Friendship woman arrested after allegedly biting deputy

FRIENDSHIP, Wis. (WSAW) -- A 44-year-old Friendship woman is facing criminal charges after investigators said she bit a deputy conducting a welfare check.

Deputies responded to County Highway F and 15th Court in Adams for a woman walking in traffic on Aug. 12.

Investigators said Tami Lemon was in possession of a heroin, a syringe and prescription medication not prescribed to her. According to a news release, during her arrest Tami became combative and bit a deputy in the forearm causing a laceration.

The deputy was treated and released from Moundview Hospital for his injury.

In addition to drug charges, authorities are recommending she be charged with battery to a law enforcement officer.

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