According to court records, Anitra S. Gaughf, of Wilsonville, Alabama was arrested Sunday, accused of driving under the influence.
While in jail, Gaughf is accused of using a concealed lighter to set off the facility’s sprinkler system. According to an incident report, there was a large amount of water in the booking area of the jail, as well as the cell where Gaughf was being held.
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A review of security video showed Gaughf stand on a concrete bench with her hands over her head, messing with the sprinkler area, the report said. After water started pouring from the ceiling, Gaughf was observed moving to a corner of the cell, where she placed a lighter in her bra area.
The lighter and a burnt sprinkler head were taken into evidence. The criminal complaint filed against Gaughf estimates the damage around $3,000.
Now, in addition to the original OVI charge, Gaughf is charged with vandalism, a fifth-degree felony. Prosecutors recommended a $5,000 bond for Gaughf on the vandalism case, but Delaware County Magistrate Jamie LaPlante gave her a recognizance bond of $500. She will be required to wear a GPS ankle monitor and stay away from drugs and alcohol. A $2,500 bond was separately set in the OVI case.