texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Weigant123, txfarchase, bthomas11, Whiskey Zulu, Roberterop
68226 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 106,353
bill oxner 80,982
stxranchman 57,291
SnakeWrangler 56,630
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
Gravytrain 42,058
BMD 41,164
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics599,830
Posts11,254,697
Members83,226
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
ATF agent tased and confused #8103160 12/25/20 06:35 PM
Joined: May 2016
Posts: 1,277
Y
yotehater Offline OP
Pro Tracker
OP Offline
Pro Tracker
Y
Joined: May 2016
Posts: 1,277
Karma.

https://www.gunsamerica.com/digest/...iles-lawsuit-for-use-of-excessive-force/

In what many gun owners will consider an act of karma for the ATF’s recent pistol brace guidance, a federal agent was tased earlier this year by two police officers in Columbus, Ohio, while he was attempting to confiscate a shotgun. The agent is seeking damages from the two officers and the city for the “physical and psychological” injuries he suffered during the incident.

Agent James Burk, a 16-year veteran of the ATF, said in his lawsuit that he was working a “routine” assignment on July 7 to confiscate a shotgun from someone who was not permitted to own a firearm, according to local media.

The homeowner called 911 when Burke knocked on the door and demanded that he produce his credentials. The dispatcher told the homeowner not to open the door and dispatched to the scene two 20-year veteran officers, Joseph Fihe and Kevin Winchell.

“When Fihe arrived at the scene, Agent Burk stood outside the home’s front door and waved the officer over to where he was standing,” the lawsuit said. “Even though Agent Burk had both hands raised and had represented that he is a federal agent, officer Fihe immediately drew his weapon and pointed it … while simultaneously screaming at (Burk) to get on the ground.”


Burk claims he was wearing “casual professional” attire and had his credentials on a lanyard around his neck.

Fihe pointed his firearm at the ATF agent for more than 90 seconds, Burk claims in his suit, before both Fihe and Winchell “climbed on his back while violently twisting and pulling his arms to handcuff him.”

The officers also tased Burk multiple times before handcuffing him and placing him in the back of a cruiser.

Burk was released without charges about an hour later, but not before he was “frequently disparaged… to everyone in earshot” by Fihe and denied water. Burk also claims the Columbus Police Department shared the body cam footage of the incident within the department “for no apparent purpose.”

The federal agent was so traumatized and physically injured by the incident that he has moved to an administrative role within the ATF.

In a strange and equally hilarious twist, this “James Burk” appears to be the same ATF agent who was accused of stealing wine from a grocery store in 2015.


One shot is all it should take.
Re: ATF agent tased and confused [Re: yotehater] #8103172 12/25/20 06:45 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 39
Rutersville Offline
Light Foot
Offline
Light Foot
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 39
They should have shot his dog......

Re: ATF agent tased and confused [Re: yotehater] #8103597 12/26/20 04:01 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,492
S
syncerus Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,492
Maybe there really is something to the idea of karma.


NRA Patron & DSC Lifer
Re: ATF agent tased and confused [Re: syncerus] #8103649 12/26/20 08:29 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 21,076
F
fadetoblack64 Online Mad
giddyup
Online Mad
giddyup
F
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 21,076
Well aint that a real GD shame.


I walk the ‘Killing Fields’ while dabbing on sunscreen and marveling at the wonderful rhythm I make as the skulls crunched beneath my jack boots listening to the bee gees Night Fever. Man how I glowed back then. Give ya warning.
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3