A woman from Chowchilla has been arrested and booked on Monday, September 28 after a conflict with police officers in town.
27-year-old Amanda White, who lives in central Chowchilla near the Merle L. Fuller Elementary School, was arrested for resisting or obstructing police, and battery on an officer. According to the official media report from the Madera County Department of Corrections, the unemployed woman was booked on those two charges, both misdemeanors, at 11:12 that morning. Bail was set at $26,000 for the two offenses.
While police have not yet released the circumstances regarding the incident, on September 25, the Friday before her arrest, White posted a message on her Facebook page, indicating she was at the Chowchilla Women’s State Prison, saying “Whats wrong with this town. Stop snitch’n britches. Ill cut ur [deleted] tongues out… Trust and believe that!” The women’s facility is located southeast of Chowchilla.