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Police: Woman ‘Released Bowels’ To Resist Arrest, Assault Officer

Posted at 10:53 AM, Sep 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-15 10:59:24-04
Amanda Peters

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police say a Livingston woman arrested early Friday morning on theft charges and an outstanding warrant made things worse for herself — and the arresting officer.

According to her arrest citation, while being taken into custody 26-year-old Amanda Rochelle Peters “intentionally released her bowels in an upward motion and with purposeful direction at this Deputy — causing said bodily waste to land on the face, arms and legs of this Deputy.”

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office sad Peters was wanted on an outstanding warrant out of Rockcastle County.

Peters was located around 1:45 a.m. Friday at home on Liberty Avenue. Police say the homeowner allowed police in, but Peter locked herself into a bathroom.

Authorities said the deputy had to force his way into the bathroom and arrest Peters with force, during which the alleged assault took place.

Peters was charged with theft of identity of anther without consent, giving officers false identifying information, resisting arrest and third-degree assault of a police officer.

She was being held in the Madison County Detention Center.