WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA) -- A woman burned an officer with a lit cigarette, after resisting arrest, police said in news release.
Porsche Yvette Bealle, 27, of Woodbridge, refused to subdue her dog when animal control arrived at her house to investigate a disturbance, police said.
When police arrived to assist animal control, Bealle refused to turn her dog over to the authorities and then got into a struggle with the arresting officer, police said.
Bealle then struck the officer in the face with a lit cigarette, police said.
She was arrested and charged with assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, police said.
The officer only sustained minor injuries in the struggle.