A woman attending a bachelorette party got drunk and broke into an Airbnb before trashing the house, according to law enforcement officials.
Alexandra Cheety, 29, was found sitting on the front steps to a Nashville residence. Cheety had an injury to her right foot and was bleeding.
Someone called the police to report a person breaking into the home on the afternoon of June 6, reported WKRN.
Officers found approximately $1,900 worth of damage in the house, including a broken lamp and several broken windows, according to an affidavit obtained by the Nashville Tennessean.
Cheety told officers she was from New Jersey and was in Nashville for a bachelorette party and that she had rented the home. She said that she imbibed two bottles of wine and “went psycho.” She said that she blacked out.
Officers said they think Cheety used her bare feet to kick in the front windows of the house.
Shards of glass were in the front yard the next day and a large board was covering a portion of the front of the house where the windows were broken, according to footage from Fox 17.
The Airbnb owner told the broadcaster it was the first time the house had been damaged since he began renting it out.
BACHELORETTE MAYHEM: A woman visiting Nashville from New Jersey for a bachelorette party told officers she destroyed an Airbnb because she drank two bottles of wine and “went psycho,” a Metro police report states. @WKRN https://t.co/fF5IPgIOfz
— Josh Breslow (@JoshBreslowWKRN) June 7, 2019
Sher Powers, a realtor, told Fox 17 people renting out their houses should take care to screen people they’re renting to and they should treat the rentals as a business.
Cheety was treated at a nearby hospital before being booked into the Davison County jail.
According to jail records, she was charged with vandalism over $1,000, a felony, and was being held on $2,500 bail. She is scheduled to appear in court on July 12.
Family Finds Hidden Camera at Airbnb
A California couple were horrified to discover a hidden camera in their “cozy and romantic” Airbnb rental, pointing at the bed.
Christian Aranda noticed something odd about the smoke detector on the wall of the property in Orange County, shortly after he and his girlfriend had checked in.
Video footage from his mobile phone, obtained by CBS LA, showed the detector was a fake, with a camera inside, complete with memory camera slots.
“I just opened it up. Found there was an SD slot in there. Found that there was a micro USB in there and turned it off. Put it away,” Aranda told the news station.
The following morning, the couple confronted the owner about the device, who admitted it was a camera, but said it was not recording.
“She just said that they were off, and I was like, ‘It doesn’t matter if they’re off! They shouldn’t be there in the first place pointing at the bed,’” Aranda told NBC.
The couple contacted the police.
Local police said that the device had been submitted as evidence, according to CBSLA, but without Wi-Fi capability and without a memory card to record, there was no evidence of a crime having been committed.
The listing no longer appears on the Airbnb website.
Simon Veazey contributed to this report.