Authorities say a woman tried to disarm a Madison County Sheriff's Deputy as they questioned her about an incident on Saturday. 27 year old Jodi Abbott of the 2800 block of Gerson in Godfrey is charged with felony disarming a police officer after she allegedly tried to grab the weapon of a deputy as he spoke to her about a trespassing allegation in Alton.
Captain Mike Dixon says the situation began just before 11am Saturday on Fairmont Drive:
Dixon says deputies were able to subdue Abbott and prevent her from completely removing the weapon and placed her under arrest. Abbott was additionally charged with trespassing to property and resisting a peace officer and is being held at the Madison County Jail.