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High-Profile Lawyer to Take Part in Lawn Case

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(KSL News) A high-profile lawyer will arrive in town tomorrow to represent an Orem woman who went to jail for not watering her lawn.

Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred said in a statement she will accompany 70-year-old Betty Perry to the Orem police department and to her arraignment.

Perry faces charges of resisting arrest and a zoning violations for failing to maintain her yard. Orem city leaders apologized to Perry and put the officer on leave, but the city attorney decided to prosecute.

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