LAWMEN: Woman Bit Deputy On Face, Spit On Deputies

A woman is facing charges after authorities say she was found with drugs, bit a deputy on the face and spit on deputies.

Ashley Couch, age 25 of North Boyd Road in Castlewood, Virginia, was arrested in Beaufort County Tuesday, around midnight.

Authorities report they responded to a vehicle accident and possible domestic assault on Old Blounts Creek Road in Chocowinity and took Couch into custody because they suspected she was driving while impaired.

They say Couch tried to damage the inside of the trooper's vehicle and when she was moved to a deputy vehicle with a prisoner barricade, she began to spit on the deputies.

Lawmen say they found the drugs in her wrecked vehicle. Couch was taken to the hospital for blood tests to determine if she was drunk or on illegal drugs. Lawmen say after the procedure, Couch was being put into a car when she bit a deputy on his face and continued to spit.

Couch was locked up under a $42,000 secured bond.


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  • by to c-had on Feb 2, 2012 at 12:45 AM
    The first admendment does not have anything to do with something being appropiate. He has a right to speak his mind, but I think anyone who works with the public should not comment on a story on a website especially under the name LEO. Maybe he should use anonymous or BOB. So shut the f up.
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      by c-had on Feb 2, 2012 at 09:01 PM in reply to to c-had
      Actually it does have EVERYTHING to do with it.You see, It exists so that people like you do not regulate what folks like myself see and hear.Regardless of your OPINION you do not make the rules. OK A-NON ,SORRY. :)
  • by Barbara Location: Washington on Jan 30, 2012 at 09:59 AM
    She looks mean and really stupid. I hope she knows how to read the word stupid.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 27, 2012 at 05:00 PM
    She could have a mental illness. They should check her out for that. And deputy did not die from being biten. He has probably bit some people in his time.
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      by Mom on Jan 28, 2012 at 06:32 AM in reply to
      Really?! Really.
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      by of course! on Jan 28, 2012 at 11:46 AM in reply to
      yes, its not her fault. people cannot help their actions. and that deputy shouldnt complain if he gets a disease from her bites, because youre right, its probably karma. of course, the sarcasm doesnt translate, just trying to show you how stupid your post really is.
  • by Donald Location: Washington on Jan 27, 2012 at 04:46 PM
    I hope the deputy is alright.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 27, 2012 at 04:23 PM
    i had rather have the high speed chase charge hung me like the lady in the previous story than this. drug charges are bad enough but spitting on and biting our law officers, that is just going to far. do pray she gets help.
  • by ECUDAD on Jan 27, 2012 at 02:52 PM
    Somewhere, there is a boyfriend thanking the good Lord that this crazy woman is locked up.
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      by Mom on Jan 28, 2012 at 06:33 AM in reply to ECUDAD
      You really think she has one? Bahahahahah. He is stupid if she does.
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on Jan 27, 2012 at 02:07 PM
    If I was that deputy , she would have caught a nightstick or maglite across the skull.
  • by ralphie Location: ahoskie on Jan 27, 2012 at 11:51 AM
    a waste is a terrible thing to mind. I hope the deputy does not get rabies.
  • by VaMan on Jan 27, 2012 at 11:51 AM
    I think she is pretty...
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      by yea man on Jan 27, 2012 at 01:34 PM in reply to VaMan
      pretty is only skin deep
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      by Formerly O.L.I. on Jan 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM in reply to VaMan
      I was always told "pretty is, as pretty does."
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      by Anonymous on Jan 28, 2012 at 05:28 PM in reply to VaMan
      Yeah! Pretty MEAN!
  • by laura Location: greenville on Jan 27, 2012 at 11:49 AM
    I know what they say about crazy girls, but she's the type to kill all your hunting dogs, slash your tires, and curse at your mama. Or as my father in law puts it, that's the screwin' ya git for the screwin' ya got. I'm sure more than one young man had his first good nights sleep in a long time after they took her off.
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      by Bookie on Jan 27, 2012 at 05:50 PM in reply to laura
      Love it. And very, very true.
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