Soddy PolicingDeputy Daniel Wilkey thought Shandle Marie Riley had meth, so he searched her and her car. In the process he found one joint — and the opportunity to grope Riley, which, according to court papers, the Hamilton County, Tenn., sheriff’s deputy took. Wilkey, the complaint says, called Riley a “piece of shit” and offered to baptize her. This, he said, according to her $11 million lawsuit, could save her — from going to jail. Wilkey took her to Lake Soddy and, after taking off most of his clothes (she would not do likewise), dunked her, according to the complaint filed against him, a colleague who attended the baptism, and the county. But despite his promise to do so, Riley’s lawsuit claims, Wilkey never interceded for her with the judge. (AC/Nashville Tennessean) ...“God is her judge,” he said.
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