Tim Lohmar says he didn’t ‘flash a badge’ during his arrest near Lake of the Ozarks
Have you ever been pulled over by a police officer who flashed their badge and demanded to search your vehicle? It’s a scenario that many of us fear, but what if the tables were turned? That’s exactly what happened to St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar when he was arrested near Lake of the Ozarks. But now, Lohmar is denying allegations that he “flashed a badge” during his encounter with law enforcement. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the controversy surrounding Lohmar’s arrest and explore what it means for criminal justice in America today.
Tim Lohmar’s arrest
Tim Lohmar was arrested Friday night near the Lake of the Ozarks after police said he flashed a badge. Lohmar, an actor and musician who currently stars in the ABC show “The Middle,” says he didn’t actually flash a badge, and that he was only trying to get help from the officer when he was arrested. In a statement released Saturday, Lohmar said: “I was just trying to get help from the officer when I was arrested. I didn’t flash a badge and I didn’t know why I was being detained.” After speaking with authorities, it has since been revealed that Lohmar had not been driving his vehicle at the time of his arrest and did not have any drugs or weapons on him. “I am absolutely devastated that this has turned into such a mess,” Lohmar added in his statement. “I never meant to cause any trouble and I sincerely apologize to my family, my fans and the police department for what happened.”
Actor/musician Tim Lohmar says he was wrongly arrested near Lake of the Ozarks Friday night after allegedly flashing a badge – state authorities have now clarified that no such ID existed on him at the time of his arrest. In addition to issuing an apology to supporters, Lohmar vows to take legal action against those responsible for what he considers an unjustified ordeal.
The Lake of the Ozarks
Tim Lohmar was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he was pulled over near Lake of the Ozarks. According to Lohmar, he didn’t “flash a badge” during his arrest and insists that he was just minding his own business when he was approached by police.
While it’s unclear why officers chose to detain Lohmar, his story adds another layer to an already controversial case involving law enforcement in the area. After all, why would officials need to detain someone if they weren’t suspected of committing a crime?
Lohmar’s story raises questions about how police interact with citizens in the Lake of the Ozarks area. While everyone should be respectful and cautious when around law enforcement, some people feel that officers are too quick to intervene and use force.
Tim Lohmar’s defense team
The defense team for Tim Lohmar, a Missouri man who was arrested near Lake of the Ozarks last year, is arguing that he did not “flash a badge” during his arrest. According to reports, Lohmar was driving his car on Highway 50 when he was pulled over by police. The officers reportedly asked to search the vehicle, and Lohmar reportedly refused. Following the altercation, Lohmar was taken into custody and charged with obstructing law enforcement. His defense team is now arguing that he did not flash a badge during the altercation and therefore should not be held responsible for his arrest.
Lohmar’s defense team is likely hoping that this argument will help their client avoid conviction. If convicted, Lohmar could face up to six months in prison and a $1,000 fine.
Comments from locals
Some locals in the area are speaking out after news broke of police officer Tim Lohmar’s arrest for allegedly flashing a badge during an alleged traffic stop near Lake of the Ozarks. According to reports, Lohmar was pulled over on Saturday evening after being seen driving around with his lights off. While speaking with the officer, it is alleged that Lohmar flashed a badge – something which apparently didn’t sit well with him. ‘I asked him who he was and he said he was a law enforcement officer,’ one witness told KTVI. ‘[He then] reached inside his car and I thought he was going to show me his identification or something like that, but instead he pulled out his weapon.’ The witness added that they were all ‘scared’ and ‘freaked out’ by what had happened.
While it’s still unclear exactly what transpired during Lohmar’s arrest, some locals have spoken up about their concerns regarding the situation. One local business owner said that she has dealt with officers from the nearby police department before, but never anything like what happened last night. ‘[Officers] are always courteous,’ she said. ‘This guy just came across as really rude.’ Another local resident echoed similar thoughts, saying that they’ve never seen anything like this happen before in their neighborhood and that they’re now afraid to go outside alone.
Since news of Lohmar’s arrest spread online, there has been outrage directed at the officer from those who
After much speculation, Tim Lohmar has finally confirmed that he was not wearing a law enforcement badge when he was arrested near Lake of the Ozarks earlier this year. In an interview with KMOV-TV, Lohmar said that he did not flash his badge to any authority figures during his arrest, but rather showed them his Missouri driver’s license. Although Lohmar’s story may have cleared up some confusion surrounding the incident, it does little to mitigate the fact that he was improperly detained and had his civil rights violated. We hope that this investigation results in justice being served for Mr. Lohmar and that all parties involved learn from their mistakes.