Woman threatens Gov. Jindal by crashing car into mansion gate
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police arrested a woman accused of using her car as a battering ram and smashing it into security gates at the (new) Governor's Mansion in Baton Rouge.
According to arrest records, on March 8th at 5:41 pm, Cheryl Aljuwani, 51, crashed her car into the gates at the east entrance of the mansion.
She was charged with public intimidation, disturbing the peace, reckless driving and criminal damage to property.
Captain Doug Cain said the department could not say why they believe Aljuwani crashed into the gates.
Governor Jindal and his family were not at home during the incident.
He released a statement to WBRZ News 2 saying, "We appreciate the Louisiana State Police and the work they do every day to keep the Governor and his family safe."
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