WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-- A woman in Winston-Salem is facing numerous charges after a traffic stop Wednesday morning. The woman's arrest has gone viral on Facebook after a passerby took cellphone and posted to her page.
Friday afternoon Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree showed the officer's body cam video and discussed the incident.
“You all are aware the stop was recorded by a citizen and it has been uploaded and placed on Facebook," said Rountree at a news conference. "We are here in an effort to be transparent to the citizens of Winston Salem.”
Woman: For what?
Officer: I'm taking the tag off the vehicle and I don't want you to have the keys
Woman: Um, no sir, I'll call my grandfather because this is not my vehicle.
Officer: It's not a request, I need your keys for my safety so you don't start the vehicle.
Woman: The keys are not in the ignition, I'll call my grandfather.
Woman: No, sir.
Officer: The next step is you going to jail.
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