Retired School Principal Awarded for Assault Suit

A 90-year-old West Baltimore woman was awarded a settlement of $95,000 for alleged assault, false imprisonment and other misconduct on the part of Baltimore City Police.  On July 26, 2009 a cop and her had a “scuffle” in her basement where after she was handcuffed and sustained a separated shoulder among other injuries.  She claims her civil rights were violated, as the police entered her home against her consent and without much probable cause.