A Florida woman was arrested on a charge of battery after she choked her elderly boyfriend because he wouldn’t give her money to buy cocaine.
52-year-old Diana Burnett was taken into custody by the Palm Beach County Sheriffâ€™s Office after being accused of scratching the face of and choking her 67-year-old boyfriend.
She was drinking and using cocaine for most of the day on Tuesday. When her boyfriend came home, She asked him for $100 so she could buy more cocaine. When he refused, she put her hands around his neck and squeezed and scratched his face.
The boyfriend told authorities that he’s been suffering abuse for the past 19 years.
She was charged with battery on a person over age 65 and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail where she’s being held without bail.