From NBC Chicago:
After an 83-year-old woman was arrested and charged with battery of a police officer and resisting arrest, a judge was called in for a bond hearing so she wouldn’t have to spend the night in jail.
Elgin police said the incident began about 4:05 p.m. Monday when an officer noticed Rosella Robinson of South Elgin sitting in a car in an area of Elgin known for drug and gang activity. When she saw the officer watching she made an illegal U-turn and drove away, police said.
After the officer stopped her, Robinson tried to drive away repeatedly until he reached into the car and switched off its ignition, police said. Robinson then grabbed the officer’s arm, scratching and beating on it until it bled, police said.
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