Livonia woman charged with disturbing the peace in Kroger incident

The latest racially charged incident to go viral
Posted at 5:49 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 18:41:02-04

LIVONIA, Mich (WXYZ) — It’s another racially charged incident making its rounds across the country and on social media. Paula Gearin, 46, of Livonia, is one of the latest involved in a viral incident.

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Gearin, a white woman, is accused of keeping a Black woman from leaving a Kroger parking lot.

On Monday, Gearin was arraigned in 16th District Court and charged with disturbing the peace. Gearin received a $500 personal bond. Her pre-trial is set for the beginning of August.