According to police, a 43-year-old woman confronted an 18-year-old in Saugerties earlier today, accusing the teen of spreading rumors about her daughter on Twitter. Both were arrested after the confrontation got physical.
Police said Brandi Kime, 43, of Harry Wells Rd., went to the Hommelville Rd. residence of Kaleigh Sheckler, 18, at around 11 a.m. this morning, where she confronted Sheckler about allegedly spreading rumors over Twitter about her daughter.
In the course of the confrontation, Kime allegedly spit in Sheckler’s face, and Sheckler allegedly punched Kime in the face two or three times, causing a laceration on Kime’s nose.
Sheckler was arrested and charged with second-degree harassment. Kime was arrested and charged with second-degree harassment and trespass. Both were released on their own recognizance, due back in court Wednesday, Nov. 16.