ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - The city of Atlanta has dropped traffic charges against a local radio personality who claims she was handcuffed and shot with a Taser during a traffic incident.
On Wednesday, a city solicitor asked a judge to throw out the traffic charges lodged against Qri Montague.
Montague said afterward she's been through an ordeal from the traffic incident which quickly got physical, according to attorney Mawuli Davis.
The radio personality was spotted changing lanes without signaling on Interstate 20. Initially, Officer Lemuel Gardner told her not to move while he started with a routine check of her license plate.
But Montague did move, going to her car to change her shirt, which had a company logo on it. Montague explained she did not want to bring any embarrassment to her company. This is when her attorney says the officer allegedly became aggressive, shooting Montague with a Taser.
The Atlanta Police Department launched an internal review of Montague's complaint of alleged excessive force, but Officer Gardner decided to quit beforehand.
Davis has notified City Hall of his plans to sue over the claim of excessive force.