Police Use Taser on Woman, 87, Who Family Says Was Cutting Dandelions

Police Use Taser on Woman, 87, Who Family Says Was Cutting Dandelions

By Associated Press

A Georgia police chief said an officer was justified in using a Taser to stun an 87-year-old woman after she didn’t obey commands to drop a knife in her hand.

Martha Al-Bishara was charged with criminal trespass and obstructing an officer Friday, when police held her at gunpoint before bringing her to the ground with a jolt from the electrified prongs of a stun gun. (Get the full story at NBC New York)

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