ASU professor accused of kicking police officer - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

ASU professor accused of kicking police officer

Posted: Updated:

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - An Arizona State University professor is facing an aggravated assault charge for allegedly kicking a school police officer who was trying to arrest her.

ASU police say Ersula Ore was walking in the middle of a Tempe street near campus on May 20.

Court records show Ore refused to provide her driver's license to a university police officer and was warned she would be taken into custody if she didn't comply.

Police say Ore allegedly kicked the officer in the shin after she was finally handcuffed and an ASU police vehicle was damaged during the scuffle.

They say Ore was booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault and several misdemeanors.

Ore is an English professor at ASU. It was unclear Thursday if she has lawyer yet for her case.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices