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Back in session and on the docket today a Michigan man facing jail time now after he tried to make a citizen's arrest of a police officer.
The man apparently losing it after he says he saw the cop driving without a seatbelt on and that's not all listen.
You are required a lot of lawyers -- -- With the legendary Steve Brown -- yeah.
Over well here.
The longer you understand there.
-- -- The man behind the attempted citizen's arrest is now set to go to try -- on this two months from now no plea deal could be reached but he's been charged with reckless driving.
Cheney now David -- former prosecutor -- -- -- -- and Bryan Clay -- the same gentlemen welcome.
So this is his right -- this -- -- -- very unhappy very unhappy his name is Steven Maclean he's sixty years old.
And he says.
The cop was violating all sorts of law laws and so Brian.
-- happened to try to make a citizen's arrest.
Meg and wait a minute there's a news flash that the verdict actually came and then that the judge found him guilty.
And sends them to thirty days in my seven year old little girls etiquette and manners class act that's -- he got sentenced him at the proper sentence.
Well because they are going to trial would have nots I've is is not that -- are way ahead.
He is charged with reckless driving he shows up get a day for court hearing an aborted a jury trial on whether he was guilty -- we -- The guy who is accusing the cop.
-- sorry about that are backed the legal -- no he can't make a citizens arrest I checked the Michigan statute electronic make a citizen's arrest Megan.
Is -- -- felonies committed in your house or you see a phony -- committee and the public or a police officer asks you to assist in apprehending the suspect.
None of those things happen here he had no right to to carry out a citizen's -- What data he can justice of the police can just -- -- impunity and they can.
According to me you know mister McLean.
The cop was speeding it was wasn't wearing his seatbelt and was endangering a canine.
A dog who is in the back of his vehicle.
You have as a replaces looking out for the folks -- in this case law enforcement he's got a tremendous concern for their safety.
Look was this a little overzealous yes but thankfully he didn't do a pit maneuver he didn't laid down spikes I think he used his camera make it -- do you think this had something to do what -- YouTube moment if I had to guess.
I'd say yes no Michigan is reckless driving.
Anders and -- careless driving.
Now was viewing engaging in reckless driving endangering the -- safety of others -- -- I mean I don't think so was it careless.
Possible I don't think he was talking over you when you -- -- as the reports say that this guy drives around taking pictures of cops who are -- in the seat belt got like sixty other they'll be doing this thirty or sixty camera number about a lot.
So is right for attention heat this is -- real issue for him unless it was I don't worry he -- let's -- sound -- number one was -- program.
When the light turned green he took off at such a high rate of speed and I can see you as a canine unit.
So is concerned -- possibility of a dog being inside.
I said sir you need to Wear your seatbelt and he started laughing it's -- off it really meant I was mad -- -- So having -- an -- Brian but is it amounts -- reckless driving for him to do it.
Many and he was looking out his window so outcomes -- -- there.
Well includes odds are reacting to him initiated you can't drive a car was reacting -- an -- officer not wearing a belt and going too fast -- the got it back look.
A look I think the bigger issues -- I -- my -- -- an email after the show's over how many give Melissa some some community service organizations that he can.
You can volunteer to help with is he's got way too much time on his -- Mega you know what else don't -- last -- all of us today not David I've read the rules the police get all sorts of -- -- for the traffic rules when they're in -- they have the sirens on.
Yeah this wasn't that situation.
How to we don't want.
-- -- But he wasn't he was being there were no sirens on he did the same laws that apply to.
You -- Brian applied to him he was not referring wearing a seatbelt on also bringing you would not trying to affect the citizens arrest here he said.
Is trying to stop the officer -- the officer or not been comply with the law he was going to.
Called the police department asking them to come over and possibly affect the citation.
He was trying to wrap -- is a good.
There's a network that neighborhood watch funny days in jail would be a whopper for this guy will wait to see how -- -- trial -- guys thanks for being here we'll be right.
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