Woman accused of coughing on employees, bottles inside Westmoreland County liquor store

Rostraver, Pa. — A woman from Westmoreland County was facing charges after police said she coughed on bottles and employees at a Rostraver liquor store.

Leona Warman, 69, of West Newton, walked into the store on Dec. 9, pulled down her mask, and yelled, “I have COVID-19,” according to court documents obtained by our news partners at TribLIVE.com. She’s accused of then coughing on or near four store employees and touching around 300 bottles.

Employees called police, who arrested Warman in the store, according to TribLIVE.com.The bottles had to be removed from the store, causing a more than $5,000 loss, according to court documents.Warman is facing several charges, including reckless endangerment and violating a state health order aimed at controlling the spread of coronavirus.She has a preliminary hearing scheduled, March 8.

Source: Woman accused of coughing on employees, bottles inside Westmoreland County liquor store

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