Michelle Watson -- Mugshot Celebrity; Photo of Smiling Suspect in DUI and Cop Assault Goes Viral

Cops witnessed Watson driving recklessly near Prescott College on Grove Avenue before pulling her over, says the report. Once out of the vehicle, she began dropping f-bombs and screaming at the officers, then resisted their efforst to cuff her, kneeing one officer in the groin as he grabbed her purse.

Police had to restrain her legs to stop her from kicking a patrol car. Then, at the police station, Watson smiled and gave two thumbs-up during her mug shot.

Now she's made the news from New York to London -- she's a crime-news Cover Girl.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.
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