A woman who’s alleged to have bitten off a police officer’s ear in Massachusetts, is being held in a police cell without bail.
Image shows Emma Wiley standing next to her attorney Mark Barry in court.
Emma Wiley was arrested by a female police officer Jessica Rondinelli outside a Salem bar but she turned violent against the law, biting off a part of her ear, AP wrote. The accused will therefore remain in police custody from where court trials are said to be in progress .
Reports confirm Wiley pleaded not guilty Monday in to charges including mayhem, assault and battery causing serious bodily injury, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest.
According to the report, prosecutors say Patrolwoman Jessica Rondinelli was called in to action after receiving details of a fight outside a bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.
During the arrest at about 1 a.m., 19-year-old Wiley was hand-cuffed but before Jessica could help put her legs in a cruiser, she attacked.
“She has my ear,” Rondinelli yelled, according to reports
Image shows Salem new police recruit Jessica Rondinelli who suffered cruelty on the job. She was sworn in a few weeks ago.
Willey bit off the cop’s ear in the horrific attack, and doctors were unable to re-attach it through surgery, reports say.
Wiley’s attorney said his client is a Salem State University student who suffers from depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Image: File Photo
Wiley is also being charged with using a false identification. She will remain in custody for not less than 120 days, the court ordered.
Meanwhile, Jessica Rondinelli is reportedly new on the job. She started her first police shift on July 1.