Woman Arrested for Assault on a Police Officer

Evening Whirl
A Cahokia woman was charged last Monday with kicking, punching and scratching a police officer during an arrest.
Kristin Smith, 33, was arrested June 23 on charges of injuring and resisting a police officer. Smith slugged Cahokia Detective Kyle Puckett in the face, kicked him in the groin and leg and scratched him on the arm while fighting him and Cahokia Officer Shawn Hunt as they tried to arrest her. 
Smith has a whopping 116 prior charges in various St. Clair County cities, according to court records. Her previous convictions include assault, obstruction of justice, disorderly conduct, breach of peace and failure to comply/interfering with a police officer.  Smith is in custody at the St. Clair County Jail with a bail of $75,000.



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