WILDWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A woman who was violently arrested on a Wildwood beach over Memorial Day Weekend has been indicted.
Emily Weinman is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, throwing bodily fluids and obstruction.READ MORE: Former Aides Karen Hinton, Lindsey Boylan Accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Bullying, Sexual Harassment
The confrontation began when police questioned the 20-year-old about there being alcohol containers on the beach. She underwent two breathalyzer tests but refused to tell the officers her name.
As the situation escalates, an officer can be seen on video punching Weinman in the head while restraining her.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed While Attempting To Board School Bus With Brother In Brooklyn
Police later said that she kicked and spit at the officers.
In an interview with CBS News, Weinman defended her actions.MORE NEWS: GameStop Shares Surge Nearly 104% In One Day
The officers involved were cleared of wrongdoing.