Maplewood woman accused of trying to bite police officers

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 15 at 9:29 AM

(KMOV) -- A Maplewood woman faces charges after police say she tried to bite several officers during an altercation.

Dacia Polk, 26, was charged with resisting with a lawful stop or detention.

According to court documents, police pulled over a vehicle after spotting the driver displaying a handgun.

Police told both the driver and Polk, a passenger, to exit the vehicle, but she refused.

Authorities say an officer tried physically removing Polk from the vehicle, but she began fighting and attempted to bite them.

She was eventually taken into custody.

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