Spencer Woman Accused Of Assaulting A Jailer

Fri 9-18-2020

(Emmetsburg)-- A Spencer woman has been charged for allegedly assaulting a jailer in Palo Alto county.

Authorities say 40-year-old Johnette Dodds was arrested around 6:40 pm Thursday on a valid Palo Alto county warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of assault causing bodily injury. The Sheriff's Office says that while Dodds was being booked into the Palo Alto county jail that she allegedly assaulted a jailer. Authorities say the jailer wasn't hurt in the incident.

Dodds was charged with assault on persons of certain occupations and was being held in jail pending a court appearance.