Police say Elizabeth Trzeciak, 46, of South River, N.J. was not a Tremendous 8 lodge visitor, however staying at a lodge close by.
However she confirmed up on the entrance desk round 12:30 a.m. Monday, yelling on the entrance desk clerk and utilizing the n-word a number of instances.
“Look, you ***** give me a name, Black man. Give me a name,” she yells.
About 30 seconds into the recording she throws a synthetic plant and a container of sanitizer earlier than storming off.
The person recording the video is a 21-year-old worker.
“I knew after I noticed that video it was going to go viral as a result of the habits is simply so appalling,” stated Michelle Banfe, Vice President of Operations for Delco Growth, which owns the Mount Laurel Tremendous 8.
Mount Laurel police say initially Trzeciak, who was staying in a neighboring lodge, appeared intoxicated and was launched to a member of the family.
However when the video surfaced later, police charged her with bias intimidation, easy assault and harassment.
“Upon receipt of it, I took swift motion,” stated Banfe. “We went to the police, we went to the prosecutors and we known as the mayor.”
Managers say the worker has labored on the lodge for 3 years and was shocked by the encounter.
“Hospitality, motels, eating places, we’re all collectively on a regular basis. And to see somebody come into our residence and deal with our household like that’s devastating,” stated Tremendous 8 normal supervisor Joe Pergine.
This incident comes on the heels of one other bias incident earlier this month, additionally in Mount Laurel.
Protestors confirmed up on the residence of Edward Cagney Matthews, who was arrested after a racist tirade toward a neighbor was captured on video.
We spoke to residents who’re fed up after watching each incidents.
“Racism is not one thing that individuals are born with. It is realized. So it is simply unhappy. I do not know. When is it gonna cease?” stated Aletheia Johnson of Mount Laurel.
Trzeciak had her first court docket look Thursday.
She is going to stay in custody till her detention listening to on Tuesday morning in Burlington County Superior Courtroom.
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