Brandy Burning was pulled over for driving in an HOV lane. During the traffic stop, she informed the officer she was recording their conversation. The officer, Lt. William O’Brien, told her that recording him was a felony and demanded her phone. When she refused he forcibly removed her from her vehicle and arrested her. She suffered bruises and scrapes during the incident.
After spending the night in jail, she was released and all charges were dropped. Her lawyers have informed the Broward Sheriff’s Office that she intends for sue the department over the incident.