Florida Cop Arrests a Blind Man After Mistaking His White Cane for a Gun
By TTAG Contributor
By Lee Williams
James Hodges, who is legally blind and cannot drive, was walking home from jury duty in Lake City, Florida one week ago when he was stopped by Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy Jayme Gohdy, because she mistook his collapsible white cane for a pistol.
A video of their encounter was captured by Deputy Gohdy’s body camera. Hodges later posted a copy of the video on his YouTube page.
“What’s this in your back pocket?” Deputy Gohdy can be heard asking on the video.
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