Texas woman, 61, arrested after driving tractor in July 4 parade without permission: report


Whether motivated by patriotism or some other reason, a Texas woman who tried to join a July 4 parade without permission ended up arrested Saturday, according to a report.

Laurie Bostic, 61, climbed aboard a tractor and tried to join other participants in the parade in Rockwall, just east of Dallas, around 11:30 a.m., FOX 4 of Dallas-Fort Worth reported.

Police were called to the scene on a report that Bostic was allegedly causing a disturbance, the station reported.

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Parade officials and police said Bostic refused to comply when they tried to convince her to leave the parade, according to FOX 4.

Laurie Bostic, 61, faces several charges after a tractor incident in Rockwall, Texas, authorities say. (Rockwall County Jail)

Laurie Bostic, 61, faces several charges after a tractor incident in Rockwall, Texas, authorities say. (Rockwall County Jail)

She was being held in the Rockwall County jail, the Dallas Morning News reported.