St. Pete woman accused of throwing tampon at police



A St. Petersburg woman was arrested on Monday after police say she hit an officer with a tampon.

  • Tacora Fields, 28, was arrested Monday
  • Deputies say St. Pete woman threw tampon at officer
  • Field charged with aggravated battery

According to police, Tacora Fields, 28, was in the middle of a physical confrontation when officers arrived on scene.When police stepped in to break up the fight, Fields reportedly threatened to hit an officer with her feminine hygiene product. And then, officers say, that’s exactly what she did.

Police said Fields removed the tampon and threw it, hitting an officer in the shoulder.  Authorities said Fields attempted to run, prompting the officer to use his stun gun before taking her into custody. She was charged with aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer. She was released Tuesday on a $5,000 bond.



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