Hartsville woman spits on deputies attempting to arrest her

Hartsville woman spits on deputies attempting to arrest her

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - A Hartsville woman is out on bond Saturday after authorities say a routine traffic stop took an unusual turn.

Ju’Quesha Ta’Sha Bishop, 23, of Hartsville, has been charged with assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest after DCSO says she spit on deputies attempting to take her into custody. Authorities say a search of the vehicle yielded nine schedule II pills.

Bishop has been charged with driving under suspension and possession of a controlled substance in addition to assault.

According to a release, Bishop appeared before a Darlington County Magistrate this afternoon and was released on a $27,000 bond.

Bishop is currently serving a two-year probation sentence for assault and battery, first degree.

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