PROVO Police had their hands full Thursday when they arrested a kicking, screaming, spitting woman accused of assaulting multiple people, including peace officers.
According to a police affidavit, officers responded to an incident at the parking lot of a motel in Provo. When they arrived, they found two females holding down another female. The officers took the women into custody, and the woman who was being restrained resisted the officers' attempt to cuff her.
They tried to put the woman, a 37-year-old Provo resident, in the back seat of a patrol car, but she kicked one officer in the shin, according to the affidavit. She then lay down in the back seat and kicked the other officer with both feet. She then started banging her head on the cage of the patrol car. The officers tried to stop her, but she spit on both of them so they put a pillow case over her head while they restrained her, the affidavit said.
When she finally calmed down, the officers learned she entered a motel room and assaulted a man by "stomping on his head and face and kicking him," the affidavit said. Another woman tried to restrain her, but the attacker bit her on the leg hard enough to draw blood.
The woman admitted to police she is hepatitis C-positive and possibly HIV-positive as well.