Updated: Sep 5
Michael Jennings was dutifully watering his out-of-town neighbors’ flowers — upon their request — when he was approached by police. Bodycam footage released this week by Jennings’ attorneys show that within minutes, he was arrested, handcuffed and placed in the back of a cruiser.
“I’m supposed to be here. I’m Pastor Jennings. I live across the street,” Jennings told an officer during the May 22 exchange in his neighbors’ driveway in Childersburg, Alabama.