King Salmon – More information now on the assault of a peace officer and crash yesterday at the PG&E plant at King Salmon.
Saturday afternoon around 1:30, law enforcement says 24-year Katherine Zacevich was allegedly under the influence when she crashed her vehicle through a security gate.
She was walking away only wearing pants when contacted by a deputy but continued to ignore all commands. An attempted arrest was met with the suspect striking and attempting to kick the deputy who received minor injuries. Zacavich tried to escape by swimming in the slough.
She eventually was placed into custody and transported to the hospital for evaluation. Upon release, she was booked into Humboldt County Jail for battery on a peace officer and vandalism.
California Highway Patrol and Fortuna Police assisted with the arrest.