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Update: Woman Arrested for Disturbing Peace & Disorderly Conduct

An update to an exclusive story we brought you about a Fort Wayne woman arrested for disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct posted a video of her arrest on YouTube,m claiming police used excessive force.
 

An update to an exclusive story we brought you about a Fort Wayne woman arrested for disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct.  She posted a video of her arrest on YouTube.com, claiming police used excessive force.

We spoke with the woman as well as Police Chief Rusty York.  The Chief sad down again with WFFT's Charlie De Mar, showing him video taken by police, showing what happened inside the squad car once the bystanders cameras stopped rolling.

Chief York would not release the video because it could potentially be used as evidence if the woman arrested decided to take action against the department.

He did allow us to watch the video and take notes.

The video shows Pacia Carpenter getting arrested back on April 29th for allegedly disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.  Bystanders took video and it was posted to YouTube receiving thousands of views in a matter of days.

Carpenter says police acted excessively, but Fort Wayne's Police Chief Rusty York says his officers followed the book.  The video was captured once Carpenter was put back in the car by police and taken to a local hospital.

She is seen spitting on the squad-car plexi-glass window and yelling vulgarities at the arresting officer for the duration of the ride.  We told you in the report Carpenter was allegedly digging her nails into officers and resisting arrest which is what led to her being pulled out of the car and placed in leg restraints.

Keep in mind the video Chief York showed us was taken after she was fully restrained and was transported and taken to a hospital per her request.  WFFT is working to secure a copy of that video but as we mentioned Police are not releasing the video at this time because Carpenter could potentially file a complaint with the department and that footage would then be used as evidence.

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