Police taser Georgia nurse

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 1:22 PM
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A suburban Atlanta nurse had to be tasered by police who said she was obstructing an arrest.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Marthe Bein-Aime was released from the Gwinnett County Detention Center on Monday after herself being arrested over the weekend, police said.

Police went to the SummitRidge Psychiatric hospital to arrest a patient accused of sexually assaulting another patient, Lawrenceville police Maj. Paul King told Channel 2 Action News.

“We met with hospital staff and informed them that they had the warrant for the patient’s arrest,” King said.

But Bein-Aime would not allow officers to get to the patient’s room, telling them, “Hell no ... this is not happening while I am in charge,” according to a police incident report.

King said when she refused to cooperate with police, officers had no other choice but to use a short burst from a Taser on Bein-Aime’s back side.

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stillamazed
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stillamazed 11/01/11 - 12:31 pm
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Bet her butt hurts and bet

Bet her butt hurts and bet she want get in the way next time.......how the heck are you going to tell the police who have a warrant that they can't make an arrest? People are getting crazier and crazier.

Chad
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Chad 11/01/11 - 12:47 pm
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She earned it. Shame they did

She earned it. Shame they did not send her for the full ride.

rmwardsr
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rmwardsr 11/01/11 - 12:55 pm
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If you live in McDuffie

If you live in McDuffie County and you know the mayor, you can do this. Just call him and let him know what the police are trying to do, and he has the authority to remove the suspect from police custody and the police don't stand a chance. Ask a high ranking county employee who was in police custody on suspicion of DUI. He called the mayor from the scene, the mayor showed up, took him away from the police, took him home, and the DA's office said the mayor would not be charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer. Let the ordinary citizen try that, we would have a police tazer in our butt, not to mention our own day in court.

Crime Reports and Rewards TV
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Crime Reports and Rewards TV 11/01/11 - 12:56 pm
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Criminals are smooth talkers.

Criminals are smooth talkers. Just a moment of exposure to their rap and lots of folks get sucked in.. This nurse is just one of thousands

Riverman1
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Riverman1 11/01/11 - 01:07 pm
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It sounds like to me this

It sounds like to me this nurse was doing her level best to protect an insane patient. Pretty doggone extreme to taser her. That's not the kind of person you use a taser on. She was no threat to them.

Chillen
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Chillen 11/01/11 - 01:30 pm
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Though her intentions might

Though her intentions might have been good, she was obstructing justice. The person she was trying to protect raped someone else's daughter, mother or sister. They put her in that facility to help her. An arrest was warranted and the nurse tried to stop it.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 11/01/11 - 01:34 pm
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Chillen, true on all

Chillen, true on all accounts, but it also appears the patient is insane. Plus, the nurse was not a threat to the officers. They used the taser on her to punish her. My goodness, how hard would it have been to cuff her, make her sit there while they took the person and then let her go even? Common sense got left at the station. How would Sheriff Andy have handled it?

LouLou
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LouLou 11/01/11 - 01:38 pm
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rm yep and he's running for

rm yep and he's running for mayor again

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 11/01/11 - 01:49 pm
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Mr. Ward, that incident about

Mr. Ward, that incident about the utility supervisor and the mayor has many angles. You say they had him under suspicion of DUI, but that's questionable. As the story was presented in the paper, the police never saw him in the car. They confronted him on a job-related emergency call out and didn't know what to do with him. They believed he might have been too impaired to drive, but he was never seen driving! They would never have been able to make a case against him.

Pu239
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Pu239 11/01/11 - 08:40 pm
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RM1....if this had been
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RM1....if this had been Mayberry, Otis would have been on self-imposed lockdown and there would have been no incident. It would appear that Bein-Aime was briefly introduced to a conducted energy weapon and decided to allow the LEO's to fulfill their duty.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 11/01/11 - 09:54 pm
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Pu239, ha, I liked that.

Pu239, ha, I liked that.

Pu239
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Pu239 11/01/11 - 10:10 pm
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RM1...Thanks...I'll be here
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RM1...Thanks...I'll be here all week....now let's give it up for the headliner....Live from Lawrenceville....

Riverman1
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Riverman1 11/01/11 - 10:34 pm
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Rim shot, try the chopped

Rim shot, try the chopped liver.

ghmcmorris11
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ghmcmorris11 11/02/11 - 09:32 pm
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WOW wow WOW!!!!! Man the

WOW wow WOW!!!!! Man the majority of you are all FAR off base. Some calling this nurse a criminal. I am so disgusted with what people wrote on here that I had to sign up and post my comment. You are all so quick to judge when hearing one said of an incomplete story. Lets look at the situation: 1) One Black nurse vs White police officers. (2) How many cops does it take to hold back a nurse doing her job? Is 6 enough? That was how many of them were there. You are telling me this poor lady had to be tasered? (3) There are guidelines/policies and procedures that are in place and have to be followed when dealing with a psychiatric facility. That is all the nurse was doing. Gwinnett County Police Officers sometimes believe they are the law and that they can do anything they want. There is a LOT more to this story that if you do not know the whole story you should not be making any negative judgemental comments about this nurse. This is a simple case of POLICE BRUTALITY!!!!!! It happens all the time especially to minorities. I do not believe that this would have happened if the nurse was caucasian. In the end something has to be done. No nurse of any nationality should be tasered on the jobs while following procedures set in place by the police and the facility.

Chad
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Chad 11/03/11 - 09:22 am
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Qhm. WOW wow WOW Color played

Qhm.
WOW wow WOW Color played not part in this situation. No where in the article did it state the race of any of the subjects. Plane and simple she obstructed justice. The officers did not Taser her as you might think. They used a simple procedures called a drive stun. It does hurt, causes no damage, and will make someone move rather quickly. To many sidewalk supervisors here trying to tell the Law enforcement personnel how to do their jobs. Untill you put the uniform on and deal with those subjects can you gain the appreaction of the paitents the officers truely have. All this while receiving poor wages, working in bad weather, and most people hate you untill they need you. In addition the officers do this willingly. Try that career field for awhile and then let me know if you still feel the same as you do now.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 11/03/11 - 09:39 am
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I appreciate law enforcement

I appreciate law enforcement and have never had a problem with one in my life, but these particular officers used poor judgment using a drive stun or whatever you call it on that nurse. She was not a threat. She was protecing her patient. It sounds like some talk could have solved the whole matter. Stunning anyone is dangerous.

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