Impaired driving charges after police assaulted

OHSWEKEN — Police say a woman in her late 30s is facing impaired driving charges after assaulting a police officer on Bicentennial Trail.

On Monday, February 1, 2021, at 1:41 AM police received a call reporting an unknown person in the backyard of a home on Bicentennial Trail. The caller reported there was pick up truck stuck on the lawn and had possibly hit the callers’ vehicle. The caller also reported an intoxicated female had left in the pick up driving onto Bicentennial Trail.

As officers were responding to the location, they noticed the silhouette of a vehicle approaching their direction on Chiefswood Road near 4th Line Road. Police activated the emergency equipment and conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle.

The female driver exited the vehicle and police determined she was impaired by alcohol.  The female was belligerent with police and assaulted two officers as she was being arrested and taken into custody.

Police returned to Bicentennial Trail and observed the damaged lawn at the residence and the damage to a car parked on the property.  The suspect vehicle sustained damage after striking a tree on the property.

Police arrested Sherri Jane Bomberry, 39, of Ohsweken is charged with Impaired Driving, two counts of Assault peace officer, Fail to comply with release order, Operation while Prohibited, Mischief over $5000, Failure or refuse breath sample, and Mischief under $5000.

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