The attorney representing a 73-year-old woman with dementia who was arrested last June said she amended a lawsuit against the Loveland Police Department in Colorado after the release of an “utterly disgusting” booking video that she said proves the officers knew her client was injured, according to reports.
KDVR reported that the booking video appears to show three officers watching the bodycam footage of Karen Garner’s arrest. Garner was accused of walking away from a store without paying for about $14 worth of items.
Sarah Schielke, Garner’s lawyer, said her client suffered a dislocated shoulder and a fractured humerus bone during the interaction. The KDVR report said that the initial arrest report did not mention any injuries.
Garner filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Loveland and police officers. The officer seen in the bodycam video has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. Two…