Georgia woman arrested after cop appears to use coin flip app

Now the Roswell, GA officers are suspended after bodycam video shows them giggling and using a coin-toss app to decide whether or not to arrest Sarah Webb who admits she was speeding.

Sarah Webb was pulled over in April by Roswell police for driving 80 miles per hour in a 45 miles per hour zone in the rain.

The video obtained by WXIA-TV showed Roswell police Officer Courtney Brown consulting with fellow officers about whether to arrest Sarah Webb or just give her a ticket after she was stopped for allegedly speeding.

The two are then accused of deciding that a coin flip app on Wilson's phone would determine whether Webb was arrested. "No ma'am", Officer Brown responds. Though the coin reportedly landed on tails, the officers made a decision to arrest Webb anyway.

The two officers are now on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation.

The woman chuckled briefly when told of the coin flip but soon cried when she is placed in the back of a squad vehicle in handcuffs.

The other officer identified as Kristee Wilson then opens up a coin-flipping app on the on-board computer.

This traffic stop happened in early April, but Roswell didn't put officers Brown and Wilson on administrative leave before 11Alive started asking questions two months later.




"This says tails right?"

"Yeah, so release?" Brown replies.

In a statement posted to Facebook, Roswell police chief Rusty Grant said an internal investigation has now been launched.

"23", she says, an apparent reference to what the Atlanta Police Department described as a code for an arrest or citation.

The other officer pointed out she also didn't have any tickets.

The television station reports that the charges against Webb were dropped. Webb had no idea that the officers used the coin flip method until Alive 11 alerted her of the video.

'I couldn't believe what I was seeing, to be honest, ' Grant said.

"Since this is an open internal investigation, I can not discuss the details of the incident until the conclusion of the investigation", Grant said.

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