Black woman who called 911 on officer during traffic stop says she was 'really afraid'

Woman Arrested After Calling 911 On Police Officer

Earlier this year, Earledreka White called 911 after being pulled over for a traffic stop. She wanted another officer on scene because she felt the officer who pulled her over was harassing her.

"I would like another officer to come out here," she tells the dispatcher in audio and video released this week of the call and encounter. "My heart is racing. I'm really afraid."

Lawyers for White are pressing for the charges of resisting arrest to be dropped.

"I'm as pro-law-enforcement as they come, but that's not good police conduct," Fertitta said. "You can't escalate a situation and then claim someone is 'resisting arrest.' That's ridiculous."

Police officials investigated White's claim back in April and "found no wrongdoing." Metro Police Chief Vera Bumpers told the Chronicle in a statement the responding officer did "everything reasonable within the law."

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