MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP/WVLT) -- A Middle Tennessee woman is facing charges after police say she displayed a vulgar message about an officer who arrested her daughter on a drug charge.
The Daily Herald reports 48-year-old Patti M. Cole faces a charge of disorderly conduct after leaving the message on a broken toilet in front of a home she owns in Mount Pleasant.
The officer who the message was directed toward, Maury County Sgt. Rob Wagonshutz, filed a complaint about the message, which led to the charge.
Wagonshutz said that the message crossed the line of free expression because it used vulgar language and "created a physically offensive condition by an act that serves no legitimate purpose."
Cole did not respond to several messages left by the newspaper seeking comment.
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