Woman Punches Cop

Heather Gonyeau. (Fairfax County Sheriff's Office)

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In a case of St. Patrick’s Day partying gone wrong, a 22-year-old Virginia woman was taken into custody after she allegedly punched an officer in the face.

The officer was apparently trying to calm a disorderly crowd when the woman, Heather Gonyeau, struck him. The incident took place at just after midnight early Friday morning, with Thursday being St. Patrick’s Day.

According to Fairfax Police, the woman was then taken into custody and charged with assault and battery of a law enforcement officer.

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