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Woman who refused to exit dog kennel attempted to disarm a sheriff's deputy

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Posted at 10:33 PM, Jan 18, 2021

JACKSON COUNTY — A Jackson County woman is facing multiple charges after she reportedly attempted to grab a sheriff deputy's gun as he attempted to remove her from a dog kennel early Sunday.

According to a report from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, it all began shortly after 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of North County Road 825 West. A caller reported there was a female on their property they were not familiar with and she was inside their dog kennel in the back yard.

Deputies said the woman was becoming belligerent with the homeowner and refused to leave the property. When a deputy arrived, he asked the woman several times to leave the dog kennel and the woman refused. The deputy then had to go into the dog kennel to remove the woman.

According to the sheriff's office, the woman then started fighting and resisting the deputy. During the altercation, the woman reportedly tried to remove the deputy's firearm from its holster. The deputy saw what the woman was trying to do and deployed a stun gun on the woman.

The woman also reportedly kicked a second deputy who arrived to assist in the arrest.

The 40-year-old woman from Norman in Jackson County was arrested on suspicion of attempting to disarm a police officer, suspicion of battery on a police officer, suspicion of resisting law enforcement, suspicion of criminal trespass, suspicion of disorderly conduct, and suspicion of public intoxication.