Officers with the Crockett Police Department arrested a 52-year-old Houston woman on Tuesday after she allegedly became belligerent and aggressive with the staff at a nursing home and then began kicking, swinging, and spitting at the police officers who tried to arrest her.
Jocelyn Alexander is still being held in the Houston County Jail on two third-degree felony charges of harassment of a public servant, a Class B misdemeanor criminal trespass charge, and a Class C disorderly conduct charge.
According to a press release, officers with the Crockett Police Department were dispatched to the Whitehall Nursing Center located in the 1100 block East Loop 304 on Tuesday in reference to an unwanted guest. When they arrived on the scene, staff members told them a woman, who was later identified as Alexander, came into the nursing home looking for a friend.
Alexander became "very belligerent and aggressive" toward the nursing home's staff members.
After the officers talked to Alexander, she continued to be aggressive and refused to obey their orders, according to the press release. Alexander then allegedly started kicking, swinging, and spitting at the officers who were trying to take her into custody.
Two Crockett Police officers and a nursing home employee were struck in the face by Alexander's saliva. The CPD officers called for backup, and they managed to get her into custody.
"Alexander showed signs of being under the influence of PCP and other illegal substances, which was later confirmed," the press release stated.
After Alexander was cleared medically, she was transported to the Houston County Jail.