Police release video of traffic stop involving Chattanooga council candidate Marie Mott

Screen capture from body camera footage of a Sept. 11 traffic stop of City Council candidate Marie Mott.

The Chattanooga Police Department on Wednesday released body camera footage of a Sept. 11 traffic stop of City Council candidate Marie Mott in the Avondale area.

In the footage, Officer Kelly Cronon informed Mott that she was being pulled over because her "passenger headlight was out," to which Mott responded, "OK...but that's not a reason to pull me over."

Cronon indicated that having a faulty headlight is a reason to pull her over, and Mott accused the officer of harassing her.

"Ma'am you just did an illegal U-turn to come over here and harass me," Mott told Cronon in the video.

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"Y'all harassing me, y'all white cops in a Black community," Mott told a second officer -- Codi Monroy -- who responded to the scene to assist Cronon.

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