Chaos erupts at Louisiana Walmart after family members resist arrest

Chaos erupts at Louisiana Walmart after family members resist arrest


A Louisiana Walmart turned into a mob scene after three family members resisted arrest and two were charged with battery on a police officer Cops in Kenner, where the Walmart is located, told DailyMail.com that the family members, Wence and Jerald Flores-Monge, ages 21 and 18 respectively, were arrested after spewing racial profanities at a store worker on September 13   Both are from nearby Metaire. A third family member, Sandy Monge also was charged, according to police All were slapped with misdemeanor charges, including disturbing the peace. Wence and Sandy are the only family members facing charges of battery of an officer Family members Wence Flores-Monge (left), 21, and Jerald Flores-Monge (center), 18, both of Metaire, Louisiana, and a third relative, 39-year-old Sandy Monge (right) were arrested after they were accused of yelling racial obscenities at a Walmart store employee A video gone viral on the internet appears to confirm some of the events that lead up to the arrests Footage (above) shows an officer trying to handcuff a young man The arrest in the video attracts the attention of several others who were at the store (seen above)A spokesperson for Walmart did not immediately respond when DailyMail com reached out. Jennyy Flores, who says one of the men arrested was her husband and the other his brother in a social media post, but isn’t clear which one she’s referring to, defended the trio who were arrested, saying the family had been harassed by the employee for speaking Spanish ‘An employee at check out was giving bad looks and talking bad about the family when they were speaking Spanish,’ she recalled in the post ‘Spanish people only come to self checkout to steal,’ Jennyy writes.A police spokesman tells DailyMail com that the incident remains under investigation. Cops were called to the store in Kenner after two family members were accused of shouting obscenities at a store worker by a self-checkout around 8 30pm.The two family members at one point called the worker ‘black b***h’ and asked why she kept looking at them, police said in a released statement  They also said that if they wanted to, they could ‘rob her blind,’ as other customers began noticing the disturbance, according to cops  A video gone viral of the incident shows customers beginning to gather around the officer after he intervenes  However, the family members – Wence and Jerald – continued their verbal assault with curses lobbied at the worker, as well as the cop, according to police When asked to leave the store, Wence refuses, and is told by the officer that he’s under arrest Wence then begins to push and pull away as the officer tries to handcuff him.The video shows tensions rising as other customers try to help the officer handcuff Wence  Police say several family members surrounded him to prevent the officer from making the arrest   Wence then tries to strike the officer when he attempts to handcuff him a second time, police said At that point, several customers stepped in to help the officer, according to cops  The video shows several men stepping forward to hold Wence. Emotions start to run high and loud shouting is heard in the background  There also are moments when some in the crowd almost come to swings with some of the family members, who identify themselves as Hispanic   The Walmart in Kenner, Louisiana, is shown above. A video gone viral on the internet appears to confirm some of the events that lead up to the arrest of three family members, including two who yelled racial obscenities at a store worker RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Home Depot and Lowe’s are secretly using facial recognition Sing while you shop! Two shoppers in a Georgia Walmart have. Share this article Share It is difficult to tell from the video if the frictions began over the family members speaking in Spanish However, Sandy does yell at the crowd several times, ‘I am Spanish!’ Jerald and Monge, 39, get involved and are accused by cops of trying to pull the officer’s arms away from Wence Officers arriving on the scene shortly after were able to take Wence into custody, according to cops Police met Jerald and Monge outside the store and instructed them to put their hands behind their backs  They then also began resisting arrest when the officers tried to handcuff them, according to police Both were taken into custody. Wence and Jerald were charged with disturbing the peace, remaining in place after being forbidden, resisting arrest and refusal to obey a lawful order  Wence also was charged with battery of a police officer.Sandy also was charged with disturbing the peace, obstruction of police, refusal to obey lawful order, resisting arrest and battery of a police officer

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