April 5th, 2011 11:57 EST
Outrage: Bully Cops Arrest Lady For Refusing To Pick Up After Her Pooch
"Police in Tennessee said they arrested a woman who allegedly struggled with officers after refusing to pick up after her dog.
East Memphis police said officers witnessed Kristen Hall, 24, fail to pick up after her pit bull while walking the canine Thursday in the park at Spottswood and Prescott, The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal reported Monday.
Officers said they informed Hall she would have to clean up the dog`s droppings but she replied she takes her dog to the park every day and had no intention of cleaning the mess.
The cops were incredibly heavy-handed, to arrest a citizen for an infraction that merits only a citation is beyond the pale.
There must not be any robbers, rapists, drug dealers or other nefarious criminals in East Memphis if the police have time to arrest a woman for failing to pick up after her dog.
One officer claims the woman kicked him and bit him on the hand, he`s lucky the pit bull didn`t bit off his hand.
The poor lady was arrested and charged with assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Hall needs to get in touch with a lawyer, and sue the police department.
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