Dewayne Kelly (USA)

Morrisville, New Jersey police pulled over a car in which Dewayne Kelly, a transgender man, was a passenger. Police asked Kelly for identification, and Kelly allegedly claimed to have a New Jersey driver’s license.  However, Kelly could not produce such identification, which led police to search his handbag. In the handbag, police allegedly discovered identification with Kelly’s female birth name, and Kelly attempted to flee. Police chased him down and pepper sprayed him during the arrest.  Police charged Kelly with assault of a law enforcement officer, simple assault, providing false identification to law enforcement, disorderly conduct, harassment and resisting arrest.

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