Green Cove Springs woman arrested over dispute about nativity scene, according to Sheriff's Office | jacksonville.com: Kathleen Sue Thomas, 61, was attending the Silver Creek Homeowners Association meeting at the Lake Asbury Elementary School library on Sandridge Road about 7:30 p.m. Thursday when the Sheriff’s Office said she threw a box, hitting another woman on the head, according to the arrest report. Thomas was charged with battery and resisting arrest after she left in her vehicle when deputies tried to detain her, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
At issue is Thomas’ lawn ornaments, which included figures depicting the nativity scene with Mary, Joseph and Jesus. The homeowners association sent Thomas several notices to remove the figures from her front lawn but she disagreed.
In Privatopia, dust ups over Christmas lights and lawn displays can play out all year long.