About 35 family members and concerned residents gathered at the home of Reverend Kenneth Freeman tonight for a press conference, led by the West Metro NAACP.
The NAACP contends Reverend Kenneth Freeman was unfairly tased in August of 2011 and then he and his son, Curtis Freeman, were charged with disorderly conduct and sent to jail Thursday. Reverend Freeman was fined $500, sentenced to six months probation and 10 days in jail. Curtis Freeman was fined $450, sentenced to six months probation and four days in jail.
In the attached video, Clay Mitchell, vice president of the West Metro NAACP said it's a sad day in Douglasville. He said Douglasville wanted retribution and to punish Reverend Freeman for having the audacity to not just pay his fine but to want his day in court.
In another attached video, Anita Freeman, wife and mother of the two arrested, cries and talks about the trauma caused to her family, calling everything that's happened, 'a living nightmare.'
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