Urban farmer accused of ‘gardening while black’ sues three white women who repeatedly called police

By CHRIS DYER FOR MAILONLINE

A black man is suing three white women who repeatedly called police and accused him of stalking them while he was gardening.

Marc Peeples was hauled into court last October and falsely accused of stalking by the women who didn’t like his urban gardening in his former Detroit neighborhood.

District Court Judge E. Lynise Bryant in Michigan threw the case out, saying the stalking charges filed against him were ‘disgusting’ and ‘a waste of the court’s time and resources’, adding it was the women who should be in court.

Police had been called multiple times by the women who complained about Peeples alleging he was a pedophile and that he threatened one of them with a gun.

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