Police Tie Up Innocent Grandmother, 75, in Failed Drug Raid

| by Michael Allen

Ruth Hunter, 75, says that Virginia State Police entered her apartment and tied her up during a failed drug raid on April 10.

Hunter claims she had no part in any crime or police investigation, which ended with the arrest of a man who lives two doors way from her Henrico, Va., apartment.

“I thought someone was breaking in to rob or kill me,” Hunter told WTVR.

"[The police] took my hands with a tie-thing and said, ‘You’re under arrest’ and started asking questions,” added Hunter. “The more I told them I didn’t know these people, the more he continued.”

“[The police] asked me if I ever stored drugs for anybody," recalled Hunter. "I said, 'How dare you insult my integrity.'"

The police did have a warrant signed by a judge for Hunter's address, notes

“He asked if maybe my granddaughter was involved," stated Hunter. "I sat up in my bed like how dare you try and bring my granddaughter into this stuff. She’s a law abiding citizen, works for a living, she don’t even like coming here."

Police left Hunter's apartment and the innocent grandmother with her hands pulled behind her in a zip tie to arrest her neighbor.

Virginia State Police refused to comment on detaining the innocent grandma, who is going to have to pay for the damage done to her front door by the officers.

“I’m very irritated and angry, he never said, 'I’m sorry, never apologized for having the wrong house.' He said, 'You got to get someone to fix that door.'"

Sources: WTVR and