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Kicking and spitting bring felony charges

Tawnisha Marie Warren, 25, of 1265 Loring Avenue, Apt. 201, Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with fourth-degree assault - peace officer - transfer bodily fluids.

She is also charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault-correctional employee.

According to court records: On Sunday, she angrily swore at a police officer who had responded to her residence on a domestic call, and was eventually arrested for disorderly conduct. She allegedly kicked at the officer and spit at him as she was being arrested, and on the way to jail she threatened to have him killed.

During the booking process, she allegedly continued to fight with the officer and with correctional officers, spitting or attempting to spit on several of them.

On Monday, District Judge Peter Irvine set cash bail at $500 or bond at $5,000.

Her next court appearance is Nov. 3.