Woman accused of spitting in cop’s mouth

Coryon O. Carroll [PCSO/graphic]
Coryon O. Carroll [PCSO/graphic]

Maricopa Police Department arrested a woman accused of spitting on and kicking officers while she was transported from a group home to a behavioral healthcare facility Monday afternoon, according to a probable cause statement. 

Police arrested 23-year-old Coryon O. Carroll at a Villages at Rancho El Dorado group home after she allegedly assaulted staff there. 

Cops responded to the group home on West Lindgren Drive just after 3 p.m. when staff reported Carroll became violent and threw a chair at a staffer. The manager provided security footage of the incident, according to a probable cause statement. 

Staff at the group home requested officers transport Carroll to Community Bridges Inc. in Casa Grande. However, police said Carroll became aggressive with them, too. Carroll allegedly resisted when cops tried to get her in the transport vehicle. 

According to the probable cause statement, Carroll spit on one officer’s mouth and kicked another officer. Police noted Carroll continued kicking as they tried to get her in the vehicle before she was brought to jail. 

Carroll was booked into the Pinal County jail on two felony charges of aggravated assault on an officer and resisting arrest. She was also slapped with a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. 

Carroll faces more than 16 years in prison. 

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