Bodycam footage has been released of the moment a deputy with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office arrested an 18-year-old bicyclist after allegedly not stopping at a stop sign at an intersection.
Javier Lopez was riding with a group when it all started.
According to Lopez’s arrest report, a deputy was patrolling the area and yelled at Lopez three times, but Lopez kept riding after allegedly riding through the stop sign.
Members of Lopez’s cycling group were outraged by the arrest. They said they didn’t know the deputy was trying to stop them.
They set up a GoFundMe page to cover Lopez’s legal costs. Members of the cycling group say attorneys at Bike Law are now representing Lopez.