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FIRST ON 3: Streaker at Wrightsville Beach gets tased, caught on camera

A man streaking through Wrightsville Beach over the holiday weekend was stopped in his tracks when he was tazed by law enforcement. It was caught on tape and has been posted on YouTube. WARNING: There is nudity and graphic language in the video.

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Ok, the streaker was dealt with, in my opinion, appropriately. But there does appear more to this story. It appears the crowd, including the camera guy was only worsening the situation by screaming and carrying on about his "rights". Fine, take the video, but be sane and use some common sense. This deputy was simply trying to keep order in a situation that bystanders and the camera guy were only making worse and potentially dangerous for everyone involved. When there are angry crowds already in place, and folks like this (camera guy), it only creates more anger and has many times incited riots in places. Bottom line here is that Law Enforcement was simply trying to keep order and protect the citizens. Had I been an officer, I would have arrested camera guy and all those who were being disorderly, and they were being disorderly, and YES, the deputy had a right to arrest him, and SHOULD have.

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Sheriff McMahon even said that the deputy was wrong in ordering the guy to stop taping. So I guess you need to educate yourself on law before you open your mouth and say something so stupid.

Yeah, What he said.

Yeah, What he said.