A woman who was the subject of a welfare check this weekend was arrested for DWI and assaulting and resisting officers.
Interim Roanoke Rapids police Chief Bobby Martin said the call was received Saturday and officers responded to the 1200 block of Hamilton Street.
The call was from a concerned party who hadn’t seen the person.
Officer H. Marshall arrived in the area first. When the person wasn’t immediately located Marshall left the area to search for the person while Lieutenant J. Baggett and Officer B. Council stayed in the area.
A short time later the target of the welfare check, Angela Craddock, 51, of Roanoke Rapids, arrived where Baggett and Council were positioned.
They detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and the person driving and requested Craddock perform field sobriety tests. She failed the first and refused further tests.
When Craddock was taken into custody for suspicion of DWI she began to fight the officers and kick them.
The officers were not injured.
Craddock was charged with DWI, assault on a government official and resisting a public officer. She has a May 13 court date pending and received a $2,000 bond.