Former Baltimore County teacher pleads guilty for resisting arrest

Video shows Ersula Ore in altercation with officer

A former Towson High School teacher who accused Arizona State University  police of using excessive force during her arrest was recently sentenced to nine months of supervised probation.

Ersula Ore, who taught for Baltimore County Public Schools for two years, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting arrest after reaching a plea deal on July 9.

University police said Ore was stopped May 20 for walking in the middle of a street near campus and refused to show identification. They say she kicked an officer in the shin after being handcuffed.

Under the plea deal, a felony count of aggravated assault and two other charges were dismissed.

Ore taught for Baltimore County Public Schools from 2003 until 2005. She received her English degree from the University of Maryland, College Park before taking the job in Arizona.

Ore said she was not speaking to the press.

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