A man frustrated by a belligerent woman refusing to get out of the back of his pickup truck solved his problem by driving her to the police station.
The woman’s troubles only escalated from there, as she tried to fight with an officer before ending up in handcuffs.
The woman was identified as Kiersten Cox, 37, of Turlock.
The events were set into motion when a caller contacted the police department around 8 p.m. Thursday and reported a woman singing and dancing in the middle of the road in the 100 block of N. Golden State Boulevard.
Officers responded to the area but did not locate the woman. Prior to their arrival she had gotten into the back of a pickup truck and refused to get out when confronted by the truck owner and his son.
Exasperated, the man decided to drive to the police station and let authorities deal with the woman, later identified as Cox.
At the police station, an officer was able to get Cox to climb out of the pickup truck. The officer attempted to talk to Cox, but she ran away, said Turlock Police spokesperson Sgt. Russ Holeman.
The officer caught up to the suspect and ordered her to stop. At this, Cox turned direction and charged at the officer, grabbing the female officer by her hair.
The officer was able to take the suspect down and put her in handcuffs, Holeman said.
Cox was arrested for resisting arrest and battery of a peace officer.
Cox was taken to the county jail and admitted to medical personnel that she was high on methamphetamine.