Combative woman arrested, facing multiple charges after bizarre night


Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that deputies responded to a complaint Sunday night off old KY 30 approximately 3 miles north of London of an assault occurring off Highway 3094. When deputies arrived at the scene, they learned that apparently a female subject had crawled out of the ditch there and created a disturbance assaulting a male and a female subject there. The woman, Nikki Reed – Hoskins age 34 of East Bernstadt was arrested Sunday night around 6:40 p.m.

Deputies learned that Reed had then apparently left in a vehicle and was found at another residence where she allegedly assaulted a male subject there. Deputies located Reed laying on the ground bleeding from her face and detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emitting from her. Deputies called for an ambulance and while awaiting the ambulance the suspect created a disturbance in the presence of bystanders including small children.

Deputies detained Reed in the police cruiser where at one point, according to the report, she kicked Deputy Saylor several times. Reed failed to comply with EMS personnel that had arrived to transport her to the hospital. Deputies transported her to the hospital and at the hospital she became combative, screaming, yelling and cursing and spitting on hospital emergency room staff. Upon release from the hospital Reed was lodged in the Laurel County correctional center. She was charged with multiple offenses. She was lodged in the Laurel County correctional center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County correctional center.

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