There is always a weird story behind arrests in the world.
Especially now that America is in the highlight of the world for police brutality, one day or another pass and we get to hear such a crazy, weird story that is totally unignorable. A few weeks ago, Breonna Taylor was shot dead at the pace of her home while she was fast asleep with no crimes committed at all. Police mistook her for a criminal next door or in the next neighborhood and they just shot her dead.
Such stories always catch international attention and on national levels, there’s always protests and outrage. Similarly, we have yet another weird police story who arrested a woman in a football game. Although, to some people, the reason must be pretty solid but don’t judge before you read the whole article.
Reason Of Arrest Of The Woman At The Football Game
On Wednesday, there was a grade school football game in Ohio where the woman was peacefully sitting.
Well, according to our resources the only reason the cops tasered and arrested her was that she wasn’t wearing a face-mask.You read that right! They arrested her for not wearing a mask during the pandemic we’re facing today.
Sneak Peek Behind The Violation Of Facemask Rule
Apparently, we’re all supposed to wear face masks outside our homes. There are different limits and rules in different countries but one thing that is common among all the countries globally is wearing a face mask when in public and maintaining a safe distance of 6 feet.
The woman was sitting in the bleachers with her mother at a middle school playground in Logan, Ohio. When the cop saw her not wearing a mask, they tried to tell her to cover up. She didn’t listen, instead got into an argument. The video of her arrest went viral on YouTube. You can see in the video that the cops tried to put handcuffs around her for nearly two minutes. She kept resisting and then a cop tasered her.
Woman’s Reaction Upon Being Confronted By The Cop
While the cop was arresting the woman, she said “Get off of me” to the cop. She yelled at the officer ” You ain’t arresting me for nothing. I ain’t do nothing wrong.” While the officer told her to put her hands behind her back and obey the order.
She resisted but the cop tasered her and she fell on to the benches of the bleachers. It shocked the whole crowd of the middle school seeing this wild use of force just for not wearing a mask!
People’s Reaction Upon Seeing The Arrest
People in the game and the woman verbally tried to stop the officer from arresting her for no reason. “Damn why you gotta arrest her for just not wearing a mask! That’s just outrageous!” Cried a man from behind the cop as he was busy fighting the resistance of Alecia Kitts.
While Kitts they dragged to take her to the cop car, her mother speaks loudly at the cop against this crazy decision he had made. “Please let go of her. She didn’t do anything wrong she was just not wearing a mask.” She further said, “Come on! It’s just a mask.”
What The Logan Police Department Had To Say About The Absurd Incident
Basically, the Logan Police Department said they are currently investigating the incident. They’re looking further into what and why this arrest happened.
This woman was visiting and rooting for Marietta City Schools at the game. She had a mask with an American flag on it all along with her in the backpack.
Police and Logan Athletic Director says that out of the 300 people present at the game, only this woman and her mother had an issue with wearing a face mask!