Woman who tossed cigarette arrested after refusing to sign ticket

Woman who tossed cigarette arrested after refusing to sign ticket (Image 1)
Woman who tossed cigarette arrested after refusing to sign ticket (Image 1)

Franklin police arrested a 27-year-old woman who refused to sign a littering ticket after she was seen tossing a cigarette from her vehicle.

The incident involving Charlene Ward occurred on Sunday night around 11:45 p.m. on Murfreesboro Road near Southwinds Drive.

Police issued Ward a ticket for littering, which she refused to sign, telling officers to “just take her to jail.”

Ward was booked into the Williamson County jail for littering and failure to sign a citation.

She has since been released on her own recognizance after an overnight appearance before a Williamson County Magistrate.

Ward is scheduled to appear in court on May 9.

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