Judge frees Watt from malicious prosecution after 569 days

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Dec. 27, 2020 — A woman beleaguered by criminal charges against her after a notorious and viral traffic arrest was freed from the charges today in Hamilton County criminal court.  By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 FM Judge Barry Steelman dismissed the charges against Diana Watt after district attorney Neal Pinkston’s office indicated that the police officer videos did not line up with their written accusations against the caregiver of the elderly.  Mrs. Watt was arrested in July 2018 in an encounter in which a police officers dragged her from her car while her daughter, Jayla, recorded the … Continue reading Judge frees Watt from malicious prosecution after 569 days