A traffic stop in Evansville on Tuesday led to the arrest of a Boonville woman after authorities say she kicked and bit an Indiana State Police (ISP) Trooper.
According to ISP, 37-year-old Holly Hurt of Boonville, Indiana, was arrested on Tuesday after being stopped on South Kentucky Avenue in Evansville around 6:30 p.m.
ISP says after Hurt was stopped by one of its Trooper for driving a moped without lights, it was discovered that she had a suspended ID and that the plates on the moped were expired.
ISP says Hurt also displayed signs of impairment during the traffic stop, and that during the field sobriety test, she kicked and bit a Trooper.
After that altercation, ISP says Hurt was taken into custody without further incident. She was transported to Ascension St. Vincent Hospital for minor injuries and then to the Vanderburgh County Jail where she is currently being held without bond.
The Trooper was also treated for his injuries at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital and later released.
Arrested and Charged:
Holly Hurt, 37, of Boonville, IN
- Battery on a Police Officer, Class 6 Felony
- Resisting Law Enforcement, Class A Misdemeanor
- Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated, Class C Misdemeanor
- Assisting Agency: Evansville Police
The Evansville Police Department assisted in the investigation.