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US Woman dubbed 'Swing Set Susan' charged with impersonating officer to chase Hispanic teens off playground

00:30  25 october  2019
00:30  25 october  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

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The woman , dubbed Swing Set Susan , approached a group of teenagers hanging out in a Fort Worth park and screamed at This time, it’s a woman now known as ‘ Swing Set Susan ,’ who thought it was a great idea to pretend she was a police officer and harass Hispanic teens at a Texas playground .

A white woman dubbed “ Swing Set Susan ” claimed to be a cop and harassed a group of Hispanic teens in a profanity-laced tirade in Texas — telling them “We are actively investigating this incident for several potential criminal charges including Impersonating a Public Servant and Disorderly

A white woman is under arrest for pretending to be a police officer in an apparent attempt to drive Hispanic teenagers out of a Texas playground in a profanity-laced tirade that was caught on video.

a close up of a woman: Samantha Eley.© Tarrant County Correction Center Samantha Eley.

The Fort Worth Police Department identified the woman Wednesday as Samantha Louise Eley, who has been charged with impersonating a public servant in connection with the Oct. 16 confrontation over a swing at the city's Dream Park. The incident has been seen by some as the latest in a spate of incidents across the country in which people of color have been unfairly targeted for imagined infractions.

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A woman was dubbed “ Swing Set Susan ” after she launched a profanity-laced tirade at a group of Hispanic teens in Texas, all the while pretending to be “We are actively investigating this incident for several potential criminal charges including Impersonating a Public Servant and Disorderly Conduct

Samantha Eley Fort Worth, white Texas woman aka Swing Set Susan harasses Hispanic teens playing in park while pretending to be a police officer . Samantha Louise Eley, 38, of Fort Worth, aka ‘ Swing Set Susan ’ was booked Wednesday with impersonating a public servant, the Fort Worth

The exchange at Dream Park was captured in a minutelong video taken by one of the teens, and posted on Twitter just more than an hour after the encounter. It has since been viewed more than 5 million times.

"Well, I'm a f---ing P.D., so get the f--- out of here if you're not here to play as a child," the woman can be heard yelling at one of the teens who was using a playground swing. "Read the f---ing signs."

Eley, 38, was arrested Monday on an unrelated bond violation charge stemming from a previous arrest in a domestic violence case, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which obtained the arrest warrant.

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The white woman dubbed “ Swing Set Susan ” for allegedly pretending to be a cop and harassing a group of Hispanic teens has been arrested Samantha Louise Eley, 38, of Fort Worth, was charged Wednesday with impersonating a public servant, the Fort Worth Police Department posted to Twitter.

' Swing Set Susan ' snaps back, before she sensationally declares that she 'owns' the park. However, contrary to the woman 's claims, The Star Telegram reports Dream Park is an 'inclusive park that accommodates children of all ages regardless of physical or mental challenges' and was completed

Before Eley was identified, she was dubbed #SwingSetSusan in an apparent reference to other incidents involving white people who called police to complain about the conduct of persons of color, including the so-called "BBQ Becky" and "Permit Paddy."

In this latest incident, the woman in the video can be heard erroneously telling the teens that they had to be 13 or younger to use the playground after they complained that they had the right to be there as minors. Fort Worth police later clarified that the playground is open to children below the age of 18.

Citing the arrest warrant, the Star-Telegram reported that Eley, who has also gone by the names Samantha Silvers and Samantha Chacon, was charged Aug. 29 with assaulting a family member in Fort Worth 12 days earlier.

Eley was sentenced to 16 months probation for driving while intoxicated in Southlake in 2014 and she spent 50 days in jail for DWIs in 2017, according to the newspaper, which cited Tarrant County court records.

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