On Wednesday, July 25, Darsell Obregon shared a video on Fb of a White lady, later recognized as Arabella Juniper Torres, calling the police on her after she sought shelter from the rain in a doorway whereas ready for an Uber in Brooklyn, New York.
Obregon detailed the incident, which occurred the Sunday earlier than her public submit. “I used to be in #Brooklyn strolling to the practice when a sudden rain storm started and I hid within the doorway OUTSIDE of a random condo in #ParkSlope to protect myself from the rain and name an Uber,” she wrote. “Not more than three minutes later a younger lady who lives within the constructing opened the entrance door and advised me that I cannot stand there and needed to depart. I advised her I used to be not going to maneuver (unbeknownst to her I used to be simply ready for my experience and can be leaving in a few minutes) so then she proceeded to name the police.”
“Ma’am this isn’t public property,” Torres may be heard saying to the dispatcher. “So that you’re sending an officer as a result of now she’s recording me … I requested her to go away and now she’s refusing.”
Later within the video, Obregon acquired into her Uber and was adopted by the younger White lady. The motive force started to slowly pull off when Torres advised him, “In the event you go anyplace, you’ll be committing against the law as effectively; you already know that, proper?” She then frantically offered the license plate to the 911 operator.
The Brooklyn resident turns into the newest White particular person to be recorded calling the cops on Black folks finishing up on a regular basis duties together with promoting water, mowing a garden and going swimming. The frequent occurrences have prompted a dialogue about what ought to be the consequence following these sorts of experiences.