BG woman arrested for resisting arrest


A Bowling Green woman has been arrested for hampering emergency operations and was taken to jail.

Bowling Green police were called to the 100 block of East Wooster Street at 1:21 a.m. Sunday for a female having a seizure or choking.

Officers found a woman in the bathroom with multiple people attempting to hold her head to prevent her from hitting the bathroom stall.

Officers started clearing everybody out of the bathroom in order to render first aid, according to the Bowling Green Police Division report.

Leah Betley, 27, was reportedly standing over the victim and was not rendering aid. She refused to leave after she was given numerous commands from officers and became defiant and aggressive, according to the report.

Officers picked her up and carried her outside. When officers attempted to place Betley’s hands behind her back, she reportedly pulled away and resisted.

While in the backseat of the patrol car, Betley slipped her handcuffs to the front. She was taken out of the vehicle, and the handcuffs were reapplied, according to the report.

She accused officer of hurting her knee and was taken to the hospital for treatment. At the hospital, Betley reportedly refused treatment and was taken to jail.

She was charged with obstructing official business, resisting arrest and misconduct at an emergency.She posted bond Monday and was released.

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