Police: East Wareham woman assaults officers, paramedic

Jan 2, 2019

Police say an East Wareham woman assaulted two officers and a paramedic on Tuesday, Jan. 1 while they attempted to bring her to Tobey Hospital.

Wareham Police and Wareham EMS responded to the Rosewood Motel around 2:30 a.m. where Officers Nate Aronson and Robert McLain said Brandierose J. Woodard, 25, had been injured following a disturbance. Reports did not disclose what the disturbance was.

According to police, Woodward became combative and kicked Lieutenant Robert Horte, a paramedic with the Wareham EMS, in the face. She then kicked Officer Aronson in the head and Officer McLain in the groin.

Woodard was arrested and charged with three counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault and battery on a police officer, assault and battery on ambulance personnel, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace.

After being treated at Tobey Hospital, Woodward was transported to the Wareham Police Station. She was due in Wareham District Court on Wednesday, Jan. 2.