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Woman in Colorado jail after demanding arrest

Tuesday - 4/29/2014, 11:09am  ET

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) -- A woman who tried to break into a Colorado jail after demanding that she be arrested instead of her brother got her wish.

Twenty-year-old Monique Deshawn Armstrong was being held at the Mesa County jail Tuesday, a day after authorities say she called 911 to demand she be booked and her brother released. The Daily Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1kamKEu) her brother was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Sheriff's officials say that soon after the call, Armstrong got past the chain-link and razor wire fence that surrounds the jail yard. They say she was found there throwing landscaping rocks at a jail window

Armstrong asked to be arrested, and the deputies obliged.

A few hours later, her brother posted bond and was released.

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Information from: The Daily Sentinel, http://www.gjsentinel.com


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