Video: Woman attacks police with screwdriver
Police used a TASER and were armed with a shotgun with beanbag rounds before she was subdued
By Cornelius Swart
ASTORIA, Ore. — Astoria police arrested a transient woman Tuesday morning after she charged a police car with a Philips-Head screwdriver, police said.
The woman, 43-year-old Christina Stevens was allegedly camping at the bus stop, police said. According to police, when officers arrived, Stevens charged their car with a weapon.
Officers repeatedly told Stevens to back away. Stevens then charged the car again and hit the rear passenger side window with a Philips-Head screwdriver, police said.
Full Story: Woman attacks Ore. squad car with screwdriver
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