Cannon’s lawyer, Gerald Griggs, instructed NCS that that they had discovered in regards to the determination by means of a cellphone name earlier Wednesday and that receiving the information was “emotional.”
Willis’ workplace didn’t instantly reply to NCS’s request for remark.
Cannon reacted to the choice by quoting Griggs’ tweet with the hashtag “#KeepKnocking.”
On March 25, Cannon was arrested and faraway from the Georgia Capitol after she repeatedly knocked on the door to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s workplace throughout his signing of the controversial elections invoice. The Democratic lawmaker was taken to Fulton County Jail and launched later that night time.
She was going through prices of felony obstruction and disrupting General Assembly session, in line with an arrest affidavit seen by NCS.
The arrest affidavit additionally alleged that Cannon was “stomping” on a Georgia State Patrol officer’s foot “three times during the apprehension and as she was being escorted out of the property” and continued kicking the officer along with her heels.
Griggs additionally instructed NCS that Cannon’s arrest was illegal beneath the Georgia State Constitution and that they hoped the district legal professional would dismiss the case after reviewing the video and proof.
NCS’s Pamela Kirkland and Caroline Kelly contributed to this report.