ADDYSTON, Ohio - A federal lawsuit has been filed over the force used by a police officer to arrest a woman during a traffic stop in Addyston.
9 News originally aired video of the Feb. 10 incident in March, which shows Addyston Police Officer Jeremie Keene pulling Tiffany Becker from her vehicle, taking her to the ground and cuffing her during a traffic stop.
Becker filed the lawsuit Friday against officer Keene, seeking damages on the claim that Keene assaulted, battered, falsely arrested and wrongfully prosecuted her by filing a fraudulent police report claiming that Becker spit on him, hit him and resisted arrest during the incident with the knowledge that she did not do any of those things.
Dashboard camera video of the incident can be viewed in the player above (Mobile users go to a browser version of WCPO.com to see the video).
The incident began when officer Keene pulled Becker over, claiming she rolled through a stop sign at the intersection of Dinning and Main streets in Addyston.
The lawsuit claims Keene used the excessive force on Becker when she was attempting to retrieve her driver's license.
Becker's boyfriend and 4-year-old son were in the vehicle at the time of the incident.
Becker was originally charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and running a stop sign. Those charges against her were dropped after the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office reviewed the video.
The lawsuit claims Becker was shamed, humiliated, degraded and demoralized by officer Keene’s actions.
Becker is seeking compensatory and punitive damages, attorney's fees and a trial by jury.
Officer Keene and the Addyston chief of police have not yet been able to be reached for comment on the incident.
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