State not pressing charges against teen tased by FHP trooper

The State Attorney’s Office will not be filing charges against a teenager who was tased by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper in Lee County in June. Jack Rodeman, 16, was arrested and placed in juvenile detention after trooper George Smyrnios followed Rodeman to the house of the teen’s girlfriend in Three Oaks and tased him […]

Teen Tasered: Was the teen in the wrong for not complying with trooper?

A 16-year-old is in custody after being tased by an FHP trooper last week while waiting outside of his girlfriend’s home, where he had permission to be. The video has been viewed by millions and has caused many to question whether FHP Trooper George Smyrnios acted correctly when he stunned Jack Rodeman. Smyrnios said he […]