BSO: Female Traffic Lawyer Took Pictures of Man at Urinal, Attempted to Bite Cop
In Rhonda Hollander's train of thought, taking pictures of a man about to relieve himself at a courthouse urinal isn't a crime because it's "a public restroom," the cops say.
According to an arrest report obtained by New Times, Hollander -- a 47-year-old attorney and traffic magistrate -- was busted last week trying to take pictures of a man's package inside the men's room at the West Regional Courthouse, located at 100 N. Pine Island Road in Plantation.
The man told police he was "getting ready to urinate" while Hollander was next to him snapping some photos, the report says.
Continuing the men's-room fetish, she then took pictures of another man entering the bathroom, police say.
That's when the cops were called, and they found her on a higher floor in a judge's chambers.
When asked for her cell phone to see the photos, Hollander said "that she was not going to show [the cop] anything that it was a public restroom and that she was not breaking any kind of laws, that this is a public building," according to the report.
Operating under the guidance that taking unauthorized penis pictures isn't exactly lawful, the cop demanded that she hand over the phone.
Instead, the cop says Hollander started taking pictures of him, which didn't go over too well either.
According to the report, the cop pointed his finger at her face and demanded she quit taking pictures, whereupon she tried to bite the cop's finger.
A fight ensued on the floor that ended up with her in handcuffs and facing a few extra charges, the report says.
Hollander was charged with resisting an officer, assault on an officer, and obstructing with violence, according to police, and was later released from jail on $700 bond.
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