inter Haven, FL -- A Winter Haven woman was arrested Thursday morning after she boarded a school bus full of students, caused a scene and hit the driver.
According to police, around 6:05 a.m., 37-year-old Marsia Emanuel flagged down the bus on Renton Manor for an unknown reason. The driver, recognizing her as a parent of a student who rides the bus, stopped and opened the door to talk to her.
The driver told police she then got on the bus, and when the driver told her she wasn't allowed on the bus while there were students on board, she starting yelling at the driver in a foreign language while hitting her on the shoulder and arm.
When officers arrived at the scene, they were able to track Emanuel down at her home where she was uncooperative, ranting and yelling, and at one point pulled her underpants down.
Emanuel, of 7001 Brenton Manor Lane NE, was arrested and taken to the Polk County Jail on charges of Burglary to a Occupied Conveyance, Battery on School Personnel, School Disruption and Incident Exposure in Public.
A 15-year-old was also arrested for causing a disturbance on the bus and being uncooperative while officers were trying to investigate the incident.
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