Boston

Woman pleads guilty to assaulting emergency workers

A 26-year-old woman has today pleaded guilty to charges of assault to emergency workers and criminal damage.

Jade Ferguson, of Main Road in Wrangle near Boston, was arrested and charged with assault of two police officers and two charges of criminal damage on Tuesday, April 21.

The incident occurred in the early hours of the morning and involved Ferguson damaging an ambulance and a police van.

She appeared at Lincoln Magistrates Court via video on Wednesday, April 22 and pleaded guilty to all offences.

Jade has been sentenced to 22 weeks suspended for a year, fined £120 and £85 court costs.

Chief Inspector James Trafford, in charge of local policing for Boston, said: “In cases such as these where police officers and paramedics, who were trying to help Jade Ferguson, are met with violence and aggression, we will take firm action in seeking charge and remand to the next available court.

“In the current times, more than ever before, behaviour of this nature will not be tolerated.”

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