Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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July 9, 2013

Ashland woman charged with spitting on officer

ASHLAND — The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:


An Ashland woman was arrested Sunday on a felony assault charge for allegedly spitting on an APD officer who was trying to arrest her.

Mary A. Stacy, 45, of the 3100 block of Central Avenue, was lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center on charges of third-degree assault on a police officer, terroristic threatening, resisting arrest and alcohol intoxication.

According to the APD, Stacy was “manifestly under the influence of alcohol in a public place” about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, and when officers tried to arrest her, she resisted and refused to comply. She then allegedly threatened to commit a crime that would result in death or serious physical injury to Officer Kevin Williams, and attempted to cause physical injury to Williams by spitting on him.

Stacy remained in custody on Monday.


A man living in the 2800 block of Elwood Drive on Friday reported someone broke into his residence and stole various jewelry items with a total value of $7,150.

A resident of the 300 block of 31st Street on Saturday reported a 32-inch flat-screen TV had been stolen in a break-in at his home.


A woman living in the 2200 block of Woodland Avenue on Friday reported an iPhone 5 and case, valued at $885, had been stolen from her apartment.

A woman on Sunday reported her purse was stolen from her car while it was parked in the 3400 block of Floyd Street. The purse and contents were valued at $480.

A man and a woman on Sunday reported their vehicles were broken into while they were parked at Movies 10. Various items valued at $585, including a purse, wallet and iPod Touch, were stolen.


Carter Avenue Beverage Center, 2441 Carter Ave., on Friday reported the theft of a bottle of bourbon valued at $14.99.

A 21-year-old Ironton woman and a 22-year-old woman from Ashland were arrested Saturday at Walmart for allegedly attempting to steal merchandise valued at $293.55.

KENNETH HART can be reached at khart@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2654.

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