Drunken lunge sends 17-year-old woman to jail

Herald staff reportMay 26, 2013 

— A 17-year-old woman was arrested just before 2 a.m. Sunday after allegedly lunging for a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s gun.

The deputy was investigating a battery report in which teen was the suspect. During the investigation, the detective reported the suspect grabbed his holstered firearm in an attempt to remove it.

The suspect was arrested and taken to the hospital due to her intoxication and injuries sustained during the initial altercation.

The suspect was charged with asault on a law enforcement office and taken juvenile detention after being released from the hospital.

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