Hermiston Police News: Officer Assaulted During Arrest of Female

Release Date: 
08/03/2017

On the 2nd of August 2017 at approximately 8PM, Hermiston Police responded to the 300 block of E Cherry Avenue on a report of a female creating a disturbance.  Officers arrived and located Janie Appleby 47 years of age of 320 E. Cherry Ave. #B., Hermiston.  Appleby was found to have an active arrest warrant and during the attempt to take her into custody, officers were subjected to resistance via kicks and swings.  Appleby refused all verbal commands and ultimately struck an officer in the face causing a bloody nose and broken glasses.  The same officer was also kicked in the chest.

Appleby was transported directly from the scene to the Umatilla County Jail in Pendleton and lodged on charges of Assaulting a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.

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