On Saturday morning The Columbia Police Department we’re asked to respond to The Adair Regional Jail after an inmate was reported to have assaulted two Deputy Jailers.
The subject had been brought in earlier that night by officers and was charged at the time with public intoxication, possession of marijuana, and terroristic threatening; all misdemeanors. Once booked in, the inmate became hostile towards jail staff before getting physically combative, according to law enforcement.
Elizabeth Hansen, 38, of Louisville, has been additionally charged with two counts assault, 3rd degree; and inmate assault on corrections officer, a class D felony. Deputy jailers were not seriously injured. Officer Adam Cravens was the charging officer.