Newman describes Gerber as a law-abiding citizen with no criminal history. Gerber, 28, works with computers. He’s a member of the Atlanta Track Club and has run about a dozen marathons, including four times in the prestigious Boston Marathon, Newman said.
“Getting abused like that, getting Tased, it’s something I’ll never forget,” Gerber said. in a post-court interview. “It’s definitely painful.”
He says the officer overreacted. [...] So far, police and witnesses have given drastically different accounts of what happened.
So - that's settled. Next up: are computer nerds really as docile as the article implies?