Berkeley Co. man says he was wrongly accused, leaves traffic stop with concussion, black eye


BERKELEY CO., S.C. (WCBD) — Greg Ward says he was pulled over on Thursday, June 16, 2016 while driving down highway 52.

He says the vehicle was an unmarked, black SUV with blue lights.

Ward says an unidentified law enforcement personnel snatched him out of his car, slammed him on the ground, checked his license and then let him go, saying it was a misunderstanding.

Ward adds, two people in regular clothes with gold badges approached him with their guns drawn.

Ward suffered a black eye, concussion and damage to his previously injured back.

The incident happened in the Berkeley Co. Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction, but officials say all Tahoes and Black SUVs out that day were accounted for.

Still no word on who pulled Ward over.

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