A Michigan woman has accused a police officer of spying on her using a cell phone that was seized during a marijuana bust.
Megan Pearce filed charges against Hazel Park police officer Michael Emmi last week. She has accused the office of using her boyfriend’s phone to tap into her baby monitor.
The cell phone was seized by Emmi when he arrested Megan Pearce’s fiancé on marijuana charges.
When she was at home later, Megan was breastfeeding her infant son while naked, she then noticed the light on her nanny cam had turned itself on.
The only devices connected to the video monitoring system are her iPhone, iPad and her fiance’s cell phone, that was in the hands of the police at the time. As she has her phone and iPad with her at the time, she knew the only way the camera could have been activated was with her fiance’s cell phone.
She then used the ‘Find my iPhone’ app to see where the cell phone was, where the phone was traced to Emmi’s home address.
“Ms. Pearce immediately tried to disable the phone’s monitoring capability, and thought she was successful,” Pearce’s lawsuit says.
“However, later on, while she was lying there nude nursing her infant son and talking to her brother on her cell phone . . . she noticed the Nest Cam light flashing again.”
Pearce told her brother, “Oh my God, someone is watching me again,” and the light suddenly went off.
Ms. Pearce hopes that the lawsuit will go to a jury trial.