Athena Fannin, who is disabled, called 911 after a police officer in the Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio, took her video camera away on Nov. 5, 2014.
According to MyDaytonNews.com
, which posted audio (below) of the 911 call, the officer was identified as Sgt. Naomi Penrod.
Sgt. Penrod was recently given a two-day unpaid suspension and placed on a six-month retraining period.
“Your conduct on November 5, 2014 was unacceptable and will not be tolerated in the Village of Yellow Springs," Village Manager Patti Bates wrote in a Dec. 16 letter to Sgt. Penrod, noted Yellow Springs News
Sgt. Penrod and two other officers reportedly showed up near Fannin's home after an eviction notice was served by a landlord who called the police. It's not clear if Fannin was the one being evicted.
When Fannin began filming the officers, Sgt. Penrod took the camera out of her hands. A video (below) of part of that moment was posted by PhotographyisNotaCrime.com.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Department investigated the incident and handed its results over to the Springfield City Prosecutor.
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