The cake allegedly baked by cop
A Florida woman has launched a lawsuit against a police officer who shocked her with a stun gun and then tried to apologize by baking a cake saying: ‘Sorry I Tased You’.

The cake was not enough to appease Stephanie Byron, who is still suing former Escambia County sheriff’s deputy Michael Wohlers.

On Monday, the county’s Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission announced it had reviewed the case and placed Wohlers on a one-year probationary period from serving at any law enforcement agency in Florida.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Pensacola, alleges Wohlers violated Byron’s civil rights, committed battery against her and caused her hardships, including physical injuries, monetary loss, medical expenses, humiliation and mental anguish.

Wohlers’ attorney denied the allegations in a court document.
The incident happened in June 2015 when Wohlers stopped by an apartment complex where Byron was working.

According to court documents, Wohlers was in his full uniform and ‘used his apparent law enforcement authority to intimidate, harass, and threaten’ Byron about her personal life.

The lawsuit says Wohlers took Byron’s sweet tea, and when she went to retrieve it he fired his stun gun at her.

She said she was knocked to the floor and the court document says Wohlers ‘jumped onto Ms Byron, kneeing her in the chest.’

He then removed the stun gun prods from her body and left.
The lawsuit also says Wohlers told his employer that he accidentally discharged his device into a pillow at his house during ‘horseplay’.

But Byron and her attorneys said on Wednesday there was no ‘play’ involved.
Some time after that, Wohlers baked Byron a cake. Byron’s attorney, Alistair McKenzie, entered a photo of the cake as an exhibit into the court file, The Pensacola News Journareported.

Although the photo of the cake was included in the court documents, reports online say the same picture started circulating on social media a year before the tasering took place.


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