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Woman who spat on officers piles up assault charges

Published: 9:11 AM, 10/01/2013 Last updated: 9:14 AM, 10/01/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT—A woman who allegedly went kicking and screaming on her way to jail on Friday, Sept. 27 reportedly spat on three officers, an action which added three assault charges to her other charges, the Newport Police Department and Cocke County Sheriff’s Department reported.

NPD Patrolman Josh Holt stated that officers were initially dispatched to 175 Tabor Street on a report of two allegedly intoxicated females walking in the road.

Officers reportedly found Trula D. Wade, 35, 2524 Early Road, Newport, and Amy Ellison standing in the road, the report stated.

For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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