37 Year Old From Clinton Charged With Assaulting Police

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – A Clinton resident is now facing charges in relation to an arrest that took place over the weekend in Clinton.

On Saturday, April 4, 2020 at approximately 11:39 p.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a King Street residence to investigate a dispute that was taking place. Upon arrival officers initially spoke with two persons and the situation seemingly resolved. However, it wasn’t long before police were called back to King Street. This time they encountered one of the parties out on the sidewalk that they had been dealing with earlier.

Upon trying to arrest the intoxicated female she began to resist arrest and she kicked both of the arresting officers.

Melissa BRAUTIGAM, 37 years of age from Clinton has been charged with two counts of Assault a Peace Officer and Being Intoxicated in a Public Place. She has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for August 10, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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