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Wife Of Chokehold Filmer Arrested

A hashtag from the NYPD requesting pictures of police officers results in images of alleged police brutality.

The string of NYPD-related incidents and arrest continues as the wife of Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed the video of Eric Garner’s chokehold death, has been arrested.

Chrissie Ortiz, 30, is being held in New York on a misdemeanor assault charge after allegedly striking a woman outside a grocery store on Tuesday, the Staten Island Advance reports.

This comes just days after 22-year-old Orta was arrested on gun possession charges and reportedly told police, “You’re just mad because I filmed your boy.”

Ortiz was arrested “a short distance” from where Garner’s chokehold took place. 

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