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Boston Police Sgt’s Defense: My Penis Probably Wasn’t The First One 16 Year Old Girl Saw

Kenneth Anderson, the lawyer for Boston Police Sergeant Edwin Guzman, stated earlier this week that it was okay if his client sent a sixteen year old girl pictures of his penis because: “You can’t tell me someone her age has never seen a picture of a penis on the Internet.” It’s an interesting albeit not very convincing defense to say the least for Sgt. Guzman, who’s facing charges of “annoying and accosting a person of the opposite sex” and “disseminating harmful material to a minor,” but apparently is in talks with prosecutors to resolve the case. It’s not clear what exactly that means, but as you can see below, it probably means Guzman’s gonna have to ice down a sore wrist at some point in the near future.

Via : (Watch the report here)

Sgt. Edwin Guzman is accused of sending sexually explicit Facebook messages to a minor.

Guzman was promoted to sergeant in August 2014, around the same time he allegedly sent the messages to the teenager who says she considered Guzman a family friend and father figure.

“It started off we regularly chat and it’s mostly about school and how life is,” the teenager who was 16 at the time told 5 Investigates’ Mike Beaudet.

But she says the conversations kept escalating from there.

“If I gave him like pleasure and let him do things to me, he’d be willing to buy me things,” she said. “He took a picture of his penis and he sent it to me.”

Guzman was charged in Quincy District Court with sending obscene matter to a minor and accosting and annoying a person of the opposite sex.

The Norfolk District Attorney’s office has confirmed the charges were based on the allegedly explicit messages and picture.

But nearly two years later we’ve learned the more serious charge of sending obscene matter to a minor is expected to be dropped, a charge that carried a potential prison sentence of up to five years.

While officials say they believe the alleged victim’s story and they have the deleted Facebook messages, they’ve been unable to recover the naked photo.

The alleged victim’s mother is upset the case has dragged on for so long, culminating in this setback.

“I think the system’s screwed up,” she said. “I still feel like he came out winning.”

The alleged victim’s mother says the district attorney’s office has told her Guzman had indicated he would plead guilty to the lesser charge, if he avoids jail time so the family is willing to go along, rather than risk a jury finding him not guilty.

“I’d rather have him plead guilty on his own and say he’s guilty of one thing,” said the mother of the alleged victim.

“Do you think this is justice?” asked 5 Investigates’ Beaudet.

“Not at all. It’s a slap on the wrist,” she replied.

Guzman is due in court Friday morning. His lawyer wouldn’t comment on whether a plea deal could be reached by then.

Boston police tell us their internal investigators are monitoring the case and will begin an investigation which will ultimately decide if he gets to keep his job, once the criminal case is resolved.

For now, Guzman remains on paid administrative leave.

That paid vacation Sgt. Guzman has been on has lasted for just under a year and a half. That’s a nice bonus for the former Boston Police Department officer of the year (2012).

Boston Cop Claims It’s Illegal to Film Him Without Informing Him First

This video from the PoliceRecording.com YouTube channel (it’s actually more of an audio recording) shows a traffic stop in Boston. The unidentified officer heard on the video notices the passenger is recording with his cell phone. He then very incorrectly states that it is illegal to do so without informing him that he is being filmed. This traffic stop obviously took place in public view. As everyone who regularly reads this site is well aware, it is therefore perfectly legal (and very much recommended) to film this police officer during the course of his duties.

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The original description included with the video:

Location: Washington St. Boston, MA
Date: September 18th, 2015, at approx. 1:15 am.

Sadly, I didn’t get the officer’s name or badge number.
Let’s just call him Officer Twat.

Rough officer description:
Black male, mid 30s to mid 40s, smelled like bacon. Drove an SUV-type vehicle.

Officer was accompanied by a white male/partner who behaved reasonably well (he never opened his mouth and gave me a good impression, overall). I commend him for it.

General video description:
My brother gets pulled over for speeding. This is NOT in the video recording, but he initially asks the cop, “May I ask why I’m being stopped?” At this point, the officer gives a rude and condescending answer, “If you would just let me do my job. Just let me do my job.” (You REALLY had to be there to catch the ugly tone.)

Sarcasm: Sorry for asking a basic and perfectly legitimate question, officer [facepalm].

The cop then walks back to his car with my brother’s license and registration. Three minutes later, he comes back and soon realizes I was (gasp!) recording the incident.

The Boston police officer gets offended because of being video-recorded. He insists I have to let him know beforehand.

In other words, the poor guy thinks I have to get his approval. Sorry, but I’m not your wife.

Other useful information, for the hell of it:

Quote from the Boston.com article, How a Boston Case Won You the Right to Record Police: “Massachusetts is a ‘two party consent’ state, which means it’s illegal to record audio without the knowledge and permission of the person you are recording — unless, as we’ll see, that person is a government official in a public space.”

For the record:

Boston drivers: Beware of Officer Twat. He clearly seems mentally unstable and gets agitated easily.

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Everyone else: Always video-record the police, no matter how mundane the situation may be. You never know when they might go batshit crazy and violate your rights.

Get a video streaming app such as Bambuser.

Q&A:

  • Q: You never recorded the cop’s face!
    A: I wanted to protect the driver’s identity. As a result, the focus remained on the dashboard.
  • Q: That sounds awfully hypocritical. What about respecting the officer’s wishes?
    A: In the end, citizens have the right to videotape (or avoid) whomever we choose. I was merely exercising those rights. Deal with it.
  • Q: Why is the driver so apologetic?
    A: Who knows. Maybe he wanted to defuse the situation (the wrong way, mind you). He even apologized for asking why he was being stopped earlier (which he shouldn’t have).
  • Q: I’m a cop. How can I reduce the chances of ever landing on YouTube?
    A: Let’s put it this way: The more you complain about being videotaped, the more you’re going to end up all over the internet. If you simply ignore the camera, then there’s nothing special about the encounter — thus the video wouldn’t go online.

NEVER, EVER complain about being videotaped; you’re only shooting yourselves in the foot.

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