July 22, 2013

Woman accused of assaulting boyfriend, deputy at Sebago Lake

Police say the woman, 29, slapped her boyfriend multiple times while they were boating on the lake, then kicked a deputy.

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

STANDISH — A Massachusetts woman faces charges of domestic assault and assault on an officer following an incident on Sebago Lake Saturday.

Police were called to 10 Bog Alley Road in Standish at 6 p.m. for a report of a woman who was intoxicated and had slapped her boyfriend multiple times while they were boating on the lake, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies arrested Melissa Talbot, 29, of Braintree, Mass.

As she was being placed, handcuffed, in a cruiser, Talbot started kicking and kicked Deputy Joe Dyar, police said. Assault on an officer is a felony.

She is free on bail pending a future court appearance.

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