Woman who hit cops with car during NYC protests arrested

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A 26-year-old woman was busted Thursday for speeding through a line of cops in Brooklyn during a chaotic protest last year, cops said.

Samantha Botte was arrested and charged with assault, attempted assault, reckless endangerment, obstruction, unlawful fleeing and reckless driving, according to authorities.

Botte, in her 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis with the license plate “ANUTHA1,” allegedly sped away from cops at Smith Street and Atlantic Avenue on Oct. 27, 2020 during demonstrations over the Philadelphia police shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr. 

The incident with Botte took place last October.
The incident with Botte took place last October.
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Two cops suffered minor injuries after getting hit.
Two cops suffered minor injuries after getting hit.
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“I’m trying to go home!” video from the time captured her yelling at cops before slamming the car door and driving off.

Cops can be seen in the video trying to smash the sedan’s…

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