Marlena Rochelle Neely, 30, advised authorities she was homeless and had been asking folks for $5. In the event that they refused, Neely mentioned she would shatter a window each time they failed to offer her cash as a result of she was uninterested in folks not serving to her out, the possible trigger affidavit acknowledged, in response to The Oregonian.
Neely pleaded responsible to 1 rely of first-degree felony mischief and was ordered to pay about $10,500 in restitution, along with the jail time.
She was additionally sentenced to a few years of probation and psychological well being, drug, and alcohol remedy if deemed vital.
Throughout her crime spree, Neely destroyed the home windows of native companies and residents in Could, July, and August, this 12 months.
On July 10., Neely shattered the home windows of quite a few companies in a three-block space of Northeast Grand Avenue and Holladay Road. They included the Citizen Baker cafe at Resort Eastlund, Pink Robin, the Inn on the Conference Middle, Motion Sport and Denny’s restaurant, police mentioned, The Oregonian reported. in response to the outlet.
On Could 3., police had been known as to the Palms Motel at 3801 N. Interstate Ave. They discovered that Neely threw a TV, a cable field and dresser drawers out the window of her motel room. She was ordered to pay $1,100 in damages on Wednesday, in response to the outlet.
Within the case on Aug. 29, police investigators mentioned Neely used a rock to shatter the automotive window of a father who was driving along with his daughter at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Washington Road. Neely advised police she threw the rock as a result of she thought the person had caught his tongue out at her, though it is unclear if he really did, in response to The Oregonian.
She was ordered to pay $297 for the shattered automotive window.
As a part of the plea settlement, her instances in Could and August had been dismissed.
Neely advised jailers she was recognized with bipolar dysfunction, nervousness, and post-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD) and hadn’t been taking her remedy. Even so, Neely added she’s trying to discover a dwelling and regain custody of her three youngsters. She has a 13-year-old son in California and two sons, 7 and eight, residing within the Oregon foster care system, in response to the outlet.
Neely mentioned she was additionally utilizing marijuana every day and methamphetamine on a weekly foundation. She advised Multnomah County Circuit Decide Christopher Marshall she acquired remedy twice previously decade however had relapsed.
Decide Marshall mentioned Neely was launched on Wednesday having been credited for 20 days served because the arrests. Neely advised Marshall she was prepared to remain in shelters till she finds a everlasting dwelling, in response to The Oregonian.
“I want to be able to leave tonight, have a cigarette, drink a cup of coffee and live my life,” she advised the outlet.