I hope either the ACLU, or some local lawyer gets involved in this, and throws the book at the officer(s) who pissed on constitutional rights and protocal here. It's unacceptable. Little Canada man videotaped sheriff's deputies, and got charged for it By Emily Gurnon Posted: 01/08/2013 12:01:00 AM CST January 8, 2013 11:44 PM GMTUpdated: 01/08/2013 05:44:53 PM CST Andrew Henderson and his camera with the parking lot of his Little Canada apartment building in the background, where he filmed Ramsey County deputies arresting a man. His camera was confiscated and he was charged with obstructing justice. He plans to sue. (Pioneer Press: John Doman) Andrew Henderson watched as Ramsey County sheriff's deputies frisked a bloody-faced man outside his Little Canada apartment building. Paramedics then loaded the man, a stranger to Henderson, into an ambulance. Henderson, 28, took out his small handheld video camera and began recording. It's something he does regularly with law enforcement. But what happened next was different. The deputy, Jacqueline Muellner, approached him and snatched the camera from his hand, Henderson said. Little Canada man videotaped sheriff's deputies, and got charged for it - TwinCities.com So basically the cops arrested this kid for video taping them, and then they erased his video. That video was private property, of not "evidence" as was the initial claim for the confiscation. No one is above the law, or the constitution. Period.