A California resident was arrested after speaking at a Riverside City Council meeting. The woman was cuffed after she exceeded the three-minute time limit.
Karen Wright of Riverside was cited with disrupting a public meeting, a misdemeanor.
According to The Press-Enterprise, Wright commented on a sludge-hauling contract.
After her time expired, Wright was being escorted to her seat by an officer when she turned and told the council, “I would like you to quit the harassment with the police.”
Wright pulled away from the officer and ended up in cuffed and in the floor.
Mayor Ron Loveridge said he has not seen such an incident in his 32 years of being a mayor.
A video of the incident was recorded.
“Can you see my wrists? You’re pulling and jerking on my wrists!” Wright shouted. “I cannot get up without putting my hands down!”