Man refuses to bow; judge, prosecutor toss busted case

print A black pedestrian was cleared today of criminal charges that he caused a public disturbance when he stood his ground against police demands he produce a driver license and tell his social security number. Hamilton County criminal court Judge Don Poole dismissed the state’s prosecution against Hanson Melvin in a case marked by lack of probable cause, an officer’s allegedly perjured report and a police department internal affairs probe of the May 29 Melvin arrest and jailing. By David Tulis / AM 1240 Hot News Talk Radio When Mr. Melvin’s name was called, state’s attorney Andrew Coyle said Neal … Continue reading Man refuses to bow; judge, prosecutor toss busted case