Legal fees for illegally arrested Black trans man

Hi my name is Zoe Thorpe. On April 18th 2020 I was arrested outside of a grocery store in Denver, Colorado where I was working for instacart, a grocery delivery app. I was arrested after an officer asked if he could take a look at my id, to which I responded that if I did not need to show my Id then I didn’t want to. I was immediately tackled and arrested by he and another officer. I spent twenty four hours in jail where I was repeatedly misgendered by both my arresting officers and others despite them placing me on the male side of the jail. I had no idea why I had been arrested or what charges I was facing. I recently was informed that I am facing a felony assault charge. The police officers who arrested me are falsely claiming that I assaulted them while in handcuffs after being illegally arrested. I am 26 years old and had never been arrested before this incident. I was able to find a lawyer who is willing to represent me for $2500. Due to the fact that my charges were increased from an initial misdemeanor to a felony I need a good lawyer to ensure that I am able to protect myself against this. I am asking for anybody’s help as soon as possible so I can pay my lawyer and get things started before my arraignment taking place a week from today on June 12th. I appreciate anything that you are able to offer and thank you so much for your time and consideration

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Zoe Thorpe 
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Denver, CO
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