NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – New Castle County police arrested a 54-year-old woman for allegedly yelling inside a store that she had tested positive for COVID -19. The incident last Friday caused the store at the Brookside Shopping Center on Marrows Road in Newark to be evacuated.
Witnesses told police the woman was telling everyone she had tested positive for the coronavirus and she did not care who she infected. They say people fled the store trying to avoid the woman.READ MORE: Philadelphia-Area Clinics Temporarily Close, Pivot After FDA, CDC Recommend Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine
When officers arrived at the store, they found Kelley Hines inside the store screaming and using profanity.Lateshia Hill's Family Vows Justice Will Be Served After Deadly Triple Shooting In Wilmington
Police arrested Hines and took her to a local hospital for testing. She was cleared and charged with terroristic threatening and disorderly conduct.MORE NEWS: Duante Wright Shooting: Dozens March In Philadelphia In Protest Of Fatal Police Shooting
Hines has since been released on bail.