A Riverhead lady assaulted a sheriff’s deputy when he tried to arrest her for driving whereas intoxicated final night time, based on the workplace of the Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon.
The sheriff’s workplace stated at about 10:10 p.m., sheriff’s deputies pulled over Daniela Pintado, 21, for dashing by way of the a site visitors circle and failing to keep up a lane of journey in Riverhead.
Pintado confirmed indicators of intoxication and the deputies tried to manage a subject sobriety take a look at, based on a press launch from the sheriff’s workplace, which stated Pintado was “aggressive and risky” and tried to stroll away from the officers.
Pintado bodily assaulted the deputy, punching him within the face, based on the discharge. She additionally bit his index finger, flailed her arms and kicked him as he tried to put her in handcuffs. In consequence, the deputy sustained accidents to his face and proper index finger which required him to obtain medical remedy on the hospital.
Pintado was transported to the hospital the place the health worker drew her blood, the sheriff’s workplace stated. She was handled and launched.
Pintado was charged with Assault within the Second Diploma, Obstructing Governmental Administration within the Second Diploma, Resisting Arrest, and Driving Whereas Intoxicated.
“I can’t tolerate situations of assaults on my workers, whether or not they happen in the neighborhood or within the correctional amenities,” Toulon stated. “We’ll search to have this defendant prosecuted to the fullest extent of the legislation.”
Editor’s be aware: A felony cost is an accusation. An individual charged with against the law is presumed harmless until confirmed responsible in a courtroom of legislation.
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