Melissa Valencia police photo and excerpt from report
According to police, they responded to a call about a naked female on the loose. “The caller stated that she was intoxicated on drugs and ‘tripping balls.‘” After she was treated at the hospital and came to, the woman admitted to having dropped acid with her boyfriend.
When Arkansas police got to the scene they found a naked woman, later identified as Melissa Valencia, 21, running naked through the intersection. When approached, she reportedly tried to hide from the officers behind a pole. She spoke, at first, but the words didn’t make any sense. It took two officers to get control of her while she screamed and thrashed. They placed her wrists in handcuffs, and her thighs and ankles in two separated sets of leg restraints. lastly, they placed a blanket over her until EMTs arrived.
The woman was hospitalized for treatment of a possible drug overdose. At the hospital, Valancia said she remembered the officer, who noted in his report that “Valencia’s behavior was the complete opposite as it was during the original call. She was calm polite and cooperative.”
Valencia was arrested and charged with misdemeanor public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest.
by Cora Van Olson, crimelibrary.com
July 9 02:39 PM