Family of Four Runs Naked Through High School Parking Lot

Posted on March 17, 2012


The above image is from surveillance footage, which caught the family members disrobing in the parking lot of the school.

Pennsylvania (The Gaslamp Post) – Police arrested four family members Friday, after discovering them in the parking lot of a high school, completely naked.  In what the school’s principle, Chris Dormer, is calling “a rather bizarre incident,” the family of four reportedly shed clothing in protest of a student at that school not being released to them.

Police arrested 43-year-old, Sara Butler, daughters 23-year-old, Joanne, and 22-year-old, Bessie, along with their 14-year-old brother, whose name is withheld because he is a minor.  They’ve all been charged with defiant trespass, disorderly conduct, and open lewdness.  Police superintendent Michael Chitwood said that, “We are also charging the mom, Sara Butler, with corrupting the morals of a minor.”

The incident began yesterday at around 10:00 am, when the family was reported to have arrived at the campus to collect Butler’s biological son, who is a 12th grader at the school.   “Because she has no parental rights, school officials would not release the child and said she couldn’t take the child out of school,” officer Chitwood said.

This is when the family reportedly laid down in the parking lot, outside of the school and began singing what is was reportedly, religious songs.  School security then ordered them off of the property, but they returned multiple times in their van, until finally stripping down and running through the schools parking lot, screaming.  “They disrobed between parked cars and were running around chanting prayers to Jesus,” Chitwood said. “They were running around the lot for five to 10 minutes. When police got there, they were in a van and locked their arms in defiant protest. They were chanting ‘Jesus is Lord.’ When we got them back to the police station we gave them their clothes and the mom refused to put her clothes on. She’s the leader of the pack.”

Dormer said, “Their activities were contained at the front door and exterior of the building. No one in Upper Darby was ever in harm’s way.”

(h/t:  Daily Times, Drudge Report)