White woman in viral racist rant facing 911 violation charge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A woman whose racist rant at two black women with car trouble in an affluent area now formally faces charges she communicated threats and misused the 911 emergency network.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police tell news outlets that 51-year-old Susan Westwood was served with outstanding warrants Saturday after contacting police in coastal Sunset Beach. Westwood disappeared after the Oct. 19 incident in her apartment complex's parking lot.

Video went viral of her berating black neighbors she didn't recognize while they waited for AAA. Leisa and Mary Garris called police twice to report Westwood was harassing them.

Westwood also calle 911, telling the dispatcher she would pay $2,500 "to get them out of here." Westwood also asked the women if were visiting their "baby daddy" and if she needs to show her concealed weapon.

 

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