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Posted: December 24, 2017

‘Real Housewives’ star Luann de Lesseps arrested for battery on a cop, disorderly intoxication 

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‘Real Housewives’ star Luann de Lesseps arrested for battery on a cop, disorderly intoxication 
MIAMI - AUGUST 11: A City of Miami police car with lights ablaze responds to a call as they patrol the street on August 11, 2010 in Miami, Florida. The Miami Police Department launched 'Operation Take Back Our Streets' yesterday in response to recent shootings in the Model City and Little Haiti communities of Miami. The city has seen a number of shootings recently using high powered assault weapons. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By Meryl Kornfield, Palm Beach Post

PALM BEACH, Fla. —

Update 9:30 a.m.: Luann de Lesseps, 52 and a star of The Real Housewives of New York City reality series, will be released without bond from Palm Beach County Jail, a judge ruled Sunday.

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De Lesseps slammed a door and kicked at least one police officer, said an assistant state’s attorney.

“I’m going to kill you all,” the state’s attorney said De Lesseps told people prior to her arrest.

De Lesseps, who has no prior offenses, will be allowed to go back to New York, Judge Ted Booras ruled.

Booras, acknowledging De Lesseps’ celebrity, said she should hire a criminal defense attorney from Palm Beach instead of ignoring the charges.

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“I don’t think it would be that hard to find you,” he said.

De Lesseps was advised by Booras not to incriminate herself and respond to him when he said she might have a drinking problem.

“Don’t say anything,” he told the reality star.

Orginal story: “The Countess,” a Real Housewives of New York City reality starwas arrested by Palm Beach police Sunday morning.

Luann de Lesseps, 52, was arrested on charges of battery on an officer, disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest with violence and crimes against a person.

She was taken to Palm Beach County Jail at 1:25 a.m.

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De Lesseps is a former wife of Count Alexandre de Lesseps and retained the French royal title after their 2009 divorce until her remarriage in 2016. She was married to Tom D’Agostino Jr. until earlier this year.


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