Writ of Habeas Corpus – Police Forcibly Remove Permanent Genital Piercing with Bolt-Cutters. 


Mr. Frey alleged that Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies forcibly removed a penis piercing using 8-inch bolt cutters, which resulted in serious infection and untreated medical emergency.  Mr. Frey further alleged that Sheriff’s deputies did not attend to his medical condition and required him to work in the gang unit while wearing a Foley Catheter for over 60 days without regular medical attention or adequate medication to control infections.


Result: The trial court granted the order showing cause re: habeas corpus writ petition and set the matter for hearing.  Mr. Frey was shortly thereafter released from custody.
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus

Traverse to Return to OSC Re: Writ of Habeas Corpus