A Pennsylvania lady used a cigarette butt holder to interrupt a window at a neighborhood police station, the place she was on the lookout for an officer she’d been harassing for greater than six months, authorities mentioned.
Ashley Keister, of Nanticoke, was caught on digicam knocking on the door on the West Wyoming police constructing round 12:45 a.m. Monday. When nobody answered, she used the holder to interrupt the window earlier than making her means inside.
“She then entered the constructing, rummaged by way of the submitting cupboards out within the borough constructing, tried to realize entry once more by attempting to kick the door from the borough facet into the police division,” police Chief Curt Nocera instructed WNEP.
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Keister was on the lookout for a particular officer who had arrested her final yr and who she had allegedly been harassing on social media for months, police mentioned.
The alleged harassment marketing campaign started in Might 2018, however escalated final week when Keister started sending the officer drawings and calling 911 as a result of she wished to speak to him, officers mentioned.
“I made her signal a bit of paper saying that she wouldn’t contact a particular officer like she’s been, sending him upwards of 20 plus messages a day,” Nocera mentioned.
Nonetheless, simply hours after signing the paper, Keister known as 911 to say she was going to the police constructing to search for the officer.
Once they tried to arrest her, Keister reportedly swung at officers, two of whom ultimately took her into custody.
“We positively need to beef up safety,” Nocera mentioned. “Go searching in any respect our municipal buildings, fireplace, EMS, and police to guarantee that individuals like this could’t break in and get to first responders.”
Keister was arrested and faces a number of costs together with aggravated assault, harassment and felony mischief.