the rape allegation.
She is the kind of person that makes it hard on Real victims and she attempted to ruin the life of that officer........ she can do the time now.

Doc @ 9/19/2012 1:26 AM

He was Cleared and they think that is the end of the story???
That woman can't get away with the crime, she is a low life to the extreme and Any IA investigation is Not complete when an Officer is cleared and evidence proves the allegation was made if bad faith. She must be charged with the felony crimes and sentenced to make an example of her to the public that might consider making false claims against an officer.

DP509 @ 9/19/2012 7:21 AM

Doc, your comments are right on. This will be a lesson to all others who attempt this type of crap. He should sue her for defamation of character.

Nichole @ 9/20/2012 5:37 AM

Imagine what this officer went through before he was cleared. If he has a wife, children... hell, even if he has friends? Even if they trusted him and believed that he didn't do it, the fact that he was accused still loomed over him, and may still now. Imagine how his family felt, imagine how he felt? I'm sure, even though he was cleared, this accusation at least partially ruined his life.

If my husband were accused of rape, I'm not sure if I could get past that, even if he was cleared of the accusations and it turned out to be a complete lie. The thought of it might never leave my head, even if I knew it was totally false. And who knows what would happen between the time of the accusation and being cleared of it, that takes time in most cases, and if it were me, I don't know if I could hang on long enough, trust in my husband long enough, to make it through. That thought would ruin my relationship.

Ugh. This bitch should pay.

Larry @ 9/20/2012 6:57 AM

Do us all a favor, file criminal charges and a civil suit against her!!!!!!

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