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Helena woman charged with assaulting police officer

Posted at 8:01 PM, Oct 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-30 23:48:47-04

HELENA – A 28-year-old woman has been charged with two felony counts of assault on a peace officer.

Court documents state officers responded to a disorderly conduct report Saturday on the 2200 block of Gold Rush Avenue.

Officers said when they arrived, they found Kaelianna Ryan refusing to leave the residence.

According to the police report, Ryan became combative as officers tried to restrain her, kicking an officer, causing her to fall backward, and hit her head on the pavement as she was put into a patrol car.

Officers said Ryan became combative again as she was taken out of the police car, kicking an officer in the head and chipping her tooth.

The judge released her on her own recognizance.