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Burlington Police Department

Media Information Sheet

 

DATE/ TIME: June 22, 2010 1414 hours
INCIDENT:  Assault, Assault of LEO, Resist Obstruct and Delay
LOCATION: 1302 Beaumont Ct. (Beaumont Apartments
CONTACT: Assistant Chief Greg Seel
PHONE#: 229-3543 

On June 22, 2010 at approximately 1414 hours officers of the Burlington Police Department responded to 1302 Beaumont Ct. in reference to a motor vehicle accident investigation with reported injuries.

Upon arrival officers determined that the motor vehicle accident occurred as a result of a domestic disturbance at John’s Food Express located on N. Church Street in Burlington involving Linda Sue Watlington of 420 Hallie Long Lane Burlington, NC, black, female, Date of Birth March 8, 1968, Franchessca Marie Tapp of 426 Kernodle Drive Graham, NC, black, female, Date of Birth May 5, 1989 and the driver of the vehicle Timmy Lee Love of 1866 E. Hughes Mill Road Burlington, NC black, male, Date of Birth 12-01-1979.

While investigating the motor vehicle accident Linda Sue Watlington, Franchessca Marie Tapp and family members of Timmy Love became involved in a verbal and physical altercation. Officers on scene attempted to arrest those involved in the altercation. While attempting to affect the arrests, the officers were assaulted when others in the area attempted to free the arrestees from the officer’s custody.

S/Sgt. J.C. Bigelow received minor injuries as a result of an assault during the incident.

At the time of this release the motor vehicle accident and domestic disturbance are still under investigation.

As a result of the disturbance and following assaults at 1302 Beaumont Ct. the following persons have been arrested and charged.


Linda Sue Watlington
420 Hallie Long Lane
Burlington, NC,
Black, female
Date of Birth: March 8, 1968
Charged with: 1 ct. of Resist, Obstruct and Delay an officer
1 ct. of Disorderly Conduct by fighting
Watlington received a $1000.00 secured bond.

Franchessca Marie Tapp
426 Kernodle Drive
Graham, NC
Black, female
Date of Birth May 5, 1989
Charged with: 1 ct. of Resist, Obstruct and Delay an officer
1 ct. of Disorderly Conduct by fighting
Tapp received a $1000.00 secured bond.

Wanda Denise Harrelson
1866 E. Hughes Mill Road
Burlington, NC
Black, female
Date of Birth: May 13 1963
Charged with: 1 ct. of Resist, Obstruct and Delay an officer
1 ct. of Disorderly Conduct by fighting
1 ct. of Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer
Harrelson received a $2500.00 secured bond

Appollonia Love
1331 Beaumont Ct. Apartment A
Burlington, NC
Black, female
Date of Birth: June 7, 1986
Charged with: 1 ct. of Resist, Obstruct and Delay an officer
1 ct. of Disorderly Conduct by fighting
1 ct. of Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer
Love received a $2500.00 secured bond

watlington
Linda Sue Watlington

tapp
Franchessca Marie Tapp

harrelson
Wanda Denise Harrelson

love
Appollonia Love