Florida authorities and an armed suspect’s standoff in Florida took a turn when a naked woman, identified as Jessica Smith, suddenly drove into the crime scene on a golf cart on Sunday, according to police reports.
The Boston woman’s ill-timed joyride nearly derailed negotiations in a six-hour armed standoff in Florida.
According to an affidavit, Jessica drove a golf cart past several marked sheriff’s office vehicles that responded after 18-year-old Myles Abbott climbed onto the roof of a Dunedin home and pointed a gun at them.
Who is Jessica Smith?
Jessica Elisabeth Smith has been named as the Boston native who had “a distinct odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her person, and she was completely nude,” an affidavit of the happening said. At the time of the incident, there were several vehicles of Pinellas County sheriffs, around the crime scene.
It has been reported that Smith drove past the law enforcement vehicles and into the area where the police department was confronting an armed 18-year-old suspect in what turned out to be a six-hour standoff.
Police said Jessica Smith’s “actions and inability to follow directions put multiple deputies at risk for potentially getting shot at.” https://t.co/R8EA7dQimS
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How old is Jessica Smith?
Jessica Smith is 27 years old as of the year 2021.
Jessica Smith Boston
As per new reports, Smith snubbed officers’ demands of leaving the area, then later denied getting out of the golf cart when officers came to arrest her. Sheriff’s deputies then pulled her from the cart and handcuffed her.
“The defendant’s actions and inability to follow directions put multiple deputies at risk for potentially getting shot at,” investigators wrote in the affidavit.
Authorities have stated that Jessica Smith had no connection with the armed suspect, the report said.
Jessica Smith Golf Cart
The armed suspect was later identified as Myles Abbott, who allegedly fired a gun at people in the area, ran from responding deputies, and climbed onto the roof of a house where the standoff happened.
Abbott was charged with loitering and prowling, aggravated assault against a law enforcement officer, weapons charges, and resisting an officer without violence, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
He also faced a warrant for vehicular homicide, the statement said.
was initially spotted with two other suspects who were arrested later, according to the sheriff’s office. Those suspects were identified as Ki’moni Anderson, 18, and a 16-year-old juvenile, according to a sheriff’s office statement.
Florida folk hero: Jessica Smith, 28, was out alone enjoying a golf cart joyride at midnight, naked, when she spotted a police perimeter where officers were involved in an armed standoff with a teenager on a roof and Smith decided she needs to get involvedhttps://t.co/HxcjArT1xo
— Zaron Burnett III (@Zaron3) September 8, 2021
Jessica Smith Arrested
Smith, meanwhile, is accused in the affidavit of ignoring a deputy’s commands to leave as she approached the house at the center of the Abbott standoff, WFLA reported.
The affidavit also stated that Smith’s “actions and inability to follow directions put multiple deputies at risk for potentially getting shot at,” the TV station reported.