Woman arrested for kicking, punching a Hudson Police officer

Amanda Johnson (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Amanda Johnson (Source: Angelina County Jail)

HUDSON, TX (KTRE) - A 27-year-old Lufkin woman was arrested Saturday night after she allegedly punched and kicked a Hudson Police officer that was attempting to arrest her.

Amanda Johnson is still being held in the Angelina County jail on a third-degree felony charge of assaulting a peace officer. She was also charged with no driver's license and failure to maintain financial responsibility. Collectively, her bond was set at $5,702.

According to Hudson Police Chief Jimmy Casper, one of his officers stopped at convenience store Saturday night. On his way into the store, he spotted a car with an expired registration sticker. When he approached the car, he noticed two people in the front with open containers of alcohol.

The Hudson Police officer told Johnson to pour the alcohol out, she told him to "(Expletive) off." Then, when the officer went to the driver's side door to arrest Johnson, she started punching and kicking him.

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