Woman is Tasered In Drug Complaint Call
Darren Doyle, story:
An Edmonson County woman faces multiple felonies after a scuffle with local law enforcement resulted in being tasered on Sunday, according to a deputy from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
An Edmonson County Sheriff's deputy said that law enforcement received a complaint call at 11:47AM on Sunday, October 15th from someone stating a family member had taken a vehicle without permission and that the driver could be high on methamphetamine.
The deputy stated the suspect could not be located in the vicinity but later received another call that the suspect had returned home on Chaumont Road where a confrontation took place. The caller said the suspect had become violent and threatening, according to the deputy.
The deputy stated that he arrived and located the suspect, identified as April Kenney, (38) of Park City, who became violent and threatened law enforcement, where a fight ensued. She was not immediately detained due to "increased strength and mental state" from drug use, and the deputy deployed his taser with what he described as "zero effect after multiple warnings."
She was eventually detained with the help of family members and stayed combative with EMS personnel, law enforcement, Medical Center staff, and jailer staff, the deputy stated. Law enforcement also said Kenney admitted to purchasing and using meth before the calls came in, and meth was reportedly found on her person.
The deputy said she also assaulted her sibling in the process. She was also accused of spitting on and scratching the deputy in the fight.
She was charged with:
She was transported to the Medical Center for medical clearance then onto Hart County Jail where she remains on a $5,000 bond.