October 31, 2007
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