Police: Woman Attacked Cabbie, Paramedic, Deputy

 

 
 
 

| Sunday, October 26, 2008


JEMS.com Editor's Note: Read Dr. Carol Cunningham's article"Combative Patients" to find out how providers can protect themselves from combative patients using verbal reassurance, physical restraints and chemical restraints. Also, know what to watch out for when using these techniques.

PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Deputies arrested a Palm Harbor woman Saturday on charges she attacked a cab driver outside her home as well as a deputy and paramedic who tried to help the driver.

The 57-year-old driver was unconscious when deputies arrived outside the home of Stephanie Gregory and witnesses told deputies that Gregory was kicking and hitting the woman while she was on the ground, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.

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