On June 2, 2017 at approximately 11:45 p.m., a Winchester Police Department (WPD) officer initiated a traffic stop in the 600 block of Berryville Avenue for failing to stop at a red light. During the course of the traffic stop a WPD drug detection K9 team arrived at the scene. The driver of the vehicle, Joanne Tuck, 29, of Frederick County, became uncooperative and was placed under arrest for obstruction of justice. During the arrest a fight ensued and another officer was struck in the face with a closed fist by Tuck.
Tuck was transported to the Northwest Regional Adult Detention Center and charged with the following:
Obstruction of Justice (18.2-460)
Resisting Arrest (18.2-479.1)
Possession of Marijuana (18.250.1)
Failure to Obey Traffic Light (46.2-833)