Mitchell City Police make arrest after woman screams at and spits on officers

MITCHELL – A Mitchell woman was arrested Friday on charges of disorderly conduct.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Mitchell Police officers were called to a verbal dispute at Lakeside Estates.

Bridget Fisher

When police arrived they found 51-year-old Bridget Fisher standing on her front porch screaming expletives. Officers approached Fisher who was intoxicated and continued to scream, disturbing the neighbors.

She was told numerous times to stop and to calm down but she refused.

Officers say they had no choice but to arrest her on a charge of disorderly conduct.

She continued screaming and spitting at the officers.

Police say Fisher was only wearing a t-shirt and refused to get dressed.

Due to her level of intoxication, she was transported to IU Health Hospital for a medical evaluation. Once medically cleared, she was transported to jail.