'South Park Susan' Surrenders to Police

She was caught on video harassing black sisters
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 5, 2018 3:34 AM CST
Woman Accused of Harassing Black Sisters Surrenders
Susan Westwood.   (Brunswick County Sheriff's Department)

(Newser) – A North Carolina woman who boasted about being "white and hot" as she harassed two black women in a parking lot surrendered to police Saturday, days after a warrant was issued for her arrest. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department says Susan Westwood, 51, was released on bond after being served with four criminal summonses and an outstanding warrant for misuse of the 911 system, NBC News reports. In video of the Oct. 19 incident that went viral, Westwood, dubbed "South Park Susan" by the media, taunted, threatened, and mocked sisters Leisa and Mary Garris as they waited for AAA assistance after having car trouble in the parking lot of her Charlotte apartment complex.

In the video, an apparently intoxicated Westwood asked the sisters if their "baby daddy" would be joining them, bragged about making $125,000, and threatened to pull out a concealed weapon, reports WCCB. In a 911 call released by police, she falsely claimed the women were trying to break into residences, ABC News reports. "Folks that are trying to break into apartments, they’re actually people that I’ve never see here before but they are African American," she said. "They’re trying to cause a problem." Westwood, who vanished after the incident, turned herself in to police in coastal Sunset Beach, police say. She was fired from her job at Charter Communications after the video surfaced. (This Indiana woman was arrested after leaving a racist note for her new neighbors.)

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