A female Texas state trooper who had been fired for conducting an illegal cavity search caught on dashcam video that went viral nearly two years ago pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of official oppression.
Kelly Helleson was sentenced to two years’ probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine stemming from a July 13, 2012, traffic stop in Irving involving Angel Dobbs and her niece.
The women sued the Department of Public Safety claiming that State Trooper Helleson inserted her hands inside their vaginas and anuses without changing the latex gloves.
The law enforcement agency eventually settled with the plaintiffs for $185,000.
In court Friday, Ms Helleson apologized for acting ‘injudiciously’ and causing pain with her actions, but denied touching anyone’s private parts, the station NBC5 reported.
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