Peru: Woman gets six years prison for resisting officer after ticket for illegal parking (Video)

Posted on January 13, 2016 • Filed under: Crime, Peru, Police/Military Activity

What started out as a routine parking violation outside of Lima’s Jorge Chávez International Airport has now quickly turned into a local controversy. On Sunday, three days after the arrest of Scott Myers/ reported Silvana Buscaglia Zapler, the Superior Court of Justice in Callao, Peru, sentenced the woman to six years and eight months in a prison cell for resisting authority and aggravated violence against a police officer.

A video of the incident, which has now gone viral, shows the woman confronting Elías Quispe Carbajal as he writes up a ticket for illegal parking. She then pushes the officer away from her while yelling at him to stand back from her car. When Carbajal approaches her a second time, the woman swipes at the agent’s hat, knocking it off his head. Read Article

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