NEW YORK (AP) — A California lady who wrongly blamed a Black youngster for taking her telephone at a New York City inn before the end of last year and got at him as he attempted to leave is presently accused of a disdain wrongdoing.
Miya Ponsetto was summoned in court in Manhattan by means of videoconference Wednesday and argued not liable to charges including unlawful detainment as a disdain wrongdoing, bothered provocation and jeopardizing the government assistance of a youngster.
Ponsetto was at the Arlo Hotel in December when she got into an encounter with an adolescent, 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr., whom she blamed for taking her telephone. Video shows her snatching at him as he attempted to move away. Her telephone was found soon a short time later in a Uber.
Ponsetto, of Piru, California, was at first captured in January on different accuses in association of the encounter. The 22-year-old at first appeared to apologize, yet later eased off in a strained meeting on a morning CBS news show.
Her next court date is planned for Oct. 20.
“The charges asserted are a bold and clear exceed of the plan of the resolution,” her lawyer, Paul D’Emilia, said in a proclamation. “In aggregate, they are silly, and a depravity of our overall set of laws.”
The group of the high schooler has recorded a claim against Ponsetto and the inn, charging racial profiling.