Md. woman allegedly kicks, tries to bite officers

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Hagerstown woman is being charged for allegedly kicking and trying to bite two  police officers after a traffic stop on Thursday, Frederick police said. 

Two officers were on their routine patrol in the 1600 block of Rosemont Ave. when they conducted a traffic stop for a car not following traffic orders. 

Police pulled over Brittaney A. Ford. While they were talking to her they noticed the smell of marijuana coming from her car. When the officers tried to get her out of the car she allegedly refused and started screaming at the police.

According to Frederick police she started kicking the officers and tried to bite them several times. The officers eventually were able to get her out of the car and arrest her. Once she was arrested, police said Ford put something in her mouth and tried to eat it. Police learned that it was marijuana L/T 10 grams. 

Authorities found a smoking device and a marijuana grinder inside of her car. She was taken to the Frederick County Detention Center for processing. 

Ford is being charged with second degree assault, second degree assault resisting arrest, failure to obey a reasonable and lawful order of a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct, obstructing and hindering a police officer, payable traffic citations, civil citation of the possession of marijuana less than 10 grams. 

 


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