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Chinese woman on trial after trespassing arrest at Mar-a-Lago in December

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
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Chinese woman on trial after trespassing arrest at Mar-a-Lago in December
Chinese woman on trial after trespassing arrest at Mar-a-Lago in December

Witness testimony is underway Tuesday in the trial of a Chinese woman arrested for trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club back in December.

Lu Jing, 56, faces misdemeanor charges for trespassing after warning and resisting arrest without violence after police said she snuck into President Trump's club on Palm Beach on Dec.

18.

IS ON TRIAL IN WEST PALMBEACH.

SHE IS THE SECONDCHINESE WOMAN TO BE CHARGEDWITH BEING AT THE PRESIDENT'SPRIVATE CLUB ILLEGALLY IN LESSTHAN A YEAR.WPTV NEWSCHAANNEL FIVE'S MATTSCZESNY IS LIVE AT THE PALMBEACH COUNTY COURTHOUSE ...MATT?MICHALE - KELLEY - LU JINGDECIDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON SHEWANTED TO TAKE THE STAND INHER OWN DEFENSE - SHE ISCHARGED WITH TRESPASSING AFTERA WARNING AND RESISTING ARRESTWIHTOUT VIOLENCE -THE PROSECUTION TODAY TRIED TOPROVE THAT JING DESPITESPEAKING NO ENGLISH - ONLYMANDARIN - KNEW WHERE SHE WASAND THAT SHE SHOULD NOT HAVEBEEN THERE - ONE MAR A LAGOGUARD TESTIFYING THAT HEGESTURED TO HER TWICE WITH HISHANDS FOR HER TO GO BACK ONDECEMBER 18 - HE SAID JINGLEFT ONCE AND RETURNED WALKINGDOWN AN EXIT ROAD TO THE CLUB- SPEAKING THROUGH ATRANSPLATOR - JING DESCRIBEDHOW SHE WALKED IN"I WALKED THIS WAY - THERE WASA FEMALE - SHE WAS DOINGSOMETHING OUTSIDE - SHE SAW MEAND DIDNCOULD NOT BE DOING ANYTHING”A PALM BEACH POLICE OFFICERALSO TESTIFIED THAT JINGCROSSED HER ARMS AND BALLEDHER FIST TO PREVENT HER BEINGHANDCUFFED ON WORTH AVENUEWHERE POLICE LATER FOUND HER -JING ALSO ADMITTED IN CROSSEXAMINATION SHE KNEW MAR ALAGO WAS THE ESTATE OFPRESIDENT TRUMP - AND SHE ALSOADMITS BEING AFRAID AND NOTUNDERSTANDING ENGLISH.

IFCONVICTED SHE COULD GO TO JAILFOR 2 YEARS - ;LIVE IN WPB,MS, WPTV NCTHREE FEDERAL PROSECUTORS HAVEABRUPTLY REMOVED THEMSELVES

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