Bloomsburg woman cited in Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe police have reported the arrest of Natalie Sue Lupini, 22, of Bloomsburg, on charges of persistent disorderly conduct and public drunkenness as a result of an incident at 12:45 a.m. Nov. 24.
Police said Lupini was visibly upset and crying when she contacted an officer who was conducting a separate traffic stop. The woman told police she did not know where she was and that her boyfriend had left her. Police said the woman was "manifestly under the influence of alcohol."
Police contacted the boyfriend, identified as Jonathan Menendez-Lafata, who told police he would transport the woman home. At 1:30 the same day, police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Jim Thorpe Pharmacy for a disturbance, where they found Lupini and the boyfriend. Police said upon arrival Lupini was yelling and acting belligerent and failed to comply to police orders.
Police said Menendez-Lafata was also taken into custody. Charges are pending against him.