Murray Woman Charged with Assaulting Deputy
By WestKyStar Staff
HARDIN, KY - A Murray woman faces several charges, after police say she assaulted an officer, kicked out a police cruiser window and threatened hospital staff.

At around 7:00 pm Saturday, a Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy responded to a report of a woman staggering in a Hardin roadway. Upon arrival, police found 42-year-old Lori Blades, of Murray. According to the report, Blades appeared very upset and had an odor of alcohol on her. Blades was arrested for alcohol intoxication and was placed in the back of a police cruiser, when she again became upset.

Blades then reportedly began banging her head against the inside of the vehicle and kicked out a window in the back of the car. Police say Blades then began trying to get out of the window.

The deputy was able to get the vehicle stopped before Blades went out of the window and onto the pavement. Police and other responding units were able to restrain Blades until EMS arrived.

Blades was treated and released from Marshall County Hospital and taken to the Marshall County Detention Center. She is charged with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place, Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Escape 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, and Assault 3rd Degree – Police Officer.

Due to her behavior towards medical staff, Blades also received an additional charge of Terroristic Threatening 3rd Degree.

Published 10:22 AM, Monday Sep. 23, 2013
Updated 10:37 AM, Monday Sep. 23, 2013