FL Woman Arrested for Stripping at Club She Doesn't Work At

By Cynthia Hsu, Esq. on September 09, 2011 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

A Florida woman decided the strippers at a Clearwater strip club weren't quite getting the job done. That's when Natalie Behnke, 25, strutted onto the Baby Dolls Lounge stage and started to disrobe and dance.

She took her clothes off, danced, and asked customers for money, according to the Huffington Post.

Baby Dolls Lounge is a gentleman's club, so why was Behnke's strip show so improper?

It's because Behnke doesn't actually work at Baby Dolls Lounge. And it wasn't amateur night, either.

She also harassed some of the lounge's real dancers, according to the Huffington Post.

Behnke was so aggressive with the Baby Dolls Lounge dancers and employees that the police were called. When authorities arrived on the scene, she was found standing outside the lounge in her underwear. Police determined that she was drunk. She was then arrested and charged with disorderly intoxication, according to the Huffington Post.

Charges of disorderly conduct usually make it a crime to be drunk in public. But, disorderly conduct isn't just limited to public intoxication. Individuals can be charged with disorderly conduct if they are too loud or obnoxious in public, or otherwise "disturbs the peace."

In Behnke's case, not only was she drunk in public but it's probable that she was also very disruptive to the public peace.

Behnke pled guilty to the misdemeanor charge and paid a $525 fine, the Huffington Post reports. For those wondering about Behnke's background, the would-be stripper was described as a "habitual juvenile offender" and is currently homeless.

For those who think the Florida woman's impromptu stripping is strange, think again. "Stuff like that happens all the time," said a Baby Dolls Lounge office manager in response to Natalie Behnke's strip show, the Huffington Post reports.

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