Woman accused of injuring officer in ER faces battery charge
A 50-year-old woman faces a battery charge after police said she injured an officer this week while she was in custody and being treated at the emergency room in Monroe.
Monroe police said officers were called to the Monroe Clinic Hospital at 8:37 p.m. Thursday to help Monticello police with a woman in custody who was combative with officers.
Annabelle B. Canady, of Monticello, was in police custody with Monticello officers who were with her at the hospital to get medical clearance to take her to jail, according to the police report.
Canady was combative with officers and caused minor injuries to one officer, police said. She was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting officers and battery to an officer.
Canady was taken to Green County Jail and is awaiting a court appearance, according to a news release.