Rage over V-Day cleavage leads to a police bust

the front of her blouse down, reached in with both hands, pulled both breasts out, and squeezed them together …At this point I advised Ms. Campanello that she was under arrest..."

This demonstration earned Campanello a misdemeanor arrest for disorderly conduct. She posted a $220 cash bond and was released the next morning.

In an interview with TheSmokingGun.com, Campanello claimed she did not expose her breasts.

“I am a proper person,” she told TheSmokingGun, adding that Deputy Jenkins was a “chubby, rude, lewd, and lascivious” man who “had it out for her.”

Campanello also told the website that she is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and that she intends to sue the school, sheriff, and jail for mistreatment.

Read the full story and the actual police report at thesmokinggun.com

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On Valentine's Day a Tampa Bay area woman was arrested after her anger over a woman's cleavage allegedly provoked her to liberate her own breasts.

Laura Campanello, 43, was exiting a meeting with her 17-year-old son's guidance counselor at Bayshore High School when she spotted something she didn't approve of at the Bradenton school: cleavage. Campanello asked the cleavage flaunting woman, Ms. Blue, to cover up. Blue refused and an argument ensued at which point the school's resource officer, Deputy Greg Jenkins, arrived. Below is a slightly edited version of his police report (though his liberal use of the term "ladies" was on the original document).

“...When I arrived the defendant Campanello was yelling that an adult visitor was showing too much breast. The two other ladies were not saying anything... The defended stated that Ms. Blue, who is an adult that was visiting with an enrolled student and her mother Ms. Hill, should not have her cleavage showing like that. I advised the defendant that this was an adult and that I could not tell her how to dress. The defend kept saying, 'Look at her.' I said, 'Mam I cannot tell her what to wear as long as she is not exposing herself.' The defendant said, ‘Oh then I can.' At which point Ms. Campanello pulled

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