Bottle Throwing Suspect Arrested after Assaulting BPD Officers within the space of 280 Pal Road on District A-1 (Downtown) — bpdnews.com


ARREST MADE: At about 5:57pm, on Thursday, Could 14, 2020, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) had been on patrol within the space of 280 Pal Road when officers noticed two people (a male and a feminine) sitting on a public sidewalk in entrance of the aformentioned location. As officers had been driving by, one the people, Rebecca Tsakonas, regarded on the officers and started yelling obscenities at them. When officers stopped their cruiser to higher perceive why the feminine was swearing at them, officers noticed Ms. Tsakonas to be in possession of an open container of what seemed to be alcohol. When officers instructed her to empty the bottle, Ms. Tsakonas, once more, started directing a gradual movement of obscenities on the officers. When officers requested her a second time to empty the bottle, Ms. Tsakonas, as an alternative, selected to throw the bottle of liquor on the division cruiser placing one of many officers. When the officers knowledgeable Ms. Tsakonas that, in hitting the officer with the bottle, she may very well be arrested for assaulting a police officer, Ms. Tsakonas said, “That’s nice. I’ve no drawback with that.” Previous to transporting Ms. Tsakonas to District A-1 (Downtown) for reserving, officers took possession of three clear bottles of Sutter House Sauvignon Blanc Wine which had been later logged into proof.

Rebecca Tsakonas, 51, of Boston was positioned underneath arrest and charged with Assault and Battery by Technique of a Harmful Weapon (Wine Bottle) and Public Ingesting.

Her companion, suspect #2, was additionally arrested and charged with Public Ingesting.

Again on the station, the disrespectful and disparaging remedy continued. Through the reserving course of, Ms. Tsakonas, stating she had examined constructive for COVID-19, started coughing and purposely blowing her breathe within the path of the officers. Understandably, officers had been vastly involved for his or her well being and well-being because of the suspect’s habits and the extremely contagious nature of the coronavirus, in addition to, the continued anxiousness surrounding the pandemic.

As such, Ms. Tsakonas was moreover charged with Menace of a Harmful Substance.