Megan Amadescu is pictured after her arrest on June 26, 2013, with a bandage wrapped around her head. She was injured during her arrest, with a contusion to the back of her head and a bruise under her left eye, when Miami Beach Detective Philippe Archer said he hit her after she drunkenly slapped him during a struggle over her identification. Then after she was in handcuffs at the police station’s garage, she kicked Archer in the shin, who responded by punching her and kicking at her head— an incident captured in the video below.
Megan Amadescu is pictured after her arrest on June 26, 2013, with a bandage wrapped around her head. She was injured during her arrest, with a contusion to the back of her head and a bruise under her left eye, when Miami Beach Detective Philippe Archer said he hit her after she drunkenly slapped him during a struggle over her identification. Then after she was in handcuffs at the police station’s garage, she kicked Archer in the shin, who responded by punching her and kicking at her head— an incident captured in the video below. Courtesy of the Miami Beach Police Department
Megan Amadescu is pictured after her arrest on June 26, 2013, with a bandage wrapped around her head. She was injured during her arrest, with a contusion to the back of her head and a bruise under her left eye, when Miami Beach Detective Philippe Archer said he hit her after she drunkenly slapped him during a struggle over her identification. Then after she was in handcuffs at the police station’s garage, she kicked Archer in the shin, who responded by punching her and kicking at her head— an incident captured in the video below. Courtesy of the Miami Beach Police Department

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