ASU professor pleads guilty to resisting arrest - New York News

ASU professor pleads guilty to resisting arrest

Posted: Updated:
Ersula Ore and her attorney, Alane Roby, address the media on 7/9/14. Credit: @rdavisfox10 Ersula Ore and her attorney, Alane Roby, address the media on 7/9/14. Credit: @rdavisfox10
  • ASU professor pleads guilty to resisting arrestMore>>

  • ASU professor appears in court after scuffle with police

    ASU professor appears in court after scuffle with police

    The Arizona State University professor who got into a scuffle with a campus police officer that was caught on video made a court appearance Thursday. The case has raised questions about the use of force and whether she was treated unfairly because she is African-American.
    The Arizona State University professor who got into a scuffle with a campus police officer that was caught on video made a court appearance Thursday. The case has raised questions about the use of force and whether she was treated unfairly because she is African-American. FOX 10's Anita Roman reports.
  • ASU police officer on leave after prof's arrest

    ASU police officer on leave after prof's arrest

    A campus police officer accused of using excessive force on an Arizona State University professor during an arrest is on paid administrative leave. FOX 10's Nicole Garcia reports.
    A campus police officer accused of using excessive force on an Arizona State University professor during an arrest is on paid administrative leave. FOX 10's Nicole Garcia reports.
  • Allegations of excessive force surround ASU professor's arrest

    Allegations of excessive force surround ASU professor's arrest

    An Arizona State University police officer confronted a professor walking in the middle of the street and it quickly escalated. Now, there have been allegations of excessive force and some even question if the arrest was racially motivated. FOX 10's Jill Monier reports.
    An Arizona State University police officer confronted a professor walking in the middle of the street and it quickly escalated. Now, there have been allegations of excessive force and some even question if the arrest was racially motivated. FOX 10's Jill Monier reports.
MESA, Ariz. - An Arizona State University professor who accused campus police of excessive force when they arrested her has agreed to a plea deal in the case.
 
Ersula Ore pleaded guilty Wednesday morning in Maricopa County Superior Court in Mesa to one misdemeanor count of resisting arrest.
 
In exchange, three other charges, including a felony count of aggravated assault, were dismissed.
 
A message left with Ore's attorney, Alane Roby, was not immediately returned.
 
ASU police say Ore was stopped May 20 for walking in the middle of a street near campus and refused to show any identification. They say she kicked an officer in the shin after being handcuffed.

>>Mobile app users: Go to youtube.com/watch?v=BU9Zjfphuto to watch the raw video of the arrest.

The school says a review found Officer Stewart Ferrin neither racially profiled the English professor nor used excessive force.
 
Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 1.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Report: health risks at some nail salons

    Report: health risks at some nail salons

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:28:27 GMT
    One of the most surprising findings in a report from the New York City public advocate is that city officials have virtually no authority over how nail salons are run. The city can't enforce standards like they do with restaurants, so it's clearly a case of beauty buyer beware. We get our nails done without thinking too much about it.
    One of the most surprising findings in a report from the New York City public advocate is that city officials have virtually no authority over how nail salons are run. The city can't enforce standards like they do with restaurants, so it's clearly a case of beauty buyer beware. We get our nails done without thinking too much about it.
  • Car strikes toddler; driver arrested

    Car strikes toddler; driver arrested

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:15:49 GMT
    Police on Long Island say a 30-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with an accident that injured a 3-year-old girl being pushed in a stroller. Police say Scott Shea of Middle Island was driving a Jeep northbound on William Floyd Parkway, just south of Montauk Highway, when he struck the toddler at about 3:45 p.m. Monday.
    Police on Long Island say a 30-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with an accident that injured a 3-year-old girl being pushed in a stroller. Police say Scott Shea of Middle Island was driving a Jeep northbound on William Floyd Parkway, just south of Montauk Highway, when he struck the toddler at about 3:45 p.m. Monday.
  • Lawsuit settlements reached in Metro-North crash

    Lawsuit settlements reached in Metro-North crash

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:39:39 GMT
    Four of 28 people who sued the Metro-North Railroad in federal court after being injured in a Bridgeport train crash last year have settled with the commuter railroad.
    Four of 28 people who sued the Metro-North Railroad in federal court after being injured in a train crash in Connecticut last year have settled with the commuter railroad.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices