Foot Pursuit, Biting Suspect, Results in Arrest by Indiana Conservation Officer

Foot Pursuit, Biting Suspect, Results in Arrest by Indiana Conservation Officer

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Indiana Conservation Officers arrested a Louisville, KY woman this morning along Interstate 64 in Floyd County. 

 

Kayla Crawford,19, was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Battery on a Police Officer, and Resisting Law Enforcement. 
 
Shortly after 10:00 this morning, Floyd County Dispatch received a report of a physical domestic disturbance on Interstate 64, near exit 119, and Indiana Conservation Officer Paul Crockett was nearby.  Officer Crockett observed Crawford walking barefoot into oncoming interstate traffic, and she fled upon his commands to stop. 
 
A foot pursuit ensued, and upon apprehension, Crawford allegedly bit a Milltown Police Officer, who had arrived to assist.  After Crawford was taken into custody, she was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, multiple prescription pills, and marijuana.
 
Crawford was arrested and incarcerated at the Floyd County Jail -The other party involved in the domestic disturbance was not located at the scene.  Assisting agencies included Milltown Police, Indiana State Police, and New Albany Police.
 
All charges are merely accusations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.