Halifax Woman Charged in Police Officer Assault

Halifax Co., VA - A Halifax woman is facing felony charges after allegedly attacking two police officers this weekend.

Police say EMTs were responding to a South Boston apartment complex when Jessica Pannell, 21, approached them, acting aggressively.

South Boston Police were called to the scene.

When they arrived, police say Pannell assaulted Officer T.W. Bush and Corporal M.W. Bowen.Both officers are okay.
Pannell was charged with two counts of assaulting an officer.

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