A Florida woman was arrested after police say she pulled a gun on a man while having sex with him in a car and demanded money, causing him to crash the moving vehicle.
The car, a Nissan Sentra, slammed into a palm tree, went airborne and plowed through two front yards in Port Charlotte on September 2.
The woman allegedly responsible for the collision, identified as 26-year-old Amanda Linscott, fled the scene, but was taken into custody on Tuesday.
According to investigators, the chain of events that led to the accident started at the Paddy Wagon Irish Pub in Port Charlotte, where Linscott and a friend met the victim and two other men, ABC News reported.
After the bar closed, the men invited the two women to come to a private home, where the victim and Linscott’s friend went into a bedroom to have sex.
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Bob Carpenter said the woman told the victim she needed $250, but he said he did not have that sum and gave her $120 instead.
When the man went to the bathroom, both women left the home.
The unnamed victim then called the woman whom he gave the money and set up a meeting at a local store. But when he arrived at the location, he encountered Linscott, who claimed that her friend had left her, according to police.
The 26-year-old got into the victim’s car and began fondling and having sex with him as he was driving.
Linscott allegedly demanded money, but the driver told her that he had already given $120 to her companion.
At that point, the 26-year-old woman pulled out a .357 Taurus revolver and pressed it against the man’s head, according to police.
The victim grabbed the weapon and said he punched Linscott in the face, which caused him to lose control of the car.
The Nissan struck a palm tree and ran through two yards along Dewhurst Street before coming to a stop, at which point Linscott fled.
The victim drove his damaged vehicle to friends’ house where he gave them the gun that allegedly had been left behind by Linscott and called police.
Officers who arrived on the scene encountered an elderly man in a driveway who told him that his daughter Amanda Linscott was in a car wreck and was punched in the face.
In her mugshot, the woman’s eye appears severely bruised.
Linscott was arrested on an armed robbery charge and sent to Charlotte County Jail, where she is being held without bond.