Dallas Police Officer Delays NFL Player While Mother-In-Law Passes Away

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Published: March 26, 2009

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... wife Tamishia, were pulled over Thursday by officer Robert Powell of the Dallas Police, after rolling through a red light. 

While you're trying to figure out exactly what's wrong with that scenario, let me add this.  Powell, after exiting his vehicle immediately, drew his gun (and kept it drawn), even after the Moats' explained they were rushing to the hospital to be with Tamishia's mother who was actively dying of breast cancer.

After making sure the path was clear, Moats gingerly rolled through the intersection, before being pulled over by Powell, a three year veteran, in the Baylor Regional Medical Center parking lot. 

Tamishia, who claims Powell pointed his weapon at her almost immediately, was ordered back in the car, but chose to enter the building to be with her dying mother.  Ryan Moats wasn't so lucky.  He argued with Powell, explaining the situation to the officer while precious minutes elapsed. 

The argument esc...

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