A park employee in Texas was fired after she called the police falsely saying that a visitor was running her over.
The gate manager, who was a contractor for the US Army Corps of Engineers. UU At the Cedar Breaks Park in Lake Georgetown, she lost her job after she called 911 and shouted repeatedly over the phone & # 39; he is running me & # 39 ;, though the vehicle is not exciting.
Driver Chris Hampshire posted a video of the incident, which occurred around 8:47 pm on August 25, on social media, showing the worker Judine Reed begging the police to come help.
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Judine Reed shouted over the phone to the police that "I was being run over," even though the car was not moving and the driver was standing outside the vehicle.
Reed blocked Chris Hampshire's path and said "You're in serious trouble, you're going to jail" while trying to leave the Cedar Breaks Park in Lake Georgetown, Texas.
In the two-minute clip watched over 150,000 times on YouTube and shared more than 16,000 times on Facebook, the woman shouts a phone in her hand – he's a lunatic and is videotaping me. before yelling repeatedly for & # 39; Mike & # 39; to come and help.
Then he told Hampshire that "you're in serious trouble, you're going to jail" and when he asked why he shouted, "You're hurting me, you just ran me over."
While she was standing in front of her car, the woman tells the police, "please hurry up & # 39; and he's still moving & # 39; while hitting the hood of the car, even though I was standing outside the stationary vehicle recording the strange exchange.
Then he went back to his car and tried to walk away saying "I have not done anything wrong" while the agitated woman tried to close the open door and shouted "I want to be arrested" while she blocked her way.
Writing on YouTube, Hampshire said he was stopped by Reed after he accidentally turned to the wrong exit after using his jetski.
He said: & # 39; The situation was me leaving a lake with my Jetski. Accidentally he was diverted by the wrong exit while he was leaving, this employee of parks and recreation was outside.
"She saw me correct me and was about to leave the main exit point." At that moment she began to tell me that she was calling the police and they did not allow me to leave.
"I said no, ma'am, you're wrong, you can not stop me here." She jumped in front of my car and that's when I pulled out my phone … Shortly after the video ended she left the road to talk to the park rangers and told him I was leaving because that was illegal, starting and I did not do anything illegal.
When two Rangers of the US Army Corps of Engineers. UU They listened to the call by radio and went to the guardhouse to investigate, found no injuries in Reed or damage to the vehicle.
Reed, who was a contract worker with the US Army Corps of Engineers. UU., He did not have his contract renewed after the incident last month.
"About a mile down the road I see 15 officers with sirens and lights passing quickly (they legitimately thought someone was being run over) quickly some officers turned around, pushed me and told me what happened. and shortly after showing the video they let me go. "
Reed was a contract worker with the US Army Corps of Engineers. UU At Cedar Breaks Park, but his contract was not renewed, a spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers told MyStatesman.
Randy Cephus did not confirm why his contract was not renewed, but added that it was more beneficial for her to continue on her way & # 39;
Two Corps of Engineers Rangers listened to the call on the radio and went to the guardhouse to investigate.
The Rangers did not see any injury to Reed or damage to the vehicle and decided that no assault charges would be prosecuted, police said.
The Fort Worth District of the US Army Corps of Engineers. UU., Which operates the park, wrote in a statement on its website: "We are aware of an incident that occurred with one of our gate managers hired at Cedar Breaks Park, Lake Georgetown.
"We do not approve or support this type of behavior on the part of our employees or contractors.
"The incident occurred on August 25 and the person in charge of the entrance is no longer in the park and does not provide the tasks of the door manager in any of our lakes.
"Our goal is to offer a pleasant and safe recreational experience for all our guests."