MERIDEN – A city woman has been charged with assault on emergency personnel after police responded to a reported domestic dispute.
Brandy Patry, 30, of 118 Colony St. was charged with two counts of assault on emergency personnel, third-degree assault, second-degree breach of peace and third-degree criminal attempt to commit criminal mischief. Her bond was set at $35,000.
When police arrived at the scene of the reported dispute on Thursday, the victim reported that Patry, threw his belongings down the stairs and struck him several times, according to Patry’s arrest warrant. As police escorted Patry out of the apartment, she struck an officer in the groin.
While in the back of the police car, Patry placed a bag of what was believed to be marijuana in her mouth and swallowed it. She also began kicking the window of the cruiser, the warrant said. When an officer intervened, Patry kicked him in the abdomen and later punched him in the face.
When Patry jumped out of the car and attempted to run, an officer deployed his taser. Patry was taken to Midstate Medical Center for evaluation.