Tasered and shot with a beanbag gun for videotaping warrantless police search

A man is suing police in Portland because they tasered him and shot him with a beanbag while he was videotaping their search of his neighbor's house.

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Frank Waterhouse of Oregon is suing Portland police after he was tasered and shot with a beanbag gun. His offense? Videotaping a warrantless police search on a friend's property. The police report helpfully explains that the force used on Waterhouse (who was standing far off on the edge of the property) was necessary because, "He had refused to drop the camera which could be used as a weapon."