Student in Florida Taser Incident Apologizes and Gets Probation Instead of Prosecution

The University of Florida and Andrew W. Meyer, the student whom campus police officers shocked with a Taser last month, have resolved their differences with forgiveness and letters of apology.

William P. Cervone, a Florida state attorney, announced on Tuesday that Mr. Meyer would serve 18 months of probation rather than face prosecution.

After an outburst at a speech by Sen. John F. Kerry in September, Mr. Meyer was charged with two misdemeanors: resisting an