Woman Accused Of Slapping Trooper During Traffic Stop In Asheville

4:47 PM, Feb 20, 2013   |    comments
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ASHEVILLE - A city woman is behind bars after police say she punched a Highway Patrol trooper during a traffic stop.

Tiffany Dawn Pittman, 30, of Reddick Road, was charged overnight with Assault on a Government Employee, Resisting Public Officers, Driving While Impaired and Driving with a Revoked License, according to warrants at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.

She was stopped by a Highway Patrol officer shortly after 1:30 a.m. today on Interstate 240.

Pittman is accused of punching the trooper in the face.

She is being held at the Buncombe County Detention Facility under a $5,000 bond.

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