Ky. woman charged after allegedly attacking EMS crew, police officer
While the woman was in an ambulance, she punched two EMS crew members in the face and kicked them in the chest, according to her arrest citation
By Sarah Roebuck
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A woman was arrested and charged after she allegedly attacked several EMS crew members and a police officer, the State-Journal reports.
The incident happened at a pub in Frankfort around 11:40 p.m. after witnesses reported an intoxicated female was trying to start fights. When authorities arrived on scene, they found Taylor Downey, 22, on the ground crying and offered her medical treatment, according to the report.
While Downey was being transported in an ambulance to a nearby medical center, she punched two EMS crew members in the face and kicked them in the chest, according to her arrest citation. Downey is also accused of punching another EMS provider in the face and spitting on them, as well as biting an EMS crew members’ arm.
Citing an arrest report, the State-Journal reports Downey also kicked a police officer in the face and spat on him.
Downey was charged with five counts of third-degree assault against EMS, fire and rescue squad personnel, third-degree assault against a police officer or probation officer and alcohol intoxication in a public place.
Downey was taken to jail where she is held on a $10,000 cash bond.