Flores, Joanna, V., 34, Richland
Flores, Juaquin, J., 33, Richland
CHARGES: Assault 3rd Degree/Police Officer
On 10/15/11 at about 0224 hr Richland Police Officers responded to a report of a domestic assault in the 1300 block of Symons. Upon arrival an officer saw two males leaving the involved residence and told them to stop. Both males refused to obey the officer and were quickly joined by a female. A second officer arrived and told the three to stop, but they still refused and approached the officer. The officer became involved in a physical altercation with one of the males, Juaquin Flores, who was subsequently Tased. As that altercation began, Juaquin's wife, Joanna, came off the side walk at the officer. The second officer gave her commands to Joanna to stay back, but she refused and also became involved in a physical altercation with that officer, scratching him in the face. Both Juaquin and Joanna were placed into custody and booked into the Benton County Jail on charges of assault 3rd degree on a police officer.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Captain Mike Cobb, 942-7362