Topless Md. Woman Resisted Arrest In Rehoboth Beach
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (WJZ) -- A Maryland woman was arrested after police say she was walking topless in Delaware.
The Rehoboth Beach Police Department says 37-year-old Jennie Lee D. Martin, of Chevy Chase, Maryland was walking around with no shirt in the area of of Wilmington Avenue and First Street.
Police say they tracked the woman near the boardwalk, but she declined to put her shirt back on at the officer's request.
Witnesses tell police that they observed the woman along with several other families as they attempted to hide their children's views of Martin.
When one observer requested Martin to put on her shirt she allegedly responded with profanity and spit on the man, police say.
When officers attempted to take Martin into custody she refused to allow officer to place her in handcuffs. Officers were forced to restrain Martin and forcefully place her into handcuffs.
Further investigation revealed the odor of alcohol on her breath. Martin's purse was also searched and officers located marijuana consistent with personal use and a broken pipe inside.
She faces multiple misdemeanor charges, including first-degree indecent exposure and resisting arrest.
No one was injured in the incident.
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