A 37-year-old Boonville woman is facing several criminal charges after being stopped last night for a traffic violation on South Kentucky Avenue in Evansville.
At approximately 6:30 yesterday evening, Trooper Stewart stopped the operator of a moped on South Kentucky Avenue at Jefferson Avenue for operating the moped without lights. The driver was identified as Holly Hurt, 37, of Boonville. Hurt had a suspended identification card and the plates on the moped were expired. Hurt also displayed signs of impairment. During the field sobriety tests, Hurt kicked and bit Trooper Stewart. After the brief altercation, Hurt was taken into custody without further incident. Hurt 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. Hurt’s toxicology is pending. Trooper Stewart was treated for his injury at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital and later released.
Arrested and Charges:
- Holly Hurt, 37, 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