Monongalia County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Waynesburg, Pa., lady following a single automobile accident on Level Marion Street early Monday.
Deputies have been dispatched shortly earlier than 2 a.m. and located a Jeep driving away from the scene, the felony criticism stated.
On the scene, deputies spoke with a person who was standing subsequent to a automobile that was crashed within the ditch. He advised them that the passenger within the Jeep seen by deputies was the driving force of the crashed automobile. It’s unclear if the male was a passenger within the automobile or somebody passing by the accident. Officers with the sheriff’s division have been unavailable Tuesday to make clear.
The Jeep ultimately returned to the scene and deputies spoke with each occupants and alleged the passenger’s phrases have been “very slurred” and he or she had “glassy eyes and droopy eyelids.”
Deputy Ethan Mongold said within the criticism that each occupants of the Jeep initially acted like they didn’t know something concerning the crash. When Mongold advised them the person on scene had knowledgeable deputies the passenger was driving, the passenger started speaking a couple of buddy. When requested what the buddy’s identify was, she grew to become “irate and argumentative.”
Mongold requested for the passenger’s identification a number of occasions and he or she refused. After a number of refusals, Mongold knowledgeable her she was below arrest. She allegedly resisted when Mongold tried to handcuff her. He and one other deputy needed to forcibly put her palms behind her again and within the cuffs.
The passenger was recognized as Kirsten Ann Victor, 26, of Waynesburg.
As Victor was being arrested, Mongold reported the driving force of the Jeep apologized and stated that she was making an attempt to assist her get the automobile out of the ditch.
After Victor was transported to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Division, Mongold said he learn her the implied consent assertion and he or she refused to take a secondary breath check.
The state’s implied consent regulation is written into your driver’s license software and states, “any one that drives a motorized vehicle on this state is taken into account to have given his or her consent by the operation of the motorized vehicle to a preliminary breath evaluation and a secondary chemical check of both his or her blood or breath.” Those who don’t comply may lose their proper to drive in West Virginia.
Through the 15-minute interval Victor was being processed, Mongold said she grew to become combative with him and MCSD transport officers. She allegedly stood up and refused to take a seat again down earlier than being positioned again within the chair. She allegedly stood up once more and a wrestle ensued.
Through the wrestle, Victor allegedly made a fist and Mongold tried to achieve management of her wrist, ordering her to unclench her fist or she could be pepper sprayed.
“She then drew her fist again in a punching movement as if to strike me,” Mongold wrote within the criticism. Pepper spray was then administered to achieve compliance from Victor. She was transported to the hospital for remedy.
Upon checking her felony historical past, deputies found she had a March 31 DUI arrest in Pennsylvania and is presently needed on a non-extradition warrant for failing to look in courtroom for that cost.
In Monongalia County, Victor is charged with misdemeanor battery on a authorities worker, second-offense DUI, and two counts obstructing. She was arraigned Monday and bond was set at $35,000. She is presently in custody at North Central Regional Jail.