• Woman accused of chest-bumping detective, kicking deputy in face at mud event


    PALATKA, Fla. - A 20-year-old Key Largo woman was arrested Sunday at Hog Waller Mud Bog after authorities say she kicked a deputy in the face.

    Leilani Marina Pile was booked into the Putnam County Jail and charged with fraudulent impersonation, battery of a law enforcement officer, resisting an officer and disorderly conduct.

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    Pile attracted the attention of police when deputies were called to break up a fight between intoxicated patrons at Hog Waller.

    Police say they dispersed the crowd, but Pile reportedly refused to leave. In the report, Pile is accused of chest bumping a detective while shouting profanities.

    The police report said Pile was placed under arrest and put into a patrol car. While in the car, she smashed her head against the car windows. When police attempted to restrain her, she then kicked a deputy in the face, the report said.

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    Police also said Pile presented an identification card that did not belong to her. When she was confronted about impersonating someone else, she cursed the deputies.

    Another bystander provided Pile’s actual identification, the police report said.

    Pile was released on $4,000 bond.

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