Sunday, March 9 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-03-10 02:54:31 GMT
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Toledo Police say Theresa Brazzel was driving northbound on Richards Rd. when she drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a large tree.More >>
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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -
traffic stop in Washington Township was caught on camera Sunday, and witnesses say
the police officer involved was out of line.
who live on Pineridge say the neighborhood is pretty quiet, but what should
have been a routine traffic stop has caught the residents by surprise.
Tatkowski says he spent Sunday with his family, and when he returned home, he
noticed his daughter-in-law had been pulled over by a Washington Township
police report states Cassandra Meyers was cited for a license plate violation.
Tatkowski says he didn't like the way the officer was talking to Meyers, so he
questioned the officer about his behavior.
hollered for me to get back in my truck, so I got back in my truck," Tatkowski
said. "Next thing you know, I'm yanked out of the truck and it made my
girlfriend say a few things. He yanked her out of the truck."
says the officer threw him, his girlfriend, his daughter-in-law, and
14-year-old son to the ground.
police report says commands were not listened to, so Officer Hart got out his
taser and handgun. Tatkowski says he complied with Hart, but worried for his
two granddaughters, who were still in his truck, so he asked witnesses to start
recording what was happening.
was totally uncalled for, the way [the officer] was using force on people,"
said Jim Stechschulte, a witness. "I'm sorry to say that, but that's the way it
is and if they don't like it, so be it."
was treated on the scene and taken to the hospital with a cut to his elbow and
knee. According to the police report, Officer Hart received scratches in the
struggle and was treated at the scene.
Washington Township Police chief said he stands by the police report, but made
no further comment.
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:53:11 GMT
Attorney Chris Stewart's message is loud and clear."We're still talking to people litigating the case, we're going to keep pushing this case until it's before 12 people of this community, so they canMore >>
One year after an alleged rape on a college campus, the attorney representing the victim is pushing had to bring the case before a jury.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:33:17 GMT
A replacement for former Columbia Co. tax commissioner Kay Allen won't be for a while.County officials say a special election won't be held until November.Nancy Gay, elections director for the county,More >>
A replacement for former Columbia Co. tax commissioner Kay Allen won't be for a while.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:19:51 GMT
Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus is excited that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday they will fund the $300,000 feasibility study of repairs and updates to the New Savannah BluffMore >>
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday they will fund the $300,000 feasibility study of repairs and updates to the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:11:30 GMT
The candidates who will appear on the May 20th ballot for mayor, Augusta commission, Board of Education districts and two state court judges are finalized.Mayor:Helen Blocker-AdamsCharles Cummings HardieMore >>
A list of those qualified to run for positions on the May 20th ballot. More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-03-09 23:18:02 GMT
Singer Flo Carter knew she was being featured in a new book, but she had no idea she had made the cover. "To be on the cover of that book, it was a shock to me," she says with a smile. And she's just oneMore >>
A new book out now tells the stories of famous people from Augusta. At the book signing today, people got the chance to meet the author and some of the celebrities mentioned in the book.More >>
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