Police: Drinking and driving suspect punches cop

Posted at: 12/10/2012 11:04 AM
Updated at: 12/10/2012 12:33 PM
By: WNYT Staff

WATERFORD - A Waterford woman is accused of punching a police officer in the face and chest several times while being arrested for drinking and driving.

Police responded to an accident in Waterford early Sunday. They found 37-year-old Dorene Goman in her car. She was taken into custody after police say she failed several field sobriety tests.

At the police station, police say she became upset with an officer and punched him several times.

Police say she also slipped out of the handcuffs and tried to escape.

When Goman was caught, police say she punched the same officer in the face and arms.

She's in Saratoga County Jail.