Summerville woman from viral video at pool pleads guilty to assault & battery

Stephanie Sebby-Strempel

Stephanie Sebby Strempel, the Summerville woman who was seen on viral video telling African American children they were not allowed at the neighborhood pool, plead guilty today to assault and battery third degree, a misdemeanor.

She was not in the Dorchester County courthouse Monday, but was represented by her attorney, according to the magistrate's office.

She was fined $1,000 and has ten days to pay, according to the magistrate's office.

The incident occurred at the Reminisce neighborhood pool on June 24.

According to the police report and the video, Sebby Strempel asks a group of teens to leave the pool calling the group "punks" and using racial slurs.

She is seen hitting a 15-year-old victim in the chest, follows the group to the exit and hits the victim twice the in face.

None of the victims retaliated and appeared respectful on camera.

It was later discovered that the victims had been expressly invited to the pool by another member of the neighborhood.

When attempting to serve the warrant for her arrest for assault and battery, Sebby Strempel physically resisted arrest, pushed one detective into a wall and then bit a second detective on the arm, breaking the skin, according to the police department.

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