Odessa, Texas -
They didn't find any drugs; instead they found a poster telling them
they were on a reality show called "kop busters."
It's an online
reality show that goes around the nation exposing what they say is
police corruption. The reason they came to Odessa is because they were
asked to by a man who says his daughter is falsely imprisoned.
Video cameras, plants masquerading, as drugs, and a message are what police found while serving a search warrant today.
Cooper CEO of Kop Busters.com said: "The best equipment known to man is
what Cop Busters has and we're going to continue going across America
busting these cops."
The reality show team out of Austin has
been setting up the fake drug den for 6 months, going through
painstaking methods to keep it a secret.
"We had to use encrypted emails, we had to use Wal-Mart blowup cell phones in case our phones were tapped," said Cooper.
But why all the trouble? “Get Yolanda Madden out of prison," said Cooper.
2005, Odessa woman Yolanda Madden was convicted of the possession of
drugs with the intent to distribute. Now she's serving a 7-year prison
"I could prove absolutely without a doubt she's innocent," said Raymond Madden
Her father says he's been trying to get a court to retry the case since the conviction.
"We had a witness that planted the drugs he testified in court that he planted the drugs," said Madden.
Cop Busters says the show exists to help fix the system.
Odessa police say the matter is still under investigation and at this point they are looking to see if any laws were broken.