Woman Accused Of Assaulting Police Officer

Ora Jean Wharton / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Ora Jean Wharton / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

(CINCINNATI) -- A Cincinnati woman is behind bars, accused of assaulting a police officer.

According to police records, Ora Jean Wharton, 23, kicked the officer in the upper right leg while he was trying to place her in a police car to transport her to UC Hospital. After Wharton kicked the officer, she kicked the rear passenger door of the police car, leaving a small dent.

Wharton is charged with assault on a police officer and criminal damage.