2 women facing drug charges, 1 allegedly attacks officers
ENERGY, IL (KFVS) - Two women are facing charges after police say they found heroin. One of the women then allegedly attacked an officer and a dispatcher at the police department.
Autumn Schuttek, 25, of De Soto, was charged with unauthorized parking in a handicap zone, driving while license suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, resisting a peace officer, aggravated battery of a peace officer and possession of hypodermic syringes and needles.
Kimber Maleski, 30, of Johnston City, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and possession of hypodermic syringes and needles.
According to the Energy Police Department, officers stopped a vehicle on Saturday, Oct. 4 around 8:49 a.m. at the Walmart in Herrin, Ill. for multiple traffic violations.
Police say they learned the driver, Schuttek, was a suspended driver.
They say the back seat passenger, Maleski, was in possession of what is believed to be heroin.
They were arrested and taken to the Herrin Police Department for processing.
According to police, while at the police department, Schuttek was un-handcuffed to use the restroom. They say she then attacked the arresting officer and a Herrin dispatcher, allegedly hitting the officer in the head several times with a closed fist.
Police say Schuttek was subdued, placed back in custody and taken to a hospital for detox. She was then taken to the Williamson County Jail.
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