77-year-old Linda Rapp was charged with obstructing a passageway after telling police she was purposely falling from her wheelchair to gain the attention of passersby and would continue to do so even if they tried to relocate her.
On May 4th, officers and medical services were called in regard to a woman prostrate on a sidewalk next to her wheelchair. According to the affidavit, she told authorities it was her intent to continue purposely falling out of her wheelchair so bystanders would be persuaded to call for help.
Officers attempted to coax her to a more convenient position, she refused and stated that if moved, she would return. Because of her unreasonable behavior and promises to repeat she was taken into custody.
Linda Rapp was arrested and charged with obstructing a passageway. She was later freed on pre-trial release.
|Rapp, Linda||589781||639 LAFAYETTE ST|
Nashville, TN 37203