Veteran plans to sue Villa Rica police over arrest
February 26, 2016
CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. — A veteran told Channel 2 Action News he's planning to sue local law enforcement for what he's calling a "traumatic arrest." The man has a medical marijuana card from Colorado, but he had marijuana with him in Georgia.
"It was probably one of the most horrific things I've ever been through and I've been through a lot," veteran Bill Clanton said.
On Feb. 9, Villa Rica police spotted Clanton exiting I-20 eastbound onto Highway 61. Police say Clanton was pulled over, because the officer couldn't clearly see his license plate.
The officer smelled marijuana in Clanton's car and took him to jail.
Clanton says he's still shaken by his recent arrest in Carroll County. The Colorado resident served in the Persian Gulf War and suffers from post traumatic stress disorder.
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