Woman slaps deputy so she can quit smoking in jail

May 9, 2013 (SACRAMENTO, Calif.)

Deputy Matt Campoy was leaving the county jail in Sacramento. He says Etta Lopez stepped right up and slapped him in the face.

The officer says Lopez told him she knew she would be immediately arrested and tossed in jail. Lopez believes getting locked up is the only way she can quit smoking.

Lopez is charged with assaulting an officer. She is in jail, where no cigarettes are allowed.

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