Public Nudity on the 8th Floor Lands Woman in Jail


On Sunday, the Richmond Police Department responded to a complaint on Madison Ave regarding a female on the 8th floor of a building, allegedly appearing to be naked and intoxicated.

Officers made contact with the subject who was identified as 53 year-old Machelle Stevens, while she was reportedly partially hanging out of the building screaming at passers-by. Police report Stevens was heavily intoxicated with quick rapid speech and dilated pupils.

Stevens was then placed in handcuffs, when officers say she reportedly resisted arrest on the way to the patrol car by resisting entry into the vehicle by using her feet and pulling away from police in general. Stevens then allegedly kicked an officer in the groin and tried to bite another.

Stevens was arrested and lodged int he Madison County Detention Center on charges of Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Assault 3rd of Police Officer.