Charges Dropped Against Tasered Student (Video)
Posted Oct 30, 2007 10:32 AM CDT
By Molly McDonough
A Florida student Tasered by campus cops after incessant questioning during a speech last month by Sen. John Kerry will not be charged.
Prosecutors dismissed the case against Andrew Meyer after the University of Florida student apologized to the school, the school's president and campus police, the Associated Press reports.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement last week cleared the campus officers of any wrongdoing.
The incident, in which Meyer disrupted Kerry's speech with persistent questions, gained widespread attention in the media and social networking sites, largely because a "don't Tase me, bro" video of the event was posted on YouTube. Debate ensued about whether campus cops overreacted or Meyer was out of line.