'Coin-flip arrest' uncovered in 11Alive investigation | Officers placed on leave
The case against the woman they arrested was dropped after the prosecutor watched the body camera footage of an arrest decision based on a coin-flip app.
The 11Alive Investigators have discovered that Roswell officers recently jailed a woman over a coin flip. Now, amid our investigation, both officers are on administrative leave.
Heads, you're released and tails you go to jail - those were the odds Sarah Webb faced in a traffic stop in April. But she didn't know about the police coin flip until we told her.
Two officers involved were forced to turn in their guns and their badges right after Roswell police learned The Investigators were on the case.
Sarah Webb was stopped for speeding past a Roswell cruiser. Officer Courtney Brown added a charge of reckless driving because of the wet pavement but asked fellow officers what she should do.
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