As humans, sometimes we let minor altercations get to the point of physical assault.
Whether it’s road rage or someone cutting the line at a store, some of us just can’t seem to let things go.
We let our anger get the best of us, and before we know it, we’re being dragged away in handcuffs. This may have been the exact nature of Abbey Taylor’s arrest on Friday, Jan. 19.
The Jacksonville, Florida, mom has a history of domestic battery dating back to 2012. That older charge was later dropped, but this newer one may just stick.
Taylor previously worked as a certified nursing assistant at The Terrace of Jacksonville nursing home.
On the day she went to pick up copies of her old paycheck stubs, a confrontation ignited between her and the administrator.
The mom was accused of hitting her ex-boss with her car outside of the facility. She said the claim wasn’t true, but evidence showed differently.
According to the 53-year-old boss, who would rather remain unidentified, her body “rolled up onto the hood of the car” on impact. Yet, Taylor told WJAX-TV the cracks left in her windshield were actually from the woman bashing the glass.
Police have refuted her side of the story.
Apparently, unreleased surveillance footage showed Taylor ramming her former boss to the ground before driving past her a second time.
“In my heart, I did not hit her with my car,” Taylor stated. “I want to see the surveillance cameras myself.”
She never got to see those cameras, but she did get to see the backseat of a police car. Police said on the day of her arrest, Taylor resisted.
#Jacksonville mom is accused of hitting her former boss with car outside nursing home. Yes, that’s a crack in her windshield. But in our #exclusive interview, the suspect tells me it’s not what you think. Full story: https://t.co/N2WWhdWq12 #Florida @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/EPpX8KStH4
— Jenna Bourne (@jennaANjax) January 23, 2018
She denied that claim too, saying she wanted to see if her sister would be able to take care of her two children.
Plus, she only had on socks and wanted to get her shoes, but police wouldn’t let her go back inside.
While Taylor faces aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and resisting arrest, her victim will soon undergo surgery for a broken ankle.
This situation didn’t have to turn out the way it did, but thankfully, it didn’t end up deadly.
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