Police Body Cam Video Shows 93-Year-Old Florida Woman Rejecting Eviction

Police Body Cam Video Shows 93-Year-Old Florida Woman Rejecting Eviction

Just a few days earlier than her 94th birthday, Juanita Fitzgerald was taken to jail for refusing to go away her Eustis, Florida, residence. Fitzgerald lived at Franklin Home, a retirement group in Eustis, for eight years earlier than falling behind on hire, based on WFTV-9 in Orlando. Cops needed to forcibly take away Fitzgerald from Franklin Home and take her to jail Tuesday evening, which was captured on an officer’s bodycam:

Fitzgerald reportedly instructed police “until you carry me out of right here, I’m not going anyplace.” In keeping with WFTV-9, police tried to keep away from arresting her by providing assist from a number of companies. Fitzgerald reportedly refused and was promptly arrested for trespassing at Franklin Home. She was jailed on a $500 bond, however was launched by a decide and handed off to a caregiver.

Simply snapped this image of 93-year-old Juanita Fitzgerald as she left jail with a caregiver.  She spent 2 nights in jail on trespassing fees when she refused to go away her house after being evicted. pic.twitter.com/HWy1bkysMF
— Len Kiese WFTV (@LenKieseTV) December 14, 2017

After two nights in jail, Fitzgerald appears to be in good spirits. She shouldn’t be the one senior citizen controversially served with an eviction discover lately, as a San Jose couple was pressured out of their duplex in December, regardless of considered one of them affected by most cancers, based on KTVU-2.
A separate story out of San Jose in December noticed about 80 aged residents of an assisted residing facility pressured out so the owner might flip the placement into one thing else, KRON-Four reported. They every had 60 days to seek out new locations to dwell on the time of their evictions.