Chandler woman charged after swearing at neighbor over smoking; she's fighting back
Cigarettes, a long-standing neighbor dispute and a few choice words landed 72-year-old Miriam Ingram in what her attorney is calling a First Amendment court battle.
Ingram was inside her house in southeast Chandler on July 13 when cigarette smoke coming from her neighbor wafted inside, she said, according to a court document filed by her attorney. The smoke from her neighbor's property was a long-running dispute; the court filing said Ingram in the past had asked the neighbor and his wife to smoke on the other side of their property to keep smoke from coming her way.
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