(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A Connecticut opera singer charged with using an SUV to blast through barricades birth air of President Donald Trump’s Florida property, drawing rules enforcement gunfire, refused to appear in court Saturday, delaying her preliminary appearance.
Palm Shoreline County Catch Ted Booras acknowledged Hannah Roemhild’s first listening to would be held Monday if she could very well be introduced from the detention heart to the court with out endangering herself or deputies, local media studies.
Roemhild, 30, is charged with two assert counts of aggravated assault on a rules enforcement officer after Friday’s wild lunge through Palm Shoreline and past the president’s Mar-a-Lago club. She is being held at the Palm Shoreline County detention heart with out bond. Officers beget acknowledged Roemhild turned into “obviously impaired” they typically develop now now not believe she targeted the president or Mar-a-Lago. He turned into now now not latest.
Friday’s events started upright forward of noon when a Florida Freeway Patrol trooper working an off-responsibility security shift at the Breakers Resort in Palm Shoreline approached Roemhild as she danced on the roof of her rented Jeep SUV in the excessive-waste resort’s automobile car parking lot. She jumped inside and refused to acknowledge his taps on the glass.
She then set up the automotive in reverse and drove away. The trooper smashed the window and tried to steal the steerage wheel to stop her from leaving, nevertheless she sped away, main him on a lunge south down swanky Ocean Force toward Mar-a-Lago, 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) miles away, at speeds in excess of 70 mph (113 kph).
Authorities there divulge she swerved spherical concrete barriers and through two checkpoints, endangering the lives of Secret Service agents and Palm Shoreline County deputies staffing them. They opened fireplace, breaking out her aid window. At this level, the trooper ended his pursuit, fearing lives would be endangered if it persevered.
At some level, Roemheld picked up a female relative forward of computerized vehicle plate readers soon tracked her to a motel advance Palm Shoreline Worldwide Airport. A trooper tackled her as she tried to wing into her room, officers acknowledged.
TV video reveals a dazed Roemheld showing a easy expression as she turned into handcuffed and placed into a patrol automotive.
Roemheld has seemed in loads of Connecticut operas and acknowledged on social media now now not too lengthy prior to now that she had an unspecified efficiency scheduled in Palm Shoreline this past week.
Marilyn Malcarne, a Connecticut buddy of the Roemhild family, told the South Florida Sun Sentinel that the girl’s alleged habits is fully out of persona and he or she “wouldn’t injure a soul.”
“She’s incredibly talented,” Malcarne acknowledged. “She has after all studied her opera singing and he or she has a intellectual inform.”