News Sections
Woman Arrested After Causing Disturbance At Hospital
Updated July 23, 2015 7:43 AM | Filed under: Crime
 Print    Archive    RSS

(BEDFORD) - A woman was arrested after Bedford Police were called to St. Vincent Dunn Hospital after she refused to cooperate with hospital staff or police.

According to Bedford Police Chief Dennis Parsley, when officers arrived at the hospital Tuesday night, 42-year-old Melanie Ablaos was standing in one of the treatment rooms with her shirt off and screaming at medical staff.

Abalos, who told police she was homeless, was in the emergency room after she had ingested several Xanax.

"Officers asked Ms. Abalos to put her shirt back on and calm down," Parsley says. "She refused to cooperate with the officers or hospital staff members. They asked her several times to stop yelling and put her clothes on. Finally the medical personnel requested she be removed from the emergency room because she was causing such a disturbance."

Officers then placed Abalos under arrest for disorderly conduct.

"When officers went to handcuff her she began struggling with them and she had to be forcibly removed from the hospital," Parsley says.

That struggle landed Abalos with an additional charge of resisting arrest by force.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2019 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File