Woman, Drunk and Scantily Clad When Arrested, Appears in Court

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The shocking dashcam video of her arrest made global headlines. On Wednesday, the northeast Ohio woman who was busted wearing next to nothing appeared in court, Fox 8 News reports.

It was a pretrial hearing for Erin Holdsworth, 28, of Hiram. Holdsworth had previously pleaded not guilty.

According to a Chardon Municipal Court spokesperson, a second pretrial hearing for Holdsworth has been scheduled for Dec. 7 at 10 a.m.

In the early morning hours of Oct. 11, a drunken and uninhibited Holdsworth — wearing nothing more than a G-string, tennis shoes and a mesh, see-through top — put police in an unusual predicament.

“I don’t ever recall having a subject in such a state of undress,” said Bainbridge Township Police Chief Jon Bokovitz.

Just before 4 a.m., Bainbridge Township Police clocked a car traveling east down U.S. Route 422, speeding in excess of 100 mph.

After police deployed stop sticks, the scantily clad Holdsworth got out of the car.

Once she was handcuffed inside the cruiser, she went ballistic, kicking the window and screaming profanities.

The following day, Holdsworth faced a Chardon Municipal Court judge via video arraignment.

The judge told Holdsworth, “You’re charged with traveling 110 miles in a 65-mph zone.”

A more subdued Holdsworth told the judge that she had three children with three different men. She then entered her not guilty plea to a number of charges, including operating a vehicle impaired (OVI), fleeing and eluding a police officer, reckless operation and speeding.

According to Portage County court records, Holdsworth has been convicted of several charges dating back to 2003, including unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, OVI, falsification and loud noise/disturbance.

The judge also stated that Holdsworth was arrested for an OVI in Stow in 2010.

“You’re a hazard to the public, Erin. … Yes, you are. You can argue with me, but I don’t care about your opinion,” the judge said.

(Fox 8 News reporter Elisa Amigo contributed to this report.)

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