"I was not treated as though I was a human being. I was just something they were going to push aside," she said. “I asked them again if I could put pants on and he told me no and I had to stand out on the porch."
The Cramers say that police thought they were growing marijuana in the backyard of their Garden Way home. When officers got a search warrant and went to their house, the Cramers say their home was ransacked and they were handcuffed and forced to sit in a police car for four hours.
"Sometimes I think they look for a crime where it doesn't exist in order to justify their existence," Edward Cramer said.
Edward Cramer says he tried to explain that the plants were hibiscus flowers.
The couple's attorney, Al Lindsay, filed a lawsuit today on their behalf.
"I cannot understand the frame of reference that was on these police officers’ minds, what were they thinking,” Lindsay said.
The Cramers say they never got an apology. Audrey says she has severe emotional trauma.
"I don't sleep at night,” she said. “And you don't leave me at the house by myself."
Channel 11 reached out to the Buffalo Township police and the township manager but they have yet to respond.