Friday, October 26, 2012

In Riverside you can be arrested for exceeding the speak limit

Police Arrest 60-Year-Old Woman Speaking At City Council Meeting

October 25, 2012 9:00 PM

RIVERSIDE ( — A Riverside woman is facing misdemeanor charges following her arrest for speaking too long at a Riverside City Council meeting, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported Thursday.
Karen Wright, whose arrest was videotaped and obtained by the paper, was cited for disrupting a public meeting Tuesday night.
“The incident unfolded after Wright exceeded her allotted three minutes to speak at the lectern while commenting on a sludge hauling contract,” the paper reported.
Wright, 60, was initially handcuffed by two officers while she was on her knees.
In video of the incident, Wright can be heard yelling in pain as officers tried to bring her to her feet

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