PALM BAY, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – A homeless woman was arrested for using a local resident’s yard as a bathroom before bathing in his pool in the nude.
She additionally told authorities during her arrest that she was on her way to Washington, D.C., to yell at President Barack Obama.
The woman, 35-year-old Cheryl Beauchamp, was first spotted trespassing in the unidentified homeowner’s yard on his surveillance equipment, CBS affiliate WKMG-TV reports.
She was allegedly seen defecating in his yard, then breaking the screen surrounding the pool area. At that point, she reportedly took off her clothing and began to swim.
The station learned that local authorities first responded to the call regarding Beauchamp’s disturbance. She told police that she wanted to take a bath, and resorted to breaking through the pool’s screen because the door was locked.
According to a police report, she said she was on her way to the nation’s capital to confront the president, and that she wanted to go to jail.
Beauchamp got her wish as she was arrested and transferred to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
According to WKMG, she is now facing charges of burglary and criminal mischief.