Stephanie Robinette, "Breast-Feeding Mother," Sprays Cops (Updated)


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Careful, shes armed.
  • Careful, she's armed.

Update III: The final cost of the breast-milk-to-the-face escapades: two years probation and $200. (Fox8)


Update II: The AP reports Stephanie Robinette pleaded guilty Friday to two charges: assault and obstruction of official business. Her lawyer says she's super embarrassed, wants to get on with her life, and hopes to avoid spraying her breast milk anywhere it shouldn't go. She's not expected to be sentenced to any jail time. — Grzegorek


Update: The Associated Press keeps us abreast of the situation with a report on the arraignment of the offending milk sprayer. Yes, we made a funny.

Stephanie Robinette pleaded not guilty to the handful of criminal charges she gathered after an incident involving sheriff’s deputies and her mammary. She's also reportedly seeking treatment for her exhibitionism alcoholism.


Cops have to wade through nastiness everyday, whether it’s walking a bloody crime scene or dealing with suspects who’ve been living out on the street. Or getting sprayed with breast milk by a drunken woman. You know, just part of the daily grind.

Stephanie Robinette chose that latter tactic of disobedience when she tangled with two Delaware County Sheriff’s deputies. The Associated Press reports that the 30-year-old Westerville woman was involved in the altercation after a call came in for a domestic disturbance on Saturday.

When deputies arrived at the scene, Robinette’s husband explained they’d been at a wedding, where his wife had a little too much of the good stuff. At home, they got into a fight, during which Robinette struck her husband, then locked herself in a car.

When the cops tried to get her out of the vehicle, she “said he was a breast-feeding mother, then exposed part of her chest and sprayed them with breast milk," as the newspaper lingo puts it.

What does dousing uniformed officers with breast milk get you? Domestic violence, disorderly conduct, assault, and resisting arrest.

So yeah. Ew.

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