MESA, Ariz. — An Arizona State University professor who accused campus
police of excessive force when they arrested her has been sentenced to nine
months of supervised probation.
A Maricopa County Superior Court commissioner in Mesa sentenced Ersula Ore on
Ore on July 9 pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of resisting arrest under
a plea deal.
Under the plea deal, a felony count of aggravated assault and two other charges
University police said Ore was stopped May 20 for walking in the middle of a
street near campus and refused to show identification. They said she kicked an
officer in the shin after being handcuffed.