Accounts differ as to what exactly happened between Claire McElroy and California Highway Patrol officers on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 11, outside Tomales. The 78-year-old local claims a Sonoma County officer handcuffed her so forcefully that her hands bruised and bled; that was after waiting in her car for 10 minutes while two officers held up . . .

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