Woman in Wildwood arrest video pleads not guilty
Updated: Dec 4, 2019
The woman whose violent arrest on a Wildwood beach went viral pleaded not guilty in Superior Court on Friday. Emily Weinman, 20, will apply for pretrial intervention, attorney Steve Scheffler said. The woman was indicted on assault charges in the case after rejecting a plea deal. The video from Memorial Day weekend shows her refusing to give her name after being found on the beach with alcohol. The woman insisted she hadn’t been drinking and took a breath test to prove it. But when the officer told her he needed her name to issue a citation for possession of alcohol by someone underage, she refused. Body camera footage showed the arrest, which includes an officer appearing to punch the pinned woman and her spitting at one.
Woman in Wildwood arrest video rejects plea deal in alleged assault
A Philadelphia woman whose arrest on a Wildwood beach garnered national attention has rejected a plea offer, her attorney confirmed. Emily Weinman, 20, is accused of assaulting two police officers as they tried to arrest her over the Memorial Day weekend. The woman refused to give her full name after an officer tried to issue … Read more