News Sections
Two Women Arrested After Attacking Evansville Police Officer
Updated July 6, 2013 7:28 AM | Filed under: Crime
 Print    Archive    RSS

(EVANSVILLE) - Two woman are under arrest after an Evansville police officer said he was punched, kicked and beaten by an unruly crowd of people leaving the ShrinerFest on Thursday evening.

Officer Matthew Knight was dispatched to quell a group of about 30 people who started several fights at the festival, according to a police affidavit.

Police arrested Lamiea Gilbert and Rakeyona Carter, who an officer identified as one of the women who attacked Knight.

Gilbert is preliminarily charged with battery of a law enforcement officer with injury, disorderly conduct and resisting law enforcement. She was held at the Vanderburgh County Jail Friday afternoon on a $2,000 bond.

Carter faces the same charges. She was at the jail Friday afternoon on a $50 bond.

« 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!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

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