BSO: HIV-Infected Woman Jailed For Spitting On Deputy
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LAUDERDALE LAKES (CBSMiami) — A woman is behind bars for allegedly trying to transmit HIV to a deputy in Lauderdale Lakes.
According to deputies, Lybette Dunn, 53, was arrested on April 17th after a police officer found her standing on the street at 601 NW 27th Avenue.
Dunn was allegedly obstructing traffic causing vehicles to slam on their breaks and honk their horn.
When police placed her in custody, she refused to get into the deputy’s car, according to the arrest report.
After a brief struggle, the officer was able to put her inside his car.
When the officer sat inside, Dunn allegedly started spitting at the deputy.
According to the report, they later found out Dunn is known to have numerous diseases, including HIV which is transmitted through blood, semen, vaginal fluid, and breast milk.
The deputy was treated for exposure as a precaution.
Dunn faces charges of crimes against person for criminal transmission of HIV, trespassing after warning and obstruction of traffic.
Her bond is set at $1,000.