A Texas woman is likely swearing at herself after she spoke up about her “F--- Trump’ sticker and was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Karen Fonseca became the center of a fracas in Fort Bend County on Wednesday after the local sheriff Troy Nehls posted a picture of a truck that that had led to “numerous calls.”
“F--- Trump and f--- you for voting for him,” reads the back windshield.
Nehls’ post went viral in part because of his assertion that it could lead to a disorderly conduct charge for the driver, a point criticized by First Amendment fans who noted that the Supreme Court has explicitly protected profanity as free speech except in cases where it incites violence.
His post did not identify the driver, but asked for information that could lead to a conversation with him or her.
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Fonseca, 46, later revealed herself and her husband as the owners of the truck, and gave interviews to multiple news outlets where she defended her and her husband’s decision to offend their fellow drivers.
While no action has been taken over the sticker, the outspoken Texan was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant from August.
“I'm almost certain it does have to do with this,” Fonseca told KHOU, which reported that the warrant was for an unspecified fraud from Rosenberg, Texas.
She said that she did not know about the warrant and that she had recently done background checks that came back clear.
Nehls deleted his Facebook post about the sticker after it attracted nationwide attention, and local prosecutors say they have no plans to press charges over it.