The president of the University of Delaware, a historically black college, has accused police in Georgia of stopping a bus on the grounds of “minor traffic violation” and conducting a drug search.
“To be clear, nothing illegal was found in this search, and all our coaches and student-athletes behaved with dignity during the difficult and humiliating process,” he said. letter from President Tony Allen to campus.
Police officers inspected the luggage of all students.
He quoted video that “clearly shows that law enforcement officers are trying to intimidate our student-athletes into confessing to possession of drugs and / or drugs.”
“We do not intend to let this or any other incident like it go without a cause. We are ready to go where the evidence leads us. We have video. We have allies. Perhaps more importantly, we have the courage of our beliefs, ”Allen said.
WHY NEWS contacted the Liberty County Sheriff to ask about the search. An unnamed aide sent the reporter to Chief Deputy Max Brown. “We don’t have much information. It needs to be investigated, ”the aide said, adding that the office had only just learned about the stop and search. Brown did not answer.
The search took place on April 20.