RICHMONDY, Ky. (CBS/WLKY) Reports of a bizarre rampage have caused 22-year-old Kentucky beauty queen Daniela Gaskie to be stripped of her crown and placed behind bars after she allegedly acted in ways not befitting royalty.
Gaskie was Miss Kentucky Latina until pageant officials learned about her arrest last week after police said she stabbed a gas station attendant and beat up a pharmacist in Richmond, south of Lexington.
Mary Ann McKinney, a pharmacist at M&M Drug, reportedly saw a woman beating on McKinney's car. She walked outside and approached the woman, who started beating her.
"She immediately kicked me with her knee into my abdomen and ripped at me and tore my glasses off and ripped my neck and scratched me and busted my lip. Had a knot on my head. She was quite wild," McKinney told CBS affiliate WLKY.
According to police, the woman McKinney wrestled was Gaskie.
Police said Gaskie also stabbed an attendant at a gas station across the street from the drugstore.
Authorities are unsure what prompted the alleged rampage.
Police charged Gaskie with assault, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. Her arrest report stated officers detected alcohol on her breath and that she told them she was being profiled for being "Mexican."
The Miss Latina U.S. organization said they want to support her with any difficulties she is facing, but with charges pending, she is not the role model they want. They stripped her of her title Tuesday.
"She wasn't a very good example of anything that night," McKinney said.
McKinney said she first learned about the title Gaskie held when her friends looked into her car and saw a Miss Kentucky Latina sash.
The Miss U.S. Latina organization also learned that Gaskie was married and said they would have taken away her crown sooner had they known that information.
Gaskie has been charged with assault, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.
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