Police: Woman’s actions after arrest make for eventful ride to jail

Steve Nash steve.nash@brownwoodbulletin.com
Brownwood Police Department

A Brownwood woman head-butted a patrol car Wednesday, then then tried to choke herself with a rear-seat seatbelt on the way to jail, where she was booked on a motion to revoke for child endangerment and on a new charge of resisting arrest, Brownwood police and jail records state.

Kandice Carr, 24, remained jailed Thursday on the charges.

According to a report by officer Kayla Moore: 

Moore was dispatched at 6:44 p.m. to Nita’s Bail Bonds, 1004 W. Commerce, on a report of a wanted person. Moore approached a woman and told her she was under arrest on a warrant.

Moore placed handcuffs on the woman and started to escort her to a patrol vehicle. The woman told Moore that the officer “did not need to touch her,” Moore’s report states.

At the patrol vehicle, the woman tried to pull away, began yelling and became combative. The woman banged her head on the side of the patrol vehicle three or four times, causing a small dent. Moore got the woman in the back seat with help from another officer.

On the way to jail, the woman banged her head on the partition that separates the front and rear seats. She managed to unbuckle her seatbelt, wrap it around her neck and said she would kill herself. Moore intervened as the scenario was repeated, and when they arrived at the jail, the woman was still combative. With the assistance of another officer and jail staff, the woman was released to the custody of the jail.

In other incidents:

• Brownwood police were dispatched to the 1600 block of First on a report that an intoxicated man was trying to break into a home. Police arrested Justin Wallace, 34, of Brownwood, of charges of possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication.

• Police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Commerce on a report that two elderly women were fighting. The women were actually ages 45 and 42 and were on the ground, with one on top of the other, when police arrived. Both women said they’d had ongoing problems and police cited both women for disorderly conduct.

• Police were dispatched to Walmart on a trespassing call and arrested Ashley Fulcher, 23, of Brownwood, on a criminal trespassing charge.  

Others booked into the Brown County Jail between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday were:

Rocky Autry, 31, Brownwood, parole warrant.

Matias Buitron Jr., 29, Brownwood, parole warrant.

Treasa Christy, 46, Bangs, public intoxication, failure to appear/bail jumping.

Francisco Escobedo, 36, Early, parole warrant.

Valentina Hambrick, 26, Three Rivers, failure to appear for criminal non support.

Enrique Ortega III, 26, Brownwood, delivery of a controlled substance, delivery or manufacture of simulated controlled substance, failure to appear for assault, bond withdrawal for theft of service.

Roseanne Ortega, 24, Brownwood, delivery or manufacture of simulated controlled substance.

Jose Rodriguez, 35, Denton, driving with invalid license.