Pregnant woman Tasered by Springfield police

Officers say they needed to use their Tasers when Lucinda White started fighting with them.
April 3, 2013 2:32:13 PM PDT
A pregnant woman is accusing police in Springfield, Illinois, of using excessive force following an altercation in a parking lot.

Twenty-nine-year-old Lucinda White was arrested along with her boyfriend, 31-year-old Frederic Thomas, over the weekend. They're both accused of assaulting a police officer in a parking lot of a Best Buy.

It started with a minor fender bender. Police were called in and the couple was arrested.

Officers say they needed to use their Tasers when White and Thomas started fighting with them.

No one was seriously injured in the altercation.


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