Woman arrested after allegedly punching officer in Del.

Jordyn Miller, 19, of Lewes  (Courtesy of Rehoboth Beach PD)

A woman is facing multiple charges after police say she punched an officer while resisting arrest, in Rehoboth Beach.

The Rehoboth Beach Police Department says on June 28, around 7:00 PM, they were call to Grotto's Pizza on the Boardwalk, at Baltimore Avenue, for a report of a disorderly person who was refusing to leave. Police say the manager reported that 19-year-old Jordyn Miller, a former employee, returned to the restaurant in search of her property. According to the report, Miller became belligerent with the manager yelling profanity and threats in front of patrons, when she was advised that the property was not there.

Law enforcement reports that an officer then located the Lewes woman outside the restaurant and attempted to take her into custody. During the arrest attempt, police say Miller Miller punched the officer in the side of his head. She was then taken into custody with the assistance of a second officer. 

Authorities say the officer who was assaulted during the incident was treated and released form Beebe Health Campus.

The 19-year-old was charged with one count of felony resisting arrest with force or violence, one count of offensive touching of a law enforcement officer, one count of disorderly conduct, one count of third degree criminal trespassing, and one count of possession of marijuana of a personal use quantity, a civil offense. 

Miller was released on $3,126 unsecured bail.

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