Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Woman dubbed 'South Park Susan' in racist viral video faces additional charges

Susan Westwood Susan Westwood
Kenny Thornton | 09 November, 2018, 16:09

A woman whose racist rant at two black women was filmed on video that went viral has "voluntarily turned herself in" at the Sunset Beach Police Department on the NC coast, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a statement late Saturday. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department served Susan Jane Westwood with four criminal summonses and an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for misusing 911.

A woman whose racist rant at two black women with auto trouble in an affluent area now formally faces charges she communicated threats and misused the 911 emergency network.

The video, which has received millions of views since it became public, showed Westwood verbally harassing the two women, who were both sisters, who were waiting for AAA.

The initial incident happened Friday, Oct. 19, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

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"They are actually people that I've never seen here before", she tells the dispatcher.

Facebook Susan Westwood, 51, turned herself into the Sunset Beach Police Department on Saturday after being wanted on charges related to the October 19 incident. Police arrived at the scene, but were unable to locate Westwood, and issued a warrant for her arrest on October 30.

According to the tape, Westwood also tells the 911 dispatcher, "They've been hanging out here for awhile". Westwood, in response, said the situation was "weird" and she was "concerned". This is, this is, get them out of here. After they walk away, Westwood screams, "Do I need to bring out my concealed weapon, too?" They said the verbal exchange continued as the woman used foul language and made disparaging remarks.

Westwood's actions are just one of many in a long line of white people calling authorities on African-Americans for no reason at all. It seems that her employer had caught on and she has now been fired due to a clear violation of the company's code of conduct.

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