‘I will light you up!': Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

Dashcam Footage of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Contradicts Police Report

The Washington Post reports that details of the confrontation were not included in the arrest warrant written by arresting officer Brian Encinia

‘I will light you up!': Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

‘I will light you up!': Texas officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser during traffic stop

According to newly released police video, a Texas trooper threatened Sandra Bland with a Taser when he ordered her out of her vehicle during a traffic stop on July 10, three days before she was found dead in a county jail.

Bland — a 28-year old African American woman — was stopped for failing to signal while changing lanes, but the routine traffic stop turned confrontational after the officer, Brian Encinia, ordered Bland to put out her cigarette.







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